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Baluarte

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408 kilometers north of Manila, Vigan, Luzon, Philippines
415-3196
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“chavit singson” (33 reviews)
“animal lovers” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
LOCATION
408 kilometers north of Manila, Vigan, Luzon, Philippines
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415-3196
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"chavit singson"
in 33 reviews
"stuffed animals"
in 9 reviews
"animal lovers"
in 6 reviews
"butterfly garden"
in 6 reviews
"shuttle ride"
in 5 reviews
"private collection"
in 4 reviews
"close encounter"
in 4 reviews
"bring water"
in 4 reviews
"different species"
in 5 reviews
"take pictures"
in 9 reviews
"buy souvenirs"
in 5 reviews
"tiger"
in 100 reviews
"snakes"
in 29 reviews
"ostrich"
in 41 reviews
"pony"
in 23 reviews
"deer"
in 18 reviews
"horses"
in 34 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The entrance is very affordable but we got the one with shuttle which cost us more but comfortable since we dont have to wall althrough out the tour. We love that we were chosen me and my youngest to interact with their animals on their...More

Thank Joan M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a part of our Ilocos Tour. Its amazing to know that Baluarte is open to the public and admission is FREE. On the ground, it has cages of various animals and various dinosaur statues. On the top of the hill is the Safari...More

Thank Jun D
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Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

It is a nice place but I am not a fan of the stuffed animals in the museum. I said that this is not for animal lovers as seeing the stuffed animals would absolutely bother them. Knowing that they were hunted... The live tiger is...More

1  Thank Cyrelle C
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Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

The place is poorly maintained. The entrance is a mess, the animal cages are dirty and the staff are of no help at all. We paid for the "night safari" and I felt it was such a waste of time and money. The staff literally...More

3  Thank Leslie Anne C
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

It was very Hot the day that We went to Baluarte. But there was lots of shaded areas to get out of the Sun there. Loved the Dino Statues, and the Beautiful Butterflies in the Butterfly Garden. Big Tiger and other Exotic animals there to...More

Thank Curtis S
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Reviewed May 9, 2018

went there together with my mom and 2 year old son... really had a a great time letting my son see his favorite animals which he can mostly just see in tv.. there was this polar bear, hippo, elephant and crocs. and a lot more......More

Thank Mary Ivonn F
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Reviewed April 22, 2018

I felt bad for the big cats to be caged like that. The tigers have bed sores because of staying in a small enclosure with cemented floor. I also felt bad for the lion knowing that he has the instinct as a king of the...More

2  Thank May S
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Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

A collection of Singson's "pets" which included horses, arachnids, big cats, deers, zebras, and birds. Entry is free. There is a paid shuttle though worth Php50 (UsD1) if you don't want to roam the vicinity on foot. Availing of the shuttle service also gives you...More

1  Thank KathKaye07
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

We were dissapointed how the big cats were locked in small cages and no water was available the we could see. Some of the exibits were closed. Free entry so I'm sure glad we did not have to pay to see it. Some filipino politician...More

1  Thank mfdockery
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Reviewed April 5, 2018

Super huge place..but few animals, only tiger and lion is a must see. It has also museum of mr chavit singson that features of his hunting. Kids will love it because of different wild animals from different country.

1  Thank AizaJ
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Leah P
May 11, 2018|
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Is there a entrance fee??
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Vrendehl R
April 8, 2018|
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Response from ChefT1na | Reviewed this property |
It's open everyday from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm. Enjoy!
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