Pescador Island is an island located in the Tanon Strait, a few kilometres from the western coast of the island of Cebu in the Philippines. It is governed by the municipality of Moalboal, Cebu.
The island derives its name from the Philippines' Spanish colonial heritage and the abundance of fish living on the surrounding coral reef, and the many fishermen that fish them. The rich mar ...
ine life also attracts recreational divers from the many dive operations in nearby Panagsama.
The warm waters of the Philippines harbour a very rich marine life, with over 2,500 species of fish, and many of these are also found around Pescador island, contributing to the island being so popular with recreational divers. A rather more unusual part of the Pescador island biodiversity is the large school of sardines that have made the relative sanctuary of the reef its home.
As Pescador Island is a marine park, dive shops are required to pay a fee for each diver they bring to the island. Proceeds from entrance fees are managed by the Municipality of Moalboal and Moalboal Dive Center Association (MDCA) towards the finance of a number of conservation programs in the municipality. These programs include patrols and enforcement to abolish destructive fishing, village improvement programs, collection and disposal of plastic and other wastes entering the local waters, marine conservation education of village children and adults, and reef and mangrove rehabilitation. Wiki
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There isnt any real specific season for travelling, you can travel at any time of the year, but the best ones are always with your buddies. Were sure that your barkada has been itching to make plans and get out of the city at the most convenient availability for everyone. We know how it goes. Its hard to find the time, choose the place, and when you do, you cant be away for too long. But if youve chosen Cebu as your next destination, then keep calm, we already have an itinerary for you. The best part? Youll only need three days.
One of the good parts about traveling is that I can meet a lot of people. Whether Im the tourist or Im the local; It connects us to one thing, travel. When we went to Hong Kong a few months ago, we met a local named Monique who went with us touring Hong Kongs temples. She even took a day off just to take us to their tourist attractions and we tried their favorite desserts. It was one of the highlights of our travel. I believe that the people of a certain place makes my travel more memorable.
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Naturalist and preservationist John Muir famously said, The mountains are calling, so I must go. The same goes for the sea. The siren call of the deep blue world is difficult to resist. After all, the unimaginable beauty, mystery, and danger under the waves captivates the mind. In many ways, that call originates from a simple, unassuming island, islet, or sandbar. In Moalboal, Cebu, the song of the sea emanates from rocky Pescador Island.
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