MoalBoal is a small town in Cebu province of Philippines. It is known for its varied and exciting diving sites. The underwater landscape in this area has walls, slopes, caves and canyons. There are also several reef formations that have species from a small Nudibranch to a giant Whale Shark. The rocky Pescador Islet close to Moalboal is one of the best diving site in the area with beautiful rock formation that seem to descend deep into sea and are adorned by large schools of Sardines. The landscape and marine life together makes the diving experience very exciting. Several dive sites in Moalboal are known for hosting a very diverse sea life. Moalboal is also known for being regularly visited by Whale Sharks. The inland of Moalboal has a lush green mountain which hides deep valleys within. Most of the diving locations are within the fringe reef of a peninsula emanating from the Moalboal town. 4 kilometers to the west of the town is Panagsama beach, a rocky beach with diverse marine life around. It has a beautiful reef formation and is a popular diving spot. Other popular sites in Moalboal are Calles cathedral and sunken island, an underwater hill blessed with extremely diverse marine life. The densely forested inland and a beautiful coastal area makes Moalboal a very popular retreat for divers and outdoor enthusiasts. The town itself has restaurants, bars and sari-sari shops. It also has decent boarding lodging facilities and many dive centers sprawled across the beaches.
There are daily flights from Manila to Cebu and from there it is a 90 kilometre / 56 mile bus or taxi ride. Many dive resorts offer transport from Cebu. If you are travelling from Dumaguete take a tricycle to Sibulan port for the ferry to Cebu and continue from there.