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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  • We did this independently and the trip doesn't cost much since the ferry ride is 30 pesos back and forth with environmental fee 5 pesos going to the island and 1 peso coming back to mactan. Due to the...  more »
  • Going to Olango and being in a ferry with tons of cement, steel and other passengers was fun. Listening to the loud music all the way from lapu lapu till Olango. I can't forget it. Arriving in Olango ...  more »
  • The landscape is better. A birding place popular. Note the admission fee is required. People other than camera takes your money, one camera per charged 500 pesos.
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