Attractions - Cebu City & Beyond
1) Bojo River Eco-cultural Tour Aloguinsan
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The eco-cultural tour takes you Bojo River, one of the major tributaries in Aloguinsan, where a community of fishermen and their families operate the educational and entertaining tour. Package includes mangrove ecology and bird wildlife lecture, handicraft demo, a buffet lunch and a snack and a cruise down the river. Tour proceeds fund community projects and provide alternative income to the families.
2) Bantayan Island (beaches)
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Bantayan Island is located on the north west end of Cebu Island. It is well known for its amazing beaches and crystal clear waters. It has a thriving fishing industry and poultry egg industry; producing hundreds of thousands of poultry eggs daily.
3) Malapascua Island
(beaches & diving)
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Malapascua is located in the Philippines just off the north tip of Cebu Island. arrange a private taxi and boat transfer. Average price is around US$70-$100 for a one way transfer. arrange a taxi in Cebu. The 3 hour journey will cost anywhere up to PHP 4,000 Once in Maya you can hire a private boat (P1000 and up), or just wait for the public boat (P50). This takes 30 minutes. Malapascua is of course famous for its daily thresher shark sightings. Thresher sharks are a deep water shark and are very rarely seen by divers. Malapascua is the only place in the world they can be seen every day.
4. Kawasan Falls (most famous falls in Cebu)
Just 130 kilometers southwest of Cebu City and about three hours bus ride, the Kawasan Falls is located inside the mountains of Barangay Matutinao, Badian.
5. Olango Wildlife Sanctuary (Birding)
The Olango Wildlife Sanctuary supports the largest concentration of migratory birds found so far in the Philippines. There are 97 species of birds in Olango Wildlife Sanctuary, 48 of which are migratory species, while the rest are resident birds of the island. It is about 4km away from the Mactan Island or approximately 15km east of Cebu City.