The Bakhawan Eco Park is located in Bachaw Sur, Kalibo in Aklan Province. The term ‘bakhawan’ means mangrove, and the Bakhawan Park is hoem to literally thousands of mangrove trees. The mangroves provide shelter and make it a hospitable shelter for various marine life. The 170 hectare preserve was built in the 1990’s to address the frequent flooding in the town and aims to protect and maintain the rich ecosystem of the community of Kalibo. An 800-meter boardwalk takes visitors deep into the mangrove park. There is a small colorful boat tied at the end of the footbridge, as if waiting for travelers who want to further explore nature’s beauty. Be sure to reach the end of the path of the lush forest mangrove to get the fascinating view of the sea. The serenity that this place brings is more than enough to stay in this town. The Bakhawan ecopark can be reached in Continue reading
The Culajao Mangrove Eco Park is located in Culajao, Roxas City in Capiz Province. This sanctuary has the distinction of being the only community protected and the only mangrove reserve within the city. This place stretches over 4.69 hectares and is home to diversity of marine life. Marvel at the wonder of marine biodiversity in several nipa huts interconnected by more than 100 meters long pedestrian suspension bridge or join an educational tour by riding in a bamboo raft or banca to take a closer look at 19 species of mangroves that serve as habitat for a wide variety of fishes, crustaceans, mollusks, and shells while listening to a live composo about mangroves and Barangay Culajao. Look out also for exotic birds and insects. This reserve is under the purview of Roxas City Government in partnership with PEW Fellows in Marine Conservation and Continue reading
Tanjay City Board walk is located in Mainit Beach, San Isidro . The boardwalk project is initiated by the late Gov. Emilio Macias II. It includes view decks at both ends and will be used soon as a jump off point for dolphin watching in the village.
Explore the Postan Mangrove Forest during the day through boat rowing and kayaking, be able to identify the century-old mangrove species, observe the habitat of crabs, shrimps, other riparian species of flora and fauna as well as migratory birds. You can also enjoy Firefly Watching along the Abatan River at night and be amazed with these winged beetles. Continue reading