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Definitely the coral garden :)

Coral Garden is one of the places to visit during Island Hopping. Be sure to jump on the waters to... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Davao City, Philippines
Nice dive site (talikud island)

My wife and i and friends visited samal island and talikud island for a day of diving. We visited... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Talikud Island, Mindanao, Philippines
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

Coral Garden is one of the places to visit during Island Hopping. Be sure to jump on the waters to see the beauty of the corals below. Don't exploit them. :D

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank drialexie
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

My wife and i and friends visited samal island and talikud island for a day of diving. We visited angels cove and coral gardens in two dives. The sites are good, and cleaner than expected. Our dive guide also picked up a lot of trash...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JHvC
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

I was here 15 years ago and the corals were great! However not so good now. Maybe a storm has damaged the corals? Or was it the hundreds people who kicked the corals with their fins. You will find better corals at paradise beach resort....More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Adventure178705
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Located near a beach on Talicud Island is a colorful orchestra of aquatic life. Definitely worth a snorkeling trip and it's just around 15 to 20 min boat ride from the main island of Samal so make sure to include this in your itinerary.

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank Jose Victor M
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

One of the highlights one must book is the Island Hopping Boat Tour that will bring you to the nearby different coves of Samal Island- Isla Reta, Angel's cove, Liguid Island & Coral Garden. Aptly named for what it really is, the Coral Garden is...More

Date of experience: July 2016
3  Thank marst70
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Our 2ND time to scuba. The first was good as we never had anything to compare it to but now I must say it's a so-so. The corals we saw when we first scuba dive was man made (although we appreciate it) Coral Garden, on...More

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank Anjeline M
Reviewed 21 March 2016

It you enjoy watching Finding Nemo...you will definitely find Nemo a lot here along with many creatures, the coral garden is simply breath taking...

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank pawiksprime
Reviewed 20 August 2015

It's well worth taking a boat trip to this spot. The water is very clear and the variety of corals is stunning. Fish life is quite good, too, though I suspect the area is somewhat over-fished. Only irritation is the vendors who try to sell...More

Date of experience: September 2014
2  Thank SimonDabbs
Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

A favourite spot for diving and snorkeling. Most island hopping tours make their stopovers here. Please don't take anything from this fragile environment. Just enjoy the spectacular view underwater.

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank WanderLustDavao
Reviewed 24 June 2015

There was Garbage all over. Halve the Corals are very damaged. Like most of the Philippine Reefs over-fished and exploited.

Date of experience: March 2015
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You can call Wind & Wave by Sta. Ana warf. They will rent out a boat complete with a driver & an island guide. Along with it comes snorkel gear & kayak. Wind & Wave: Leni (082) 2270234; 3053483