The Pescador Island / Philippines

The Pescador Island
The Pescador Island is located in front of the Moalboal Island and it is one of the best places for taking photos of the Philippines’ underwater world. The walls descend to 25-50m/82-164ft depth and offer spectacular opportunities for picturesque drift dives with good visibility around coral gardens and abundance of the marine life. During the dive divers can spot all possible migrating fish species of the archipelago starting with tunas and ending with whale sharks.
Another sight of Pescador Island is large schools of sardines that can be periodically seen in these waters.

Location: Tanon Strait, a few kilometers from the western coast of the Cebu Island

What to see: Tunas, barracudas, jacks, crocodile needlefish and thresher sharks

Depth: 15-20m/49-65ft

Currents: 1knot

Visibility: 5-50m/16-164ft

Season for diving: All year round. The water temperature averages between 27-30C/80-86F.

 

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