The Visayan Islands

The Visayan Islands

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The Visayan Islands

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The Visayas (Visayan Islands) is one of the three principal geographical divisions of the Philippines, along with Mindanao and Luzon.
This big group of islands in the middle of the Philippines is perfect for so-called Island hopping. With a little effort many different locations with a lot of very good dive sites can be explored in a single diving holiday.
In addition to high biodiversity in the macro range, the Visayan Islands are known for its stunning coral gardens. In Donsol and Southern Leyte at certain seasons (mostly from January to June) also whale sharks are often seen on
dive and snorkeling trips.

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Western Visayas - Central Visayas - Eastern Visayas

The Visayan Islands can be divided into three groups:

The Western Visayas consists of the islands of Panay and the western half of Negros. The regional center is Iloilo City. Its provinces are:
Negros Occidental

The Central Visayas includes the islands of Cebu and Bohol and the eastern half of Negros. The regional center is Cebu City. Its provinces are:
Negros Oriental

The Eastern Visayas with the islands of Leyte and Samar. The regional center is Tacloban City. Its provinces are:
Southern Leyte
Eastern Samar
Northern Samar

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