Turtle Island Marine Sanctuary

Barobo, Surigao del Sur

Turtle Island Marine Sanctuary is located in the municipality of Barobo, Surigao Del Sur, about 30-minute ride by pump boat from Barobo. An 8 hectare white sand beach whose multi-colored coral reef adds to the attraction.

There is also a very long sand bar out front called Vanishing Island, only appearing at low tide. Cabgan Island is just across the channel to the west.

Turtle Island Marine Sanctuary Barobo News

  • Islands Worth To Visit Cabgan And Turtle Islands Of Barobo Surigao Del Sur

    Islands Worth To Visit Cabgan And Turtle Islands Of Barobo Surigao Del Sur

    Planning your summer vacation next year? Try to consider a peaceful atmosphere visiting the remote islands namely: Cabgan and Turtle Islands of Barobo, Surigao del Sur.

    These are two of the most popular tourist attractions here in the municipality. Both are just neighboring islands with unique land formation that will enthralled your eyes with such a genuine exquisiteness honed by nature.

    Cabgan Island (or just Cabgan), is the long-stretched island you will see from afar.

    Its fine white sand and crystal-clear waters will welcome you and will feed your excitement to hop out of the boat ...

  • Barobo Backpack Adventure

    Barobo Backpack Adventure

    The only place I have been this summer was Barobo. Barobo is a municipality in Surigao del Sur. It is civilized, but not as developed as my hometown Butuan City. As a matter of fact, it's still far from being a city. Despite that, Barobo holds a hidden treasure that would surely make anyone love it.

    We rode a non-air conditioned bus from Butuan going to Tandag. We passed by municipalities of Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, and Surigao del Sur. The bus we rode was old, but its machine seemed good. there were many passengers so we were forced to sit at the back. The impact of the bus' movem ...

  • Exotic and Beautiful Describing the Islands of Surigao Del Sur

    Exotic and Beautiful Describing the Islands of Surigao Del Sur

    One of the last remaining frontier province of the Philippines and has been hailed as an "Adventurer's Shangri-La by the Pacific," Surigao Del Sur, like the other best destinations spot in the country, is an exciting getaway for the weary traveler, a feast for the eyes as it showcases fine white sand, clear seawater, and a breathtaking view of the province from the shore.

    Ayoke Islet ??" this island is famous for two reasons. The first is because of kolo, a fruit similar to langka but have different taste. Then second is, the islet is the home to the town's lighthouse used to guide fisherm ...

  • Travel to Cabgan Island and Turtle Islands in Barobo Surigao del Sur

    Travel to Cabgan Island and Turtle Islands in Barobo Surigao del Sur

    At first, i was a bit hesitant as to my ability to create and more to maintain a travel blog since i do not have the resources, money-wise as most of my continuously followed bloggers has. But after much thought and consideration I decided to give it a go and just have fun in the process. For my very first entry, i would like to introduce both Cabgan Island & the Turtle Island, two of the pride and jewels of my hometown Barobo, a little known Town in the province of Surigao Del Sur. I felt like nothing could be more fitting that featuring this beautiful, unexplored islands as a ticket as i sai ...

  • The Marine Turtles of Hinatuan Bay Surigao del Sur Mindanao Philippines

    Hinatuan Bay, in Surigao del Sur (8°22.1' N; 126°20.0' E) is located at the mouth of the Hinatuan River at the eastern seacoast of Mindanao, Philippines. It is bounded on the east by the Pacific Ocean, and has an irregular unbroken coastline with white sandy beaches, and thirteen islets, and is located only a few nautical miles off the Philippine trench.

    Hinatuan consists of a number of mostly coastal barangays (small villages). The people of surrounding coastal barangays and islands say that they regularly observe sea turtles in the area. This note outlines the results of marine t ...

  • The Turtle and Cabgan island In Barobo Surigao del Sur

    The Turtle and Cabgan island In Barobo Surigao del Sur

    Strategically located in the middle of Surigao del Sur is the enigmatic town of Barobo.

    While concrete road network may have connected it with the northern and southern parts of the province and to Agusan del Sur, it is still a laidback community unperturbed by the trappings of modern life.

    Not far from the winding and busy road of Barobo is a river leading to Lianga Bay where amazing destinations await tourists who frolic under the heat of the sun.

    From the old market site of Barobo, one can hop on a boat and reach Cabgan Island in just 20 minutes.

    The waters around the islands ar ...