Welcome to Loboc


For many Filipino families, Loboc is all about its floating restaurants, which line up by the bridge in the town centre and cruise the Loboc river blasting Frank Sinatra tunes and other oldies.

Loboc's San Pedro Church, the oldest on Bohol, was lying in ruins at the time of writing, brought down by the 2013 earthquake.

Many travellers base themselves here for day trips up to the Chocolate Hills.


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$66 Tours & Sightseeing

Bohol Countryside Full-Day Tour

Chocolate Hills: The world-renowned cone-shaped Chocolate Hills is Natures expression of beauty, mystery and romance and a provinces signature attraction. It consist of approximately 1,268 hay cock hills with height ranging from 40 to 120 meters. Formed centuries ago by tidal movements.Man Made Forest: The Bohol Forest is a man-made mahogany forest stretching in a two-kilometer stretch of densely planted Mahogany trees located in the border of Loboc and Bilar towns. Before and after this man-made forest are the naturally grown forests of Loboc and Bilar which are thick with a kaleidoscope of green foliage, different species of trees and giant ferns lining the road. Tarsier Encounter: This is the oldest known mammal to walk the planet known as the "midget monkey of the Philippines". A midget monkey with big round eyes, it is only found in the island province of Bohol in the Visayas region. Measuring from 4 to 5 inches, it has a tail that is longer than its body.Loboc River Cruising: The one-hour cruise takes the diners to an hour-long lunch or dinner buffet with the great views of the Loboc river. Onboard the covered raft, a sumptuous Bohol-inspired dishes paired with a pair of musician and singer combo for entertainment.Baclayon Church: Construction began in 1717 where some 200 native forced laborers (obras pias) cut and dragged coral blocks from the sea, using only bamboos in moving and lifting the stones in position. Millions of white eggs were said to have been used as cement.Blood Compact Site: This statue commemorates the Blood Compact between Sikatuna and Legaspi. A drop of blood drawn from a small incision in the arm of each of the two chiefs and in the presence of the followers of both, each chief drank the portion containing the blood of the other.

$200 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Private Day Trip from Cebu to Bohol with Chocolate Hills & Loboc River Cruise

Our professional driver/guide will pick you up from your hotel at agreed time (6am or 7am Pick Up time ) a short ride takes you to the ferry for Bohol. The Fast Ferry will bring you to Bohol. A Professional Tour Guide will welcome you and bringing your name at the port. and head to the first attraction: Chocolate Hills. The world-renowned cone-shaped Chocolate Hills is Natures expression of beauty, mystery and romance and a provinces signature attraction. It consists of approximately 1,268 hay cock hills with height ranging from 40 to 120 meters. Formed centuries ago by tidal movements. We then move on to a man-made mahogany forest stretching in a two-kilometer stretch of densely planted Mahogany trees located in the border of Loboc and Bilar towns. Before and after this man-made forest are the naturally grown forests of Loboc and Bilar which are thick with a kaleidoscope of green foliage, different species of trees and giant ferns lining the road. Next, visitors will get the opportunity to have a close Tarsier encounter and see their natural habitats. This is the oldest known mammal to walk the planet known as the "midget monkey of the Philippines". A midget monkey with big round eyes, it is only found in the island province of Bohol in the Visayas region. Measuring from 4 to 5 inches, it has a tail that is longer than its body. We will then enjoy one-hour cruise takes the visitors to an hour-long lunch buffet with the great views of the Loboc river. Onboard the covered raft, a sumptuous Bohol-inspired dishes paired with a pair of musician and singer combo for entertainment. After lunch, we continue to Baclayon Church. Explore this heritage building constructed in 1717 where some 200 native forced laborers (obras pias) cut and dragged coral blocks from the sea, using only bamboos in moving and lifting the stones in position. Millions of white eggs were said to have been used as cement. Last stop at Blood Compact site to see this statue commemorates the Blood Compact between Sikatuna and Legaspi. A drop of blood drawn from a small incision in the arm of each of the two chiefs and in the presence of the followers of both, each chief drank the portion containing the blood of the other. Our driver will transfer you back to your port safely after the tour.

$98 Tours & Sightseeing

Bohol Countryside Tour from Cebu

Chocolate Hills: The world-renowned cone-shaped Chocolate Hills is Natures expression of beauty, mystery and romance and a provinces signature attraction. It consist of approximately 1,268 hay cock hills with height ranging from 40 to 120 meters. Formed centuries ago by tidal movements.Man Made Forest: The Bohol Forest is a man-made mahogany forest stretching in a two-kilometer stretch of densely planted Mahogany trees located in the border of Loboc and Bilar towns. Before and after this man-made forest are the naturally grown forests of Loboc and Bilar which are thick with a kaleidoscope of green foliage, different species of trees and giant ferns lining the road. Tarsier Encounter: This is the oldest known mammal to walk the planet known as the "midget monkey of the Philippines". A midget monkey with big round eyes, it is only found in the island province of Bohol in the Visayas region. Measuring from 4 to 5 inches, it has a tail that is longer than its body.Loboc River Cruising: The one-hour cruise takes the diners to an hour-long lunch or dinner buffet with the great views of the Loboc river. Onboard the covered raft, a sumptuous Bohol-inspired dishes paired with a pair of musician and singer combo for entertainment.Baclayon Church: Construction began in 1717 where some 200 native forced laborers (obras pias) cut and dragged coral blocks from the sea, using only bamboos in moving and lifting the stones in position. Millions of white eggs were said to have been used as cement.Blood Compact Site: This statue commemorates the Blood Compact between Sikatuna and Legaspi. A drop of blood drawn from a small incision in the arm of each of the two chiefs and in the presence of the followers of both, each chief drank the portion containing the blood of the other.

