7 AWESOME SIARGAO TOURS YOU MUST TRY IN 2020!

7 AWESOME SIARGAO TOURS YOU MUST TRY IN 2020!

Siargao Island was awarded for being the BEST island in the world (2018/2019) and since then, it has become the most popular island in the Philippines! Furthermore, there are a number of Siargao Tours that I highly recommend doing to make the most of your time on this epic island!

Siargao Island offers a mecca of adventure activities such as island hopping, lagoon tours, rock pools, beach hopping, palm tree swings, wakeboarding and many more fantastic things not to be missed!

In this post, I have put together the ultimate list of 7 Awesome Siargao Tours including where to book, how much they cost and what to expect!

Also, at the bottom of this Siargao Travel Guide, I have included some useful information on where to stay in Siargao, getting around, what to pack and the best time to visit!

 

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#1 SIARGAO ISLAND HOPPING TOUR

Spend the day island hopping between three tropical islands known as Naked Island, Daku Island and Guyam Island, just a short boat trip off the coast of General Luna in Siargao.

In this Siargao tour package, you’ll get to visit these three epic islands that are surrounded by white sands, turquoise waters and tall coconut trees. There will be enough time to relax and unwind on these beautiful beaches and you’ll also get plenty of time to swim and explore the area.

All this for less than $20 USD.

Siargao Tour Booking  Siargao Island Hopping Tour

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#2 SIARGAO LAND TOUR

The Siargao Land Tour is the best way to see the Siargao hotspots in one day. This is one of the best Siargao tour packages you can find which is an adventure-filled day across Siargao Island.

Visit the Coconut Tree Viewpoint in the morning, followed by the famous rope-swing at the Maasin River which has become a hot spot in Siargao and a great spot for an Instagram shot.

After that, this Siargao tour continues to Magpupungko Rock Pools where you’ll be able to go for a dip in the clear blue waters and grab a bite to eat for lunch.

And last, but not least on this Siargao Island tour is a boat trip over to Sugba Lagoon for some stand-up paddle boarding and diving boards.

All this for less than $30 USD.

Siargao Tour Booking  Siargao Land Tour

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#3 SOHOTON COVE TOUR

Sohoton Cove is a must-visit place during your Siargao tour. This particular Siargao tour package includes a full day of island hopping to Sohoton Cove, Naked Island, Daku Island and Guyam Island, with lunch.

These islands are one of Siargao’s most picturesque and popular spots. You’ll be able to enjoy the turquoise waters, white beaches and cliff jumps on this Sohoton Cove tour.

All this for less than $45 USD.

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#4 SUGBA LAGOON TOUR

Sugba Lagoon offers an unforgettable experience at one of the bluest lagoons you will ever see! This Siargao tour package includes a full day of island hopping to Sugba Lagoon, Kawhagan Island and Pamomoan Island, with lunch.

The famous Sugba Lagoon is well known for its turquoise water surrounded by the beautiful Carmen Mangrove Reserve. At this spot, you can do all sorts of different aquatic activities or even go cliff jumping.

On Kawhagan Island and Pamomoan Island, you’ll get to enjoy the white sand beach surrounded by azure waters that are guaranteed to give you that tropical beach feeling. One of the best Siargao tours not to be missed.

All this for less than $20 USD.

Siargao Tours Booking  Sugba Lagoon Tour

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#5 CORREGIDOR ISLAND TOUR

On this Siargao tour, you will get to experience Corregidor, Daku Guyam and Naked Islands all in one day.

Corregidor Island is a dreamy tropical paradise just off the coast of General Luna in Siargao. You’ll be able to explore the grassy hills and colorful coral reefs on Corregidor Island.

The other three islands are a perfect spot to explore and relax in absolute paradise. For many visitors, this is one of the best Siargao tours to try and I guarantee it will be a highlight during your visit.

All this for less than $40 USD.

Siargao Tour Booking  Corregidor Island Tour

Corregidor Island – Siargao Island Package Tour

 

#6 SIARGAO JEEPNEY LAND TOUR

When you are in the Philippines riding in a Jeepney is a must! While on Siargao, one of the best Siargao Island package tours is the Jeepney land tour that will take you to some hidden gems around the island.

Your adventurous day will start at the Sugba Lagoon which is known for its large and impressive mangrove system. You’ll be able to explore the mangroves further by renting a kayak or a SUP.

After that, this Siargao tour will bring you to a secret waterfall where you are likely to meet the local kids playing around.

The next stop is the small town called Burgos which is also known as ‘Little Hawaii’ of Siargao because of its stunning scenery of large palm trees and unique and empty surf breaks.

