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Sunken Japanese Wrecks

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Sangat Island, Coron, Busuanga Island, Philippines
+63 927 033 1834
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Nice place to dive

Coron offers a lot of shipwrecks for diving. Well worth a visit if you are an avid diver. Did some... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rachy R
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Not much to see.

You see only outlines of fairly small ships that sank. Ok if part of a larger tour. We were part of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Lutz H
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“wreck diving” (40 reviews)
“fish” (53 reviews)
“lusong gunboat” (14 reviews)
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Sangat Island, Coron, Busuanga Island, Philippines
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+63 927 033 1834

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Coron offers a lot of shipwrecks for diving. Well worth a visit if you are an avid diver. Did some diving with Neptune divers. The water was crystal clear. I will definitely visit this again.

Thank Rachy R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You see only outlines of fairly small ships that sank. Ok if part of a larger tour. We were part of the Coron Island Tour which was great. Especially the lagoon

Thank Lutz H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent spot. You can even access the Lusuong Boat and Terukaze Maru while snorkeling ! Get your deep dive & wreck certifications ready to penetrate these ships...

Thank gamera06400
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing experience!! The place is magnificent under water. Best snorkling experience i've had.

Thank bdenisa
Reviewed 16 December 2017

We rate the experience of diving right through the bellies of Olympia Maru , Kogyo Maru, Morazan Maru & Teru Kaze Maru as the best wreck diving sensation in our 20 years of diving around so many countries. Calm sea, good visibility, healthy corals, easy...More

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 11 December 2017

There are many japanese ship wrecks near Coron. They are available for OWD and AOWD certifications. Three of them you can see when snorkeling - their tops are only 0m-5m.

1  Thank halka_h
Reviewed 6 December 2017

If you like wreck diving then look no further than Coron. Many different wrecks of all shapes and sizes and at various depths, from beginner to advanced diving level. My only regret is that I didn't have long enough there to get any more dives...More

Thank IanG1967
Reviewed 3 December 2017

This was a stop on my Island Hopping tour. Easy snorkeling, fun to see, nice see life around wreck. Interesting story of how ships hid in the harbor, were found and sunk.

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Good place to snorkel. There is a wreck with coral garden on it. After this place our driver took to another place. I will be honest and tell that second one was better than wrecks.

Thank siikaa2
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

We dived at Olympia and Marazan Maru wrecks, Olympia is a large cargo ship 26m deep and you are able to swim freely through the boiler rooms, along the deck and then around the boat which is just over 120m long. We then dived to...More

Thank josh b
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melissad892
22 October 2016|
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Response from jim s | Reviewed this property |
There are even explore scuba opportunities where certification is not required. You won't be certified when done and you will only be able to see the shallower wrecks but I am sure you will find it awesome.
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A J
17 August 2016|
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Response from diverdown76 | Reviewed this property |
There are two shallow gunboats that are great for snorkeling. The Lusong gunboat breaks the surface at low tide and has a maximum depth of ten meters. There is not much left of the wreck besides the hull, but the... More
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