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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 25 January 2016
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Cedarburg, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

We saw lots of great fish, there's only a small snorkel area, but lovely none the less with a small beach.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

we did not enjoy this activity as the area was a bit crowded and there was a strong current. very disappointing.

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Thank jadylee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

Our captain volunteered to get shots of the wrecks & marine life using my waterproof Nikon Coolpix. He was able to take lots of photos of groups of fishes and the parts of the ship that wrecked underneath the water. This was the place I saw with my naked eyes schools of fish right by the boat.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

The corals are colourful and lots of fish! The fishing boat wreck is amazing! Good for snorkelling and diving!

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Thank Ming T
Swanage, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

One of the best reefs I have ever snorkeld, so many beautiful fish to see 🐠🐟 warm water amazing to see the deck from the surface, we dived th e site later on ou trip just as amazing, definitely worth a visit.

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Cedarburg, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 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, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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 7 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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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 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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