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Oslob Whale Shark Swimming and Kawasan Falls Canyoneering

1. Oslob Whale Shark Swimming and Kawasan Falls Canyoneering

Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime swimming experience with whale sharks. Your private guide will take you on a scenic journey from Cebu's East Coast to the town of Oslob to capture a sight of this magnificent fish. Snorkel and swim alongside these gentle giants in their natural habitat. After swimming alongside your new fish friends, you'll arrive at Badian for lunch before your canyoneering adventure. You'll travel to the jump-off point and swim, climb, rappel and more all over Badian's picturesque cliffs—don’t miss an opportunity to jump off of cliffs as high as thirty feet. Come down from your heart-pounding jumps with a relaxing swim in the beautiful waters of the beautiful and serene Kawasan Falls. You'll be brought back to your hotel carrying priceless memories and the thrill of adventure in your heart.

Cebu: Kawasan Falls Canyoneering & Cliff Jump Private Tour

2. Cebu: Kawasan Falls Canyoneering & Cliff Jump Private Tour

Visit one of the most beautiful falls in the Philippines. Located in Badian, Kawasan Falls is famous for it's 3-layered waterfall. If you've got a taste for a real, heart-stopping adventure in the heart of Cebu, canyoning at the famous cliffs of Badian is the answer. Start your day with a comfortable pick-up from your hotel to Badian. You will be given some time to find a place to have breakfast. Meet up with your friendly guide and learn the basic safety procedures of canyoneering to fully enjoy the tour. The day will be filled with picturesque scenes of the waterfalls and thrilling adventures through Cebu's natural sites. Test your nerves as you trek through creeks and streams along Badian River, as you weave through caves and through rapid rivers. Many exciting activities await you such as the opportunity to jump and rappel from cliffs and swim through canyons. After canyoneering, unwind by Kawasan Falls, Cebu’s famous 3-tiered waterfall before enjoying a hearty lunch by the crystal-blue pools and lush forests. The falls are in turquoise color and perfect for amazing photos. Afterward, if you're feeling adventurous, take the opportunity to jump from 7 cliff-diving points that reach up to 6 meters high into the deep blue water.

Cebu: Osmeña Peak and Kawasan Falls Tour

3. Cebu: Osmeña Peak and Kawasan Falls Tour

Enjoy a pickup from your hotel and start the day with this exciting tour to Cebo south.  The first stop is Osmeña Peak, the highest peak in Cebu with a cluster of green jagged hills and an elevation of around 1,000 meters above sea level. Take an easy hike to the peak where you are able to watch the sunrise and get a birds-eye view of Cebu.  Before the tour continues, take a break and enjoy lunch at Kawasan. The Kawasan Falls is 131 feet high and considered one of the most beautiful falls in the Philippines. Take a refreshing dip at the picturesque falls and try adventurous dives.  Come back to your accommodation in Cebu by approximately 6 PM.

Oslob: Sumilon Sand Bar, Whale Sharks & Snorkeling Day Trip

4. Oslob: Sumilon Sand Bar, Whale Sharks & Snorkeling Day Trip

Take a scenic drive along the Southern Cebu coastline, spot some turtles and whale sharks, and lounge in the sun on this day trip. Begin your adventure bright and early, and be picked up from your hotel lobby at 5 AM. Hear a short briefing on basic safety and what to look for, kit yourself out in snorkeling gear, and hop in the water for a whale shark encounter. Have a truly unique experience with Oslob's famous whale sharks. Next, visit the gorgeous Sumilon Island with its stunning beaches and cerulean blue water. See the famous and beautiful white sand bar of Sumilon Island up close. Lastly, gear up with your snorkel, mask, and fins. Stop at a world-class diving and snorkeling location in Badian and see protected coral and native marine species. Swim among the fish, and even feed them. Catch a glimpse of sea turtles at Turtle Bay or find yourself surrounded by huge schools of Cebu's famous sardines.

Cebu: Car Charter with Driver

5. Cebu: Car Charter with Driver

Take the stress out of your day and travel in comfort with a private car charter for 8 or 12 hours.  Discover the south area of Cebu with easy starting your tour from Mactan Cebu International Airport or any locations in Cebu City, Mandaue City and Lapu-Lapu area to the best travel destinations in Cebu South Area - Oslob, Badian, and Moalboal. Take advantage of the private car charter service and visit picturesque locations such as the Kawasan Falls, the most beautiful falls in Cebu. You can do island hopping in the marine sanctuary of Pescador Island or visit the famous whale sharks in Oslob.  Customize your journey according to your own needs and preferences.

Kawasan: Full-Day Private Canyoneering Adventure

6. Kawasan: Full-Day Private Canyoneering Adventure

Discover the natural beauty of Kawasan Falls, scrambling, swimming, jumping and rappelling through fresh-water streams and refreshing waterfalls.  The day beings early with hotel pick up from Cebu City. Head to the Canyoneering center to pick up your gear and, once suited, hit the water. Explore the rugged but scenic cliffs of Badian up close and unwind in a natural setting.  For those who are more adventurous, hop on a bamboo raft and go for a ride under the waterfall. Cool off under the refreshing cascade and receive a tremendous neck massage from the pouring water. Enjoy lunch in Badian and even take a quick stop at the Milk Station for a refreshing ice cream. At the end of the tour, drop-off will be provided in a private, air-conditioned van.

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What people are saying about Badian

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 66 reviews

It was the most beautiful tour I’ve been on in a long time. You have to be careful of every step and the tour guides are very good. It was an incredible experience

Driver Mawing was very friendly and knowledgeable, had a good conversation while travelling to and fro. Guides on the Trail were helpful too.

Experience was super awesome. These are must do’s when in Cebu. Our driver was great and very helpful and our cayoneering guide was the best.

Fascinating animals and nature. Highly recommended. Unfortunately, we did not get the waterproof bag and cell phone case that we bought.

Wonderful experience! I can’t recommend Mark (Mac) enough: exceptional guide