Siquijor's Scuba Diving

Siquijor is a small island of the Philippines situated 25 km to the south of Cebú. It is washed by the waters of the Mindanao Sea encircled by islands. Siquijor can be called a diver's cherished dream. There are a lot of unexplored corners alluring diver's with their beauty. Daily diving, recreational diving and night diving are especially popular here. The most famous dive site is called Daquit Diving Shoa. It is a coral reef on white sand that begins at a depth of 7 meters and goes down to a depth of 60 meters. It is home to poisonous but incredibly beautiful pterois, as well as to groupers and black scorpionfish. There are several marine reserves near the coast.

Getting There

Sibulan Airport, the closest international airport to Siquijor Island, is located in Dumaguete. From there you can take a ferry to the island.

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A warm and humid tropical climate with average annual air temperature of +28 ˚С is typical for the island. The sea water temperature reaches +27 to +29 ˚С. The dry season lasts from January to May. November is the rainiest month and April is the driest.

Dive Spots near Siquijor

San Juan is one of the most exciting dive sites. It is a steep cliff going down to a depth of 60 meters. Diving there will give you a breathtaking experience that feels like flying. The main underwater miracle is a bright reef full of colorful and weirdly shaped coral. Oratosquilla oratoria and barracudas live here.