Snorkelling at Apo Island has never been so easy to organise than with Wellbeach diving resort, we cater to the snorkelers, their family and children on our boat trips.
Snorkelling Apo Island Dumaguete
Support for snorkelers
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Snorkelers (and free-divers) in Wellbeach diving resort receive the same level of support as the divers. All snorkelling sites at Apo Island are rated for suitability for snorkelling based on the reef topography and snorkelers are accompanied by a professional guide, well versed in the marine life on the reefs. Snorkelers’ gear is loaded onto the day boats and you will get the same service, towels, snacks and camera assistance as the divers.
Apo Island’s Marine Sancturay hosts more than 650 documented species of fish and over 400 of the 450 species of corals found in the Philippines, making it one of the most diverse marine worlds.
The Entrance Fee paid by travellers and guests are used to keep the sanctuary clean and in good condition
Snorkelled are monitored by the boat crews to ensure that they do not drift too far from the boat and the house reef is constantly monitored during the day from the jetty, with a taxi boat always on hand to pick you up should you so desire.
You are welcome to take up a Private Snorkel Experience Manager, who will point out marine life of interest to you, to help you get the most from your snorkelling sorties.
It is recommended that Guests bring the following:-
- Swim wear and towels, for those who sunburn easily a rashguard may be sensible
- Swim shoes
- Sarong and cover-ups
- Change of clothing, if you’re uncomfortable in damp clothing
- Sun hat and Sunscreen
- Mosquito Repellant
- Cash for souvenirs, or additional snacks and beverages you may wish to purchase
Please follow the instructions of your Guide with regards to where you are allowed to go on Apo Island and on the issue of flash photography; which is restricted in some dive/ snorkelling areas.