Sharks, Macro and stunning reefs – Diving Dumaguete area

Diving off the shores of Negros Oriental is really extraordinary, and here we are able to entertain any level of divers. If you wan’t to see some of the weirdest creatures in the world take a look in Dauin. If you get tired of diving around in some of the best muck diving Philippines, take a day trip to Apo Island, where you’ll find some of the best reefs in the Philippines. If you wan’t to see sharks in the Philipipnes try to take a day trip from Bongo Bongo Divers to Sumilon Island and go hunting for black tip reef sharks…. Very few places in the Philipines offer such diversity with completely different sceneries all just within reach from the same dive shop.

Try to check our videos which are all filmed in Dauin, Apo Island & Sumilon Island. We do believe it’s all worth flying in to Dumaguete for your next diving holiday :p !

Diving Apo Island & Dauin Video

Sumilon Island Video

Bongo Bongo Divers – Dive in Dumaguete or…?

So for you guys who have never been to Bongo Bongo Divers, this might be a new experience where staff and guests mingle together throughout the days and nights, talking about their dives or lifes etc. What they have seen during their dive in Apo Island or of the coast in Dauin.

So for a lot of people they think they will go diving in Dumaguete, but actually they will more likely go diving in Dauin. If you dive in Apo island your jump off point will also be the Municipal of Dauin. (Apo island is part of Dauin) Dauin is a small quiet town just located 15 kilometeres south of Dumaguete city, and therefor Diving in Dauin, is sometimes referred to as diving in Dumaguete.
So if your are planning to dive in Apo island or Dauin, you might as well save the hassle of going back and forward everyday through the hectic traffic in Dumaguete city and stay in the little local town of Dauin.

Here at Bongo Bongo Divers we offer quality PADI courses, daily dives in Dauin, and several times a week we go to Apo Island. If you come to dive in Apo island make sure you’ll have a few buffer days since it’s rarely that we can go everyday. We offer some of the cheapest rates to dive in Dumaguete, and also cheapest diving at Apo Island. We are a PADI Center and a green fins members, it means we take action supporting the local area with beach cleanups, underwater cleanups, educating local guides, supporting several orphanages etc.

Diving in Dumaguete / Dauin is an underwater photographers heaven, we have plenty of frogfish ranging from 1 mm to 25 cm, sea horses, flamboyant cuttlefish, bluering octopus, wonderpuss, scorpionfish, ghost pipes in all categories, goby’s, tons of different shrimps etc. The volcanic sand gives also another dimension, and every dive is like a little treasure hunt looking for awesome macro.

Location is the key, we are just perfectly located so you can dive Apo Island and same day continue towards Siquijor Island, Bohol, Moalboal or Cebu city. With our own airport it is also possible to fly into Dumaguete early in the morning and dive the same day at Apo island. Lots of our guests usually dives around the Visayan and honestly it’s the perfect combination of dives that you’d like to do on your vacation. Beautiful reefs in Apo Island, dramatic walls in Maolboal, Sharks in Malapascua, and tons of funky muck diving in Dauin. Between the places is usually 4-5 traveling time so you won’t be to exhausted arriving at you next destination.

Some people just can’t get enough and ends up staying here for several weeks and months even…

Dauin, Apo island, diving Dumaguete

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Website updated

Our websitehas been updated. We added plenty of images to the different pages, but also a map of our dive sites with info on each site, the “how to get to us” page has new interactive google maps and the performance has greatly been improved.

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