Sea Turtles

Five sea turtle species inhabit the ocean surrounding the Philippines. The Philippines are home to only six freshwater and terrestrial turtle species.

Sea Turtles News

  • CURMA Sea Turtle Conservation And Protection Seminar For ISM Students

    CURMA Sea Turtle Conservation And Protection Seminar For ISM Students

    The International School of Manila 8th Grade students participated the Basic CURMA Sea Turtle Conservation and Protection Seminar-Workshop on February 6, 2018 in San Juan, La Union. They were able to listen to inspiring stories on how CURMA volunteers perform their duties in monitoring the sea turtle nesting grounds along the coastline of San Juan.

    They also took part of simulation activities on how to transfer a sea turtles natural nest to a hatchery and understanding the responsibilities of a coastal patroller. Lastly, the students learned that sea turtles are keystone species that limits ...

  • Sea Turtle Heaven In Apo Island Dumaguete Philippines

    SEA TURTLE HEAVEN in APO ISLAND! Dumaguete Philippines. Today we go to APO ISLAND! The Famous Sea Turtle beach. And when I say Sea Turtles I mean SEA TURTLES in the Philippines. SO MANY!

  • Pawikan Conservation Center Turtle Release Program

    Pawikan Conservation Center Turtle Release Program

    You guys, two weeks ago we helped release baby turtles! It was one of those surreal family moments when your thoughts pause and you realize how special and rare this moment really is. The waves move a little slower, the smiles last a little longer and you realize that you may never have this moment again, so soak it up. The Philippines has gifted us so many memories, I can never be grateful enough for her majesty.

  • Tubbataha Reef Marine Park Larger Than Life

    Tubbataha Reef Marine Park Larger Than Life

    Another popular destination in Palawan is the Tubbataha Reef Marine Park. Almost textbook-famous, this marine park has gained much esteem from all over the world, especially among the diving and scientific communities, because of the diversity of marine life. The Tubbataha Reef is located in middle of Sulu Sea, specifically 175 kilometers southeast of Puerto Princesa, the capital city of Palawan.

  • Turtle City At Balicasag Island Bohol Philippines

    Shot this in February in 2017 at Balsicasag Island in the Philippines. Balicasag is a small protected Island (Marine Reserve), South west of Bohol Island. Easiest to get there via Panglao Island, and well worth it if you like diving. Felt a little like Turtle City, and add to that clear blue water and some mild drifting currents. Perfect conditions. There were Green Turtles (Chelonia mydas) around every corner.

  • Siquijor Island And Dumaguete City Itinerary

    Siquijor Island And Dumaguete City Itinerary

    I am committed to travelling and enjoying my life. When PISO fare game is on, I make sure to get the most value in getting a flight anywhere in the country. So, after my Hong Kong trip. I was able to use my GetGo points, book a roundtrip ticket to Dumaguete city and wait for almost 7 months to make this trip possible.