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Cebu Moalboal Island-Hopping Private Day Tour with Transfers from Cebu City

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Cebu, Philippines
9 hours
English, Tagalog
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Witness the underwater treasures of Moalboal, Cebu on this island-hopping day tour. Sign up for this guided adventure and get the chance to swim with a school of sardines at Pescador Island, and marvel at the turtles of Turtle Bay. You will also enjoy the convenience of a private transfer from your accommodation in Cebu City to Moalboal.

The coastal town of Moalboal in Cebu Province is blessed with a rich marine ecosystem. In fact, Moalboal is famous for the incredible sardine run that happens in the waters of Pescador Island. Moalboal is truly the perfect tropical destination for nature-lovers looking for a memorable underwater experience.  

Your tour will begin once you are picked up from your accommodation in Cebu City. Relax and savor the trip to Moalboal, you will need all your energy for the exciting island-hopping activity ahead. You will be dropped off at the dock where you will board your private motorized boat. You will be provided with swimming goggles for snorkeling, as well as life jackets.

Enjoy the boat ride to Pescador Island. The island boasts vibrant reefs teeming with lionfish, sea sponge, jacks, and many more. You will snorkel through a spectacular coral reef and swim with colorful fishes. Best of all, you will experience the breathtaking sardine run; imagine a dancing ball of millions of sardines congregating and moving in perfect unison.

Put on your snorkeling gear, plunge into the water of Pescador Island, and watch the school of sardines move and glide through the water. This magnificent underwater spectacle is a surreal experience for the books. What makes Moalboal’s sardine run even more impressive is the fact that the sardines don’t leave the waters of  Moalboal. You can experience this marine marvel all year long.

The last stop of your island hopping tour will be Turtle Bay, a sanctuary for sea turtles. After swimming with sardines, you will now get to swim with sea turtles. You can snorkel and watch the turtles as they swim about, but don’t touch or feed them. Even from afar, witnessing these magnificent creatures gliding through the water will take your breath away.

After island-hopping, you will be taken back to the port with a big satisfied smile from your memorable underwater adventure. Your private transfer will now drive back to your accommodation in Cebu City.

Explore the underwater marvels of Moalboal, Cebu. Book this tour to experience the majestic sardine run and get the chance to swim with turtles.  Check the availability by choosing a date.


Moalboal Island Hopping with Tour Guide Assistance
Roundtrip boat transfers to and from Pescador Island, Sardines Run and Turtle Bay
Snorkeling Gears and Safety Gears
Private Airconditioned Vehicle with Hotel Pick-Up and Drop Off within Cebu City, Mactan, Talamban, Mandaue and Mactan Airport


Island Hopping

What to bring

Camera/Waterproof Camera
Drinking Water and or Snacks
Extra Clothes and Body Towel
Reef-safe Sunscreen
Swimming Gear
Personal Medicine
Personal Sanitizing Alcohol
Face Mask and Face Shield
Covid-19 Vaccination Card or Vaccination Certificate

Good to know

- Free hotel pick-up and drop-off within Mactan Airport, accommodations in Cebu City, Mactan, Talamban, and Mandaue. Please be ready 15-30 minutes in advance to avoid delays and cancellation due to a no-show. For transfers outside the above-said areas please e-mail us at operations so we can arrange it for you at a reasonable price.

- 100.00 PHP entrance fee to Moalboal to be paid on-site (Price may change without prior notice).

- Lunch is not included, it may be bought at guests' own accounts.

- The operator may cancel the tour in case of force majeure or unforeseen circumstances like weather conditions. In this case, you will be given the option to reschedule or request a full refund.

- No refund for no-show guests. All booking cancellations and changes must be made 24-hours in advance.

- For guest safety protection, the minimum health standard is strictly observed.

- Not all establishment accepts credit card, bring extra money in Philippine Peso currency.

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