Banana Boat Tours
Join banana boat tours during your trip to island and beach destinations in the Philippines. The adrenaline-pumping ride in these inflatable boats pulled by speedboats will surely have you laughing and screaming with your friends.

Banana Boat Tours

Join banana boat tours during your trip to island and beach destinations in the Philippines. The adrenaline-pumping ride in these inflatable boats pulled by speedboats will surely have you laughing and screaming with your friends.
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Bohol Banana/Dragon Boat Ride Experience | With Hotel Transfers

Feel the adrenaline rush and go on a thrilling banana/dragon boat ride in Bohol with your family and friends. If you’re looking for a great bonding experience you can share with your loved ones while on your Bohol trip, then you should have this package booked.  You will be picked up at your designated hotel in Stations 1, 2, or 3 and brought to the beach. There, our expert safety personnel will give you a short orientation on the basics of the activity and some safety regulations to keep in mind. You will also be provided with helmets and life jackets.  Once you’re geared up and ready, you will board a banana boat, which is essentially a boat in the shape of a banana. This is attached to a speedboat and supported by two air-filled tubes underneath to provide a semblance of balance. If you prefer a different boat design, you can choose the dragon boat instead of a banana boat. A minimum of 5 passengers are required per boat so make sure to tag your friends and family and experience the thrill of a lifetime.  After boarding the banana boat, wait for the speedboat driver to pick up the speed and pull your banana boat. The boat can go up to 30kph, so make sure to hold on tight and let out a scream. You will cruise along the beach of Bohol and get to see its shores from a different perspective. Combine this with other water activities in the area such as fly fishing and parasailing to make your Bohol trip more memorable. Once you’re done with the ride, you are free to lounge by the beach before heading back to your hotel.  Complete your Bohol itinerary with this top-rated banana boat activity. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
30 minutes
Available:
All year
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Boracay Banana Boat Private Tour | Free Land and Boat Transfers

Add excitement to your stay in Boracay Island with a private banana boat ride. If you are an adrenaline junkie by heart and want to make the most of your tropical trip to the country’s frequently visited beach destination, then make sure to get this banana boat ride booked.  From your accommodation within Stations 1, 2, or 3, a private tour vehicle will pick you up to take you to the beach area. Here, you will be transferred to a boat going to the activity platform not far away from the shore. Once you arrived at the jump-off point, you will be met by your speedboat driver, who will provide you with life vests for safety and will instruct you on the safety precautions of the activity.  When everything is settled and you have your life vests on, you will then hop on the yellow banana-shaped inflatable tube. The boat can only accommodate five persons at a time, so if your group is more than that, you can go on separate batches. Hold on tight to the handles in front of your seat and prepare to get zoomed through the waves as your driver starts the speedboat engine. You will then be taken on an adrenaline-infused ride along the shore of Boracay as you feel the rush of the breeze in your face. Make sure to feast your eyes on the stunning surroundings of the island, as well. This experience will surely satisfy your need for speed and let you see the island from a different perspective.  The ride will only take around fifteen minutes, but it will surely feel longer than that. Be prepared to get wet too, as the driver would try to flip your boat over along the way. No worries, though, as this is a fun kick to your experience. Once you get back to the shore, you can then wash-off and prepare to get back to the comfort of your hotel. Ride the jagged waves of Boracay aboard a thrilling banana boat. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
30 minutes
Available:
All year
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Mactan Cebu Island Hopping & Water Activities | With Lunch and Transfer

Prepare your best swimsuit and get ready for a day full of fun adventures under the sun with this island hopping and water activity tour of Mactan Island. If water activities and a relaxing day on the beach is what you’re looking for this tour is perfect for you. The trip begins after your driver picks you up from your accommodation. Then, you will be heading towards Mactan Island’s beach. You will be provided with a life vest before you proceed with the tour. Your first activity is parasailing. You will board on a parasailing boat with your guide then, once you’re all set, you will slowly soar upwards. Appreciate the panoramic views of Mactan Island and don’t forget to capture the moment using your action camera. Next, you will navigate the pristine waters of Mactan Island’s beach through a Jet Ski activity. Your instructor will teach you the basics of using a jet ski. Enjoy the thrill of speeding through the waters of Mactan beach. After 15 minutes, you will return to the shore and prepare for your last water activity, the banana boat ride. Once properly positioned, make sure to hold on tight as the speedboat and large waves will surely make you fall. Don’t worry, this activity is safe and falling is part of the fun. After your thrilling watersports adventure, you will proceed to your island-hopping activity. First stop is Nalusuan Island where you will enjoy a sumptuous lunch. Walk around the beautiful island and admire its blue waters. You can also swim, snorkel and dive as the island is also a marine sanctuary. Next, you will be heading to Hilutungan Snorkeling Reef. This place is known as one of the best places for beginners in snorkeling and diving because of its low-lying coral formation. Surely, you will fall in love with this island’s rich marine biodiversity. Then, you will be moving to Sulpa Island, a stunning island covered with trees. The island is also rich in marine resources and you can enjoy snorkeling, canoeing, swimming and diving here. Take lots of photos in this virgin island before returning back to your accommodation. Add excitement to your Cebu escapade with this fun water sports and island-hopping tour. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
8 hours
Available:
All year
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Mactan Cebu Watersports & Land Highlights DayTour with Lunch and Transfer

