Camiguin... an island-province on the northern coast of the Mindanao archipelago in the Philippines. It is the country’s second-smallest province, a veritable treasure trove of natural attractions, both on land and under the sea. Especially under the sea. It is known to the island "Born of Fire". It has seven volcanoes and several volcanic domes. Volcanic eruptions and land movements have created this spectacular island which is full of natural wonders and historical riches.
As an island of varied ecosystem, Camiguin's uniqueness lies in its varied terrain, pristine natural environment and rustic setting. Camiguin is one of the Philippines's most beautiful islands - a virtual paradise - as the island allows visitors to experience a sample of untouched beauty in its entirety. Locked in the eternal embrace of the sea,
Camiguin continues its simple existence sheltered from and unfazed by the virulent pressures of today's accelerated lifestyles. Camiguin generally has good weather with seasonal rain showers enhancing its fresh green environment. Fine weather is guaranteed from April to June, while the coolest is from November to January.
Camiguin is recognized by the Department of Tourism as one of the top tourist destinations in the country. The island is also listed as among the Top 10 dive spots worldwide.
There are beautiful corals, sea turtles, a myriad of fishes, performing their wondrous routines in the pristine aquatic habitats. The shores and underwater bounties of Camiguin are multi-faceted, all marvellous, tantalizing and inviting. Diver’s paradise is what it is. It is also beachlover and snorkeler’s haven. Dive, paddle and swim in tranquil bliss and be embraced at once by the beauty of the marine environment made possible with the determined management and dedicated protection of the marine areas by the Province of Camiguin and partners like the Camiguin Coastal Resource Management Project of the New Zealand Aid Programme, municipal governments and communities. The 31 Marine Protected Areas distributed within Camiguin’s municipalities. Hosting banner species in each municipality, these MPAs are being rehabilitated and protected and are Camiguin one of the top diving destinations in the Philippines.