Malapascua Dive Sites

Information on the dive sites that are local dive destinations from Malapascua Island

The Donna Marilyn (Wreck)

Distance: 1.5 hours
Min. Depth: 18 meters
Max. Depth: 32 meters

The Dona Marilyn is a Filipino passenger ferry that sank on the 23rd of October 1988 in Typhoon Rudy. The 98 meter long ferry now lies intact on her starboard side in 32 meters of water, creating a unique artificial reef. Beneath the bow and stern you […]

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Kimud Shoal

Distance: 1 hour
Min. Depth: 10 meters
Max. Depth: 30-40 meters

A sea mound situated near the island of Leyte, the top of the mound is covered in soft flower corals, barrel sponges, and small outcrops of hard coral. The reef begins around 10 meters with one side gradually sloping down to 29 meters before becoming a […]

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Monad Shoal (Thresher Sharks)

Monad Shoal

Distance: 30 min. Min.
Min. Depth: 16 meters
Max. Depth: 30 meters (Deeper if Deep Driver Trained)

Malapascua’s number one dive site is the world famous Monad Shoal. The top of Monad shoal ranges from 14 meters to 27 meters, with a drop-off that exceeds the limits of recreational diving. The famous Thresher sharks can be seen year round at this […]