Presentation on theme: "Experience the Ultimate Adventure!. What is Donsol? Until the 'discovery' of whale sharks off the coast here in 1998, Donsol, was an obscure, sleepy fishing."— Presentation transcript:
Experience the Ultimate Adventure!
What is Donsol? Until the 'discovery' of whale sharks off the coast here in 1998, Donsol, was an obscure, sleepy fishing village in one of Sorsogon's more remote areas. In 1998 a local diver shot a video of the whale sharks and a newspaper carried a story about Donsol's gentle butanding. Since then Donsol has become one of the Philippines' most popular tourist locations.
Explore Donsol! Located in the province of Sorsogon, a place of pristine beaches, stunning waterfalls and unexplored caves. The sleepy fishing village of Donsol is the place in the Philippines to see whale sharks. Tourists can also take a boat cruise along the Donsol River through mangrove and palm trees, and watch the night light up with millions of sparkling fireflies.
Meet the Whale Sharks! Donsol is one of the few places in the world that can offer an almost assured whale shark sighting during the season. With simple snorkelling equipment, you will be awestricken by the grandeur of these animals. If you doubt your swimming skills, do not fret – just slip on a life vest or request for a personal guide before you head out to sea.
Trivia About Whale Sharks The whale shark is the largest living fish today. Maximum size is thought to be 20m. A whale shark can filter 1.5 million liters (400,000 gallons) of water an hour when feeding. A whale shark has about 4000 teeth.
Go Scuba Diving! Scuba diving is also becoming more popular in Donsol. The site allows us to see manta rays and the occasional whales shark in the Philippines. And Many More!
Relax at Giddy’s Hotel! Giddy’s Place is a hotel built from our ancestral home. It is located in the small quaint fishing town of Donsol, Philippines. Access and transportation are convenient to: whale shark interaction ("butanding" in Tagalog), night firefly tour, manta ray scuba diving, And many others! A word from our sponsors…..
Where is Donsol Located? Donsol is located at the southernmost tip of Luzon, Philippines in the province of Sorsogon, Bicol Region.
How can I reach Donsol? By Plane: (From Manila) The closest airport is Legaspi Airport. Legaspi and Donsol can also be accessed by land from Manila. The travel distance from Manila to Legaspi is about 500KM The travel time will take about 10 hours. By Bus: Bus Transports to Donsol, Sorsogon are available by PhilTrano from EDSA, Pasay.
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