The rest of the day you’ll take off-the-beaten tracks through Pacifico and the Palm Tree Rope Swim with a perfect sunset ending above the Sea of Palm Trees.

All this for less than $30 USD.

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#7 SIARGAO WAKE PARK SESSION

Siargao is one of the best places in the Philippines to try wakeboarding. The wake park in Siargao is suited for beginners and advanced wakeboarders.

An English-speaking instructor will help you to make sure that you are ready for take-off along the manmade 100-meter lake. There are also a couple of jumps around the wake park for the more advanced people out there.

A usual wakeboarding session goes for around 90 minutes. For those of you that aren’t adrenaline junkies, you’ll also be able to wait and enjoy the scenery of the lake from a Kubo right next to the water. The wake park session is not to be missed on your list of Siargao tours to try.

All this for less than $20 USD.

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Siargao Wake Park Session – Siargao Tours

 

WHERE TO STAY IN SIARGAO

General Luna is the place to be when it comes to finding the best places to stay Siargao! General Luna has hundreds of accommodation options to choose from, so I have narrowed it down to a few of my personal favorite places to stay to fit the needs of budget backpackers, luxury travelers and everyone in between.

See the list of accommodations below that I personally recommend:

 

Luxury: Nay Palad Hideaway Villas

Nay Palad Hideaway offers the perfect ‘island resort vibe’ that you may be seeking in Siargao Philippines. Choose either a sea view or a garden view luxurious room, take a dip in the outdoor swimming pool and enjoy your very own private palm tree fringed beach! On top of this, resort guests can make use of the complimentary paddleboards, surfboards, kayaks, bicycles and even jump on board an island hopping tour.

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Luxury: Isla Cabana Resort

An awesome 4-star resort located in General Luna on the beachfront is an incredible place to consider staying when off experiencing the best things to do in Siargao. Isla Cabana boasts an outdoor swimming pool, hot tub and sun terrace that looks out over the Pacific Ocean. These private villas come fitted with king-sized beds, an en suite bathroom, air-conditioning, cable TV, fridge and sitting area. Book a treatment at the in-house spa or make use of the free activities available such as snorkeling, kayaking, fishing or cycling.

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Mid Range: Sunset Bay Beach Villas

Sunset Bay provides beachside villas that are comfortable and peaceful, overlooking the Philippine Sea in Siargao. The famous Cloud 9 surf break is just a few minutes walk away. The villas are air-conditioned with a flat-screen TV, private bathroom, kitchen, fridge and stovetop. Perfect for solo travellers or couples.

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Mid Range: Kokai Resort

Nestled within lush gardens, you’ll get the ultimate jungle vibes here at Kokai Resort. There is a sun terrace, in-house restaurant, free wifi and motorbike rental available. Kokai Resort has both dorms and private bungalows on offer, perfect for those on a budget and those who want a central location when checking out all the things to do in Siargao.

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Budget: Secret Spot Siargao

I personally stayed at Secret Spot Siargao and I can’t recommend this place enough. The Secret Spot Siargao Hostel features an upstairs dormitory with 20 comfortable beds, downstairs bathrooms, spacious living area, fully-equipped kitchen, outdoor chill zone, free wifi and hanging hammocks in the garden.

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Budget: Balay Hayahay Hostel

Balay Hayahay is a budget-friendly hostel centrally located in General Luna. There are dorm rooms and private rooms available in tee-pee style bamboo huts just minutes walk to the beach. This hostel also features a shared kitchen and chill-out zone with hammocks. The perfect place to stay with friends or for solo travelers.

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FOR ALL OTHER PLACES TO STAY IN SIARGAO PHILIPPINES, SEE MY COMPLETE GUIDE ON WHERE TO STAY IN SIARGAO

 

BEST TIME TO VISIT SIARGAO

The peak tourist season in Siargao is in the dry season which is between the months of March and October. The off-peak season in Siargao is during the wet season which is generally between November and February.

For surfers visiting Siargao Island the best months for surfing is during the swell season which is August through to November.

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SIARGAO TRANSPORTATION – GETTING AROUND

The best way to get around Siargao Island is on a scooter. The cost for a scooter rental is around 300-400 pesos per day or for a monthly rental you’ll get a cheaper rate of 200-300 pesos per day.

Most Siargao accommodations will be more than happy to help you to organise a scooter rental for your time spent on Siargao island.

Petrol can be found on the side of the road out the front of small local houses/businesses in the majority of the main villages on Siargao. Petrol is sold in 1-litre glass bottles for 60 pesos per bottle.

 

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AIRBNB SIARGAO

Another option for accommodation when trying out all the best Siargao tours is to stay at an Airbnb, which generally has some great deals on Siargao Island.

