Dadatan Bat Conservation Park

Samal City, Davao del Norte

Dadatan Bat Conservation Park and Mangrove Garden are located in Barangay Dadatan, Samal, Davao del Norte. This park is 18 hectares in area, owned by the Punta Del Sol group of companies. Conservation of the bats living inside the Dadatan Cave is the main goal of Punta Del Sol group of companies.

Along the shores of Barangay Dadatan is a mangrove area which is home to the century ol ...

d Black Mangrove which is also found in Malacca Malaysia and in Florida in the United States. The Bat Park and the mangrove ecosystem are interrelated as the nocturnal bats are the best known pollinators of mangroves whose flowers bloom only on night-time.

Dadatan Bat Conservation Park and Mangrove Garden News

  • 5 Off The Beaten Tracks In Samal Islands Talikud

    5 Off The Beaten Tracks In Samal Islands Talikud

    Be one of the firsts who set foot on this lesser known island!

    Talicud Island in Barangay Kaputian, Island Garden City of Samal, has 2,917 hectares of land area comprised of long stretches of white sand beaches, coconut and mango plantations, and rich water resources.

    Much of its popularity is credited to its pristine beaches which are ideal diving spots.

    In 2015, a tour showcasing the inland wonders of Talicud was opened to the public and here are the top 5 destinations you should visit:

    1) Snorkelling at Dadatan Mangrove Garden and Marine Sanctuary
    Dadatan has a mangrove garden ...

  • Bat adventure at Talikud Island

    Bat adventure at Talikud Island

    There are plenty of reasons why one should not turn their back from the beauty of the Talikud Island, and one of those is its rich indicator of biodiversity.

    Part of Punta del Sol Group of Companies' travel offering, the "Talikud Island Inland Tours" is the Dadatan Bat Conservation Park, an 18-hectare park developed to conserve and preserve the species living peacefully inside the rich cave.

    Fanatics of Batman or not, will surely appreciate the striking and mesmerizing view and feeling brought by the sounds the bats are making and active actions of the fruits bats, a species of mega bat ...

  • Exploring Talikud Island Davao Newest Island Getaway

    Exploring Talikud Island Davao Newest Island Getaway

    Talikud Island (Spanish spelling Talicud) is the second largest island in the Davao Gulf second only to Samal Island. At 2,900 hectares it is home to picturesque stretches of white sand beaches, limestone caves and pristine coral gardens.

    Relatively unexplored by the tourist crowd compared to the neighboring Samal Island, Talikud is a gem waiting to be discovered. Recognizing the island's potentials, businesswoman Araceli Ayuste of Punta del Sol Group of Companies and who is also one of Davao Region's tourism primemovers, has invested in developing the island as a major tourism destination ...

  • Dadatan Bat Conservation Park

    Dadatan Bat Conservation Park

    As our tour progressed into the barangays of Talicud Island, we reached the Dadatan Bat Conservation Park. This park is 18 hectares in area, owned by the Punta Del Sol group of companies.

    The species of these fruit bats are Geoffrey's Rousettus and Spelaea, a species of mega bat or old world fruit bats. They exist throughout Southeast Asia and Malaysia, in the region of Oceania, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Singapore, Indonesia, in the island of Borneo, East Timor, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, and Philippines. Here in the Philippines, these are endangered species.

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  • Dadatan Mangrove Garden And White Sand Bar Beach Resort Third And Last Of a Series On Talicud Island

    Dadatan is the home of the century-old specie of the Black Mangrove, a variety also found in Malacca, Malaysia and Florida in the USA. Sometimes called "the forgotten forest", they provide valuable areas for juvenile fish and crustaceans. Most importantly, they protect the coastline from serious erosion during tropical cyclones and form dense barriers against storms and tsunamis, saving lives and protecting property. They stabilize shores by trapping sediments and building land, improve water quality by filtering runoff and polluted water. Mangroves help in mitigating climate change by absorbi ...

  • Dadatan Bat Conservation Park

    As our tour progressed into the barangays of Talicud Island, we reached the Dadatan Bat Conservation Park. This park is 18 hectares in area, owned by the Punta Del Sol group of companies.

    The species of these fruit bats are Geoffrey's Rousettus and Spelaea, a species of mega bat or old world fruit bats. They exist throughout Southeast Asia and Malaysia, in the region of Oceania, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Singapore, Indonesia, in the island of Borneo, East Timor, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, and Philippines. Here in the Philippines, these are endangered species.

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