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Busuanga Island

Calauit Wildlife Sanctuary

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The first time I visited this place was way back in the mid-1990s. I notice some improvements since then. Now there are more giraffes, zebras, deers, and so forth. They also have a mini-zoo now, with porcupines, civet cats, monkeys, crocs, snakes, etc. Unfortunately, along...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank CzarEmmanuel
Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

From Coron i drove approximately two hours just to get to the Calauit Safari to get uplcose feeding with the girrafe which is the thing that i expected..And finally i did... I felt my self pity to these few animals that was there coz i...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank machelleo2019
Reviewed July 12, 2019 via mobile

This place was founded by pres Marcos in 1976 and is a incredible experience to get up close to free roaming giraffe and zebra to be able to hand feed the giraffe was fantastic and we'll worth taking the time to visit when you are...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank markbN2432WO
Reviewed May 27, 2019 via mobile

We loved our trip here the guide we had was extremely passionate about the animals here and honest about the funding issues they face. The giraffes and zebras have the freedom of the island and seem well cared for. It’s great to get so close...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank penny2387
Reviewed May 8, 2019 via mobile

We visited the Calauit Sanctuary because we thought it would be great to see Girafes and Zebras walking around free and indeed this was quite nice and exciting. But then they showed us something they call the zoo and we were shocked and so sad...More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank may_onvacation
Reviewed May 2, 2019

The Park in an open area and tour of the whole Park will take approximately 2 hours with three stops. The first stop is feeding the Giraffes and Zebras. Each group will have their turn to feed the giraffes. The Tour Guide will let you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Manuel I
Reviewed March 28, 2019 via mobile

What started as a magical experience turned into trauma. The government is stealing the entrance fees and workers have not been paid in months. The animals were caged with NO WATER. My husband and I ended up buying water for animals that were severely dehydrated....More

Date of experience: March 2019
4  Thank Clairicendre
Reviewed December 8, 2018

Love the giraffe feeding experience which is the main activity here. They have other animals too like the zebra's but you can only interact with the giraffes which already made the trip worthwhile.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RodolfoP1152
Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

The main reason we went to coron is to see giraffes and zebras. And it didn’t disappoint. My heart is full knowing that animals here are free to roam around the island and are well taken care of. We booked through klook as always coz...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jieconstantino14
Reviewed November 2, 2018

it was a nice boat ride across to the island on an outrigger boat, as with other reviews, the transport wasn't available but it was only a short stroll, hot but easy. we enjoyed feeding the giraffes and going to see the monkeys and other...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank john h
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December 3, 2018|
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Response from kalogedaj | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Yes, if your a nature lover go there, you dont need a booking agency, just go to the town centre and ask where to pay for the Calauit Safari Entrance Fee. Around 200peso. Its near the tourist information Centre, there is... More
Charmie C
April 17, 2018|
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Response from dmhorner | Reviewed this property |
They are there on saturdays. Sunday closed I believe. Once you are escorted across the lagoon you’ll be right at the ticket office, sign the book pay your fee and it’s a short walk in