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Address: In Front of Coco Grove Resort | San Juan, Philippines

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Very well protected marine reserve. Careful you don't step on an urchin at low tide. The snorkelling is the best on Siquijor.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
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Paris, France
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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Very well protected marine reserve. Careful you don't step on an urchin at low tide. The snorkelling is the best on Siquijor.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Lots of jellyfish! Did not enjoy it much because of the sting! Use a rash guard. Sting marks lasts for weeks.

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Manila
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

It may not be up to Red Sea coral reef standards, but if you want to see coral and larger fish around the over-fished waters of Siquijor, this is a good place. It is not that large but one can easily spend a half-day exploring it (less if need be) and the size and variety of fish is so much... More 

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Humlebaek, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

A somewhat small beach/marine area with no fishing and shell collection. Reef is in good condition compared to the reef outside the sancturary area. Many species of reef fish and other species and good visibility. Definetly worth a visit and for me still interesting and surprising after ten days of daily snorkeling

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This sanctuary is right on the beach at CG Resort. Like so many ventures on Siquijor, this is a great attempt to protect and grow the natural sea-life for others to enjoy. Watch the urchins as you venture out further to snorkeling (and diving) that was a little spoilt by post-typhoon weather but still very beautiful.

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Makati, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We stayed in Coco Grove Resort where this marine sanctuary is located and was able to see a lot of variety of fish even near the beach. Worth seeing!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Enjoyed my snorkeling there is much to see. the fish are really colorful, small, big once you name it. as well as the different type of starfish.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Put some buoys in the water and call is a marine sanctuary....that is what this is - you can find snorkling like this many other places.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Teeming with coral and fish, and just in front of the Coco Grove resort where we had a wonderful stay.

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Dumaguete City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Tubod Marine reserve is accessible from shore, via Coco Grove. Snorkelers pay 50 pesos each for an all-day pass - and you'll want to go in again & again! The reserve is large with many different landscapes - deep coral gorges and shallow urchin-filled sandy stretches. I swam for hours and never saw the same thing twice.

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