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The Marine Life of Alegria

The Island of Cebu is so known for its beautiful islands and sights. One is Alegria that is located in the southern part of the island. Alegria is known for its Canyoneering and Waterfalls. Not many are aware of the rich marine life in this town that is already considered as the best Marine habitats in the whole Cebu.

Alegria Dive Resort Sta. Filomena

The first thing you can see in diving the area is its house reef. You will find a lot of it in the area along with small damselfishes to big green turtles as well as both soft and hard corals. At the top of the reef, you can see fields of Staghorn corals. The reef is still virgin and as of yet only allowed to be touched for marine biologists and scuba divers that are expert in this field. No wonder that the place will become famous in the future just like Moalboal and its sardines. There are a lot of sea creatures you can see like Turtles, Barracudas, Angelfish, Butterflyfish, Lionfish, Hawkfish, and Nudibranch can be found in the waters of Sta. Filomena. Sometimes, you can spot dolphins and whale sharks at the area.

The entrance and exit are very easy for snorkelers and divers. At the start of the dive, you’ll encounter a sandy/rocky areas where you can take the time to stare at small fishes like Leaf Pipefish or frogfish hanging on or near the grass.

You will be amazed by its brightly colored Hard Coral. Spend the time by taking some shots and photos in this area as you look for critters. As you dive, you will be guided by dive instructors that are highly knowledgeable about the marine life at the reef and its inhabitant and fish behaviors.

As you search for transportation, you can turn to Cebu van rental service for your transportation as you answer your wanderlust.