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“Interesting but there is really not much to do”

Monfort Bat Sanctuary
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Davao City, Philippines
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98 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
“Interesting but there is really not much to do”
Reviewed March 21, 2013

The place is accessible by public transport so that was really good. Guides and staff were friendly but there is really not much to see here aside from the millions of bats. We left the place in less than 30 minutes

Visited March 2013
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“Awesome sight”
Reviewed March 10, 2013

Okay, it's true, you can smell the guano from the foot of the hill, but if you are deeply passionate about nature, you simply cannot miss this sight -- more than a million bats easily viewable from three unique cave openings. Bring a camera that can capture motion well and you might just photograph a bat in flight. Their cries, like shrill birdcalls, are otherworldy when standing mere meters away from them. Probably not an ideal attraction for just anyone, but for the right kind of person it is an exhilirating experience for all senses.

Visited February 2013
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Vanderhoof, Canada
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“the way to visit Monfort colony”
Reviewed February 19, 2013

I remember passing here in Samal to visit Monfort bat Colony- a place with 2.3 million fruit bats making them land in Guiness Book of World records

Visited March 2012
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Iloilo City, Philippines
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“15 minutes is enough”
Reviewed January 18, 2013

aside from being a guiness world record holder, going on this place would only be worth if youre really interested in seeing a million bats or if you plan on studying them but other than that 15 minutes of touring the area would be enough. very nice and friendly guides.

Visited January 2013
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Cebu City, Philippines
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“very pretty”
Reviewed December 6, 2012

everything sounds prefect for me,people very friends,helpful and the area is clean and iar fresh,Infinity pool very nice room is okay

Visited November 2012
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