Moalboal has many SCUBA diving sites and dive spots.
Moalboal is known for its famous sardines run, a so huge shool of sardines that it's indescribable (watch the video below).
Diving in Moalboal it's not only the sardines run, it's also about a huge underwater biodiversity. Big colorful walls covered of corals, gorgonians and sea fans.
And the last but not the least, it's also Pescador island and the different dive sites around it.
Diving in Moalboal will take less than 3 hours by car from our Scotty's dive center in Mactan, with 2 dives in Moalboal, and coming back around 16h00 (4PM) to be at Scotty's at dusk.
Diving in Moalboal rate and prices.
- Total Duration: All the day with 2 dives.
- Given the distance/time by car, we ask for a minimum of 3 persons.
- In the car or the boat: O2 tank (oxygen cylinder) and equipments plus a first aid kit.
- We always carry a spare dive equipment and a diving gear toolbox, in case your gear fails.
- We do have a communication device in case of emergency. Price: 9,000 per person. The SCUBA diving gear and any specific rental equipment is not inclusive.
Diving the sardines run in Moaboal.
There is no words for this kinf od experience!
If you never experienced to dive in a so huge shool of fish, as a diver you must do it, but most important, you must feel it.
Other than the sardines run is there something else to see?
Of course! gorgeous wall covered by huge and colorful gorgonians and sea fans where many school of fishes are swimming around. Turltles and thresher sharks are also living there.
All the underwater critters and the most colorful reef fishes are also shoaling around the corals, as well as barracudas, school of jacks, snappers, groupers, rays, tresher sharks and many more.
The whale sharks might join the party as well as dolphins.
Our thoughts about diving in Moalboal.
Even if it's a day trip diving, it's a must to do dive safari, we call this kind of dives the "once in a life".
The huge biodiversity is unique to Moalboal.
It is also huge in quantity, which attract all the predators like the tresher shark, white tip sharks and dolphins.
Over all it's a great and a unique experience, a must to dive if you are in the Philippines during your holidays.
No need to be advanced of deep diver, all level are good to dive in Moalboal, even for the sardines run!
To not feel tired during the trip we recommend to dive nitrox.
But the most important is to not forget your underwater camera, or do not hesitate to ask us, if you don't have one.