Skeleton Reef may sound like something that’s dead and boring, but nothing could be more false -- take a dive in its deep blue waters and see for yourself why it’s become one of Coron’s popular diving sites.
Ask tourists who have been to Coron and they all would tell you “Simply take the dive; you won’t regret it.” Whether you are a beginner or an experienced diver, you can’t miss the chance to explore Skeleton Reef and see the things that made it so popular — sunken Japanese warships, marine biodiversity, and a breathtaking coral garden that brims with life. In here, you’ll appreciate the beauty of nature more — this is where hundreds of corals vie for your attention and friendly fishes swim with you. Be amazed by the enormous sunken Japanese warships with a history that always gives divers eerie feelings. Indeed, a Coron trip will never be complete without stopping at Skeleton Reef.
Skeleton Reef is located in Busuanga Island, Coron, Palawan.
Opening Days and Hours
Skeleton Reef can be accessed anytime.
Entry Fee and Bookings
Entrance fees are usually included in tour packages. If traveling DIY, prepare PhP 100 (USD 2) for the admission fee.
How to Get There
- Fly from Manila to Coron via Cebu Pacific or Philippine Airlines.
- From the airport, board a van to Coron town proper.
- At Coron, avail of Coron Tours.
- Backpackers/solo travelers
- Group of friends
Time to Spend
Most tours stop by here for 1 to 2 hours.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
To make the most out of your stay, visit during the morning so you can avoid the large crowds. Diving in Skeleton Reef is best done between January and March.
- Scuba Diving
Most Coron Tours offer buffet lunches at various attractions.
- Calamian Island
- Kayangan Lake
- Sangat Island
Some of the best accommodations in Coron.include SeaHorse Guesthouse, Zuric Pension House, Koskosnus Garden Resort, Sunlight Guest Hotel, and Coron Westown Resort. Rates range from USD 30 to USD 120.