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Bakhawan Ecopark

Kalibo, Aklan, Philippines

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About Bakhawan Ecopark

The Bakhawan Eco-Park is a 220 hectares mangrove forest located in Kalibo, Aklan, Philippines. The mangrove reforestation project started in 1990 when the local government and several non-government organizations transformed the muddy shoreline of Barangay New Buswang into a mangrove reforestation site to prevent flood and storm surges in the community. The park is dubbed as the Philippines' most successful mangrove reforestation project. The word "bakhawan", in the local dialect, means "mangrov


Attractions near Bakhawan Ecopark

Northwest Panay Peninsula Natural Park41.4km from Bakhawan Ecopark

The Northwest Panay Peninsula Natural Park is located on the island of Panay, which was proclaimed a natural park by President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo on 18 April 2002. The site is home to a wide range of flora and fauna of the Western Visayas, And also a wide range of wild animals also. The water for Boracay Island and the hundreds of thousands of tourists that visit there every year are also provided by the Northwest Panay watershed.

Shrine Of The Sacred Heart Of Jesus41.76km from Bakhawan Ecopark

A beautiful church which was located in the heart of the Roxas city which has a giant statue of Jesus as the centre of attraction. This 132 foot height statue is the tallest one in the Philippines. This place is now one of the famous pilgrimage centres in this area.

Maniquin Island Lighthouse76.13km from Bakhawan Ecopark

The oldest lighthouse which was located in the heart of the Antique province. The island, also known as Maningning Island or Hammerhead Island.  The round cylindrical concrete tower with a gallery on top is located near the southeastern point of the island. It was one of the main attractions in this area.

Bulabog Putian National Park82.2km from Bakhawan Ecopark

Bulabog Puti-an National Park is a protected rain forest area known for being a living museum of flora and fauna. Hundreds of local and foreign tourists visit the 847 eco-tourism park to immerse in the area’s natural attractions such as its various forms of wildlife and more than 30 caves. The caves of Bulabog Putian National Park is an important historical, paleontological, archeological site since it was used as a hideout by the revolutionary forces in Iloilo during the Spanish occupational pe

Sankt Joseph Cathedral96.21km from Bakhawan Ecopark

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Romblon is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church in the Philippines. The Diocese of Romblon has 24 parishes manned by 30 priests and 1 religious SVD brother. The diocese is divided into 6 vicariates. It is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Capiz. It covers a land area of 1,355 square kilometers and has a population of 227,621 of which 87 percent are Catholics. Its titular patron is St. Joseph, spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and its secondary p

Santa Barbara Church100.28km from Bakhawan Ecopark

The Church of Sta Barbara, completed in 1878 after almost 30 years of construction, is made of adobe, corals, and red bricks. The architecture is chiefly Romanesque with its prominence of arcading or use of arches supported by pillars, arched windows, and its Latin cross floor plan.  The church also is an excellent example of a Filipino baroque colonial style. Daily a lot of tourists visit this place every day.

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The province features high geographic diversity, ranging from white sandy beaches, mangroves and mountainous landscapes.