Iloilo Islas de Gigantes Island Hopping Tour with Lunch + Optional Upgrade to Private Tour
Immerse in the beauty of Iloilo by going to Islas de Gigantes with this island-hopping tour. This shared island-hopping tour is great for meeting new people while exploring the various islands in Carles, Iloilo. This tour already includes entrance fees, boat transfers, a seafood lunch, and the assistance of a guide. If you prefer to travel with your own company, you can choose to purchase an upgrade to make this tour a private one.
You will meet your guide at Bancal Port Carles. You will register at the tourism office there and fill out some forms. Then, you will be taken to a boat and start your journey to Pulupandan Island.
Pulupandan Island is usually the first stop in Islas de Gigantes island-hopping tours. It got its name from the Pulupandan trees on the island. There are only 25 square meters of land on the island when the tide comes in. In less than a minute, you can walk from one end to the other. Swim and relax in the area before going to Cabugao Gamay Island, the most popular spot in Islas de Gigantes.
Cabugao Gamay is one of the three small southern islands in Islas de Gigantes. What makes this island unique is the rock formation covered in vegetation. Make sure to take a photo at one of the highest points on the island for the best view of Cabugao Gamay.
Next, you will go to Lantangan Beach, where you will eat your seafood lunch with unlimited rice and free coffee. Then, you will go to Antonia Beach, which is famous for its white sand beach and unique limestone boulders that rise out of the ground.
Your next stop is Bantigue Sandbar. Perfect for snorkeling and sunset-watching, it has gorgeous white sand and shallow waters that make it easy for travelers to swim around the island. There are also some unique rock formations that are great for travel photos.
After that, you will go to Tangke Salt Water Lagoon for your last stop. This lagoon is also called the Enchanted Lagoon for its mysterious history. According to the locals, the water levels inside Tangke would rise dramatically, as if by magic, on June 24, which is the feast of St. John the Baptist. The lagoon has azure waters and beautiful rock formations, making it a great place to cool off. It is one of the most popular places to visit in this province. Have fun swimming and cliff-diving before you go back to the port.
Soak in the sights of Islas de Gigantes with this shared island-hopping shared tour. Check the availability by choosing a date.
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Good to know
To get the lowest rate available group yourselves into 6 or more and send us a message for a quotation. Bring your own snorkeling gear should you wish to do the activity. Cliff dive at your own risk. Always listen to the tour guide present for guest safety and protection.
Jetski and banana boat are available for advance reservation. Other activities not indicated are to be paid on site should guests want to avail themselves. Some destinations may be changed subject to weather conditions and water current.
Meet-up time is 8:30AM at Bancal Port Carles. No pick-up and drop off included, but you may add it as an add-on. The pick-up time will be between 4:00am-5:00am within Iloilo city only (Airport not included). To change the meet up time and location please request in advance so our operator may check if the itinerary will fit as we may need to move the pick-up time if the location is far and additional fee may apply.
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. Note that being late by 15-30 minutes without any advice is considered a no-show. Tour cancellation requests must be made 48 hours before your scheduled tour subject to approval.
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