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WHAT TO PACK FOR SIARGAO TOURS

 

Everyday Backpack: One of the best backpacks on the market! The Nomatic 20L Backpack is perfect for on the go adventures. Featuring multiple storage spaces for valuables,  drink bottles, chargers, notebooks and more. This sleek backpack was designed for you.

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Universal Power Adapter: Don’t leave home without one! I highly recommend getting this Universal Power Adapter so that you are able to charge all of your electronics when you’re on the road. Compatible in Asia, UK, Europe, Africa, USA, SA and Australia.

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Hidden Money Belt: I never go on a trip without one! The best thing is they are always out of sight, hidden beneath your clothing. With RFID blocking, they are perfectly designed to keep your credit cards, cash and other valuables safe when you’re out adventuring!

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Waterproof Phone Case: A waterproof phone case is a must-have item! This universal case will keep your phone safe from water damage, sand and scratches during your adventures. Suitable for all smartphone models.

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Portable Charger: One of the best portable chargers on the market! The Anker Power Bank keeps your phone and accessories charged on those longer adventures. Featuring 2 USB charging ports, rechargeable battery, works with iPhone, iPad, Samsung, Oppo and Android.

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Microfibre Travel Towel: To pack a towel or not to pack a towel? A standard bathroom towel can take up a lot of space in your travel bag. Get your hands on a quick-dry Microfibre Travel Towel which is perfect for the beach, backpacking, camping and general traveling.

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Rain Jacket: A light-weight rain jacket is an absolute must when traveling! North Face waterproof rain jackets come in both men and women sizes, featuring a breathable mesh lining and adjustable hood that can be tucked away inside the collar.

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Kindle: The best alternative for books! Kindle e-readers are perfect for long haul flights, reading on the beach or a quiet evening away from the bars. Kindle’s are waterproof with rechargeable batteries and adjustable light settings to suit indoor/outdoor conditions. 

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Packing Cubes: My favorite item in my backpack! Perfect for organizing your shirts, pants, jackets, socks, underwear and more. This 5 Set Packing Cubes makes packing easier and more efficient, adding extra space in your bag for your next trip.

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Activated Charcoal Tablets: Want to avoid food poisoning? Most of us have been a victim of travelers diarrhea from eating street food. Organic Activated Charcoal Tablets are fast-acting and will rid your system of the bad bacteria that causes stomach upset.

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MY CAMERA GEAR

 

Everyday Camera: The most affordable mirrorless camera on the market! I personally use the Sony A7ii Mirrorless Camera on all of my adventures. It’s compact, lightweight and super easy to use for all levels of photography. A 28-70mm Sony lens is also included. 

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Drone Camera: Take your photography to new heights! The DJI Mavic Pro 2 Drone is at the top of the game when it comes to high-quality images and video, easy to control functions and traveler-friendly capabilities. I guarantee you won’t regret purchasing one.

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GoPro Hero 8: One of the most popular cameras on the planet! I love using the GoPro Hero 8 for all of my underwater shots and fast-paced adventures. The GoPro Hero 8 captures the best moments with its wide range of functions that are very simple to use!

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Camera Bag: My favorite camera bag I have ever owned! The Lowepro Protactic 450 AW II Camera Bag features a waterproof rain cover, drink bottle holder, padded compartments for cameras, drones, lenses, accessories and it also has a laptop pocket. 

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Selfie Stick: Everyone loves a good selfie, right!? The Sandmarc Metal Edition Selfie Stick is sleek, stylish and can extend to 1.2m. I find it much easier to take photos and videos with the GoPro when it is mounted to the Sandmarc Selfie Stick!

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Camera Tripod: The Joby GorillaPod is suitable for all cameras. This tripod is easy to use and perfect for setting up a time-lapse video or even using it as a selfie stick. The legs are flexible so you can wrap it around a tree or a pole to get creative with your shot.

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GoPro Dome: Have you ever wanted to capture those under/over water shots with the GoPro? This epic underwater GoPro dome housing is the best camera accessory to have to create the perfect 50/50 shot. I use mine every time I am in the ocean!

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Memory Card: The best thing about SanDisk Extreme Pro is that it delivers maximum speed for images and videos. Having 64GB of storage means that you can store hundreds of files on this SD card for 2-3 days and not have to worry about running out of space.

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External Hard Drive: As a photographer, my images and video files take up a lot of space on my MacBook so I use the WD Elements External Hard Drive to store everything. With 4TB worth of storage space, this is more than enough for 1 year worth of content.

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FINAL THOUGHTS OF SIARGAO TOURS

I hope you enjoyed reading this article and if you have any questions at all about Siargao Tours, please leave me a comment below and I will get back to you as soon as I can.

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