Tangat Wreck (A191)
Tangat Wreck (A191) is another Japanese freighter that was sunk on the 24th of September 1944 during the World War II by the US aircraft. The wreck sits upright in 100 ft of the water. Its main deck is at 60 to 80 feet.
The site has become popular because of its good wreck diving offers, friendly currents, quite shallow depth and very good marine life. The wreck diving here is advisable for beginners who are properly equipped and also for professional divers. The site is also visited by lots of underwater photographers, writers and other professionals who seek for its beauty. They are fascinated by the superstructure that is nicely covered by soft and hard corals, sponges and anemones.
The Tangat Wreck (A191) also hosts lots of beautifully colored tropical fishes and a huge variety of small to large fishes including large puffer fish, lion fish, scorpion fish, a lone bumper head parrotfish, schools of snappers, shoals of barracudas, sweepers, six banded angel fish and a whole lot more. This is what makes its marine life very amazing.
Location: West of the South West end of Tangat Island, Coron, Palawan, Philippines
Main Attraction: Wreck diving
Average depth: 24 meters or 80 feet
Maximum depth: 30 meters or 100 feet
Condition: Usually calm currents, can become extremely strong during spring tides.
Check before you go
- Passport expiry date (most countries require at least six months prior to the expiry date)
- Visa requirements
- Travel Insurance (make sure coverage for Scuba Diving is included)
- Medical status (Visit your doctor if you are unsure)