Puerto Galera, Philippines
Scuba Diving & Snorkeling
Puerto Galera is great place to find those rare undersea critters that you've always wanted to see. Flamboyant cuttlefish, ghost pipefish, the mimic octopus, numerous species of frog fish, seahorses, and many amazing nudibranch species can be found on healthy reefs just a short ride from your beach resort.
A day trip for divers, the dive sites around Verde Island are simply incredible. Expect exciting drift diving along gorgeous walls past an immense variety of healthy marine life, large to small.
Hike or take an ox cart ride to a hidden pool and cascade of waterfalls in the jungle where you can cool off and take a swim in the refreshing pools.
Hiking & Trekking
The hills around Puerto Galera are full of trails and great opportunities for running and hiking. Find the best trails by booking a guided trip or meeting up with a local running club.
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.