Cebu is considered as the best tourist destination in the whole Philippines. Cebu offers variety of scenic attractions and extreme adventures & activities. Most of the visited places in Cebu are located in the south. The most common attraction that you can think of when we talk about southern Cebu, is the famous whale shark watching located in Oslob.

Below are the list of places and activities that you should visit in the South of Cebu.

  1. Oslob Whale Shark Watching

    oslob whale shark

    Oslob Whale Shark Watching

    Experience this once in a lifetime activity when you visit Oslob. Whale sharks or the so called gentle giants are friendly sea creatures where you can get close into but you not allowed to touch them. This attraction has become popular online since September 2011.

  2. Sumilon Island and Sandbar

    Sumilon sandbar

    Picture from Wanderfol

    Another place that you can visit in the municipality of Oslob is the private island of Sumilon which is owned by Bluewater Resorts. The island is just 15 minutes away from the whale shark area. You have the option to get into the island through their day tour package, or just visit the sandbar area.

  3. Tumalog Falls

    Tumalog Falls

    Tumalog Falls

    Cebu is a very famous place when we talk about waterfalls. Oslob has its own waterfalls, the Tumalog Falls, which is just 15 minutes from the whale shark interaction area and you can visit this falls through private car or habal-habal (motorcycle for hire). Make sure you do not miss this scenic and beautiful waterfalls.

  4. Inambakan Falls

    Inambakan Falls

    Inambakan Falls

    Located in the municipality of Ginatilan is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Cebu, the Inambakan Falls. This is a five level waterfalls with a cave behind it. Getting there is through renting a car, or just take a motorcycle from the highway where you can get off the bus from the City.

  5. Dao Falls

    Dao Falls

    Dao Falls – Image from Peanut Browas

    Dao falls is another waterfalls found in the south of Cebu, municipality of Samboan. You can hike in a scenic and dramatic waterfall down to a towering limestone wall. Not so many tourists visit this place due to the fact that you will be spending more time in hiking just to get into the falls, but all are worth it, a beautiful waterfall is waiting for you.

  6. Aguinid Falls

    Aguinid Falls

    Aguinid Falls

    Another waterfall that you can find in Samboan is the Aguinid Falls. This falls is composed of 5 level along the Tangob River, each of the level has its own unique cascade.

  7. Kawasan Falls

    Kawasan Falls

    Kawasan Falls by Swedish Nomad

    This is the most famous and most visited waterfall in the south of Cebu. This waterfall is consist of 3 level where each of the level are worth your Instagram pose. Each of the level turns the waterfalls into a swimming pool or lagoon which is accessible via jungle trails. This is also the exit point of the canyoneering activity in Badian.

  8. Canyoneering Adventure

    Canyoneering Adventure

    Canyoneering Adventure – Image from Where is Cebu

    If you love adventure, Canyoneering in Badian is a must do. Do not leave Badian if you have not tried this canyoneering adventure. This activity involves trekking, water sliding, jumping, swimming and many more. The jumps are 15 feet to 45 feet high.

  9. Osmeña Peak

    Osmeña Peak

    Image from Journey Era

    Osmeña Peak is located in the mountains of Dalaguete Cebu. This is the highest peak in the province of Cebu. At the top, you will be able to see the Negros Island and the Bohol Island. Best time to visit there is during sunrise and sunset.

  10. Simala Shrine and Pilgrimage

    Simala Shrine

    Simala Shrine

    If you are a religious person and visiting the south of Cebu, then you must include the Simala Shrine and Pilgrimage in your itinerary. The church was never emptied with devotees of Blessed Virgin Mary. The church is open from 8am to 5pm and you can also attend masses during Sundays. You can either rent a car or take a motorcycle from the highway to the Shrine.

  11. Moalboal Sardine Run

    Moalboal Sardine Run

    Moalboal Sardine Run – image from Wanderers & Warriors

    One of the famous attraction if you talk about Moalboal is the sardine run. You can either snorkel or scuba dive in this spot. This is just located near the shoreline in Moalboal. The good thing is that you can rent a boat going to Pescador Island and take a side trip to this Sardine Run.

  12. Corals in Pescador Island

    Corals in Pescador Island

    Corals in Pescador Island

    One of the best places in Cebu when you talk about corals is in Pescador Island. This is located in Tañon Strait which is just a few kilometers away from the western cost of the Cebu Island.

