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Address: Km 16 Hoyohoy, Tawala, Panglao 6340, Philippines
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+63 917 542 5266
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Botanical garden and animal sanctuary is set on a lush 9 hectares garden...

Botanical garden and animal sanctuary is set on a lush 9 hectares garden with over 3000 species of exotic plants. Bird aviary. Fine dining restaurant. Museum of classic and modern art (painting sculpture and furniture). Equestrian center. Sports activities including scuba diving, yoga, dance. Handicraft and fashion shopping. Coffee shop and patisserie. Luxury individual villas with private pools in the future.

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Its a must do when here, its a small area, they are hard to spot, but we managed to get some fantastic pictures. Well worth a visit when on the way to see the chocolate hills

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Balamban
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is the best place to see the famous Tarsier, smallest moneky in the world. Each of them is guarded (by volunteers!) and this will help protect the species. Unlike other places which catch and keep (they die after a few weeks!) the little ones, they are kept in their natural environment here.

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Watford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Its a must do when here, its a small area, they are hard to spot, but we managed to get some fantastic pictures. Well worth a visit when on the way to see the chocolate hills

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Tweed Heads, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These critters are small and hard to spot and difficult to get a good photo of as too many other tourists when we were there, it was a Chinese national holiday!

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Thank Chinabreeze
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Not much to see after you've seen a couple of Tarsiers. I feel bad to be touring a place where nocturnal animals are supposed to not be bothered. The ones I saw awake were shaking in fear of people. Poor thing.

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Thank Anna V
Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

I traveled quite a long way to visit this place.To be honest i could have spent my time better! Taking care of these little creatures is very important but if you visit all you will see is jungle and maybe three Taziers clinging to a branch trying to get some sleep while hundreds of people struggle to take there picture... More 

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los angeles
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172 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

It is definitely interesting to visit the Tarsier Reservation. There are half a dozen of Tarsier in the reservation. The staff does take part in making sure they are not disturbed by visitors. You can take pictures of them but will not be able to touch them (which is a good thing). I would wish if there are some educational... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Whilst it is great to see the tarsiers there were only around 3 and we were in and out within 10 minutes as the space is pretty small. Good to see but you probably won't spend too long here.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

i hoe they put manny tarsier burt i like it they are so cute.i enjoyed it though. try it next time enjoyed alot

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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Tarsiers are so cute! Very tiny and hard to spot but there were people there who kindly helped you locate them. Its a pretty small area so you won't get to see very many tarsiers but its definitely worth a visit!

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Cebu City, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Easy to get in, no queuing at all. Quite a small reserve and the paths can be a little slippery. But was great to see the Tarsiers up close with no touching and strict use of cameras (no flash)

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