Tubbataha Reef, Puerto Princesa

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#3 of 13 in Wildlife in Puerto Princesa
Witness the biodiverse wonder of Tubbataha Reef, a World Heritage Site. Located the Sulu Sea, the reef plays home to some 1,000 animal and plant species, with plenty of manta rays, sharks, clownfish, and lionfish, plus endangered species like hawksbill sea turtles. It includes a colorful coral wall rising 100 m (328 ft), as well as two coral islands. If you like diving, don't miss the opportunity to delve into this top scuba attraction, but be careful as the currents can get strong. Above water, keep your eye out for some of the 100 bird species in the sanctuary. Make Tubbataha Reef a part of your Puerto Princesa vacation plans using our Puerto Princesa day trip planner .
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  • Tubbataha was everything we expected, whale sharks, manta rays, schools of barracuda and jacks. Huge numbers of fish life and many micro subjects. Just tremendous.  more »
  • June is the end of the touba diving season, and we catch up with the weather is not good, and the storm ynd of the night, the waves are beating the deck. Diving for five days, every day is raining, the waves are also very big, all the sea ships of all sizes are swaying, the Japanese seasick medicine can not stop. But the moment you jump out of the sea, I know that everything you experience is saving people! Each dive will see a never-before-seen coral, and the variety is rich and varied, scrambling to grow. Each dive will see 1-3 meters of sea fans, like trees, soaked in the vitality of the ocean. Each dive has a herd of blackfin sharks, whitefin sharks, cruised or slept in groups, and in general, whitefin sharks are lazy, as can be seen from their size. Each dive can be photographed in groups of mackerel, giving off fantastic colors, as well as cute turtles, night-time sneaking mackerel and so on. There are all kinds of Jack wave storms. There are also relatively rare large cargo, in JESSEY BEEZLEY's first dive check dive saw from the bottom of the sea wandering from the huge tiger shark. Nurse sharks, whether they're sleeping, are sleeping, and it's no wonder it's so white and beautiful. WE ALSO SAW MANTA'S STUNNING FIGURE AT BLACK ROCK AND SHARK AIRPORT. Most unexpected to us, we have met six different size whale sharks! The first was the third day of the dive, we were in DELSAN WRECK, the weather was gloomy and light rain, the subduction was IN BRIEFING, and the crew was screaming WHALESHARK! I really saw the whale shark's fat head floating...
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