  13. Turtle Point in Moalboal

    Turtle Point in Moalboal

    Turtle Point in Moalboal – Image from Savedra Dive Center

    Turtles are not just in Apo Island in Negros. If you are in Cebu and you want to see turtles then consider those in Moalboal. Turtle point is just near the area where you can see the sardine run and you can also include this when you visit the Pescador Island. You can also relax at Basdaku White Beach after seeing these turtles.

  14. Carcar Lechon and Chicharon

    Carcar Lechon

    Image from Vinz Ideas

    When you are done with the activities in the south and you are going back to the City with your own rented vehicle, then ask your driver to stop at Carcar for the crispy and delicious Lechon. Also, make sure to buy the famous Chicharon. Everyone is talking about it when they pass by Carcar.

So, that’s it. If you have something in mind that you want us to add in the list above, then send us an email at [email protected].

If you also want us to arrange your 2 days 1 night South Cebu Adventure, then you can send us an email at [email protected] or call us at 09562295052.



One of the most visited places by tourists in the Philippines is Cebu. For several years, Cebu has continued to be overflowing with guests not only locals but foreigners, too. Cebu has great white sand beaches and waterfalls. Not to mention, the city itself is filled with various tourist attractions. And, more beautiful spots offer exciting adventures.

1. Cebu City

Take a walking tour in the city. Visit the Basilica del Sto. Niño, the country’s oldest Roman Catholic Church. The Church houses Sto. Niño’s (Christ child) statue whom Cebuanos bring honor during Sinulog, a cultural and religious festival. Standing next to the Basilica is Magellan’s Cross, a symbol of Christianity. Not far from here, Fort San Pedro is a military defense structure during Spanish colonization. Since Cebu has a strong friendship with the Chinese, Taoist Temple is open to the public. See and experience some Chinese tradition.

2. Oslob

oslob church

A three-hour drive away from the city, Oslob has been known for its stunning beaches. Today the most talked about attraction in Oslob is the whale shark watching. The number of tourists visiting Oslob grows every year because of the activity. Another natural spot to visit in Oslob is the Tumalog Falls. The mesmerizing falls are definitely worth a visit. For beach lovers, you’ll absolutely love Sumilon Island. For day trippers, an island hopping is perfect but, for those who wish to stay overnight, contact the island’s sole resort. The resort has luxurious accommodation and facilities.

3. Moalboal


Want camping by the beach? Moalboal beach is certainly the place to be. If you wish to camp out, especially during the night, just bring your tents and spend the night by the beach. Wait for the stars and start counting them. You’ll definitely end up counting more than you expect. Star gazing is such a romantic activity. During the day, go on an island hopping to Pescador Island. Sardine run, dolphin watching, and turtle point snorkeling are the best.

4. Mactan

nalusuan island in mactan

When you land from the plane, you are in Mactan. It has many hotels and resorts where you can stay during your vacation in Cebu. Of course, the beaches in Mactan are also great. Do you want to experience parasailing? Check out your hotel’s services because most of them are offering beach adventures for their guests to enjoy. The most common activities include the banana boat ride, snorkeling, jet skiing, and island picnic.

There are still more places left to be explored in Cebu so, don’t just limit yourself to these places, especially if you are staying for a longer time.

Getting around South Cebu is a fun activity with your friends. Others call it “Round South” hence, the latest term for it is “Suroy-Suroy Sugbo”. This is a road trip going around southern provinces of Cebu. This can be done in one full day or two, depending on your preference. Having to visit as many places as you can also depend on your pace. Remember, each town has more than one attraction so, pick those that are most appealing to you.

1. Offer prayers to Miraculous Mama Mary of Simala, Sibonga.

simala church

This European-inspired architecture of the Shrine has gained numerous visitors every day. People are coming here for prayers of petition and thanksgiving for answered prayers. The surrounding is totally huge and undoubtedly beautiful.

2. Buy Argao’s famous delicacy, torta.


Torta is the primary product of the town and it is the major pasalubong for tourists. Its secret ingredient, “tuba” (coconut wine) makes Torta de Argao distinct among others. Drop by St. Michael the Archangel Church and Cabecera de Argao, where you can find a giant statue of the torta.

