the city of island adventures

City Hall

Pursuant to Republic Act No. 6134, Surigao was converted to a chartered city on August 31, 1970 with Pedro Espina as its first city mayor.

Zaragoza Rock Formations

Unique rock formations approximately 20 feet high stands out against a backdrop of dense coconut trees and nipa palms ( Nypa fruticans) and covers an area of one hectare.

Basul Island

A tiny island at the entrance of Hinituan Channel with fine white sand mixed with assorted shells rims.

Ipil-Mabua Pebble Beach

A contiguous layer gray of pebbles.

Birok Islet Coral Reef

A small shell beach surrounded by vast mangroves and close to a reef.

Silop Cave

Stalagmites and stalactites dominate the chambers, accessible through its twelve entrances. It is approximately 7 kilometers from the city proper.

San Pedro Cantiasay Footbridge

This wooden footbridge is among the country's longest at 391 meters, connecting Sibale and Nonoc Islands.

Performance Pledge

We, the officials and employees of the City Government of Surigao, do hereby pledge our strong commitment to perform our duties and functions with utmost goal to: 
Serve our people with respect and proficiency. Giving all what is due to ensure customer satisfaction;
Unite in our common goal to promote transparent accountable governance, vouch for elimination of red-tape and all forms of corruption in the local government;
Respond to the various needs of each customer, giving attention to each individual with the highest degree of professionalism they expect to receive;
Initiate a model public service that will serve as an example for others to emulate;
Guide the people in their day-to-day transaction(s) and collectively endeavor to achieve a public service that is truly God-centered, customer-oriented and efficiency driven;
Aspire to achieve with greater efficiency and in the shortest possible time, the delivery of every government service rendered;
Oblige ourselves, our employees and all our instrumentalities, to serve our people, with the end in view of achieving our vision for development and fulfilling the mission that we sworn to upheld.
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