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Coral Garden Marine Park

Talikud Island, Mindanao, Philippines
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Definitely worth a snorkeling trip

Located near a beach on Talicud Island is a colorful orchestra of aquatic life. Definitely worth a... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
Jose Victor M
Snorkeling the Aquarium Experience

One of the highlights one must book is the Island Hopping Boat Tour that will bring you to the... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2016
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1 Jun 2017
“Definitely worth a snorkeling trip”
27 Jul 2016
“Snorkeling the Aquarium Experience ”
Talikud Island, Mindanao, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

Located near a beach on Talicud Island is a colorful orchestra of aquatic life. Definitely worth a snorkeling trip and it's just around 15 to 20 min boat ride from the main island of Samal so make sure to include this in your itinerary.

Thank Jose Victor M
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

One of the highlights one must book is the Island Hopping Boat Tour that will bring you to the nearby different coves of Samal Island- Isla Reta, Angel's cove, Liguid Island & Coral Garden. Aptly named for what it really is, the Coral Garden is...More

2  Thank marst70
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Our 2ND time to scuba. The first was good as we never had anything to compare it to but now I must say it's a so-so. The corals we saw when we first scuba dive was man made (although we appreciate it) Coral Garden, on...More

2  Thank Anjeline M
Reviewed 21 March 2016

It you enjoy watching Finding Nemo...you will definitely find Nemo a lot here along with many creatures, the coral garden is simply breath taking...

1  Thank pawiksprime
Reviewed 20 August 2015

It's well worth taking a boat trip to this spot. The water is very clear and the variety of corals is stunning. Fish life is quite good, too, though I suspect the area is somewhat over-fished. Only irritation is the vendors who try to sell...More

2  Thank SimonDabbs
Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

A favourite spot for diving and snorkeling. Most island hopping tours make their stopovers here. Please don't take anything from this fragile environment. Just enjoy the spectacular view underwater.

2  Thank WanderLustDavao
Reviewed 24 June 2015

There was Garbage all over. Halve the Corals are very damaged. Like most of the Philippine Reefs over-fished and exploited.

Thank kurttravler
Reviewed 20 May 2015

When we're in Kaputian Beach we visited this Coral Garden as part of our island hopping destination. It was an amazing experience as it is a big area with lots of different corals and it's addicting. You just want to stay a little longer to...More

7  Thank JustJyv
Reviewed 27 March 2015

I went there on morning that was cloudy with high wind. Sea was a little rough so it was a little difficult to swim around unless you are a confident swimmer. Coral garden is one of the best i have seen. I have been to...More

1  Thank ronsdy
Reviewed 1 July 2014

You need to see this place! I never new something like this existed in Mindanao. It is really a Coral Garden! Different colors! Not a lot of fishes tho, I wonder why. Tiny fishes are there. Hope the locals preserve the place.

6  Thank Christine D
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Response from marst70 | Reviewed this property |
You can call Wind & Wave by Sta. Ana warf. They will rent out a boat complete with a driver & an island guide. Along with it comes snorkel gear & kayak. Wind & Wave: Leni (082) 2270234; 3053483