APO Island is a small island near Dumaguete and Siquijor. Known for its group of clownfish, APO Island is ideal for diving and is a great place to enjoy sharks and ocean life, while turtles are frequent visitors. Marine Sanctuary is a very good dive site on APO Island, where coral reefs with small corals and anemones are interspersed with clownfish.
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Apo Island is one of the best tourist spots in Negros Oriental, known being the best diving and snorkeling destination in the province. It is composed of coral beaches with crystal clear waters and just few meters away from the shore, sea turtles can be sighted and this what makes Apo Island a great snorkeling destination. To explore more, go diving to see spectacular marine lifeforms underwater on a deep sea level. Amazing rock formations can also be observed in the island.
Apo Island is a 40-minute boat voyage from Zamboanga, Philippines, off the southeastern coast of Negros. A 30-minute motorized boat journey from the community of Malatapay, Zamboanga to Negros Oriental, will take you there. Because of the island's incredible marine life, Apo Island snorkeling and diving is the most popular activity. Apo is the epicenter of marine biodiversity, with colorful soft coral beds in the shallows and massive gorgonian sea fans. In the shallows, scores of protected green and hawksbill turtles can be spotted. Huge schools of jacks, groupers, and fusiliers are also present.
🌸DAY 1 (Apo Island)
🔸Swimming with the Sea Turtles
🔸Snorkling with Coral reefs
📌Go to ceres bus terminal in dumaguete and find the bus going to bayawan/malapatay and tell the conductor you are going to the jump off point of Apo Island. Travel time 30-45mins.
Dgt to Apo island jump off (malapatay)
-33php (non aircon)
📌Once your off to jump off point, you can walk 10-15mins going to port or either ride a tricycle.
Going to apo island
OTHER FEE's :🔻
-5php/pax (terminal fee at the port)
-100php/pax (island environmental fee)
📌Port to Apo Island is 20-40mins boat ride.
📌Apo Island is a very small and wonderful island. Swimming with sea turtles is UNLIMITED.Usually you will see 3-5 turtles on a whole day snorkling. Apo Island also have a amazing coral reef and a hill called Talaytay, you can hike 20-30mins at the top and you will see the whole Apo Island above.
-100php/pax (Life jacket/vest)
-100php/pax (Snorkling gear/mask)
-100php good for 4 pax ( Tour Guide/Life Guard)
The island of Apo is located near the Dain area in Dumaguete, Philippines. It takes about half an hour to get a crab boat from the pier in Dauin. It takes about half an hour by car from Dumaguete City to Dain District. The most famous of apo island is the sea turtle. You can see a lot of snorkeling. The dive shop in Dumaguete City can report a day trip to apo island. The package is divided into snorkeling package and deep dive package. The snorkeling package is about 1000P for one person, including transportation to and from the Duma and Dain, a day trip to the sea, snorkeling tools, and lunch. The shallow package is charged according to the number of dive trips. It generally has a dive 1500P, two dive 2800P, and a three dive 3300p. It also provides round-trip transportation, diving equipment and lunch. Under the temptation of price, we finally chose three dive. (Exchange rate 1 HKD 7 peso)
apo Island's underwater environment is very good, the first dive we have seen turtles and many cute little sea rabbits, a big rule of diving in the sea is, do not touch and disturb Those marine life, while protecting them, are also protecting themselves. The second dive dive site before the dive, the coach told us that there will be ocean currents underneath, and that if we have to deal with the currents at high speed, I just want to say that when I encounter the flow, I kick and kick my waist. To break, if you want to experience the currents of the diver, you can try it. The third dive is leisure diving. I saw a lot of sea turtles, different varieties, and many beautiful corals.