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Siargao Islands Philppines
"Surfing Capital of the Philippines"
Siargao Island Diving & Snorkelling
There's plenty to see (fish, corals, sea snakes, etc, but no big sharks) snorkelling on the reefs around Guyam and Dako (you can just drift with the current along the drop-off). Around Pansukian, the coral reefs are great, (even better at night time) and you can explore reefs in front of Tuason Point (but please not under the break itself), and in La Janosa and Mamon. The Mayor of General Luna (the Ex Mayor now, for technical electoral reasons only) personally and forcefully stopped dynamite and cyanide fishing in General Luna some years ago.
A marine reserve is planned for part of the lagoon to re-establish the reef and fish population for divers and snorkellers. A huge underwater cave with four to five separate entrances was recently discovered under the first rock islands in front of Tuason, and the Blue Cathedral just off Caridad, north of Pilar. Underwater visibility and topography are outstanding.