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Submitted on Nov 22, 2018 Useful Info

How to get to Siargao Island in the Philippines

How to get to Siargao Island in the Philippines


Siargao or Cloud 9 - is almost synonymous to surfing! And as being passionate surfer - once I heard of it I wanted to go there.

But of course there are more than the waves, there are other attractions to do on the island.

  • natural pools and beach of Magpupungko in the Pilar
  • sand bar and white sand islands off General Luna
  • the underwater caves and unspoiled sites around the island
  • SUP in Sugba Lagoon;
  • bird watching
  • or explore other beaches, waterfalls, and natural attractions of the place.

It is charming eco-tourism destination.

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How to Get to Siargao

By Air

  • To Siargao Island has an airport - Sayak Airport only Skyjet and Cebu Pacific fly there direct from Manila.
  • There are two additional airlines - Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific , which offer flights from Manila to Siargao, however, they will all make a stop in Cebu


By Boat

There is also the overnight passenger boat from Cebu to Surigao City with "Cokaliong Shipping Lines". The ferry departs from Cebu daily and you can book even a private cabin.


Once in Surigao Island

  • After arrival in Surigao City, catch a tricycle to take you to the port where boats or RoRo Ferry to Dapa Port of Siargao dock.
  • There are daily trips from Surigao to Dapa, the earliest leaving at 5AM and the latest at around noon.
  • Boats leave from different port then the RoRo Ferry, so make sure to tell the driver on where you intend to go
  • From Dapa Port, transfer to a tricycle or habal-habal to take you to General Luna.
  • Van transfer from Sayak Airport, Siargao to Cloud 9 takes about 45-60 minutes.
  • Van transfer from Dapa Port on Siargao to Cloud 9 takes about 30-45 minutes.


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P.S. Don't miss the Tayangban Cave Pool. Was one of the highlights on Siargao Island