A worthwhile place perfect for exploring all day!
Enjoy watching the different forms of marine life from your boat. Interact with the different marine life species as you go scuba diving and snorkeling.
Because of its clear waters up that’s up to 35 meters deep, experiencing the colorful underwater life is a breeze!
Hilutungan Island is one of the islands in the Olango Reef which is protected by the government as fish sanctuary. This beautiful island is 20 to 30 minutes away from Mactan Island. This island is perfect for snorkeling and scuba diving due to abundant corals and tropical fishes.
During lowtide the opposite side of the island is bare at low between Olango Reef at knee below you can walk between 5 islands along the reef.
Currently, it has an estimated population of 1,360. Aside from tourism, major sources of living are fishing and selling accessories from shells along the beach.
Hilutungan Marine Sanctuary
The Hilutungan Marine Sanctuary is home to tens of thousands of fish. You will likely see damsel fish, anemone fish (nemos), parrot fish, and a school of large batfish- just to name a few. The Hilutungan Marine Sanctuary is one of the oldest in the area, allowing fish populations to grow dramatically.