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Olango Island

Olango Island Wildlife Sanctuary San Vicente, Olango, Lapu-Lapu City Philippines, Philippines
+63 915 386 2314
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Olango Island Bird Watching and Snorkeling Day Trip from Cebu
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“bird sanctuary” (12 reviews)
“bird watching” (4 reviews)
“high tide” (5 reviews)
Olango Island Wildlife Sanctuary San Vicente, Olango, Lapu-Lapu City Philippines, Philippines
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

Good if you want to chill out and have a picnic, but a waste of time if you are into snorkelling (there are some fish and starfish, but the coral is dead)

1  Thank Igan G
Reviewed 15 March 2017

If you are visiting the bird sanctuary make sure it's at the beginning of high tide, if you go at low tide or if the tide has come in your chance of seeing any birds are very less. Also, a zoom lense if you want...More

Thank Augustine F
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We left for Olango Island via Angasil port at 5:30am and paid 12.00 for the pumpboat fare. We witnessed a very beautiful sunrise while we were traveling to the island. We rented bicycles for us to be able to go around the island - bicycle...More

5  Thank larissewrites
Reviewed 12 January 2017

awesome day out, beautiful island, they try to charge more for foreigners in the bird watching place so be careful,

1  Thank Marta F
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We had a great time at Olango's Marine Sanctuary. You will see various schools of fish in different colors, big and small. If you love snorkelling, this place is a bit of heaven for you. However, let this be a warning to other travellers. DO...More

Thank Anna E
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

This place is really a waste of time and money. The area and the islands are indeed incredible, but this place is really not worth visiting, just stick to the other islands. There is a very small area where you are allowed to snorkel, which...More

2  Thank Itai R
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Olango is great for a morning visit. Given the sometimes high temperatures, aim for the morning and preferably on a cloudy day. Bring sun protection (we got tanned even on a cloudy day to SPF 50) and water. There's not much food to buy in...More

2  Thank Ruud v
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Great day trip from Cebu for snorkeling. However, don't get ripped off by the island hopping 'tours' that charge 3,000 to 6,000 pesos. The Ferry Ride is 12 peso from Angasil Port, or 15 peso from Hilton Port. The tricycle ride from the Santa Rosa...More

3  Thank tazman1099
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our trip to Olango island. After visiting once, we keep going back! Resorts are affordable for a "day-user". You can go biking around the island. My suggestion, go to Bird Sanctuary during high tide to get a photo like this 👇

Thank Bianca L
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Olango Island was a half day tour starting at 7 am I came back to hotel by 13:00 pm. In Olango we experienced regular village life, visited the bird sanctuary. You can avail snorkelling in the shallow clear water around the shore.

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