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PHILIPPINES

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MARCOS ISLAND



Gulf, Pangasinan Aside from having a picnic or just sunbathing on most of the islands, one can also snorkel or dive and see the Giant Clams which are under the auspices of the University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute based in Bolinao. The Hundred Islands National Park which Tourism Authority has fallen into disrepair and neglect. Destructive fishing methods were rampant, typhoons as well as climate change have reduced its marine life and corals. In 2005, the local government of Alaminos finally took over and swift changes were made.


The area is now being patrolled regularly and strategic partnerships with the University of the Philippines and other stakeholders in the area were formed to rehabilitate the islands and its once rich marine grounds.









is still present, care of the islands now seems to seep into the consciousness of the locals whose main livelihood also happens to depend on tourism. Signs of life have begun to return to the Hundred islands, bats, healthy clams with some measuring as big as 1 meter wide, and schools of fish around. If you are traveling anywhere in the Philippines, make sure you take your own personal trash bag.

HUNDRED ISLANDS NATIONAL PARK



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HUNDRED ISLANDS TRAVEL GUIDE



* Why Not Go * Why Go * Best Time to Visit * Where to Stay * Where & What to Eat * Nightlife * To Do List * Stay Away From * Getting There The Hundred Islands National Park collectively comprises these 123 limestone islands most of which are clad in lush vegetation, secret coves, strips of white sandy beaches and sand bars as well as giant clams snorkeling areas amidst largely tranquil waters with gorgeous discover the Philippines. and coral islands that compose the wonderful Hundred Islands National Park.


Along with the Chocolate Hills of Bohol and Taal Volcano of Batangas- the Hundred Islands National Park also known as Kapulo-puluan or Taytay-Bakes, is considered as one of the National Geological Monuments of the Philippines.

HUNDRED ISLANDS NATIONAL PARK



The Hundred Islands National Park is believed to be at least about 2 coral area that extends well inland, a large area that used to be part an ancient sea. When the sea levels lowered, the islands were exposed, whilst hundreds of thousands of years slowly eroded the base of these islands invariably forming mushroom/umbrella shapes in the middle of stunning emerald waters.

VIEW FROM QUEZON ISLAND



Quezon island is one of the Hundred Islands. This is located in Lingayen Gulf, Pangasinan. one can arrange for drop off and pick up as well.







Using the boat and rates as the overnight rates of the islands.


The helpful people of Alaminos City Tourism Office can be reached at Philippines if you are calling from abroad, area code prefix for 5512145/6960937/5512505/5527406/6960936 and email hinp.to@gmail.com;

HUNDRED ISLANDS NATIONAL PARK MAP



Edited Map originally from Official Alaminos City Site gov.ph
Out of the many islands, only three were developed for tourism a grilling area, restrooms, nipa huts, a small white sandbar, and a giant clam garden. Quezon Island was named after the former Philippine Commonwealth President Manuel L. Quezon, whose statue we saw on one of National Park. You should also be able to rent kayaks as well on We found some of the inhabitants on the island very friendly- and they humbly offered us some boiled bananas! Yum! for free and there is a 20% discount for Senior Citizens.

WHERE & WHAT TO EAT



Food can be delivered to the island where you will be staying, make sure you make a prior arrangement between you and the restaurant in rice.


Make sure to remind her to avoid mix-ups. When in Alaminos, do not forget to try the Boneless Bangus and their own version of the it would cost you about half the price for two pieces at the local

THE TRANQUIL WATERS IN HUNDRED ISLANDS NATIONAL PARK



Photo by Dave Ryan version of the reality show- Big Brother. The island, one of the three most visited in the National Park has a short stretch of white sand beach, a small cave that is home to bats and swiftlets and a view deck which offers beautiful views of the islands of the National Park. One of the standard 10pax is PhP200, whilst a table for rent & picnic area Space/Pitching fee is at PhP 200. Photo by Dave Ryan Last but the least of the three most developed islands- is the waters shallow enough for little children to swim safely. There are and for those who prefer camping Tent Space/Pitching Fee is at PhP 200. Lucap Wharf is the jump-off point to the Hundred Islands, and although the Tourism Information Center for your registration and pay your your official receipt because this will be required when visiting the islands.


inn as well. Once you get receipt, present it to the Boat Dispatcher wear your life-vest at all times. Trust me, you will be really thankful.







My legs cramped whilst swimming away from the Imelda Cave drowning. Thanks to Engr. Ismael Najera and his men. Good job gentlemen! be one of the hiding places of Alaminos locals during World War 2- and and Ramos Islands which are joined together by a tiny strip of white sand bar, Cuenco Island, Romulo Island and the Devil Island which is also known as Cagao Island.


The Cathedral Island is named for a big cavern where one can swim as well. Other islands in the National Park are Guiya Island, the northernmost, Bangar Island, Turtle Island Island.

AUSTRALIA



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