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“mysterious island”
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Black Island
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Manila, Philippines
Level 5 Contributor
52 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“mysterious island”
Reviewed 30 January 2013

We stopped over to this island on our way back to Coron from Calauit Island Safari. It's a 2-3 hours boat ride if your coming from Coron town. The Slovenian survivor series shot some if its episodes in this island. First thing i noticed is the island's wide fine white sand beach and black limestone cliffs. Very beautiful and mysterious island under the care of the Tagbanua's (one of the oldest tribe in the Philippines). There's a remain of a shipwreck that lies right off the island's beach. The cave on the island is huge and I saw lots of damage done by treasure hunters. This island could have been very beautiful if the people there had protected it in the past.

Visited February 2012
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Quezon City, Philippines
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“Pristine and Perfect”
Reviewed 8 January 2013

The island tells its own story as you look at the cliffs where the birds build their nest. The hidden lagoon is one secluded spot that you shouldn't miss.

Visited December 2012
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Manila, Philippines
Level 3 Contributor
5 reviews
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“Best place in CORON.”
Reviewed 16 October 2012

It is called black island because as you approach the island, you will know it is the black island. All the other islands in the area are either green or brownish, but this one, IT IS BLACK!... weird... and a little bit scary, you feel like you are in a pirates of the carribean movie... and during our visit, which is last week of April, on the middle of a sunny day, suddenly it turned dark around the island as we approach and it started raining with ligthnings....

It is the best part of our coron tour right after calauit safari. The corals here, I say, is the best among the rest and the cave, indescribable feeling. Truely it is the only place we visited around the world where I feel so lonely on the day we are leaving and going back home.

Visited April 2012
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