Malapascua dive trip

If you want to dive with the elusive thresher shark, Malapascua is your destination

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Why dive from a resort in Malapascua?

Malapascua Island is an undiscovered paradise and one of the best kept secrets in the Philippines. It is the only place on the planet where thresher sharks are regularly seen: Monad Shoal is the hotspot. In addition, it is the scene of large species, countless corals, invertebrates and reef fish. All this explosion of life in the heart of the “Coral Triangle”.

The waters of Malapascua offer incredible diving: countless species of coral, reef fish, invertebrates and large pelagics such as manta rays, hammerhead sharks and whale sharks populate this fantastic underwater world. It is a destination where the macro fauna should not be neglected, and you can find a multitude of critters such as mandarin gobies, the blue-ringed octopus, flamboyant cuttlefish, ghost pipefish, toadfish and a great variety of seahorses. There are also three wrecks for diving, highlighting the wreck of the Doña Marilyn, a former 100 m passenger ferry. in length that sank in these waters in 1988 during a typhoon. But the main attraction of Malapascua and what has made it world famous is that it is the only place on the planet where you can frequently see the rare and beautiful thresher shark (Alopias superciliosus), a species that lives at great depths and rarely ventures above 100 m. depth.

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