Mactan Island
Cebu
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Things To Do in Mactan Island

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345 Reviews
Historical Site
Beach
EnjoyTripMagellan's Cross is just located outside Basilica Minore de Santo Niño. You need to get inside the structure to see paintings on the ceiling which will tell you about the history on how it was erected. It is said that the original cross has already been covered because many believed that a piece of the original cross can make miracle. You can also read the history of the erection of the Magellan's Cross engraved just below the cross.
4.4/5
218 Reviews
Castle
Catherine amistadLocated inside Plaza Independencia. One of the historical and tourist spot in Cebu City
4.2/5
5 Reviews
Waterfall
yangduoduo17After we participated in the whale shark tour, we decided to visit the tumalog waterfall. You have to take a motorcycle or walk down the mountain to get there. The one-way ride by car costs 75 pesos, and there is another drop-off point at the top. Each person needs an extra bike to take you to the next 1/4 mile. This is the cost that tourists will spend anyway. When you get there, the waterfall is quite spectacular, 100 feet high and 60 feet wide, with no artificial traces of natural beauty. Dip your feet in the lower water and let the fish eat your dead skin. What a wonderful view, a must-visit attraction in oslob.
4.6/5
272 Reviews
Whale Watching
_We***19best experience in the Philippines! this is something you can not and should not miss. book at a good hotel so that you can be on the first boat in the morning to swim with the whale sharks. we really enjoyed this activity. there were 4 whale sharks that morning and they swam very close to us. an unforgettable experience. take a bus from Cebu city or moalboal and go to oslob and to this activity the next morning!
4.3/5
29 Reviews
Museum
DanaCasa Gorordo was the 3rd Museum I've been to in Cebu City. I loved my visit to Casa Gorordo because it is such a well-preserved place. The furnitures were still in good quality and pretty, the beds and the clothings featured inside the house were still neat and clean. It really shows the actual life during the 1800s. If one wants to time travel back to the Spanish Colonization era of the Philippines, visiting places like Casa Gorordo is a great way to go. Casa Gorordo is located in Parian, Downtown Cebu, opens daily, and I think they have an entrance fee. I am not quite sure because I went there for free c/o my Young Minds Academy program.
4/5
50 Reviews
Featured Neighborhood
LiezCOLON STREET. This thoroughfare in downtown Cebu City is the oldest street in the Philippines. The undated photo of the old Colon Street above was taken from the book City Of Cebu, which was published by the Cebu City Government in 1970.

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Mactan Island Weather

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21 Sep, 2021
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22 Sep, 2021
Thunder with Rain
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23 Sep, 2021
Cloudy
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24 Sep, 2021
Intermittent Clouds
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25 Sep, 2021
Mostly Cloudy
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26 Sep, 2021
Intermittent Clouds
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Weather Forecast and Travel Tips for Mactan Island
21 Sep, 2021 Mactan Island Weather: Partly Cloudy, Northeasterly Wind: 0–10 kph, Humidity: 83%, Sunrise/Sunset: 05:33/17:41
Mactan Island Driving: Suitable, Running: Suitable

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