Nalusuan Island Tours
Explore the beauty of Cebu's Nalusuan Island with these tours. Situated in Olango Island Group, this island is the perfect destination for those who seek a relaxing tropical vacation.

Nalusuan Island Tours

Explore the beauty of Cebu's Nalusuan Island with these tours. Situated in Olango Island Group, this island is the perfect destination for those who seek a relaxing tropical vacation.
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Cebu Island-Hopping with Lunch I Hilutungan, Nalusuan, Pandanon

Take your tropical get-away up a notch by joining this island-hopping tour around Mactan, Cebu. The province is blessed with several islets that are surrounded by clear blue waters. On this private tour, you will get to explore the beautiful islands of Hilutungan, Nalusuan, and Pandanon, as well as savor a delicious complimentary barbecue lunch by the sea. You will also enjoy the convenience of a private transfer from your accommodation in Cebu City to the port.  Your tour will begin once you are up picked up in Cebu City. When you arrive at the port, you will hop on the private motorized boat that will take you to your island destinations. You will be provided with masks and fins for snorkeling, and life jackets. You will only need to pack your swimwear and sunscreen. Your first destination will be the Hilutungan Island Marine Sanctuary. This pristine piece of paradise is a perfect spot for snorkeling. Put on your goggles and plunge into the azure waters of Hilutungan. You will be greeted by colorful fishes that call the sanctuary home. You can also admire the vibrant marine life even onboard since the water is very clear.  Your next destination will be the Nalusuan Island Marine Sanctuary, another snorkeling haven. Originally a sandbar, the Nalusuan Island Resort occupies and oversees the preservation of the islet’s beauty. Thanks to conservation efforts, Nalusuan boasts an unspoiled marine ecosystem teeming with colorful corals and various species of exotic fishes. Swim and snorkel to your heart’s content. Your last stop will be Pandanon Island, the farthest island-hopping destination on your itinerary. Fret not, the journey will be worth it. Pandanon Island is a white sand bar surrounded with stunning blue-green waters. Swim and frolic in the waters of Pandanon. You can also explore the island’s features; a set of columns from an unfinished construction, as well as a little chapel.  Your island-hopping adventure will have surely work up an appetite. Thankfully, the tour includes a sumptuous barbecue lunch you can enjoy with a scenic view of Mactan’s scenic seascape. After your island-hopping activity, you will be ferried back to the port, where your transfer awaits. You will be driven back to your accommodation in Cebu City.   Go on the ultimate island-hopping tour to the islands of Mactan, Cebu. Check the availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
7 hours
Available:
All year
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Hilutungan Island and Nalusuan Island Cebu Day Tour with Lunch & Transfer

Mactan, Cebu — Join this family-friendly island adventure combo where you get to see the vibrant underwater world of marine sanctuaries off Mactan, Cebu and the beautiful sandbar of an island near Bohol. If you fancy spending a day under the sun and have fun in the sand and sea, this tour is perfect for you. Your adventure begins as you are picked up in the morning from your accommodation in Cebu to go to Mactan. From the wharf, you will board a motorized boat to take you to Hilutungan Island Marine Sanctuary, followed by a trip to either Pandanon or Nalusuan islands. Either of the two destinations would be a good choice, it only depends on your preference. Hilutungan is a protected area south of Mactan. This marine sanctuary serves as a home to a number of varieties of fish. Expect to see clownfish, damselfish, batfish, and parrotfish, among many others, when snorkeling in the area. You can have more under-the-sea adventure when you choose to go to Nalusuan Island. The crystal clear waters let you see the island's rich marine life as soon as your boat docks on the shore. This beach resort and marine sanctuary offers more than snorkeling and swimming, as you can go kayaking and parasailing for a fee, too. If you just want to relax after exploring Hilutungan, you can choose to go to Pandanon Island instead of Nalusuan. It has white sand beaches perfect for just lounging around. There is a white chapel and some Roman-inspired columns that would make for a good background for your photos. Head to the sandbar and strike a pose for selfie and Instagram-worthy pictures. You can also relax on the white sand to soak up the sun. Experience the finest beaches and marine sanctuaries near Mactan by booking this trip. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
6 hours
Available:
All year
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Mactan Island Hopping Day Tour | With BBQ Lunch & Transfers from Cebu City, Mactan & Mandaue