3. Visit the Vegetable Basket of Cebu in Mantalongon, Dalaguete.

vegetable basket

The best source of vegetables is located here. Loads of baskets of vegetables are being transported everyday to the city and will be sold in the markets. The cool weather in town helps in enabling the vegetables to grow fully. If you are up for a hiking experience, climb Osmeña Peak, the highest peak in the South.

4. Catch the view of Tingko Beach, Alcoy.

tingko beach alcoy

The beach is located just along the highway so, you will never get lost. Cottages are available at an affordable price. The beach has fine white sand and blue water. You may spend a little time here to relax and then, proceed to your next destination.

5. Have a glimpse of Ili Rock, Boljoon

Ili Rock Boljoon

The fascinating Ili Rock has been Boljoon’s pride. Before you can trek on top of the rock to have a better view of the whole town. Now it is disheartening to know that the government has pulverized the area and the trees are scraped off. According to authorities, it is a must to prevent landslides in the future, which might cause more danger to the people. You can visit Boljoon Plaza and Boljoon Church.

6. Swim with the whale sharks in Oslob.

Scuba Diving With Whale Sharks

You may want to consider spending the night in Oslob after the tour. On the next day, you can do the whale shark watching/swimming. Visit Tumalog Falls or have an island hopping at Sumilon Island.

Mountain climbing is now beginning to become a popular hobby for most people. Students or professionals often find time to disconnect from the stressful city life and have a day of nature mountain climbing. The ultimate goal is to be able to reach the top. You will be amazed with the awesome view waiting for you as you climb.

If you are planning to go mountain climbing in Cebu, start with these mountains:

1. Osmena Peak, Dalaguete


This is probably the easiest trail anyone can take. Kids and elders can even join you on this adventure, provided that they are physically fit. Climbing Osmena Peak does not necessarily need prior mountain climbing experience. The picturesque view at the peak simply captures the heart of every visitor. This is a good venue for sunrise or sunset watching. So, if you’re planning to visit, make sure you can catch the sun at its finest view. Overall, the trek is completed within 30 minutes to an hour, depending on pace.

2. Mt. Naupa, Naga

Another easy and kid-friendly mountain to climb is Mt. Naupa. You can reach the top within 45 minutes to an hour of hiking. You will be greeted with lush greenery mountains. Be warned, the trek is mostly on ascent so, you need lots of energy. For those who want to try night trekking, Mt. Naupa is perfect because it is pretty accessible. Plus, you can camp there and stay for the night. Just make sure you bring your own tents, food, and other camping needs. Be friendly to other campers and keep the place clean once you leave.

3. Mt. Kan-Irag, Busay

Commonly called as Sirao Peak, Mt. Kan-Irag may surprise you of what it has to offer. What sets Sirao Peak apart from others is the opportunity to have a stopover at Kabang Falls. It is not in every mountaineering activity that you get a chance to drop by and take a dip at a stunning waterfalls. Moreover, the outstanding landscape of your journey to the peak makes it even more beautiful. And, you may also go to the Instagram-worthy Sirao Flower Farm, dubbed as the mini Amsterdam of Cebu.

4. Mt. Manunggal, Balamban

This has got to be one of the first mountain favorites of hikers in Cebu. The trail is guaranteed to not be difficult because of concrete road. Once you reach the campsite, you can clearly determine that it is already established because of presence of comfort rooms and convenience stores. This is mainly because the place is historical due to the crashed plane of late President Ramon Magsaysay on 1957.

While many enjoy traveling in groups, there is also a number of individuals who prefer traveling alone. Solo travelers find beauty in every trip without having to depend on others. Every traveler should at least once in his lifetime travel solo.

Here are the top destinations in the Philippines for solo travelers:

1. Cebu

Whether you are up for swimming with whale sharks or climbing a high mountain, Cebu has a wide array of adventures for you. Cebu is easy to navigate and people always come with a helping hand when you ask for one. Does chasing waterfalls sound fun? How about Sardine Run, Turtle Point or Dolphin Watching? You can definitely do these activities in southern Cebu.

2. Davao

Hailed as the safest city in the Philippines, you can be assured that you are in a secured place while traveling. Breathe some fresh air and experience fun outdoor activities at Eden Nature Park or climb Mt. Apo, the highest peak in the country. A quick trip to Samal Island for a beach getaway will complete your trip. And, don’t miss Davao’s very own durian.

