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Scuba Diving Puerto Galera
Philippines’ premier scuba diving destination.

A Heaven for Scuba Divers 


Puerto Galera, Philippines

Verde Island Passage is a strait that separates the islands of Luzon and Mindoro. It is located right in the middle of the Coral Triangle. Verde Island Passage have the highest concentration of marine species in any region of the world. The area has more than 300 species of corals, which is considered one of the largest concentrations of corals in the country.

“A team of marine conservationist declared in 2006 that the Philippines is the Center of Marine Biodiversity in the world and Verde Island Passage as the “Center of the Center of Marine Shorefish Biodiversity”.

Puerto Galera is the northwesternmost municipality in the province of Oriental Mindoro. It is located at the southwestern end of the Verde Island Passage. The majority of all dive operators and resorts are situated in Sabang Beach with a quick access to over 30 world-class dive sites. The waters around Sabang are well-known for having the highest diversity of marine wild life in the entire world.

216061_204896802875387_1229067_nAura Beach and Dive Resort well-positioned at the center of Puerto Galera’s dive sites. Our fabulous location ensures that you have a quick access to all dive sites with less than 10 minutes with our speed boats. Being close to the dive sites means after each dive you will return to the resort and relax while waiting  between dives. It will also allow you to do up to four day dives.

Puerto Galera offers a large variety of choices for all levels of scuba diving experience. Whether you are experienced, novice or want to learn, Puerto Galera has the options you seek. Here you can enjoy a day of diving by combining pristine coral reefs with unbelievable muck-diving, wreck dives, drop-offs and wall or drift and deep dives.

If you are not a diver, come and start your adventure in the heaven of scuba divers. We have some of the most experienced and accredited dive instructors in Aura Dive Resort. Start your dive course and earn your dive certification while seeing some of the most beautiful critters and stuning underwater sceneries even in shallow waters of Puerto Galera.