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Address: Kantaan | Guinsiliban, Camiguin, Mindanao, Philippines, Mindanao, Philippines
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Snorkel and Explore!

Upon arriving, there is a small exhibit showcasing the variety of clams native to the area. For a modest fee, you can hire a guide to take you through the shallow waters and show... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 18, 2017
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Lombard, Illinois
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Jerusalem, Yerushalayim, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a pretty avid diver/snorkeler. The big clams (and by no means giant) are nice but in my opinion this simply isn't worth the half-day visit (the place is an hour and a half away from pretty much everything in Camiguin). There are much better snorkeling locations in the island.

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Castelldefels, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another attraction that could be great, but is ruined by the attitude of the locals. They charge so many fees that you feel you are being ripped off. Especially when you say you bring your own snorkel gear, and still they make you pay!!?? It could be a great experience, but they make you feel uncomfortable as you arrive. What... More 

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seattle,wash.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Big, big clams, hat can I add to that, my God , big clams! Oh lord, what big clams, man, there were much big clams!

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Marikina, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Giant Clams Sanctuary is a must see. Entrance is P25 a person. If you want to go snorkelling it is P150 a person plus other fees if you will use their equipment. There is food available at the Sanctuary and you can eat your lunch beside the beach. There is an area where you can see giant clams and... More 

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Surigao City, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Its a sanctuary and an ocean nursery for giant clams. As of October 2016, the fees for the area are as follows: Entrance Fee (Both Foreign &Local)- P150; Students (Both Foreign &Local) P60; Mask and Snorkel- P100; Floaters-P50; Goggles- P50; Flippers- P100. All proceeds are used for the maintenance and conservation of the Giant Clams. There are policies written on... More 

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Lombard, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

Upon arriving, there is a small exhibit showcasing the variety of clams native to the area. For a modest fee, you can hire a guide to take you through the shallow waters and show you the giant clams that are being grown in the area. From that point forward, the rest of your time is free to swim and snorkel,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

We spent around Php700 per person for the entrance, gears, etc. It's pricey and a bit short but the experience and tour is worth it. They had a mini zoo so it's not very boring.

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Cebu Island, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

I was hesitant at first to try this activity but I'm glad I took it and it renewed in me a deep sense of appreciation. Their activity starts with an educational tour of their make shift nursery. Clams in captive vs clams in their natural habitat will build up one's interest before going to the open water. The personnel are... More 

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Ra'anana, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

The snorkeling here is wonderful. There are lots of fish and colorful coral and of course you can see a great deal of giant clams. It's nicer seeing them in the wild but it is quite a sight to see so many of them in a line. The problem was that they charge money for everything. You pay 25 php... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

EXPERIENCE Don't be a cheapo and spend a little extra for the viewing fee to see the giant clams on their natural habitat! You'll appreciate it way better that way than just viewing them in man-made concrete pool in their open laboratory. It will also be great to bring kids here to teach them to take care of the environment.... More 

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