Islas de Gigantes is located in the municipality of Carles, Iloilo. Carles is 150 kilometers away from Iloilo City, about 3 hours and 30 minutes travel time. If you’re coming from Iloilo International Airport, it’s 144 kilometers away and has a travel time of 3 hours. It’s 72 kilometers away from Roxas City in Capiz.
How do I get to Islas de Gigantes?
There are two ports to get to the Gigantes Islands: Estancia Feeder Port at Estancia and Bancal Port at Carles. All passenger boats go to Gigantes Norte beach in Lango from both ports. Only 1 boat trip from the two ports travels every day (10AM for Bancal port and 1PM at Estancia Port). Don't worry, shuttles are available in Bancal Port if you miss those mentioned times. You also have the option to join a guided or private tour should you want a hassle-free trip.
What are the best tourist attractions in Islas de Gigantes?
Most tours in Islas de Gigantes include these tourist attractions in the itinerary: Cabugao Gamay Island, Bantigue Island, Tangke Saltwater Lagoon, Pulupandan Islet, Pawikan Cave, and more.
What activities can I do in Islas de Gigantes?
You can go explore its white-sand beaches, see majestic rock formations and caves, try water activities such as kayaking, snorkeling and diving, visit the lighthouse, eat fresh seafood, and many more!
What should I bring to Islas de Gigantes?
Bring beachwear essentials and gears for your chosen activities. Safeguard your belongings by bringing a dry bag.
How many days should I spend in Islas de Gigantes?
You can explore the major islands of Islas de Gigantes in just a day! Most Islas de Gigantes multi-day tours can last up to up to 2 to 3 days, depending on the places you’ll be visiting and your plans for accommodation.
Are there accommodations in Islas de Gigantes?
Yes, there are various accommodations within Islas de Gigantes that you can opt to stay in. You can choose based on your budget and preference.
Are there Islas de Gigantes tours during rainy or bad weather?
Islas de Gigantes tours are weather dependent because you’ll be traveling on a boat. Make sure to check weather updates and ask your tour operator for the travel advisory.