Hundred Islands is located in the town of Alaminos, Pangasinan . The islands actual number is 124 during low tide and 123 at high tide. The islands are located at the Lingayen Gulf and cover an area of 18.44 square kilometers.
The Hundred Islands are about 200 years old and only three of these islands are developed for receiving tourists. These islands are the Quezon Island, the Governor Island and the Children’s Island. The Hundred Islands are described as corals that reach inland. It is an area formerly known as the seabed of ancient body of water. Some of the islands are mushroom shapes due to the eroding movement of the ocean waves. Wildlife that can be seen in the Hundred Islands are the dugong, crab eating macaque, the monitor lizard, green sea turtle, a species of red turtle, gecko, common palm civet and many others. The white sand beaches of Bolinao, Dasol and San Fabian are also worth the visit.
Lucap or Alaminos Wharf, the entrance to the National Park, is about 240 kilometres (150 mi) north from the Kilometer Zero marker in Rizal Park in Manila or about 3.75 hours drive by private vehicle. By public transportation from Manila, the bus ride takes about 5 to 6 hours.