Moalboal Diving Courses and Packages

Moalboal Diving Courses and Packages

Explore the rich marine life of Moalboal in Cebu known for the Sardine Run experience with these diving courses and packages.
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What makes Moalboal a popular diving destination?

Moalboal, located in Cebu, is one of the most popular diving spots in the Philippines. This Cebu diving spot is known for its vibrant marine life, including the famous sardine run activity, colorful coral reefs, and underwater species. The clear waters and easily accessible dive sites make it a favorite among divers of all skill levels. Moalboal scuba diving is one of the must-try activities in Cebu, especially in the sardine run.

How do I get to Moalboal?

Moalboal is located on the island of Cebu. The nearest airport is Mactan-Cebu International Airport in Cebu City. From there, you can take a bus, van, or private transfer to Moalboal, which is approximately a 2.5 to 3-hour drive. If you want hassle-free travel, you can book Cebu transfers or car rentals. If you’re from other parts of the Philippines near Cebu, you can opt for a ferry booking to Cebu City.

What are the top diving sites in Moalboal?

The top diving sites in Moalboal in Cebu include The Sardine Ball, Pescador Island, Airplane Wreck, Sunken Island, White Beach, Tongo Point Marine Sanctuary, Turtle Marine Sanctuary, Ronda Bay Marine Sanctuary, and Kasai Point. You can also book Moalboal dive resorts that offer accommodations and diving packages.

What are Moalboal Diving tours famous for?

Moalboal tours and diving packages are famous for their unique diving experiences, such as the sardine run activity and coral and reef diving on Pescador Island. Scuba diving in Moalboal is also popular, and tours usually take place in some top diving sites and dive resorts.

When is the best time to dive in Moalboal?

Diving in Moalboal, Cebu is an all-year-round experience. However, the peak season (from June to October) can get crowded.

What are the common marine life sightings when you dive in Moalboal?

Some of the common marine life sightings you will see when you dive in Moalboal Cebu includes sardines, turtles, barracudas, reef sharks, tuna, snappers, cuttlefish, nudibranch, corals, and many more.

What types of diving packages are available in Moalboal?

Moalboal diving packages cater to all levels, from beginners to advanced divers, and include options for specialty dives like wreck diving or night diving. Packages can range from single-day trips to multi-day excursions, including PADI certification courses and fun diving in the Philippines. You can also find scuba diving in the Philippines packages that you can book through travel marketplaces, like Guide to the Philippines.

If you want to visit more diving spots nearby, you can find other Cebu diving packages in addition to Moalboal.

Do I need to have a diving certification to dive in Moalboal?

While certification is required for most dives, Moalboal also offers Discover Scuba Diving programs for beginners who do not have certification. These programs provide basic training and allow you to experience diving under the supervision of a professional.

If you want to learn to dive in the Philippines, Moalboal diving courses for beginners are also available if there are diving packages that require experience.

Will there be Moalboal diving tours during rainy or bad weather?

Most diving sites in Moalboal, Cebu, are still open during the rainy season; however, take note that it is still at the discretion of tour operators based on weather and water conditions.

Will equipment be provided for Moalboal diving packages?

Yes, most diving tour operators in Moalboal provide complete basic equipment such as snorkeling gear, masks, and fins. Other equipment like a wetsuit, BCD, weight belt, regulator, and tank, may not be provided, but some tour operators already include these in their packages or for add-ons. So, it's best to check with them before booking your diving packages.

What other activities can I do in Moalboal besides diving?

In addition to diving, other things to do in Moalboal include snorkeling, island hopping, canyoneering at Kawasan Falls, exploring the local markets, and enjoying the vibrant nightlife. Other things to do in Cebu also include Pescador Island tours, Oslob whale-shark watching, and Bantayan Island tours. You can join Cebu tours to explore other attractions in the city. There are also available Cebu travel packages with accommodations, tours, and diving activities that you can book if you are looking for a fun vacation for days.
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