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Full Day Whale Shark Experience with Tumalog Falls from Cebu
"Cebu is one of the best places to visit in Philippines. The island is surrounded by beautiful beaches coral atolls and rich fishing grounds. The whale sharks watching trip will depart at 5am a 4 hour drive from Cebu city center to Oslob. You will arrive at Tan-awan which is located 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) from the center town of Oslob. Here you can see many tourists snorkel and dive with the whale sharks. You will be provided with snorkeling equipment so you can swim with the whale sharks. Swimming with whale sharks is amazing but there are some rules implemented by the local govern you are not allow to touch the whale sharks or fed them.After the whale shark watching
From $190.00
 
Whale Shark Swimming Experience and Aguinid Falls from Cebu
"Early morning departure from the hotel and board air-conditioned vehicle for a 3 to 4-hour travel will bring you to the town of Oslob passing by heritage houses beautiful old churches and the green countryside. Upon arrival proceed to the briefing area for a quick do's and don'ts session. Don on your swimwear and with your snorkel set at hand board assigned paddle boats and row out to the sea with experienced boatmen. After a brief boat ride swim and snorkel with these gentle giants for about 30 minutes. Freshen up and enjoy a seafood barbecue lunch by the beach. After lunch stretch your legs with at Aguinid Falls before returning to your hotel."""
From $167.00
 
Snorkeling and Dolphin Watching in Balicasag Island
"We will pick you up at your hotel lobby or meet at our shop at 6am morning. We depart early in the morning as it is during the morning that dolphins are often seen swimming around the seas of Panglao and Balicasag Island. Please remember to bring your ca we will head to Marine Sanctuary at Balicasag Island for snorkelling. Explore the underwater world and see the exotic corals formation. After Balicasag you will head off to Virgin Island where you can stroll along the beautiful white sands and enjoy the splendour of this tropical paradise.Please note that no guarantee can be given that you will see either dolphins or whales. The best months to see dolphins and whales are March to but resident dolphins and small whales can be found all year round. We will be transferred you back to Alona Beach around 12pm."""Join this trip early in the morning and enjoy snorkeling of a beautiful Balicasag Island. Experience the fun of searching for dolphins playing in their natural habitats. We will head to Virgin Island before returning to Alona Beach around 12pm. Light breatitle=Highlights&1=Close+encounter+with+friendly+dolphins&2=Snorkel+gear+included&3=Enjoy+a+day+away+from+the+hustle+and+bustle+of+the+city&4=Family+friendly&5=See+native+wildlife+in+their+natural+environment&6=Free+drinks+included
From $130.00

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Good but what is it?

I had seen signs off the Northern Highway indicating Sidlakang Negros Toruist Village and Information and wondered what it was. Finding myself in that part of town and looking for something else I...
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Promenade the Boulevard.

The seafront area of Dumaguete is properly called Rizal Boulevard after Jose Rizal, the national hero, but everyone here just refers to it as the Boulevardand it is very much the centre of the social...
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Hardly worth the effort.

I have noted in other tips that there is not a huge amount to so in and around Dumaguete, much as I love the place. but one of the things I had heard mentioned was the Museum in the Silliman...
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Take a dip or cash your chips.

I have to preface this tip by saying that I am not a gambling man, and never have been. I really don't know a full house from the 3/1 favourite in the 3:15 at Kempton. However, I know some people do...
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A fine Cathedral.

The Cathedral Church of Dumageute, properly titled St. Catherine of Alexandria Cathedral, is a very imposing structure situated opposite Quezon (Rizal) Park on F. Perdices Street and forms very much...
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A walk in the park.

When Dumaguetans (is that the right word?) are not promenading on the Boulevardthey are likely to be found in Rizal Park. Actually, Google maps refers to it as Qeuzon Park but I always hear it...
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Here come the slavers.

This is not really so much of a things to do tip as a thing to look at tip as there really is not much to do at the Belltower except look at it, take a photo and perhaps perform an act of devotion at...
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Artistic licence I hope.

About halfway along Rizal BoulevardI came upon this odd little statue. It is of concrete construction, as are many statues in the Philippines and depicts the Sisters of St. Paul of Chartres in 1904....
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Mystery treats at a Shrine

If you are in the area of Zamboanguita, Siaton or Sta. Catalina towns south of Dumaguete, drop by the Inalad, Siaton shrine of Our Lady of Fatima. It is noted for numerous cures and solutions to...
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BAIS

I am not really sure if this is part already of negros or bacolod. But during my trip to Dumaguete, this was really what i remembered. BAIS is a place where you can watch dolphins jumps besides the...
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Scuba Diving

A great place to base yourself for some of the best dive sites, Apo Island is only 40 minute boat ride away with sites like Chapel, Coconut point and drop off you will be spoilt. If muck diving is...
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Rizal's Dumaguete

For a glimpse of Dumaguete through national hero Jose Rizal's eyes, ask the city tourism office at the Sta. Catalina St. side of the town plaza to arrange a visit to the second floor of the old Locsin...
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Heavenly Orchids

Back in the 90's we visited Mrs. Ng's stupendous private orchid garden in Camanjac, Dumaguete with its thousands of blooms. It was an other-worldly experience. Orchid fanciers can check with Jo's...
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Sampling Neg. Oriental stonecraft and hemp weaves

Stonecraft here is made by grinding up local stone, molding and baking it into lively decor and gift items with native traditional and contemporary designs. Check them out at Marjorie's, EBT Bldg....
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"Went for a few days and spent five months!"
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"Dumaguete, indeed the City of Gentle People"
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