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Overview

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Free Willy Diving offers courses for beginners, PADI certification, or Nitrox dives and a whole range of materials available for you to accommodate your scuba diving (or certification) needs including the most up to date gear from Cressi Sub and Scuba Pro, these are professionally maintained by our staff ensuring you to have the safest and comfortable dive where no other Dive shops in Boracay island can offer. In Free Willy Diving people of all nationalities and all walks of life are welcome to experience scuba diving like no other in the Philippines.

Free Willy Diving Activities:

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  • Fun Dive with own gear
  • FunDive with rental gear
  • Night Dive
  • Discover Scuba Diving
  • Bubble Maker (for 8 years old and above)
  • Repeat Intro
  • Scuba Tune Up
  • Nitrox Fun Dive
  • Nitrox Intro
  • Underwater Photography
  • Underwater videography
  • Snorkelling

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Free Willy Diving Padi Courses:

  • PADI Courses
  • PADI Scuba Diver
  • PADI Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water
  • Advance Open Water

 

 

Location:

Located on the Philippines at around 322 kilometers away from Metro Manila and two kilometers off Caticlam at Aklan in the Western Visayas region of the Philippines.

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About Boracay (Free Willy Diving)

As you travel through the 7,107 islands of the Philippines, you will find stunning natural scenery like Boracay (Free Willy Diving), it is not difficult but there is one island that stands out but Boracay (Free Willy Diving). In Boracay (Free Willy Diving) you can find a four-kilometer-long white talc powder sandy beach, turquoise blue waters and romantic scenery. Boracay (Free Willy Diving) is located on the northwestern tip of Panay Island and can be reached only by boat. Due to its natural beauty, the island of Boracay (Free Willy Diving) is a top beach in Asia. Boracay (Free Willy Diving) is also known as gateway to paradise.

Two (2) km off the northwest tip of Panay Island in the Western Visayan region of the Philippines is Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Island of the Philippines located approximately 345 km (200 miles) south of Manila. It's nine kilometers and spread over 2,563.86 acres (1,038 hectares). At its narrowest point Boracay (Free Willy Diving) is only one kilometer wide.

Boracay Castle Sand      Boracay Resorts

Amihan and Habagat seasons weather in Boracay (Free Willy Diving) is generally the weather patterns. Amihan means a cool northeast wind, and Habagat means west or southwest wind; south-west monsoon. The Amihan season is characterized by moderate temperatures, little or no rainfall, and a prevailing wind from the east. The Habagat season is characterized by hot and humid weather, frequent heavy rainfall, and a prevailing wind from the west.

The Amihan and Habagat seasonal pattern is the switch in wind direction which is the main indicator in Boracay (Free Willy Diving). Boracay (Free Willy Diving) will be in the Habagat weather pattern for the remainder of the year and the Amihan weather pattern from sometime in September or October to sometime in May or June. These dates can vary in individual years, though.

Tropical Storms can impact Boracay (Free Willy Diving) at any time of year, but are most likely to be seen during the Habagat season. Daytime temperatures on Boracay (Free Willy Diving) generally range from 77-90°F (25-32°C) from the beginning of the Amihan season into February or March, and increase to the 82-100°F(28-38°C) range with the onset of the Habagat season. During Tropical Storm periods in Boracay (Free Willy Diving), temperatures can fall below 68°F (20°C).

Ati tribe was the original settlers of Boracay (Free Willy Diving). Boracay (Free Willy Diving) became an independent province on April 25, 1956 and part of Aklan Province. Tourism began to develop in Boracay (Free Willy Diving), and the island became popular with backpackers in the 1980s formerly undiscovered it wasn't till the 1970s.

Boracay Scenery View      Boracay Amenities | Facilities | Services

Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Island was a well-guarded secret many years ago, almost possessively so that only a few knew of its existence. When a foreign movie crew accidentally "discovered" this island paradise, it was only in the 70s. Others wrote a book, which included rave reviews of Boracay (Free Willy Diving) that changed the island’s pace from that of being a quiet secret to eventually being voted as having the best beach in the world.

Boracay (Free Willy Diving) is a phenomenon since Aklan for many tourists is synonymous to Boracay (Free Willy Diving); in fact, many more know about Boracay (Free Willy Diving) than Aklan. At peak season, some the Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Island’s population may swell to 20,000. A word on the Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Island is added a bonus for the weary heritage traveler.

The Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Island is under the administrative control of the Philippine Tourism Authority in coordination with the Provincial Government of Aklan comprises of the barangays Manoc-Manoc, Balabag, and Yapak (3 of the 17 barangays which make up the municipality of Malay).

The Boracay (Free Willy Diving) island came to international attention in 1980s when European backpackers, mostly German, wrote about this idyllic island in the South China Sea although Boracay (Free Willy Diving) was known to fishermen and some of its land owned by non-residents. The English baker on the Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Island is one of the oldest tourist’s establishments. Boracay (Free Willy Diving) could boast of five star accommodations and a golf course by the end of the 80s, many rest houses had been built and by the end of the century. It was voted as one of the best beaches in the world in 1990 and again in 1996 as the worlds number one tropical beach.

