Momo Beach Dive Site

Momo Beach in Bohol, Philippines, is known for its stunning beaches and crystal clear waters. But for those who want to explore the beauty beneath the surface, the area also offers some of the best scuba diving sites in the country.

The Momo Beach dive site is located at Tangnan, Panglao Island, at its northern side. Momo Beach is 20km from Alona Beach and can be reached by motorized banca in 40 minutes or 20 minutes by car. The dive consists of a wall and slope dive with a depth of 40m. Snorkelling is possible and nice stuff can be seen at 3 to 4 meters.

Here are some of the top dive sites in Momo Beach that you should add to your diving itinerary.

  1. Arco Point Arco Point is a dive site located near a natural rock arch, and it is known for its steep walls that drop off to the depths. Divers can explore the vibrant coral reefs and encounter various marine life, including barracudas, tuna, and snappers. The site is also home to some unique underwater creatures, such as frogfish and seahorses.
  2. Kalipayan Kalipayan is another popular dive site in Momo Beach, and it offers a wide range of marine life, from small colorful fish to large schools of pelagic species. The site features a gentle slope that leads to a sandy bottom where divers can find various critters, including nudibranchs, cuttlefish, and octopuses.
  3. Napaling Napaling is a dive site that is best known for its stunning coral formations and diverse marine life. Divers can explore the colorful coral gardens and encounter schools of reef fish, including angelfish, butterflyfish, and surgeonfish. The site is also home to some macro life, such as ghost pipefish and pygmy seahorses.
  4. Doljo Point Doljo Point is a dive site located at the northern end of Momo Beach, and it offers a thrilling drift dive experience. The site features a steep wall that drops off to the depths, and divers can encounter various pelagic species, such as tuna, jacks, and barracudas. The site is also home to some macro life, including nudibranchs and crabs.
  5. Pungtud Wall Pungtud Wall is a dive site located on the eastern side of Momo Beach, and it is known for its stunning coral walls that drop off to the depths. Divers can explore the colorful coral formations and encounter various reef fish, such as parrotfish, triggerfish, and pufferfish. The site is also home to some larger species, including eagle rays and blacktip reef sharks.

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This is an easy dive site for Open Water Divers or higher; good for macro diving and macro photography at the shallow depth. This is a good alternative site for diving when the Habagat wind blows and is too strong at the Alona side.

Divers will be rewarded with sightings of nudibranches, leaf fishes, pajama cardinal fish, red-eyed goby, many kinds of juvenile wrasse, harlequin filefish and an unfamiliar cardinal fish specie, the red spot cardinal fish.

Overall, Momo Beach in Bohol offers some of the best scuba diving sites in the Philippines, with diverse marine life and stunning coral formations. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced diver, there is something for everyone in these dive sites. So, pack your bags and get ready to explore the beauty beneath the surface in Momo Beach.


Top of Momo Beach Dive Site



Panglao
Napaling Dive; Doljo Point; Pungtud Wall; Danao/Habagat Wreck Dive Site; Danao/Garden Eels Dive Site; Tawala/House Reef Dive Site; Bolod/BBC Dive Site; Danao/Crystal Sanctuary; Tangnan/Momo Beach Dive Site; Doljo/House Reef; Kalipayan Dive Site; Arco Point (The Hole in the wall); Cervera Shoal (Spaghetti Shoal);

Balicasag Island
Rico's Wall; Rudy's Rock; Black Forest; Cathedral Dive Site; Divers Heaven Dive Site

Pamilacan Island
Pamilacan Island-Northwest Side

Cabilao Island
Cabilao Diving

Danajon Bank or Double Barrier Reef
Danajon Bank


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