Camiguin Island

Mambajao, Camiguin

The island-province of Camiguin is a pear-shaped volcanic island in the northern tip of Mindanao. It is approximately 90 kilometers north of the City of Cagayan de Oro. It is bounded to the north by Bohol Sea, to the west by Macajalar Bay, to the southeast by Gingoog Bay and to the east by Butuan Bay.

Camiguin is the smallest province in Northern Mindanao, with its land area pegged ...

at 29,187 hectares. It is composed of five towns, namely, Mambajao ??" the capital town, Mahinog, Guinsiliban, Sagay and Catarman. The island plays host to seven volcanoes, including the still-active Mount Hibok-Hibok. According to the National Statistics Office, Camiguin has a total population of 74,232 persons, making the province the second smallest in the Philippines in terms of population.

Camiguin Island News

  • Camiguin Ready To Receive More Tourists

    Camiguin Ready To Receive More Tourists

    Camiguin is prepared to receive more visitors following the pronouncement of its lone district Representative Xavier Jesus Romualdo that the province could be a viable alternative to Boracay Island, which was ordered closed by President Rodrigo Duterte supposedly for environmental reasons.

    "We are prepared," said Flor Colmenas, a Camiguin provincial tourism official said by phone Wednesday, in reference to Camiguins capacity to take in more tourists with the imminent closure of Boracays beaches to the public.

    Colmenas said Camiguin has more than a hundred hotels, resorts, inns, pension h ...

  • How To Get To Camiguin Island

    How To Get To Camiguin Island

    Camiguin is a remote island enriched with natural wonders and historical sites. It boasts of lush rain forests, hot and cold springs, majestic waterwalls, marine sanctuaries, and clear waters.

  • Paano Pinangangalagaan Ng Camiguin Ang Kanilang Mala-paraisong Isla

    Paano Pinangangalagaan Ng Camiguin Ang Kanilang Mala-paraisong Isla

    Patuloy ang lokal na gobyerno ng Camiguin sa mahigpit na pagpapairal ng batas para mapangalagaan ang isla nito.

    Bukod sa Boracay, paboritong dayuhin ng mga turista ang Camiguin dahil sa berdeng paligid, malinis na mga kalsada, at malamig na simoy ng hangin.

    Noong 2016, tinatayang nasa 570,053 turista ang dumagsa sa isla pero bahagyang bumaba ito sa 559,840 noong nakaraang taon dahil sa banta ng Abu Sayyaf sa Bohol.

    Pero kung sa ibang destinasyon ay libre ang mga turista na gawin ang kanilang gusto, sa Camiguin naman ay bawal gumamit ng plastik.

    Pinagmumulta o pinagko-community serv ...

  • Camiguins New Tourism Ad Nails It

    Camiguins New Tourism Ad Nails It

    The new Camiguin tourism advertisement was officially launched during the opening of the 38th Lanzones Festival last October 22 at Mambajao. The video was simultaneously uploaded onto the Facebook Page: Camiguin Tourism Office and has since gone viral receiving thousands of hits, likes, and shares. Anyone watching would surely be compelled to hop on a plane and jet off to this "Island Born of Fire" ASAP!

    The video tells the story of a noisy tourist who visits the island for the first time. A mute tour guide offers her his services, but she is quite hesitant; doubting his capabilities. She r ...

  • Camiguin Norte

    We spent a week in this island as part of our work and we couldn't be happier exploring it (the whole Camiguin Island) while providing service to the people. Traveling to this place took us 5-7 hours by boat; we got sun burnt literally in our faces; we ate more pork than seafoods (hahaha); we're just a few feet (Rural Heath Unit) from the sea; perfect sunset locations (i am the happiest); first time to see a part of the outlet of an active volcano in the shorelines leading back to the sea (boiling/hot sea water); and a few misadventures too! Ahhh, memories!

    We also got stuck for one day due ...

  • Adventure-Filled And Romantic Destinations For Your Next Diving Getaway

    Adventure-Filled And Romantic Destinations For Your Next Diving Getaway

    If you are planning your next romantic weekend, incorporate scuba diving into your holiday to help spice it up. Living in a tropical country surrounded by blue seas, we naturally love spending time underwater, discovering a unique and strange world. But with scuba diving, youre going to explore wonders seldom seen while sharing such excitement with your special someone. Thats why we want to introduce to you these 5 islands, where youll find your time is well spent through an underwater adventure, magic and romance.