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Very popular with the locals

I arrived around noon on a sunday and realized I should have come earlier. The pools were packed... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
Heist-op-den-Berg, Belgium
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A Stunning Hole

This is the main attraction in magpupungko beach, the Magpupungko hole. The travel going to... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
Davao City, Philippines
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Pilar, Mindanao, Philippines
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All reviews low tide rock pools general luna entrance fee mask and snorkel be careful aqua shoes your feet walk around top of the rock natural pool pretty place minute drive enjoy the view around noon long drive sea water
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Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

I arrived around noon on a sunday and realized I should have come earlier. The pools were packed with locals and other tourists. Almost no chance to take a quiet dip in the pools and enjoy the view. If you want the place more to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 9rudyv
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

This lagoons only are present in the low tide. Are impressive, very beautiful. Rent a motorbike and go there

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank filipam820
Reviewed 19 October 2018

This is the main attraction in magpupungko beach, the Magpupungko hole. The travel going to magpupungko beach is too far but its all worth it when you see the hole. Its more like infinity pool. It is visible only during low tides. So i suggest...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MisteryosongHenyo
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

View is amazing, water are clear, swim with fishes and suprising rock formation. You just need to wait for low tide just to see this place.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank graziosalynda
Reviewed 5 September 2018

We hired a motorbike to go here as everyone says you have to go , so my gf and me went , we were told go low tide it is right time to go so we did , but they did not say it would...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank jasonhuges
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Be sure to check the tidal table before you go. Sea water pools retain their water at low tide and the flat area around these pools (some pools are 2-15 feet deep) allow you to walk around. Choose the pool you wish and swim in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BingM_073
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Before you come, know when is the low tide first. We were able to catch it halfway when we got here. It was a really nice tidal pool. A lot of people went on to climb on top of the rock and jumped into the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Beeveejay
Reviewed 1 August 2018

The unfortunate thing about this spot is that it is very crowded. We went twice and both times had a lot of tourists. Despite this, it is relatively large so you can find your own 'little area' to get away from the crowds. It is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ShannonP1965
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

It was very crowded with tourists. Rock pools were ok, probably best snorkeling optionon Siargao besides sugba lagoon.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TToussaint
Reviewed 25 July 2018

One should never skip this itinerary. I still cannot fathom how nature does its wonders. We arrived in Magpopongko an hour earlier than the expected low tide, so everybody from the group was wondering what was there to see and experience? Lo and behold-- low...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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