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Donsol is one of the few places in the world that can offer almost assured whale shark sightings from November to June. The name Donsol has become synonymous to whale sharks as the world’s largest congregations of whale sharks are found here. The whale sharks of Donsol stay in this natural environment longer than any other place in the world. With simple snorkeling equipment, you will have the opportunity to swim alongside these gentle giants.

It is not only whale sharks that Donsol has to offer, there are other eco tours available. Enjoy nature tours to rivers, caves, waterfalls, and sandbars.

Across Donsol is Ticao Island which is a fantastic day tour escape for both scuba diving and an island getaway. Ticao Island is known for the diving at Manta Bowl but Ticao has so much more to offer! From other great dive sites full of coral, fish, and critters to white sand islands, turquoise waters, beautiful rock formations, and waterfalls.

Day Tours

Legazpi City Tour
Legazpi
Php
Visit the landmarks of Legazpi City: Ligñon Hill Nature Park, Japanese Tunnel, Cagsawa Ruins and Daraga Church. Take a stroll at the Legazpi Boulevard and savour local favourites like Pinangat and Bicol Express for lunch or dinner.
  • 4
    Hours Duration
  • 5
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  • 1
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Mayon Volcano ATV Adventure
Legazpi
Php
Drive an ATV to the Lava Wall of Mayon Volcano. This ultimate adventure rush takes you through gullies, rivers, and fallen rock. The entire trail is made by nature – made by the fury of Mayon . The ATV trail will take you to the lava wall.
  • 3
    Hours Duration
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Mayon Volcano ATV Adventure with Day Trek
Legazpi
Php
For those that want more than just the ATV ride, you may add a trek up Mayon Volcano following the Farmer’s Trail. You will pass through grasslands, gullies, and vegetable farms. The higher you get the more beautiful the view and more majestic Mayon Volcano becomes. Feel her majesty with each step higher.
  • 6
    Hours Duration
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Camalig Adventour
Camalig, Albay
Php
The tour of Camalig is a breath taking experience of the area’s natural wonders.
  • 6
    Hours Duration
  • 4
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Albay Provincial Tour
Albay
Php
With Mayon Volcano as Albay’s towering landmark, the places of interest will definitely include areas with amazing views of Mayon Volcano. One thing that should not be missed when visiting Albay are the different local industries of crafts passed down through generations.
  • 8
    Hours Duration
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    Destinations
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CamSur Provincial Tour
CamSur
Php
CamSur is home to Our Lady of Penafrancia, the patron saint of the Bicol region. Every September, CamSur welcomes over a million pilgrims for the feast of the Lady of Penafrancia. Throughout the year, the image of the Lady and the church to which she is housed can be visited. Destination: Holy Rosary Seminary, Naga… View Article
  • 10
    Hours Duration
  • 7
    Destinations
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Sorsogon Provincial Tour
Sorsogon
Php
Bulusan is the jewel of this tour with it being one of the top eco-tourism destinations in the country because of the rich eco-system consisting of a volcano, a rainforest, lakes, and waterfalls all in one area. The slopes of the volcano house local industries of Karagumoy handicrafts, Pili plantations, and local honey farms. An optional side trip is to the town of Gubat especially for those that want to learn to surf of do some basic surfing. A stopover to Gubat may shorten the visit to the other locations.
  • 10
    Hours Duration
  • 4
    Destinations
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Bikolinarya Culinary Experience
Legazpi
Php
The ultimate gastronomic experience! When it comes to Filipino food, Bicol is definitely a region that will be top of mind to have among the best and most unique Filipino dishes. With our Bikolinarya Culinary Experience, you will learn how to make Laing and Bicol Express the traditional way.
  • 2
    Hours Duration
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Buhatan River Cruise
Sorsogon
Php
The Buhatan River Cruise was organized by the locals of Buhatan in 2015. To date they continue to care, maintain, and improve the river and the activities offered. To enjoy this eco-cruise, it is best to begin in the late afternoon moving towards the evening. The River Cabanas are extremely comfortable and the serenity of lazing on the cushions, cruising down the river, listening to birds, and watching the sunset is a treasure on its own. The option of early dinner or a later dinner will be arranged at Rompeolas de Sorsogon to enjoy the bay walk of the province.
  • 6
    Hours Duration
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Busay Falls Adventure
Malilipot, Albay
Php
A 45-minute drive away from Legazpi City (and a 15 minute tricycle ride away from Casa Simeon), the Busay Waterfalls is an enchanting natural gem with a bustling forest and waters cascading down the mountain and the rocks. The Busay Waterfalls is a 7-tiered waterfall, and sometimes called “The 7 Falls”. To maximize this trip, we highly suggest trekking up to the different falls. The first 2 levels are easy to get to. The hike to the top will depend on your energy for the day but it can normally be completed in 2-3 hours. There are picnic grounds and a large nature pool at the first falls to swim and relax aGer your trek.
  • 5
    Hours Duration
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  • 1
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Bacacay Island Hopping
Bacacay, Albay
Php
Only a 35-minute drive away from Legazpi City is the town of Bacacay. The shores of Bacacay house among the best black volcanic sand beaches in the Philippines. Just a few minutes off the coast, you have the Sula Channel which has beautiful white sand islets with turquoise and emerald waters. En route back to Legazpi , visit Casa Simeon Heritage House to admire the wood crafts, the local history and also to enjoy a Filipino meal or have native snacks.
  • 4
    Hours Duration
  • 3
    Destinations
  • 1
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Misibis Bay Day Tour
Cagraray, Albay
Php
Enter the luxury island playground of Misibis Bay. Bask in the sun of Misibis’ 5-hectare resort and choose from a list of family-oriented, adventure-filled, and relaxing land and sea activities.
  • 8
    Hours Duration
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  • 1
    No. of Meals
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Matnog Day Tour
Matnog, Sorsogon
Php
Located at the southernmost tip of Luzon and serving as the gateway between Luzon and Visayas is Matnog. Here lies some of the most pristine beaches of the Philippines with islands of powdery white sand and turquoise water. What makes Matnog most special is it’s PINK sand beach!
  • 12
    Hours Duration
  • 3
    Destinations
  • 1
    No. of Meals
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Whale Shark Interaction
Donsol, Sorsogon
Php
Donsol is one of the few places in the world that can offer almost assured whale shark sightings from November to June. The name Donsol has become synonymous to whale sharks as the world’s largest congregations of whale sharks are found here. The whale sharks of Donsol stay in this natural environment longer than any other place in the world. With simple snorkeling equipment, you will have the opportunity to swim alongside these gentle giants. This is what Donsol is all about and this is a definitely one of your life’s must do activities.
  • 3
    Hours Duration
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  • Max Group size
Firefly River Tour
Donsol, Sorsogon
Php
Travel down the Donsol River and watch the evening sky brighten with the light of thousands of fireflies as they dance to the evening moonlight.
  • 2
    Hours Duration
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Jovellar Cave, River & Falls
Camalig, Albay
Php
A charming half day eco-tour taking you 45 minutes away from Donsol town to a place called Jovellar. Your transport will be very local – motorcycle backride, tricycle, or jeep. Your tour will include a visit to the Jovellar Underground River including a bamboo raft ride down the river, a visit to a nearby cave, and a refreshing dip at the waterfalls. Best to schedule your trip in the afternoon to catch the sunset at Mayanpayan Hills. The place is widely visited by locals on weekends. To avoid crowds, schedule your trip on a weekday.
  • 7
    Hours Duration
  • 2
    Destinations
  • 1
    No. of Meals
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Panumbagan Sandbar
Pilar, Sorsogon
Php
For an enjoyable day out at sea and spend the day snorkelling at Panumbagan Sandbar. Here you will snorkel in Pilar’s marine sanctuary where sea urchins (uni) and sea grapes are cultured for food. Harvest sea urchins and sea grapes for a fresh snack and a chance to eat out in the “wild”. In addition to snorkeling at the nearby reef, your guide will take you to see a small cave. For those willing to stay out until the later afternoon, there is a small area where hundreds of egrets gather to meet the sunset.
  • 6
    Hours Duration
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West Catanduanes Day Tour
Catanduanes
Php
The Virac side or the west side of Catanduanes may be the city center yet you get to enjoy the mix of history, beaches, and wonderful sights
  • 8
    Hours Duration
  • 9
    Destinations
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East Catanduanes Day Tour
Catanduanes
Php
We recommended starting your day early (pick-up at 5:00AM) to enjoy the sunrise at Binurong Point. The gentle warmth during sunrise, the suns rays glistening on the grass and the blueness of the sea appearing before you will already complete your day. There will be about a 20 minute trek up to the top, so be ready for your early morning exercise. Your guide will then take you to a local restaurant for breakfast before continuing your tour.
  • 8
    Hours Duration
  • 6
    Destinations
  • 1
    No. of Meals
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Carorian Islands Adventure
Catanduanes
Php
For the adventurous and those that are not weak at heart. Try cliff jumping, traversing lagoons, climb up huge flat rocks, and walking down a rock staircase straight to the ocean.
  • 6
    Hours Duration
  • 6
    Destinations
  • 1
    No. of Meals
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Caramoan Island Hopping
Caramoan
Php
A day tour from Catanduanes to the Caramoan Islands.
  • 8
    Hours Duration
  • 6
    Destinations
  • 1
    No. of Meals
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Packages

