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5 of the best places for freediving in the Philippines – it’s paradise for underwater adventures Edit

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In the photo: Freediver Gen Abanilla takes in the view at Barracuda Lake, Coron, Philippines. Photo by Toby Kulit.


From observing whale sharks and turtles to exploring shipwrecks, the country offers a wide range of freediving opportunities at the centre of the ‘Coral Triangle’.

Boasting a tropical climate and diverse marine life, the Philippines is a magnet for freedivers. The archipelago nation sits at the centre of the so-called Coral Triangle, which is almost six million square kilometres that includes ecosystems containing more coral reef species than anywhere else on Earth, with six of the world’s seven marine turtle species and more than 2,000 species of fish.


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