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Tulapos Marine Sanctuary

Enrique Villeneuva, Philippines
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Quezon City
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75 reviews 75 reviews
16 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 NEW

White sand, blue water. It was low tide when we went here. It was a long walk before reaching deeper parts of the water for snorkling. We are the only ones there when we visited. We owned the beach! :) No on to bother us. No one even from the barangay is here, so we are not sure if we... More

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Nice snorkeling, but very rustic environment. The guys were very friendly, but no diving equipement to rent.

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Adelaide
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

This is a good look you walk out over water sit enjoy sea breese and just relax , gives you a feeling how grand life can be in such and special place.

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Manila, Philippines
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19 attraction reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

The barangay caretaker of the Marine Sanctuary charged us snorkelling fee of P50 per person. There's additional P150 if you bring an underwater camera. From the beach, keep swimming straight towards the sea. Do not swerve to the right towards the white buoy line or you will miss the coral farm and fish. At first it is mostly sea grass... More

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California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

It's a good 200 meters from the shore to where it deepens! We swam gingerly in 18 inches of water or less, over coral and urchins, to get to where things opened up and you could really see things. Then it's nice—good (but not great) variety of coral and fish. One clam. No eels. Parrotfish, angels, clownfish, but nothing more... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2009

I visited this marine sanctuary at 1300 hours on a weekday and was the only snorkeller. It was low tide. I waded for 70 metres to get to the coral: swimming was difficult because of the tiny depth of water. As a result I sustained some coral cuts. Be more intelligent than I was, research the tides if you can... More

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