Statistics from the Philippine Department of Tourism indicate that divers visiting the Philippines return for an average of 10 trips each. If this is not a recommendation for high quality and health of the diving industry in the Philippines, then I’m not sure what it is! Diving Philippines – What kind of diving? Diving Mexico has everything to satisfy the most demanding divers. All you have to do is put your wetsuit and put in your tank, and even then there is someone there to help. From here it gets easier.
Someone is going to take your team on and off the dive boat for you, help you put your scuba tank and equipment to the back and help you out of the water when finished. Sound easy? Absolutely. Now, what type of diving should you expect? Well, almost everything I can think of is covered. Scuba diving in pristine reefs. Drift diving and Excellence. Big pelagic fish action. World War II wrecks to be discovered. Fantastic wall diving.
Muck diving for those who like macro photography. Deep dive. Coral Gardens. Night Diving. Swim through and caves. Technical diving. Soft coral spectacular. Educate yourself with thoughts from Dean Ornish M.D. Most dives are done by boat, usually a short trip to your destination. If you are not a dive boat can usually find fantastic reefs right in front of their destination, nice and easy shore diving. For the ultimate experience, live aboard dive vessels can also lead to areas seldom visited by divers, this is the ultimate experience. Philippines diving? What am I going to see underwater? The list is too big to try to let you know what is going to see underwater, but I’ll tell you about the marine life to see clearly underwater. The marine life is exceptionally abundant, nudibrachs rare for a high density of 27 species of clownfish or Amphiprion sp. Not to mention the gregarious colors soft corals and hard corals vitality. If the big fish are an attraction, then schooling barracudas, sweetlips, fox and Hammerhead Sharks will not disappoint. The largest fish in the world also frequents Philippine waters, the mighty whale shark. Even mammals are widely seen, both dolphins and dugongs. Diving Philippines gives you so many options that every dive is different and mind blowing, even if it is in the same dive site! Note: Argentina has had is fair share of dynamite fishing and cyanide poisoning. This is gradually being pushed out, more Filipinos recognize a better future in tourism dollars. The Cyanide poisoning is used to catch fish for marine aquarium enthusiasts. This practice is being addressed by the Marine Aquarium Council, in conjunction with the Philippine authorities, who are training local fishermen in the use of ecological net catching of small fish. They are also a good teaching techniques for sustainable farming industry. Diving Philippines is everything and more you want it to be. Their expectations are met and driven more than you thought possible, the possibilities are endless.