Join this half-day trip to the Philippines’ own Pink Beach in Sta. Cruz Island in Zamboanga City with a vinta ride experience. This tour to the island is perfect for tourists who are looking for a relaxing nature adventure and a unique cultural experience in Zamboanga City.
The tour will begin when your transfer picks you up from your accommodation in the early morning. From there, you will head to Paseo Del Mar wherein you will have a short orientation before you board a boat headed to Sta. Cruz Island.
Upon arriving at the Pink Beach, you will be greeted by the beach’s white and pink sands that are made of crushed red and white corals. You can walk around the beach, swim in the crystal clear waters, or take photos of the stunning island.
Next, you will board a yellow boat with a local guide as your boatman as he takes you to a cruise at the island’s inland lagoon surrounded by century-old mangrove trees. You will learn more information on how these trees are helping the island from any disasters and the amazing creatures that live there.
You will also get the chance to encounter stingless jellyfishes while cruising and even touch them. For a fun and unique experience in Zamboanga City, you will get to ride their traditional vinta boats and pose for creative photos in the waters. You may also pass by the small sand bar in the island if it's low tide and weather conditions permit.
Afterward, get ready to have a short trek to the Old Badjao Cemetery that showcases the Badjao’s burial tradition that can give you more insights about their history. Swim a little more at the Pink Beach before you return to the city and be dropped off at your hotel.
Get to see the country’s Pink Beach and ride the vinta boat with this educational and fun Zamboanga City tour. Check availability by choosing a date above.
- All our guides speak English.
- Not all establishments accept credit or debit cards, and ATMs may be limited.
- Guests may bring along food and refreshments except for Alcoholic Beverages.