Tubbataha Reef in the Philippines

Tubbataha Reef in the Philippines

Montreal : Canada | May 21, 2012 at 7:49 PM PDT
Views: Pending
Parking. More fun in the Philippines

Tubbataha Reef in the Philippines

There’s a lot of places to travel in the world. To explore, to discover, to visit and to remember. People love to take pictures and videos in other different places, and buy stuffs as a souvenir. People love to try new things and make a connection to their interests rather than just sitting on a laptop and browsing some Free XxX. Like here in the Philippines, there are many places to discover and to visit, especially for those tourists and divers who seek and wonder what’s in the Philippines. The country is also considered as one of the best nature hot spot in the world which is why it is more fun in the Philippines!

One of the most beautiful coral reefs in the world..

Tubbataha Reefs.. located in Sulu Sea Palawan in the western Philippine, is one of the most beautiful coral reefs in the world where tourists come and see the beauty rising from the volcanic depths. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, a place of global importance being preserved for future generations of humankind. A marine sanctuary protected as Tubbataha Reef Marine Park. Also known as having been nominated to be the New 7 Wonders of Nature. It combines the colorful reef fish crowd corals where it is growing in the shallows, while sharks and pelagic haunt the steep drop offs to the open sea. As a source of life and used as a survival for our daily living, Filipinos are dedicated and committed to our nature resources, the duty to preserve and protect our forests, seas and rivers. People around the world come to the Philippines with expectation of experiencing something remarkable, something with the beauty of nature that they haven’t seen before. And from there comes Tubbataha and its mystics of the surreal and unique underwater world is presented.

Best dive site in the Philippines!

Aside from the wonderful corals and fishes, Tubbataha is also considered as the best dive site in the Philippines and people there are dedicated in diving skills with ships that operates during the "Tubbataha Season." Further more, Tubbataha has a lot of things to offer; It comes in giant forms of adventure and events, but the main advantage to diving at Tubbataha is the clean water and with an inner lagoon with overhangs, slopes, crevices and caves, which has more than 300 different types of coral with over 600 various exotic species of fish, 360 types of corals, 12 species of sharks, 13 dolphins and whales, hawksbill and green sea turtles and over 100 species of birds. See how abundant and diverse the wildlife in Tubbataha? With these alone you’ll understand why it’s considered a world’s treasure in nature, that many people would love to experience diving there to witness the grand design of a perfect sea floor.

So to maximize the protection that the place need, the Philippine Coast Guards has a monitoring station where it maintains and oversees the site to minimize the transgression of outsiders on the place. In the months of March to June, are the best times to visit there, it is also the official diving season where it offers the perfect diving conditions like calm seas, perfect weather and excellent visibility.

Here are some wonderful colonies of fish that you can find in Tubbataha Reefs:

  • The coral "walls"
  • Giant trevally (jacks)
  • Hammerhead sharks
  • Barracudas, Mantarays
  • Palm-sized Moorish Idols
  • Napoleon Wrasse
  • Lionfishes
  • Clownfishes
  • Parrotfishes
  • Moray Eels

Whale sharks and tiger sharks sightings has also been spotted in the areas of Tubbataha Reefs which is also acknowledged as a home to other local creatures there like the hawksbill, sea turtles which are among the endangered species living in the sanctuary.

So, for those who love the sea and its wonderful creatures, what are you guys waiting for? Tubbataha Reefs is really the perfect place to discover the diversity of ocean life forms and you can’t call your seld a real ocean lover if you still hadn’t tried visiting this great place..

1 of 7
One of the most beautiful coral reefs in the world
Tubbataha Reefs is one of the most beautiful coral reefs in the world where tourist come and see the beauty rising from the volcanic depths and located in Sulu Sea Palawan in the western Philippines.
PornGun69 is based in Montreal, Québec, Canada, and is a Stringer on Allvoices.
Report Credibility
  • Clear
  • Share:
  • Share
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear

News Stories

  • Man fined for eating rare eagle

      BBC South Asia
    Philippine farmer fined for shooting and eating rare eagle The Philippine Eagle is considered to be critically endangered Conservationists in the Philippines have expressed outrage over what they say is a lenient punishment for a farmer who shot and...
  • Philippine Govt.:Chinese Ships In Naval Standoff Outnumber Us 100 To 2

      International Business Times
    The Philippine Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday that China now has a total of 5 government vessels, 16 fishing boats and 76 small utility boats posted near Scarborough Shoal, claimed by both countries as their own territory. Share This Story The...


  • The Philippines | Travel Anyways

    For those interested in snorkeling and diving, Tubbataha is paradise. This World Heritage Site is noteworthy because it is a vast area of coral reef and coral islands. There is a spectacular vertical wall of coral that is over 300 feet high, and it



More From Allvoices

Report Your News Got a similar story?
Add it to the network!

Or add related content to this report

Most Commented Reports

Use of this site is governed by our Terms of Use Agreement and Privacy Policy.

© Allvoices, Inc. 2008-2014. All rights reserved. Powered by PulsePoint.