Air & Sea (3D2N / Non-Diving)
Albay & Donsol
Php
Bicol’s highlights and an adventure packed itinerary of swimming with the whale sharks and a full day with Mayon Volcano. Your stay at Casa Simeon will exceptional as you will get to have a rather unique chance to feel at home and enjoy the feel of living in a re-purposed grand Spanish-American house which dates back to the 1920s.
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Lights & Sights (3D2N Non-Diving)
Donsol
Php
Maximize your encounters with the whale sharks with 2 opportunities to head out and swim with them. Enjoy an evening relaxing done the river and admiring the fireflies.
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Food and Crafts (3D2N / Non-Diving)
Sorsogon & Albay
Php
A tour specially cra†ed to focus on Bicol’s food & cra†s. Pique your senses as you smell the local cuisine as it is made in front of you, as you savour the regions flavours, as you watch the locals make craGs passed down through generations, and as you feel the local fibers run through your fingers.Round trip Legazpi airport transfers
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Best of Albay & Caramoan (5D4N / Non-Diving)
Albay & Caramoan
Php
Get the best of Bicol’s top provinces— Albay and CamSur. Enjoy the heritage and rugged nature of Albay and experience the world renowned beaches of CamSur in the luxury of Tugawe Cove.
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3D2N Tugawe Cove Resort Caramoan
Caramoan, CamSur
Php
Join us in a hidden paradise of new discoveries and lasting memories. We welcome you to this stunning escape with vibrance, excitement, tranquillity, and relaxation.
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3D2N CMC Caramoan Resort
Caramoan, CamSur
Php
Budget option travel to Caramoan. This option open for groups of 4 persons and up. Accommodations arrangement on bed sharing arrangement (2 people sharing 1 double bed). Surcharges apply for separate bed arrangement.
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