Located in the heart of Sulu Sea, Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site known as one of the most diverse spots on earth. It is also one of the most remote diving sites in the Philippines as it can only be reached by liveaboard between March and June. It is blessed with more than 600 species of fish, 350 species of corals, 11 species of sharks, 13 species of dolphin and whales, and 2 species of sea turtles.
Amos Rock is considered the best dive spot in Tubbataha with dives conducted between 6 and 70 meters. Its wall is covered with different species of corals, gorgonians, and purple sea fans and is inhabited by large reef sharks. For grey reef sharks and tropical reef fish, the Washing Machine known for its best visibility is the spot to be. Black Rock is popular for whitetip sharks, rays, groupers, and giant trevally.
Cost per Person: $= $1-5 | $$ = $6-10 | $$$ = $11-15 | $$$$ = $15+
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NEED TO KNOW
Consuming alcohol is not allowed at this attraction.
Best Time to Visit
The best time to visit this attraction to avoid crowds is early in the morning usually before 10:00 AM.
This attraction is closed from June to mid March.
Fees require payment in cash. Credit cards are not accepted at this attraction.
Food & Drink
Food and drinks from outside the attraction are not allowed at this attraction.
Pets are not allowed at this attraction.
Smoking is not allowed at this attraction.
Please dispose of your trash properly or take it with you.
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TIPS & HACKS
The following are recommended items for this experience:
- Sweat Rag
- Aqua Shoes
- Swim Fins
- Mask & Snorkel
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