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Don't Dive. Just Snorkel

We hired a local boat from nearby beach. He charged us 1100 peso along with snorkel gear and we... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2018
PratushN
Nice for free diving

I did the free dive over there. It's amazing but also creeps me out a bit. Because else where I... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2018
Tracy S
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31 May 2018
“Don't Dive. Just Snorkel”
8 Feb 2018
“Nice for free diving”
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

We hired a local boat from nearby beach. He charged us 1100 peso along with snorkel gear and we went to see the wreck. You can see the wreck it is just 5 metres deep.

Thank PratushN
Reviewed 21 March 2018

For me it is just a normal metal pieces in the sea. If you go normal snorkeling I guess it will be not worth the try. I suggest you go scuba diving for you to see it closely. the wreck was creepy for me to...More

Thank Jude Matthew E
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

I did the free dive over there. It's amazing but also creeps me out a bit. Because else where I dived earlier that day, the water was so clear but when we reached to the sanctuary, I can barely see and the water was so...More

Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Just normal snorkeling, only small parts of the ship wreck was left. History of the ship is interesting but unfortunately our guide doesn't know much the history. The worst part was the jelly fish sting that attacks us while snorkeling on this spot.

Thank Edgar M
Reviewed 15 September 2017

I'm not into scuba diving, but I love snorkeling. The wreck is kinda creepy for me as it looks like a ribs or a skeleton. But it was amazing, the whole Malapascua Island is amazing. I'm looking forward to go back..

Thank queenmary28
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Really is good place to snorkeling, not very nice fish, not corals... but you have the II WORLD ship, so... not many snorkeling places have this. good ONLY to see the ship, History.

Thank MAU1967
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Got to view my first ship wreck. Yes the other reviews are right when they say time has eroded a lot of it. You can still make out the majority of the ship rather easily. We snorkeled there and had absolutely no problem seeing the...More

Thank anthony r
Reviewed 9 June 2017

I am not a diver but I really enjoyed a scuba trip to this wreck, which is really quite large. Organised by Kim at North Point. Please find that review elsewhere.

Thank LuisSilveiro
Reviewed 6 May 2017

it was an activity to do. most of the corals are dead unfortunatly. we went out to the so called coral garden. sorry but cannot recommend it.. snorkeling is nice nevertheless.. but if you want to see a real coral ref this isnt it!

Thank Bo R
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

There's only a few wrecks to see when you snorkel, took me about 15 mins to find the tip of the ship. Looks like most of it have been covered by sand/corals; or maybe this is better for divers.

Thank Meek G
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