Del Carmen Mangroves

Del Carmen, Surigao del Norte

The Del Carmen Mangrove Eco Tour will give tourists a different nature adventure experience as one enjoys the lush green sceneries of the 4,189 hectares of mangroves adjoining Del Carmen Port and Sugba Lagoon. This vast area of mangroves offers a wide variety of different species.

The river cruise is a perfect relaxing experience and adventure. The captivating Liaonan Cave and the ...

Tona Island are added attractions in the cruise. Tourist will also have the opportunity to observe the people's culture as they interact with the local community. They can also enjoy sumptuous meal of seafoods and more.

Del Carmen Mangroves News

  • Sleepy Siargao Community Bags 2018 Galing Pook Award

    Sleepy Siargao Community Bags 2018 Galing Pook Award

    An eco-tourism program jointly shepherded by a major conglomerate and the leadership of a Local Government Unit (LGU) to transform mangrove cutters into fisherfolk and illegal fishermen into tourist boat guides, recently captured the imagination of judges of an annual search for outstanding local government programs.

    - The far-flung municipality of Del Carmen in Siargao, Surigao Del Norte bagged a Galing Pook Award for the Siargao It Up! Mangrove Management and Social Tourism Program. Town mayor Alfredo M. Coro II (Seen here) received the award for the program, which he said creatively uses ...

  • Secret Epic Sunset Spot On Siargao Island, Philippines

    Filmed and edited by Pema Chinyam + and some footage from me.

    We stayed for a month on Siargao Island and stumbled across this western facing spot on the island. At first we thought it was just an average mangrove area but when we flew the drone we discovered it was one of the most beautiful mangrove systems we'd ever seen, even better by boat at sunset.

  • Secret Siargao Sunset Spot: Mangrove Wharf Near Del Carmen

    Secret Siargao Sunset Spot: Mangrove Wharf Near Del Carmen

    When you are in Siargao you will quickly realize this isnt an ideal island for watching the sunset. General Luna, the main tourist area, faces in a south-east direction. The sunset at Cloud 9 surf break is still nice but it is facing the wrong way. We pulled up google maps and tried to find a spot along the west coast to watch the sunset. What happened was that we stumbled upon what I will happily call my favorite sunset spot on the island!

  • Del Carmen Mangrove Reserve

    Del Carmen Mangrove Reserve

    Take a tour of this fascinating wildlife reserve by traditional banca boat, kayak, or stand up paddleboard. Measuring in at 8,620 hectares, this vast tract of mangrove forest is recognized by the Department of Natural Resources to be the largest contiguous mangrove forest in the Philippines.

    27 out of the 70 mangrove species in the world are represented. Many rare and endangered species of flora and fauna in both marine, wetland and terrestrial areas have found sanctuary here.

    This unique area is also home to the saltwater crocodile (crocodylus porosus), the largest land and river-dwelli ...

  • Mangroves And Crocodiles Siargao Part 3 BecomingFilipino Your Travel Blog

    Over 4000+ hectares of Mangroves...

    This is "Part 3" of our #BecomingFilipino: Your Travel Blog Siargao Episode...

    Here I will take you to the incredible mangroves of Del Carmen which are home to crocodiles, as well to hidden lagoons and to learn a little bit about crab trapping.

    Super Apir!

  • Mangrove Program Nurtures Siargaos Ecosystems

    Mangrove Program Nurtures Siargaos Ecosystems

    Things are certainly looking up in the rustic southern town of Del Carmen in Surigao del Norte which has been experiencing a dramatic turnaround in negative environmental practices.

    Thanks to the growing ecological awareness brought about by Shore It Up, a comprehensive marine ecosystem and coastal resource program of the Metro Pacific Investment Corp. (MPIC) which commenced in 2013.

    The program's centerpiece is the Mangrove Protection and Information Center, a hub for the rehabilitation and nurture of the coastal ecosystem.

    Located in Siargao Island, the coastal town is home to a 4,0 ...