Spend your day snorkelling with tropical fish on an island-hopping excursion in Mactan Island, Cebu. Take a private cruise through the islands on a large motorized boat locally known as a “banca,” then dive or take a dip in the marine sanctuary and then savor the flavorful tastes of Filipino cuisine including the fresh catch of the day: fish, squid, oysters, shrimps or crabs. Then there’s that all-encompassing relaxation on the beach with spectacular views of the island-dotted waters of the sea on your banca ride.

Group of Person/sPrice Per PaxPossible Add ons
1P5,440 / pax




Boat surcharge for Pandanon Island

P1,000 - Group Rate
P150 per person - Island entrance fee
2P3,540 / pax
3P2,810 / pax
4P2,590 / pax
5P2,400 / pax
6P2,310 / pax
7P2,230 / pax
8P2,130 / pax
9P2,060 / pax
10P1,960 / pax
11P1,910 / pax
12P1,870 / pax
13 and aboveContact Us
Child rate
4-7 yo25% discount
3 yo & old below Free of charge but not included in the head count

  • Private Island Hopping (6-8 hours duration, excess is subject of additional fee per hour)
  • Private Air-Conditioned Transportation – Pick up and drop off in any hotel, resort and residences (Cebu City and Mactan Island). Cars to be used:
    • 1-3 persons – Sedan Car
    • 4-6 persons – Minivan
    • 7-14 persons – Van
    • 15 and above – 2 or more Vans
  • Boatman as Guide
  • Life vest, mask and snorkel
  • Three islands hopping- Olango Island, Gilutungan island and Nalusuan island
  • Snorkeling in Gilutungan Marine Sanctuary (entering to the island is free)
  • Snokeling in Olango Island fish sanctuary
  • Snorkeling and use of basic resort facilities in Nalusuan island resort
  • Barbecue Lunch with fruits and one round of soft drinks or bottled water at Nalusuan Island resort
  • Gilutungan Marine sanctuary fee
  • Nalusuan island resort entrance fee
  • Government taxes and service charge (except online payment service charge)

Itinerary is subject for changes depending of island sea level.

7:00AM – Pick up hotel (if in Cebu city)
7:30AM – Pick up hotel (if in Mactan)
8:00AM – Boat Departure and start of island hopping
9:00AM – Snorkeling in Olango island fish sanctuary
11:00AM – Lunch and island tour, snorkeling and other resort activities in Nalusuan Island
1:00PM – Snorkeling in Hilutungan island
2:00PM – Back to port
4:00PM – Estimated return to Hotel

Bring:

Mask and Snorkel (less P100 per person if you have own Mask and Snorkel)
Fins
Sunblock
Extra Clothes
Towel

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Island Facts and Overview

Olango Island fish sanctuary or also known as San Vicente Marine Sanctuary is both an eco-tourism destination and fish and marine life conservation area.  It is just a 20-minute boat-ride from Mactan Island being located on Olango, and island group consisted of other six satellite islands.

This environmental project is supported by and under the jurisdiction of Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu. Visitors and tourists of various ages, national, educational and other backgrounds come here and stay for an hour, do camping and stay overnight or so and other activities permitted by the management. One of its very prominent feature is the bamboo bridge (about 500 meters long) cutting through the mangroves and ends at the makeshift above-the-water observation structure for one to watch the ocean and the nearby islands and the visible cities of Cebu and Lapu-Lapu.

Hilutungan Island is one of the seven isles that comprises the Olango Reef with approximately 25 minutes away from Mactan island. It is a marine sanctuary that is also very well-known for snorkeling, fish feeding and scuba diving.

The marine sanctuary offers a vibrant marine life in the shallows: some turtles, some big schools of parrot and bat fish, schools of jack fish, drummers, ribbon sweetlips, black snappers, midnight snappers, surgeon fish and others. Excellent for beginners and under water photographers.

Nalusuan Island is a private island resort and marine sanctuary. It is approximately 30 minutes away from Mactan Island. The island has its iconic long pier that boats dock at and is where marine sanctuary is located.

The island has is popular for day trippers who can enjoy the island for some great snorkeling and other resort aqua activities. Activities include snorkeling in the protected coral gardens, scuba diving, swimming in the wide sandbar, or just relaxing in the resort. The resort also offers seafood lunch package for tourist.

Pandanon island is a beautiful island with a long, winding sandbar that changes with the tide. The island can be reached by a one-hour boat ride from Mactan, Cebu. It is one of the destinations for the popular Cebu island hopping tours.

THINGS TO DO IN PANDANON ISLAND

  • Walk and explore the long stretch of white sand bar
  • Beach activities (relaxing, sunbathing, swimming, etc.)
  • Beach volleyball (bring your own ball)
  • Relax or have snacks in the cottages for rent
  • Walk and explore the small village on the other side of the island

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