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Our most recommended Visayas Water Sports

Oslob Whale Shark Swimming and Kawasan Falls Canyoneering

1. Oslob Whale Shark Swimming and Kawasan Falls Canyoneering

Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime swimming experience with whale sharks. Your private guide will take you on a scenic journey from Cebu's East Coast to the town of Oslob to capture a sight of this magnificent fish. Snorkel and swim alongside these gentle giants in their natural habitat. After swimming alongside your new fish friends, you'll arrive at Badian for lunch before your canyoneering adventure. You'll travel to the jump-off point and swim, climb, rappel and more all over Badian's picturesque cliffs—don’t miss an opportunity to jump off of cliffs as high as thirty feet. Come down from your heart-pounding jumps with a relaxing swim in the beautiful waters of the beautiful and serene Kawasan Falls. You'll be brought back to your hotel carrying priceless memories and the thrill of adventure in your heart.

Boracay: Solo or Tandem Parasailing Experience

2. 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: Sunset Cruise with Water Activities

3. 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.

From Cebu: Private Whale Shark Tour & Tumalog Falls Option

4. 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

5. 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.

Cebu: Kawasan Falls Canyoneering & Cliff Jump Private Tour

6. Cebu: Kawasan Falls Canyoneering & Cliff Jump Private Tour

Visit one of the most beautiful falls in the Philippines. Located in Badian, Kawasan Falls is famous for it's 3-layered waterfall. If you've got a taste for a real, heart-stopping adventure in the heart of Cebu, canyoning at the famous cliffs of Badian is the answer. Start your day with a comfortable pick-up from your hotel to Badian. You will be given some time to find a place to have breakfast. Meet up with your friendly guide and learn the basic safety procedures of canyoneering to fully enjoy the tour. The day will be filled with picturesque scenes of the waterfalls and thrilling adventures through Cebu's natural sites. Test your nerves as you trek through creeks and streams along Badian River, as you weave through caves and through rapid rivers. Many exciting activities await you such as the opportunity to jump and rappel from cliffs and swim through canyons. After canyoneering, unwind by Kawasan Falls, Cebu’s famous 3-tiered waterfall before enjoying a hearty lunch by the crystal-blue pools and lush forests. The falls are in turquoise color and perfect for amazing photos. Afterward, if you're feeling adventurous, take the opportunity to jump from 7 cliff-diving points that reach up to 6 meters high into the deep blue water.

Bohol: Dolphin & Sea Turtle Watching Island Hopping Tour

7. 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.

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

8. 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 5 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, mask, and fins. Stop at a world-class diving and snorkeling location in Badian 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.

Boracay: Private Island Hopping & Snorkeling Tour

9. 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.

Cebu: Private Sumilon Island & Optional Whale Shark Swim

10. 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.

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What people are saying about Visayas

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 6 reviews

It was the most beautiful tour I’ve been on in a long time. You have to be careful of every step and the tour guides are very good. It was an incredible experience

Driver Mawing was very friendly and knowledgeable, had a good conversation while travelling to and fro. Guides on the Trail were helpful too.

Wonderful experience! I can’t recommend Mark (Mac) enough: exceptional guide

Guide was excellent. Met some friends on boat. Gr8 time

Beautiful views and great experience cliff jumping