Ticao Island Resort is surrounded by several dive sites where you have the choice of big or small. Some dive sites, like the Manta Bowl, is the cleaning and feeding station of Manta Rays. The Manta Bowl Shoal is an underwater atoll which covers a 7 to 8 hectare flat area. There are five (5) different dive sites here which range from 14 to 29 meters and all offer the chance to see the big marine creatures. The waters where the Manta Bowl lies – Ticao Pass and Burias Pass – is known for the plankton rich water and constant current. Such traits make the waters of Ticao an alley for other pelagics like Whale Sharks, Thresher Sharks, Hammerheads, and Tiger Sharks.
San Miguel is located on the northern part of the main Ticao Island, there are about 12 discovered dive sites here. Each dive site has its own unique flair, but on a general note dive sites here are known for the beautiful coral cover and the macro critters.
For guests that stay at Ticao Island Resort, great night diving can be done at Pasil Reef which is right in front of Ticao Island Resort. Pasil Reef also allows for a simple dive close to Ticao Island Resort.
Ticao Island Resort’s Dive Center is an SSI Accredited Center and all our dive pros have PADI and/or SSI certifications.