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Tulapos Marine Sanctuary

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Enrique Villeneuva, Philippines
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Not so special for snorkling

Rented banka with guide. Visibility was not so good as deep area so sharks and turtle hard to see... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
Paris, France
via mobile
Snorkling with sharks and barracudas

My friend and I had rented snorkling equipment in our hotel and talked to the owner, who... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2016
Amalie S
via mobile
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15 Apr 2017
“Not so special for snorkling”
18 Aug 2016
“Snorkling with sharks and barracudas”
Enrique Villeneuva, Philippines
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Rented banka with guide. Visibility was not so good as deep area so sharks and turtle hard to see. In shallow area not many to see. Only few big clamps but not many fish.

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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

My friend and I had rented snorkling equipment in our hotel and talked to the owner, who recommended Tulapis marine sanctuary for seeing sharks (black tip sharks) and barracudas when snorkling - so we took our first stop on our scooter tour on the coastal...More

3  Thank Amalie S
Reviewed 2 April 2016

The beach itself is beautiful, but I was expecting some nice snorkeling. Perhaps we didn't swim out far enough (200+ meters) but it was so shallow we couldn't snorkel and there were lots of spiny sharp creatures. There was no one else on the whole...More

1  Thank YourTravelPath
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Like every beach on Siquijor, this one is beautiful, but it is definitely not a "marine sanctuary." My experience, as explained below has prompted me to contact government authorities to try and shut down this "sanctuary". My boyfriend and I arrived and one of the...More

10  Thank Kyra0019
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Clear, warm, shallow water allows you to snorkel forever. Be aware of sunburn as the water is perfectly cool in the hot sun. The volunteer (boatmen) are amazingly good and helpful. If you want to see the biggest clam (king clam), this is the place...More

5  Thank MJoy10
Reviewed 22 August 2015

great for photos! when it's low tide there is so much potential for reflections, etc. mangroves, a lot of marine creatures. snorkeling here is very good according the european guy we met who saw a 1 meter long shark (according to him). We just walked...More

3  Thank jovijovijovi
Reviewed 3 February 2015

This place is so picture-perfect. Even though there are no cottages around, we enjoyed taking pictures of the white sand and clear waters. We didn't try snorkeling though because of time constraints.

2  Thank trialala
Reviewed 15 November 2014

White sand, blue water. It was low tide when we went here. It was a long walk before reaching deeper parts of the water for snorkling. We are the only ones there when we visited. We owned the beach! :) No on to bother us....More

4  Thank online_dreamer
Reviewed 5 April 2014

Nice snorkeling, but very rustic environment. The guys were very friendly, but no diving equipement to rent.

2  Thank Fred B
Reviewed 22 December 2013

This is a good look you walk out over water sit enjoy sea breese and just relax , gives you a feeling how grand life can be in such and special place.

2  Thank AdelaideCaptd
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