Hikdop Island is located in Surigao City, Surigao del Norte. Located at the northeastern portion of Hikdop Island is Punta Kalabera, a beautiful naturally sculptured skull stone formation which local folks call Punta K Labera. Near or at a distance it looks like a skull of a man. This has been formed as a result of the continuous lashing and splashing of the waves.
Hikdop Island News
The trickle down effect of increased tourism revenue in Siargao Island is being felt by Surigao City, which welcomed the growing popularity of one of its 17 islands and islets as a tourist destination.
Roselyn Armida Merlin, supervising tourism operations officer of the Surigao City tourism office, said "tourism influx to our city has increased throughout the years."
Though hit by an earthquake in February 2017, Surigao City was "slowly recovering" thanks largely to Siargao, Merlin said.
Surigao City shared in the bounty of tourism in Siargao in the form of hotel boo ...
Few days before my trip to this province, I was looking for something to read about Surigao del Norte tourist spots and a dedicated Surigao del Norte travel blog but I found so little. Now that I am back in Manila it is time to give back by sharing to you my suggestions on what to see and where to go in Surigao del Norte. Not to be confused by the famous Siargao island (also part of this province by jurisdiction), Surigao del Norte deserves a recognition of its own.
A jellyfish sting hurts, as people who have suffered from it would know. So imagine swimming with hundreds of them.
Doing so at Lapsay Lagoon, however, could change how many people view jellyfish.
At Lapsay, a cove on Tinago Island, jellyfish don't sting.
The type of jellyfish in Lapsay, in Tagana-an town, Surigao del Norte province, is called the Darwin, and they don't sting humans.
Though they have venom, too, the Darwin uses this only on zooplanktons or small organisms that drift in the ocean.
Mayor Cesar Alsong Diaz of Tagana-an town said Darwins had become one of the town's ...
A one-day tour island in Surigao City is one of the most perfect and best experiences that a traveler may have. The city is crammed with different islands that are enough to love the place. Because of these islands are just adjacent to each other, you can tour lots of islands in just one day and explore its beauty in many ways! I am sure if you will have a one day trip to Surigao - Hikdop Island - will be one of your destination spot.
What about the Hikdop Island
Hikdop Island is frequented by many visitors throughout the year. The island is closest to Nonoc Island where one can start on ...
Summer gateway adventure at Hikdop Island in Surigao City and Talon Falls in Zamboanga City.
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Siargao Island is situated 800 kilometers southeast of Manila in the province of Surigao del Norte. It is a tear-drop shaped island in the Philippine Sea with a land area of approximately 437 square kilometers.
Siargao Island has the largest mangrove fores reserves in Mindanao, at Del Carmen. It has a potential sea weeds propagation indicated by its long stretches of wetlands. Uninterrupted winds and current from the Pacific Ocean greatly influence Siargao Island. It is further intensified by the Mindanao current running westward through the Siargao straight
Siargao Island is composed o ...