Bojo River Cruise

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Bojo River Cruise

This municipality is a world-renowned tourist destination, being one of the 2016 Top Sustainable Destinations in the World. As you drift down the Bojo River, immerse yourself in the natural wonders while local guides tell you about the unique mangroves that surround the waterway. You can view the beauty of the undersea world with the glass-bottom boat before arriving at Hermit’s Cove, where you can taste the local delicacies while enjoying the scenic beach view.

Aloguinsan Guides

The guides of Aloguinsan belong to the community-based organizations that manage the town’s ecotourism assets. The Bojo Aloguinsan Ecotourism Association (BAETAS), for instance, manages the Bojo River Cruise. The Kantabogon Ecotourism Association (KEA) manages Hermit’s Cove. And the Aloguinsan Reef Ranger Association (ARRA) takes care of the town’s reefs.

Jerry Bansiloy

Jerry Bansiloy

Local Interpreter

A fish warden of the Kantabogon Marine Sanctuary, Bansiloy is at present the auditor of the Bojo Aloguinsan Ecotourism Association (BAETAS). Back in 2009, Bansiloy joined trainings that taught him how to identify corals, fauna, and different kinds of birds. He is one of the best guides of the Bojo River Cruise.

Irec Longakit

Irec Longakit

Farm Technician

Longakit is a graduate of Agriculture who started working in 2009. He would share his knowledge of organic farming to people willing to learn and adapt the technology. At present, Longakit is the tour guide of The Farmhouse in Aloguinsan.

Maria Teresa Alvarado

Maria Teresa Alvarado

Local Interpreter

Alvarado is the president of Kantabogon Ecotourism Association (KEA) for three years now. She became president and a qualified tour guide after many trainings and seminars. She would help develop an ecotourism site called Hermit’s Cove, which would gain income for its people’s organization.

Rosana Suelto

Rosana Suelto

Local Interpreter

Suelto started her journey in ecotourism in 2012 when she joined a training in Hermit’s Cove managed by KEA; the training would equip her to become a community tour guide. In 2013, she joined the Reef Ranger Training. Suelto is currently the secretary of Aloguinsan Reef Ranger Association (ARRA).

Basic Outdoor Essentials

Water Bottle

Water Bottle

Drink plenty of fluids to stay hydrated, and to avoid heat stroke and heat exhaustion. Lack of water is harmful to your body. Drink at least 8 glasses or more every day. Invest on reusable and BPA safe water bottles.

Sunglasses

Sunglasses

During the summer, we are always exposed to bright light from the sun rays, Non-polarized sunglasses have 100% UV protective coating that can properly protect your eyes.

Non-Toxic, Reef Friendly Sunscreen

Non-Toxic, Reef Friendly Sunscreen

Use a non-toxic, reef-friendly sunscreen lotion, of at least SPF 30, in order to protect your skin from harmful UV rays and to protect the environment from further exposure to harmful pollutants. Mandatory reapply when staying out in the sun for a long period of time.

Insect Repellant

Insect Repellant

Make yourself unattractive to insects. Enjoy the outdoors by guarding your skin against them by wearing insect repellant lotions and/or badges.

First Aid Kit

First Aid Kit

Dust off your old first aid kit and update it with things you need. Include small doses of over-the-counter medications, such as pain relievers, and medications for allergy, asthma, and motion sickness. Keep the kit away from direct sunlight.

Loose - Fitting Garments

Loose - Fitting Garments

Wearing loose-fitting, lightweight, light-colored clothing could help you keep cool in the heat. Avoid dark colors as they absorb the sun's rays.

Contact Us

Aloguinsan Tourism Office

Telephone #: (032) 469-9042

Email: aloguisantourism@gmail.com

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