Islas de Gigantes Tours
Hop around the islands of Islas de Gigantes or Gigantes Islands in Carles, Iloilo with these tours. Lounge in the white sand beaches, swim in lagoons, or feast on fresh seafood.

Islas de Gigantes Tours

Hop around the islands of Islas de Gigantes or Gigantes Islands in Carles, Iloilo with these tours. Lounge in the white sand beaches, swim in lagoons, or feast on fresh seafood.
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Gigantes Islands Iloilo Island Hopping with Seafood Lunch from Roxas City

Go on an island-hopping tour around the gems off the coast of Carles in Iloilo with this tour to Islas de Gigantes or Gigantes Islands from Roxas City. If you’re a beach lover who can’t get enough of Vitamin Sea, make sure to book this tour  You will be picked up within Roxas City. When everything is settled, you will then board a boat and start sailing to Gigantes Island. This cluster of islets were discovered in 2013, following the outburst of Typhoon Yolanda in the region. It was then developed and has become a tourist destination.  Your first stop will be at Bantigue Island. The island boasts a long stretch of powder-like white sand and cerulean blue waters. Travelers will find this beach a nice place to chill and just soak up the sun. You can indulge in freshly harvested scallops while lounging on Bantigue Island’s beautiful sandbar. From there, you will be taken to Antonia Island, where dozens of fish and marine life are settled. This makes the island a popular destination for snorkeling. Most visitors also camp on the island’s shores.  Next up, you will marvel at the majestic limestone cliff drops and spectacular rock formations of the Tangke Saltwater Lagoon. You can happily swim around its shallow yet enchanting emerald green waters that look like your very own private pool. The boat ride to get into the cove is an adventure in itself, but it’s all worth it once you see the gorgeous natural structure inside.  If you’re down for a quick climb, you’ll enjoy the trip to Cabugao Gamay. The place is adorned with a stretch of palm trees along the shoreline. You can hike up one of the hills to get a good scenic view of the island. You will then be given time for some photo-ops at Pulo Pandan before heading home.  Don’t forget to juice up your camera and smartphone to capture the memorable moments on every stop during this island-hopping escapade to Islas de Gigantes. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
10 hours
Available:
All year
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Southern Iloilo Countryside Day Tour | With Lunch and Transfers

See firsthand the beauty of southern Iloilo’s heritage sites with this day tour around the province’s iconic attractions. This tour is a definite must-book for history and architecture enthusiasts. A designated driver will pick you up within Iloilo City and take you to your first destination, San Joaquin Church. Built in 1869, this Roman Catholic Church is known for its beautiful façade featuring the Spanish victory during the Battle of Tetuan. From there, you will be taken to another iconic church in the province, the Guimbal Church. Constructed using yellow sandstones, adobe stones and coral stones from neighboring Guimaras Island, this historic church stands at four stories high and became a watchtower during the Spanish occupation. Today, it is considered one of the oldest churches in the country. Your next destination will be the Tigbauan Church. Aside from its Latin-American style, the century-old church is also renowned for its mosaic wall featuring the banishment of Adam and Eve. Roughly 31 kilometers from the Tigabauan Church is the Garin Farm of San Joaquin. This farm is an inland resort that combines religion, agriculture, and recreation all in one site. You will find the so-called Pilgrimage Hill here, where a stairwell of 455 steps is featured. As you ascend the stairs, you will come across statues that portray scenes from the bible until you reach a dark crossing. Beyond that path is a heaven-like depiction of paradise, with white statues everywhere.  Take time capturing photos in the pilgrimage before moving to Campo Santo. This historic cemetery has been designated as a national cultural treasure together with San Joaquin Church. It quietly sits on a hill where visitors can view the surrounding cityscape.  You will then enjoy a sumptuous lunch at either one of two local restaurants, Tatoy’s Manukan or Breakthrough. You can also choose to eat at Camiña Balay na Bato, a well-preserved heritage house was built in 1865 and now serves as a historical site and restaurant. After the meal, you will continue your tour to Taytay Boni, the only surviving stone bridge in Western Visayas. It was built in 1854 using yellow coral stone slabs called Tablea. From there, you will be moving to Mama’s Kitchen and Sinamay house where you can buy Ilonggo delicacies as pasalubong. Cap your day with a prayer at the Miagao Church, a UNESCO world heritage site and one of the four Baroque Churches in the Philippines. Hop on this immersive historical and cultural journey to learn more about Iloilo. Check the availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
10 hours
Available:
All year
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Iloilo Sicogon Island & Gigantes Island Hopping Private Tour | With Lunch & Transfers

