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Off the coast of Sta. Cruz are the islets of Polo, Mongpong and Maniwaya.

Mongpong, the farthest from the mainland, is approximately 20 to 25 minutes by boat from Maniwaya. Northeast of this islet lies a kilometer’s stretch of white coral beach almost similar to the one in Elephant Island.

There are no tourist facilities in these islets. Visitors are advised to bring drinking water, sleeping bags and tents for longer stay in the area. Read More:


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Mongpong island is the farthest from the mainland Marinduque,  this is  19 kilometers away from Bayubod port of Santa Cruz,  and about an hour travel time.

The eastern part of the island is a kilometer deserted long white sand beach, where crushed corals are scattered.  The northeast of part of the island is the distinguished diving site of the entire province of Marinduque.

Mongpong island, offers a different type of seashores, from white sands, to rugged, dramatic, corralled and rocky   that gives a different consciousness to all visitors.

The impressive rock formation of Ungab, served as the natural monuments in the island. This rock formation is the most visited part of  barangay island Mongpong.  Read More:





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Mongpong Island is perfect for the more adventurous or those who wish to be away from the rapid-paced life in the city but want a bit of adrenaline pump. 

Mongpong Island is famous for its beautiful overarching bridge rock formation called Ungab which towers about 100 feet above the water.  From Maniwaya, the Ungab rock formation in Mongpong Island is definitely another site worth visiting. Read More:



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Marinduque Island Province, Home of Moriones Festival

Where is Marinduque and How to Get There

Interesting Tourist Spots in Marinduque

Colorful Festivals in Marinduque

Awesome Beaches in Marinduque

Enjoy Your Stay in Marinduque

Marinduque Photo Gallery

Marinduque Video Collections


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