Malapascua, Philippines

Malapascua Island is situated in the Visayan Sea, located across a shallow strait from the northernmost tip of Cebu Island. Administratively, it is part of the insular barangay of Logon, Daanbantayan Municipality, Cebu Province, the Philippines.

Malapascua is a tiny island with eight hamlets, a beautiful pristine stretch of white sand, crystal clear waters bordered by coconut trees and a dozen scattered native style resorts. The island has also become known for its beautiful coral gardens and excellent local dive spots, as well as further-out sites including Gato Island, Monad Shoal, and Kemod Shoal. Monad Shoal is an underwater plateau where thresher sharks and manta rays can be sighted on a regular basis.

Things to See & Do

* Snorkeling
* Fishing
* Scuba diving
* Swimming

General information

Cruise Season - Jan - Dec
Currency - Peso (PHP)
Language - Filipino, English
Population - 4,000 approx
Electricity - 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT plus eight hours
International Country Telephone Code - + 63

Port Location - There is no port located at Malapascua, visitors transfer to a small paddle boat called tunda to reach the shore,

Travel Links - International and national flights are available to Cebu from where there are three bus companies which offer services to Maya. The journey takes 3 1/2 to 4 hours.

From Maya a local boat Ferry goes across am and pm with a break at lunch time till 4.30 it take about 1/2 hour .

A private banca can be hired from Maya, the first ferry leaves Malapascua at 6:30. Malapasca can be reached from Bantayan and from Leyte (San Isidero).

Information on this Web Site has been obtained from the Cruise Companies represented. However, the cruise industry is constantly changing and should be used as a guide only. We are unable to take responsibility for incorrect information and you must confirm all details at the time of booking.