Activities you can do in the island

Malapascua Island Activities


It is no doubt that Malapascua Island offers great beaches for swimming. Come, see for yourself and enjoy the stretch of white sand beaches, crystal clear warm waters that’s usually calm and relaxing. Bounty beach is the most well-known beach in Malapascua Island, however you may want to try swimming in a more remote and private area just by the other side of the island.


Experience snorkeling in Malapascua where you’ll encounter diverse marine life. A great place to do snorkeling is in the Coral Garden located on the east part of the island. Another spot for this activity is on the area where the ship wreck is, that will be found on the opposite side of the island.

Scuba Diving

Scuba diving is what Malapascua island initially got known for. The island is one of the best dive sites in the Philippines because of the frequent siting of Thresher sharks and sometimes Manta rays along with other unique aquatic animals.

Free Dive

If you’re into free diving, Malapascua island also offers you the opportunity to explore it with this kind of recreation. Diving schools and shops in the island caters not just scuba diving but free diving as well. There are several spots in the island that you can practice on with the provision of a professional free diver or instructor.

Cliff Diving

There are several cliff diving spots in Malapascua but you will find the most famous cliff diving spot on the northern part of its island. You may reach the place just by walking or riding on a habal-habal going to Guimbitayan. Great view also awaits as you arrive on the tip or highest point of the area.

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Scuba Diving

Joins us in our underwater adventure perfect for beginners and certified divers! Malapascua Budget Inn offers scuba diving through our affiliated diving schools and shops which offer a great value of experience with flexible rates that matches up with your budget.

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Kalanggaman Island Tour

Spend your whole day exploring this magnificent island.
Php800 per person
for a full day boat rental with packed lunch
Php150 per person
Island entrance fee is excluded

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Malapascua Island Tour

Take a tour around Malapascua and witness the beauty of the island in its every perspective. Boat rentals are available starting at Php500. Enjoy scuba diving at coral garden or cliff dive on the other side of the island, bring your own food and drinks.

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Island Hopping

When you’re up for a great adventure, don’t miss the island hopping. Take a dip, dive and swim while going from one island to another. Each and every island offers different ambiance and marine life encounters. These particular islands you can visit are:

Kalanggaman Island

It is actually part of Palompon, Leyte but thanks to its close proximity from Malapascua, an island hopping tour will do for you to enjoy the great white sand beach and amazing view of one of the most beautiful beaches considered in Leyte.

Gato Island

Mountain-shaped island made of limestone may not have a shore, but somehow it creates a perfect sanctuary for different rarely seen aquatic creatures such as white tip sharks, bamboo sharks and cat sharks.

Monad Shoal

It has been known that it is the only place in the world where Thresher sharks can be found and seen regularly, thus making the Island the number one dive site in Malapascua. To take a glimpse of the famous Thresher sharks, is quite a challenge that you’ll have to go down for 98 feet deep, allowing only advanced divers to see them.

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Meet new friends with the same passion from around the world. We’d like to invite all of you to be a part of this great community by visiting and staying in and chill.

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