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Location: Close to the southwest side of Tangat Island, Coron, Palawan, Philippines 

Main Attraction: Wreck diving, snorkeling

Average depth: 10 meters or 33 feet

Maximum depth: 22 meters or 72 feet

Condition: Mild to strong currents

On the wreck, you can find a few corals, both soft and hard, and there are some large lettuce corals beside the East Tangat wreck. It has been a home for many aquatic animals and a very good marine life. There you can see schools of small angelfish, butterflyfish specifically the Copperband butterfly fish, white sponges and many more. Sea stars and crinoids are rarely seen.

Dive site info provided by Diveunda on Sep 27, 2018

Latest Dives

Comments, photos and species

Red Lionfish
Multibarred Angelfish
Starfish
Lionfish
Longfin Bannerfish
Coral
Grooved Brain Coral
Crocodilefish
Lionfish

Pictures

Photos taken by users who dived here

Picture taken by Gaga at Tangat Wreck on Mar 24, 2019 Picture taken by Gaga at Tangat Wreck on Mar 24, 2019

Marine Life

What species others who dived here encountered

Lionfish
Red Lionfish
Multibarred Angelfish
Starfish
Longfin Bannerfish
Coral
Grooved Brain Coral
Crocodilefish

Nearby Dive Centers

Ordered by distance, within a range of 25km

Diveunda

Email: diveundacoron@gmail.com Telephone: (+63) 99 5238 1234

          Located at Coron Palawan on Busuanga Island in the Philippines, diveUNDA offers an array of exceptional live-aboard diving oportunities. From the many WWII Japanese shipwrecks to Apo Reeg - the largest reef in Asia and the second largest in the world, cave diving and countless coral reefs, all in the crystal clear waters of the Calamian Group of Islands. Operating budget multi-day live-aboard adventures to all the best dive sites. Choose one of DiveUNDA's regular adventures leaving from Coron or create your own unique liveboard experience to your desired destinations by Charter. You can do your PADI Open Water Diver, Advanced Open Water Diver or PADI Speciality courses while aboard.

Umali Dive Center Corporation

Email: umalidivecenter@yahoo.com Telephone: +63 917 8881103

          Umali Dive Center strives to be the leading Dive Shop in Coron and nearby areas, sharing the diving skills and giftedness in providing quality service that exceeds the expectations of their esteemed customers.

Sangat Island Dive Resort

Email: info@sangat.ph Telephone: +63 (908) 896-1716

          Sangat Island Dive Resort has a comprehensive on-site dive facility fitted-out with all the equipment you’ll need for any underwater adventure during your stay. Newly rebuilt in 2008, the facility offers a wide range of first-quality equipment (tanks, wet suits, masks, fins, dive computers, and more) from internationally-recognized manufacturers as well as an air and Nitrox filling station (powered by dual BAUER K14 compressors) and a brand new LW 280 unit which is combined with a 280 Coltrisub nitrox membrane. Not sure what you’ll need? Can’t decide which scuba or snorkeling site to explore first? Thinking about learning to scuba? No problem. This knowledgeable dive center attendants and on-site PADI and SDI instructors are happy to help you with equipment selection, scuba course options, dive site recommendations, and more.

D'divers

Email: reservation@ddivers.com Telephone: +63 920 901 2414

          Discovery Divers was founded in 1989 by Gunter Bernert as former ASIA DIVERS, Coron. The new Dive Center and Outlets at the Puerto Del Sol, AlFaro Palawan Resort and Busuanga Bay Lodge, located at the Maritime Resort Community are owned and managed by Gunter Bernert and his daughter Karina Bernert. The location is perfect, just a view minutes away from most of the major dive sites and the World Prominent Wrecks of Busuanga.

Discovery Island Resort And Dive Center

Email: info@discoverydiversresort.com Telephone: 09778399147

          Featuring a seafront area for guests, Discovery Island Resort and Dive Center provides spacious rooms with a sea view balcony. It has its own bar and restaurant and provides free WiFi in the common areas. Located in Coron, Discovery Island Resort is located on a 7-hectare island and it is just a 5-minute boat ride from Coron Town. The MDI Dive Center (formerly “Discovery Divers Coron”) is a full-service Dive Center under Swiss Management with more than 15 years experience in Coron. The Office is located in the Center of the uprising, beautiful town Coron at Busuanga Island, which belongs to Palawan – Philippines.

Fun & Sun Coron

Email: coron@funsundivetravel.com Telephone: +63 917 711 2427

          Professional and experienced Diving center Philippines dive team will guide you to amazing dive sites in Philippines: Diving Mactan, Cebu, Malapascua, Coron, & Dauin. Since 1985, Fun & Sun provides reliable and well maintained diving equipment, experienced & friendly dive guides as well as comfortable & fast boats.

Neptune Dive Center

Email: info@neptunedivecenter.com Telephone: +63-921-760-7492

          Scuba Diving in Coron, Palawan has something to appeal to almost any diver. Whether you are a Pro with thousands of dives, or just learning the basics, Coron and Neptune Dive Center has something for you. Coron has long been known to be the "Wreck Diving Capital" of the Philippines. They also have beautiful reef sites teeming with fish, loads of macro, resident turtles, caverns, and a thermal lake that is out of this world! Neptune Dive Center was built by Divers for Divers. They are not one of the big guys, and they don't want to be. They want fun, personal, and safe diving.

Chindonan Dive Resort

Email: chindonan@gmail.com Telephone: +63 949 851 7097

          From 8 incredibly WWII Shipwrecks & 6 wonderful Reefs within 30min, to a fun & professional dive-team, to a great dive-atmosphere—Chindonan Dive Resort makes it fun, safe & convenient for beginners, advanced and professionals to dive the beauty of Coron Bay. Just off Chindonan shoreline your snorkeling adventure starts - 600 meters of beautiful reef and a bay with Seahorses well camouflaged among seagrass. Hire a boat or take a kayak and go explore other prestine snorkeling areas around Chindonan Dive Resort. The beauty of the underwater world is hard to resist here.

Pirate Divers Concepcion

Email: info@piratedivers.org Telephone: +63 920 192 7527

          Pirate Divers Concepcion diving center is located 40km outside of Coron in the little town of Concepcion, Palawan, Philippines (very close proximity to the wrecks and beautiful white sand beach islands, only 15-40 minutes by boat to all the dive sites, compared to a 2hr trip from Coron itself). The owner Mary Jane Almarez, a local from Coron, who knows the area and can help out with with all your needs during your stay. Scuba Diving Instructor Simon Mowbray, from Worcester England, an ex Army diver who came to Busuanga in 2013 and never left.

Corto Divers Dive Center

Email: cortodivers@cortodelmar.com Telephone: 09157262248

          Corto Divers is located in Coron town, on Busuanga Island which is one of the two main islands of the Calamianes archipelago in the region of Palawan in the Philippines. Coron is the Philippines Capital of Wreck diving. Coron and its surroundings was the stage of a fierce naval and air battle during WWII and several ships have been sunk in what is today one of the best wreck diving spot in the world according to Forbes Traveler Magazine. There are also many beautiful reefs that still showcase the amazing diversity of the Philippines corals and under water life. A stone throw away from Coron Town, you can dive at the Barracuda lake, a beautiful and mystical experience. Corto Divers provides top of line equipment for all levels as well as courses ranging from Discover Scuba to Dive Master and some specialties. The dedicated and highly experienced team will be in charge of making your trip fun and unforgettable. Palawan in general and Coron in particular offers a surprising cocktail of experiences whether you are into reefs, lakes or wrecks.
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