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Bohol: Dolphin & Sea Turtle Watching Island Hopping Tour

4.3 / 5

4 reviews

Activity provider: CTPH TOUR

Bohol: Dolphin & Sea Turtle Watching Island Hopping Tour

Activity provider: CTPH TOUR

From US$ 55.12 per person

Take a traditional Banca boat and discover Bohol's beautiful Balicasag and Virgin Island filled with colorful fish and reefs.

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Duration 5.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Tagalog


  • Watch dolphins at Balicasag Island, home to more than 11 species
  • Snorkel in the clear waters of Bohols' islands and swim amongst the fish and corals
  • Spot sea turtles and other marine life if you're lucky
  • Walk along Virgin Island's famous sandbar with amazing views
Full description
Visit the must-see spots of Bohol with this early bird 5.5-hour island hopping tour. The Banca boat will take you to Balicasag Island and Virgin Island both famous for their marine lives, green-blue waters, and clear snorkelling sites. After your hotel pick-up, sail out to Balicasag Island where you can spot different species of dolphin and other marine life. If you are lucky, you can enjoy up-close sightings of dolphins jumping in and out of the water, and maybe even sea turtles. Get closer to the fish and coral reefs during a snorkelling trip in the crystal clear waters. Next, head out to Virgin Island for a stroll along the beautiful white sandbar. Grab the chance to snap a photo of the blue sky and emerald clear waters before returning to Bohol at approximately 11 AM.
  • Free pick up and drop-off within the Panglao Beach area ( a surcharge will apply outside the Panglao beach area of PHP 100 per person - Tricycle )
  • Local guide
  • 1 bottle of mineral water
  • Boat transfer
  • Life Vest
  • Snorkeling gear
  • Government fees
  • Meals
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Your hotel/accommodation/resort located in Panglao and other areas.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Swimwear
  • Change of clothes
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  •  The chances of sighting dolphins might vary depending on season and weather
  • In case of extreme weather conditions, the tour may be canceled upon the order of the coast guard and a full refund will be issued
  • Transfer for Panglao is free. For other regions, please select add-on services upon check-out
  • If your accommodation is outside of Panglao area, please select add-on services upon check-out. For return transfers, select 2 one-way transfer services per group
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 4 reviews

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We were picked up directly from the beach by our hotel by boat. About email directly with organizer clarified for pickup. We were lucky and alone. At first it was Delphine looking for. Also lucky and saw dolphins like 20 other boats. (Guide call each other where the dolphins are, so very busy with boats) also had luck on the reef and saw two turtles with which you could swim. Also there full of other tourists. Had our own Schnorchelzeug and therefore can not assess how the loaned is. You can also rent an actionkamara on the reef for little money to make underwater photos. (Can be that you own a memory card need) we had our own camera so do not know if that is and is worth it.

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November 26, 2019

private boat tour. snorkeling around the reefs was amazing. after the booking I got a confirmation of the local tour guide with the pickup details. unfortunately the transfer from our hotel in panglao to the pier wasn't free as they wrote. we had to pay 150 peso extra one way. but the tour itself was still amazing.

November 12, 2019

Product ID: 266312