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$194.94 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Cebu to Mactan: Island Hopping and Snorkeling Tour with Lunch

Your island-hopping adventure begins with pickup from your hotel and a short trip to the Mactan Island docks, just over the causeway from Cebu.Boarding an outrigger motorized canoe called a banca, take in views of the Philippine Sea and its many islands on the 45-minute ride to Hilutungan Island. The marine sanctuary surrounding Hilutungan is home to colorful coral reefs and hundreds of varieties of fish, including damsel fish, anemone fish, parrot fish and batfish, among others.You’ll soon see why Hilutungan is considered the Philippines’ best island for diving and snorkeling, and with the help of your guide and boat crew, you’ll have the varied marine life practically eating from your hands! Deeper reef waters surround the island if you feel like trying some snorkeling or swimming.Leaving Hilutungan, continue cruising to Nalusuan Island or Pandanon Island for a scrumptious picnic lunch served on the beach, with grilled seafood, chicken or pork, and fresh fruits for dessert. The choice of island depends on the day, and both idyllic isles have white sandy beaches and cute beach huts.After lunch, have free time to soak up the sun, go for a swim in the aquamarine sea, or get to know the local fishermen and boat handlers.In the mid-afternoon, cruise back to Cebu and be returned to your hotel.

$65 Day Trips & Excursions

Cebu Island Hopping Tour

This Cebu Island Hopping Tour will take you to a super fun adventure with a drive to Mactan Island, where a boat ride to Hilutungan Island awaits. Head to Hilutungan Island by riding a Banca or a motorized canoe. Go on a snorkeling adventure. Admire the pristine marine sanctuary and its colorful inhabitants when you go fish feeding. Swim through deep waters or go for a free dive, or even parasailing! Next stop, Nalusuan Island for some leisure swimming and a delicious grilled seafood lunch, chicken and  pork also available. Last but not least, the fresh fruits as dessert. Spend the rest of your free time at leisure.Tour Schedule: • 08: 00-08:30 Pick up • 09:00 Gathering and local staff introduction • 10:30 Arrival and snorkeling at Hilutungan • 12:00 Lunch at Hilutungan • 13:30 Arriving at Virgin Islands K • 14:00 Nalusuan arrival, Snorkeling, Fishing • 15:30-16:00 Hopping shop arriva

$95 Cultural & Theme Tours

Cebu City Tour

Visit Cebu as this will be one of the best places you have to visit in the Philippines. After pick up in your hotel, you will be visiting the following following sites to experience the awesome history of Cebu : Museo de Sugbo Taoist Temple Cebu Cathedral Church Sto Nino Church Fort San Pedro  Mactan Shrine  Magellan's Cross  Temple of Leah Yap San Diego Ancestral House TOPS Sirao Garden 10,000 Roses MAGELLAN'S CROSS. Magellan`s Cross signifies the baptism of the Rajah Humabon and Queen Juana to Christianity. STO. NINO BASILICA Sto. Nino Basilica and Museum, off Osmena Avenue, was built in 1565 and houses the country`s oldest religious relic, the Image of Holy Child Jesus or Sto. Nino. FORT SAN PEDRO. Fort San Pedro, the smallest fort and the oldest Spanish settlement in the Philippines, has since been used as prison for Cebuano rebels during the Spanish era. Now it has been transformed into a park with a zoo and the main building now houses a museum. TAOIST TEMPLE. At the Taoist Temple people go to light joss sticks, have your fortune read or to simply think and reflect. LAPU-LAPU MONUMENTS. There are three Lapu-Lapu Monuments in Mactan island, one stands just a lance-throw away from Magellan`s marker, and a second one has been erected at the plaza fronting Lapu Lapu City Hall and the last and the most handsome at Punta Engano. All three statues are bronze-hued and glint golden in the harsh sun. If you are clueless where to bring your “significant other” to spend a romantic vacation? Well, the 10,000 Roses Cafe and More in Barangay Day-as in Cordova, Cebu may just be the place for the both of you. This place is adorned with 10,000 white roses made of cotton and plastic, with a steel bar to serve as a stem for the flowers to stand on. Afterwards, we will proceed with the drop off at your hotel.

$87 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Cebu City and Macatan Island-Hopping Cruise with Transfers

Be picked up from your accommodations in the morning to take a private cruise through the islands on a large motorized boat, locally known as a 'banca'. Visit two islands of Hilutungan and Nalusuan along the Mactan Channel. Spend your day snorkeling with tropical fish on an island-hopping excursion in Mactan Island, Cebu. Have a picnic lunch on the island before dozing off on the white sandy beach. Swim and be fascinated in the rich marine life of Nalusuan Marine Sanctuary and meet your fish friends in Hilutungan. Have that all-encompassing relaxation on the beach with spectacular views of the island-dotted waters of the sea on your banca ride.Be taken back to your accommodations at the end of the day.

$67 Tours & Sightseeing

Mactan Island and Cebu in One Day with Lunch

Start your sightseeing with pickup from selected hotels or resorts within Metro Cebu. Follow your guide on a walk around the city and discover its colonial past. Visit Fort San Pedro and trace back the history of the colonial city, then observe how the local people express their faith at the Basilica Minore del Santo Nino and Magellan's Cross. Then head to Lapu-Lapu on Mactan Island, connected by a bridge. The city was the site of the 16th-century Battle of Mactan when Spanish conquistadors suffered their defeat at the hands of the Filipino people, led by the ruler Lapu-Lapu. A shrine in the hero's honor is among those frequently visited by tourists. In addition to the monument, you'll stop at a guitar factory for a look at handmade instruments, then visit a fashion accessories factory and a dried mango factory. Have lunch or dinner and walk on the seashore and see the sunset (afternoon tour), before drop-off at your hotel.

$19 Transfers & Ground Transport

Private Arrival Transfer: Cebu Airport to Hotel in Mactan Island

Upon arrival at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport, you will see a friendly representative holding up a sigh at the exit gates with your name on it. He will bring you to the driver who will transport you to your hotel located in Mactan Island. Please contact the operator if you failed to find the airport representative holding your name sign at the exit gate. We cab cater for families or small group as well, however, the children must be accompanies by at least 2 adults.Enjoy a hassle free transfer from airport to your hotel and this service is certainly the ideal solution for those who wish to travel in fast and comfortable way.