Clownfish, Philippines. Photo by Stephane Rochon.

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 Heaven's gate

Philippines, Visayas, Leyte, San Roque and Padre Burgos

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Exact

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Latitude: 10° 0.372' N
Longitude: 125° 1.278' E

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English (Translate this text in English): Southernmost tip of Leyte Island.

English (Translate this text in English): Southernmost tip of Leyte Island.

Southernmost tip of Leyte Island.

English (Translate this text in English): Southernmost tip of Leyte Island.

English (Translate this text in English): Southernmost tip of Leyte Island.

English (Translate this text in English): Southernmost tip of Leyte Island.

English (Translate this text in English): Southernmost tip of Leyte Island.

English (Translate this text in English): Southernmost tip of Leyte Island.

English (Translate this text in English): Southernmost tip of Leyte Island.

How? By boat

Distance Good boat time (< 30min)

Easy to find? Easy to find

 Dive site Characteristics

Alternative name Tangkaan Point, Tanka-an Point

Average depth 20 m / 65.6 ft

Max depth 40 m / 131.2 ft

Current Strong ( > 2 knots)

Visibility Good ( 10 - 30 m)

Quality

Dive site quality Great

Experience CMAS ** / AOW

Bio interest Interesting

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Dive type

- Deep
- Sharks
- Reef

Dive site activities

- Marine biology
- Photography

Dangers

- Depth
- Current

 Additional Information

English (Translate this text in English): Steep slope with sponges, soft corals and anemones. This is a fantastic coral garden with a lot of fishs.

English (Translate this text in English): Steep slope with sponges, soft corals and anemones. This is a fantastic coral garden with a lot of fishs.

Steep slope with sponges, soft corals and anemones. This is a fantastic coral garden with a lot of fishs.

English (Translate this text in English): Steep slope with sponges, soft corals and anemones. This is a fantastic coral garden with a lot of fishs.

English (Translate this text in English): Steep slope with sponges, soft corals and anemones. This is a fantastic coral garden with a lot of fishs.

English (Translate this text in English): Steep slope with sponges, soft corals and anemones. This is a fantastic coral garden with a lot of fishs.

English (Translate this text in English): Steep slope with sponges, soft corals and anemones. This is a fantastic coral garden with a lot of fishs.

English (Translate this text in English): Steep slope with sponges, soft corals and anemones. This is a fantastic coral garden with a lot of fishs.

English (Translate this text in English): Steep slope with sponges, soft corals and anemones. This is a fantastic coral garden with a lot of fishs.

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Heaven's gate
Door chris
apr 15, 2007
Coral garden - See dive site description...
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Trip: Magellan cruise, Visayas, Philippines
Door chris
Van apr 7, 2007 tot apr 21, 2007
  Destination: The Magellan Safari between Cebu and Leyte; including Malapascua and Gato Island, Mahaba ((Quatros Islas), San Roque (near Padre Burgos), Limasawa Island and Panoan Island (napantao & snorkelling with whale sharks).
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