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Monfort Bat Sanctuary, Samal Island
Categories: Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Spot fruit bats as they circle overhead at Monfort Bat Sanctuary. This, one of the world's biggest bat colonies, clutches to the ceilings of a 75 m (245 ft) long cave, which you can explore on an educational day tour. Enchanting night tours are also available with advanced booking. Keep in mind monthly themed events take place throughout the year here, so plan your visit accordingly. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Monfort Bat Sanctuary by using our Samal Island vacation builder.
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This place is worth visiting. You'll be amazed to learn more on how the bat lives. The tour guides are also very friendly ready to accommodate your questions. The place stinks but that would be pretty... read more »
Very impressive to see people taking care of the bat species. See bat habitats up close. The place, of course, has a pungent smell due to the nitrogen from the guano droppings -- but who cares? Nice t... read more »
Had an inland tour of Samal. Went to MONTFORT SANCTUARY aka bat caves. The tour guide mentioned that they have biggest number of bats of the same species according to Guiness Book of world record. Not... read more »
Nice go see a colony of bats in an underground cave. A local guide will give you a tour and explains.
Let's protect those bats that lives in this caves because they release seeds from the fruits they eat and it will grow into a trees that maintains our rich forests.
Dirk Louie Clamonte
John michael judicpa
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