TUKA MARINE LIFE
Tuka Marine Sanctuary is strictly regulated by the local government of Kiamba in Sarangani province, in southern Mindanao.
Contributed by MeaKryztine Aquiviano
₱60.50 (day tour)
CHILDREN (5-10 y.o)
HOW TO GET TO TUKA MARINE LIFE1. From General Santos City, ride a bus or van bound to Kiamba around 1 hour and 30 mins travel time. If you prefer to ride a bus go to Bulaong Integrated Terminal but if you prefer riding a van, go to Ablog Terminal. All terminals are known to local tricycle drivers in General Santos City.
Van Fare ₱120
2. From Kiamba ride a tricycle tell the driver to drive you to the tourism office. Just tell them you are going to TUKA MARINE PARK.
Note: malapit lang sa Munisipyo yung port going to Tuka.
3. At the tourism office you can register and wait for a bangka to take you to Tuka Marine Park (average travel time of 15-20 minutes).
Tip: morning is the best time to arrive at Kiamba tourism office kasi around 11-3pm lowtide na pahirapan sa pagsakay! maliban na lang if gusto nyo sumakay sa flat boat 🚤
Fare ₱121/head back and forth
WHAT I LIKE ABOUT THIS ISLAND🌊 No Signal
🌊 the island life vibe
🌊 Sunset 🌅( sorry walang sunrise dito)
🌊 the marine life (first time ko nakakita ng mga ganong klaseng isda. Ang lalaki promise ung tipong pang-ulam na! 😊)
TIPS▪️Always check the weather para iwas aberya papuntang Tuka Marine Park
▪️Magdala ng foods since malayo sa kabihasnan ang island
▪️Magdala ng snorkelling apparatus if meron ka para want to sawa ang meet and greet with the fishes. Yes! Available naman ung Snorkel + vest rental sa island ₱150 for 3 hrs only!
▪️Bring lots of ice, food and drinking water since mahal ang bilihin sa tiangge nila Aling Vicky! 🤣
▪️Bring your basura with you pauwi from the island para makuha mo ung ₱200 na garbage deposit sa tourism office
▪️Explore the neighbouring islands pag low tide
▪️ You can climb the hill located sa right side ng island for a better aerial view ng Tuka Marine park
▪️HAVE FUN AND ALWAYS BE A RESPONSIBLE TOURIST/TRAVELER “BASURA MO, SAGOT MO!”
📞 FOR INQUIRIES PLEASE CALL OR TEXT THE TOURISM OFFICERS 09102805600
Business hours 7:00am to 4:00pm only!
PS: Since walang signal wag sobra ang walwal sa Tuka beach dahil baka mag tuka tuka ka kinabukasan! hahaha
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