Loboc Travel Guide

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Loboc Things to Do

  • Loboc River

    the loboc River is the main things to do in Loboc Town and this clean and green river runs for about 8 kilometers and along the river are various nipa hut stations where culural dancers converge to serenade the guests and also there are various lush mangroves, palms and coconut trees along the way. you can also see snakes hanging along tree...

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  • Cultural Dancers and Singers

    while cruising along the famous loboc river cruise and eating sumptous buffet lunch or dinner for the 1 hour cruise, there are several stops along the lobo river where mini nipa huts have assorted local people assembled and dressed in local fiesta atmosphere singing local songs and dancing and even performing cultural dances and the famous bamboo...

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  • Tarsiers

    Tarsiers are primitive primates and is considered the world's smallest primate. it is endemic only to the south east asian region, of which bohol province has a good number of local tarsier populations. in loboc, at the loboc river park, there is a small tarsier sanctuary where you can view these cute and cuddly primates, but you could not touch...

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  • Now Destroyed Loboc Church

    I visited loboc in Bohol Province 3 years ago when the famous St. Peter's Roman Catholic Loboc Church was still standing. the church was built in 1638 from limestones and corals, which were abundant at thge area at the time, and was the second oldest roman catholic Church in Bohil Province after the Baclayonb Church, both of which were destroyed by...

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  • Chocolate hills

    A little overrated in my opinion but still worth a look. Entry fee P50 and unless your old you don't need a motorbike to get to the top as it is less than 10 minutes walk and not too steep. On the main road from Loboc just ask the jeepney driver to drop you off there.

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  • Photo Shoot At Busay Falls

    The Loboc River floating restaurants slow down, then make a U-turn upon reaching Busay Falls. This is a good opportunity to take pictures of the small waterfalls which is said to be only 12 meters wide and four meters deep. Personally, I think it's nothing great compared to the other waterfalls we've been to in the country, but its smallness amid...

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  • Watch & Participate In The Cultural...

    The locals have prepared a floating stage on the Loboc River for their cultural presentation. After their sing & dance acts, they invited tourists to go down and join them in the "tinikling" dance, or to buy some of their products. Some "balikbayans" and Japanese tourists gamely danced with them.The hat was later passed for voluntary contributions...

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  • Request Your Favorite Song From Boat...

    Feeling sentimental? You can request your favorite song from the boat singer. River Watch had live entertainment during the cruise. He gamely obliged to song requests. Our singer even sang Japanese songs.

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  • Discover Loboc's Rainforest

    Loboc's rainforest is a sight to behold! It was so refreshing to see the lush greens from the riverbanks. The rainforest is said to extend to the mountains and beyond, up to the manmade Mahogany forest in Bilar.

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  • Have Lunch On A Cruise Of Loboc River

    Our family looked forward to a sumptous buffet lunch after a tiring morning tour, and made it on time for the first trip of River Watch, the most popular floating restaurant. We really targetted to have lunch on the first trip which for sure, still had lots of food ^_^.

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  • TARSIER found in Loboc

    Here is Anthony tenderly holding the Tarsier, it’s in the family of monkey’s…perhaps people say it could be the smallest very primates in the whole wide world.Tarsier eat insects and must be alive or they would not touch it. The appearance of a Tarsier would be about 90 to about 160 in height mm or in inches about 3.5 to 6 or a bit more in inches....

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  • MAN MADE BRIDGE

    This is the Loboc bridge, which as you can see clearly it's made of pieces of long bambos.(Will write more after we download some photos for you to enjoy!

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Loboc Restaurants

  • Loboc River Cruise and Dining

    cruising along the loboc river is popular as while you are on a 1 hour cruise along this clean and green river filled with lush mangroves and palms, you will have a sumptious buffet spread of local boholano cuisine and filipino dishes and a couple of international foods as well, all laid in the middle of the big wooden rafts at chafing carts and...

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  • FLOATING RESTAURANT

    Aside from the restaurants located along the main road of Loboc, there are also restaurants on a bigger boat and they are called the floating restaurant. The food is the same as the one served at Loboc Riverside Restaurant. For those who want to have lunch during the cruise, enjoying both the food and the scenery, I encourage you to do so.

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  • LUNCH BY THE RIVERSIDE

    For those who does fancy the floating restaurant, a good option is the Loboc Riverside Restaurant. Coming from Loay, it is located before the town proper, on the left side. The restaurant is a small pavillion from native materials. The tables and chairs are made of bamboo.It serves ala carte dishes but better take the P250 buffet or...

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Loboc Transportation

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    by cyndymc Updated Aug 3, 2009

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    Those who want to go Busay Falls but don't want to go on a cruise via floating restaurants can traverse the wide Loboc River by rentinging small motorized boats. They can bring their own food and have a picnic at Busay Falls area, afterwhich they can enjoy a short dip near the falls.

    Motorized Boats Can Bring Tourists To Busay Falls
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Loboc Local Customs

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    by cyndymc Written Aug 3, 2009

    The locals are naturally curious about people going to their places and taking pictures of them and the sights. Wave and smile at them to acknowledge their presence, and as a sign of respect, motion to them that you will take their picture before you actually do so. Most will smile back and wave at you; very rarely will you see them pouting at strangers.

    My Daughter's Pic Of Boys Watching Boats Pass By Hubby's Pic Of Woman Washing Clothes From Banca Hubby's Picture Of Fishermen
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Loboc Warnings and Dangers

  • by Matthewstanford Written Sep 28, 2009

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    The caged Tarsiers around Loboc have been illegally caught despite what the locals may tell you. Do everyone and them a favour by viewing them at the proper research and development center between the villages of Corella and Sikatuna.

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  • BUSAY FALLS

    At the end of the downstream cruise, you will be taken to a small waterfalls, the Busay waterfalls. Not exactly fantastic, but still a good scenery to take your pictures. There are some who even take a dip and frolic under the cascading water.

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  • LOBOC RIVER KIDS

    To some it may amusing, but personally, I am totally against the antics of some kids who show off without due regard to their own safety. These kid would wait for the floating restaurants and "hitch a ride" by holding on the lower portion of the boat. It is extremely dangerous.I know I could not do anything about these kids but please, if you will...

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  • LOBOC RIVER

    Loboc River runs from the town of Loay to Loboc to the town of Sevilla. The river is a good indication of what the weather would be: if it is brown, it will rain and if it is green, it will be a sunny day. The river is at its opaque green in the town of Loboc as this is the part of the river where the salt water coming from Loay meets with the...

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