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Address: Km 16 Hoyohoy, Tawala, Panglao 6340, Philippines
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+63 917 542 5266
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Botanical garden and animal sanctuary is set on a lush 9 hectares garden...

Botanical garden and animal sanctuary is set on a lush 9 hectares garden with over 3000 species of exotic plants. Bird aviary. Fine dining restaurant. Museum of classic and modern art (painting sculpture and furniture). Equestrian center. Sports activities including scuba diving, yoga, dance. Handicraft and fashion shopping. Coffee shop and patisserie. Luxury individual villas with private pools in the future.

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Ssshhh!!! Quiet please!

These tarsiers are so adorable! The staff always made sure that the guests remain quiet for the safety of the tarsiers, which are very sensitive, nocturnal animals. Our guide told... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
HAZEL JOY B
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Union
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Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

To have a more intimate experience with the Tarsiers, visit the Tarsier Sanctuary where you visit the forest where the tarsiers are found in their natural habitat (and not caged , caged tarsiers get stressed out and kill themselves). Trained tour guides show you to each part of the forest where the Tarsiers live and you have to be very... More 

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Thank Mercedes P
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I went by here as it was a part of the tour. Little did I know that what used to be the great wonder of Bohol- The tarsier, are now becoming less and less in their number. We only saw FOUR of these magnificent creatures, and the dangers of them being exploited is increasing rapidly. These animals are nocturnal, I... More 

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Thank Christine S
Tallinn, Estonia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Basically - they have about 6-8 tarsiers there. All depends on how many they can find in the morning to showcase to tourists. They are much smaller than what they appear on pictures - coke can sized. They live to about 10 years in captivity, 15 in the wild. They are nocturnal animals, but because tourists can't be quiet and... More 

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Union
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

These tarsiers are so adorable! The staff always made sure that the guests remain quiet for the safety of the tarsiers, which are very sensitive, nocturnal animals. Our guide told us that these adorable creatures are close to being endangered. Guests use to be able to touch and hold the tarsiers, but since it was discovered that they are very... More 

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Thank HAZEL JOY B
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This walk through takes about 15 minutes with stopping. Try to get there early just after it opens or late before it closes. We saw 5 different Tarsiers, which can be hard to spot. Unfortunately some of the other tourists, Chinese, did not respect the rule to be quiet and not to take flash pictures.

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Thank sharkies67
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tarsiers are along stations and protected from selfy sticks! Fairly easy to see and adorable. Good for all ages. A little slippery when wet.

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Thank Anne B
Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This visit was one of our highlights in Bohol. We really loved seeing the Tarsiers, the smallest primate in the world (not smallest monkey, as our tourist guide stressed). We went in the afternoon at about 3pm and were quite lucky that we were the only guests at that time. We had a guide who showed us where the tarsiers... More 

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Thank Victoria C
Balamban
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is the best place to see the famous Tarsier, smallest moneky in the world. Each of them is guarded (by volunteers!) and this will help protect the species. Unlike other places which catch and keep (they die after a few weeks!) the little ones, they are kept in their natural environment here.

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Thank Guenther V
Watford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Its a must do when here, its a small area, they are hard to spot, but we managed to get some fantastic pictures. Well worth a visit when on the way to see the chocolate hills

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Tweed Heads, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

These critters are small and hard to spot and difficult to get a good photo of as too many other tourists when we were there, it was a Chinese national holiday!

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