What To Expect On a Camiguin Liveaboard
Liveaboards in Camiguin Island offer a range of underwater excursions, luxury and great hospitality on board. Camiguin Island is situated in the Bohol Sea, north of Mindanao and is just one of the amazing Philippines dive destinations. Camiguin liveaboards will show you a world once volcanic in nature, lined with white sandy beaches and clear blue waters surrounding this islands lush, dense green rainforest.
Claimed in the past as one of the top ten islands of the world to dive, Camguin Island has many dive sites with diverse life and each site has something special to offer. The usual philippines' spectacular sealife comes out to play here: white tip reef sharks, turtles, frogfish and ghost pipefish are some of the rareities that can be found at this island. You will also have the possibility of spotting Eagle Rays and Mantas here too. Your Camiguin luxury liveaboard will take you on a journey through volcanic underwater history showing your craters, canyons and reefs alike that are all enhanced in their coral life due to the past volcanic activity bringing richness to these dive sites. Whilst sailing in Camiguin Island you will be treated to 4 dives a day taking in many underwater sights and allowing you to enjoy the diversity of life that can be found in the philippines. Your dive tour will aloow you to see the brightly coloured corals both hard and soft as well as the black coral forests seen in this part of the world. The best Camiguin Island itinerary allows you to enjoy different sites that are on offer here on your liveaboard tour.
Dive Sites Of Camiguin
Agutaya Reef Camiguin Island's Hibok-Hibok Volcano towers in the backdrop of this site. A sandy bay, calm, quiet and peaceful waters over a reef. Great for divers of all abilities to enjoy.
Midina Underwater Springs Two options here a cold freshwater spring (alibuag) which sends bubbles form the sea floor. Then a coral reef 300m west of White Island's coast.
Sunken Cemetery A giant white cross marks the spot where once a local burial ground lay. However, this cemetery was covered in volcanic lava during an eruption and now underwater is a healthy reef with resident turtles a plenty. Dive this site to a depth of 26 meters.
Old Vocano A dive at a depth between 5 and 35 meters. Dive through a canyon here formaed by sharp pinnacles. This delightful site can offer pygmy seahorses if you look closely, ghost pipefish, batfish, frogfish and white tip reef sharks. Every now and again divers here have been treated to Eagle Rays and Manta Rays!
Paradise Garden A beautiful spot covered in a vast array of hard and soft corals. From 3 metres descend into this ancient volcanic crater down to 35 metres. This site has canyons and many holes to peek inside and find scorpion fish, turtles, moray eels ad sweetlips hiding away.
Bulias Shoal Drift dive this site over a forest of black coral and to a depth of 30 meters. Large coral head attract many puple and orange anthias. See here schools of tuna, sweetlips and black or red groupers.
Top Tips For Divers
Bring your underwater camera to catch your diving moments in the clear water. You are likely to catch some wonderful snaps of the rare sealife here that will make your diving pals back home very jealous of your trip. If you remember your torch you can look carefully under and around corals at depths to find hidden creatures on your dive trip.
Getting To Camiguin
You will more often then not arrive arrive to the Philippines through the capital's Manila airport. Getting to your Camiguin Island tour dive liveaboard couldn't be easier. Arrive by Plane to Cebu and take local transport to the yacht Club. You can fly to Cebu with Cebu-Pacific Air or even fly into the philippines direct to Cebu with Qatar Airways from Doha, Malaysian airlines from Kuala Lumpur or Singapore Airlines from Singapore.
Camiguin Diving Reviews
The initial program has been modified due to weather. All the dives were full of coral garden, fishes. We had the chance to see turtles and hippocamp.Diving Camiguin in February on the Seadoors