We all know the about the whale shark watching in Oslob and the picturesque views of Osmeña Peak. But here are three things you probably haven’t tried – but totally should! – in Cebu.
The waters of Malapascua are home to numerous thresher sharks. Good news is, it’s the only place in the world where you can dive with thresher sharks every day. At the heart of the Coral Triangle in Malapascua, you can dive with sharks and mantas and even get a close-up view of wrecks and reefs. Expert and professional trainers will facilitate throughout the whole activity and makes sure of a safe and fun diving experience.
HOW TO GET THERE: From the North Bus Terminal, take a Ceres bus bound for Maya Port in Daanbantayan, then take a bangka to the island. Travel time is around four hours.
Canyoneering in Badian
The newest attraction for every adventurist is the canyoneering in Badian. The action-packed water sport has drawn hundreds not only for its fun activity but also its scenic views of nature as you head on the trail. Travel down creeks and streams of crystal blue fresh water and walk, jump, climb and swim in a canyon. What could be more exciting than that?
HOW TO GET THERE: From the South Bus Terminal, take a bus bound for Bato via Barili, and then get off at Barangay Matutinao. Travel time is around two to three hours.
Waterfall Hopping in Samboan
Tourists and locals drive south to discover Cebu’s Waterfall Capital, Samboan. The town boasts of eight beautiful waterfalls. Among its most famous and easiest to get to is Aguinid Falls. Adventurists brave 4 challenging levels of rock formations where one can swim in its fresh waters and even have a picnic on the sides. The falls cater to different person with heights up to 30 meters vertical drop of water.
HOW TO GET THERE: From the South Bus Terminal, take a bus bound for Bato via Barili. Alight at the Samboan town proper.