Camiguin is a small tropical island located in the Visayas region of the Philippines, and is known by many locals and some tourist as the “Island Born of Fire”. The Philippine Islands are set within what is known as the “Ring of Fire”, a volcanic fault line. Camiguin and many of the other islands that make up the Philippines were created thousands, if not millions of years ago by volcanic eruptions.
Camiguin Island is beautiful, and has some of the nicest white sand beaches found within the Philippines 7,107 islands. Many tourist visiting Camiguin often find it amazing that this small island paradise sits at an elevation of over 5,000 and offers a wonderful mountains as a backdrop to its beautiful beaches.
So Many Wonderful Attractions
Aside from the awesome Camiguin beaches, you will also find some really interesting and historic Camiguin attractions, for instance you will most certainly enjoy the famous “Sunken Cemetery”, which is visited by hundreds of tourist coming to Camiguin each year. The Sunken Cemetery was created when Mount Vulcan erupted and caused this area to go under water. Today, both novices and experienced scuba divers enjoy diving in this area where they can experience something really unique,
Hot Springs & Water Falls
Visiting the “Tangub Hot Springs” and the “Bura Natural Soda Pool” is especially exciting for nature lovers. Here you will certainly enjoy taking a dip in these natural hot springs, allowing yourself to feel completely refreshed and rejuvenated.
Take a swim at the cool and refreshing pond below the “Katibawasan Falls” that rises up some 250 feet, the view is just breathtaking. This area of the forest is just filled with hundreds of natural plants, large ferns that are nearly as tall as a medium sized child, as-well-as many different types of orchids. In fact if you are a photographer then you most certainly do not want to miss this wonderful opportunity for some really unique and interesting photographs.
Camiguin is a fantastic place to visit, and here at WOW Philippines Travel Agency we are ready to assist you with creating a wonderful Camiguin package for your vacation. Contact us today and speak with one of our professional travel guides, who will be happy to help you create the perfect Camiguin vacation package, choose from over 15 package deals that includes your Camiguin hotel or resort and a really nice Camiguin tour of the best attractions.
Land & Sea Transfers
By air-land-sea (Direct flight going to Cagayan de Oro; Land transfer to Port; Sea transport to Camiguin)
Airphil Express, Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific and ZEST Air offers ninety-minute (90) daily flights from Manila going to Cagayan de Oro City. From Cagayan de Oro, you can take a bus or van from Agora Market to Balingoan Port, 88kms.away.The Balingoan ferry bound for Camiguin makes a one-hour crossing. It arrives at Benoni or Guinsiliban Wharf where the van fetches you to the resort.
By air-sea-land (Direct flight going to Cebu then sea transport going to Camiguin)
You can fly from Manila to Cebu going to Cagayan de Oro. Different airlines offer seventy-five-minute daily flights from Manila to Cebu. These are Airphil Express, Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific and ZEST Air. There will be a twenty-minute (20-min.) transfer from Cebu Mactan Airport going to Cebu Seaport. You can go to CDO from Cebu via MID-SEA EXPRESS which serves Cebu, Camiguin, Cebu every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday at 7:30 AM and 8:15 AM (back to Cebu).
Flying time is 30 minutes. Or you may prefer Super Shuttle Ferry which is also serving Cebu – Camiguin vice – versa. It leaves Cebu City every Friday night at 7:00 o’clock in the evening and leaves Camiguin back to Cebu every Sunday night. Then there will be a twenty-minute land transfer from Camiguin port to the hotel.