Cebu Tour Tips: Top 10 most visited Tourist destinations of Cebu, Philippines that is located outside of Cebu City


Whale Watching in Tan-awan, Oslob, Cebu

Probably at the top of the list is the whale watching and snorkeling or swimming with the whale sharks in Oslob, Cebu. From Cebu City, it is approximately 2 hour drive if using private vehicle and around 2 and a half if commuting via south bus terminal. It depends on the traffic though, but it usually takes about that time if you leave Cebu City early.


Sumilon Island Sandbar and Sanctuary

Most guests prefer to proceed to Sumilon Island after the whale watching adventure in Tan-awan, Oslob, Cebu. From the whale watching venue, it will only take approximately 20 minutes of travel via motorized boat.


Canyoneering at Kanlaob River in Alegria, Cebu

Considered to be one of the most adrenaline pumping and breathe taking adventure in Cebu. You’ll get to jump off the cliffs, slide, swim, climb and even crawl to finish the whole adventure. It is called canyoneering and sometimes called canyoning as you’ll be passing through beautiful canyons along kanlaob river going to kawasan falls.


Kawasan Falls in Badian, Cebu

Kawasan Falls is one of the most beautiful and accessible water falls in Cebu. From the highway of Badian, it will take you a 20-minute walk going to the falls but for those who does not want to walk or perhaps in a hurry, there are also motorbikes that can take you to the water falls. Aside from its own majestic beauty, it became more popular as it is the exit destination for most canyoneering activity in Kanlaob River.


Aguinid Falls in Samboan, Cebu

I used to call our adventure in Aguinid Falls as our junior canyoneering adventure though, there’s no canyons there but the feel and the experience of swimming, jumping on the cliffs, the climb and crawls on the rock walls make me feel I was brought back to alegria for the canyoneering adventure –at least for me. Aguinid Falls is a multi-tiered water falls, 6 to be precise.

Tumalog Falls in Oslob, Cebu

Tumalog Falls is located in Oslob, Cebu, just few-minute drive from the whale watching venue. This water falls becomes popular as this is the most common side trip for whale watching and sumilon island tours.

The Miraculous Image of Virgin Mary at Simala Church in Lindogon, Sibonga, Cebu

Simala Church started as a very small church maintained by monks. Over the time, as the number of believers grows larger and larger, and the stories of its miracles and granted prayers of the believers especially to the sick and students who passed licensure exams, number of people coming to the place to worship is also increasing –not just during weekends but every single day. As the number of worshipers grows, the amount of donations also grows making them able to build a castle-like church in just a few years.

Osmeña Peak in Dalaguete, Cebu

Osmeña Peak in Dalaguete, Cebu is known to be the highest mountain in Cebu with approximately 1,013 meters above sea level providing 360 degrees view particularly parts of the coastlines of southwestern part of the island including parts of negros oriental.

Sardines Run at Panagsama, Moalboal, Cebu

Just few meters away from the white sand beaches of barangay panagsama in Moalboal, Cebu, you’ll find the thousands if not millions of sardines fish. I tried to see the sea bed from up above while snorkeling just to have an idea of how deep the water there but you can’t see it as there are tons of sardines swimming around and almost covering the whole cliff underwater.

Island Hopping at Mactan Islands, Cebu

One of the easiest place to get to when you are in or from Cebu City. Well of course, the reason is that it’s just few kilometers away from Cebu City. Most companies in Cebu, when they’ll have company outings, the very first consideration was probably to do island hopping in Mactan. The typical island hopping destinations would include 3 islands –caohagan, nalusuan and hilutungan and sometimes others would include pandanon island.


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