Friday, November 28, 2014

Romblon Looc Bay Marine Refuge and Sanctuary

Welcome to the Looc Bay Marine Refuge and Sanctuary.

Romblon Looc Bay Marine Refuge and Sanctuary

The award winning Looc bay marine refuge and sanctuary was established in 1999. The Sanctuary is home to over 100 different marine species including giant clams, octopus, eels, reefs fishes, marine turtles, lobsters and lionfish. Come swim with us and get closer to nature.

Romblon Looc Bay Marine Refuge and Sanctuary

Clams, Clams and More Clams... Looc bay is home to four species of Giant Clams. These clams are mostly found within the Marine Sanctuary and are living within easy swimming distance of the kiosk. A short swim in the Sanctuary will bring you face to face with these beautiful and endangered mollusks. 

Romblon Looc Bay Marine Refuge and Sanctuary

Come see for yourself! The Sanctuary is open to visitors of all ages and backgrounds. The floating kiosk located at the middle of the Sanctuary is a great place for family picnic or an environmental education excersion! However, make sure that when you leave the kiosk you take nothing but memories, pictures ans smile and leave nothing but bubbles in your wake.

Romblon Looc Bay Marine Refuge and Sanctuary

Keep in Mind
  • A 100 Php entry fee is required payable at the Bantay Dagat office.
  • Alcoholic beverages are prohibited.
  • Disposing of trash within the Sanctuary is strictly prohibited.
  • Do not touch any marine organisms living inside of the Sanctuary.
Romblon Looc Bay Marine Refuge and Sanctuary

The friendly Bantay Dagat Baywatch Task Force Volunteers will answer any questions or concern you have. Also visit Eagle Point Batangas Beach Resort and Blue Coral Beach Resort Batangas for more option this summer vacation.


Romblon Looc Bay Marine Refuge and Sanctuary

How to Get There?

From Boracay Island take the pumpboat to Looc daily at 9:30am.
Boat from Batangas City Port to Odiongan, Romblon Port.
Montenegro Shipping Lines, CSGA Shipping Corp. Supper Shuttle RoRo Ferry.
Schedule of Trips: Daily at 3-5pm

2GO Shipping Lines @ 9PM (Tuesday and Friday).


Contact Information

For questions regarding the Sanctuary or tourism in and around the Looc area please contact either:

Mayor Leila Medina Arboleda, MD, MPH
leila.arboleda@yahoo.com

Mrs. Jessie Jomadiao

Comment and Suggestions can be sent to:
Tourist Information Center Looc, Romblon 5507

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