The beautiful island of Boracay, celebrated for its gorgeous white sand beaches, clear blue water and awe-inspiring view, never fails to charm tourists. Offering lots of activities to visitors from all over the world, this tropical paradise is truly a quiet place of beauty and adventure. And if there is one activity that most people enjoy in their Boracay outdoor travel, it is snorkeling at Crocodile Island.
Located 20 minutes away from the White Beach, Crocodile Island is a small uninhabited island at the southern portion of Boracay. Many diving enthusiasts consider it as one of the best dive points in the island. Seeing it from afar, Crocodile Island has the appearance of the head of a crocodile. Upon setting foot in the island, you can be assured to experience all its wonders as divers of all levels will enjoy exploring the underwater life here. One should observe extra care and attention, though, as currents can be strong at times. Nevertheless, a diving or snorkeling trip at Crocodile Island is a real life adventure that anyone who is looking for excitement can't possibly miss.
Crocodile Island enjoys an unspoiled and abundant marine life. Snorkeling here is going to be worth your time. The area is just bursting with underwater activity. A snorkeling expedition in the area will give you the chance to see a breath-taking collection of corals together with a wide selection of fish. Gorgonian fan corals, nudibranch, lion fish, scorpion fish, cuttle fish, moray eels, sea snakes, and a lot more abound the waters of Crocodile Island. Nature is truly at work in this place. Be thrilled by the experience of swimming alongside various species of fish that come in different colors, shapes and sizes. You can even get to feed them. Among the enchanting views you will enjoy while underwater are colorful and magnificent creatures such as orange and purple fish, yellow fins, and other fishes of wonderful hues and colors.
The beautiful corals on the ocean bed add to the exhilarating experience of snorkeling at Crocodile Island. Be mesmerized by this spectacular underwater view as the crystal clear waters in the area are one of the clearest in the world, making it perfect for snorkeling. Don't forget your underwater camera so you could capture all this astonishing view.
If you are interested, many Boracay resorts can arrange an island hopping tour or a diving trip for you as their guest. Alternatively, you may want to go directly and schedule a trip with any diving facilities located in the island. There, professional divers are more than willing to offer their assistance. If you will avail an island tour package, equipments and life vest will be provided for you. As one of the island hopping activities, many Boracay packages include snorkeling at Crocodile Island. This, along with a visit to the Crystal Cove Island, would cost around 600 PhP per person although this rate is negotiable.
Many visiting tourists could not resist the inviting opportunity to explore the pristine waters and exciting aquatic life of Crocodile Island in Boracay, and why should you? So while in staying in any Boracay resort, don't fail to take the time and experience a truly amazing and wonderful adventure. Include snorkeling at Crocodile Island as one of your planned activity to highlight your stay in this beautiful paradise.
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Kat March is an avid traveler, who loves the outdoor and is always trying out new adventure and sport wherever she goes. visiting the different islands of the Philippines is her way to unwind and take time away from her busy life.