Calauit Safari Park

Busuanga, Palawan

Calauit Island Safari Park and Wildlife Sanctuary is a game reserve and wildlife sanctuary located in Calauit Island, a 3,700 hectare island in the Calamian Islands chain that lies off the coast of Palawan in the MIMAROPA region of the Philippines. It is known for its wildlife sanctuary with a substantial population of African animals, including giraffes, zebras, and antelopes, as well as local fa ...

una that all roam freely in a game reserve created in the 1970s.

Endangered local species are also protected in the sanctuary. As of 2005, these included 1,200 Calamian deer, 22 mousedeer, 4 Palawan bearcats, 5 crocodiles, and 2 wild pigs. The sanctuary has also been home to Palawan peacock pheasants, porcupines, sea eagles, wildcats, scaly anteaters, and pythons. There have also been programs to rejuvenate and protect the island's marine resources, forests, and mangroves. In the island's waters live dugongs, sea turtles, and giant clams. Calauit's coral reefs, once badly damaged by invasive fishing practices, have recovered and are now rich breeding grounds for fish and crustaceans.

Calauit Island Safari Park and Wildlife Sanctuary News

  • Dugong Watching Tour Now Open In Calauit

    Dugong Watching Tour Now Open In Calauit

    A sea cow (dugong) watching tour is now open to the public in Calauit Island, Busuanga in northern Palawan.

    Fredel Bacones Mued, a representative for the Tagbanua indigenous peoples (IP) in Busuanga town, said Friday that the new attraction is part of the local government?s overall eco-agriculture tourism plan this year

    "Bago tayo nagsimula ng activity na ito, nagpatawag tayo ng stakeholder's meeting [and] interagency meeting. In-invite natin "yong mga concerned agencies about environment and wildlife, "yong Department of Environment and Natural Resources at [iba pang] mga ahensya, mga r ...

  • Busuangas Calauit Safari Park Up For Renovation

    Busuangas Calauit Safari Park Up For Renovation

    The Calauit Safari Park in Busuanga town will undergo a month-long renovation in April this year, aiming to improve facilities that cater to tourists.

    Myrna Lacanilao, head of the Provincial Economic Enterprise Development Office (PEEDO), said Tuesday they are currently conducting the bidding process for the rehabilitation of the facilities inside the park, including the dormitory, information center, restrooms, and the animal shelters.

    "Hopefully, maka-start na tayo by April para naman mabago na. Sobrang dilapidated na [ang mga building]. Kaya kapag nasimulan "yan papagandahin talaga na ...

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    Calauit Safari Park is a game reserve and wildlife sanctuary located in Calauit Island, a 3,700 hectare island in the Calamian Islands chain that lies off the coast of Palawan in the MIMAROPA region of the Philippines. It is known for its wildlife sanctuary with a substantial population of African animals, including giraffes, zebras, and antelopes, as well as local fauna that all roam freely in a game reserve created in the 1970s.