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Northern part of Coron Island, Coron, Busuanga Island, Philippines
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Diving in Barracuda Lake is a rather wierd experience. The lake is a mixture of fresh and salt water with marked thermoclines as you descend. Water temperature rose from around 25° on the surface to a giddy 38° at around 20 metres. Lake itself is...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank UKDAB
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I heard someone badmouthing barracuda lake so I thought I would leave a review. This was one of our favourite places to visit on the island trip. The combination of clear water and underwater limestone formations is other worldly. If it is possible I would...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank cardiffpip
Reviewed 4 days ago

I been diving in Barracuda lake. Amazing to be at 30-35 meters below sea level and still have a water temp of 35 degrees celsius. Unique experience.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Corneliani
Reviewed 4 days ago

If there is one place one cannot miss it is this Lake. We had seen the others in the area and we were not too eager about going up and down more steps. But this place was very well worth it. Depending on the time...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Chit0Z
Reviewed 4 days ago

Awesome lake. Dive to feel the heat within. I seen many people snorkel on the surface, they can only experience 5% of the lake. The uniqueness of the lake is within n beneath.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Wenzhan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful dive! Very nice experiencing the geothermal lake. The dive crew helped carry equipment over stairs, so this was very helpful! Water was clear and temps were fun to experience - we took off our wetsuits for this dive and are glad we did !!!...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank laleet
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very particular constitution; a lake surrounded by high rock walls with mainly sweet water but communicating with the sea, so the water is not very salty (27%). You can even go scuba diving. A little overcrowded, but worth going there.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank carlo_2401
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Barracuda lake as part of a full day trip of Coron arranged by our hotel. It is a beautiful site to see and we really do recommend it. There was only 8 people on our boat too so the trip was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ssaliadventures
Reviewed 3 February 2019

Barracuda Lake has an impressive staircase through some rock formations to arrive at it. With its depth and deep blue colour, it seemed a great place for snorkelling (which is basically what everyone was doing there) but there literally zero fish. Maybe the odd one...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DanEverett
Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

Misrepresented by advertising material, this lake is very average. Water is not that clear, there really is very little to see under the water and unless you get an early private boat trip, expect to be sardined in amongst apparently moronic tourists with no spatial...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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