$60 Private & Custom Tours

Full-Day Bohol Countryside Tour

Your driver will pick you up at the agreed meeting point between 8 and 9am and head to the first stop, the Blood Compact Site, a historical site depicting the friendship of two nations represented by Datu Sikatuna (Philippines) and Legazpi (Spain) where both made a cut on their left arm with a dagger and poured their blood into a cup filled with wine, which they both drank in honor of their friendship. Not far from the site is the historical Baclayon Church, one of the oldest churches in the country and the first seat of Christian settlement in Bohol. Just beside it is the Baclayon museum where relics and old artifacts are on display. For the brave hearts, you will get to visit the Bohol Python and see how they are being taken cared of. Also be entertained there by Marimar, the ultimate performer. Pay a visit to the Bohol Tarsier, the smallest living primate, as they are being kept and cared for at a local sanctuary. Take a deep breath and enjoy a relaxing view cruising in an hour boat ride while having lunch on Loboc River. This is one activity one shouldn't miss while in Bohol. You will be served sumptuous Filipino cuisine cooked and served the Boholanos way. Be sure to fill an empty stomach as you are just halfway through the tour. You can also see the man made forest as you pass by the border of Loboc and in the town of Billar, its a 2 km. stretch of Mahogany trees densely covering the skyline.   As you travel up the road, you will reach the famous Chocolate Hills, there are about 1,260 hills scattered in the towns of Carmen, Sagbayan and Batuan but they are mostly seen in Carmen. Enjoy the majestic scenery at its viewing deck and understand the tales of how they were formed. Lastly, we stop at the Hanging Bridge, where you can buy souvenirs and see where the famous Buko King lived. You will be transferred back to your hotel safely after an unforgettable experience in Bohol.

$125 Cultural & Theme Tours

Bohol Island Countryside Tour with Buffet Lunch

Your long-way travel in Bohol province won’t be wasted as you’ll be witnessing the Chocolate Hills. These thousands of scenic hills are covered with green grass that turns cocoa-brown during dry season. Ranging from almost 1,776 at number, these geological formations are also one of the Philippines’ National Heritage. Open your eyes widely as you’ll also be seeing the Philippine Tarsier. They are found in the Tarsier Convention Area (22 minutes away from Chocolate Hills.)These animals are the smallest primates in the whole world with a tail of only 230 mm long. Get your camera and be silent taking photos of them as they might die with loud sounds that would scare them. Visit and see the arch-alike 2-kilometer densely planted Mahogany trees along the road in the border of Loboc and Bilar town. This is the only man-made forest in the Philippines and it’s very stunning and clean. And there’s more!  Another attraction that Bohol can boast about, and that every vacationer on this island should try— and that is the floating restaurants along the Loboc River.Each floating restaurant can hold about 20-25 people each. The boat ride starts at the Loay Bridge, just 20 kilometers from Tagbilaran City. A motorboat maneuvers a large bamboo raft upstream through the Loboc River, and the buffet begins. Some churches in Bohol are very much alive despite of years of disasters that passed. Check out the second oldest church in the Philippines, Loboc Church, that was once burned and rebuilt in 1638. Aside from its holiness, beauty is one of the reasons why many people visit this church. Baclayon church is also one of the oldest and preserved Jesuit-built churches in the region.

$190 Cultural & Theme Tours

Bohol Island Countryside Tour with Buffet Lunch from Cebu City

A pick up from Cebu City centre going to Bohol Island awaits you as your long-way travel in Bohol province won’t be wasted as you’ll be witnessing the Chocolate Hills. These thousands of scenic hills are covered with green grass that turns cocoa-brown during dry season. Ranging from almost 1,776 at number, these geological formations are also one of the Philippines’ National Heritage. Open your eyes widely as you’ll also be seeing the Philippine Tarsier. They are found in the Tarsier Convention Area (22 minutes away from Chocolate Hills.)These animals are the smallest primates in the whole world with a tail of only 230 mm long. Get your camera and be silent taking photos of them as they might die with loud sounds that would scare them. Visit and see the arch-alike 2-kilometer densely planted Mahogany trees along the road in the border of Loboc and Bilar town. This is the only man-made forest in the Philippines and it’s very stunning and clean. And there’s more!  Another attraction that Bohol can boast about, and that every vacationer on this island should try— and that is the floating restaurants along the Loboc River.Each floating restaurant can hold about 20-25 people each. The boat ride starts at the Loay Bridge, just 20 kilometers from Tagbilaran City. A motorboat maneuvers a large bamboo raft upstream through the Loboc River, and the buffet begins. Some churches in Bohol are very much alive despite of years of disasters that passed. Check out the second oldest church in the Philippines, Loboc Church, that was once burned and rebuilt in 1638. Aside from its holiness, beauty is one of the reasons why many people visit this church. Baclayon church is also one of the oldest and preserved Jesuit-built churches in the region. Drop off will be in your hotel in Cebu City or nearby place of your choosing.