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Olango Island, Cebu Island

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The Olango Island Group is a group of islands found in the Central Visayas region of the Philippines and is a part of Cebu Province. It comprises Olango island and 6 satellite islets namely: Sulpa, Gilutongan, Nalusuan, Caohagan, Pangan-an, and Camungi. Olango Island and its neighboring islets has a total land area of approximately 1030ha. The island group is under the jurisdiction of the city of Lapu-Lapu and the municipality of Cordova. It lies 5km east of Mactan Island and a major tourist destination in Cebu. It is known for its wildlife sanctuary.GeographyThe Olango Group of islands consists of seven islands. Located east of Mactan Island, Olango Island and its satellite islets lies between the Cebu Strait to the south and the Camotes Sea to the north. To the east is the Olango Channel (separating it from Bohol) while to the west is the Gilutungan Channel, which separates it from Mactan Island.Land areaOlango Islands has a total land area of approximately. The reef flat-lagoon surrounding the island of Olango is considered one of the most extensive reef areas in the Central Visayas. A total of of extensive sandy beach, rocky shoreline, inshore flats, seagrass beds, coral reefs, mangrove forest, mudflats, and salt marsh grass surround Olango and its satellite islets.
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  • If you are visiting the bird sanctuary make sure it's at the beginning of high tide, if you go at low tide or if the tide has come in your chance of seeing any birds are very less. Also, a zoom lense ...  more »
  • We left for Olango Island via Angasil port at 5:30am and paid 12.00 for the pumpboat fare. We witnessed a very beautiful sunrise while we were traveling to the island. We rented bicycles for us to be ...  more »
  • I went in one of island hopping in Mactan Island departure. You can see the vast mangrove forest and shallow waters straight long stone road is located in the mangrove forests, walking out there and go all the way. We could see the scenery in a quiet very beautiful and inspiring.
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