How to Get to Malapascua Island from Cebu City?
It is my third time here on the island of Malapascua so I guess I’ll share my experience how to get to Malapascua Island from Cebu.
If you’re from Manila or from a different country, you need to take a flight to Cebu. When you arrived in Cebu City, go to North Bus Terminal and look for the bus with a sign going to BAGAY via MAYA. You need to go to Maya Port and tell the driver or any dispatcher that you will go to Malapascua Island.
The bus fare cost P163. Travel time will take you 4 to 5 hours but it is better that you will go there early in the morning like 7 AM and arrived at Maya port at 12NN.
The boat ride to Malapascua Island will cost you P80 and just prepare P20 for the flatboat.
Where to stay on Malapascua Island?
I came here for the first time as a solo backpacker and my budget for accommodation is less than P400. I found Villa Sandra Guesthouse on the spot and it is good for backpackers like me with free Wi-Fi. As a digital nomad, I am able to work here with my online work. Currently blogging right now. 😀
Take a side trip from Malapascua to Kalanggaman Island
Definitely my second time around at Kalanggaman Island after 5 years. I arrived here March 5, 2015 so I received an offer for the trip. Kalanggaman Island is located in Palompon, Leyte.
For local/Filipino, all you need is to pay P800 and for international guests, you need to pay P1000. It includes the snorkeling gear and mask and the fins will cost you P100.
Related Article: Photos – The Beauty of Kalanggaman Island
This blog post was written on the spot because I’ve been asked on how to get to this place. I will post more of the photos and my experiences here too. 😀
Places to Visit in Cebu and Other Things To Do
- Lakwatsa sa Sugbo 2014
- How to Enjoy Cebu South on a Budget?
- Adventure Cafe in Balamban, Cebu with College Friends
- Unwinding at Paulo Luna Beach Resort in San Fernando, Cebu
- Bantayan Island Cebu – How to Get There?
- How to Travel to Malapascua Island from Cebu City plus Kalanggaman Island Trip?
- The Canyoneering Cebu Adventure in Alegria to Badian in Cebu, Philippines
- Quick Things to Do in Cebu City
- That Amsterdam Feeling Sirao Flower Farm in Cebu
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Roxanne is an aspiring digital nomad. A virtual assistant since October 2009. She is a hobbyist blogger, photographer and travels a lot.