There are a few options from Cebu City to Oslob by bus, van and even car if you prefer private transportation.for spending a week or a weekend if you don’t have enough time.
Oslob is located 120 kilometers South Cebu City. It will take around 2 hours and half to 3 hours to get there. The most popular activity is the whale sharks watching tour. There are other activities like visiting Sumilon Island and Tumalog Falls.
How to get from Cebu to Oslob
How to get from Cebu Airport to Oslob
If you are coming from Cebu Airport to Oslob. You have to go to South Bus Terminal and get a bus to Oslob. The journey lasts 3 hours and it costs around 170 PHP (depends on the bus, with air-con or without).
From Cebu Airport to South Bus Terminal you can go by taxi or Grab. It will take around 20-30 minutes to get there. The price will be around 200 PHP. If you go on a budget you can get 2 jeepneys going from Mactan Cebu Airport to South Bus Terminal.
If you prefer to get a taxi from Cebu airport to Cebu. It will cost you around 2500-3000 PHP.
How to get from Cebu to Oslob by Bus
If you want to get from Cebu to Oslob by bus. There are buses leaving from South Terminal. From Cebu City to Oslob travel time is around 3 hours by bus. It will cost around 170 PHP (depending on the bus with air conditioning or without).
The bus schedule from Cebu to Oslob is starting 4 am to 8 30 pm. Buses are running every 20-30 minutes.
How to get from Cebu City to Oslob by Van
If you want to get from Cebu City to Oslob by van. The vans are leaving from GT Express Terminal near the University of San Carlos. The van fare from Cebu City to Oslob is around 160 PHP. Vans are leaving around 6 am when they get full without a fixed schedule.
If you are planning to go for the whale sharks. You can hire a shared transfer Cebu City to Oslob with Klook. They will be allowed you to leave 3 30 am from Cebu City and get there around 6 30 am. On the way back the vans are leaving Oslob to Cebu City at 11 30 and getting to Cebu around 2 30 pm. This option is perfect if you are planning a day trip.
How to get from Cebu to Oslob by Car
If you want to get from Cebu to Oslob by car. There are 120 kilometers distance from Cebu to Oslob. And expect travel time is around 2 hours and a half. It depends on the traffic especially leaving Cebu.
Things to do in Oslob
As you can see, this island is blessed with clear blue waters and white sand. It is located at the southeastern part of Oslob. You will definitely enjoy your stay here because of the activities you can do in the area, such as relaxing in the beautiful beach, bird watching, fishing, hiking, island hopping, trekking, and of course, diving!
There are 4 beautiful major dive areas in Sumilon Island that you can choose- Garden Eel Plaza, Nikki’s Wall, Coral Landscape and Julie’s Rock.
TUMALOG FALLS, CEBU
Tumalog falls in Cebu is really for the waterfalls chaser because of its beauty. The pool from the falls isn’t deep enough for swimming but the falls itself is relaxing. The entrance fee costs only for about 20 PHP while the Habal-Habal ride going to the falls is 50 PHP.
WHALE WATCHING IN OSLOB
How to get to the whale watching in Oslob? If you are coming from Cebu City, you have to go to South Bus Terminal and get a bus to Oslob. The journey lasts 3 hoursand it costs around 170 PHP ( depends on the bus, with air con or without).
First thing in the morning is the perfect time for the whale watching. Oslob is a touristic area full of accommodations, and whale watching in Oslob is one of the great plans to do when visit Cebu.
Our experience was great and impressive in the whale watching in Oslob. The tour lasts 30 minutes and it costs 1000 PHP for foreigners, 500 PHP for locals and it includes snorkeling masks. The three of us were surprised how big are the whales. Apart from this, its very touristic the activity in my opinion!
It’s a controversial activity since they feed the whale sharks in Oslob. People recommend other places like Donsol in Sorsogon but so far we didn’t go there.
WHERE TO STAY IN OSLOB
There are plenty of rooms and B&Bs, and Airbnb available all over Moalboal that cost around 1000 PHP per night. That’s just $19 USD! This price is pretty cheap compared to other hotels and is perfect for those backpacking Moalboal and Oslob.
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