Top Tourist Spots in Zamboanga Sibugay [And How To Get There]

Zamboanga Sibugay is probably one of those provinces that you’ve never heard of. Although this province is slowly developing, it doesn’t mean that it’s not a place for tourism and other explorations. The province is home to Kabug Mangrove where the recent World Migratory Bird Day was celebrated. Planning to explore the Zamboanga Peninsula, here’s the list of the top tourist spots in Zamboanga Sibugay.

Top tourist spots in Zamboanga Sibugay

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Buluan Island

Buluan Island is an award-winning Marine Protected Sanctuary. This island is clean and surrounded by crystal clear water. This is the ultimate place for someone who’s looking for a unique adventure in the south.

Zamboanga Sibugay Provincial Capitol Complex

Located in Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay, you will find the province’s greatest provincial capitol. This is not just a capitol complex but is also known for its distinctive architecture. It looks like a traditional palace when you look at it from afar. If you are passing by Ipil, don’t forget to tour in this destination to know more about its municipality!

Top Tourist Spots in Zamboanga Sibugay: Capitol Complex
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Tagbilat Falls

Tagbilat Falls is considered as the grandest waterfall in Zamboanga Sibugay. Located in Titay, you will be amazed of this falls with two unique cascades. The water from this place is flowing down the river of the same name, unlike other falls that flows just to fill a basin-like area. The water here is as green as the trees surrounding it and the falls itself creates a curtain image. Don’t miss the chance of seeing this stunning falls when you visit the province.

Kabug Mangrove Park & Wetlands

Kabug Magrove Park & Wetlands is one of the top tourist spots in Zamboanga Sibugay where you can watch different kinds of birds as they savor the freshness and beauty of the sky. This place promotes environmental conservatism and at the same time attracts tourists because of its distinctive way to protect the nature. Out of the 53 species of waterbirds reported flying in the area, 37 of them came from different countries.

Rotunda Obelisk

This is not a place but a landmark of Ipil Zamboanga Sibugay. This is a high stone pillar that serves as a market to distinguish Ipil among the other municipalities in the province. This obelisk was built in 2015 to remember the lives lost during the 1995 attack when 200 Abu Sayaff strike Ipil.

How to get to Zamboanga Sibugay

There is no commercial airport in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay. The closest airport is in Zamboanga City. From there, you can take a bus or van to Ipil, the provincial capital of Zamboanga Sibugay. Alternatively, you can also fly to Pagadian City and take a bus from there bound to Zamboanga City.

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