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Hundred Islands – Alaminos City, Pangasinan, Philippines

The Hundred Islands National Park is located at Alaminos City, Pangasinan. It is dubbed as “Kapulo-puloan 0r Taytay-Bakes” – one of the highlights of Philippines Eco-tourism. The islands is composed of One Hundred Twenty Four (124) at low tide and One Hundred Twenty Three (123) at high tide and being scattered along Lingayen Gulf and cover an area of 18.44 square kilometers (4,557 acres). They are believed that the Islands is about 2 million years old.

The Three Islands named Governor IslandQuezon Island, and Children’s Island were developed for tourists purposes. The islands are actually ancient corals that extend well inland, in an area previously comprising the seabed of an ancient sea. Lowering sea levels have exposed them to the surface and the peculiar “mushroom”-like shapes of some of the islands have been caused by the eroding action of the ocean waves. You can also enjoy activities at Hundred Islands like fun-fishing, sunbathing, jet-skiing, banana boat ride, and bird watching.

How to get There

Ride a Public Bus transportations like Vict0ry Liner, Five Star and 0ther buses going Dagupan or if you are riding a private car then your go straight to Alaminos City. From Dagupan City to Alaminos it will take about 1.5 t0 2 h0urs trip. From Alaminos bus station, ride a tricycle going to Lucap Wharf for about 10-15 minutes travel time. Look for a travel guide and hire a motorized boat docked near the wharf going to the Hundred Islands. The staffs in the park is very accommodating and friendly, they will provide all the information and things you will need to satisfy your adventure in these Islands.

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