CITY GOVERNMENT OF SURIGAO

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.

Welcome Message

Welcome to Surigao, the City of Island Adventures!
 
This haven of leisure and adventure takes pride in our 17 panoramic islands blessed with long stretches of white sand beaches, enchanting caves, amazing rock formation, vast mangrove forest and marine life.
 
Experience the warmth and hospitality of the Surigaonon people as you embark on an island hopping adventure - from the picturesque Basul Island, the game fishing Island of Danawan, cruise through the floating village of Day-asan, paddle along the emerald waterways amidst the lush mangrove forest of Manjagao and dip in the crystal blue waters of Pagkawasan Beach. Explore the underwater wonders of Punta Bilar, Nonoc Island and other dive sites dotting the Surigao Strait.
 
Numerous inland escapes will surely tickle your fancy. The captivating caves of Silop and Buenavista await the daring spirit, while our rolling hills are ideal for camping, trekking, biking and other close-to-nature activities. You can also go skimboarding in the powdery sands of Sabang Beach, or admire the alluring sunset of Mabua and Ipil pebble beaches.
 
You can also take a glimpse of the rich surigaonon culture at our museums and historic spots.
 
Given all these attributes, Surigao is truly a melting pot of diverse attractions and endless discoveries. Come and experience the charm of the City of Island Adventures.
 
ERNESTO T. MATUGAS
City Mayor
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