Kids snorkeling with turtle at Apo island by Daniel GearyTripsUnderwater Sightings

Why are there so many sea turtles in Apo Island?

Although Dauin is known around the world for its amazing muck diving, tourism here started for a completely different reason – reef diving and sea turtles. Situated about a 30 minute boat ride from Atmosphere, Apo Island was the original destination for tourists visiting Dauin and Dumaguete in Negros Oriental. It was only after this tourism started that the muck diving here was discovered. In 1985, Apo Island was declared…
Daniel Geary
1st September 2016
Apo Island - a diver and snorkeler ParadiseExcursions

Apo Island – a diver and snorkeler Paradise

Although Dauin is mainly visited by 'muck divers,' there is a great opportunity for reef diving only 20 minutes away at Apo Island. It is a stark contrast to the diving along the Dauin coast nearby Atmosphere Resorts & Spa, but you cannot compare the two because of how different they are. Although some critters are found at both places, such as sea kraits and sea turtles, Apo Island also…
Daniel Geary
27th April 2014