Puerto Galera Dive Sites and Map

Angelyn's Dive Resort in Sabang Beach Puerto Galera, Philippines

is fortunate to have more than 30 dive sites that we visit frequently. All these marvelous dive sites are just ten minutes off the beach with the furthest ones over on the drop off at . There really is something for everyone here with walls, wrecks, caves, drift dives, swim-thru's, macro dives and much more. Everything to make a very memorable "Sabang Beach Diving" and "Puerto Galera Diving" experience!

Puerto Galera Dive Sites Map

Puerto Galera Dive Sites List


         

21. Sinandigan Wall

Clownfish at Puerto Galera Sinandigan Wall Depth: 5-35m. heaven! A rocky slope is broken up by two walls, the bigger going down to 30m where big rocks are scattered on the bottom. Between the walls hundreds of flourish, as do countless . The diversity is massive. On the same dive, you'll encounter up to 15 different species of colorful , , the occasional , warty , hiding under rocky outcrops, almost every kind of anemone fish there is (including ). The walls are covered with sponges and green tree coral, and and are common signtings here. Once you leave the walls and go shallow, you will find an impressive variety of hard coral and mushroom corals all the way to very shallow water. This is a great dive site for macro photographers but everyone is usually taken by this colorful and varied dive. Must be done on a flood.




22. Turtle Rock

Depth: 40m. Follow the slope down at the bottom of Sinandigan Wall, to a giant rock at 45m. The name "Turtle Rock" comes from the shape of a rock at the surface the dive guides use to find the spot, it's not a notion of what to find on the dive site. However, Turtle Rock is a great dive site for divers with deep diver training.

The rock is healthy with marine life, such as and whip corals. are common, as are unusual and Emperor . This is also the place to be lucky and spot a . This site is best dived on flood tide, and because of the short bottom time, it's recommended to follow the slope back up to Sinandigan Wall and finish shallow, to make it a nice, long and relaxed dive.
Thresher Shark at Puerto Galera Turtle Rock


23. Coral Cove



Blue Ribbon Eel at Puerto Galera Coral Cove Depth: 26m. A wonderful dive site for macro lovers. A sloping reef ends in a small wall at 20m that follows the reef along for quite some time. On the slope, you will find countless , whip coral, , and very often . The wall and its overhangs is home to some unusual critters Blue and Black , juvenile Emperor Fish, of all varieties, hiding in bubble coral, flamboyant and just to name a few. Banded are common here, as are on the adjacent sandy bottom. Go deeper and you might find Thorny hiding in the rubble.




24. Boulders

Depth: 18-32m. At the surface you face a vertical stone wall and a few large boulders breaking the surface. As you descend underwater, down the slope, the site is covered with different shaped and sized boulders that look like they have rolled from the cliff and have come to rest on the slope, creating swim-throughs and caves and lots of hiding places for marine life. This unusual divesite doesn't sport much of the lush vegetation and colorful corals seen at other dive sites in Puerto Galera. Instead you'll be treated to dramatic rock formations, black coral formations, schools of hovering over the reef, lots of and often and . Bring your torch to light up the overhangs under the rocks and don't forget to ask about the .

This is where we find the Thorny , the one that doesn't need a magnifying glass to be seen unlike its pygmy counterpart. They reside in 28-30m, unfortunately hiding in the rubble but a good dive guide will find them for you. This site on flood tide when there is no current as the area has a lot of silt sediment. It is a good site for wide-angle macro photography when the visibility is good.
Seahorse at Puerto Galera Boulders


25. Japanese Wreck



Sweetlips at Puerto Galera Japanese Wreck Depth: 5-40m. Situated on a flat sandy bottom, all that remains of this WWII Japanese patrol boat is the engine block and propeller shaft with the propeller. Two very large are resident, along with many and a wealth of small invertebrates. A flashlight and a good dive guide make for a good dive,since the dive site can be hard to find.

This is a dive preferably done on nitrox and can only be done on a flood tide. Follow the slope up towards Boulders after you've finished admiring the propeller, and make your way between the rocks into shallow water.

Angelyn's Dive Resort can create customized dive itineraries for our guests. Are you ready to plunge and visit these wonderful Puerto Galera dive sites? Check out our Puerto Galera Dive Rates and Room Rates. View other Puerto Galera dive sites.


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Puerto Galera

Puerto Galera, Philippines is located on the northern shores of Mindoro Island about 130 km south of Manila and 14 nautical miles from Batangas City. It is bounded on the north by Verde Island Passage, on the south, by the Municipality of San Teodoro, Oriental Mindoro, and on the west, by the Municipality of Abra de Ilog, Occidental Mindoro. The town is made up of coastal villages and is considered to have one of the best natural harbors in the Philippines and one of the most beautiful bays in the world.

Sabang Beach

Sabang Beach is the most popular beach in Sabang, Puerto Galera. Other notable beaches in Sabang are Small La Laguna Beach and Big La Laguna Beach. Walking between the three you might not even notice the difference but each has a separate feel and activity level, Sabang Beach being the liveliest. Big Lalaguna Beach is the best for swimming with its clean sand and coral reef with cordoned swimming area prohibited to boats.

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Angelyn's Dive Resort is among several beach resorts in Sabang Beach Puerto Galera. Each room at Angelyn's Dive Resort includes air conditioning, television, shower, mini bar, satellite/cable TV. Angelyn's Dive Resort also features shops, meeting facilities, nightclub, restaurant, Wi-Fi in public areas. This Puerto Galera resort is sure to make each guest's trip an enjoyable one. Guests may take advantage of sporting or leisure activities such as massage, water sports (motorized), water sports (non-motorized) and dive lessons at this hotel. Guests will find this service-oriented hotel with superb facilities and its amenities provides excellent value. Other notable resorts, hotels, and bed and breakfast inns in Puerto Galera are Sea Jewel Beach Resort, White Beach Resort and Seashore Beach Resort.