Where to go

15 locations rich in marine life to discover…

Marine life

Philippines has a wealth of marine life to discover but here are the most popular animal species and marine life events. Let us know the ones you would particularly like to see…

Wildlife trips

1 related group tour. 5 related trip ideas. All our trip ideas are offered to inspire you, but our strength is in tailoring your itinerary.

When to go

The Philippines can be visited throughout the year, but is best from November to May

Seasons

  • Dry season

    Nov to May: The Philippine’s dry season offers the best diving conditions in most areas and many of the best marine life encounters
  • Wet season

    Jun to Oct: More rain and higher humidity in much of the Philippines, with the chance of typhoons in certain regions

Wildlife events

  • Nov to Apr: whale sharks gather in large numbers in Donsol
  • Nov to Feb: Best months for Apo Reef
  • Dec to Feb: Turtle mating and nesting season in northern Palawan
  • Mar to May: Best months to see the unusual whale sharks of Oslob
  • Apr to Jun: The best months to dive Tubbataha
  • Sep: Best months for thresher and manta sightings in Malapascua

Resorts

16 related resorts. But there are more options we can offer, just ask us for more details.

Resorts

2 related liveaboards. But there are more options we can offer, just ask us for more details.

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