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Romblon is one of the three major islands of Romblon Province in the Philippines; the other two are Sibuyan Island and Tablas Island. The island is situated within the Sibuyan Sea, and is under the jurisdiction of the municipality of Romblon, the seat of government for the province of Romblon.

Scuba Diving Romblon Class 1 Scuba Diving Destination Scuba diving in Romblon is one of the new water sports for the island, primarily because the island is hard to get to compared to other famous locations in the near vicinity, such as Puerto Galera and Boracay. Have discovered a selection of wrecks from the Spanish galleon era and also from World War II. Many of the steel wrecks (World War II vintage) have been partially salvaged but there are still many artifacts to be recovered and documented. One of the big surprises in the waters around Romblon is the ever growing list of endangered and endemic marine life that is resident in the area. Everyone we have spoken to enthuses the opportunities for genuine scuba diving exploration that exist in and around Romblon Island with discovery of new aquatic species of coral and marine organisms being a real possibility.

Scuba Diving Locations Around Romblon The primary scuba diving areas, with recognized dive sites, are mostly within 30 minutes boat ride of one of the main scuba diving dive resorts located near Romblon town. There are more than 30 noted dive sites within easy reach of Romblon town, some within marine sanctuaries but most are in un-managed areas (which is why most of the wrecks are partially salvaged). It is possible to see everything from nudibranches to shoals of tuna when diving Romblon.