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Things to Do In Sumilon Island

Sumilon is a beautiful island in the southeastern tip of Cebu. Known for its crystal clear water and pristine white sands, Sumilon is a must-visit destination on your trip to the Philippines. The 24-hectare coral island is home to the luxurious Bluewater Sumilon Island Resort. You don’t really need to book a stay at the resort to enjoy the island. Simply take advantage of the Sumilon island day tour package that already includes buffet lunch and round trip boat transfer.

Aside from frolicking at the gorgeous beach, you can take part in some other activities on the island, such as snorkeling, kayaking, fish feeding, and trekking. There are also tour companies that offer island hopping tours and whale watching in the nearby town of Oslob. So here are some of the things that you can do in Sumilon Island.

Island Trekking

One of the Sumilon island resort activities that you can enjoy is trekking. The resort has three nature trails that will take you to a 19th-century watchtower, which plays an important role in Cebu’s history. During your trek, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the island’s nooks and crannies and experience nature up close. The island trekking is a fun activity for everyone and the resort will provide you with a map so you can easily find your way into the trails.

Snorkeling and relaxing at sandbar

The island of Sumilon has a marine sanctuary that’s home to a wide range of underwater species, making it a great spot for snorkeling. If you’re lucky, you can even spot black tip sharks! The island’s sandbar, which changes locations depending on the season, is also a joy to explore. Snorkeling in sand bar is a truly fun activity in Sumilon. Make sure to bring your snorkeling gears or you can rent the gears from the resort for a minimal fee.


You can also go kayaking in Sumilon. This is one of the Sumilon island resort activities that you can enjoy if you’re going to book the day tour package. The resort has a lagoon surrounded with tall mangroves, which is a great place for kayaking since the water is calm. You’ll be provided with a boat and paddle and you can maneuver it on your own or share it with a companion.
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Island Tour

If you want to explore other parts and beaches the island, you can hire a boat. This activity is not included in the Sumilon island day tour package so you have to coordinate with a tour company if you want roam around the island. Since Sumilon is near Oslob, a small town known for whale watching, your island tour may also include a whale watching activity. This is a truly fun and exciting activity as it allows you to interact and get close to whale sharks, said to be the largest fish in the world!

So if you’re planning to visit Cebu soon, make sure you visit the Sumilon Island. It’s such a beautiful island where you can enjoy different kinds of activities and experience nature at its best!

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Office Closure Advisory

We want to inform you that the Island Trek Tours office will be closed on March 29 (Friday).

During this time, online chat and calls are not accessible. But still, we will be providing email support on your immediate needs and concerns, should there be any. Kindly expect minor delays in responses during this day.

Online reservations for March 30 will still be accepted and will be arranged accordingly.