Danjugan Island is a lush 43-hectare island and marine sanctuary located off the Southeastern coast of Negros Occidental.
Danjugan is not only a place to visit. It is a marine reserve and wildlife sanctuary, an ecotourism destination aimed towards conservation, environmental education, sustainable livelihood, science and research.
Experience trekking into its limestone and mangrove forests, and appreciate close encounters with wildlife. With about 73 species of birds in such a small island, Danjugan is a haven for birdwatchers and bird photographers. The island is a sanctuary for a nesting pair of white-breasted sea eagles, the rare Tabon scrubfowl, and colorful kingfishers and pigeons, to name a few.
The island is 1.5 kilometers long and 0.5 kilometers at its widest point, has 5 lagoons and is covered with limestone forests providing asylum to many wildlife species that struggle to exist in the mainland.
Danjugan Island is a project of The Philippine Reef and Rainforest Conservation Foundation, Inc.
What once used to be a threatened and over-fished area is now a protected sanctuary with a dazzling array of marine and terrestrial life. Today, the island serves as an outdoor classroom for students, a research area for conservationists, and a haven for tourists eager to experience nature at its purest.