Scuba Diving & Snorkeling
An abundance of sea life and a great variety of dive sites surrounds the area of Alona Beach and Panglao Island. Also within range of the dive boats, the nearby island of Balicasag is known for its large schools of jacks and barracuda.
The Chocolate Hills of Bohol are truly a unique geological formation to behold. Covering an area of over 20 square miles, between 1260 and 1776 grass-covered hills dot the landscape. With each dry season the grassy hills turn brown, giving the appearance of gigantic Hershey's Kisses rising above the trees and extending out to the horizon.
Tarsier and Wildlife Sanctuary
Tarsiers are a protected species in the Philippines and the Tarsier and Wildlife Sanctuary of Corella is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving this unique animal and its habitat. Spanning hundreds of acres, tarsiers roam freely throughout the protected forest.
What You Need to Know
Your Questions, Answered
Marine Sanctuary Fees
There are many Marine Sanctuaries in the Philippines and dive sites are often located within them. Marine Sanctuary fees vary by dive site and are collected by the dive operator at the end of your stay. Carrying a camera is usually an additional fee.
Passports must be valid for 6 months beyond your final date of travel and have sufficient blank space for entry and exit stamps.
No visa is required for U.S. passport holders visiting less than 30 days. Non-U.S. passport holders should research requirements for the country that issued their passport.