The Philippine Archipelago consists of 7107 remarkable islands, many of which are home to the best dive spots in the world. Malapascua island is one of them and is considered a must visit for dive enthusiasts, mainly for its unique attraction; the Thresher sharks! These long tailed sharks (almost half of their body size) are loners and normally live in deep water. But just off the coast of Malapascua you’ll find an underwater plateau named Monad Shoal, which is widely famous for being the only place in the world where you can witness these magnificent creatures on a daily basis. Early morning, they rise from the depths up to about 25-30 meters to get cleaned by the reef fishes. After hearing so much about Malapascua island and the Thresher sharks from fellow divers during our dive adventures in El Nido and Apo island, we decided to add it to our must see list. After all, we had just extended our visa for another month in the Philippines. How to get to Malapascua island? Fly to Cebu city (or take a bus or ferry to Cebu depending on where you are) Catch a taxi to the North Bus Terminal in Cebu […]
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