How to get to Cabilao Island?

How to get to Cabilao IslandThe trip to Cabilao Island is not complicated and many ways lead to us. First you have to come to the Philippines and especially to Cebu City or to Tagbilaran. Therefore, a few tips how to come to Cebu City or Tagbilaran City.

There are many ways to come to Cebu. The first, and the easiest, is by direct flight. Mactan Cebu International Airport is served by various airlines.
The alternative is to fly to Manila and take a domestic flight to Cebu / Tagbilaran, or take a ferry. From the capital city flights to Cebu or Tagbilaran are offered several times a day. The boat trip takes about 20 hours, but sailing on a luxury liner through the Philippine archipelago is an adventure in itself.

Arrived at Cebu or Tagbilaran you got different possibilities to transfer to Cabilao Island. We arrange the direct transfer for you. Or, if you would like to come on your own, you can reach Cabilao Island either via Argao or Tagbilaran.

Organized Transfer

Inform us early enough and we will organize the direct transfer to Cabilao Island for you. We arrange transfers from the following places to Cabilao Island and vice versa

Route Latest departure time Overall duration
Mactan Cebu International Airport → Argao → Cabilao Island 1:30 p.m. 3 - 3.5h
Cebu City → Argao → Cabilao Island 2:00 p.m. 2.5 - 3h
Moalboal → Argao → Cabilao Island 2:30 p.m. 2 - 2.5h
Argao → Cabilao Island 5:00 p.m. 0.75 - 1.25h
Tagbilaran City → Mocpoc (Sandingan Island) → Cabilao Island 4:00 p.m. 1.5 - 2h
Mocpoc (Sandingan Island) → Cabilao Island 5:00 p.m. 0.5h

Individual trip Cebu City - Tagbilaran - Cabilao Island

Daily comfortable fast ferries like the Ocean Jet (Pier 1), the Weesam Express (Pier 4) and the 2GO Fast Ferry (Pier 4) operate from Cebu City to Tagbilaran, the capital of Bohol. Upon arriving catch either a bus or a taxi direction Tubigon until Mocpoc (Sandingan Island). Arrived at Mocpoc, an outrigger boat brings you to the neighbour island Cabilao or directly to the Resort.

Individual trip Cebu City - Tubigon - Cabilao Island

Another way is to catch the Starcraft-Ferry at Pier 3 or Pier 1. Tickets can be bought at Pier 3 and will also indicate the Pier the vessel will leave. The ferry ride lasts only one hour and will bring you daily until 16 times to Tubigon. From there you catch the public transportation or we can organize a private taxi which will bring you to Mocpoc (Sandingan Island). Arrived at Mocpoc, an outrigger boat brings you to the neighbour island Cabilao or directly to the Resort.

Individual trip Cebu City - Argao - Cabilao Island

On Tuesday and Saturday you can ride the public bus (south bus terminal) or a taxi, from Cebu City along the east coast of Cebu Island to Argao respectively the beach of Looc. From there public outrigger boats leave around 1.00pm and will bring you directly to the Beach of Cabilao Island. As there is no exact departure time be sure to be early enough at the beach of Looc.


Polaris Beach and Dive Resort
Pantudlan, Cabilao Island
Loon, Bohol
Philippines, 6327

Contact us

+63 918 903 7187
+63 918 925 2473

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Opening Hours

Restaurant & Reception
Monday to Sunday
07:00 a.m. - 09:00 p.m.

Dive Center
Monday to Sunday
08:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.