Malapascua is an island situated in North Cebu, the Philippines that has pulled in local and foreign tourists, particularly divers, as a result of its luxurious marine asylum. It is best known for Monad Shoal where thresher sharks can be seen routinely before dawn. Be that as it may, jumping isn’t the main movement you can do in this island, and it is additionally an unspoiled goal for a laid-back occasion or an end of the week escape from the rushing about of Cebu City. Malapascua Island is likewise a bouncing off point to Kalanggaman Island in Palompon, Leyte.
How to get to Malapascua Island
- Head to North Bus Terminal in Cebu City.
- Ride a van or Ceres transport destined for New Maya Port. Transport charge is generally PHP 210. The excursion takes about 4 hours. Observe that there are two ports in Maya to Malapascua: Old Maya Port and New Maya Port. The Ceres transports to go to the New Maya Port, and different transports end up in Old Maya Port.
- Stroll to the port or take a motorcycle for PHP 20 per individual.
- Join and pay the ticket counter. Boat charge is PHP 100 for each. Travel time is around 45 minutes.
- On the off chance that its low tide, the boat can’t dock close to the shore so a little pontoon will exchange you. The passage is PHP 20 per individual.
Malapascua is mostly a jumping goal most prominent for its thresher sharks and wrecks. Be that as it may, it’s optimal for swimming as well, and the shoreline is lovely also.
On the off chance that you need to go swimming or snorkeling, you can lease a boat for island hopping that incorporates swimming.
Dakit Dakit Island– Different shake developments can be found here, and it’s additionally a perfect swimming site.
Guimbitayan Beach– This is the shoreline fronting the Malapascua lighthouse. This is likewise where a little wreck can be discovered submerged. The ship was purportedly crushed amid World War II. Be that as it may, everything you can see here now is the skeleton of its starboard. It would seem that a skeleton of the standard thing, little outrigger boat. The boat stops amidst the ocean, so you’d need to bounce into the water if you wish to swim or see the wreck.
Los Bambos Beach– Los Bambos shoreline is the best for swimming. From the shore, you needed to stroll toward the back piece of the coastline. It looks a like public beach, however, without any offices nearby. The white sand is coarse, peppered with little shakes and dead corals.
Coral Garden– It’s a marine sanctuary, which is the reason it’s home to various fishes and much more corals. A perfect swimming site, Coral Garden is a sanctuary of little yet brilliant fishes. On the opposite side are heaps of gigantic corals. On the off chance that you look carefully enough, you’ll see a lot of little fishes sneaking in them.