Anilao

Level Beginner, Experience Diver
Depth 5 - 30 m.
Visibility 5 - 20 m.
Current none - strong
Dive Site The Cathedral, Eagle Point, Twin Rocks, Mainit Point, Beatrice Rock, Red Rock, Layag-Layag, Kirby's Rock, Devil's point, Betlehem, Agahuta, Red palm
Season It is technically possible to dive all year round. However there are certainly better periods than others:The main diving season in Anilao runs from early November to May.In July, August and September it is the rainy season and there can even be Typhoons! The sea is usually choppy and the visibility quite poor.The Water is colder in January and February with temperatures going down to 22°C and 24°C on average.The peak season and also the best time to dive is during April and May. Dive sites can get crowded during weekends at this time of the year. November is also a very good time to explore Anilao.
Highlight Nudibranch, Hairy Frogfish, Mimic Octopus, Pygmy Seahorse

General Info

Water Temperature: 24°C on average from November to February and 27°C from March to May.
Currents: Gentle in most of the local dive sites ideal for training – can be strong in certain places.
Visibility: Ranges from 5m to 20m depending on the season and the tide. During the Rainy season (July to September), the visibility is usually poor.