Sail across the waters of Cebu and discover its vibrant marine life on this island hopping tour that takes you to the Hilutungan Marine Sanctuary and two of the islands in the Olango Group of Islands. If you’re an outdoor enthusiast and want to see the thriving underwater ecosystem that the area is known for, then this shared trip is just what you need. This excursion starts when you are picked up from your hotel in Cebu City, Mandaue, or Mactan early in the morning. You will then be driven to Mactan Wharf, where you will board a boat that will take you to your first destination, Hilutungan Island Marine Sanctuary. Hilutungan, also referred to as Gilotungan, boasts of clear aquamarine waters that host a variety of fish, coral reefs, and other marine creatures.  Don your mask and explore the beauty deep underwater upon arriving here. If you’re new to snorkeling, your tour guide will assist you until you feel comfortable enough to go on your own. Make sure to put on your life jacket, too.  From Hilutungan Island Marine Sanctuary, you will then check out the manmade marine sanctuary in Nalusuan Island. Like the first island, it's also rich in marine life. You can swim and snorkel, or simply take a stroll around the small island. Afterwards, you will sail to the nearby Caohagan Island that’s home to yet another marine sanctuary. Laze around on the island’s sandbar or take pictures of the vicinity while enjoying your barbecue lunch picnic by the sea. Spend the rest of the afternoon lounging by the beach before you sail back to the mainland.  Hop on this joiner tour and spend the whole day appreciating the richness of marine life in the islands of Hilutungan, Nalusuan, and Caohagan. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
6 hours
Available:
All year
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Mactan Cebu Island Hopping Half-Day Tour | With BBQ Lunch

Put on some sunscreen and hop aboard this island-hopping tour of the green gems dotting the shores of Mactan, Cebu. Taking you to an adventure above and below the surface, this excursion is the perfect option for visiting guests who are looking for a tropical paradise getaway coupled with some underwater activities. The tour begins when you’re picked up from your accommodation in Cebu City and driven to Cordova Port. Your boatman and tour guide will be waiting for you here with your life vests and tour boat. Before boarding, they will discuss with you the itinerary and the rules and regulations to make sure responsible tourism practices are observed. You will then set sail across the turquoise waters to your first stop, Caohagan Island.  This tiny islet stretches up to approximately three kilometers along the coastline. Upon arriving on the island, you can snorkel and swim around its clear waters. Feel free to stroll along its white sand beach or lounge by the shoreline to soak up some sun. Afterward, you will make your way to Nalusuan Island, where a delicious and filling tasty BBQ lunch is waiting for you.  Formerly a sandbar in the Cebu Strait until it was developed as a man-made resort island, Nalusuan's long coastal line serves as a sanctuary to a large number of sea creatures. You can go snorkeling by the beach and swim to your heart’s content. If you deem the weather too hot for your liking, you can use one of the cottages built right above the water, where you can enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding sea. Completing your escapade is a stopover at Gilutongan (also, Hilutungan) Island, often dubbed as one of the best places for beginners in diving and snorkeling, thanks to its low-lying coral formation with an elevation of no more than 10 meters above sea level. To date, this small island is the oldest protected area for marine life in the province of Cebu. Bask in the tropical sun and indulge in hours of water activities with this half-day island-hopping tour around Mactan, Cebu. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
5 hours
Available:
All year
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About Nalusuan Island Tours

Dive into the beautiful waters of Nalusuan Island. Considered as one of Cebu’s famous islands, there are a lot of water activities you can do here such as swimming, snorkeling, and diving. Enjoy a day with your friends and family in this wonderful island in the Philippines!

1. Where is Nalusuan Island located?

Nalusuan is one of the islands comprising the Olango Island Group. It is situated in between the Province of Bohol and Mactan Island. It’s 30 minutes to 1 hour from the Mactan-Cebu International Airport.

2. How do I get to Nalusuan Island?

You can either get to the port beside Movenpick Resort or the Angasil Port and ride a traditional outrigger boat (banca) going to Santa Rosa Port, the entry to Olango Island, or avail of a packaged guided tour that includes transfers.

3. What are the best Nalusuan Island tours in the Philippines?

A Nalusuan Island tour is usually combined with other islands in Olango, such as Hilutungan Island, Caohagan Island, and Pandanon Island.

4. What are some of the activities I can do in Nalusuan Island?

Aside from swimming, diving, and snorkeling, you can ride a banana boat or rent a jetski. You may also try kayaking or stand-up paddleboarding.

5. When is the best month or season to go?

The best season to visit Nalusuan Island is during the dry season, from the months of November to May.

6. What should I bring during my trip to Nalusuan Island?

Aside from beach essentials such as sunblock and swimwear , it’s important to bring a waterproof bag to safeguard your belongings.

7. How much time do I need to spend in Nalusuan Island?

It depends on the tour package you availed and the water activities you will be doing. Oftentimes, you get to spend 1 to 3 hours on the island.

8. Will there be Nalusuan Island tours during rainy or bad weather?

It depends on the storm signal, water conditions, and the discretion of the tour operator and coast guard. Make sure to coordinate with your tour operator and check weather updates.