whale shark watching canyoneering sardine run

Top three tourist destinations in Cebu with whale shark watching, adrenaline pumping adventure Badian Canyoneering, and an exhilarating sardine run in Moalboal.

Overview

The journey begins with an early morning pick-up from your hotel, then proceed to Oslob, where you’ll have the unique opportunity to see the ocean’s beautiful giants up close. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime experience that will leave you in awe of the pure beauty of these magnificent creatures.

After an exhilarating encounter with whale sharks, get ready for an adrenaline-pumping canyoneering adventure in the heart of Badian. Trek through lush jungle trails, scramble over rocks and plunge into cool, emerald pools as you navigate the intricate network of waterfalls and natural slides that characterize this thrilling activity. Marvel at the stunning scenery of towering cliffs and cascading waterfalls, feeling the rush of conquering nature’s obstacles.

As the day winds down, we head to Moalboal to witness nature’s most mesmerizing spectacles: the sardines run. Snorkel amidst this pulsating mass of marine life, immersing yourself in the magic of the underwater world.

Activity Highlights

  • Get up close to the beautiful gentle giants of Oslob
  • Do extreme canyoneering activities and relax in the cold waters of Kawasan Falls
  • Relax in the cold waters of Kawasan Falls

What to expect

ride a paddle boat

Ride a paddle boat

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Swimming with the gentle giants

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Conquer boulder rocks, swim in the river and appreciate the breathtaking jungle scene

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Snorkeling with thousands of sardine run

What's Included

Not Included

Estimated Itinerary

The final pick-up time may change during peak and monsoon seasons on which early pick-up time is required.

  • 2:30 AM – pick-up hotel
  • 5:30 AM – Arrival in Oslob then take light breakfast
  • 6:30 AM – Short briefing then snorkeling time with the whale sharks
  • 7:30 AM – Cool down at Tumalog falls (closed every 2nd Wednesday of the month)
  • 8:30 AM – Depart Oslob
  • 10:00 AM – Briefing and gear preparation
  • 10:30 AM – Start of Canyoneering 02:00 PM – End of Canyoneering then late lunch
  • 3:00 PM – Depart Badian
  • 4:00 PM – Snorkeling with sardine run
  • 5:00 PM – Depart Moalboal, return to Cebu City
  • 8:30 PM – Estimated return to hotel

Activity Policy

Child Rate

Whale Shark No Sighting Policy

There is a possibility that whale sharks may not be seen during the tour or activity was 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.

Cancellation

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

Frequently Asked Questions

You can book and pay online by selecting pick up the location first, reservation date, and lastly, the number of persons, then press the book now button to continue in checkout.

We clearly stated that the price per person varies on group size; the displayed price is the cheapest offer for large groups (ex. 12 persons).

Yes, but you must select the farthest pick-up or drop-off location upon booking. Surcharge may be collected depending on the distance or detour. Contact us before booking if you need to clarify surcharge fees.

Clothes for change (optional), comfortable swimwear attire, snorkel tube (optional), and underwater camera (if available).

Yes, but you need to note during the reservation to check if fitted on the car.

Yes, there are underwater cameras for rent onsite for Php 500 on average. We recommend bringing your own memory card or USB for faster transfer of photos and videos.

Yes, you can update us later on your hotel for your pick-up location.

It means we have received your order, and it is already confirmed.

We recommend visiting Oslob during the dry season, the best months are March to May when the sea is very calm. 

As much as possible, we do not recommend booking this tour during super peak seasons due to the long queues for whale shark watching that take 2-3 hours of waiting time unless you have a lot of patience. The following seasons are Chinese New Year, Holy Week, All Souls Day, All Saints Day, and Christmas Week to New Year.

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price per person varies by group size
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Advisory: Tumalog Falls is closed until further notice.

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.