The recommended dive sites on Cebu Island are 3 dives, including Hilutugan Island, Nalusuan Island, and Talima Olango Island. These are marine protected areas and are typical diving sites in Cebu.
Hilutungan island is 25 minutes away from our shop in Maribago and is one of the best sites for diving and snorkeling but can’t set foot in the island since the sanctuary is located on the rocky side. Its a marine protected area with the visibility of several kinds of marine life and coral reefs. Activities will be done around the anchored boat or the boat will follow the direction of the guests.
Nalusuan island is another 15 minutes away from Hilutungan, with more beautiful corals, tropical fish and with the chance of visibility of stingrays and turtles. It’s the best site for diving and snorkeling. Even around the jetty you can see schools of fish. You can stroll inside the island with additional P200 per person from the packages rate and swim on the other side of it with white sand which you enjoy most during low tide. Bringing food and drinks inside the island is not allowed.
Talima marine sanctuary is a protected area with the visibility of several kinds of marine life and corals. It’s good for snorkeling and diving. Activities will be done around the anchored boat or the boat will follow the direction of the guests. Lunch is included on this package with pick up time from 7:30am – 9am in any Mactan hotels and from Cebu or Mandaue hotels, take taxi with departure time in your hotel from 7:30am – 9am with P300 refundable as part of your round trip transportation expense. The trip is up to 7 hrs provided that you will be back in our shop before 4:30pm.
Hilutungan +Nalusuan+Talima: “Marine Sanctuary Dives”
Boat Dive=8 hours -3 Site/3 Tanks/3 Dive
( S.SafE Hil+Nal+Tal 3div BBQ ) Executive Package:Group of 2 persons=PhP6,920/ person, 3 persons=PhP6,580/person, 4~5 persons=P6,230/person, 6 persons or more please Inquiry. ➡ Book This Tour Now
( S.Saf Hil+Nal+Tal 3div BBQ ) Standard Package:Group of 2 persons=PhP6,620/ person, 3 persons=PhP6,290/person, 4~5 persons=P5,960/person, 6 persons or more please Inquiry. ➡ Book This Tour Now
Inclusions: Exclusive Boat-BBQ Lunch – Pickup Services-Drinks-Snorkel Set-Sanctuary Fee(Hilutungan 300+Nalusuan 400+Talima 100)-Bread(fish feeding)-Towel- Dive Master – Diving Equipment-Tax.
*Children: Rates are the same with the adult rates
Frequently Asked Questions:
1) What time does the trip starts and end? Pickup time in Mactan Hotels is 8-9am and back to Hotel around 3-4pm. Choose your time of pickup on your convenience. No overtime charges during the trip.
2) Do we need to share the boat with the other group? All packages are exclusive in each group but during peak season, 2 groups can be joined.
3) Any other extra charges? The price includes everything however in Nalusuan island resort bringing drinks inside is not allowed. Buying it inside is at your own expense.
Difference between Executive & Standard Package
*Standard Package: Exclusive Boat, BBQ Lunch with Fish, Squid, Chicken, Pork, Fruits, Drinks ：Mineral Water, Soft Drinks （ “Cold Beer is available on boat at PHP P50.” ), Snorkel Set, Entrance Fees, One Towel each, Bread for Fish Feeding, Life Jackets, Cottage fee and Tax
*Executive Package: Exclusive Boat, BBQ Lunch with Prawn, Crab, Squid, Fish, Chicken, Pork, 2 kinds of Fruit(Mango), Drinks :unlimited Soft Drinks & Mineral Water, (“Cold Beer is available on boat at PHP P50.” ), Special Snorkel Sets ( Rash Guards or Wet Suits, Dry Snorkel ), Boat Steward, Two Towels each, Life Jackets ( Jacket Style, all sizes are available for 2yrs old and above.), with Boat of Better Quality and Bigger Size, depends on the number of passengers
For Cebu and Mandaue City Transfers to our Maribago, Mactan Dive Shop: Free pick up by Car or Taxi and Drop off back to your hotel at your own expense:
We will arrange a Taxi or Car to pick you up at the lobby of your hotel for Free. Going back to your hotel, our staff will get taxi for you at your own expense ( you will be the one to pay the Taxi charges using the meter plus P50.00 from the total amount shown on the meter, estimated fare of P300-P450.00 depends on the location of your hotel and the traffic flow )
* Optional activities: * Scuba fun diving ( Licensed) or discovery diving @ P1,850 (1 tank) * snorkel plus P1,700 * fishing with equipment set and bait P500 * jet ski 1 hour P3,500 and 30 minutes P1,750 * parasail 2 persons P5,700 * underwater Lumix camera rental P750 * Gopro Video camera rental P1,000
After the trip shower is available at our shop.