Whitetip Alley – Gato Island

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Whitetip Alley – Gato Island

Whitetip Alley – Gato Island

Gato Island is a marine reserve as well as a sanctuary for sea snakes and is located about one hour by boat from the island of Malapascua, Philippines. There is a great diversity of marine life and divers are virtually guaranteed to find white tip reef sharks, sleeping under the rocks at the dive site Whitetip Alley. The sharks here can sometimes reach up to 2m in length.

Starting at 20m deep and dropping down to 40m, this dive site is also home to many other interesting species such as large shrimp, nudibranchs, sea horses, scorpionfish , spider crabs and lion fish.

Gato Island is a marine reserve as well as a sanctuary for sea snakes and is located about one hour by boat from the island of Malapascua, Philippines. There is a great diversity of marine life and divers are virtually guaranteed to find white tip reef sharks, sleeping under the rocks at the dive site Whitetip Alley. The sharks here can sometimes reach up to 2m in length.

Starting at 20m deep and dropping down to 40m, this dive site is also home to many other interesting species such as large shrimp, nudibranchs, sea horses, scorpionfish , spider crabs and lion fish.

Gato Island is a marine reserve as well as a sanctuary for sea snakes and is located about one ...

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Depth
  • Maximum 30
  • Maximum 40
Visibility
Good
Required scuba diving level / certification
Intermediate to Advanced

The best dive centres to explore Whitetip Alley – Gato Island

Ocean Passion

Philippines | Asia
Ocean Passion

Our opinion on Ocean Passion: 

Located on the southwestern tip of Malapascua Island (Cebu), in the Philippines, the Ocean Passion diving centre is brand new and meets all French and international diving standards. Opened in November 2018 in a resort ...

French Kiss Divers Malapascua

Our opinion on French Kiss Divers Malapascua:

Located directly on the beach in the south-west on the beautiful island of Malapascua, Philippines, the dive centre of French Kiss Divers - Malapascua has its feet in the water. With its welcoming premises ...

Whitetip Alley – Gato Island