Dive Site: Dimipac Island Western End Palawan

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Site Overview

Site Type: Scenic reef, with seagrass and possibility to see Dugongs
Depth: Top: 5MMedian: 12MBottom: 18M
Location: Off the western end of the south-western shore of Dimipac Island – north of Calauit Island

Description

Dimipac Island’s western end offers relaxed diving on a sandy slope where you may encounter turtles, leaf scorpionfish and there’s always the possibility of a dugong in the meadow of sea grass at the bottom of the sandy slope.

The diving off Dimipac Island is relaxed. The terrain slopes from about 5m gently down to the seagrass meadows at about 18m. The water is warm, clear and there’s very little current.

Nice scenic reef shot at Dimipac Island West diving Palawan in the Philippines by Diveplanit

A turtle is enjoying a quiet dive too.

Turtle at Dimipac Island West diving Palawan in the Philippines by Diveplanit

There are leaf scorpionfish hiding amongst the corals.

Leaf-scorpionfish in full at Dimipac Island West diving Palawan in the Philippines by Diveplanit

As well as worms,

Feather duster worm at Dimipac Island West diving Palawan in the Philippines by Diveplanit

So many coral shrimps, they hang around in pairs.

Two banded coral shrimps at Dimipac Island West diving Palawan in the Philippines by Diveplanit

Spotted boxfish, and

Spotted boxfish at Dimipac Island West diving Palawan in the Philippines by Diveplanit

Spotfin lionfish.

Spotfin lionfish showing his spots at Dimipac Island West diving Palawan in the Philippines by Diveplanit

The so called Electric Clam shares some of his electricity with us – apparently – it’s just a reflection of our lights back to us.

Electric clam at Dimipac Island West diving Palawan in the Philippines by Diveplanit

A Peppermint Seastar shines in the sun.

Peppermint Seastar at Dimipac Island West diving Palawan in the Philippines by Diveplanit

And the small fish play safely in the proximity of their coral home.

Small fish above coral at Dimipac Island West diving Palawan in the Philippines by Diveplanit