Samal Island Tours
Lounge in the white sand beaches of Samal Island in Davao with these tours. Go island-hopping and swim in its azure waters or explore the vibrant marine life.

Samal Island Tours

Lounge in the white sand beaches of Samal Island in Davao with these tours. Go island-hopping and swim in its azure waters or explore the vibrant marine life.
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Samal Island Hopping Escapade | Davao Private Tour

Swim your worries away by joining this island-hopping excursion in Samal Island. Located in the Davao region, this private tour is perfect for anyone wanting to visit a world-renowned exotic paradise in a hassle-free way. Your tour begins when your driver picks you up at your accommodation in Davao City. Along with your guide who will inform you of the day’s activities, take your first photo at Wishing Island and pass by Pearl Farm Beach Resort. You'll then visit Samal Mariculture Park, A 244-hectare fish caging facility that was established to provide a livelihood for Davaoenos. This sustainable park is a place where you can learn about the fishing industry, and see the process up close and personal. You'll also drop by at Malipano Island, Diaz Island, Taklobo Sanctuary, and Dela Paz Island. Swim, snorkel or simply have a beach walk at the Starfish Sanctuary. After which you have the optional lunch on-board or visit one of Kaputian’s beach resorts and enjoy a classic sandbar experience. Lounge around the picnic area during lunch before your visit ends. It won’t be complete without photos, so take a lot of it as well to share with your friends and family back home. Before leaving, you’ll visit the Samal Coral Garden, one of the best tourist spots in Davao to see vibrant and gigantic corals under the sea. You’ll be given your free dive goggles or snorkeling equipment. Capture photos of the corals if you have an underwater camera with you. Enjoy the rest of the day before making your way back to your hotel. Check availability by choosing a date above.

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About Samal Island Tours

Discover one of Davao’s most famous attractions, Samal Island, with these tours. Enjoy its various pristine beaches and turquoise water with vibrant marine life.

1. Where is Samal Island located?

Samal Island, also known as Island Garden City of Samal, is located in Davao Del Norte. It’s 13 kilometers away from Francisco Bongoy Airport (Davao Airport), about 55 travel time. Meanwhile, it’s 45 kilometers away from Davao City Proper, about 1 hour and 45 minutes travel time.

2. What is the meaning of Samal Island?

The name Samal was taken from the island's first settlers, the Sama-Bajau people.

3. How do I get to Samal Island?

If you’re coming from Davao City, you can ride a ferry either at Sasa Wharf or Sta. Ana Wharf. Once at the port, ride a tricycle, or habal-habal (motorbike) to get into Samal Island.

4. What are the best Samal Island tours in the Philippines?

The best Samal Island tours in the Philippines are often combined with other Davao attractions, such as Eden Nature Park and other city tourist spots.

5. How many resorts are there in Samal Island?

There are currently 85 registered resorts and accommodations in Samal Island.

6. What are the best tourist attractions in Samal Island?

Some of the famous tourist attractions in Samal Island include Monfort Bat Cave, Vanishing Island, Haguimit Falls, Maxima Aquafun, and many more.

7. What are the activities I can do in Samal Island?

You can go swimming, snorkeling, diving, sightseeing, kayaking, and other outdoor and water activities.

8. Are there Samal Island tours during rainy or bad weather?

It depends on the storm signal and the discretion of the tour operator. Make sure to coordinate with your guide regarding the status of the tour.