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 09173238965.



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.

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.

Visiting Cebu soon? Read on and find out what activities you can do in Cebu, especially in its southern part. While Cebu continues to be a top tourist destination, the tourism industry also keeps up and improves the services offered to the tourists, local or foreigners. For convenience, some choose to avail of South Cebu package tour.

1. Whale Shark Watching

whale shark watching in oslob

This is one of the most interesting adventures that you will experience in Cebu. The influx of tourists to Oslob has been overwhelming. Because of this, tourism is indeed great in the place. The whale sharks or “Gentle Giants” are being fed by the fishermen in the morning. While doing this, tourists get a chance to get a close encounter with them.

2. Tumalog Falls Swimming


Still in Oslob, Tumalog Falls is just a 10-minute drive away from the whale shark watching area. After your first activity, you may immediately proceed to Tumalog Falls to cool down. Take a plunge at the falls. Don’t forget to take photos with the falls as a backdrop. The famous falls have drawn tourists in the last few years.

3. Sumilon Island Hopping

Sumilon Island

Sumilon Island

A 20-minute boat ride away from the whale shark watching area, Sumilon Island will greet you with white sand and pristine water. You can jump from the boat and go swimming. Or, set up a picnic by the shore and enjoy the sound of the breeze of the ocean. The island has only one resort, Sumilon Bluewater. If you want to spend the night on the island, do reservations prior to your trip as accommodation can get fully booked immediately.

4. Kawasan Falls Tour


Kawasan Falls has got to be the best falls in Cebu. For many years, it has been Cebu’s most kept gem. The multi-tier falls allow you to choose where you want to settle. The crystal blue water makes you want to immediately jump in the water. Rent a raft to get close to the falls.

5. Pescador Island Hopping


Sardine run, turtle point, dolphin watching, and snorkeling. Do these activities sound familiar? If not, get yourself ready for a thrilling island hopping to Pescador. Can you do all activities? Of course, you can. You can do a lot in Pescador just within the day.

Don’t miss these activities when traveling to South Cebu. Expect to get wet and tired after every activity so, pump up with all your energy. Plan your trip and head to Cebu now. Call us today at +639 17 323 8965 or send us an email at [email protected].


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.

Canyoning or Canyoneering is today’s trendiest outdoor adventure that young adults love to try. For the past few years, it has gained popularity as the experience test your ability in walking, climbing, jumping, rappelling and swimming. Badian is typically the best place for this fun-filled activity.

Prior to deciding in availing this trip, make sure that you are physically fit to surpass all the activities. Because once you are there, there is already no turning back as the way is only forward. Moreover, you need not worry yet just enjoy all the fun during your time for the adventure.

Cebu Tours is offering a Canyoning + Kawasan Falls experience. It is highly recommended to use a guided tour for this adventure. Do not attempt to do in on your own. Guides should be present in every activity as they are also monitoring the safety and security of the visitors.

It is better that you avail of the package and as the saying goes, the more the merrier. It is always a great idea to travel with friends who are ready for some adventure. Not to mention, enthusiastic and courageous friends are always a good companion.

Here are some things you need for the canyoning adventure:

  1. long sleeved rash guard or some light and comfortable clothing plus arm guards
  2. aqua leggings
  3. canyoneering shoes or cross-fit training shoes or aqua shoes
  4. dry bags to store your valuable devices
  5. waterproof camera
  6. bottled water and snacks

canyoneering mikyu

Things to Remember at the Canyon in Badian

For beginners, it is advisable to go on the downstream activity as its trail is easier and less exhausting. This starts at Kanlaob Alegria and exits at Kawasan Falls, Badian. Canyoneering involve jumping off waterfalls and swimming in with the fresh cool water plus the magnificent beauty of nature. If you are not afraid of jumping a fifteen foot waterfalls then you should take the Alegria-Badian canyoneering. Additionally, long treks, swimming and climbing awaits you while on your journey.

This post ends with some tips for your extreme Canyoneering adventure:

  1. Follow what your guides instruct. Always!
  2. Wear helmet, life vest, and trekking shoes properly. Safety first!
  3. Start early around 8am so that you can reach your destination by lunch time.
  4. Drink water prior to the activity.
  5. Trash should be kept in your dry bags, the same with your gadgets.
  6. Assure that you are comfortable with what you are wearing from the helmet down to your shoes.
  7. Be careful on each step. Slippery when wet!

