Hundred Island National Park and Marine Sanctuary is a national park in the Republic of the Philippines. The protected area is located in the city of Alaminos, in the province of Pangasinan in northern Philippines.
Some of the wildlife found living in the National Park are: Crab-eating macaque, Common palm civet, Dugong, Fraser's dolphin, Gecko, Monitor lizard, Sea turtles, Green s ...
ea turtle, Olive ridley sea turtle, Reticulated python, and bats. Wiki
Hundred Island National Park and Marine Sanctuary News
With bated breath, researchers from the University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute (UPMSI) in Bolinao town waited for the birth of unusual "babies" in the dark and watery delivery room.
Hours later, a beautiful hue of orange filled Magsaysay reef as pregnant corals expelled millions of gametes (sperm and eggs cells) into the ocean, which divers caught and sealed inside canisters before transferring them to a "nursery."
Since early May, researchers have been collecting gametes that would develop into larvae, or fertilized coral eggs, to replenish the coral reefs of the Hundred ...
I could still remember the last time I traveled to Hundred Islands National Park in Alaminos, Pangasinan.
Pilgrimage Island at Hundred Islands National Park (HINP) here is now among the reflection sites in Pangasinan province, drawing the faithful during Holy Week.
The island is home to a 17-meter (56-foot) statue of Christ the Savior, which had attracted more than 1,000 visitors since its soft launching in May last year, Miguel Sison, city tourism officer, said.
Pilgrimage trips, which used to stop in Manaoag town (site of the Minor Basilica of the Holy Rosary of Manaoag), now extends to Pilgrimage Island.
Other sites that draw Catholics here include the Redeemers Cross ...
Being one of the most prominent tourist spots in the Philippines, I had this notion that Hundred Islands has already been exploited. I kept on delaying my visit to this place because i thought it's too modernized and crowded for my liking. I had this unfair opinion that its not worth the five-hour travel time.
Pangasinan for me is practically, unknown. I only hear about it on television at nightly news, like the Pangasinan Presidents basketball team in the now defunct basketball league, MBA. The closest I could get to this province was just traveling to Baguio and back.
For Mamerto Polbiran, a 62-year-old scuba diver, this is what could describe his work here at the Hundred Islands National Park (HINP).
Polbiran or Tatay Pol to many of his younger colleagues is a native of Alaminos. He leads the group of scuba divers trained and organized by the local government of Alaminos City to take care of the remaining coral reefs and the replanting of corals at HINP.
They call themselves "Scubasurero," a term they coined by combining the words scuba and "basurero," or trash collector. They forage for garbage under the waters around the islands.
Tatay Pol has b ...