Come along and join this exciting, action-packed tour of Mactan Island. Feel the adrenaline rush kicking in with watersports activities and learn about the city’s history by visiting its historic attractions. If you want to experience the best of Mactan Island, this tour is perfect for you. Your tour begins after your driver picks you up from your accommodation. Then, you will be driving towards your first destination, Mactan Island’s beach for your watersports activities. You will be provided with safety gear such as a lifejacket before you proceed with the tour. The first activity is Parasailing. You will board the parasail boat to start your parasailing journey. Once all gears are secured, you will slowly float up the air. Soar high and get a breathtaking bird’s eye view of Mactan Island. After 15 minutes, you will return and prepare for your next Activity. After a thrilling experience on air, you will be riding along the waves of Mactan’s beach through a Jetski. Your guide will teach you the basics of using a Jet Ski such as starting the engine, emergency shut off and brake. Last but not least is the banana boat. Once you are properly positioned, make sure to hold on tight as you might fall over once the speedboat starts running. Enjoy the rush of the adrenaline once the activity starts! After washing up, you’ll be driving to Mactan’s Shrine in Punta Engaño. Here, you will learn about the historic Battle of Mactan, the resistance of Lapu-Lapu’s troops against the Spanish colonizers. Upon arrival, you will first see the Lapu-Lapu monument, a majestic bronze statue of the brave Mactan leader. Then, not far from this site is Magellan’s Shrine, an obelisk tower that pays homage to the Portuguese explorer. Afterward, you will be heading to Alegre Guitar Factory. This family-run business is home to the best guitars in the country. Mactan is famous for its handcrafted guitars and here, you will witness how this musical instrument is made. You may also buy a guitar or ukulele as a souvenir before you leave. Experience the best of Mactan Island’s activities and attractions with this day tour. Check the availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
5 hours
Available:
All year
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Mactan Cebu Watersports & Land Highlights Guided Tour with Lunch and Transfer

Experience the best of both worlds with a thrilling water sports activity and a tour around Mactan’s historic sites in this action-packed full-day tour. This tour is perfect for travelers who wants to experience the best attractions that Mactan has to offer. The tour begins after your driver picks you up from your hotel accommodation. Then, your guide will explain the itinerary for the day. Afterward, you will be heading to Mactan Island’s beach where the water sports activities will take place. You will be given a lifejacket before you proceed with the tour. First activity is Parasailing. You will board on boat with your guide, who will also be with you during the excursion. Witness the beauty of Mactan Island’s pristine beaches while up on the air.  Next, you will be jet skiing along the waters of Mactan’s beach. Your instructor will guide you on how to use the jet ski. It can be intimidating at first but once you familiarize yourself, you’ll enjoy your 15-minute ride across Mactan’s beach. Before you end your watersports tour, you will be riding the banana boat. Hold on tight and make sure you don’t fall once the speedboat starts to pull, twist and turn. Feel the thrill and enjoy the ride! After an exhilarating trip on the beach, you will proceed to Mactan’s shrine to learn about the city’s history. Here, you will see two important shrines that commemorate the Battle of Mactan. First stop is the Lapu-Lapu monument, a 20-meter bronze statue of the Visayan Datu and first Filipino Hero armed with a kampilan (native sword) and shield. Then, a few meters away is Magellan’s shrine, a large tower that pays homage to the Portuguese explorer who introduced Catholicism in the country. Afterward, you will be heading to Alegre Guitar Factory, home of the world-renowned guitars in Cebu. Mactan-made guitars are known for their quality.  See the process of how these guitars are made. You can also buy a guitar or ukulele in their shop as a souvenir. Enjoy the best of Mactan’s water sports activities and historical sites with this guided tour. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
5 hours
Available:
All year
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Mactan Cebu Watersports Half-Day Tour with Transfer

