The southern part of Cebu is a favourite place for curious adventurers and tourists to explore. You can take a short break from hectic city life or spend a weeks vacation out in the tropical wilderness. Locals and foreigners alike flock to Southern Cebu, both for an adrenaline rush and some relaxation. Here are some of the many things you can do when in the southern part of this beautiful island…
1. Scuba Diving
One of the first things that cross people’s minds when Southern Cebu is mentioned is Moalboal, and why not? Its stunning white-sand beaches are so inviting! It is also known for its vibrant marine life, which makes it perfect for a diving or snorkeling tour.
2. Whale Shark Watching
Another town that tourists head to is Oslob, which is famous for its whale sharks. You can swim and interact with these gentle giants, albeit for quite a short time but the experience is simply surreal! Lots of tourists fulfilled their dreams and crossed this unique experience off their bucket lists last year, and it is expected that the same will apply tor Cebu whale shark watching 2020. So if you haven’t tried it yet, what are you waiting for? Book for a tour now!
2. Dipping In A Waterfall
Southern Cebu has a lot of waterfalls to choose from, over 45 of them! So, after a morning of whale watching in Oslob, you can head over to Tumalog Falls, which is in the same town. The most stunning one is Kawasan Falls, which is in Badian. Other popular ones include Aguinid, Inambakan, Binalayan and Dao Falls. If you want to avoid crowds and prefer quiet spots, you can go to Argao’s Bugasok or Boljoon’s Dayhag Falls.
Speaking of Kawasan Falls, Matutinao is just nearby should you want to go canyoneering. Explore the hidden canyons of the island of Cebu – trek, swim, scramble, climb and walk in this extreme outdoor adventure. Jump off the waterfalls and into the deep pools of water! Not for the faint-hearted, but if you think you have what it takes, then you can check out the 2020 Cebu tour itinerary from Island Trek Tours.
The Osmeña Peak is known as Cebu’s version of the Chocolate Hills of Bohol, due to its view of jagged hills. A short and easy hike would lead you the highest peak in Cebu.
You would be standing at 1,013 meters above sea level. With dramatic panoramas further enhanced by a breathtaking sunset, what’s not to love?
There are a lot more things you can do in Southern Cebu and above are just some of the most popular ones.
With opportunities for tons of activities such as hiking and diving, Southern Cebu is
easily an adventurer’s playground! And, before we forget, this part of the island is also perfect for history buffs and even foodies!
Have you visited Southern Cebu?