In many ways, diving is not only a good sport but a way to visit an entirely new world underwater. In the ocean, there are different coloured coral reefs, schools of fish, and other marine animals ready to mesmerise us in every way they can.
When travel restrictions have been imposed in the Philippines due to the COVID-19 pandemic, life wasn't the same for lovers of the sea. Good thing the Department of Tourism (DOT) announced that some diving spots are now open and safe for a limited number of visitors. We have listed some of them below:
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1. Malapascua, Cebu
The azure waters of Malapascua Island is one of the Visayas’ most popular places to go for a dive. The place is filled with plenty of dive sites accessible to both beginners and seasoned enthusiasts. Swim with the thresher sharks at Monad Shoal, go through the various underwater caves in the vicinity, or head for the famous resident whitetip sharks of Gato Island.