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Bakhawan Eco-park and Research Centre

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Lush Coastal Greenery

Top on my list of priorities is visiting this place which is composed of varieties of mangroves and... read more

Reviewed December 30, 2018
Mandaue, Philippines
Must see for environmental lovers

We went here as part of the top things to do when in Kalibo. The place is a mangrove reserve and it... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2018
Manila, Philippines
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The Bakhawan Mangrove Forest is one of the most successful mangrove reforestation projects in all of Southeast Asia. Located along the Aklan River in Kalibo, Aklan (the gateway to Boracay Island), the Bakhawan Mangrove Forest offers a wide variety...more
| New Buswang, Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines
+63 36 262 7696
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Indeed, this is a wealth! One will truly be amazed to the wonders of God's creation. Proud to be a native of this Barangay and was one of those who planted mangrove propagules...

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank leenardcristobal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was charged 120 pesos entrance fee because I'm white. My partner paid 60 pesos for being Filipino. Despite building a house in Aklan, paying property taxes and living full time I am still charged tourist rates. Even if I have a barangay ID. The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Brad H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Eco friendly attraction. Started by a local councillor to protect the mangrove areas. You are also able to buy locally made products

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank garyeckel
Reviewed December 30, 2018

Top on my list of priorities is visiting this place which is composed of varieties of mangroves and the kilometer bamboo and wooden boardwalk. The walk ends with a nice view of the sea . There are seats along the way for resting.....It was a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank csaramir
Reviewed December 2, 2018

It was a tiring 2 kilometer walk in a sunny afternoon. When you get it to the end of the trail it was a wow view.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank cuttiejam81
Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

One of the must visit place in Aklan when you get there.Explore the 220 hectares of Mangrove Forest thru the 1 kilometer boardwalk.The Eco-Park was so calm and relaxing.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jivonvoyage
Reviewed November 3, 2018

We went here as part of the top things to do when in Kalibo. The place is a mangrove reserve and it is so clean. It is more than 220 mangrove forests. We went there in the middle of the day so it was very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank shiinocs
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Educational. I never knew this place was here in the province. It was a good experience and the kids enjoyed it. There is a minuscule fee to enter and it goes towards upkeep and conservation. Watch the weather.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mye_21
Reviewed July 13, 2018

Our host LGU gave us a short tour of Kalibo, Aklan. This time, they brought us to Bakhawan Eco-Park and Research Centre, where you will enjoy a 30 minutes-walk along the park. We had a chance to try to eat tamilok or woodworm which can...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JoepepCielos
Reviewed March 15, 2018

Kalibo LGU made an innovative and sustainable ecotourism project in walking in a mangrove forest on an elevated walkway! Friendly staff and very informative visit. The staff (residents of the village) tells you the importance of mangrove, products from mangrove trees, etc. At the end...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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September 9, 2017|
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Response from Importviking | Reviewed this property |
Just talk to one of the tricycle drivers there. They'll get you there in about 10 minutes, 15 minutes at most. As visiting this site takes about 1 hour, maybe 1.5 if you take it easy, you can just agree with the driver to... More
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Response from TeyHM888 | Reviewed this property |
sorry, there are available tents there for rent