CORON, Palawan has been described as one of the best spots for diving. PHOTOGRAPH COURTESY OF DISCOVERY FLEET
The Philippines recently took center stage at the Marine Diving Awards 2020 in Tokyo, winning the Best Overseas Diving Award. Readers of Marine Diving Magazine, the leading scuba diving magazine in Japan, cast over 800 of the 3,572 total votes in favor of the Philippines’ dive spots.
Among thousands of dive sites in the Philippines, the magazine noted some of the areas the country is most famous around the world for, including Cebu, Bohol, Moalboal and Busuanga. Other exceptional dive sites include Apo Reef Natural Park, the second biggest adjoining coral reef system in the world; and Tubbataha, the only marine Asian UNESCO World heritage site.
Dive spots in the Philippines are known for their vibrance and variety, offering explorers plenty of options. The many experienced divers around the country also ensure that travelers of different skill or depth certification levels have something to enjoy.
Discovery Fleet Corporation, in particular, offers an array of diving experiences for diverse interests. The company has two main routes, Cebu—Malapascua—Visayas and Apo Reef—Coron. The ships travel to some of the most sought-after sites around the globe, and allows divers to catch rare sightings of marine life, underwater landscapes, and historic wrecks.
The Discovery family also manages Club Paradise Divers, the in-house dive center at the award-winning private island resort of Club Paradise Resort in Coron, Palawan.
As the world slowly looks forward to new adventures again, divers don’t have to venture far from home for unique experiences. Discover underwater thrills in the Philippines’ best dive spots.
Visit www.discoveryfleet.com and www.clubparadisepalawan.com or email at [email protected] for routes and trip schedules.
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