3. Batanes

Dubbed as “New Zealand of the Philippines”, Batanes is filled with vast green fields and mountains. When in Batanes, visit Batan, Sabtang and Itbayat islands. You can join group tour packages at an affordable rate. What’s more interesting is you can also rent a bike to tour around short distance attractions. The breathtaking view of the sea and mountain is priceless.

4. Bohol

The world-recognized Chocolate Hills can be viewed at Sagbayan Peak. Pass by the famous man-made forest during your tour and proceed to Loboc River for a river cruise. Don’t forget to say to the cute tiny creatures, the tarsiers. For extreme activities such as zipline, spelunking, suislide, and root climbing, visit Danao Adventure Park. And, you can finally have your last stop at the majestic Panglao Island.

5. Boracay

Who says you can’t enjoy Boracay without someone? Boracay is one of the most favorite go-to beaches of everyone when there is a need for beach therapy. The serenity and calmness of its atmosphere relieves the stress in you. Try helmet diving and greet our little friends underwater. Or, go parasailing and feel like flying with a picturesque view of the island.

Explore these places and discover more not only about the spot but, of your inner strength, too. For sure, you are now planning on your next trip!

Cebu continues to boost its tourism industry every single year. While most foreign travelers opt for Boracay or Palawan, it cannot be denied that there are still numerous tourists who spend even just a few days in Cebu. This is because of the warmth of Cebuanos that is irreplaceable.

Day 1 – Cebu City and Lapu-Lapu City Tour

Of course, it is a must that you get to learn the culture and tradition of Cebuanos. With a whole day tour of the two major cities in Cebu, you will definitely come back for more. Start your day by paying respect to Senior Sto. Niño. Just few steps away from the Church stands Magellan’s Cross, a symbol of Christianity. Then, head on to Fort San Pedro, a military defense structure. Relive history at Museo Sugbo, Heritage of Cebu Monument, and Yap-Sandiego Ancestral House. Visit Taoist Temple or Temple of Leah and witness a panoramic view of the city. During the night, you may head to Tops for a wonderful city lights view.

Day 2 – Whale Shark Watching and Canyoneering


Travel to the southern part of Cebu in Oslob town and experience whale shark adventure. Get ready to meet the whale sharks and swim right next to them. Carry your waterproof cameras and take snapshots underwater. After swimming with the gentle giants, you may proceed to the nearby Tumalog Falls for a cool down before heading to Badian. Once you arrive in Badian, eat lunch (the best part of the day). Never engage in Canyoneering without eating as the activity can actually drain your energy for series of walking, climbing, swimming and jumping. The activity is estimated to last for 4 hours. Canyoneering would end at Kawasan Falls and you may spend the night in the rented rooms.

Day 3 – Pescador Island Hopping


Because everyone loves adventure, you will find it in Pescador, an island close to Moalboal. The island is heaven for scuba divers as the marine park is well taken care of. If you enjoy snorkeling, you can witness rich marine life underwater. For scuba divers, you may get to experience Sardines Run wherein millions of sardines cuddle up and move around. If you get the chance to swim with sea turtles and watch dolphins swim by, you’re lucky enough as they are weather dependent. Once the activity is finished, you can relax at the white sand beaches in Moalboal, the town before Badian. Or, you may choose to leave early and go back to the city.

More options of our 3 days 2 nights package on this link.


Prior to booking a vacation, most people consider the best time to go to the chosen destination. Travelers differ in preferences so, consider Cebu as your next travel destination. In Cebu, the best to visit is during Summer (March to May). This is because it is dry season and most visitors prefer coming to the area during humid days than wet season. However, Cebu has a lot of things to offer that even during rainy days, you can still go on with your chosen activities.

1. Shop at the 10th largest mall in the world.



SM Seaside City Cebu opened its doors to shoppers last November 2015. The mall features numerous restaurants and stores, Large Screen cinema, Director’s Club cinema, Bowling Center, and an Olympic-sized ice skating rink. Chill out at the rooftop Sky Park and don’t forget the mandatory photo at the “Cube”. Coming soon are Ocean Park, Seaside City Arena and Seaside Tower.