White Sand Beach is Boracay (Free Willy Diving)'s central attraction, on Boracay (Free Willy Diving)'s southwestern flank, a gem of nature stretching for about four kilometers, where most of

The rocky and subject to dangerous currents is in the northeast, especially during the rainy season. Boracay (Free Willy Diving) reefs make the island an ideal jump off point for the enthusiastic scuba divers or snorkelers.

Fresh sea foods can be found and which can be cooked right there or brought to where one is staying and for those on economy budget go to the Boracay (Free Willy Diving) talipapa, or Boracay (Free Willy Diving) open market. But Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Island has many restaurants catering to all tastes. Boracay (Free Willy Diving) has equipments for water sport, as well as lessons for scuba diving and wind surfing.

Tourism in Boracay (Free Willy Diving) is at its peak during the Amihan season partly because of its wind and weather pattern. The prevailing wind blows from the east Boracay (Free Willy Diving) during Amihan. The water off Boracay (Free Willy Diving) White Beach is often glassy-smooth. Hills on the northern and southern ends of the Boracay (Free Willy Diving) island channel and the Amihan season wind from the eastern side of the island; Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Bulabog Beach in the central part of the island's eastern side makes the reef-protected waters off that beach ideal for windsurfing and kite boarding / kite surfing.

Boracay Relaxation       Boracay Fun Activities

Luxurious hotel types to budget and Spartan rooms are number of accommodation types scattered all over the Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Island. Along White Beach, location is often specified in relation to Boracay (Free Willy Diving) three boat stations, though the stations are no longer in operation. Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Station 2 is roughly in the center of the beach, with Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Stations 1 and 3 respectively roughly midway to the north and south endpoints of Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Island. The Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Station 3 area is where most of the cheaper lodgings are located, while Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Station 2 is meant for those who want to be within proximity of the bars. Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Station 1, meanwhile, is where you can find the more isolated accommodations, offering peace and quiet to those looking for a respite from the usual action-packed Boracay (Free Willy Diving) night scene.

Boracay (Free Willy Diving) island accommodations range from dirt cheap to luxurious. Every luxurious and some fine hotel resorts has its Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Suite Room, Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Private Room, Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Honeymoon Room, Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Executive Room, Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Family Room, Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Superior Room, Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Standard Room, Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Double Room, Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Triple Room, Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Quadruple Room, Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Ocean View Room, Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Garden View Room, Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Beachfront Room, Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Bungalow Type Room, Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Aircon Room, Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Fan Room, Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Dormitory Room, Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Transient Room, Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Backpacker Room, Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Room with Kitchen, Boracay (Free Willy Diving) House and any type of fabricated accommodations. Boracay (Free Willy Diving) peak period pricing are periods of heavy tourism (usually including Christmas / New Year, Easter / Holy Week, and Chinese New Year periods).

Most Boracay (Free Willy Diving) hotels and resorts have seasonal price levels, with high season prices generally coinciding with Amihan Season dates. Boracay (Free Willy Diving) has in excess of 350 Boracay (Free Willy Diving) beach resorts offering more than 2,000 rooms ranging in quality from five-star to budget accommodations, so tourists are sure to find whatever they are looking for. Boracay (Free Willy Diving) offers a wide range of restaurants, bars, pubs, and nightclubs. Leisure activities available on Boracay (Free Willy Diving) include scuba diving, snorkeling, windsurfing, kite boarding and beach relaxation. Boracay (Free Willy Diving) is the site of a world-class 18-hole par 72 golf course designed by Graham Marsh.

Boracay (Free Willy Diving) has two serving airports, the Kalibo International Airport in Kalibo pretty close to Boracay (Free Willy Diving) and Godofredo P. Ramos Airport (commonly referred to as "Caticlan airport") in Caticlan, 30 minutes boat ride to Boracay (Free Willy Diving).

The Strong Republic Nautical Highway (SRNH) passes through Caticlan which is the western part of Boracay (Free Willy Diving), with car ferries from Roxas, Oriental Mindoro docking at the Caticlan jetty port.

Motor-tricycles along the main road of Boracay (Free Willy Diving) or by walking along the beaches of Boracay (Free Willy Diving) are the two main modes of transport. Along the Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Beachfront path, Pedicabs are also available for transport. Boracay (Free Willy Diving) other means of transportation include mountain bikes, quadbikes and motorbikes, all of which can be rented.

Motorized bancas and sailing paraws are available for rent to explore around the Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Island’s coast. Around Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Island are outrigger canoes and are common sights in waters. Passengers may be seated on a trampoline platform between the outrigger supports sailing paraw is a narrow hulled boat with outriggers either sides. These are extremely fast off the wind in Boracay (Free Willy Diving), but can be unwieldy for inexperienced sailors.

EXCITING EVENTS

Asian Windsurfing Tour, with the week-long Boracay (Free Willy Diving) International Fun board Cup competition usually held in January on Bulabog Beach, Boracay (Free Willy Diving) is one of the competitive venues.

