The Alona House Reef diving site is in Panglao, Bohol.
The Alona House Reef is located at less than 1 kilometer (half nautical miles) heading to the 83° on the compass, from our Scotty's Dive Center in Panglao, Bohol. It takes circa 3 minutes to go to the dive site by boat.
The Alona dive site is made of a sloped wall, starting at around 5 meters (15 feet) deep, and going down to 25 meters (80 feet) where after it's not so interesting.
The visibility is usually good to excellent depending on the tides and the weather.
The seabeds of the Alona House reef diving site is mostly sandy with big formation of corals where the tropical fishes are shoaling in a clear water.
Sea cucumbers are common in the area as well as eels, feathered starfish, and nudibranchs. It's a good diving spot for beginners who want a relaxing dive, as well as for macro photography.
Diving at the Alona House Reef dive site.
One of the shallow diving destination in Bohol and a perfect quiet dive for beginners.
The Alona House Reef, is also well known for its beautiful sloped wall covered by many different species of corals with colorful tropical fishes schooling around.
The underwater biodiversity is nice, but you need to care about the corals as the critters are living inside.
You can find many crevasses where eels are hiding. Often sighted the giant frogfish is also living in the area.
Harlequin ghost pipefish and mushroom ghost pipefish are inhabiting the sloped wall too.
If you want to do a relaxed dive and enjoy the colorful tropical marine life, do not hesitate any more, the Alona House Reef dive site is made for you.
Our thoughts about diving at the Alona House Reef diving site.
During the day or at night, the Alona House Reef dive site is a relaxing dive, where the macro photographer will enjoy all the underwater critters.
The beginner scuba divers will surely love this spot as it is an easy dive site with its sloped wall.
The Alona House Reef is also one of our favorite diving destination to dive at night.
Overall, our recommendation is to dive nitrox and not to forget your underwater camera, as the Alona Reef is a must for macro photography.