Hop aboard this fun getaway to the stunning island of Sicogon and Gigantes Islands. Known for their white sand beaches and picture-perfect seascapes, Sicogon Island and Gigantes Islands are the perfect destination for beach lovers looking to escape the city. The tour begins after your guide picks you up in Iloilo City. You will then travel to the jumpoff point, where your boat transfer will be waiting for you. Once everything is settled, you will cruise across the sparkling sea to Sicogon Island. The island, nestled in Visayan Sea, is among the popular summer destination between the 70s and 80s. Today, it stands as a serene getaway location, where tourists still go to escape the bustling urban life. When in Sicogon, you can lounge on the golden sands of Brgy. Buaya Beach or explore the lush virgin forests in the area. Make sure to take lots of selfies and enjoy swimming in this secluded island. After lounging on this little paradise, get ready to see the rest of the gems at Northern Iloilo coast with a tour to the Gigantes Islands, starting with Bantigue Sandbar. Known for its crystalline waters, long stretch of sand and colorful corals, Bantigue sandbar would surely take your breath away. Afterward, you will make your merry way to Antonia Beach, where you will be welcomed with rich marine biodiversity. Feel free to put on your snorkeling gears and have a swim with the marine life here. Enjoy a sumptuous lunch of fresh seafood before moving to your next destination, Tangke Lagoon. With its isolated vibe, you are sure to enjoy a peaceful time swimming in the saltwater pool located in Tangke Lagoon. Aside from the magnificent view of limestone karsts the area provides, you may also try cliff diving while on the site. From the lagoon, you’ll be heading to Isla Gamay, where you can climb up a rock cliff to witness a 360-panoramic view of the island. Famous for its white sand beaches lined with coconut trees, you are sure to fall in love with this island’s natural wonders. To cap the tour, you will be taken to Pulo Pandan. This tiny islet that used to be a resting place for fishermen offers a magnificent view of the seascape. Enjoy sunbathing, swimming, and snorkeling here before going back to Iloilo. Discover the beauty of Northern Iloilo with this Sicogon Island and Gigantes Islands full-day tour from Iloilo City. Check the availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
10 hours
Available:
All year
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Isla De Gigantes Iloilo Island-Hopping | With Seafood Lunch

Set out to sea and discover the scenic beauty of Iloilo’s marine life with this Isla De Gigantes island-hopping tour. This escapade is perfect for nature-lovers and beach lovers who can’t get enough of the sea. You will be picked up within Iloilo City and taken to the port, where a boat will be waiting for you. Once you’re geared up with your life vest, you will head to your first destination, Bantigue Sandbar. The site is locally known for its stunning and powdery white sandbar complemented by the turquoise blue waters. You will also be given enough time to enjoy snorkeling and swimming in the area before moving to your next destination, Antonia Beach. Named after the lone resort on the peninsula, Antonia Beach is made up of two large piles of rocks that are connected by a white sand beach adorned with a row of palm trees. Upon arriving on the island, you can either dip in the cool waters or lounge on the cozy cottages by the shore. After getting enough sun, you’ll be traveling to Cabugao Gamay Island.  This island is well-known thanks to the hilltop view deck in the area that rewards guests with a 360-degree vista of the surrounding seascape. What makes this view deck popular to the visitors is that it was actually a huge rock boulder made into a suitable place for viewing by the locals. To get to the top, you will climb a set of wooden stairs first, which was also a product of the local community. You will then enjoy a sumptuous lunch of unlimited scallops and fresh seafood before moving on to your next destination, Pulopandan island.  This tiny yellow, coral-like islet used to just be a traditional resting place for fishermen. Because of its spectacular view, tourists flock to this island nowadays as part of their island-hopping itinerary. To cap off the tour, you will be visiting Tangke Lagoon, a natural saltwater pool hidden behind steep cliffs. Feel free to take plenty of photos here with the beautiful rock formations as your backdrop.  Explore the beautiful island gems of Gigantes Islands with this whole day Iloilo island-hopping tour. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
5 hours
Available:
All year
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Islas de Gigantes Island Hopping Shared Tour in Iloilo with Fresh Seafood Lunch

Carles, Iloilo — Set sail through the chain of islands along the Visayan Sea and make new friends in this Islas de Gigantes joiner tour in Iloilo. The turquoise waters, powdery white sand beaches, and stunning beachscapes make this trip ideal for nature lovers and those who want to experience one of the best islands in the Philippines. The excursion begins early in the morning at Carles Port, Iloilo where you will meet your local guide and the others joining the day tour. Before leaving for your island hopping trip, your guide will discuss the itinerary with you as well as give some tips to maximize the day. Your first stop will be the Cabugao Gamay or Selfie Island. Here you can relax on the fine white sand or take a dip in the blue waters. It isn’t called the selfie island without good reason – go up the stairway and take a selfie with the beautiful island covered with greenery as your backdrop. You will head next to Bantigue islet, where you can sink your toes into its soft white sand. Swim, walk around or take pictures because you will be taken to Antonia Island afterward where you can enjoy the fresh seafood lunch prepared by the locals. After your sumptuous meal, you will then proceed to Tangke Saltwater Lagoon, a well-known spot for picture taking because of its distinctly rugged beauty characterized by the towering limestone cliffs surrounding it. For the last stop of the trip, you will head to Pulupandan Islet, a small island with a lone coconut tree and some rocks with interesting shapes and patterns. Hop on a boat, make new friends, and relax in the white sand beaches of the islands around Islas de Gigantes in Northern Iloilo. Check availability by choosing a date above!

Duration:
8,5 hours
Available:
All year
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Frequently Asked Questions

About Islas de Gigantes Tours

Discover the beauty of the beaches, islands, and lagoons of Islas de Gigantes in Carles, Iloilo. You’ll fall in love with the unspoiled majestic views, azure waters, white sand, and feast on affordable but fresh seafood like scallops, oysters, and more.

1. Where is Islas de Gigantes located?

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, about 1 hour and 40 minutes travel time.

2. 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.

3. 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.

4. What activities can I do in Islas de Gigantes?

You can go island-hopping, 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!

5. 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.

6. 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.

7. 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.

8. 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.