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Type
Tourist Attraction
Location
Cambuhat Oyster Farm, Buenavista, Bohol, Philippines
Distance From City Center
1.9 km
Family Friendly
No
Average rating
4.4
Number of reviews
8

Cambuhat Oyster Farm

The Cambuhat Oyster farm is situated in the municipality of Buenavista, Bohol. It is part of an eco-friendly tourism enterprise by the Cambuhat Enterprise Development & Fisheries Association (CEDFA). Tourists get to see how Oysters are planted and harvested and also learn about Mangroves’preservation in this tour.

Due to its geographic location, Buenavista locals engage in farming and fishing as their primary livelihood source. With its brackish water, locals were able to develop oyster farms along the Cambuhat river. The people are also into weaving, basket making, and broom making. The local government has produced some of its natural attractions and has been gaining from tourism as well.

 

How to get there

Cambuhat is a small village located in Buenavista, a 4th class municipality in the province of Bohol. It is 82 kilometers away from Tagbilaran city, 

You can get to Cambuhat by boat or bus from the city of Tagbilaran. You may even rent a private car or join a tour that will take you to nearby attractions in Cambuhat.

Boat transfers are also available down the Daet to Cambuhat Village, where the Oyster Farm is located.

 

Tickets and entry:

Joining a Cambuhat River Village & Oyster Farm tour is worth its price. The entrance fee is 300 pesos per person. However, it depends on the tour package as additional activities like boat paddling and loom weaving might cause an additional cost.

 

The best month to visit.

Cambuhat Village is available for tourists all-year-round. However, it is encouraged to visit during the to board a small boat. They will paddle down the river to see the oyster farm, witness a demo of planting and harvesting oysters and even taste fresh oysters.

Their tour guide will also take them through the mangroves and nipa palms, where the guests will learn more about the river’s preservation and management of the river.

Frequently asked questions

Why is the town of Cambuhat so well-known to tourists around the world?

The town is rich in natural wonders such as hills, slopes, and mangrove forests. The name “Buenavista,” where Cambuhat is located, came from the Spanish words “Buena,” which means “good,” and “vista,” which means “view.” It was said that when the Spaniards arrived, they were impressed with the view; hence, Buenavista means “good view.”

What are some of the nearby attractions in Cambuhat Oyster Farm?

Buenavista is rich in natural wonders. Tourists may also try island hopping and visit Pandao Island, Cabul-an Island, Tumoytumoy Beach Resort, Sente Nenay Beach Resort, and more.