Crowning Glory Reef Sanctury

Culion, Palawan

The Crowning Glory Reef Bugur Island Marine Park Sanctuary is located right off the coast of Culion Island, next to Bugur Island. The reef is officially called the Bugur Reef, but is pretty much only known by the name of Crowning Glory Reef due to how amazing it is.

It is part of a marine protected area off the coast of Culion Island in the Calamian area of the Philippines. The area ...

is protected from net and bomb fishing, leaving the reef in great condition and full of marine life.

Crowning Glory Reef Bugur Island Marine Park Sanctuary News

  • Biyahe ni Drew returns to Culion Palawan

    Biyahe ni Drew returns to Culion Palawan

    Ngayong Biyernes sa Biyahe ni Drew, pupunta ang ating biyahero sa lugar na binansagang "The Land of No Return" dahil napahiwalay ito sa Pilipinas sa loob ng humigit kumulang isandaang taon. Samahan si Biyahero Drew na balikan ang islang ito sa Palawan na tila 'frozen in time'??"ang Culion Island.

    Matapos ang isa't kalahating oras na plane ride mula Maynila hanggang Busuanga, isang oras na land trip mula Busuanga hanggang Coron, at isa't kalahating oras na boat ride naman mula Coron, mararating na ang Culion Island. Kilalang leper colony ang Culion dahil binuksan ito sa mga pasyenteng may ...

  • A Trip To Culion Palawan The Land Of No Return

    A Trip To Culion Palawan The Land Of No Return

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    Somewhere in Palawan, just a few hours away from Coron, is an island that has been cut off from the rest of the Philippines for more than a hundred years. Welcome to Culion, Palawan, often called "the land of no return" because of its unique history.

    In the past, people established leper colonies because of the belief that isolating patients with leprosy is one of ...

  • Crowning Glory Reef World Class Snorkeling Off Culion Island Philippines

    Crowning Glory Reef World Class Snorkeling Off Culion Island Philippines

    So, we've done it again. We've managed to find ourselves graced with the presence of stunning underwater snorkeling. After discover the best snorkeling in the World at Red Beach in Indonesia, we knew that snorkeling would forever be changed for us.

    During our sea safari in the Calamian Islands of the Philippines, we stopped to snorkel at many places but were left pretty unimpressed, the visions of Red Beach imprinted in our minds. Then we stopped in a shallow spot off the coast of Culion Island. We were told to hop in for a snorkel and I grabbed a mask, fins and hopped in the water without ...

  • Snorkeling In Culion Palawan

    We went snorkeling late this afternoon at Crowning Glory Reef in Culion, Palawan, Philippines. Fantastic corals! Thank you Kawil Tours for taking us there!

  • Exploring Culion Palawan Paradise Hidden Behind a Leper Colony

    Exploring Culion Palawan Paradise Hidden Behind a Leper Colony

    Not a lot of people have heard of Culion Island, the place that was once considered to be the world's largest leprosy colony. Located in the northern tip of the Province of Palawan and only two hours south of Coron Town, this district was the ultimate destination for all Filipinos suffering with leprosy during the American period. Along with nurses, doctors, and other medical professionals, the lepers lived in Culion with the chance of getting treated and living a normal life away from the judgmental eyes of the public.

    Although Culion Island has been declared to be leprosy-free since 2006 ...

  • Isla Culion Crowning Glory Reef and Lusong Shipwreck

    Isla Culion Crowning Glory Reef and Lusong Shipwreck

    Spiky branches of vivid orange, yellow and teal swayed lazily in the water. What looked like purple clam lips on pink brain-like corals seemingly smiled as I snorkeled by. A school of rainbow colored fish swept past me, darting in and out of the corals.

    Snorkeling in the Crowning Glory Reef, a marine protected area in Culion, has got to be one of the major highlights of my trip to the Calamian islands late last year. This site is the BEST place I've ever tried snorkeling and my standards are now very, very high after this. All other underwater destinations I've visited now seem to be muted ...