WHALE SHARK WATCHING AND OTHER THINGS TO DO AND SEE WHEN YOU’RE IN OSLOB, CEBU

 

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The Town of Oslob gain its popularity in the Philippine tourism map when Whale Sharks became its consistent visitors. Travel Magazines and Television Shows also usually featured its Tumalog Falls and illustrious Sumilon Island Sandbar which are similarly appealing for travelers. Nevertheless, unknown to sightseers Oslob is also rich in historical places and events that are waiting to be unwrapped.

 

HOW TO GET THERE:

From Cebu City (Land Travel):

Ride a Ceres Liner Bus (Choose the Bato – Oslob Route) in South Cebu Bus Terminal. Barangay Tan-awan where the Whale Shark Briefing Station is located, is just along the highway.

 

From Dumaguete City (Sea and Land Travel)

There is an hourly scheduled trips of  Fastcraft  from Sibulan Port in Dumaguete to Lilo-an Port in South Cebu. Then in just a walking distance from the seaport, wait for a Ceres Bus bound for Oslob. Ask the driver to drop you in Barangay Tan-awan.

 

From Bohol (Sea and Land Travel)

Ferry Boats from Bohol to Cebu City Pier (Then proceed to South Cebu Bus Terminal) or ride the fastest one – Panglao Island, Bohol to Oslob direct sea travel.

 

WHERE TO STAY AND EAT:

Barangay Tan-awan, Oslob is lined with Beach Resorts and Lodging but advance booking is recommended. Restaurants are located along the highway for craving tummies but don’t expect big fast food chains. For nightlife seekers, this place is not for you even though videoki bars are present.

 

BDC’s Place
Tan-awan, Oslob, Cebu, Philippines
09228736128 (Reservation);
09266748615 (Inquiry);
5118573 (Inquiry); 5111851 (Inquiry)
bcdsplace@gmail.com
Opens Daily; Office Hours 8AM – 8PM

 

 

THINGS TO DO AND SEE:

 

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WHALE SHARK WATCHING
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SUMILON ISLAND
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TUMALOG FALLS  © BDC Place

 

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CUARTEL (HERITAGE PARK)
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OUR LADY OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH  (HERITAGE PARK)
 

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BALUARTE (HERITAGE PARK)

 

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CHURCH WALLS AND GATES (HERITAGE PARK)

 

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CALLE ARAGONES (HERITAGE PARK)

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OSLOB MUSEUM (HERITAGE PARK)

MAJOR ACTIVITIES PRICE BREAKDOWN:

Activities

Local Rate

Non-Local Rate

Whale Shark Watching
Stay on the boat (per head) Php300.00 Php500.00
Snorkeling (per head) Php500.00 Php1,000.00
Sumilon Island and Sandbar
Pumpboat (Round Trip):
1-5 pax (group price) Php1,500.00 Php1,500.00
6-10 pax (group price) Php2,000.00 Php2,000.00
11-15 pax (group price) Php2,500.00 Php2,500.00
Entrance Fee (per head) Php50.00 Php50.00
Tumalog Falls
Motorcycle or Multicab Roundtrip (per head) Php120.00 Php120.00
Entrance Fee (per head) Php20.00

Php20.00

 

REMINDER:

Follow all the rules and regulations for Whale Shark Watching as stated during the briefing or research first for the do and don’t. Whale Sharks are considered harmless to touch although this practice is discouraged by shark scientists and conservationists because of the disturbance to the sharks. By law snorkelers must maintain a distance of four feet from the sharks and there is a fine and possible jail time for anyone who touches the animals.

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