2. Get ready for water sports.


Who says you can’t enjoy the waters during rainy season? Parasailing, jet ski ride, banana boat ride, island picnic and snorkeling are some of the many water activities that you can still enjoy throughout the season. Or, you can head to Oslob for the whale shark watching. These activities require you to get wet so might as well pursue with these thrilling experiences. During rainy days, there are less people spending time in the beach so, if you want to avoid the crowd, it is the perfect time to visit Cebu.

3. Visit historical heritage sites.


The Basilica Minore del Santo Niño is the oldest Roman Catholic Church in the Philippines. Cebuanos are known to be faithful devotees to the Holy Child. Near the Church stands Magellan’s Cross housed in a chapel. This was planted by Ferdinand Magellan upon arriving in the country. If you have more time, you can go out of the city and visit the provinces beautiful churches.

4. Keep warm at Esoy Hot Spring.


Since rainy season is associated with cold weather, what better way to pamper yourself is to head onto a hot spring. Enjoy simple pleasures at Esoy Hot Spring in Catmon. It is also a good place for relaxation, away from the busy life in the city. The natural spring provides therapeutic comfort to your stressed body.

5. Eat Lechon in Cebu


Every visitor in Cebu does not leave without having to taste lechon. Carcar City offers authentic lechon de Cebu. In the city, you can dine in at Zubuchon, CNT Lechon, or Rico’s Lechon. Other Cebu specialties include puso (hanging rice), best paired with barbeque in Larsian.

Most of our packages will not be cancelled even if it is rainy season. Unless there is a typhoon and you have to cross the sea and there is a cancellation of boats or ferries, then that is the time we have to cancel the trips. Refunds will be issued when there is cancellation under some terms and conditions.


Get up, dress up, and show up to your next escapade in Cebu. So, what are you expecting to experience in Cebu? For sure, you’d love the powdery sand beaches and fun adventures waiting ahead for you. Explore Cebu while discovering yourself fearlessly in any thrilling activity.

Because Cebu has lots to offer, you may want to start going down south at Oslob for the whale shark watching. Oslob is 2-3 hours drive away from the city. Depart early to avoid getting stuck in traffic on your way. Remember, whale shark watching is only available in the morning because it is the feeding time for the gentle giants.

Upon arriving at the whale shark watching area, you will have a brief orientation regarding the rules and regulations on doing the activity. All are required to get their life vests on. Those who will be swimming with the whale sharks are required to be good swimmers and additional cost will be collected. For non-swimmers, you may watch the whale sharks from the motorboat. Don’t forget your underwater cameras. The whole activity last only for 30 minutes to 1 hour.


Going onto the next destination for about 5-10 minutes drive, you will then reach Tumalog Falls. From the drop off point, you need to ride a motorcycle (habal-habal) to reach the falls. The journey towards the falls is all natural. You can see nature’s beauty with all the green plants and trees that are soothing to the eyes. Once there, you can cool down and enjoy the enchanting falls.

After dipping in the cool waters of Tumalog Falls, head onto the majestic Kawasan Falls in Badian. Going to Badian takes about an hour drive so, while on the road, you can take a look of the beautiful Southern Cebu. The mountains, beach, trees, native houses, and more. While here, you will get to reflect on life’s simple joys. It is also your chance to stay disconnected online and enjoy the view of Cebu’s provinces.


When reaching Badian, you will be dropped off at the starting point and walk around 20 minutes towards Kawasan Falls. The three-level falls is one of Cebu’s best kept secret. On your way, you can hear the birds chirping, flowing waters, and rustling of the leaves from trees. Most visitors settle at the second falls. There are cottages where you can relax and eat. If you want a closer encounter with the falls, you can rent a raft and the guide will take you there.

This ultimate tour is all worth the tiring feet and aching body. For sure, you won’t even notice these while you are on the trip. You can book the Oslob whale shark and Kawasan falls day tour package here.

Cebu is naturally rich in tourist attractions, especially with beaches and waterfalls. What makes travelers come back to Cebu is the fact that they cannot tour all of these attractions during the time allotted when they Cebu. Most, if not all, visit Cebu for a week to a month. If you are an adventure seeker, Cebu can give it to you. Now chasing waterfalls is a new trend for travellers in Cebu. Many waterfalls, unknown before, are now uncovered and ready to be explored.

