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Giant Clam Sanctuary

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Kantaan | Guinsiliban, Camiguin, Mindanao, Philippines, Mindanao, Philippines
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Very informative and good underwater view!

You will enjoy the informative tour around the place. Their are different kinds of clams and... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
iamakabe
,
Davao City, Philippines
via mobile
Informative

This was an interesting exhibit of clams and other shellfish (as well as hamsters and parakeets... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
rroebig
,
Chengdu, China
via mobile
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Kantaan | Guinsiliban, Camiguin, Mindanao, Philippines, Mindanao, Philippines
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

You will enjoy the informative tour around the place. Their are different kinds of clams and oysters with different ages. The free swimming area is such a happy place, most especially if you have snorkeling goggles with you. You can see different corals and fishes...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

This was an interesting exhibit of clams and other shellfish (as well as hamsters and parakeets) and very informative ( excellent English and local translations), but arrive early and check conditions ahead if want to snorkel , its 300 pesos to do so, I think...More

Thank rroebig
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

The clams are huge and colourful and kept in tanks for you to view easily. There are some very well trained children who have memorised interesting information about the clams and other species in this little marine zoo. The seashore here should not be missed...More

Thank David R
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

An educational and seeing the giant clams, only here in Camiguin Guinsiliban was awesome....I love nature and the beach...what a lovely place...

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Reviewed 27 April 2017

Highly recommend bringing your own snorkeling gear. The rentals are poor quality. It is something amazing to swim among these giants. They even have birthing pools and an educational pool . With the cutest little kids ever given the tour in 3 languages. Amazing kids.

Thank Eric G
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

I am a pretty avid diver/snorkeler. The big clams (and by no means giant) are nice but in my opinion this simply isn't worth the half-day visit (the place is an hour and a half away from pretty much everything in Camiguin). There are much...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Another attraction that could be great, but is ruined by the attitude of the locals. They charge so many fees that you feel you are being ripped off. Especially when you say you bring your own snorkel gear, and still they make you pay!!?? It...More

Thank Adrian A
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Big, big clams, hat can I add to that, my God , big clams! Oh lord, what big clams, man, there were much big clams!

Thank Dave S
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The Giant Clams Sanctuary is a must see. Entrance is P25 a person. If you want to go snorkelling it is P150 a person plus other fees if you will use their equipment. There is food available at the Sanctuary and you can eat your...More

Thank KingRegis
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

Its a sanctuary and an ocean nursery for giant clams. As of October 2016, the fees for the area are as follows: Entrance Fee (Both Foreign &Local)- P150; Students (Both Foreign &Local) P60; Mask and Snorkel- P100; Floaters-P50; Goggles- P50; Flippers- P100. All proceeds are...More

Thank meiyce
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JunieAl
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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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