News & Features

Sharks Thrive in Tubbataha – LAMAVE

“Within the Philippines, reef shark populations are depleted with no sharks reported apart from in Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park and Apo Reef Natural Park. This is alarming for coastal areas but a silver lining is that it does put a spotlight on the excellence of TRNP...

Coral Bleaching in Tubbataha

When corals are stressed by changes in conditions such as temperature, light, or nutrients, they expel the symbiotic algae living in their tissues, causing them to turn completely white or bleached. During the annual fish and coral monitoring in Tubbataha on May 26 to...

Park Closure Extended until 30 April 2020

We are sad to announce that the Tubbataha Reefs will be closed to tourists until 30 April 2020 to prevent the spread of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). This is pursuant to Republic Act No. 11469 or the “Bayanihan to Heal as One Act,” Proclamations Nos. 929 and 922...

Park Closure due to COVID-19

The Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park will be closed to tourists from 15 March to 14 April 2020 due to the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. However, tourism activities will resume only upon further notice. Stay safe, everyone!

TMO Holds Annual Dive Operators’ Consultation

Scuba diving operators, dive professionals, and representatives of relevant government agencies met in Puerto Princesa to discuss how to improve the management of Tubbataha. The Tubbataha Management Office (TMO) held the annual Dive Operators’ Consultation on 21...

Be our 2020 Tubbataha Youth Ambassador

Download the application form here and email it to tmo@tubbatahareefs.org with subject line: TYA Application. Deadline for submission is on the 15th of March,...