Top Snorkeling and Scuba Diving in Northern Mindanao

Ready to check out the best sites in Northern Mindanao for scuba diving, snorkeling, shore diving, free diving or other ocean activities? Zentacle has 10 dive sites, snorkel spots, beaches, and more. Discover hand-curated maps, along with reviews and photos from nature lovers like you. No matter what you're looking for, you can find a diverse range of the best ocean activities in Northern Mindanao to suit your needs.
Tangub Hot Springs

#1 - Tangub Hot Springs

Philippines, Mindanao, Camiguin

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Dark sand terraces with great soft corals. The hot spring is not underwater but located on the shoreline. Since landsides on shoreline lots of rocks, now only to reach with boat. Hot water is coming out of the sandy bottom in shallow water. Naasag, on the west coast, near the old volcano.
Jigdup Reef

#2 - Jigdup Reef

Philippines, Mindanao, Camiguin

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Reef slope down to 30m deep. Black corals, large sponges, mantas (in season), frog fish, Hawkbill turtles... East side of Jigdup reef. Jigdup Reef is also known as Jigdup Slope.
White Island Black Forest

#3 - White Island Black Forest

Philippines, Mindanao, Camiguin

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Black corals 'forest' on white sand with stingrays! Southwest side of White Island (Medano Island); north of Camiguin island.
Capistrano

#4 - Capistrano

Philippines, Mindanao, Duka Bay

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There are gorgons on this dive site with pygmy seahorses and nice canyons to visit with the usual Philippines fauna.
Aquarium

#5 - Aquarium

Philippines, Mindanao, Duka Bay

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This is a muck dive where pegasus and ghost pipe fish can be easely seen.
Japanese Garden

#6 - Japanese Garden

Philippines, Mindanao, Duka Bay

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This is a slope with recent concrete armatures to help the creation of an artificial reef. Usual Philippines species can be found here.
Duka Bay Pier

#7 - Duka Bay Pier

Philippines, Mindanao, Duka Bay

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In Duka Bay Port, you start the dive on the slope est of the Pier. You move west toward the pier and finish the dive under the pier. The slope is a muck dive and the pier is enriched with corals, sponges and many frog fishes.
Pangpangon

#8 - Pangpangon

Philippines, Mindanao, Duka Bay

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This dive site is a black sand slope down to 30m with lot of black corals and a sunken ponto bridge. Life is rich and varied there.
Canyons

#9 - Canyons

Philippines, Mindanao, Camiguin

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Its an easy dive site.Drop down between different big rocks on the sandy bottom in about 4 meters.You can follow the rocks to the east and swim through. slowly going deeper and follow small reef side then if you like to decent until 30 meters there are again big rocks and some big fishes. Almost every dive turtle passing by. Ascend to the shallow part like a sandy platform going back between the rocks in to end the dive in shallow water.
No Name Rock

#10 - No Name Rock

Philippines, Mindanao, Camiguin

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It's a boulder outcropping from a sandy bottom with a lot of marine life. The spot is right in front of Mantangale Dive Resort in North Mindanao, Balingoan/Camiguin area.