Olango Island is a small island which happens to be only 5kms away from Mactan Island. The main tourist attraction is the Olango Wildlife Sanctuary or also known as the Olango Bird Sanctuary because it is a 920-hectare sanctuary which is used by birds that migrate as a refueling station to and from Australia, China, Japan, and Siberia. The best of the Northerly migration can be seen on February to April and the best of the southerly migration can be seen on September until November . There are 97 species of birds that can be found in the Olango Bird Sanctuary. Among the frequent birds that visit are Chinese Egrets, Eastern curlews, plovers, sanpipers,Black-tailed Godwit, Red Knot and Asiatic Dowitchers.
In Olango island, your adventure wouldn’t really be complete without getting to go to Olango island resorts. Their Olango island resorts offer peace and quiet and an amazing view of the ocean. There are also Olango Island resorts that happen to be dive resorts such as Talima Seaside Resort. In fact, they are known for their Scuba Diving activities and snorkelling at certain dive spots. Talima is the biggest sanctuary in Olango, 14 hectares and is home to parrot fishes, groupers, mandarin and aquarium fishes. Talima Seaside Resort, is a well-known dive resort and it operates with partner `polaris-dive` the diving center already has 15 years of experience in the Visayan seas.
Another paradise getaway is located at the northern part or the tip of of Mactan Island. It is where you can find the the little undisturbed paradise of Punta Engaño – a small fishing community far from the hustle and bustle of the city and tourist destinations. Punta Engaño is rocky and unpolished. The coast is mostly made up of steep rock formations. But this doesn’t leave Punta Engaño unwanted. This is why people consider it to be somehow different. Punta Engaño is a humble, quiet, and natural place.