Travel

Hundred Islands National Park, Philippines

 

A trip to Hundred Islands National Park and its home, Alaminos City, is a great diversion from the hustle and bustle of the busy, urban life. Breathe in the refreshing views – rice paddies, azure sea – and the rustic and peaceful lifestyle as you make your way to Alaminos City. And upon arrival, savor the city’s unique and dynamic spirit, friendly atmosphere and especially, the beauty and adventure that lies in the hundred wonders that is Hundred Islands.

Public bus lines, namely Victory Liner, Five Star, and Philippine Rabbit have scheduled rides from Manila, Baguio, Dagupan, Subic, Tarlac, and Zambales bound straight to Alaminos City and vice versa.

From To No. of hrs.
Dagupan to Alaminos 1 to 2 hours
Zambales Alaminos 1 1/2 to 2 hours
Bolinao Alaminos 1 to 1 1/2 hours
Tarlac Alaminos 2 1/2 to 3 hours
La Union Alaminos 2 to 2 1/2 hours
Subic Alaminos 4 hours
Baguio Alaminos 2 to 3 hours
Manila Alaminos 5 to 6 hours
Bataan Alaminos 6 to 8 hours

From the terminal, either by private vehicle or tricycle, the Lucap Wharf is only a 10 to 15-minute ride away. You can find boats bound for the islands docked near the Wharf, with the Hundred Islands National Park Center staff eager to assist you with information and other things you’ll need for your island adventure. The nearest islands from the Lucap Wharf are Sulpot Island, Monkey Island, Abad Santos Island and Hernandez Island, which are all 15 to 20 minutes away. The major islands, Children’s, Governor’s and Quezon can be reached after a 25 to 45-minute boat ride.

 Source: http://www.hundredislands.ph/guide.asp

Images (Courtesy of Google)

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