Visit Kalanggamann Island
This is a perfect dive spot for divers as it is a wall dive that drops off to over 200m. If you are not a diver, it is still a beautiful place to spend a day with its beautiful white beach and crystal clear waters. Divers spend their surface interval between dives ashore on the beach whilst it is also a perfect location just to go and snorkel and then enjoy a picnic. There are plenty of picnic tables and little huts if you wish to escape from the heat of the sun.
The island is a one and a half hour boat ride away. Just ask in the dive shops on Malapascua as they run trips regularly for divers and snorkelers. If you want to do it yourself and take a boat out there then my advice would be to seek advice first! On the day that we went, a storm blew up from nowhere and our hour and a half boat ride back took over two and a half hours with huge waves crashing over the dive boat (the boat was over 15m in length). This is not a trip that I would take without an experienced boat captain nor on a tiny boat.
The diving was excellent and much to my delight, I saw a green turtle on the wall at 22m, something of a rarity out here. It is definitely a place that I would dive again and a place that I would recommend as worth visiting.
- Diving and Snorkeling
take some time off from diving and experience robinson crusoe just an hour south of malapascua. you'll never regret doing so. go check out my calangaman page for my tips and comments about this island.
Take a walk to the local's huts
Most of the tourist's bungalows are on the beachfront. If you walk behind and through the trees, following the small paths, you will come across the local's living spaces.
Please respect their houses and their way of life. They are already starting to be exploited by the tourism industry, and I imagine, have a cynical view of tourists.
Their little hut/houses are made entirely out of wood and on the walls, they've placed some kind of woven straw/flax, which makes neat patterns for the walls, and also keeps it waterproof.
- Budget Travel
you'll have to pay Php20.00 entrance fee for los bamboos....... the view there is breathtaking.... inside you'll have to hike up and down for a breathtaking view of malapascua island....
- Family Travel