  1. Kawasan Falls, Badian

Kawasan Waterfalls

Of course, all Cebuanos know the pride that Kawasan Falls bring to the other parts of the world. Often, Kawasan Falls is included in the list of the most beautiful falls, not only in the country but globally. Over the years, influx of tourists going the falls has greatly increased. From dropoff point, trek for 20 minutes to get to the falls. The clear water make Kawasan one of the most visited waterfalls in Cebu. Cottages and rooms are available for those who wish to stay overnight.

  1. Tumalog Falls, Oslob

Tumalog Waterfalls

Going to the Tumalog falls requires a motorcycle ride for about 5 minutes because of the rough road. Take advantage of the journey and have a glimpse of the plants and trees along the way. The umbrella-like waterfalls of Tumalog brings about the tranquility the place has to offer. The view of the falls itself is already heavenly. Swim along with your friends and share some good laughs. If you have more time, go on an island hopping in Sumilon Island or experience whale shark watching.

  1. Dao Waterfalls, Samboan


This adventure allows you more time for trekking prior to reaching the falls. It takes 30 minutes to an hour hike to reach the reach the falls. The way is not as easy as you think as you are walking under the heat of the sun. You will need to cross rivers and streams and get up close with green bushes. After this tiring activity,  swim at the falls to cool off. There are no changing cubicles so, wear something lightweight and bring blanket or something to cover while changing clothes.

  1. Inambakan Falls, Ginatilan


After a 10-minute walk from jump-off point, you can reach the 100 feet high waterfalls. You definitely can’t resist swimming when you see the clear water in front of you. Ginatilan is somehow far from Cebu City so, travelers often skip the place. If you don’t like the crowd, you can visit Inambakan Falls.

  1. Mantayupan Falls, Barili


If you arrive early in the morning, you may have the entire area by yourself. The first falls is at 14 meters high while the other is at 98 meters. Plunge into the cool water with your friends. Guests may eat and rest at the cottages. Drop by Molave Milk Station for some ice cream and Sayaw Beach for a sunset view.

If you need to rent a car to visit Kawasan Falls and Mantayupan falls, you can give us a call at 0917 323 8965 or 032 514 0924. You can also send us an email at [email protected]

Southern Cebu has lots of activities for your vacation. Each town has its own natural attractions that would entertain the visitors. Over the years, the unfamiliar places are becoming known to more people. Tourism has also began to boost, with the help of local government and its people. Also, access to easy transportation is one major concern to travellers. Since the growth of tourists in Cebu, tour packages are also available for your convenience. Locals are helpful so, ask around in case you need anything.

  1. Simala Shrine, Sibonga


From Cebu City, you may first drop by at Simala Shrine at light some of the special colored candles from the Church. Each color represents your petition or you may just light the regular candles. Devotees line up to get to Miraculous Mama Mary’s statue and ask for prayers. The vast area of the Shrine has been made possible through donations from people visiting the place. It can be likened to magnanimous European cathedrals.

  1. Whale Shark Watching, Oslob


The whale sharks, locally known as “butanding”, are located in Oslob, especially in the morning during their feeding time  by the local fishermen. Because of this activity, tourists get a chance to witness the gentle giants up close. You may even swim with them and take your photos underwater. This is a really cool experience for all visitors in Cebu. For more adventure, go to Tumalog Falls and Sumilon Island, too.

  1. Kawasan Falls, Badian


The multi-level falls have attracted tourists because of its naturally clear waters and magical falls. From starting point, you need to hike your way to the falls for about 20 minutes. Through your journey, you can clearly hear the flowing water from the rivers, and the chirping birds. As observed, cleanliness should be maintained at all times. Once you reach the second level, you can settle in one of the cottages and eat. Or, if you can’t resist anymore,  you may even jump immediately to the water.

  1. Pescador Island, Moalboal


If you have the desire to go diving, Pescador Island is perfect. The island is a 30-minute boat ride from Moalboal. Upon reaching the island, you may begin snorkeling or diving, following the regular protocol of not harming the marine reef. Pescador is one of the destinations where you can experience sardine run. If you are lucky enough, you may also encounter whale sharks and dolphins around the island. The island is indeed a well-preserved marine life.