Hundred Islands National Park (Alaminos, Pangasinan)

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The classic view of the park from Governor’s Island


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Beautiful white sand beach of Quezon Island


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Golden sunrise over Lucap Wharf


A spattering of islets extending towards the South China Sea from the Lingayen Gulf makes up the Hundred Islands National Park in Alaminos City, Pangasinan. The best islands to visit are Governor’s, Quezon and Marcos Islands. The mini-archipelago – reminiscent of
Bohol’s Chocolate Hills submerged in ocean – is a playground for island hopping (of course!), camping, swimming, snorkeling and kayaking amidst 124 islands (123 during high tide). Well, in a country of 7,107, that’s 6,983 islands more to go!


HOW TO GET HERE: Catch an Alaminos bus (4 1/2 to 5 1/2 hours; PHP 352.00) at the Victory Liner – Cubao Terminal along EDSA, Quezon City. First bus at 4:30 AM, last one at 11:55 PM. From the Alaminos terminal, ride a tricycle to Lucap wharf where the park’s visitor’s center is located (Entrance fees: day tour – PHP 20, overnight – PHP 40).

Snorkeling gear, tents and other equipment may be rented at a fixed rate here. Brochures containing boat and equipment rates, suggested routes and other tourist information.


BOAT RATES: Hundred Islands is better enjoyed (and definitely cheaper) when visited in a group. Standard rates – day tour/overnight: small (1-5 pax) – PHP 800/1,400; medium (6-10 pax) – PHP 1,000/1,800; large (11-15) – PHP1,100/2,000. For those who want to reserve in advance: a trusted boatman we hired is Fred – you may reach him at +63 9106047426.

4 comments

  1. Ian says:

    i linked your blog already, care for link ex?

  2. JEPOI says:

    Very beautiful islands… I miss tropical weather

  3. Thank you JEPOI! Why don’t you pay a quick visit?

  4. Ian Limbonis says:

    hi,

    if I may please post, or please feel free to delete.

    just in case anyone is interested, we are doing a fund raising event for BOHOL called #stroll4BOHOL. It will be a trip to Pangasinan on Nov 16-17. Cost is P2500 iniclusive of food, transpo to and from manila, accomodation, boat, and entrance charges.

    For details, pls go to the ff event, or txt 09186625987 or msg me in fb: Ian Limbonis

    https://www.facebook.com/events/553417658062691/?ref=22

    we have climb events too apart from this; just google #stroll4Bohol.
    Story here of our previous outreach activity:
    http://www.limbonis.com/2013/09/aeta-outreach-project-in-sitio-banaba.html

    Regards,

    see you

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