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Boracay: Sunset Cruise with Water Activities

1. Boracay: Sunset Cruise with Water Activities

Meet at the boat station by Astoria Boracay hotel on White Beach to board your traditional banca boat. Enjoy the picturesque scenery on a 2-hour cruise around the area. Accompanied by friendly crew members, you can sit back and relax as the sun sets behind the horizon. Cruise along White Beach to take in the beautiful coastline while you enjoy the spectacular arrays of color of the Boracay sunset. Stop off for a quick swim, try stand up paddleboarding, and snorkel in the clear water. Or simply chill on the boat, before heading back to Boracay to arrive at approximately 6:15 PM.

Bohol: Day Trip To Chocolate Hills and Loboc with Lunch

2. Bohol: Day Trip To Chocolate Hills and Loboc with Lunch

Take a full-day trip to see what Bohol Island has to offer. Head to the Chocolate Hills, the historic Sandugo monument, and the Baclayon Church. Enjoy lunch onboard a cruise of the Loboc River before heading to the Tarsier Conservation Area to visit with the smallest primates in the world. Meet a Tagbilaran Port, the capital of Bohol Island, to embark on your full-day tour. First, explore the Sandugo monument, dedicated to the famous blood pact between the Spanish and locals in 1565. Then, continue to the declared National Treasure of the Philippines, the Baclayon church. Climb aboard a cruise along the calm waters of the Loboc River and enjoy a local lunch while taking in views of the jungle along the banks. Head to the Tarsier Conservation Area and spend some time with the world's smallest primates. Grab your binoculars and see how many you can spot. Finally, stop at the famous Chocolate Hills. These 1,268 rounded hills turn brown in the summer, giving the appearance of mounds of chocolate. Take photos as you please before returning to the port.

From Cebu: Private Whale Shark Tour & Tumalog Falls Option

3. From Cebu: Private Whale Shark Tour & Tumalog Falls Option

Travel via private car charter to Oslob where you'll get up close to the friendly whale sharks on your trip to Cebu. This slow-moving filter-feeding carpet shark is one of the largest known fish species - and a true sight to behold. On the trip, get to snorkel and swim with the whale sharks. To begin your adventure, wake up bright and where you will be picked up in your hotel lobby at 3 AM. Take a scenic drive along the Southern Cebu coastline. Once you arrive in Oslob, get your snorkeling gear and hop in the water for your whale shark encounter. After a briefing regarding what to look for and basic safety rules, enjoy your time in the beautiful ocean filled with amazing sea creatures. Take your time to get used to the water and snorkeling gears and have a truly unique experience of making friends with Oslob's famous whale sharks. At the end of the experience, enjoy a local lunch to recharge your energy.  Return back to your accommodation in Cebu by around 1-2 PM with a convenient private transfer. Upgrade your tour to include a 1-hour full body relaxing massage. Choose from the signature Swedish, Shiatsu, or Thai Massage. Soothe your mind and energize your body after a long day of traveling. Alternatively, after your Whale Shark experience, upgrade your tour to visit Tumalog Falls. Your tour guide will take you for a hike and motorcycle ride to see unique rock formations and clear water falling from the top. Return to Cebu City/Mactan by 4 PM.

Boracay: Island and Beach-Hopping Boat Tour with Snorkeling

4. Boracay: Island and Beach-Hopping Boat Tour with Snorkeling

Explore Boracay in comfort and style with a 5.5-hour island hopping boat tour. Incorporate both exploration and relaxation into your day with opportunities to swim, snorkel and sunbathe at sites such as Crystal Cove Island, Crocodile Island, Magic Island, Puka Beach, and Balinghai Beach. Visit various white sand beaches, coves and little islands with your bilingual guide, who will escort you to the best snorkeling spots in the area. The island is surrounded by beautiful coral and diverse marine wildlife such as colorful wrasses, moray eels and sea snakes. The tour includes various stops. Visit Crystal Cove, a small private beach with two coves and white sand beaches. Splash around and snorkel in the clear, shallow waters just off the shore. Cliff dive and pose in front of clean waters at Magic Island, while you can sunbathe at the popular beaches of Puka Beach and Balinghai Beach. Relax as you take in the views all around the island before trying a local-style seafood buffet. To wrap up a great day at Boracay, you can choose the option that includes a dinner at Paradise Garden Resort. This buffet is filled with international cuisines and various drinks from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM.

Boracay: Solo or Tandem Parasailing Experience

5. Boracay: Solo or Tandem Parasailing Experience

With its amazing beach and clear waters, one of the best ways to enjoy Boracay island is from the sky. Book in advance for your parasailing experience either solo or double and take it any time of the day. Bring your voucher to one of the redemption points (in Station 1 or Station 3) and ride on a speedboat to get to the water sports station floating on water. Be ready to get wet. Once you arrive, the crew will help you to get safety gears and once your ready, you will be up and high in the sky where you can see the whole coastline of Boracay. Fully enjoy this 15-minute ride flying like a bird and safely land back. The speedboat will take you back to Boracay White Beach after your experience.

Boracay: Private Island Hopping & Snorkeling Tour

6. Boracay: Private Island Hopping & Snorkeling Tour

Explore Boracay in comfort and style with a private island hopping boat tour. Incorporate both exploration and relaxation into your day with opportunities to swim, snorkel, and sunbathe at the most popular beaches and islands of Boracay. You and your group can have more flexibility on which places to visit and how long you would like to stay at each stop because this tour is private. Explore signature islands such as Crocodile Island with your bilingual guide, who will escort you to the best snorkeling spots in the area. Visit Crystal Cove, a small private beach with two coves and white sand beaches. Splash around and snorkel in the clear, shallow waters just off the shore. Cliff dive and pose in front of clean waters at Magic Island, and sunbathe at the popular Puka Beach and Balinghai Beach. Relax as you take in the views all around the island. Enjoy a local-style seafood buffet as well if you choose the add-on for your tour.

