The Garden eels dive site is a diving spot in Bohol.
The Garden eels dive site is well known for night diving.
The site starts with a gorgeous cliff which is shaped like a bow, and an amazing coral garden on top of the wall.
Colorful coral reef fishes are also shoaling around the wall where you will see redfin fishes, amethyst fin fishes and purplefin anthias. A lot of different kind of nudibranchs are living on the top of the wall, where underwater macro photography is well known in the area.
Sand eels, moray eels and spotted garden eels can be found at the bottom of the sandy slope.
The Garden eels dive site is only at 400 meters (500 yards) heading to the 95° from our Scotty's dive center in the BE Grand resort hotel of Panglao, Bohol province. It takes us less than 3 minutes to get you on the diving site by boat.
This is a great and easy dive site from open water divers to the more advanced and experienced divers.
If you come to Bohol, don't miss to dive at night at the Garden eels, because you will witness a great myriads of nocturnal underwater biodiversity that will surely make your dive a nice experience.
Diving at the Garden eels dive site.
The underwater visibility is, usualy, good to very good. The dive site starts with a steep slope.
It's an easy dive for all scuba-diving levels, the most interesting depth is around 12 meters, and due to the hotels and the police station proximity, this dive site do not suffers from dynamite fishing.
The Garden Eels dive site is most well known for the different night dives that occur along the year.
Do not hesitate to ask at our Scotty's dive center to do a night dive at Garden Eels as it will be an unforgetable dive.
The uniqueness to see a field (literally a field) of spotted garden eels, with their upper body part out of the sand, is one of the best part during this dive. But they are very shy, so go slowly.
Our thoughts about diving at the Garden eels.
During the day or at night, the Garden Eels dive site is a nive diving spot at just a minute away from our Scotty's dive center.
Beginner and advanced divers will enjoy to dive at the garden Eels as this diving site offers a nice biodiversity to capture on camera.
And the last but not the least, diving there is also to see a field of spotted garden eels with their heads out of the sandy slope.