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Sunken Japanese Wrecks

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Address: Sangat Island, Coron, Busuanga Island, Philippines
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Great dive

Highly recommended dive. Very interesting wrecks and marine life. Sea snakes, turtles sting rays. Lots of coral.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 March 2016
Eskil B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Highly recommended dive. Very interesting wrecks and marine life. Sea snakes, turtles sting rays. Lots of coral.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

This can be a very enjoyable thing to do IF you're a certified diver! Going in and around the wrecks really is amazing and a nice experience but you need the license to do so for most wrecks. The marine life is not as amazing as at the corals but still very nice. Choose the right diveclub to do this... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

Snorkeling is not exceptional by any means, but if you dive in small group or even are able to freedive, its awesome experience. Many wrecks for beginners and intermediate divers makes the spot excellent for you first wreck exploring.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

My first experience in free diving was in this place ! A lot of crazy fishes and people ! Perfect water and very interesting ship

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Many dive shops but went with a good group Rock Steadydivers, good guides Renaldo was mine, The wrecks are well coraled and visibility depends on the day and tides my days were good. Well worth the time.

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Belmont, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Rocksteady gave us little history lessons of all the wrecks before we dived. My fave would have to be Irako, Kogyo, Akitsushima and Oki Kawa. Too hard to choose just 1 fave! Unfortunate that all the engines etc were salvaged. Some of the wrecks are collapsing due to the age of them.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

Great wreck dives as the ships are still largely complete, with great swim throughs in ~30m, so long bottom times. Viz is usually 5-15m, but inside is always clearer than outside and great pictures with light streaming through the various holes. Expect long penetration dives, up prop shaft tunnels, between boilers........

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

A top place for wreck diving. I've been twice and dived with Jojo from Sangat Island Dive Resort and Gunter from D Divers. Both were excellent guides. Sangat Island offers excellent accommodation and a great beach for young children whilst Puerto Del Sol is overpriced with a small rocky beach and dirty pool. Great area and we will return.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

Make sure that you're at least an Advanced diver with more than a couple of wrecks under your belt, and that you've suitably impressed your divemaster with your buoyancy skills - because these aren't exactly beginner wrecks. The ones that i hit were: Olympia Maru (127m long, 31m deep) - cargo vessel with a deck gun mount and spacious swim-throughs... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

We dove three of the sunken wrecks. It was stunning! The dive master are professional. The meal on the boat was delicious !

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