Many diving sites in Malapascua island.
Malapascua island is well known for diving with the thresher sharks. But Malapascua is also a wreck diving spot, where at least 3 wrecks have sunk around Malapascua. Plus this island, has a huge marine life biodiversity.
Malapascua is also near Gato island, a must to dive site. At the north part of the Gato island there is a cave tunnel which cross the island from one side to the other side, where you will see some reef sharks like the white tip sharks.
Mostly known for the daily sightings of thresher sharks at the Monad Shaol diving site, Malapascua island is also surrounded by many gorgeous dive sites.
For example: The lighthouse dive site where you will enjoy taking pictures and videos of the colorful underwater world, is also excellent for night diving or full moon diving.
Diving in Malapascua island and around.
Diving in Malapascua is a wide range of scuba diving, for all level of scuba divers.
The pelagic are not forgotten, as the underwater biodiversity is huge.
Soft and hard colorful corals, where reef fishes are shoaling around, cover the flat sandy seabeds around the Malapascua island.
All this underwater marine life attracts the bigger fishes, and you can see school of barracudeas, sting rays, blue spotted rays, snappers and groupers as well as tunas and turtles.
Our thoughts about diving in Malapascua.
If you are a technical diver and want some challenging dives, Malapascua is not for you! The average depth around Malapascua island will be rarelly below 30 meters (100 feet), and there is no real cave as they are mostly caverns.
On the other hand, if you like to discover nice caverns and "safe" wrecks (recreational wreck diving) Malapascua island has a lot to offer.
Diving every days with the Thresher sharks is not a myth in Malapascua, but this island is also surrounded by huge school of fishes like jack fish, snappers or maquerels, but it has also all the corals and reef needed for the reef fishes and the critters.
The last but not the least: Bringing with you, your underwater camera is not an option!