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Discover the World War ll wrecks and reefs of Coron Bay, all a short boat ride away from Sangat Island Dive Resort, a quaint native-styled beachfront resort located in paradise.

Enjoy an adventure filled, yet relaxing trip to this secluded area of the Philippines, famous for the 11 Japanese World War ll wrecks that succumbed to a surprise aerial attack in Coron Bay in September 1944.

Located on a 300 metre stretch of pure white sand, surrounded by towering limestone cliffs and majestic coconut palms, Sangat Island Resort is one of the best kept secrets of diving enthusiasts throughout the world.  The quaint, native-style accommodation caters for divers, snorkellers and holidaymakers offering a range of activities including island hopping, water sports activities, nature trekking, bird watching and rock climbing allowing you to make your stay here as adventurous as you want to make it.

Suggested itinerary

  1. Day 1: Depart the UK

  2. Day 2: Arrive Busuanga and transfer to resort

    You will be met on arrival in Busuanga and transferred to Sangat Island Dive Resort. Rest of day at leisure.

  3. Days 3-8 : Discover the wrecks of Coron Bay

    Your dive package begins today. The most popular and historically interesting dive locations around Sangat are the wreck sites in Coron Bay. Discover Japanese gun boats, cargo and supply vessels and a sea plane tender. There are a number of colourful reef dive sites to explore, including the house reef. Adventurous divers also have the opportunity to visit Barracuda Lake and Cathedral Cave.

  4. Days 9-10 : Explore the Calamian Islands

    The next two days are free to explore the local islands, participate in alternative activities or, continue diving (depending on your profile, allowing maximum decompression time before flying).

  5. Day 11: Depart the Philippines

    Today you will transfer back to Busuanga airport for your international flight departure.

  6. Day 12: Arrive UK

Key info

Our trip ideas are offered to inspire you and can be tailored to suit your requirements.
  • Duration and price including flights from/to UK: 12 days from £2,295 pp
  • When to go: Oct-Jun
  • Included in the price/package:
    • Return flights from the UK
    • 9 nights hotel
    • Full board
    • Transfers
    • 12 guided boat dives
    • Tanks and weights
Featured location:

Coron Bay

Coron Bay, just north of Palawan, is one of the world’s finest wreck diving destinations. An entire Japanese fleet was sunk here by American forces in 1944, and the wrecks of its 24 vessels now attract divers from far and wide.

  • Ideal for viewing: green turtle, dugong, hawksbill turtle
  • Excellent for: Resort based diving, Wreck diving
Suggested accommodation is shown below. Please contact us for further recommendations.

Sangat Island Dive Resort

Located on the southwest of Coron Bay on a long stretch of pure white sand, Sangat Island Resort is one of the Philippines’ best kept secrets and the jumping off point for the world famous wrecks of Coron Bay.