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Giant Clam Sanctuary

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Kantaan | Guinsiliban, Camiguin, Mindanao, Philippines, Mindanao, Philippines
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Informative and educational

An informative tour provided by young girls in the barangay. They seem to be very familiar with... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2018
Adel T
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Cebu City, Philippines
Woo worth of the fees

The fees at the gate are not that turn on, but snorkeling with the clams is worth it. So beautiful... read more

Reviewed March 30, 2018
EmppuL
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Helsinki
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Kantaan | Guinsiliban, Camiguin, Mindanao, Philippines, Mindanao, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

An informative tour provided by young girls in the barangay. They seem to be very familiar with what they are talking about and remember very well all the scientific names and variants of each of the clam family. What are I like is that through...More

Thank Adel T
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

The fees at the gate are not that turn on, but snorkeling with the clams is worth it. So beautiful things!! And our guide was really nice girl.

Thank EmppuL
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Nice, acutally is extremelly nice! I enjoyed in the water, but not with the staff. Why? Read: BUT, there is a big BUT: prepare your wallet. 1- First: terminal fee. Ok 2- Then: paying a compulsory guide. Ok, tell me that before, but ok. 3-...More

Thank princess l
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

Not being aware of the life of clams this was a most interesting place and well worth the stop off and the small entrance fee. If you want to go out and dive on the reef this is extra cost. We found the most amusing...More

1  Thank MelbourneTravelmad
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

good to see the giant clams as being a European I have never seen anything of that size. its not exactly Disneyland but good for a stop off if you are touring.

1  Thank ManchesterTonytiger
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

You can see the pools where they raise the baby clams then snorkel out to the reef where the are planted. Very Interesting. The entrance fee is steep and you are required to hire a guide, but at least the money goes to a good...More

1  Thank Rick_HSeattle
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Our first time to see giant clams and the efforts by the community to preserve them is commendable. We toured the sanctuary and was given an informative tour by members of the community including a little girl who pointed out to us the 6 species...More

1  Thank Dr_Bingcarlos
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

I've never seen so many big clams, not since my youth anyway, a paradise for big clam lovers! Whooooohooooooo

Thank Dave S
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

It was great to do a snorkeling here where you will see different clams sizes. The people were knowledgeable about this species and you will enjoy the place. Entrance Fee: Php 25.00 Includes: - Picture taking - Area Tour (Clams Lab) Table: Php 100.00 (big)...More

1  Thank mharkie_boi22
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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Went there around 11 am and it is almost hight tide. We were greeted by cute kid and explained the prices and things to do in the sanctuary. So amazed by the number of clams you will find in the area. Not only the clams...More

1  Thank Cadoyski
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JunieAl
13 December 2016|
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Response from Emet S | Reviewed this property |
Best to go there between 8am to 4pm
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Response from Emet S | Reviewed this property |
Our recommendation is to hire a local with a motorbike for a day to give you a tour around the island. They are usually parked in the airport.
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