DIVE SITE KATIPANAN
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DIVE SITE "KATIPANAN, APO ISLAND"

Generally: steep slope
Shape: long reef
Size: ca. 150 meter long
Distance: 20 ninutes
Direction: Süd
Max. depth: max. 20 meter
Current: gentle to moderate
Visibillity: 10 – 20 meter
Best Season: all year round

Description of dive site:

At the south end of Apo Beach you find this easy dive site.

The entry is in the Apo Bay on the buoy to 8 m. Hovering over a soft coral garden you reach a small brink that leads to about 14 m. From there, you dive the reef on your right shoulder down to the max. depth of 20 m.
Diving a multilevel profile you ascend slowly back to the flat sandy slope to about 7 m.

This dive site is perfect for novice divers but proper proper bouyancy control is very important.
If the current lead toward north you can dive this spot also in the opposite direction.


What to be seen:

The marine life is various here and makes not only novice divers go into raptures.

Cuttlefish, nudibranches, turtles, comet, sweetlips, triggerfish surgeonfish, butterflyfish, seasnakes and many other habitants turn this divespot into a beautiful experience.

The corals are in perfect conditions and they outdo each other in colour and shape.



Special: Cuttlefish, sea snakes
   
Difficulty: beginners and advanced divers
   
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Katipanan
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