Aside from the thresher sharks, visitors can also get the chance to spot manta rays in Malapascua Island.
Malapascua Island is synonymous with thresher sharks since it is one of the few places where all three species can be found nearly every day. While the best time to go to Malapascua is during the summer, visitors can still expect to see the rich underwater life surrounding the island in the month of September.
The best place to find the thresher sharks in Malapascua Island is at the Monad Shoal, which is a 1.5-kilometer rock stump featuring a 200-meter drop at the edge. The sharks are normally spotted just before sunrise. Aside from the thresher sharks, the waters surrounding Malapascua Island is also home to manta rays, devil rays, eagle rays, and hammerheads.
It is also important for visitors to keep in mind that the last trip from Maya Port to Malapascua Island is at 3:00 PM. If they miss the last trip, they can opt to stay the night in Daanbantayan or hire a boat to take them to the island.
Malapascua Island is under the administrative jurisdiction of Barangay Logo, Daanbantayan, Cebu.