A giant rock sitting on a rock! Magpupungko means from the word ‘pungko’ (to sit) and here goes the name of the place.
One landmark in Magpupungko that wonders everyone. This rock may have been there for million years. This astounding creation by nature located at Magpupungko, Pilar, Siargao as one of the best sights unfolded in Siargao.
Magpupungko is a haven of rocks from mountains to sea floor with hollow spaces on the ground. Once invaded by rising tide, the hollow spaces form into different natural made pools when seawaters subside back to the ocean.
Location: Magpupungko, Pilar, Surigao del Norte, Caraga Region
How to get there: From Butuan City by bus or van to Surigao City, then RORO or Pumpboat for crossing the sea to Dapa Port, then from Dapa Port taking a ride by jeepney or private vehicle to Magpupungko, Pilar
Distance: It will take for estimated 2 to 3 hours from Butuan City to Surigao City using public utility bus or private vehicle, then from Surigao City seaport crossing the sea by RORO for about 3 to 4 hours or pump boat for 2 to 3 hours in reaching Dapa Port. While in Dapa Port hiring a jeepney or private vehicle for at least half to one hour in going to Magpupungko.