Feel the adrenaline rush and have fun under the sun with water sports activities in the beautiful island of Mactan. This tour is perfect for adventurous guests who want an exciting recreational Activity. The tour begins after your driver picks you up from your accommodation. He will be taking you to Mactan Island’s beach where the activities will take place. You will be provided safety equipment such as a life vest before you proceed with the trip. Listen carefully to your watersports crew as he gives you instructions before each activity. A few kilometers away from Cebu City, Mactan Island is famous for its pristine beaches, white sand and crystal-clear waters. It houses world-class beach resorts and a number of thrilling watersports activities. Your first activity is Parasailing. You will board on a boat together with your guide then, he will attach you to the parasail. Once you are secured in, you and your guide will slowly be lifted up from the back of the boat. Before you know it, you are floating in the air and enjoying the beautiful view of Cebu. For 15 minutes, you get to watch the shorelines of Mactan from the skies above. Don’t forget your action camera to capture the moment. Then, you will safely return together with your guide to the activity area before you proceed with the next activity. After a thrilling experience up in the air, you will navigate the waters of Mactan’s beach through a jet ski. Your instructor will give you pointers on how to use the jet ski. Pay close attention to the instructions and don’t be afraid to ask questions before you proceed. To complete your fun-filled watersports tour, you will be riding a banana boat. This giant yellow inflatable boat is upheld at the bottom by two air-filled cylinder tubes to provide balance. Then, it is pulled around by a speed boat so you need to hold on tight to keep your balance. However, the fun begins when someone falls over. After your exhilarating water activities, your driver will pick you up and take you back to your Accommodation. Prepare yourself for an exciting day full of watersports activities with this tour. Check the availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
4 hours
Available:
All year
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Coron Palawan Half-Day Town Tour | With Transfers and BBQ Dinner

Immerse yourself in a day of land and water adventures when you join this half-day tour of Coron’s town proper. This trip appeals to backpackers who want to have a quick exploration of the town upon their arrival in the province.  If you will be staying within the town proper of Coron, you will be picked up from there at the beginning of the tour; otherwise, you can meet your guide at the Old Market. Once everyone is settled, you will make your way to your first stop, the Royal Island Watersports. This watersports park is packed with various water activities and equipment for the enjoyment of its visitors. You can go on a speedboat and banana boat ride while in the area. Feel free to enjoy the unlimited use of the clear bottom kayak and the videoke, as well. For an additional fee, you can also use the jetski, go parasailing, ride the Disco Boat or enjoy the Flyfish. From there, you will head to Mt. Tapyas, located some 11 kilometers away. The site is popular for its view deck that sits at a height of around 210 meters. To reach the view deck, you will climb up the 720 concrete steps that will test both your endurance and patience. While the climb might be a bit of a challenge, it will all prove to be worth it once you get to the summit and be rewarded with a 360-degree vista of the entire town and the bay.  After the adrenaline-pumping activity at the watersports park and view deck, it’s time to catch your breath at your next stop, St. Augustine Church. This beautiful Catholic structure was established back in the early 1900s. Offer a quiet prayer here before proceeding to Lualhati Park, a sprawling seaside walk overlooking the bay. After strolling along the bay and enjoying the sunset, you will head over to the Cashew House for some souvenir buying. From there, you will be brought to the Coron Town Plaza for some quick photo-ops before taking your dinner at K-Sarap Express, where a sumptuous barbecue meal will be waiting for you.  Pack your swimwear and comfortable walking shoes as you come along this half-day tour of Coron town proper’s most iconic landmarks. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
4 hours
Available:
All year
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Boracay – Banana Boat Ride Experience

Come along and experience an adrenaline rush as you and your group get to experience Banana Boat ride with the beautiful view of Boracay island. Prepare to get wet as you sail through the waters of Boracay. This tour is a perfect additional activity should you look for a thrilling group activity in the island.  Banana boat ride is one of the popular activities in Boracay as you get to ride a banana shaped inflatable that will be pulled by a speed boat within the Boracay waters. You’ll feel the thrill as the ride gets faster and get drenched by the waves of the sea. To begin with the activity, you will meet your tour coordinator at the Boracay Station 1 (Infront of Astoria Hotel Beachfront) or Station 3 (7-11 besides Swiss Inn Resto & Bar). Then you will head to the main start-off point, and you will meet an instructor that will give you safety precautions before you start your activity.  The ride will start off as a simple one and will gradually increase its speed. Laugh or scream as much as you like as you enjoy the ride! Don’t worry if you fell off the water as some operators find it normal and it is also one of the main highlights of the activity.  Have your experience recorded with your waterproof cameras as you journey towards the open sea of Boracay so you can look back to it whenever you like. The ride lasts up to 15 minutes, and usually, it passes by so fast that you don’t even know your activity has ended. Have a memorable Banana Boat ride experience with your group in Boracay when you book this tour. Check availability by choosing a date above. 

