Bagatao Island Sorsogon Philippines Lighthouse or LUZ DE ISLA BAGATAO Magallanes, Sorsogon is a historic lighthouse located on Bagatao Island on the eastern side of the entrance to Sorsogon Bay, in the province of Sorsogon in the Philippines.
The lighthouse not only marks the entrance to the bay, but also assist ships in navigating the bend around Ticao Island of Masbate province as they head to San Bernardino Strait and exit to the Pacific Ocean.
Bagatao Island Sorsogon Philippines is situated at the mouth of Sorsogon Bay, in the Municipality of Magallanes. It has a land area of about 543 hectares, about two kilometers from the Poblacion.
The Bagatao Island Lighthouse has been a guide to seafarers particularly to fishermen, the lighthouse is their guide to go back ashore and find assurance that they will not get lost at sea.
How to Get Bagatao Island Sorsogon Philippines
From Legazpi City, Take a bus bound for sorsogon City and transfer to a jeepney en route to Magallanes. at the port, you can talk to a local fisherman and charter a boat to take you to Bagatao Island Sorsogon.
From Manila take a bus bound to Sorsogon City and then transfer to a jeepney en route to Magallanes.
From Magallanes is only accessible by land travel. One has to travel 48 kilometers for Sorsogon City, and has to pass through towns of Gubat, Casiguran and Juban. The breathtaking view of Mt. Bulusan.