Bagumbungan Cave

Santa Cruz, Marinduque

Bagumbungan Cave in Brgy. San Isidro, Sta. Cruz, Marinduque popularly known as San Isidro Cave has been placed by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) under its list of protected caves to spare from exploitation. It is about 1.9-kilometer long inside that you need to go through, wade in, and do vertical climbs, you enter the entrance at San Isidro and go out into another ba ...

rangay at the opposite end. The 2nd largest cave next to Bathala Cave.

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  • Bagumbungan Cave Marinduques Newest Attraction

    Bagumbungan Cave Marinduques Newest Attraction

    Bagumbungan Cave in Sitio Puti Brgy. San Isidro, Sta. Cruz Marinduque is for sure one of the best cave here in the Philippines. It is a 1.9 km. long cave and some part are still unexplored. It is protected by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) with the help of San Isidro (Local Government Unit) to spare the cave from exploitation. According to our guide, it was discovered 7 years ago by the cave enthusiast and a tourism officer. Since then the local government has been doing so much efforts in promoting this cave as their tourist destination in San Isidro.

    This trip ...

  • My Spelunking Adventure In Bagungbungan Cave

    My Spelunking Adventure In Bagungbungan Cave

    Spelunking or cave exploring in the Philippines has emerged as a sport among adventure seekers and through the past years, it has evolved to the point that there is now a ruling body for the sport that holds an annual congress in various places in the country, provided there are caves in the host place.

    This year, the Philippine Speolological Society will conduct its national caving congress in Sagada, site of the famous Sumanguil Cave on April 11 to 15 , and for me this cave is the best I have ever visited so far even if I did not do the entire distance end to end of the cave due to ti ...

  • Exploring The Heart Of The Philippines Marinduque

    Exploring The Heart Of The Philippines Marinduque

    When there is time and a budget, I am always on a hunt for new places to explore. In my previous article about the different places I want to visit in the Philippines, I included Marinduque. Good thing I saw an event posted by GalaPh that they were planning to do a Marinduque adventure. I immediately signed up for the event and prepared myself for a great escape! Instead of planning the itinerary, GalaPH already organized van transportation from Manila to Dalahican Port in Lucena Quezon. Basically, the tour group organized everything for the entire trip to Marinduque and that was very convenie ...

  • San Isidro Bagumbungan Cave Now Under Government Protection

    San Isidro Bagumbungan Cave Now Under Government Protection

    Bagumbungan Cave in Brgy. San Isidro, Sta. Cruz, Marinduque popularly known as San Isidro Cave has been placed by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) under its list of protected caves to spare from exploitation.

    The Philippine Government listed a total of 158 caves classified as protected areas with varying levels of protection classifications. DENR Memorandum Circular No. 2012-03 was issued pursuant to Republic Act No. 9072 otherwise known as the National Caves and Cave Resources Management and Protection Act.

    This latest move is intended to safeguard the caves fr ...