Sumilon Island: Day Tour & Budget Trip

Sumilon Island, located in Southern Cebu, is a 24 hectare island with clear turquoise waters and white sands. Most of the island is owned b...

Sumilon Island, located in Southern Cebu, is a 24 hectare island with clear turquoise waters and white sands. Most of the island is owned by Bluewater Sumilon Island Resort. A day trip to the resort costs (inclusive of lunch buffet and access to swimming facilities) ₱1,500 on weekdays and 2,000 on weekends.

However, you can still visit Sumilon Island without shelling out thousands of pesos. There are other boat rental services in Oslob which can bring you to the island but your access is limited to the sandbar and the sanctuary. If you're traveling with friends, you can rent a boat for ₱1,500 - 2000 pesos depending on the size of your group. Aside from that, there's an environmental fee of ₱50 per head.

Sumilon Island, Oslob

You can either swim to the sanctuary or ask your boat guide to bring you there. If you don't have a snorkel, you can rent one for ₱100. Life vests are already provided in the boat.


The sanctuary has both hard and soft corals and a healthy abundance of marine life.


There are no food stalls in the island so you need to bring your own food and drinks.






Breakdown of Costs:
₱ 400 - Bus ride from Cebu to Oslob and vice versa
   1,500 - Boat rental
   50 - Environmental fee
   100 - Snorkel
   300 - Food


Reminders:

  • Do not touch nor step on the corals.
  • Do not litter/ bring your garbage with you when you go home.
  • Bring your own food & drinks since there are no food stalls.

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