Experience the best of both worlds with a thrilling water sports activity and a tour around Mactan’s historic sites in this action-packed full-day tour. This tour is perfect for travelers who wants to experience the best attractions that Mactan has to offer.
The tour begins after your driver picks you up from your hotel accommodation. Then, your guide will explain the itinerary for the day. Afterward, you will be heading to Mactan Island’s beach where the water sports activities will take place.
You will be given a lifejacket before you proceed with the tour. First activity is Parasailing. You will board on boat with your guide, who will also be with you during the excursion. Witness the beauty of Mactan Island’s pristine beaches while up on the air.
Next, you will be jet skiing along the waters of Mactan’s beach. Your instructor will guide you on how to use the jet ski. It can be intimidating at first but once you familiarize yourself, you’ll enjoy your 15-minute ride across Mactan’s beach.
Before you end your watersports tour, you will be riding the banana boat. Hold on tight and make sure you don’t fall once the speedboat starts to pull, twist and turn. Feel the thrill and enjoy the ride!
After an exhilarating trip on the beach, you will proceed to Mactan’s shrine to learn about the city’s history. Here, you will see two important shrines that commemorate the Battle of Mactan.
First stop is the Lapu-Lapu monument, a 20-meter bronze statue of the Visayan Datu and first Filipino Hero armed with a kampilan (native sword) and shield. Then, a few meters away is Magellan’s shrine, a large tower that pays homage to the Portuguese explorer who introduced Catholicism in the country.
Afterward, you will be heading to Alegre Guitar Factory, home of the world-renowned guitars in Cebu. Mactan-made guitars are known for their quality. See the process of how these guitars are made. You can also buy a guitar or ukulele in their shop as a souvenir.
Enjoy the best of Mactan’s water sports activities and historical sites with this guided tour. Check availability by choosing a date.
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