Danjugan Island

Danjugan Island is a 43-hectare (110-acre) island under the jurisdiction of Cauayan, Negros Occidental, Philippines.[1] The island is under the care of The Philippine Reef and Rainforest Conservation Foundation, Inc. (PRRCFI) which aims to promote awareness on biodiversity protection by means of ecotourism.

Danjugan Island
Danjugan Island
Location within the Philippines
Geography
Coordinates9°52′17″N 122°22′39″E
Adjacent bodies of water
Administration
RegionNegros Island Region
ProvinceNegros Occidental
MunicipalityCauayan
Additional information
Time zone
Official websitehttp://www.danjuganisland.ph/

Eco-Tourism

Danjugan is a rising ecotourism destination.[2] With the efforts of PRRCFI, the island has become a sustainable tourism model wherein locals are involve in its preservation and conservation while keeping a welcoming reception for tourists.

The island is a known nesting ground of Philippine megapod or scrubfowl, sea turtles, and fruit bats.[2]

References

  1. "Danjugan Island Philippines". www.danjuganisland.ph. Retrieved 2017-04-20.
  2. "Danjugan Island Travel Guide: More Than a Wildlife Sanctuary | Freedom Wall". Freedom Wall. 2016-09-25. Retrieved 2017-04-20.
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