Puerto Galera Tours and Activities

Puerto Galera Tours and Activities

Explore the top tourist spots of Puerto Galera with these tours. Visit waterfalls, diving spots, and beaches in Puerto Galera.

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Frequently asked questions

How to go to Puerto Galera?

The most convenient way to get to Puerto Galera is by taking a seaplane straight to the island. The more common method is by riding a bus or driving from Manila to Batangas Pier. From the pier, you will ride a boat that will take you across the sea to the island. If you wish to bring your private car, you will have to load it onto a Roll-On Roll-Off vessel (RoRo).


Before your trip, make sure you have all the Puerto Galera travel requirements prepared by checking the Puerto Galera travel guide.

How long is the travel time to Puerto Galera from Manila?

If you travel by seaplane, the flight from Manila will only take around 30 minutes. Meanwhile, traveling by private vehicle or bus takes approximately 1.5 to 2 hours, depending on traffic conditions.

What are the must-do activities in Puerto Galera?

As a coastal province, the must-do activities in Puerto Galera involve exploring the pristine White Beach and snorkeling in its clear waters. The province’s waters are also teeming with marine life, making it a popular spot where anyone can learn to dive and go on scuba diving tours. There are also many dive tours for certified divers here.

When is the best time to visit Puerto Galera?

Since Puerto Galera is located by the sea, it is best to visit from December to late May when there are fewer chances of rain. However, prepare for large crowds in March and April as these are when most locals are on summer vacation. Many residents tend to choose Puerto Galera for vacations as well since it features beach resorts near Manila.

How much time should I spend in Puerto Galera?

You can visit most of the Puerto Galera tourist spots and try out the must-do activities in three days. For a hassle-free vacation, it is recommended to utilize online trip booking to ensure that everything is prepared before your getaway.

What's the best way to get around Puerto Galera?

Travelers can easily make their way around Puerto Galera by driving their own vehicles or renting a private car or van. For cheaper methods of transportation, you may also ride jeepneys and tricycles to get to your destinations. Many Puerto Galera resorts, such as the Utopia Resort & Spa, one of the 5-star hotels in the Philippines, also assist guests with transportation.

What other destinations are near Puerto Galera?

Since Puerto Galera is located on Oriental Mindoro, you can explore Oriental Mindoro tourist spots like the Tamaraw Falls. You can also reach the Apo Reef Natural Park from the other side of the island called Occidental Mindoro. For divers, the Verde Island Passage in Batangas, one of the best diving spots in the Philippines, can be accessed from Puerto Galera as well.