Bais Bay Dolphin Watching and Manjuyod SandBar are the famous destinations in Bais City, Negros Oriental has been identified as a Key Biodiversity Area. The Bais Bay area holds a diversity of animal life and is a rich breeding and fishing ground for demersal and other fish species, and also invertebrates. South Bais Bay is also famous for dolphin watching.
Bais Bay Dolphin Watching and Manjuyod SandBar News
Bais City in Negros Oriental is not a popular travel destination. Save for summer & long holidays when the town gets full of tourists, the rest of the year is usually quiet. Most tourists come here only for two things: dolphins & the long sand bar in Manjuyod.
The city of Bais in Negros Oriental has been serving as the base for boatloads of tourists on dolphin and whale-watching tours at the Tañon Strait, the body of water separating Negros Oriental from southern Cebu. Occasionally, a few species of whales, and even whale sharks may be spotted here but the vast majority of sighting are that of spinner dolphins, so named because they spin as they leap out of the water.
The famous dolphin- and whale-watching tours in Bais City and Manjuyod in Negros Oriental have been stopped for almost a week now due to the non-registration of boats with the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA).
Bais City Legal Officer Lloyd Joseph Elmaco confirmed this Wednesday as more than 100 boat operators alone in that city have stopped operating.
The same is true with boat operators in nearby Manjuyod town who are also in the same business, which is one of the province's tourism attractions, said Elmaco.
Tours were cancelled as the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) warned boat ope ...
Beauty queen-turned-actress Charlene Gonzales was on point with her memorable answer during the Miss Universe pageant in 1994.
When asked about the number of islands in the Philippines, Charlene responded with a rhetorical question "High tide or low tide?" before she eventually explained that there are "7107 islands during low tide, and 7,108 during high tide."
Lo and behold, more than a decade after, here we are with a new set of numbers. The National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA) has recently announced that there are 534 new islands in this archipelagic nation - P ...
Enjoying the calm waters of Bais bay while watching the Dolphins swims freely and appreciating the pristine beauty of Manjuyod White Sandbar.
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When I was still in college, I made sure that I have at least 2 outings in a month with friends. These adventures helped me unwind, think and focus. It became a habit to scour the net for piso fares to get the ...