Photos - Puerto Galera, Philippines
Pink Fan Coral
Current pushing corals
Currents can be strong... Advanced Open Water Diver certification or above highly recommended.
Reef with Corals
Clownfish at the reef
Corals in a Current
Strong current along the island's shoreline allow long drift dives. Puerto Galera is a good place for a Drift Diver specialty course.
Sunken Boat at Night
There are several small wrecks in PG. They are not big enough for advanced wreck penetration dives, but have variety of marine life.
Grouper at Wreck
Small boats have been sunken to form artificial reefs.
Boat and Diver
Large Pink Fan Coral
White Fan Coral
Scuba Diver with Friendly Batfish
Batfishes in Puerto Galera often approach divers. They have been fed and associate scuba divers with food.
Pink Coral at Reef
Scuba Diver taking a photo
Giant barrel sponges are a common sight in Puerto Galera.
Can you spot the frog fish? They are good at camouflaging.
School of Fish
Puerto Galera Photos
Puerto Galera is a popular choice for a dive destination among Hong Kong divers for both fun dives and dive training.
Puerto Galera - or PG for short - is close, easy to get to and it offers a variety of different types of dives and dive sites. Dive sites vary from those suitable for beginner level divers to sites for more advanced and technical divers. Some dive sites require Advanced Open Water Diver certification or above. Strong but predictable currents allow long drift dives.
Photos from a scuba trip to Moal Boal in the Philippines. Whale sharks, turtles, etc.
Indonesia is gaining reputation as a scuba diving destination quickly. And for a good reason. See photos from Raja Ampat.
Sipadan is considered one of the best dive sites in the world. Gallery of underwater photos.
Pictures from various wrecks around Asia. There are hundreds of wrecks in South East Asian waters. Many of them are reminders of the battles fought during the Second World War, some are deliberately sunken to form artificial reefs.