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General Santos City Fish Port Complex

General Santos, Mindanao, Philippines
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Interesting place

I have been to this city many many tines but have never been to the fish port . I got intrigued by... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
nmc8693
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Paranaque
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Tuna Capital of PH

SOX trip is not complete without a visit to the Tuna Capital of the Philippines - General Santos... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
DT_Wandering_Feet
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Los Banos, Philippines
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General Santos, Mindanao, Philippines
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

I have been to this city many many tines but have never been to the fish port . I got intrigued by what i saw on TV so decided to stay by . Its an interesting place to visit and you havent been to Gensan...More

Thank nmc8693
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

SOX trip is not complete without a visit to the Tuna Capital of the Philippines - General Santos City. Make an early morning trip to GenSan fish port in Brgy. Tambler and see the process of handling of Tuna from unloading to grading 🐟 The...More

Thank DT_Wandering_Feet
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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

If you are Tuna sashimi aficionado come and visit General Santos City Fish Port Complex to check how it is processed from the boat to quality check and shipping to the buyer. You need to rent a rain boots for 20 pesos to have access...More

Thank GarretRuiz
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

Get to the high Seas - catch some fish. Come back to the beach. Do a BBQ. All in good time. Relax Relax Relax

Thank Suiithmenon
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

Very Busy port esp in morning. very clean and neat. Organized that before you enter the port you should wear boots and short are not allowed.

1  Thank Graziosa C
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Arrived in the fishport at around 9AM and already late if you did an online research. but who cares, got there 9AM and yeah, market 1 (Tuna Area?) was practically empty, but noted few activities that good enough. But the action was in market 2,...More

Thank Tops M
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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

It's good to visit because it is the most important Tuna port in Philippines.. maybe earlier in morning I really like this visit General Santos Sarangany etc those place are growing now..

Thank fran68_12
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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Gensan is known for its Tuna and this is a must to see, the famous port if you are visiting the city. My husband did enjoy the tour seeing the big tuna and so curious about how they do the classification according to its quality...More

Thank Jan_de_nice
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

The Fish Port Complex is very clean. The authorities are so conscious of cleanliness and hygiene. We were even courteous and polite of asking us to change our shoes to their provided pair of boot. The Generals are very proud of this complex because of...More

Thank Gorio74
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

We were at the port before 6am and the place was already busy. We watched as the fish was transported from the boat to the port, weighed and measured, then laid out on tables to be checked by discerning buyers. It was such an experience...More

Thank Achikins
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Response from Rolly M | Reviewed this property |
You should be there before 5:30am because the sunrise' color looks great and the place starts very early. You have to go to the office to rent your white rubber boots. They are porganizedp but do bring bags for your... More
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