whale shark watching + kawasan falls + sardine run

Discover the delights of Cebu with whale shark watching, breathtaking Kawasan Falls in Badian, and an exhilarating sardine run in Moalboal.


In one action-packed day tour, you will experience the wonders of the sea as well as the beauties of nature. Join us on an incredible experience that includes whale shark viewing in Oslob, a visit to the breathtaking Kawasan Falls in Badian, and an adrenaline-fueled sardine run in Moalboal.

Our voyage begins in Oslob, where you will be able to see the beautiful giants of the ocean up close. Marvel at the breathtaking sight of whale sharks gliding across the crystal-clear waters. Snorkel beside these peaceful creatures and experience their breathtaking presence in their natural environment. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime experience that will leave you in awe of the pure beauty of these beautiful creatures.

Following an unforgettable whale shark encounter, we’ll go to Badian to view the breathtaking Kawasan Falls. Immerse yourself in the lovely turquoise waters while surrounded by beautiful nature. As you admire the multi-tiered waterfall, allow the flowing water to soothe your back. Take a leisurely swim or simply relax in this natural paradise to refresh your senses and reconnect with nature.

Next, we’ll travel to Moalboal for an exhilarating sardine run excursion. Dive into the seas packed with thousands of shimmering sardines, producing a breathtaking sight. Swim among the vast schools of fish, which twist and turn in perfect synchrony, producing an incredible underwater ballet. Capture this beautiful moment on camera and save it forever.

Throughout the tour, our knowledgeable guides will assure your safety and share intriguing insights into the marine life and natural treasures you see. They will ensure that you have a wonderful experience while maintaining the delicate balance of the ecosystems.So pack your spirit of adventure and prepare for an unforgettable day of exploration and amazement in the gorgeous sites of Oslob, Badian, and Moalboal.

What to expect

ride a paddle boat

Ride a paddle boat


Swimming with the gentle giants


Swimming in Kawasan Falls


Swimming with the sea turtles in Moalboal


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.

  • 4:00AM – Pick up hotel
  • 6:30 AM – Arrival in Oslob
  • 7:00 AM – Light Breakfast upon arrival in Oslob
  • 7:30 AM – Registration and short Briefing
  • 8:00 AM – Snorkeling with the whale sharks
  • 9:00 AM – Side trip to Tumalog waterfalls (closed every 2nd Wed of the month for clean up)
  • 10:00 AM – Early lunch or pack the lunch
  • 11:00 AM – Depart for Badian
  • 12:00 PM – Swimming in Kawasan falls
  • 1:30 PM – Depart for Moalboal
  • 2:30 PM – Snorkeling with Sardines Run and turtles
  • 4:00 PM – Depart Moalboal
  • 8:00 PM – Estimated arrival in 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.


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.

Yes, kindly ask your driver if you need any stopovers on the way to your hotel.

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.

From ₱2,300 per person
price per person varies by group size


4 years old & above

3 years old

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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.