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Snorkeling in Balicasag Island Bohol
Philippines

One of the destination in Panglao, Bohol  when you go island hoping is the Balicasag Island. Where you can go snorkeling and see the different species of fish in the cliff underwater. The fish sanctuary is highly preserved by the native residence, you can see the corals beneath even if you are in the "banka" because of the crystal clear water. And if your are snorkeling, you may think that you are inside an aquarium because you can clearly see the fishes that swims around you.  You'll never seen so much colorful fish up close sliding unto your hands battling against each other just to get a bite of bread or biscuits  that you are holding. 

While you were having fun underwater be reminded that there will be time that you will see the steep cliff while snorkeling and if you are afraid of dark water you better be prepare but you dont have to panic since there is a rope floating that serves as a warning that you are approching the cliff. For other its more fun cause its more extreme swimming on top of the cliff and its nice to have a picture you taken underwater besides the cliff. Occasionally, you will see divers underwater over the cliff thats how clear the water is. So if you want to experience diving you may want to try this first and have a feel of what it could be in the water.

Bangka rentals is P150 per person, that includes use of snorkling goggles, life jacket, footwear just dont forget to bring with you bread or biscuits for fish feeding

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Uploaded: 17/01/2013
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Tags: philippines; resort; diving; snorkling; island; balicasag; panglao; bohol
  • Merry almost 2 years ago
    Wow! Very nice! I want to go that place!!! The BEST talaga ang Province ko!
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