Snorkelling in Boracay is one of the easiests way to discover the underwater treasures in and around the colourful reefs skirting the island. Snorkelling enthusiasts can either join an organised snorkelling group or simply rent your gear from one of the many contractors or dive shops for as low as PHP250 to PHP300 per person.
Snorkelling Spots in Boracay
There are a good number of snorkelling spots here led by the waters around Crocodile Island. Despite its name, there are no crocodiles here but plenty of corals and marine life such as angelfish, banded sea snakes, cornet fish, and moray eels. The water current can be rather strong, so be extra cautious if you're not a confident swimmer.
Snorkelling in Boracay can be done as part of an island-hopping tour although some interesting areas are only a few minutes’ walk or trike ride away. Puka Beach has some nice reefs as well as Tambisaan and Ilig-Iligan.
Balinghai Cove, located off the northern part of Boracay, is also teeming with sea creatures. There are anemones and sea urchins however make sure to wear aqua shoes since some of the coral is quite sharp. The reefs at Angel Point is also ideal for snorkelling as it's brimming with sea cucumbers, vibrant corals, and starfish.