Island hopping information Hilutungan Island,Mactan, Cebu,Philippines best place diving and snorkeling
Hilutungan Island is one of the islands in the Olango Reef which is protected by the government as fish sanctuary. This beautiful island is 20 to 30 minutes away from Mactan Island. This island is perfect for snorkeling and scuba diving due to abundant corals and tropical fishes. Within 3 to 7 meters you can have fun in feeding the fish, these tropical fishes are friendly that you can feed them with bread and swim together with you. During lowtide the opposite side of the island is bare at low between Olango Reef at knee below you can walk between 5 islands along the reef.
Island Name: Hilutungan Island(Marine Sanctuary)
Major Occupation: Fishing
Sea Shore Details: Northern and Western Part White Sand (lagoon) and Eastern part Corals Very Shallow 100meters – 20
Comments: Best Place for Snorkeling and Diving. Government Well Protected Corals and Fishes.
Backside of Island (Eastern Area) Floating Rooms available. At Low Tide too Shallow.