Tagged with " Palawan marine life"
May 1, 2011 - Palawan    No Comments

Exploring the Hidden Wonders of Palawan’s Tubbataha Reef

A usual description of a holiday destination is beauty that’s “overwhelming.” But say what counts most is to treat a mouth watering seafood and Filipino cookery; word of mouth considers that destination, and the next time traveling entails more, this destination in Palawan swells a number of tourists.

At low tide the long reef discloses a sensation. Reflections of the Samal derivative Tubbataha or “long reef” remains grandeur, or to some, sundry. Indeed lasting as a jewel it covers 33,200 hectare area of assorted corals, fishes, and other appearances of aquatic life. In fact, Tubbataha is the largest coral reef and the first natural World Heritage Site in the Philippines.

Tubbataha Reef

Coral reefs—Photo courtesy of scubaschnauzer on Flickr

Seasoned travelers from the country and abroad continue to visit Tubbataha reef, not just because it has been included in the seven wonders of nature in the world, but more so that the destination is a dream for divers, marine scientists, or explorers longing to see more from a natural milieu. A holiday merits hard work and this gem is worth for it.
Read more »