Mactan Island Hopping

Activity Mactan Islands Published on: 01-07-2016

07:00 AM - 04:00 PM
First-time visit
Private
Van Boat
Customer hotel
Highlight of the city
Activity
Adventure
Day Trip
Sightseeing
38.00 - 116.00 USD

Mactan Island Hopping is good for

Good for family with kids Family with kids Good
Good for senior Senior Good
Good for couple Couple Good
Good for solo Solo Good
Good for group Group Good
Mactan or Maktan is a densely populated island located a few kilometres from Cebu Island in the Philippines. The island is part of Cebu Province and it is divided into Lapu-Lapu City and the municipality of Cordova. The island is separated from Cebu by the Mactan Channel which is crossed by two bridges: the Marcelo Fernan Bridge and the Mactan-Mandaue Bridge. The island covers some 65 km2 (25 sq mi) and is home to some 430,000 people, making it the nation’s most densely populated island. Along with Olango Island Group, the isles are administered as 1 city and a municipality covering 75.25 km2 (29.05 sq mi).

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What to explore at Mactan Island Hopping?

  • 7:00AM – Pick up hotel to Cordova port
  • 8:00AM – Boat Departure from Cordova and start of island hopping
  • 9:00AM – Snorkeling in Caohagan island
  • 11:00PM – Lunch  and snorkeling in Nalusuan Island
  • 1:00PM – Snorkeling in Hilutungan island
  • 2:00PM – Back to Cordova port
  • 4:00PM – Estimated return to Hotel

Mactan Island

Mactan or Maktan is a densely populated island located a few kilometres from Cebu Island in the Philippines. The island is part of Cebu Province and it is divided into Lapu-Lapu City and the municipality of Cordova. The island is separated from Cebu by the Mactan Channel which is crossed by two bridges: the Marcelo Fernan Bridge and the Mactan-Mandaue Bridge. The island covers some 65 km2 (25 sq mi) and is home to some 430,000 people, making it the nation’s most densely populated island. Along with Olango Island Group, the isles are administered as 1 city and a municipality covering 75.25 km2 (29.05 sq mi).

Caohagan

Caohagan Island Marine Sanctuary is a nice marine reservation area stretching approximately 3 kilometers along the coastline of its barangay.

The island’s water is clear and crystal that you can see everything underneath. It is certainly great for swimming and snorkeling especially during high time.

The more than a couple of hundreds of inhabitants live in a very simple and basic lifestyle without much influence from the modern world.

The islanders of Caohagan form a community that is composed of local officials and some structures including small stores, houses, community hall, chapel, daycare center, and other facilities.

Hilutungan

Hilutungan Island Marine Sanctuary is one of the best places for beginners in diving and snorkeling.

It is a marine life protected area and is the oldest in the province.Due to the conservation efforts, you can observe or experience one of the best collection of marine specie in the province.

Although it is a protected area, the local government allow tourism in the area. It is open to snorkelers and divers who wish to experience the beauty of the sea world in this tropical part.

There are numerous dive shops and tour operators that regularly offer services and facilities that will bring to this marine sanctuary.

Nalusuan

Nalusuan Resort is a nice and tranquil beach resort facility in Cebu Strait, Visayas Islands, the Philippines.

The resort has cottages built on top of stilts in addition to other tropical facilities, including fun water sports offers, restaurant, resort bar and more.

Nalusuan Island is one of the islands that compose the Olango Island group where this man-made relaxation establishment is finely built.

The island itself is only about one hectare in total size and situated between two other popular islands (Mactan Island of Cebu) and Bohol Island (a province in the Visayas).

The wide horizon, white sand bar, fish sanctuary and resort facilities are some of the things you can certainly enjoy with in this resort.

Addtional information

Optional Add-ons and Children Rates

  • Children 4 to 7 years old will be given 25% discount
  • Children 3 years old below are free of charge but not included in the headcount

Include in your message to us upon booking if how many children with you, so we can give you a discounted rate.

What to Bring

  • Extra Clothes
  • Sunblock
  • Snorkeling gear (less P100 per person if you have own snorkeling gear)
  • Towel

Terms and Conditions

We will require 50% down payment to confirm your booking which is refundable (minus service charges) if you cancel 48 hours before the activity date. Cancellations made within less than 48 hours will not be honored and will not be refunded.

Include in your booking on how will you pay your down payment so we can send you bank details, Paypal details, or other information.

Inclusion

  • Private Island Hopping (6 hours duration)
  • Private Air-Conditioned Transportation – Pick up and drop off in any hotel, resort and residences
  • Boatman as Guide
  • Life vest and snorkel set
  • Visit of three islands
  • Gilutungan Island (entering the island is FREE which is already included in the package)
  • Caohagan Island (snorkeling is FREE but entering the island will have an additional P200 per head)
  • Nalusuan Island (snorkeling is FREE and basic use of the resort facilities)
  • Barbecue Lunch with fruits and one round of soft drinks or bottled water at Nalusuan Island Resort
  • Marine sanctuary and island entrance fees (except for Caohagan island)
  • Government taxes and service charge

Exclusion

  • Caohagan Island Entrance Fee – P200 per head
  • Pandanon Island Entrance Fee – P150 per head
  • If you want to add Pandanon island, add P1, 000 for the boat and fuel surcharge

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Duration
2.0 days
Estimated
32.78 USD
Total travel distance
km
Number of places
12 places

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Mactan Islands

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Price table

Mactan Island Hopping serves Private tour.

  • Private tour

    (1 - 1 participants.)

    116.00 USD
  • Private tour

    (2 - 2 participants.)

    75.00 USD
  • Private tour

    (3 - 3 participants.)

    59.00 USD
  • Private tour

    (4 - 4 participants.)

    54.00 USD
  • Private tour

    (5 - 5 participants.)

    50.00 USD
  • Private tour

    (6 - 6 participants.)

    48.00 USD
  • Private tour

    (7 - 7 participants.)

    47.00 USD
  • Private tour

    (8 - 8 participants.)

    44.00 USD
  • Private tour

    (9 - 9 participants.)

    43.00 USD
  • Private tour

    (10 - 10 participants.)

    41.00 USD
  • Private tour

    (11 - 11 participants.)

    39.00 USD
  • Private tour

    (12 - 12 participants.)

    38.00 USD

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