It is considered one of the fantastic dive sites in Palawan.
Located on the island of Busuanga in Palawan. This popular destination is a paradise for diving enthusiasts because it offers numerous captivating dive sites, each with unique characteristics. Here’s what you can expect:
Coron is known for its Japanese shipwrecks sunk during World War II. These sunken vessels such as Irako Maru, Okikawa Maru, Kyokuzan Maru, and others, offer a rewarding wreck diving experience because it provides a glimpse into history. Over time these sunken vessels became crusted with breathtakingly colorful corals and teeming with marine life.
The waters around Coron thrive with diverse marine life. Divers can encounter a vibrant array of marine creatures such as colorful reef fish, turtles, barracudas, schools of jacks, sea turtles and rays.
In addition to wreck diving, Coron displays stunning coral reefs. These reefs are home to lush coral gardens that include a variety of hard and soft corals, dancing anemones, brightly colored sponges, creating a picturesque underwater wonderland teeming with marine life.
There are numerous dive sites around Coron with excellent underwater visibility. Popular sites include Barracuda Lake, Twin Lagoons, and various wreck sites.
Diving conditions in Coron can vary with certain sites having stronger currents.
Overall, Coron provides an exciting and memorable diving adventure – combining historical wrecks with a dynamic marine ecosystem.
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