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Giant Clam Sanctuary

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Address: Kantaan | Guinsiliban, Camiguin, Mindanao, Philippines, Mindanao, Philippines

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Snorkel and Explore!

Upon arriving, there is a small exhibit showcasing the variety of clams native to the area. For a modest fee, you can hire a guide to take you through the shallow waters and show... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2017
Lombard, Illinois
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Roseland, New Jersey
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Highly recommend bringing your own snorkeling gear. The rentals are poor quality. It is something amazing to swim among these giants. They even have birthing pools and an educational pool . With the cutest little kids ever given the tour in 3 languages. Amazing kids.

Thank Eric G
Jerusalem, Yerushalayim, Israel
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I am a pretty avid diver/snorkeler. The big clams (and by no means giant) are nice but in my opinion this simply isn't worth the half-day visit (the place is an hour and a half away from pretty much everything in Camiguin). There are much better snorkeling locations in the island.

Thank Nir B
Castelldefels, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Another attraction that could be great, but is ruined by the attitude of the locals. They charge so many fees that you feel you are being ripped off. Especially when you say you bring your own snorkel gear, and still they make you pay!!?? It could be a great experience, but they make you feel uncomfortable as you arrive. What... More 

Thank Adrian A
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Big, big clams, hat can I add to that, my God , big clams! Oh lord, what big clams, man, there were much big clams!

Thank Dave S
Marikina, Philippines
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333 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The Giant Clams Sanctuary is a must see. Entrance is P25 a person. If you want to go snorkelling it is P150 a person plus other fees if you will use their equipment. There is food available at the Sanctuary and you can eat your lunch beside the beach. There is an area where you can see giant clams and... More 

Thank KingRegis
Surigao City, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Its a sanctuary and an ocean nursery for giant clams. As of October 2016, the fees for the area are as follows: Entrance Fee (Both Foreign &Local)- P150; Students (Both Foreign &Local) P60; Mask and Snorkel- P100; Floaters-P50; Goggles- P50; Flippers- P100. All proceeds are used for the maintenance and conservation of the Giant Clams. There are policies written on... More 

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Lombard, Illinois
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

Upon arriving, there is a small exhibit showcasing the variety of clams native to the area. For a modest fee, you can hire a guide to take you through the shallow waters and show you the giant clams that are being grown in the area. From that point forward, the rest of your time is free to swim and snorkel,... More 

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Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We spent around Php700 per person for the entrance, gears, etc. It's pricey and a bit short but the experience and tour is worth it. They had a mini zoo so it's not very boring.

Thank Nicolett M
Cebu Island, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

I was hesitant at first to try this activity but I'm glad I took it and it renewed in me a deep sense of appreciation. Their activity starts with an educational tour of their make shift nursery. Clams in captive vs clams in their natural habitat will build up one's interest before going to the open water. The personnel are... More 

Thank Emet S
Ra'anana, Israel
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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

The snorkeling here is wonderful. There are lots of fish and colorful coral and of course you can see a great deal of giant clams. It's nicer seeing them in the wild but it is quite a sight to see so many of them in a line. The problem was that they charge money for everything. You pay 25 php... More 

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