Discover the island of paradise and the lone private luxury resort


The Island of Sumilon is a beautiful paradise located in the town of Oslob in the province of Cebu. This gorgeous paradise is only 20-min. boat-ride away from the town. The island is also near Dumaguete City. So whether you’re from Cebu or Dumaguete, you should be able to conveniently explore this island paradise. Sumilon is a marine-protected area and famous for its crystal clear waters and pristine white sand beaches and sandbar. On this Sumilon Island Day Tour, you could come across different marine life species with an occasional sighting of blacktip shark.

Activity Highlights

  • Your whole day tour of the island includes various activities, such as trekking, fish feeding, kayaking, fishing, and pedal boating.
  • This package includes free boat trip transfer from the mainland going to the island and vice versa.
  • You will be served lunch at the resort’s in-house restaurant with free iced tea or soda.
  • Participants are free to use the lagoon swimming pool, beach, and shower rooms. Guests can also snorkel at the sand bar with free use of snorkel gears and mask.
  • There’s also complimentary use of the Kiddie Park and sunbeds. Additional fees will be collected for other adventure facilities such as bike, fins, and glass-bottomed kayak.

Take note that this Island Day tour does not include the transportation coming from your hotel going to the resort’s port. Guests have to be at the port at least 15 minutes before the scheduled departure.

What to expect

boat to Sumilon island

Ride an outrigger boat to and from Sumilon island

sumilon island sand bar

Swim and snorkel in shifting sandbar of the island

Buffet lunch at Pulo Restaurant in Bluewater Sumilon island resort

Have some fun and kayaking in the lagoon 

What's Included

Not Included

Transportation Option

No own service? You can hire our car rental service for your Sumilon Island Day Tour.​
  • Sedan (4 passengers max) – P4,500
  • MPV/AUV (6 passengers max) – P5,500
  • Van (14 passengers max) – P6,500
Rates are inclusive of driver, fuel and good for 12 hours.

Boat Schedule

Mainland Bancogon to Sumilon Island

Sumilon Island to Mainland Bancogon

Meet up Location

For guests with their own transportation, go directly to Bluewater Sumilon Island Resort port or mainland office.

Tour Tips

  • The best time to experience the shifting sandbar is during low tide, please check the tide forecast when you make a booking.
  • Bluewater Sumilon Island resort requires all guest to present a valid ID before boarding the boat
  • Avoid crowds on weekends and Philippines holiday
  • Bring extra clothes for change, extra water and underwater camera if available
  • Sumilon island sandbar is not available and closed every Wednesday for clean up

Activity Policy

Bad Weather Policy

There is a possibility that  boat to Sumilon island is suspended due to unpredictable nature, inclement weather, and other environmental factors that are beyond our control. In such an occurrence, we regret to inform you that there will be no refund on the used transportation charges.


Free cancellation up to 24 hours prior to departure time, otherwise will be based on our Terms and Conditions.

From ₱2,000 per person
Best price guarantee, surcharge ₱500 per person on weekends / PH holidays


12+ years old

5 - 11 years old

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Office Closure Advisory

We want to inform you that the Island Trek Tours office will be closed on March 29, 2024 (Friday).

During this time, online chat and calls are not accessible. But still, we will be providing email support on your immediate needs and concerns, should there be any. Kindly expect minor delays in responses during this day.

Online reservations for March 30 will still be accepted and arranged accordingly.