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Gato Island Day trip inc lunch

Available on 23 Apr

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Key info

  • 1 day (approx.)
  • Incl. 2 dives
  • Gato Island
  • English, Spanish, French, Filipino
  • Max. 4 divers / guide
  • Meet at the dive center
  • Free Cancellation - 24hrs notice
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A sanctuary and protected breeding location for the beautiful Sea Krait (sea snake). We’re almost guaranteed to see the resident White Tip Reef Sharks. This island is alive with nudibranchs, Harlequin Ghost Pipefish, Pygmy Sea horses and an endless amount of other macro surprises. Gato is always tough for photographers – macro or wide angle?

  • Experience the amazing Gato Island
  • Explore the tunnel beneath the island
  • Find lots of Whitetip Reef Sharks
  • Be amazed at the bright colours and plentiful fish

Dive center


PADI 5 Star Dive Center

Evolution Diving brings you progressive diving in The Philippines' best all-round dive destination. Our ethos is to bring safe, fun and superb scuba diving to any customer. So, if you've never scuba dived and want to take an Open Water dive course, or if you're ready to do a sub-100 m, exploratory tech dive, you will find no one more passionate about either than Evolution.

Malapascua is just off the northern tip of Cebu, an easy ride from Cebu international airport. The island is famous for the daily sightings of and up-close encounters with Thresher Sharks, but that's not all. Here you can also see many other varieties of sharks and rays, dive on one of several shipwrecks from 5 meters deep to 115 meters deep, and enjoy some shallow coral, or deep wall dives. There is something to entertain divers of any level, and the backdrop of the beautiful tropical island makes it your perfect destination.

The resort has great dining and entertainment options in the craic house, our on-site restaurant and bar, the rooms all open directly onto golden sand and stunning ocean views.



PADI 5 Star Dive Resort Wi-Fi (FREE) 7 PADI Instructors Max. 4.0 divers / guide Nitrox (for a fee)

Address: 13997 Km from your location
Logon, Daan Bantayan, Cebu, Malapascua, 6013, Philippines

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Package description

Inclusive of

  • Weights/Weight Belt/Tank(s)

Not inclusive of

  • Scuba equipment rental (full set)  ( USD 9 ) - bookable in checkout
  • Dive computer  ( USD 12 )
  • Flashlight (torch)  ( USD 4 )
  • Nitrox  ( USD 5 )
  • National Park Fees/Marine Park Fees  ( USD 7 ) - mandatory and payable onsite


  • Minimum age: 12+
  • Min. certification: Open Water Certification required
  • Min logged dives: None

What to expect

After a 45 minute boat ride to Gato Island, you will do your first dive. Usual sites are South Wall or Cathedral. Enjoy the beautiful reef that comes all the way to the surface, allowing you to maximise your dive time and gas right up to the last breath.

During your surface interval, enjoy a delicious local style feast on the boat while watching sea gulls arrive to and leave from the high rocky island.

Your second dive will be either North Wall or the Tunnel, only Advanced Open Water divers may pass through the tunnel, so it's worth being certified AOW. Look out of lots of whitetip sharks at the exit to the tunnel and enjoy mating cuttlefish at the right time of year.

Other Information


  • We’ll send you a final Booking Confirmation Email on average within 24 hours. We advise you to not make any other travel arrangements before that
  • In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your Spam folder or notify us via email

Meet at the dive center

Address: Logon, Daan Bantayan, Cebu, Malapascua, 6013, Philippines

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Cancellation policy

  • Full refunds will be issued for cancellations made at least 24 hours prior to the activity
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