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Cebu: Deep-Sea Diving at Moalboal and Pescador Island

1. Cebu: Deep-Sea Diving at Moalboal and Pescador Island

Explore Pescador Island's rich biodiversity on this thrilling island-hopping and diving tour. Throughout this amazing day trip, embark on a journey to dive into the blue waters and enjoy snorkeling among the gorgeous underwater life found on the island. You will begin the day with a convenient hotel pickup, before meeting your friendly guide at Panagsama Beach to hop on your pump boat. Experience the sardine run, where you'll swim alongside a huge school of fish, and could potentially have the chance to encounter sea turtles. There will be the chance to spot jumping dolphins, as you take in the stunning island views whilst approach Pescador Island. Your one-on-one diving instructor will take you to Pescador Island, where you get to get to discover the rich marine sanctuary of the area.

Cebu: Moalboal Swimming with Sardines & Dolphin Watching

2. Cebu: Moalboal Swimming with Sardines & Dolphin Watching

Explore Pescador Island's rich biodiversity on this thrilling island hopping and snorkeling tour. Throughout this amazing day trip, embark on a journey to dive into the blue waters and enjoy snorkeling among the gorgeous underwater life found on the island. Start the day with a convenient hotel pick-up then meet your friendly guide at Moalboal to hop on your pump boat. Spot jumping dolphins, and take in the stunning island views as you approach Panagsama Beach. Next, gear up with your snorkel, mask, and fins. Stop at a world-class diving and snorkeling location where you can see protected coral, and examine the native marine species. The marine sanctuary will allow you to swim among the fish, and even feed them. You might even get a glimpse of sea turtles or Cebu's famous sardine run - one adventure that you can't miss as you find yourself surrounded by huge schools of swimming sardines. After this, take the chance to swim with sea turtles at Talisay Point. Then take an amazing boat ride that'll get you glimpsing dolphins playing in the sea. This journey will conveniently take you to and from your hotel, allowing you to focus on creating priceless underwater memories.

Cebu: Car Charter with Driver

3. Cebu: Car Charter with Driver

Take the stress out of your day and travel in comfort with a private car charter for 8 or 12 hours.  Discover the south area of Cebu with easy starting your tour from Mactan Cebu International Airport or any locations in Cebu City, Mandaue City and Lapu-Lapu area to the best travel destinations in Cebu South Area - Oslob, Badian, and Moalboal. Take advantage of the private car charter service and visit picturesque locations such as the Kawasan Falls, the most beautiful falls in Cebu. You can do island hopping in the marine sanctuary of Pescador Island or visit the famous whale sharks in Oslob.  Customize your journey according to your own needs and preferences.

Oslob: Sumilon Sand Bar, Whale Sharks & Snorkeling Day Trip

4. Oslob: Sumilon Sand Bar, Whale Sharks & Snorkeling Day Trip

Take a scenic drive along the Southern Cebu coastline, spot some turtles and whale sharks, and lounge in the sun on this day trip. Begin your adventure bright and early, and be picked up from your hotel lobby at 3 AM. Hear a short briefing on basic safety and what to look for, kit yourself out in snorkeling gear, and hop in the water for a whale shark encounter. Have a truly unique experience with Oslob's famous whale sharks. Next, visit the gorgeous Sumilon Island with its stunning beaches and cerulean blue water. See the famous and beautiful white sand bar of Sumilon Island up close. Lastly, gear up with your snorkel and mask. Stop at a world-class diving and snorkeling location in Moalboal and see protected coral and native marine species. Swim among the fish, and even feed them. Catch a glimpse of sea turtles at Turtle Bay or find yourself surrounded by huge schools of Cebu's famous sardines.

Cebu: Moalboal Island Hopper Cruise with Kawasan Falls Visit

5. Cebu: Moalboal Island Hopper Cruise with Kawasan Falls Visit

Visit the famous thousand sardines in Moalboal and take a chance to swim with the turtles in Panagsama. Explore Pescador Island's rich biodiversity on this thrilling island hopping and snorkeling tour. Your tour will start once you are picked up from your hotel within Cebu City, Mandaue, Mactan, or Lapu-lapu or direct from Mactan-Cebu International Airport. You will be dropped off at the dock where you will meet your local guide and board a motorized boat. You will be provided with swimming goggles for snorkeling, as well as life jackets. The boat will take you to a snorkeling and swimming spot off the shores of Moalboal, where you can get an unobstructed view of the world-famous sardine run. The phenomenon happens year-round, so you don't need much luck to witness millions of sardines swim together for a breathtaking sight. You can snorkel to watch sea turtles gently swim in their natural habitat. Make sure to keep a safe distance from them as well to avoid disturbing and hurting them. You can also bring or rent a waterproof camera to capture your time with these gentle sea creatures. After island-hopping in Moalboal, you will be taken to Badian where you will meet your canyoneering guide. Enjoy the complimentary lunch before setting out to Kawasan Fall. Make your way to Kawasan Falls by trekking, rappelling, and swimming through the beautiful river canyons of Badian. Savor the adrenaline rush and take your canyoneering adventure to new heights by jumping from cliffs as high as 30 feet. Spend the rest of the day swimming and diving in the cool waters of Kawasan Falls.

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What people are saying about Moalboal

Overall rating

3.7 / 5

based on 7 reviews

Amazing to see the sardine run!

While the ride from Mactan was a bit long for me 2.5hrs, i must compliment the good driving skills! It was nice to have a car pickup, comfy for two where we can catch up on sleep. We managed to see the amazing sardine run and guide helped to search out the sea turtles and found 2 deep in the waters but still visible. Corals were less of what we expected. But overall , a very good experience and a good deal

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.