Iloilo Islas de Gigantes & Sicogon Island Hopping Shared Tour with Lunch

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Bancal Port, Carles, Philippines
9 hours
English, Tagalog
All year
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See the scenic islands of Iloilo in this Islas de Gigantes and Sicogon Island tour complete with boat transfers, entrance fees, a full load lunch, and the services of a guide. This Iloilo tour is perfect for those seeking a getaway to some of the best beaches and islands in Iloilo.

After meeting up with your guide at Bancal Port Carles, you will fill up the registration form at the Tourism Office. You will then proceed to the group boat charter that will take you to the first destination, Sicogon Island.

Sicogon Island, situated off the coast of Northern Iloilo, is a hidden treasure. It has pristine beaches and clear turquoise waters, which include Buaya Beach and Tumakin Island. Buaya Beach is surrounded by giant coconut palms, nipa hut houses, and clear blue waters perfect for taking a swim. Like Buaya Beach, Tumakin Island also has crystal blue seas that are perfect for a swim at any time of year. 

Next, you will visit Islas de Gigantes or Gigantes Islands. Located in the municipality of Carles, Iloilo, it has beautiful lagoons, idyllic beaches thick mangroves, and secret coves. You will have lunch at Lantangan Beach first, a secluded beach with shallow waters and sandy shores, before heading to Antonia Beach. It is most renowned for its white sand beach, which is enhanced by the unusual limestone rocks that jut out in and around the place. For a more fun visit, book add-on activities like the banana boat ride and jet ski ride for a minimal fee.

Next, you will visit Cabugao Gamay Island, a small island off the coast of Carles, Iloilo. The island has an unusual rock structure at the end of the sandbar and is completely encircled by emerald green seas that are ideal for swimming. 

Next, you will go to Bantigue Sandbar, famous for its sands’ brownish tone changing to a golden hue at sunset. Head next for a cliff diving adventure at Tangke Salt Water Lagoon, which has refreshing shallow waters and beautiful rock formations. 

Puting Baybay Gamay, which is your next destination, has creamy-colored shores and blue waters, perfect for lounging and swimming. Enjoy before heading to Pulupandan Island, a small islet known for its aquamarine waters and white sands. Afterward, you will head back to Bancal Port Carles.

Head out to Iloilo and explore its various islands and beaches with this Sicogon and Gigantes Island tour. Check availability by choosing a date.

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Gigantes and Sicogon Shared Island Hopping Day Tour with Tour Guide Assistance and Boat Transfers
Joiner's Group Boat Charter
All Entrance Fees to Sicogon Island, Buya Beach, Tumakin Island, Gigantes Island, Lantangan Beach, Antonia Beach, Cabugao Gamay, Bantigue Sandbar, Tangke (Enchanted Lagoon), Puting Baybay Gamay, and Pulupandan Island
Full Load Lunch (Unlimited Scallops, Rice and Coffee)
Tour Itinerary: Visit to Sicogon Island, Buya Beach, Tumakin Island, Gigantes Island, Lantangan Beach, Antonia Beach, Cabugao Gamay, Bantigue Sandbar, Tangke (Enchanted Lagoon), Puting Baybay Gamay, and Pulupandan Island
Not Included: Other activities onsite, Tips and Gratuities


Island Hopping
Water Activities
Shared Tours

What to bring

Camera, Phone, Charger, and Power Bank
Extra Money in Philippine Peso Currency
Personal Drinking Water and or Snacks
Personal Medicine
Personal Sanitizing Alcohol and Facemask
Swimming Suit/Snorkeling Gear
Covid 19 Vaccination Card and Valid ID

Good to know

This is a shared tour available every weekend starting 8:00 AM. Bring your own snorkeling gear should you wish to do the activity. Cliff dive on your own risk. Always listen to the tour guide present for guest safety and protection.

Jetski and banana boat is 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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