Dive Sites in Sipalay

Wreck Diving

MS Jojo

Lying on its side, this 80 meters long two-mast freighter is the home of countless batfish and big lionfish. You will see hundreds of them while diving through the cargo hatch. MS Jojo sunk in the eighties and lies now between 22 and 33 meters deep on a sandbank.

Juliens Wreck

A commissioned American ammunitions ship carrying supplies to the Philippine guerrillas, the SS Panay played a crucial role in the war against the Japanese Imperial Forces. In March 1942 it was spotted and torpedoed by two Japanese planes and laid to rest on the bottom of Campomanes Bay. The approx. 90 meters long warship lies perfectly upright in 33 – 41 meters depth and still has hundreds of gas masks on board.

Depth: 33-41 meters

SS Panay

This beautifully overgrown freighter lies scattered in approx. 7 meters depth. Lots of vivacious fishes and manifold colourful corals as well as Ribbon eels live here in this luminous wreck area. Juliens Wreck is the perfect divespot for beginners and also qualifies for snorkeling.

Depth: 7 meters

Cave Diving

Langub Caves

Explore two caves and one grotto in one dive! Stingrays frequently hide on the caves’ sandy ground while the ceilings are decked out with cute dangling bats. Langub Caves is an exiting dive in 5 meters depth which even suits for novices.

Depth: 5 meters

Drop Offs

Eva’s Point

A marvelous densely overgrown wall right at the entry to Campomanes Bay.

Depth: 2-28 meters

E.P. Extension I

Another beautiful wall dive towards Campomanes Bay. Lots of table corals.

Depth: max. 26 meters

Mystery Wall

A beautiful drop off. For advanced divers only.

Depth: 35-70 meters

Anajaua West

This is a fantastic drop off on the western side of “Turtle Island”. The wall roof is heavily overgrown with various colorful corals in 3 meters depth, dropping vertically to 15 meters.

Depth: 3 meters


Dante’s Peak

A wonderful slope with lots of corals and fish.

Depth: 5–38 meters

Manta Drop

A mesmerizing slope with fishes and corals in abundance. You may even come across a turtle now and then.

Depth: 5-31 meters


An exciting slope in the vicinity of Takatuka Lodge with white sandy canyons running through. Superb for night dives.

Depth: 8-16 meters

Obon Point

A slanting coral garden near “Obon Caves” crisscrossed with canyons.

Depth: 6-28 meters

Friday the 13th

This vivid coral reef is smoothly sloping from 5 – 36 meters and is teeming with fishes and all kinds of corals.

Depth: 5-36 meters

MA Asin south I

Beautiful slope south of Campomanes bay.

Depth: 5–20 meters

MA Asin south II

A lot of soft- and hardcorals at this coral garden.

Depth: 5-27 meters

Turtle Head Point

This slopy dive spot near “Turtle Island” is the habitat of various small and bigger fishes, too.

Depth: 3-35 meters

Reef Diving

Cartagena Bay

A region rich in corals, canyons, rocks and fishes.

Depth: 5-22 meters

Kentschikan north

Dive through luxuriant canyons, territory of thousands of fishes.

Depth: 3-20 meters

Kentschikan south

This continuation of Kentschikan north is a fabulous spot for night diving.

Depth: 3-15 meters

Habok Habok

This multicolored reef plateau is fascinatingly split up by clefts in 3 – 12 meters depth.

Depth: 3-12 meters

Hidden Sea

Countless anemones are gently waving in the soft current of the entrance to “Hidden Sea”.

Depth: 5-20 meters

Hidden Sea south

A spectacular dive site where densly overgrown coral rocks are scattered all over the sandy bottom.

Depth: 5-15 meters


A free plunge down to 33 – 45 meters to visit an exciting reef where various big fishes meet. Tuna, baracudas and sharks frequent this coral-rock sprewn, sandy region.

Depth: 33-45 meters


Another reef dive down to 26 meters. There is a shark cave and a very romantic wall you can enjoy.

Depth: 26 meters

Marco Polo

You reach this fantastic coral reef by direct descent at 27m. Always good visibility. Only for experienced divers. Here can see hundreds of big fish.

Depth: 27 meters

Ballo Garden

The underwater scenery here is magnificent. It is a particularly varied coral garden crisscrossed with canyons.

Depth: 3-25 meters

Turtle’s Back

You will marvel at the immense diversity of corals and fishes you can observe here in 5 to 20 meters depth.

Depth: 5-20 meters

Ayers Rock

The beautiful sunken island reminds at the Ayers rock of Australia. Fantastic corals and lots of fish.

Depth: 18-35 meters

Sunken Island

Another fantastic sunken island with lots of fish and corals. A very popular divesite.

Depth: 8-25 meters


A very nice spot with coral rocks on white sandy bottom.

Depth: 6-15 meters

Unique dive sites

Mad Max

You will dive right under an old dock through a breathtaking steel landscape scattered with gigantic, colorfully overgrown tires as well as an enormous, chained anchor. Mad Max is the home of pipefish, lobsters, stonefish, morays and lionfish in hundreds. An extraordinary dive site in 5 – 28 meters depth.

Depth: 5-28 meters

Danjugan Island

Danjugan Island is a nature reserve patronized by the “Philippine Reef and Rainforest Projects”. Its unique dive spots can only be visited having the
specific permit and being led by one of their own guides. Moreover, because the dives are limited, it is not necessarily possible to dive any time.