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Apo Island Marine Reserve

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Negros Oriental, Philippines
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Reviewed yesterday

Made 12 dives here in 4 days and they were all really good or truly outstanding. A few of them were current dives, all of them had thousands of fish and abundant coral and around Rock Point East & West there were hundreds of big...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank slkfjjenfnkjoeind
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Booked our Apo Island tour via coco mangrove Hotel. I.strongly suggest all do the same, its worth every penny. You get excellent ferry from Siquijor island, your tour guides, and buffet lunch. We saw so many tortoises that you wonder how many more are out...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Xyberdoc
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Not much marine life.. looks fished out .. but the corals are nice. Few Turtles. Can be quite busy with divers and boats.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dive Master G
Reviewed 5 days ago

Apo Island is where human and sea turtle see each other. They are gentle sea creature, so harmless and trusting. You wanted to stay on and simply look at them glide around you. The experience is memorable! The experience could have been superb if only...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank SunValleyHomestay
Reviewed 5 days ago

The island was so full when i visited last Feb 6..maybe because it was still chinese new year...but if you dive it’s worth the time..

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Evelyn T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dived here a few times , one of the best dive sites in the world , corals amazing,loads of small to mid marine life , sometimes the odd whale shark , and dolphins occasionally

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 554MichaelA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went with AivyMaes Divers, one diver and five snorkelers. Staff was very friendly and kind. Made sure we were safe. We saw amazing coral, fish and turtles! Schedule a dive or snorkel and visit the area!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I went there from Coco Grove Beach Resort for a day trip on the Resort boat and with the resort dive instructor (Gabriel). It was awesome!! The coral coverage was magnificent and there were so much marine life (turtles etc). The diving...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank amstos
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 4 nights for a post new years eve Rest. Come here to relax, don't expect to have action packed days. snorlkle in the reserve after 3 if you stay on the island. Day trippers, there's a reason why people go the turtle...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank fredhacking
Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

I have always wanted to see the giant sea turtles of Apo Island and I am happy I got to see them on my birthday! I was in awe of their beauty, of their calmness despite heavy current, and of their gentle features. It was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Response from Xyberdoc | Reviewed this property |
Book. In advance esp. In the summer months, it's always fully booked
May 27, 2017|
Response from Xyberdoc | Reviewed this property |
Not a good idea, as you lose time traveling as well as its more expensive and not so safe if waves are choppy