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Giant Clam Sanctuary

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Barangay Adecor, Mindanao, Philippines
+63 908 118 5162
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A must visit!

A must visit when in Samal Island. When I snorkled i saw Colorful fishes, & Giant Clams... They... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
nanei
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Luzon, Philippines
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If your in pearl farm this is a must

This was a great little tour the clams are amazing and beautiful clear snorkelling The guide took... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
Steve J
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Barangay Adecor, Mindanao, Philippines
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Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

A must visit when in Samal Island. When I snorkled i saw Colorful fishes, & Giant Clams... They offer rent for snorkel and go pro so that you can take picture underwater. The guide was very helpful for those guests who are not a good...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

This was a great little tour the clams are amazing and beautiful clear snorkelling The guide took loads of great photos which we will cherish for life

Thank Steve J
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

It was my very first time doing this kind of adventure and it was fun. Its not too deep and you can barely touch the clamps, though its not literally that you can touch them but you can come closer to really see it by...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Visited the giant clam sanctuary on the recommendation of a college friend who happens to have a farm in Samal Island, and who had some staff working at Pearl Farm, where I was billeted. The Taclobo tour was just a few minutes away by boat...More

Thank Gerard L
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

If you don't have gears for snorkeling before going here as well as action camera, they have it here for rent. If you don't know how to swim, there are guides with floaters you can hold on to. It's quite scary at first but relaxing...More

1  Thank Karen N
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Seeing the giant clams and the coral beds was a great experience. The guide is experienced and guides you around the reef.

Thank Maggie Y
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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

At first I was hesitant of pushing through this activity because I thought it was boring. But boom! When I started snorkeling, I got excited with everything that I see! Hundreds of giant clams in different colors and sizes plus a lot of colorful fishes....More

1  Thank Ricky P
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Try to visit during low tide so you are closer to the clams. This sanctuary has THE MOST colorful and gigantic clams I've ever seen! And thousands of them! Your car/tricycle/habal habal will take you to the dock. From the dock, you have to take...More

2  Thank jonalber2
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We had a great time here, the guides were very accommodating. They even lent their personal memory card for the underwater cam that we rented and they just sent the captured pictures to our mobile phone. Will be definitely back in the future!

1  Thank John Patrick M
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

huge, giant clams anyone? heck, this is the place. Great experience snorkeling around and observing giant under water. must to do if you are in samal island. highly recommended

Thank streeteasy55
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From the dock, you have to take a 1-minute boat ride to the floating platform. Boat fee varies depending on boatmen. It is usually 500php per boat that fits 6pax. So if you are a group, per head cost is cheaper. They do... More
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