Olango Island
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Mark K
Edmonton, Canada350 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022
We did some Island Hopping from Mactan, and its very nice to visit here. Palawan is better, but his is still good, hence the 4/5 stars. We did not pay per head so we just docked near and swam in the ocean. I flew my drone here also, Beautiful.
Written January 14, 2023
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L ~ 林恩
Sihanoukville, Cambodia351 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Solo
i was amazed with the view. I went there January this year 2020. Right before corona virus broke out. I had a chance enjoying this beautiful place in cebu.
Written March 24, 2020
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Pio
6 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
beautiful place and i see very tiny birds along the way on the tree. . .but it is nice to visit here at low tide. . . .i haven't seen much variety of birds but it a good place..
Written March 10, 2020
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Marty
Cebu City, Philippines382 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019 • Solo
Olango Island Wildlife Sanctuary ... is found on the far southern west end of Olango island

To get to Olango Island , you can catch a Filipino Pumpboat - P15 from Angasil Port , on the far side of Mactan island

From the port you can catch a Tricycle P120 each way ( might have overpaid )

On the day I visited ... disappointedly the bird life was few & far between ( check bird migration seasons for more sightings )

Entrance is P100 each with group guides

To hopefully see more of the bird life , you need to walk along the raised footpath out to the Bird Viewing Deck ... even thou a little awkward at some places , I liked the idea , as around each individual cement slab , there were schools of baby fish , using the path for shelter & food
Written March 7, 2020
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Ai K
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2019
If you like nature, you should go. Water is clear, you can see so many sea creature. It is a nice walk to get to the end of bridge where you can observe wild birds.
Written November 7, 2019
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Net Abas
Paranaque, Philippines15 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2018 • Couples
Olango Island is easy to reach by public transportation. From pier it will take about an hour to reach it. The wildlife sanctuary for migratory birds! DENR is taking good care of the place.
It was almost deserted when we visited it so we had quiet time birdwatching. So many birds of various colors and sizes, so beautiful!
One can stay to camp in the island but you need to have all the basic provisions. Facilities need to be improved especially their comfort room.
Written February 13, 2019
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TheOnLookingGuy
Cebu Island, Philippines68 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2018 • Solo
Since Olango island is just a 20 min boat ride away from Mactan and I heard that bike rentals were now a thing there, I went there to tour the island for half a day.

Getting there I left from the port near Movenpick Hotel in Punta Engaño, Lapu-Lapu City. I took the regular ferry (P15.00 per ticket) - Isuggest going there 30 minutes earlier than planned since the ferry may run late. On Olango island port in Sta. Rosa, it's a 15-20 min walk from the port walkway to the island itself. There are no covered walks so might as well take a tricycle (a Filipino version of tuktuk)or a motorcycle to the town proper. The view was already quite calming with the clear waters (generally) and green mangroves greeting the eye. The bike rental shop is a kilometer from the port where I rented out one for just P10 an hour! Pick your bike wisely tho, some look old. I heard there were at least two bike rental shops but I went to the closest one. The locals are friendly enough to ask around.

The southeastern part of the island coastline heading to the bird sanctuary is scenic with several stretches of road passing under a canopy of trees. It's a nice trip to just take in the moment around the island and seeing the local life. Just watch out for speeding vehicles one in a while. For the most part, the road was all for me to pass.

It took me 30-40 minute to get to the Bird Sanctuary and 30 going minutes back. I had to speed up since I went there midday and shade is scarce on the road. Advise bringing water and food since it's hard to find a decent place to get lunch unless you're in a resort or in the town proper.

Written September 6, 2018
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Kristine J
Calbayog City, Philippines29 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2018
if you are a beach and bird lover this is the place to visit but could get pretty hot in the summer months
Written June 23, 2018
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ChuckOfAllTrades
Goa, India1,823 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2018 • Couples
Next to the more famous marine sanctuary, is this lovely place. It has a superb stone walkway, which will give you some terrific photos. A viewpoint for watching birds is at the end, where some very friendly staff will help you with binoculars. Of course, the reward is hardly immediate, and you need patience and need to spend a good hour or so to get the most out of your experience here. Lovely place to visit.
Written May 6, 2018
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Griez P
9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2018 • Couples
Nice and quiet place although birds are rarely seen on the place... the birds that flocks more is only seasonal
Written April 30, 2018
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