Zambales Tours and Activities

Zambales Tours and Activities

Explore some of the best beaches near Manila with these Zambales tours. Join a Zambales island hopping tour and visit Zambales tourist spots like Anawangin Cove, Nagsasa Cove, Capones Island, or go surfing and stay at top Zambales resorts like Crystal Beach Resort.
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What to do in Zambales for a day tour?

Zambales is known for having some of the best beaches near Manila, including the renowned Zambales cove, the Anawangin Cove, and Subic Bay, as well as rich marine life, historical sites, and the majestic Mount Pinatubo volcano.

The best activity to try during a day tour in Zambales, aside from trying an Anawangin Cove tour package and a Subic Bay tour is island-hopping, as the province is home to some of the best beaches in the Philippines. Aside from beaches, it is also recommended to visit the famous Mt. Pinatubo during your visit as it is one of the most historic Luzon tourist spots.
You can also book a Crystal Beach Zambales tour, Nagsasa Cove tour, Potipot Island Zambales tour package, Capones Island tour package, or an Inflatable Island Subic day pass or package when you enter the province.

Zambales also have some of the best resorts near Manila. You can also book resort day passes to some of the best Zambales beach resorts, such as a Camayan Beach Resort day tour or other Subic beach resort day tours.

How many hours does it take to get from Manila to Zambales by bus?

When going from Manila to Zambales, travel time will take about 4 hours if you plan on riding a bus. Thanks to its proximity to the country’s capital city, Zambales has become a favorite for road trip destination near Manila.

How much is the bus fare from Manila to Zambales?

The bus fare depends on the company you will be riding with and from which terminal you will be coming from. Trips to Olongapo City in Zambales cost minimal if you're catching a Victory Liner bus from their terminal in Pasay City, which is closer to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Meanwhile, a bus ride from Victory Liner's Cubao terminal in Quezon City to Olongapo City costs about 226 and more. Both fares will increase depending on the type of seat and bus you prefer as well.

As bus companies offer regular trips to Zambales, it is a great option for travelers looking for day trips from Manila.

Where to go in Zambales, Philippines?

Zambales is one of the top places for a getaway near Manila. When visiting Zambales, it's highly recommended to go to Nagsasa Cove, Capones Island, and Camara Island since island-hopping in the Philippines is a great way to immerse in the tropics.

If you only plan on spending a day here, it's best to fill your Zambales day tour itinerary with stops at any of these islands. You can also opt for a Zambales beach resort day tour to be able to lounge on the sand while enjoying a short stay at one of the beach resorts near Manila.

How many days should I spend in Zambales?

It's recommended to spend at least 3 days in Zambales to have ample time to visit its popular beaches along with inland attractions like the El Kabayo waterfalls.

How can I book an Anawangin Cove tour package?

You can book an Anawangin Cove tour package through various travel agencies, tour operators, or online platforms such as Guide to the Philippines which offer Philippine tours and Philippine tour packages. It's important to research and choose a reputable provider.

When is the best time to visit Zambales for a day tour?

Zambales is best visited during the dry season, which typically runs from November to April. This period has clear skies and favorable weather for outdoor activities like island-hopping and beach adventures.

Can you recommend any exciting water activities at Subic Bay?

Subic Bay offers a range of exciting water activities, such as jet skiing, parasailing, banana boat rides, scuba diving, and snorkeling.

Are there day tours available for Mount Pinatubo?

Yes, day tours to Mount Pinatubo are available from various tour operators. These tours often include a trek to the crater lake, which is a unique and breathtaking experience.

What should I bring for an inflatable island experience in Subic?

When visiting Inflatable Island Subic, it's advisable to bring swimwear, sunscreen, a change of clothes, and a towel. Additionally, make sure to check the rules and safety guidelines set by the inflatable park.

Are there tour packages that combine multiple Zambales destinations?

Yes, many travel agencies such as Guide to the Philippines offer packages that combine visits to various Zambales destinations, allowing you to explore multiple attractions in one trip.
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