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Skeleton Reef

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Address: Coron, Busuanga Island, Philippines

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Not As Pretty As Nearby Coral Gardens, But Lots of Clownfish!

The nearby Coral Gardens are much more striking, but this area is easy to snorkel. Our guide also pointed out a few different groups of clownfish who were living in anemones... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 January 2016
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Cedarburg, Wisconsin
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Cedarburg, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016

The nearby Coral Gardens are much more striking, but this area is easy to snorkel. Our guide also pointed out a few different groups of clownfish who were living in anemones, which was cool. This one one of the stops on Tour B for 750PHP, along with Skeleton Wreck.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

We spent almost 90 minutes at this spot just snorkelling and staring at the pretty fish. The entire wreck was not clearly visible to snorkellers, so it's best to probably dive. However, if you're not a diver, the fish and coral around are gorgeous too. You can easily spend an hour or two here.

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Waterloo, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

I really enjoyed this excursion, even though I was expecting to be able to see the entire wreck while snorkelling, but only part of it is visible, otherwise you have to scuba dive. There was lots of sea life, and a good sized coral garden near it. From what you could see of the wreck it was still really cool!!

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Thank eltamlin
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

This was one of my favourite things in Coron... to be able to see a ship wreck from 50+ years ago with just snorkelling is amazing! Most of the wrecks in Coron can only be seen by diving. You can see the outline of the bow of the boat and LOADS of tropical fish who feed off the wreck. The... More 

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Thank Ann A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Skeleton wreck was our fourth destination. Upon seeing the ship, I was immediately overwhelmed by its haunting beauty. I've felt, it's not enough to just look at her by the distance - I need to get near her and look at her every details. It's like love at first sight plus obsession. Different fishes swimming and the corals made her... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

As soon as we got in we felt a stinging sensation due to the plankton and small things that looked like jellyfish. The wreck was really cool looking from a snorkelers view but we couldn't stay as long as we wanted due to the stings.

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Calgary
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2015

this place was included on our ultimate island tour... and it was pretty good. you can see the front part of a boat lying below but only good snorkelers dived down to get a closer look. the cool part was there were hundreds of fish.. but they were there because people were feeding them. overall a good stopover. there is... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

Being able to feed schools of stripe colored fishes is an experience while swimming on relatively calm waters. A few laps away and you can clearly see the remnants of a sunken Japanese ship circa world war 2.

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Thank DauphinJonas
manila philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015

My kids had fun here! this was our favorite. hundreds of fish surround you while swimming. very good for fish feeding, you'll get lots of underwater shots here and water is very clear! Tip: bring lots of bread! you'll quickly run out.

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Thank paulapatricia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015

Dont feed the fish! On a clear day you can see the sunken cargo boat from the jump off point. The guides can dive and reach the bow of the boat.

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