Duration:
30 minutes
Available:
All year
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Banana Boat Ride in Panglao | Bohol Water Adventure

Get a dose of adrenaline rush and have tons of fun with your friends and family on this banana boat ride in Panglao Island, Bohol. A popular water activity, this banana boat adventure will make you shout from the top of your lungs with excitement. This tour is perfect for thrill-seekers who want to make the most out of their Panglao Island escapade. Your tour will begin once you arrive at the pick-up point in Panglao. You will meet your guide and brought to the activity area. Take note that this recreational water activity is safe for eight years old and above. Don’t worry, you will be instructed on how to make sure that everybody has a safe and enjoyable time. Strap on your lifevest and prepare yourself for a fun-filled activity. Banana boats are giant yellow inflatable boats with two air-filled cylinder tubes on both sides. Once everybody has hopped, a speedboat will pull the banana boat out to the sea. Hold tight as the speedboat pulls your banana boat at a faster speed. Try to keep your balance as the speedboat makes sudden turns, but don’t be afraid of falling. The fun starts when someone falls from the banana boat. Enjoy the ride and savor the seawater splashing all around. You can take pictures with your underwater camera provided that you know how to maneuver it during the ride. Make the most out of this experience before you're brought back to the activity area. Book this exciting banana boat adventure and make the most out of your Panglao Island vacation. Check the availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
30 minutes
Available:
All year
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Banana Boat Adventure in Boracay I With Transfer and Guide

Experience the exhilaration of getting drenched in the crystal clear waters of Boracay when you book this banana boat adventure. This is perfect for travelers looking for an exciting recreational activity that can be enjoyed by the whole family or group of friends. You will be picked up from your accommodation in Boracay Island and dropped off at the activity area. You will meet your tour coordinator and hop on the boat that will take you to the jump-off platform. Before starting the activity, you will be briefed on the safety regulations and instructions of the tour. Strap on the lifevest provided and brace yourself for a fun-filled time. The banana boat ride is one of the most popular activities in Boracay. Similar to a water sled, this yellow-colored and the banana-shaped inflatable boat is attached to a speedboat that will pull all of you to the deeper waters at high speed. The ride will test your balance so make sure to hold on tight! Feel the adrenaline rush as the banana boat speeds through the water during this fifteen-minute activity. Enjoy the ride and laugh along when someone is sent flying off the banana boat. It's normal to fall off the banana boat. After all, the main goal of the activity is to tip you over with a big splash. Try to keep your balance with your feet resting on the flanking tubes to get a full experience  Feel free to take photos or videos with your underwater camera to record this exciting experience. After the activity, you’ll be brought back to the activity area so you can head back to your accommodation in Boracay Island. Take your Boracay Island adventure to the next level by signing up for this fun banana boat activity. Check the availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
30 minutes
Available:
All year
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Royal Island Watersports Coron Day Tour | With Unlimited Kayak Use

Add a day of thrill to your Coron, Palawan escapade with this day tour to one of its premier water parks. If you want to get your adrenaline fix with fun-filled recreational activities while on the island, then this trip to the Royal Island Watersports is just what you need.  Your coordinator will meet you at the Zipline Lualhati Park (I Am Coron Statue) in the morning. From there, you will board a private speedboat that will take you to Royal Island Watersports, where the water rides await you. Upon arrival at the water park, you will have a short briefing of the offered activities that you may try, as well as the safety regulations to keep the day as safe and fun for you and your group. You will then get to choose which ride to take among the four exhilarating rides: banana boat ride, flyfish, bandwagon or hurricane. Experience being pulled at an unexpected speed, fall off the rides, and fill the island with laughter. These rides are free for the first 15 minutes, and if you want another go, feel free to do so, too.   After finishing the water rides, you may opt to chill around the view deck with your friends and enjoy the vibrant seascape surrounding you. Make sure to have a dip in their sea floating pool, as well, and paddle through the waters of Coron using their clear bottom kayaks. You will have the chance to kayak in style where you can clearly see what’s beneath you. Discover and recover on the island before you board the speedboat again and return to the town proper. Enjoy a fun day with water rides and explore the beautiful island of Coron when you book this tour to Royal Island Watersports. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
4 hours
Available:
All year
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Private Banana Boat Ride | Group Water Adventure in Boracay

