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Why Starfish Island is special ?
Starfish Island is named as such because of the numberless existence of small and big starfishes in the clear blue waters of the island. This Island has one of the whitest beaches in the area and can match other white sand beaches in the Philippines. The island is also known by locals as Tabuan island. Starfish Island is a small island with a few cottages that are available for picnicking island-hoppers. Its main island made up of white sand and is surrounded by greenish waters. A few palm trees grow on the island with a mangrove forest grew on the eastern side of the island. The island lacks commercial conveniences so if you intent to stay you need to bring lunch with you.
What to explore at Starfish Island?
The most popular attraction on this island is fish feeding with bread. One fish kind that dominates the underwater scene is the clownfish. On Starfish Island you can have a meet and greet with Nemo. Watch him playing hide and seek through the reefs while you are swimming or snorkeling. Say “cheese” with his relatives as they swarm around you when you feeding them bread. Just watch out for the budding corals and don’t ever step on them. If you have kids with you on your trip to this island, let them have this rare experience. The beauty and excitement of it would be something they would remember forever.
How to get to Starfish Island?
To get to Honda Bay or Hunda, one will need to take a drive north of the city center to the Sta. Lourdes wharf. From here, visitor will need to register and hire for boats that will bring them to the islands of their choice. Starfish island is 15 minutes boat ride from Pambato Reef.
- An Island full of starfish
- Great Fun For The Whole Family
- Beautiful Island - Refreshing Sea
- Amazing views of the underwater creatures
- Fish - lots of beautiful fish
Starfish Island Puerto Princesa Philippines