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Address: Kantaan | Guinsiliban, Camiguin, Mindanao, Philippines, Mindanao, Philippines
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A unique spot

For those who love the ocean and enjoy what's beneath the surface of the ocean, this is the place for you. You will enjoy seeing the taklobo or giant clams in their natural... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Metro Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Really nice place, well set up with the only white sand beach on Camiguin Island. Two little girls took us on a tour to see the clams.

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Las Pinas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

For those who love the ocean and enjoy what's beneath the surface of the ocean, this is the place for you. You will enjoy seeing the taklobo or giant clams in their natural habitat.

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Mambajao, Philippines
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This "sanctuary" is in fact Rows and columns of alignes clams. The "owners" took all the clams around to put them on a beach and make a lucrative business with that. Despite of their speech there is nothing ecological there. You have to pay the entrance on the beach ???? the right of snorkeling, an environmental fee and renting of... More 

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Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I love this place.you can do snorkling.enjoy the beauty of the sea life.the giant clams was a treat to see.. Also recommend the food here they sell freshly captured fish.and they will cook it for you.it was so delicious...I would love to be back here.

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Cebu Island, Philippines
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14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

This is one of my favorite place in Camiguin, secluded, beautiful beach, the clams were a wonder to see. I had a wonderful time snorkeling and just enjoying the scenery.

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Bacoor, Philippines
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40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

About 2-3 kms away from Benoni Port, outside the main highway, on a long, narrow winding road we come to the Giant Clam Sanctuary. It was a last stop before boarding the boat. The place is manned by very knowledgeable teens, and it was a very informative tour indeed.

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Manila, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I thought the visit to the Giant Clam Sanctuary was just another box to tick off from my visitor's list as we navigated the winding and sloped road leading to the site in Kaliba Beach in Cantaan. We just came from a morning trip to Mantigue Island, a marine sanctuary off the main Camiguin Island which rests on soft white... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The place is so well maintained and the kids who are discussing about the calms are confident and knowledgeable. The fee is so minimal.

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Beijing, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

It is really good what they are doing especailly getting the younger generation involved. Snorkeling was also a good experience, the clams actually look like cabbages in the water:) I hope that they get the funding they need and can continue the good work. The road there is very bumpy! There is a nice beach so you can relax there... More 

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Venice, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

The project is locally funded, and ecologically sound. I wish it would attract more international funding. Volunteers man the site, and the high school tour guide was quite knowledgeable I mistook her for a college senior. They have 7 of the 9 giant clam species in the world, and are propagating them here.

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