From Bohol & Panglao Island: Full-Day Bohol Tour

7. From Bohol & Panglao Island: Full-Day Bohol Tour

Explore some of the Philippines’ most beautiful landscapes and countryside in this tour of the island province of Bohol. Start with a visit to the Blood Compact Site in Tagbilaran City, and see the place where the Spaniards and Filipinos created friendly relations and ties through a blood ritual. From there we will head towards the Baclayon Church and Museum in the town of Baclayon, considered one of the oldest stone churches in the Philippines. Admire this old stone church and its religious relics dating back to the early 16th century. Later, watch local craftsmen as they make bolos and other handmade metal crafts in the town of Loay. See local men and women weave Nipa leaves into roofing materials, before visiting a typical Boholano home, the Clarin Ancestral House. Walk along the Loboc River, and keep your eyes open along the water for a Tarsier, the smallest monkey in the world. Feel the coolness of the air and gaze at the thousands of painstakingly planted mahogany trees in the man-made forest of Bilar. From there, feast your eyes on the breathtaking Chocolate Hills, a collection of over 1,200 clustered green hills that turn brown during dry season. This amazing site has been proposed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Finally, enjoy a relaxing cruise along the Loboc-Loay River, and take in the beautiful panorama of Nipa palm trees. Enjoy lunch on board during the cruise, and watch the amazing landscape pass by.

Bohol: Dolphin & Sea Turtle Watching Island Hopping Tour

8. Bohol: Dolphin & Sea Turtle Watching Island Hopping Tour

Visit the must-see spots of Bohol with this early bird 5.5-hour island hopping tour. The Banca boat will take you to Balicasag Island and Virgin Island both famous for their marine lives, green-blue waters, and clear snorkelling sites. After your hotel pick-up, sail out to Balicasag Island where you can spot different species of dolphin and other marine life. If you are lucky, you can enjoy up-close sightings of dolphins jumping in and out of the water, and maybe even sea turtles. Get closer to the fish and coral reefs during a snorkelling trip in the crystal clear waters. Next, head out to Virgin Island for a stroll along the beautiful white sandbar. Grab the chance to snap a photo of the blue sky and emerald clear waters before returning to Bohol at approximately 11 AM.

Cebu: Private Sumilon Island & Optional Whale Shark Swim

9. Cebu: Private Sumilon Island & Optional Whale Shark Swim

Discover the pristine beaches and crystal clear blue water of Sumilon Island on this private full-day tour from Cebu. Rise early, meet your driver at your hotel lobby in Cebu City, Mactan, or Lapu-Lapu City, and then head to Oslob city. From there, take a boat from a small port to arrive near Sumilon Island, then enjoy the island and its surroundings for approximately 4-5 hours. Explore the island's natural lagoon protected by mangroves and watch for local wildlife. Sunbathe on clean beaches and swim in the clear blue water. If you're lucky, you might spot a turtle or wild whale shark. Once your time around the island is up, head back to your accommodation in Cebu City, Mactan, or Lapu-Lapu City. If you're seeking an adventure, extend your trip by swimming with whale sharks before the trip to Sumilon Island. After a briefing about what to look for and basic safety rules, embark on a once-in-a-lifetime swimming experience with amazing whale sharks. Snorkel and swim alongside these gentle giants in their beautiful natural habitat. For a relaxing day trip, select the option with whale shark swimming and Sumilon Island beach resort access. After swimming with the whale sharks, enter the one and only resort on Sumilon Island where you can enjoy a lunch buffet, water activity gear rental, and the facilities within the resort. Freely use the lagoon swimming pool, the beach, the kiddie park, and sunbeds.

Full-Day Bohol Excursion (Departs from Cebu)

10. Full-Day Bohol Excursion (Departs from Cebu)

Discover the Island of Bohol by taking a convenient one hour and forty five minute ride on a fast ferry. Be amazed by the Chocolate Hills, a rolling terrain of no less than 1,268 giant mole hills, then stop by the Blood compact site to take photos. Visit the Bilar man-made forest, then stop at Baclayon Church, the oldest stone church in the country. Then board the Loboc River Cruise and enjoy a buffet lunch.

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Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 22 reviews

These guys really love their jobs. They dance. The guitar player sang a bunch of oldies and people sang along. When we reached a parking spot, the water toys came out and guests had plenty of time to use them. Eventually, we headed off to the sunset viewing area. Alas, the sun set behind clouds. But no matter. The guitar player played on and we all happily sang along. We docked before it got pitch black, in case you were worried. Great evening! New friendships were made.

This was the highlight of our trip! The activities were amazing and everything was so well planned. Topped off with a delicious home cooked traditional meal, we couldn’t have asked for more! Jim was the best tour guide and made our day very memorable. Would totally recommend this island hopping experience for anyone wanting to explore the beautiful scenery of boracay and is up for a little bit of adventure!

It was an amazing day!! To see the Tarisers and then the lovely relaxing lunch cruise on the river followed by the stunning Chocolate hills…a day to remember!!! But the other highlight of the day was our wonderful wonderful guide Laurean ….she was just a lovely caring and informative guide …. Made our day extra special

Magical experience. It’s great that proceeds go to the community which lacks other means of income. Sad that tourist like me polute the waters but it does save the turtles and sardines. Also tourism helps build schools, hospitals and roads.

Very accomodating and helpful. Was able to enjoy the activity with my friends and the other passengers in the same activity. Very informative too