DIVE SITE MARINE SANCTUARY
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DIVE SITE "MARINE SANCTUARY, APO ISLAND"


Generally:

Steep slope

Shape: long reef
Size: ca. 200 meter long
Distance: 20 minutes
Direction: Süd
Max. depth: max. 20 meter
Current: no to gentle
Visibillity: 10 – 25 meter
Best Season: all year round

Description of dive site:

You start the dive at the notheast end of the bay and follow the steep slope down to the max. depth of 20 m.

The reef on your right shoulder you continue the tour with a multilevel profile ascending along the steep slope back to the reeftop.

You reach the southeast end of the bay. Here you will find Clownfish City in 4 – 7 meters depth.
Big, with anemones coverd coral blocks give shelter for different kind of Clownfish.

This place is still one of the attractions on Apo Island. On the reef top you dive back to the entry point, direction northeast.



What to be seen:

At the begin of this dive you can find black corals on the
steep slope. In this slope there are some overhangs and
hardcorals.

It’s a good idea to bring a diving lamp. You pass many table corals and staghorn corals on your way to Clownfish City. Triggerfish and sea snakes are often seen here too. Interesting to observe are the numberous different clownfishes in Clownfish City. Most of all, the black anemonefish you will find here in big numbers.


Special: wonderful corals and the famous Clownfish City
   
Difficulty: beginners and advanced divers
   
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Marine Sanctuary
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