Travel Blogs from Oslob, Philippines

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Tauchen mit Walhaien !!!, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Tauchen mit Walhaien !!!

A travel blog entry by marlene1

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Whale Hello There!, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Whale Hello There!

A travel blog entry by peteandal

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... belly.  Their skin is marked with pale yellow spots and stripes which are unique to each individual. In the Philippines, it is called butanding and balilan. The whale shark is featured on the reverse of the ...

Snorkeling With Whale Sharks Oslob, Phillipines, Oslob Point, Philippines travel blog

Snorkeling With Whale Sharks Oslob, Phillipines

A travel blog entry by timelaine

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... its tail. We got some great underwater photos. It was really amazing to swim alongside these huge animals. We stayed two nights in Oslob in a guest house owned by an American married to a Phillipine woman. He was in his 70s and full of stories about ...

Day 11 - mini break, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Day 11 - mini break

A travel blog entry by katandhannah

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Today we headed down south of Cebu for a weekend away (we realised it was a Saturday!) with the clear blue sea and white sands of Oslob. Luckily we were able to leave our main bags in a secure room at the hostel we would be heading back to in a few days, ...

Day 13 - Disney night, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Day 13 - Disney night

A travel blog entry by katandhannah

... to sleep past 7.30 nowadays, hopefully this will continue for uni! The day was fairly uneventful, with a coastal 3 hour bus journey from Oslob to Cebu city taking up the majority of the day. When we arrived back in our hostel we settled for an early ...

Whale Shark Watching in Oslob, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Whale Shark Watching in Oslob

A travel blog entry by kevandhazel

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... companions flew back to Iloilo in the early morning and we had to the extend our visa before we could move on. Unfortunately the Philippines only allow you to stay for 21 days with the initial visa on arrival – which is way too short to ...

Whale Sharks!!!!, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Whale Sharks!!!!

A travel blog entry by atimetowander

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We flew into Cebu, then took a 45 minute taxi to the South Bus Station, then a 3 hour bus ride down to Oslob to see whale sharks.  Woke up the next morning and waited 2 hours to see the whale sharks.      They feed the whale ...

The deadly sea snake, tarantula & Tiffany rock, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

The deadly sea snake, tarantula & Tiffany rock

A travel blog entry by kandjgonomad

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You know it's going to be a unique day when you come into contact with both a deadly sea snake and a spider the size of a small saucepan! Life on paradise island was just that - paradise. White sand, crystal clear blue water and nobody about unless ...

Oslob, Cebu - Swimming with the Whale sharks, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Oslob, Cebu - Swimming with the Whale sharks

A travel blog entry by kent_steph2016

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... a short flight over to Cebu. We then took a 4 hour bus ride, which was only 130 km away,down to the town of Oslob (there were no highways, just little connecting towns along the coast). We chose this part of the country to swim with the whale ...

Day 12 - close encounter with the gentle giants, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Day 12 - close encounter with the gentle giants

A travel blog entry by katandhannah

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With a nice 6am start we headed out (all of 5 feet) to the sea to grab a boat for our whale watching experience. After the detailed orientation (consisting of 2 mins, from which the basic rule is "touch a shark, go to jail") we finally headed deep into ...

The most perfect birthday surprise ever, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

The most perfect birthday surprise ever

A travel blog entry by kandjgonomad

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So we are staying on the super exclusive and private Sumilon Island. A truly wonderful surprise from James....i have no idea how long we will be here but it is so beautiful that I want to cry! It really is heavenly plus I have been told I have 2 one hour ...

Whale sharks again.... yeahhhh ;-))), Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Whale sharks again.... yeahhhh ;-)))

A travel blog entry by claudiaroger

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... to see these gorgeous animals sooo close - really unforgettable moments for us ;-))).  We have been almost eight weeks in the Philippines and when we are looking back we are happy to say that the time here was very pleasant and we appreciated every ...

Philippines - Oslob, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Philippines - Oslob

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo

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... , El Nido or Boracay, but this is probably for the first time you have been introduced the place called Oslob. When still planning our trip to Philippines we found out that there were two spots in Philippines where one can swim with whale sharks: Donsol ...

Whale Shark watching and snorkeling, Oslob, Philippinen travel blog

Whale Shark watching and snorkeling

A travel blog entry by yvonne87

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Mittwoch Morgen gingen wir weiter nach Oslob. Vom Zentrum in Moalboal kommt man mit einmal Umsteigen gut mit dem Bus nach Oslob. Der Bus brauchte ewigs bis er kam, somit hatten die Trycicel Fahrer meine Mam inzwischen überzeugen können ein ...

