A classic Puerto Galera dive site, West Escarceo has a split personality depending on the moon and the tides. Will you be whipped along weightlessly, flying past boulders, critters, and schools of fish, or will you enjoy a sedate and gentle exploration of the minutiae of the Verde Island Passage’s incredible underwater life? Only the current will tell…
LLV returning guest Kyle Smith, from Tulsa USA, says diving with LLV in Puerto Galera has been the best experience of his more than 400 dives all over the world.
“My experience here has been fantastic,” he said, “You’ve got a great mix of muck and reef, which, some of the other areas I’ve been to have one or the other but not a good mix of both…”
Well after months, and years of saying it about ourselves, and quite rightly so, the town of Puerto Galera and its more than 60 dive operators are celebrating the fact that we have officially been named the Diving Capital of the Philippines!
One dive site in Puerto Galera is sure to raise the pulse of anyone who knows about it: The Canyons! This exhilarating drift dive site, discovered in 1981, was rated among the “50 most beautiful dive sites in the world” by CNN in 2012.
This is a good spot for a mixed-ability group due to the abundant sea life which can be explored at different depths. Here at LLV our commitment to small-group diving and large team of experienced PADI divemasters and instructors means we can make sure that different groups at different depths
The gentle slope of Monkey Beach hosts to a diverse marine ecosystem, with hard and soft corals providing a home to thousands of crinoids and nudibranches, while above them the waters teem with reef fish and turtles often swim by.