I've visited the complex at June 2014 I was in my way back from London beach - it's completely organized place I enjoy the fish market and got some fresh fish - the fishing boats scene was amazing, I advise any visitors to general santos to take a look at this place.
The usual stinky fish ports are expected in this country. I was surprised when I visited this place because it was clean.
White boots are mandatory for a minimal fee. I'm not sure about the roles of the persons in that port but they are all friendly. You can just ask them politely if you want to take pictures and...
Since GenSan is the Tuna Capital of the Philippines. It is a must to visit the fishport and check out the fresh catch of the day. Recommended to come in really early because the fishes normally gets sold out right away.
I was also surprised how clean their fish port is compare to the ones I have visited in Malabon.
Be there early in the morning to witness the unloading of tons of tuna from various fishing vessels. Be wary though that wearing shorts is not allowed. Make sure to wear pants and closed toe shoes for safety reasons. Nice place also to take snapshots of these export grade marine products.
Went there early in the morning to witness the loading and unloading of big tuna fishes. Wearing short pants is not allowed. be prepared to wear a white boots (for rent) as you go in. You can see a lot of different kinds of fishes too. Bring a styro foam if you are planning to buy fish...
the smell, at first, was overwhelming. had to wear white boots to trek thru the water and blood. the number and size of the tuna is impressive. ended up buying a tuna for a family dinner. it was delicious. if the above warnings don't bother you, please visit.