Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Siargao Island, Surigao Del Norte - How to get there


the premier surfing destination in the Philippines, Siargao Island. Located at the west part of Surigao Del Norte and the largest Island that belongs to the province. The International Surfing Cup is held in Cloud 9, General Luna, annually every last week of September and first week of October. The Island is not just the home for surfing events, there is also a Game-fishing Tournament from April to May (depending on weather condition) at Pilar. Island hopping at Siargao offers lots of fun and adventure, visiting the islets, like the Guyam Island, right in front of General Luna, 5-10 minutes by a boat, Daku Island, Ideal for snorkeling and other water sports activities, and The Naked Island.   Discover Siargao by yourself. 

Getting There 

From Manila: 
 (1) Cebu Pacific have flights from Manila to Siargao Island via Cebu 5 times per week, they fly on a Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  However at some times of year is can go down to 3 flights per week.

 (2 )Air Phil Express fly daily to Surigao City, departs at 11:30AM and Arrived at 12:45PM. There is  no available trip going to Siargao in the afternoon so you have to spend overnight at the City or at the traveler's lodge at the Integrated Bus Terminal for only Php50.00, just a walking distance from Surigao Airport. Ride a tricyle or Multicab @ Php10.00 going to the City Boulevard and take the LQP1  boat, departure time at 5:30AM and will arrived at 8:30AM, pay Php250.00 or RORO Montenegro Lines every 12 noon and arrived to Dapa at 4:30PM, tickets for only Php150.00-300.00. From Dapa rent a "habal-habal" (a single motorcycle) or a tricycle going to Siargao and negotiate for the cost.

From Cebu: 
(1) by Air: Cebu-Pacific, Cebu-Siargao service operates every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. The flight departs from Cebu at 10:45am and arrives in Siargao at 11:55am. The return flight leaves at 12:15pm and reaches Cebu at 1:25pm.

(2) by Sea: 2.1 Cokaliong Shipping Lines from Monday to Saturday, departure time at 7:00PM and Arrived at 6:00AM-7:00AM in Surigao Port. 
                  2.2 2GO travels every Sunday, Check their website for schedules.

If you are from Mindanao, a 24hrs available land trip to Surigao via bus, pick your own time, be sure to arrive at Surigao before 5:00AM if you want a morning trip.


12 comments:

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