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Skeleton Reef

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Address: Coron, Busuanga Island, Philippines

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Lots of fish who are not afraid to go near you

The attraction is the shipwreck but the friendly fishes steal the show. They swarm to you as if to say hi. Snorkeling is a joy here!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2016
Achikins
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Quezon City, Philippines
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Western Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we visited Coron/Busuanga, our intent was to experience the many snorkeling opportunities (reefs, marine life & wrecks) that were available on day trips leaving Coron port. This place was one the sites visited/experienced during one of our private day trips. We arrived at this site during mid-morning and there were a few other boats (and tourists "bobbing around aimlessly"... More 

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Puerto Princesa, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This trip made me wanna go on scuba diving lessons.. I am totally inspired looking at the skeleton wreck overpowered by corals..

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Orlando
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the last snorkeling site we went to on our island hopping tour so it was a bit crowded but it hardly diminished from the overall experience. As you dive into the water you immediately notice the number of fish in area who are not afraid of human contact. As you approach the buoy of the wreck and look... More 

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Almaty, Kazakhstan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Snorkeling is nice in that little area and you will be able to see the Skeleton, although you have to really focus on that.

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Thank PcholkaVe
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Snorkeling to see the reef is not as good as scuba diving. There are lots of corals but u will barely see the wreckage that make up the skeleton reef if youre only snorkeling.

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Thank ƎĐison C
Quezon City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

The attraction is the shipwreck but the friendly fishes steal the show. They swarm to you as if to say hi. Snorkeling is a joy here!

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Good chance to see wrecks for non-divers. Visibility is enough to see front of ship. Those, who can dive well, can even touch the ship.

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We enjoyed snorkeling here..I just don't wanna sight the sunken boat so I just stay nearby our boat.. so much rishes in there and we loved it.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

The front part of the sunken ship has a rope attached to it which you can hold on to for the (practice) dive :-). The place has lots of fishes, clear water, beautiful corals in a smaller site. There were only two boats (ours and another one) when we were there so it was not crowded.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

If you’re just starting to dive, this is an easy spot to get some nice wreck photos at the Skeleton Reef. However, don’t waste your days/ dives on this spot if you haven’t finished the 6 main Japanese sunken shipwrecks.

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