Each January in Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Kalibo on nearby Panay Island, the well-known Ati-Atihan Festival takes place. Usually in the second or third week of January, a much smaller Ati-Atihan festival is celebrated on Boracay (Free Willy Diving).

An ultimate Frisbee event has been held annually since 2003, usually during summer, the Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Open Asian Beach Ultimate Tournament.

LOCATION HISTORY

AKLAN where Boracay (Free Willy Diving) located between latitudes 11° 09' 30" N and 12° 01' 00" N, and longitude 121° 50' 00" E and 122° 34' 45" E, Aklan island of Boracay (Free Willy Diving) like Capiz close to Boracay (Free Willy Diving) shares the northern coast of the roughly triangular island Panay like island laso of Boracay (Free Willy Diving). More than a third of the land is mountainous but Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Island has a few, with Aklan's western flank sharing the high cordillera that divides the province from Antique which is close to Boracay (Free Willy Diving) as well. The south is bounded by the central cordillera of Panay Island where Boracay (Free Willy Diving) is located, common to the provinces of Capiz and Iloilo. A break in the cordillera at Nabas allows passage to Pandan, Antique and the other passage for Boracay (Free Willy Diving). The lowlands are limited to a narrow strip that starts from the coast and extends to the foothills, the widest are the floodplains of the Ibajay (30 kms) and Aklan Rivers (60 kms), two of five major rivers in the province while Boracay (Free Willy Diving) island is like a shoe. The rivers empty into Sibuyan Sea. The other rivers are the Tangalan, Jalo and Talon. 

Aklan's beginning as a settled area before Boracay (Free Willy Diving) was known is wreathed in legend and spurious and undocumented historical claims. It is hard to find documentary evidence about the island and Boracay (Free Willy Diving) with the coming of the Spaniards. In 1566, the Augustinian Fray Martin de Rada had begun evangelizing Panay Island including Boracay (Free Willy Diving) shoreline, where he preached the Gospel at Pan-ay, Capiz, Boracay (Free Willy Diving) itself and in Dumangas. However, they continued their missionary work in Boracay (Free Willy Diving) and Panay and in 1581 evangelized Kalibo including Boracay (Free Willy Diving) and in 1596, Ibajay. Both areas particularly Boracay (Free Willy Diving) were strategic settlements because they were near the mouth of Aklan's great rivers, a convenient waterway for penetrating the island's interior and the shoreline of Boracay (Free Willy Diving).

Aklan and Boracay (Free Willy Diving) participated in the Revolution against Spain when Gen. Francisco Castillo, who had donated his fortune to found a national press in Boracay (Free Willy Diving) for the Katipunan and Candido Iban arrived in Aklan and Boracay (Free Willy Diving) to found a chapter of the Katipunan. Iban was a native of Malinao, Banga and a resident of Boracay (Free Willy Diving) and had befriended the brother of Andres Bonifacio, Procopio. Inducted into the Katipunan he returned to Boracay (Free Willy Diving) to organize in the Visayas.

Aklan's best-known tourist attractions are: the Ati-atihan and Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Island, both relatively new attractions. Although the story told of the origins of the Ati-atihan links it to the legend of the peace pact between the Bornean datus and the Ati (Ayta) who occupied Panay Island and Boracay (Free Willy Diving) Island in the 13th century, the fact is the Ati-atihan (held on the third Sunday of January to coincide with the feast of the Santo Niño patron of Boracay (Free Willy Diving)) was concocted in the 1950s as a way to boost tourism. Boracay (Free Willy Diving) island a long but narrow white sand island came to the attention of surf and sun backpackers in the late 70s, by the 80s enterprising Europeans had set shop on the island of Boracay (Free Willy Diving) and by the end of the century, the island Boracay (Free Willy Diving) boasted of five star resorts, a gulf course, establishments catering to different clientele: from economy to the luxury tourist budget, and a string of restaurants that serves the cuisine of the world: from native islander, to Japanese and Chinese, to Asian to continental, and what have you. These two attractions alone bring in most of the tourist dollars and Euro to Boracay (Free Willy Diving) municipal and town of Aklan.

In Kalibo and Boracay (Free Willy Diving) year 1581, the Augustinians established a mission. In Kalibo and Boracay (Free Willy Diving) year 1680, was erected a parish under the advocacy of the San Juan Bautista Then, the town site was at Barrio Laguinbanwa in Numancia, some two kilometers distant from the present site of Kalibo and Boracay (Free Willy Diving).

In 1947, after the World War II, Gabriel M. Reyes, Archbishop of Cebu and later Manila, personally took a hand reconstructing and remodeling the church in various area including Boracay (Free Willy Diving). The Boracay (Free Willy Diving) church hit by an earthquake on 14 June 1990 measuring 7.1 in the Richter scale hit the Island of Boracay (Free Willy Diving) at 3:41 P.M., the epicenter was located at 11.34North of Boracay (Free Willy Diving) latitude; 122.10 East of Boracay (Free Willy Diving) longitude. The Philvocs reported 15 kilometers depth as computed.

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