So, what are you waiting for? Book the Canyoneering package now! Only here in Cebu Tours.

whale shark watching in oslob

For many tourists with limited time in Cebu, one of the most frequently asked questions is whether the whale shark watching in Oslob and Canyoneering in Badian can be done in one whole day. And yes, here in CebuTours, we offer you a special package of Whale Shark + Canyoneering Day Tour for as low as 2,990 pesos.

Now that you know that it is possible, the next thing that comes to mind is which activity should be done first. Without any doubt, whale shark watching is of priority. The tour may start as early as 4am and estimated time of arrival back to the city is at 8pm. This could mean half day of each activity.

The whale sharks in Oslob are generally fed at 6am so, visitors should come early. Remember, you are not the only one visiting the gentle giants because there will be other groups too. After about an hour of watching and swimming with the whale sharks, you may then proceed to a nearby waterfalls called Tumalog Falls.

Some tourists opt to go on an island hopping at Sumilon Island, about 20 minutes boat ride from the whale shark area. However, due to time constraints, many choose to skip it. Oslob is full of surprises so, you should really get back soon.

canyoneering by highland adventuresExpected time of departure from Oslob is at 9am and arrival in Badian at 10am. This is the best time to have your lunch prior to Canyoneering. Then, prepare your gears, hydrate yourself and get ready for a wonderful thrilling experience. You can start the activity proper at 12 noon. Duration is more or less 4 hours, depending on your pace. Your last leg may involve swimming at Kawasan Falls before finally going back to the city.

Canyoneering is the newest extreme outdoor adventure in Cebu. So, when visiting Cebu, make sure you would be able to try this one-of-a-kind experience. Canyoneering involves walking, climbing, jumping, rappelling and swimming. Prior to engaging in this activity, ensure that you are physically fit to do such actions. If you are not exercising regularly, be sure to give some time for exercise to prepare yourself for the activity.

We understand that time is valuable when traveling. So, we arranged this Whale shark and Canyoneering package for easier and faster transaction in achieving your dream vacation in Cebu.

The Queen City of the South is known for its white sand beaches, lush green mountains and peaks and the unimaginable beauty of the scenery. Cebu province is shaped in a vertical way much more like Palawan but smaller in size. Cebu is squashed between Bohol Island and Negros Island.

Cebu province has a lot to offer. You really won’t regret visiting the place. If you want to visit the beaches, the waterfalls, the mountains, the peaks, you can find it here.

malapascua cebu beaches

Malapascua Island – where beautiful and white sand beaches located

If you’re a thalassophile or a lover of beach, Cebu will certainly won’t disappoint you. Get sunkissed in the white sand beach of Moalboal, Argao, Bantayan Island, Alcoy, Barili, Camotes and Malapascua Island.

If you’re a lover of the mountains, Cebu has amazing mountains that you can climb. Visit the popular Osmena Peak in Dalaguete, or the Mt. Manunggal in Balamban and the Mt. Hambubuyog in Ginatilan.

kawasan falls in badian cebu

Kawasan Falls – The most visited water falls in Cebu

If you’re a lover of waterfalls, Cebu has many hidden treasures that will surely make your jaw drop. Take a dip in the Kawasan Falls in Badian, or visit the “Instagrammable”, Tumalog Falls in Oslob, or the Mantayupan Falls in Barili.

If you’re hungry, try out this one of a kind food variety that you can only taste in Cebu. Visit the Molave Milk Station in Barili, chicharon in Carcar, and the lechon all over Cebu. This will make your taste buds burst with happiness.

If you’re looking for adventure, test your wakeboarding skills in Danasan Eco Park located in Danao. Zipline and fishing in Papa Kits Marina and Fishing Lagoon in Liloan. Hop around the islands of Cebu through Island Hopping. Try out Canyoneering in Alegria and Badian. Scuba dive and see the beautiful coral reefs in the different beach resorts. Take a leap of faith and dive in Medellin.

If you have a wanderlust, Cebu is a must on your list to travel because this island has more than you can imagine. Name your kind of adventure and Cebu will deliver you with the best experience.

Thus, we also offer different Cebu Tour Packages if you are interested to seek any of those mentioned above.