DIVE CABILAO

5D/4N Dive & Cruise

price from USD$1,499 /person

General Information

For those who want a taste of what the Visayas has to offer , we have a short cruise that covers someof the best diving in the Philippine central group of islands.

 

Sample Itinerary

Day 1: Embarkation in Mactan. Time permitting, check out dive in the area. Lift anchor for Cabilao after dinner.

Day 2: Cabilao Island.
Cabilao diving is an excellent mix of vistas of pristine soft and hard corals as well as macro critters galore. Expect to find steep walls decorated with gorgonians. The shallower reef areas are where seahorses, frogfishes, several types of ghost pipefish, blue ring octopus and nudibranchs abound.

  • 7 am - 1st dive (light breakfast is served before) View Point
  • Heavy Breakfast
  • 10 am - 2nd dive Light house
  • 12 - lunch
  • 1:30 pm - 3rd dive Fallen Tree
  • 4 pm - 4th dive Looc
  • 5 pm - Light snacks
  • 6:30 pm - 5th dive Night dive
  • 7 pm - Dinner for those who do not want to night dive
  • 8 pm - dinner for night divers

Day 3: OSLOB
Oslob is now the year round host to the whale sharks and one of the few places in the world where you can dive with them in clear and shallow waters. Please follow the rules set for interacting with them to avoid injury to both divers and these gentle giants.

  • 7 am - 1st dive Whaleshark
  • 10 am - 2nd Dive Whaleshark
  • 12 pm - Lunch
  • 2 pm - 3rd dive Sumilon
  • Move to Balicasag
  • 6 pm - night dive

Day 4: BALICASAG
Balicasag Island is one of the most famous dive destinations in the Visayas and remains rightly so. From deep plateaus with a Black Coral forest, to walls festooned with sea fans and shallow areas populated by fields of hard coral, this small island has it all. If you love clown fishes, this is the place to be, as several species reside within the rich coral reefs.

  • 7 am - 1st dive Black Forest
  • 10 am - 2nd Dive Rudy’s Rock
  • 12 pm - Lunch
  • 2 pm - 3rd dive Cathedral
  • 4 pm - 4th dive Divers Haven
  • 6 pm - Lift anchor for Mactan

Day 5: Disembark Mactan after breakfast

OTHER DIVE ROUTE

VISAYAS - CABILAO - OSLOB

Expect to find steep walls decorated with gorgonians. The shallower reef areas are where seahorses, frogfishes, several types of ghost pipefish, blue ring octopus and nudibranchs abound.
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VISAYAS - SOUTHERN LEYTE - SURIGAO

Let us show you off the beaten path dive sites such as Cantrasa Reef and the Hagakhak islands in Surigao.
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