This region has much more to offer besides Moalboal town. Visit the Kawasan waterfalls, Pescador Island or take dip at our house reef to see the beautiful sardines.
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The second largest archipelago in the world, with over 7000 islands,
the Philippines is one of the great treasures of Southeast Asia. The archipelago is a string of coral-fringed islands strewn across a vast expanse of the western Pacific. Below sea level, the Philippines boast come of the world’s best diving and snorkeling. SeaQuest operates in the ‘Visayas Region’ the central part of the archipelago; this is the part of the country that fits the clichés of tropical paradise. The beaches are white and palm fringed, the sea is a mosaic of turquoise waters and the locals are friendly and are ever so keen to meet and greet you.
Long poised at the center of Southeast Asian trade, colonized by a succession of world powers, the Philippines is a vivid tapestry that reflects its varied cultural inheritance. The majority of the population upholds the Christian faith, predominantly most are Roman Catholics.
Good to know about the Philippines
The Philippines is very affordable by Western standards. Basic necessities are amazingly cheap. The unit of currency in the Philippines is the Peso (PHP). The Filipinos themselves are very easygoing people. The people are well known for their warmth and friendliness. Throughout the archipelago they speak about eighty different dialects and you will always be able to find somebody who speaks English. If in the worst case you feel like nobody really understands you, then remember this; In the Philippines patience and a smile will get you everything you need!
What to do in Moalboal...
The Sardine Run
f you’ve ever dreamed of swimming with a giant school of fish, Moalboal will make your dream come true with its dense concentration of sardine swims en masse along a reef wall just in front of Sumisid Lodge. The perfect location to see a massive swarm of sardines who reside here.
Discover the Marine Life in Pescador Island
The tiny island’s reefs gently slope downwards; soft coral covers the first 5 to 10 meters offshore, then suddenly drops to 40 meters forming a hard reef wall. Hundreds, if not thousands, of fish species, make their home on Pescador Island’s reefs. Come dive with us Seaquest Dive Center and book a day trip going to Pescador Island!
One of the top things to do in Cebu is joining Kawasan Falls tours in Badian, about 40 minutes away by tricycle from Panagsama Beach. Upon arriving at the drop-off point to the falls, you need to walk for 20 more minutes to reach the falls.
The hour-long journey, however, will be worth it once you see the Kawasan Falls. The pool underneath the waterfall is an inviting shade of bright turquoise.
Visit Other Dive Sites Around Moalboal
There are many other dive sites around Moalboal that you can explore. Located just north of the White Beach is the Airplane Wreck site, where the remains of an old two-seater aircraft lie on the reef.
With the rich and diverse marine life, a unique and enchanting natural phenomenon, constant sunny Moalboal weather, and beautiful sites, it really is a paradise for divers & snorkeling enthusiasts.