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Bask in the native flair of Philippine beauty on one of the untouched and yet to be discovered islands of the Philippines. Withdraw to the tranquility of nature on an island of warm tropical waters, white sand and the shade of hundreds of coconut trees.

Bind with mother nature and be awestricken with what she has kept secret. Dive with the Manta Ray at our house reef, the Manta Bowl; swim alongside the gentle giants of the sea, the whale sharks; behold the diversity of the corals and marine life at the heart of the ocean; sing praises of the perfect cone shape formation of Mayon Volcano; relish local culture and history with the stories of the locals; strengthen your spirit under the moon as you cruise down the river lined with mangroves illuminated by thousands of fireflies in promenade; or simply surrender to the tropical breeze and listen to voices of nature’s spirits.

Ticao Island Resort has 3 room categories. All resort guests are entitled to free pony riding and kayaking around the resort, unlimited brewed coffee, tea, and purified drinking water available at the restaurant.

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Activites in Ticao

Kayaking
Ticao Island
Php
The locally made wooden kayaks is free for all resort guests. There is a limited number of kayaks so this is on a first come first serve basis. Guests may kayak right in front of the resort and move around the bay. There is also a mangrove river beside the resort which is another great place to visit.
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Pony Riding
Ticao Island
Php 300 per horse
The Masbate province is the “cowboy” country of the Philippines because of its long history of ranches and rodeos. The oldest ranch dates back to 250 years ago! Located inside an old family cattle ranch, ponies and cows grazing around is one of the main attractions of Ticao Island Resort. Pony riding around the resort is free for resort guests. Please just ask reception.
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Motorcycle Tours
Ticao Island
Php 1,300 per person
Explore the island on a motorcycle. Rates are based on a 1 peson per motorbike arrangement.
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Fishing with the Local Fisherman
Ticao Island
Php 400 per person
Spend 3 hours on a fishing trip with a local fisherman. This is best done early in the morning. The fisherman will show you the local way of fishing and will share some of the ocean’s secrets with you.
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Firefly River Tour
Ticao Island
Php 300 per person
The mangrove river beside Ticao Island Resort is still one of the few areas in the world with fireflies a plenty and is a nice and simple evening activity.
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Firefly River Tour with Shrimp / Crab Catching
Ticao Island
Php 600 per person
Discover the river’s wonders. Leave late in the afternoon before sun down to join the village local cast down his net. When the sun is about to set, admire the birds and wildlife who have made the mangroves their home. As night sets admire the firefly’s as the light up the trees and before heading back to the resort, re-join with the village local as you check your catch for the evening.
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Island Tour – North Ticao
Ticao Island
Php 6,000 per boat
Take a boat for a day and visit the various islands on the north side of Ticao Island. Go admire the beautiful limestone rock formations, swim and snorkel in lagoons with crystal clear water, admire the waterfalls, take a plunge in the pool under the waterfalls, and relax on one of the white sand beaches where we will serve your lunch.
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Island Tour —South Ticao
Ticao Island
Php 10,500 per boat
Two hours away from the resort and a full 8 to 10 hours out is a visit to the south of Ticao Island. Here you will get to visit the Bongsanglay Nature Reserve, a 240 hectare mangrove reserve and where you can find the Philippines’ 2nd largest mangrove. Other sites include the Bongsanglay Marine Sanctuary and Snake Island where there are literally hundreds of sea snakes inside an ocean level cave. The lunch to be served is part of the full board meal arrangement of the resort.
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Scuba Diving Fun Dives
Ticao Island
Php
Among the best diving in the Philippines is at Ticao Island. Whale Sharks, Manta Rays, reef sharks, coral gardens, amazing fish life, and lots of critters. To add to that, Ticao’s waters are visited by Thresher Sharks and other pelagics. As a scuba diver, Ticao Island should be on your list! Sharing the same ocean… View Article
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Scuba Diving Courses
Ticao Island
Php

Discover a whole new world underwater!

We offer Scuba Diving courses from Discover Scuba Diving to the Dive Master Candidate courses. Since your holiday time is important to us, you may opt for the online manual. Spend more time relaxing on holiday and enjoying the ocean as you can do your reading and study before you go on holiday.

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Other Beach Activities

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.
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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!
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Caramoan Island Hopping
Caramoan
Php
A day tour from Catanduanes to the Caramoan Islands.
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Other Beach Activities