Activities on and around Boracay
Half Day Boracay Banca Sea Safari
Sea safari tour of Boracay in motorised outrigger banca, stopping at beaches to allow snorkeling and kayaking.
Includes: Light meal, soft drinks and bottled water, plus use of available Kayaks
Depart Boracay (usually Boat Station 1) by banca for this beach, cove, and cave experience. Weather conditions permitting, guests will circumnavigate Boracay by banca, enjoying snorkeling and kayaking at Diniwid Beach and coves, swimming at Puka Beach, and kayaking the caves on the northern tip of Boracay through to Ilig-Iligan. Break for a leisurely meal. Further exploration follows - snorkeling, kayaking, plus sightseeing on Crocodile Island, including Crystal Cave, the southern part of Boracay Island. Return to Station 1 or other requested drop-off point after 4 hours.
Boracay Half Day Paraw Sail Safari
Enjoy sailing, swimming, snorkeling and beachcombing. Option to have a remote beach BBQ. This sail safari tour of Boracay traveling by one of its famous paraws (a unique sail boat with an amazing turning capability), stops at beaches and hidden bays to allow snorkeling and beachcombing.
Includes: Snorkel equipment, snacks and drinks. (Plus lunch if requested).
White Water Day Trip from Boracay
On neighbouring Panay, this full day experience includes hiking rainforests, rice terraces and bamboo suspension bridges. Plunge into the cooling rock pools of the Bugtong Batu Waterfalls, and paddle the rushing white water and stiff rapids of the Tibiao River (the only Philippines river to have hosted an international kayaking competition.
Learn the art of preparing and feasting native-style -sampling the local brew "tuba", or maybe beer and rum.
Relax in a hot "kawa" tub at Kayak Inn. The kawa is a huge fryer that was transformed into a tub where one can enjoy a hot bath. It relaxes and soothes tired muscles. The leaves put into the water is said to cure some skin disorders and adds aroma for a relaxing bath. So if you want to experience the feeling of "being cooked" with real fire underneath, the Kawa Hot Bath is a must-do activity when visiting Tibiao.
Enjoy a relaxing Fish Spa - The Tibiao Fish Spa is considered to be the most affordable fish spa in the world at just around 100 pesos for a 30 minute session. Hundreds of locally bred fish provide you with a relaxing sensation as they nibble away at your feet!
Includes boat and land transport, food and beverages, including tuba when available, beer, rum, drinking water, use of white water sit-on kayaks, instruction, porters/guides, and use of hot kawas.
What to Bring: Sunscreen, hat, insect repellent, walking shoes that will get wet (or strong sandals), swimwear, waterproof layer, change of dry clothes for the ride home, cash for tips. (Water/trekking foot wear, water bottles and day packs may be purchased from the day trip organisers on Boracay).
Paddle Boracay - Escorted Circumnavigation of Boracay by Kayak
Full day, or 2 day experience
Includes: Snack, Packed lunch, bottled water, use of personal two-person, or single person kayak
Circumnavigation of Boracay Island with a guide, starting from Boracay SandCastles Beach Resort. A great way to explore Boracay's 37 coves and beaches, bat caves and off shore islands. Enjoy a leisure paddle, hugging the foreshore and taking in the scenery, stopping off to swim, snorkel, picnic and chat with locals.
This may also be done over two days, parking the kayak at Bulabog Beach (the half-way point) and returning to resume the journey the next day.
Tour of Panay's Freshwater Springs
Includes: Morning and afternoon merienda (snacks), lunch, soft drinks, bottled water
8 am - Depart Boracay for Caticlan
9 am - Departure by jeepney, van or bus for Malumpati Trail. 3.2 km walk along ridgeline, glimpsing panoramic views to the sea. (Option to take bus).
10:30 am - Walkers arrive Malumpati, meeting up with bus. Merienda, native morning snacks and coffee/tea precede a leisurely swim. Hike to the source of the Malumpati River. (Kayaking of river may be arranged by prior notice: duration of 4 km paddle is 45-75 minutes).
12 noon - Lunch. The river, officially called the Bugong, but Malumpati to most people, is renowned as the cleanest river on Panay. The river supplies surrounding rice paddies as it winds through forests of ancient trees, bamboo and nipa palm.
2 pm - Depart Malumpati by bus, driving to Hurom-Hurom Cold Spring on the Gibon River.
2:45 pm - Arrive Nabas. Afternoon tea with fresh coconut juice. Guests can lie in the wading pools or take a guided walk up the river to get a glimpse of upland Philippine life. Avid walkers can reach waterfalls or find the source of the Gibon River - literally a hole in a hillside. Local guides have a lot to say about what the local geology (and ecology) means to them - fresh river shrimps, a sustainable way of life, and lots of fun especially for the children.
4:30 pm - Return to Boracay, arriving at 5:30 pm.
Adventure Spa Day
This tour was created for guests who seek relaxation and pampering, rather than whitewater action and trekking.
Includes: Morning and afternoon merienda (snacks), lunch, beverages, all fees, transportation, personal masseuse, body scrub, hot oil massage, manicure, pedicure, fish spa.
6:00 am - Light breakfast & coffee, before departure by boat from Boracay
7:00 am - By road to Culasi, to explore a typical Filipino market.
9:30 am - Arrive at Kayak Inn for an introduction to jungle cooking
10:30 am - You will receive your body scrub in the Tibiao River, soak in the kawa hot tubs, and have your initial massage by a qualified masseuse, skilled in shiatsu, Swedish and native hot oil massage.
12:30 pm - Enjoy an amazing jungle buffet.
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1:30 pm - Visit the Fish Spa in nearby Tibiao to have your feet cleansed - a unique experience. If time allows see how pina (pineapple) fiber is woven into clothing. Should the Fish Spa be closed you'll receive a foot massage, manicure and pedicure.
3:30 pm - Return to Kayak Inn to soak in the Kawas and enjoy cold drinks and snacks.
4:30 pm - return to Boracay
6:30 pm - Enjoy a final massage upon your return to Boracay to end a fantastic day.