Named as jeweled city of Negros Occidental and termed as a premier tourist destination in the island of Negros, Sipalay City is famous on its different dive sites that will surely be considered as one of the best in the world. Rich given by the mother nature, you will surely amazed with the different and eye-popping beauty beneath the sea. Diving became one of the most favorite recreational activities of adventure seekers, and sports such as snorkeling and scuba diving gained impetus. Today, scuba diving has become one of the greatest underwater adventures sought by adrenaline junkies, so much so that scuba diving tourism has occupied a veritable place in the world tourism industry.
Robinson Cruse undoubtedly one of the most exotic holiday destinations in the province of Negros. And that is certainly true when it comes to a scuba diving vacation as well, offering the once in a lifetime experience that will surely put you on the midst of reality and witness the bio-diversity of life under the sea.
The Sipalay City features dive sites that contains different fish species and enchanting coral reefs, the Sipalay waters also a site of different ship wreckages which is now abundant with the stunning under the sea life, you can visit underwater the wreckages of COCA-COLA WRECK, MS JOJO, JULIENS WRECK and if you want some sort of historical evidences of World War II, the wreckage of SS Panay is waiting for you.
The major highlight of the scuba diving sites, located around the city of Sipalay, is that deep water is only a couple of kilometers away from the beaches, so you don’t have to go too far, in order to take your dive within.
Here are also the list of the dive sites that you can visit on the waters of Sipalay City.
Nice reef with a big anchor at 9m. Depth: up to 25m.
Nice coral reef with white sand-banks. Depth:10-18m.
A labyrinth of glens of extra calss. Excellent for night dives. Depth: 6-15m.
A very nice, easy diving ground with corals and white sand. Best conditions for dive training. Depth: 5-12m.
Beautiful coral reef. Depth: 6-28m.
Only for deep divers. The wall starts at 38m and goes down verically to 75m.
Free descend to maximal depth. The Blue Wall start at 17m and ends at 47m.
Vertical precipice, start at 2m and ends at 32m.
Fantastic reef on a precipice with many corals and fish. Giant sea turtles can also be seen. Depth: 5-33m.
Precipice with many cracks an gaps. Depth: 2-16m. On the high plateau are very nice corals.
Plateau at 8m falling all around to 38m. Many fish and corals.
A reef like Ayers Rock in Australia . Stand free. Reef top is at 18m. Maximal depth: 35m.
Direct descend on a fantastic coral reef at 27m. Always a good view. A top diving ground for experienced divers. Here can see many big fish.
Direct descend to 33m. Lots of big fish such as barracudas, tunas and also sharks. A top diving ground with giant gorgonas. The reef ground is at 45m.
One of the most beautiful coral reefs in Sipalay. From 5m descending to 25m. Table corals, whip corals, soft corals etc.
MA-ASIN SOUTH 1
Beautiful coral wall leading south. From 5m descending slowly to 20m.
MA-ASIN SOUTH 2
Hard – and soft corals along the reef. Depth: 5-27m.
Magnificent coral garden from 5-28m. Sloping wall.
Beautiful coral wall on the northern edge of Punta Ballo. This diving ground can also be reached in stormy weather. Depth: 5-26m.
A beautiful reef plateau from 28-35m.
Deep dive through a beautiful gorge with a huge coral tower. Here you can reach a depth of up to 40m. Many fish. Ideal to end the dive up to 5m.
Beautiful coral garden with many fish. Depth 5-25m.
Lots of hard and soft corals. Depth: 5-30m.
Free descend to 24m. Fish without end. Also big Napoleons can be encountered. Depth: 24m until ???
Free descend to 21 m. Sloping wall. Sensational diving ground.