Feel the wind in your hair with this exciting banana boat ride adventure in Boracay. If you’re visiting the island with family and friends and want a family-friendly water activity to squeeze into your schedule, then this 15-minute adventure is the fun and perfect way to go.  You will be meeting up with your guide at D’Mall McDonald’s, located close to Budget Mart. From there, you will proceed to the activity area, where you will be given a life vest and a short briefing, including what to do to keep safe while onboard the long, inflatable rubber tube that looks like a banana. Once you’re geared up and ready,  you will then board the inflatable tube.  Hold on tight as you wait for the speedboat to pull the banana boat out to the sea. It will be slow at first, but you will be speeding up as you cut through the waves of the island. The speedboat will make several twists and turns to keep the ride more exciting, but despite the adrenaline rush you will experience while on the boat, the activity is quite safe.  If you brought an action camera with you, make sure it's fastened to your wrist and has a floater. Enjoy taking pictures during the ride, but remember to hold on tight! You will go around the length of Boracay for 15 minutes before you head back to the activity area, where your guide will be waiting for you. You can choose to be dropped off at either Station 1 or 3 or you can be escorted to Bulabog Beach, where you can enjoy the rest of the day swimming and hanging out by the shore.   Prepare yourself for an exhilarating banana boat ride in Boracay with this private activity. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
30 minutes
Available:
All year
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Coron Town Tour with Kayak & Banana Boat ride | With BBQ Dinner

Get the best views of the town and neighboring islands and experience exciting water activities in this popular half-day Coron tour. If you love sightseeing and crave land and water adventures, this is the perfect starter kit in exploring Coron. Coron is well-known for its pristine beaches and spectacular seascapes, earning it a spot in Condé Nast's list of best islands in the world. With this tour, you will see another side of town that’s as beautiful, making it the perfect half-day activity upon your arrival. Our tour guide will pick you up from your accommodation in Coron town proper and take you to Mt. Tapyas where you will climb the 700-step stairs to the top. Take your time in going up; the view of the town and neighboring islands makes the trip worth it. Head next to St. Augustine Church and Lualhati Park for some sightseeing. Afterwards, you will take a boat ride on to Royal Island, a private resort popular for water sports. Enjoy a complimentary Banana Boat ride and paddle your way through the water on a clear-bottomed kayak. If you love singing, you can also choose to relax by using the resort's karaoke. For a more exciting time, you can rent some water sports equipment at the resort. Try out jetskiing, parasailing, and flyfishing. There is also a disco boat that's especially suited for groups of friends.  You can replenish lost energy with the sumptuous barbecue dinner at K-Grill Station, which is part of the tour package. After a perfect half-day, our transfer service will bring you back to your hotel. Make the most of your stay in Coron and join this must-do half-day tour. Choose a date to check availability.

Duration:
5 hours
Available:
All year
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Frequently Asked Questions

About Banana Boat Tours

Try an exciting water adventure in the Philippines called the banana boat! This activity is a must-try for anyone who enjoys adrenaline-pumping experiences while being treated to the scenic view of some of the country’s best islands and beaches.

1. Where are the best banana boat tours in the Philippines?

You can experience the banana boat ride in Bohol, Boracay, Coron, and other islands and beaches in the Philippines. It’s a very popular activity that will surely get you and your group in a good mood.

2. Can I still join a banana boat tour even if I don't know how to swim?

Yes! Your guide will give you a brief on the basic safety regulations before the activity. Life vests will be provided to ensure the safety of the banana boat ride participants.

3. Are we allowed to bring a phone or camera during the tour?

It’s strongly advised not to bring a phone or camera with you during the activity. There’s a chance you might fall in the water which is a main highlight of the activity. You can however bring a waterproof action camera if properly mounted. 

4. How long does the tour last?

It depends on the tour package you availed. The banana boat ride activity usually lasts for 10 minutes to 30 minutes.

5. Is it safe for kids to ride a banana boat?

The minimum age for the banana boat ride activity is 5 years old and above. It’s safe for kids as long as they’re supervised by their parents or guardians and are wearing life vests during the activity.

6. How many people can ride the banana boat at the same time?

It depends on the size of the inflatable boat. Most banana boats can accommodate 5 to 10 people at a time.

7. What should I wear during the banana boat ride activity?

Make sure to wear comfortable beach or swimming outfit so you can enjoy the activity to the fullest. Avoid bringing unnecessary items such as cap and sunglasses that might fall off during the ride.