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Ungab Rock Formation | Visit Mimaropa

Ungab Rock Formation

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

Mongpong island, offers a different type of seashores, from white sands, to rugged, dramatic, corralled and rocky   that gives a different consciousness to all tourists either local, domestic,or foreign.

Ungab rock formation is located in Sitio Ungab, eastern side of barangay island, Mongpong, in Sta. Cruz, Marinduque.  The rock formation is often called as “Balogbog Baboy”  by the locals of Marinduque.

The Ungab rock formation looks like a  natural arch with about 100 feet above sea water and a natural bridge.

Worth to mentioned the unusual beauty plus the crystal clear water added to the place that made it look more stunning. At the back of the rock formation is a cave, that added attraction and adventure in the site and to the visitors.

How To Reach Mongpong Island

Mongpong is the farthest of the three islands, about 19 km from mainland Sta. Cruz. From Buyabod port, it takes about 45 minutes to an hour by boat to reach Sitio Bayanan, where the village hall is located, and another 15 minutes to go around the island to Sitio Ungab’s rock formation.

A passenger motorboat from Mongpong leaves the island daily at 6:30 a.m. and returns from Buyabod port at 10:30 a.m. A one-way trip costs P100 per head.
courtesy of :

albertthebackpacker.com and lifestyle.inquirer.net

photo courtesy of: turistatrails.com