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15 Things You Shouldn’t Miss in Camiguin Island, Philippines

Camiguin Island in the Philippines is one of the best destinations for nature lovers, adventure seekers and beach bums. It may be the second smallest island in the country, but it is gifted with enormous natural resources from springs and waterfalls to mountains and volcanoes. It has earned its name as the “Island Born of Fire” due to the presence of the seven volcanoes that make up most of the land.

Camiguin does not only boast its natural abundance, it also showcases cultural spots and delightful food. Here are things you shouldn’t miss when visiting this little piece of tropical paradise.

For the Nature Lovers

1. Soak in Ardent Hibok-Hibok Hot Spring


2. Snorkel at White Island / Sandbar


3. Trek the Challenging Road to Tuasan Falls


4. Swim at Katibawasan Falls

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5. Plunge Into the Refreshing Waters of Sto. Niño Cold Spring

5---15---26. Relax at Soda Swimming Pool


7. Visit PHIVOLCS Mt. Hibok-Hibok Volcano Observatory

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For the Culture Buffs

8. See the Sunken Cemetery

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9. Hike up the Old Volcano and Stations of the Cross

camiguin stations of the cross9---210. Visit the Old Church Ruins

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For the Foodies

11. Taste the Best Halo-Halo at Cafe 1914

11---111---212. Try the Brick Oven Pizza at Luna Restorante

12---113. Get Your Coffee Fix at La Isla Cocina

13---112---214. Bring Home the Original Pastel de Camiguin

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15. Delight Your Taste Buds with Camiguin’s Most Popular Fruit: Lanzones

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When To Get There

It’s best to visit Camiguin during the Lanzones Festival on the 4th week of October so you can witness the grand celebration of the bountiful lanzones harvest.

Also read: 13 Philippine Festivals in October: When & Where to Celebrate Them

How To Get There

Cebu City to Camiguin

  • Super Shuttle Ferry is serving Cebu – Camiguin and vice-versa. It leaves at Cebu City Pier 8 every Friday at 8:00 PM and it also leaves Camiguin back to Cebu City every Sunday at 8:00 PM.
  • Cebu Pacific Air has direct flights from Cebu City to Camiguin.

Cagayan de Oro City to Camiguin via Fast Craft

From Cagayan de Oro you can take a jeep or a taxi to Macabalan port. The fast craft to Camiguin leaves at 8:30 AM daily and arrives at Benoni Wharf at 10:30 AM.


Aren’t you excited to experience Camiguin yourself?  Plan your escapade now before it gets too touristy like Boracay.