Philippines Trip - Day 8 (Moalboal - Oslob), Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Philippines Trip - Day 8 (Moalboal - Oslob)

A travel blog entry by simonhaven

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... la vue...), gâchant un peu notre plaisir. Après un trajet en bus de quelques heures, nous arrivons finalement à notre auberge à Oslob, réellement reculée du centre, mais au pied de notre activité prévue pour le lendemain matin: nager avec des ...

Swimming With Giants, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Swimming With Giants

A travel blog entry by louloubelle

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It was a very long drive to Oslob. We were stuck in Cebu traffic for a long time!! We finally made it to the resort though and the kids had some time to go swimming before bed. The next morning we got up early and headed to the staging area for whale ...

Water falls, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Water falls

A travel blog entry by gentravels

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... gained worldwide popularity in the tourism industry. The majestic water falls "tumalog falls" tucked deep within the mountains of oslob is a breath taking cascade of crytal water pouring in basin of cool water surrounded by montage of greens. Its like ...

Swimming with Whale Sharks, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Swimming with Whale Sharks

A travel blog entry by sophieackland

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We next stopped at a town call Oslob. There wasn't anything there apart from swimming with Whale Sharks!! Yes, I’m getting to swim with them in the sea and cannot wait.  I had wanted to do this when I travelled the West Coast of Australia but ...

Philippines - Whale Sharks, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Philippines - Whale Sharks

A travel blog entry by thailand_dream

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... here in Oslob has come under scrutiny in the past. Previously, Donsol was the premier Whale Shark watching location in the Philippines. Over the years, sightings have gotten fewer and fewer, to the point where the cost versus the chance of seeing one, ...

What a day, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

What a day

A travel blog entry by fiona.stobbart

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We wake around 5 in the morning and the karaoke bar was still pumping hard. All congregated we head over for the debriefing explaining how we need to keep a 4 m distance away from them. We board our boat and it's compulsory to wear our life jacket out ...

Fødselsdag, hvalhajer og tømmermænd., Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Fødselsdag, hvalhajer og tømmermænd.

A travel blog entry by bonnie-n-clyde

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... Ved et tiden tog 15 af os til busstationen i højt humør og prøvede at finde en bus der kørte syd på til Oslob der er kendt for sine hvalhajer. Det lykkedes men den kørte først kl 3. Det var en lang og munter tur, nogle sov, ...

Jul 25, 2015, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Jul 25, 2015

A travel blog entry by yu1302

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Divine diving & snorkelling  with whale sharks, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Divine diving & snorkelling with whale sharks

A travel blog entry by lyncraven

... Bohol!  The reason I’m going back is because Balicasag Island is one of the premier diving spots in the Philippines!  Declared a marine sanctuary, the island is ringed by a pristine reef that really drops down to incredibly deep cliffs, ...

Philippines with Chell - Oslob, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Philippines with Chell - Oslob

A travel blog entry by hsdodril

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... of the island which Cebu city is part of. The drive was picturesque, with the highway in parallel to the Cebu Strait. We reach Oslob and in particular, Tan-awan, after the lengthy early morning drive, and pay 3700 pesos as fees for all of us... why.... ...

A swimming experience with the

A swimming experience with the " Gentle Giants"

A travel blog entry by lime24

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Cebu was very known " The Queen City of the South". One of the most historical places here in the Philippines. 1521 when Magellan first step his foot on the beautiful island of Mactan. Where the Mactan Airport resides now. Aside from being popular to many ...

So what do we do today?, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

So what do we do today?

A travel blog entry by deano-webby

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... a little. You can only swim with the sharks in the morning so that options was off the table. So what else is there to do in Oslob? Nothing. We walked around at the 'town' which was a 200 metre strip of a few hotels and scuba places and that was it. ...

Kawasan to Oslob, Philipinnes, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Kawasan to Oslob, Philipinnes

A travel blog entry by shayles

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... things beautiful as best they can.  I've been seeing a lot of rabies warning signs along the roadside since arriving in the Philippines. Gulp. I am steering well clear of dogs. But they do appear in far better condition than the dogs in Myanmar and ...

Whale of a time watching the whale sharks !!!, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Whale of a time watching the whale sharks !!!

A travel blog entry by 7tck7334

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Swimming with whale sharks, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Swimming with whale sharks

A travel blog entry by jcatunao

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... air, taxi, tricycle (tuk tuk), speed boats, and long boats to see 12 beautiful islands out of 7107 islands of Philippines was truly a roller coaster adventure that my children, niece, and nephew will always remember. Traveling to Philippines to swim with ...

Oslob bound , so where the hell is Oslob?, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Oslob bound , so where the hell is Oslob?

A travel blog entry by roger_ramjet

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... sleepy village of Oslob, just short of the Tanawan site. The whole province, including Tanawan, is referred to generally as Oslob, so I understood their incredulity. “Yes, we want to stop in Oslob.” we assure the conductor, and he eventually ...

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