Bangrin Mangrove Farm (Marine Protected Area)


Bangrin Mangrove Farm is one of the famous eco-tourism destinations in Bani. The Bangrin Marine Protected Area is one of the 13 bird watching sites in the Philippines identified by the Department of Tourism. Bangrin Marine Protected (Bangrin MPA) is comprised of 42.25 hectare mangrove forest. It is home to 53 species of migratory and indigenous birds, according to the Local Economic Development arm of the Department of Interior and Local Government. According to the most recent assessment of the Bani’s Agricultural Office, there are now 150+ bird species in Bangrin!

A 450 meters boardwalk was constructed across the area for visitors and nature-lovers. Activities such as bird watching, boat paddling, board walking, forest adventure, fishing are offered in the area. Bird watching activities can be done before sunrise as well as before sundown. The best time to visit Bangrin Marine Protected Area (MPA) on December to February.

Contact Details:

For more information about Bangrin Mangrove Farm (Bangrin MPA) please contact Bani Tourism Office.
Location: Barangays Aporao and San Miguel, Bani, Pangasinan
Phone: (075) 632-8562
Mobile: 0928-244-5119
Facebook: Bani Tourism Office

Location Map:

Bangrin Mangrove Farm (Marine Protected Area) Rates:

Environmental fee – Php. 30 / pax
Boat Tour – Php. 1,500 / 10 pax

Activities in Bangrin Marine Protected Area (Bangrin MPA)
  • Bird watching
  • Boat paddling
  • Board walking
  • Forest adventure
  • Fishing

How to get to Bangrin Mangrove Farm (Marine Protected Area)

How to get to Bangrin Mangrove Farm (Marine Protected Area) By your own Car

Guide: If you are using a car just use Waze or Google Map and pin Bangrin Mangrove Farm (Marine Protected Area).

  • Take NLEx/E1/R-8 and N Luzon W Expy to M.H. Del Pilar St
  • Paniqui – Camiling Roadd in Paniqui 2 h 2 min (148 km)
  • Turn left onto M.H. Del Pilar St
  • Paniqui – Camiling Road
  • Continue to follow Paniqui – Camiling Road 29 min (19.7 km)
  • Follow Romulo Highway
  • Tarlac – Pangasinan Road
  • Olongapo – Bugallon Rd to Alaminos 1 h 37 min (77.8 km)
  • Take Alaminos – Bani Road
  • Bani Road Regional Highway 5
  • Head west on Burgos St toward Regional Highway 5
  • Turn right at the 1st cross street onto Regional Highway 5
  • Turn right onto Tugui-Aporao Twp Road to Pataga Fishport
  • From Pataga Fish Port hire a motorboat going to the Bangrin Marine Protected Area (Bangrin MPA).
How to get to Bangrin Mangrove Farm (Marine Protected Area) Via Bus

How to get to Bangrin Mangrove Farm (Marine Protected Area) from Manila Via Bolinao or Alaminos City Pangasinan

  • From manila Bus Station (Cubao or Pasay) ride a bus to Bolinao Pangasinan.
  • Travel time roughly 6 hours.You may take Victory Liner Bus or Five Star Bus.
  • Tell the driver to drop you off at town proper of Bani Municipal Town Hall. (From Manila riding a bus going to Bolinao and drop you off at Bani Municipal Town Hall is more convenient for commuters but just in case there’s no available bus direct trips to Bolinao, you can get a bus going to Alaminos City Pangasinan and ride a minibus or van in front of CSI Mall Alaminos Branch and tell the driver to drop you off at Bani Municipal Town Hall.
  • From Bani Town proper, hire a tricycle going to Pataga Fish Port.
  • From Pataga Fish Port hire a motorboat going to the Bangrin Marine Protected Area (Bangrin MPA).

Victory Liner Bus Contact Details:
Address: 683 EDSA, Cubao, Quezon City 915054
Phone Number: (02)727-4688 / (02)410-8956 / (02)727-4534

Five Star BUS Contact Details:
Address: 2240 Aurora Blvd, Malibay, Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines
Phone Numbers:
Pasay : 853-4772 / 851-6614 / 851-6659
Cubao : 911-7359 / 421-4716 / 421-4717 / 2927.712.4349 / 0943.706.5083

Bangrin Marine Protected Area Photo:



Photo Courtesy: Bani Tourism Office

Friendly Reminders to Tourist and Travelers From AsensoPangasinan.Com
  • Be Responsible.
  • Don’t leave your trash everywhere.
  • DO NOT TOUCH the marine life.
  • DO NOT STEP on the corals.
  • DO not take seashells from the beach.
  • Be Courteous to the locals.
  • DO Respect other people’s privacy.
  • Don’t forget to have fun.

LEAVE NOTHING BUT FOOTPRINTS. TAKE NOTHING BUT PICTURES. KILL NOTHING BUT TIME.

Responsible Tourism Campaign of Bani Tourism Office

Ang lokal na pamahalaan ng Bani, Pangasinan ay nagpapatupad ng Responsableng Turismo upang mapangalagaan ang ating kalikasan at ang kapaligiran, mahigpit na ipinagbabawal ang mga sumusunod:

1. Pagbasag ng BOTE
2. Pagkalat ng anumang uri ng BASURA gaya ng plastic, lata, bote, upos ng sigarilyo, styro cups/plates.
3. Hindi Pagtapon ng Basura sa BASURAHAN.
4. Pag-uwi ng BUHANGIN, CORALS at HALAMANG GUBAT.
5. Pagdala ng PAGKAIN SA PALIGUAN
6. Pagsusunog at paggawa ng BONFIRE.
7. Pagsulat o PAG-VANDAL sa pader, puno at mga bato.
8. Maligo ng LASING.

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