Tag: Oriental Mindoro Province

  • Mounts Iglit–Baco National Park  on Mindoro Island

    Mounts Iglit–Baco National Park on Mindoro Island

    The Mounts Iglit-Baco National Park (MIBNP) is a protected area on Mindoro Island, Philippines. Established in 1970, it’s a haven for wildlife and a showcase of the country’s natural beauty. MIBNP covers a vast 1,067 square kilometers of rugged terrain. It’s dominated by slopes, river gorges, and plateaus, with Mount Baco reaching 2,488 meters (8,163…

  • Mindoro Island in Luzon

    Mindoro Island in Luzon

    Located in the heart of the Philippines lies the stunning Mindoro Island, a destination that attracts travelers with its pristine beauty. It is the seventh-largest island in the Philippines, stretching across approximately 10,572 square kilometers. Mindoro Island is renowned for its lush mountains, verdant valleys, and pristine beaches. The island is home to a diverse…

  • Aninuan Beach in Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro

    Aninuan Beach in Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro

    Aninuan Beach in Puerto Galera is a serene escape for travelers seeking peace and natural beauty. Unlike busy beaches nearby, Aninuan offers a quiet atmosphere perfect for relaxation by the sea. Here, visitors can enjoy the soothing sounds of waves and rustling leaves, surrounded by stunning views of the ocean and distant islands. While the…

  • San Rafael Cave in Roxas, Oriental Mindoro

    San Rafael Cave in Roxas, Oriental Mindoro

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    San Rafael Cave is the largest cave in Oriental Mindoro, offering a thrilling adventure for spelunkers and nature enthusiasts. Located in the municipality of Roxas, this renowned cave boasts at least seven easily accessible chambers, making it an ideal destination for exploration and appreciation of its unique formations and diverse wildlife. As spelunkers venture through…

  • Puerto Galera Reefs – hosting a staggering variety of marine life

    Puerto Galera Reefs – hosting a staggering variety of marine life

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    Puerto Galera, located in Oriental Mindoro, Philippines, is renowned for its rich marine biodiversity and coral reefs. The coral reefs in Puerto Galera are part of the Verde Island Passage, which is considered one of the most biodiverse marine areas in the world. Puerto Galera is strategically positioned within the Verde Island Passage, a narrow…

  • The Tamaraw – a symbol of resilience and conservation efforts

    The Tamaraw – a symbol of resilience and conservation efforts

    The Mindoro Dwarf Buffalo, commonly known as the Tamaraw (Bubalus mindorensis), is a unique and endangered species found exclusively in the Philippines. With its distinctive appearance and remarkable resilience, the Tamaraw has become a symbol of both the challenges faced by endangered wildlife and the ongoing conservation efforts dedicated to their protection. The Tamaraw is…