Romblon is the perfect dive destination for fans of rare macro and super macro critters, underwater macro and super macro photographers but also divers, who enjoy scuba diving in untouched dive sites. Our dive spots in Romblon are highly diverse. From hard coral formations, soft coral gardens, caves and cliffs with large Gorgonias to sand/muck and colorful shallow water dive sites. In Romblon fans of rare marine life will have plenty to discover as the Philippines are one of the most diverse areas of marine biodiversity (Heart of the Coral Triangle and Biodiversity Hotspot). Romblon Island is also located at the end of the Verde Island Passage (also dubbed the center of center of marine biodiversity), which is known to be one of the richest areas when it comes to marine species. Divers can enjoy various underwater landscapes often without any other divers around and will find in Romblon a serene underwater haven.
Most dive sites are suitable for all levels of experience. We dive in small groups all year round, every day of the week (except Ati-Atihan/Biniray Festival, first or second Saturday in January). Water temperatures are usually between 26 °C and 30°C. The sight distance under water is usually at least 20 meters (65 feet).
Dive sites in Romblon Island – Bonbon Beach
This dive spot meets every diver’s expectation. Between the many coral species you can find lots of different marine species. This spot is also well suited for night dives and snorkeling.
Dive sites in Romblon Island – Bonbon Fan Coral Collection
This deep dive site is characterized by fields of very large fan corals. Here you can find a very special and interesting fauna like pygmy seahorse, many nudibranch species, colorful cowries and some rare crustaceans.
Dive sites in Romblon Island – Lunas
At the muddy sediments of this muck dive sites you can discover lots of rare critters like Wunderpus, Flamboyant Cuttlefish, Bluering Octopus, Sawblade shrimps, Bobbit worms and many more.
Dive sites in Romblon Island – Staghorn Corazon
This dive site is named after the many beautiful staghorn coral formations. Here you will find many different crustaceans, nudibranchs and coral associated fish species.
Dive sites in Romblon Island – Treasure’s Dream
This dive site near the Bay of Romblon is rich in marine species, especially in shallow waters.
Dive sites in Romblon Island – Magnificat
At this spot you might meet a current that brings you across large gorgonias and colorful stone corals. Here you can spot Denise and Bargibanti Pygmy seahorses, colorful nudibranchs and beautiful scorpionfish.
Dive sites in Romblon Island – Mapula
At this slope you can observe sea turtles on a regular base. in the muddy sediments you can also find some colorful nudibranchs, small frogfish and many crustaceans. A highlight of this dive site is the Lembeh Sea Dragon (Kyonemichthys rumengani).
Dive sites in Romblon Island – San Pedro Turtle Sanctuary
The wall at the San Pedro Sanctuary is known for its large sea turtles. It is also a habitat of sea snakes, Eagle rays and swarm fish. The sanctuary is not only suitable for scuba diving but also for snorkeling.
Dive sites in Romblon Island – St. Joseph
Along this exposed cliff you will meet a gentle current and a special coral society, including many species of Zoanthids. Below the wall on a sandy area there is a large colony of garden eels. You can find big lobsters, rare crustaceans and lots of nudibranch species here.
Dive sites in Romblon Island – Palje
This dive site can be characterized by its very fine sediment (muck diving). Here you can discover rare critters like the Severnsi and Pontohi pygmy seahorse, lots of nudibranchs and other marine creatures.
Dive sites in Romblon Island – Agpanabat Fish Sanctuary
This dive spot is characterized by a landscape of high coral towers that are located in between sandy areas. Besides different schooling fish you can observe a variety of marine life.
Dive sites in Romblon Island – Agpanabat Caves & Canyons Marine Sanctuary
In this place you find a unique landscape of steep walls, overhangs, caves and gorges. The craggy rock formations make Agpanabat a unique scuba diving experience.