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South Cebu Itinerary for 2 Days: Moalboal and Badian Itinerary and Budget in 2024

Our South Cebu Itinerary for 2 Days highlights our recommended schedule of activities and breakdown of expenses in Moalboal and Badian. Check it out!
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Going on a quick trip down South Cebu? Our South Cebu Itinerary for 2 Days highlights our recommended schedule of activities and a breakdown of expenses in Moalboal and Badian.

Exploring South Cebu is best if you are pressed for time. Moalboal and Badian, in particular, can give you a variety of activities. If you have more time, check out our 6D5N South Cebu Itinerary if you want to explore Oslob, Alegria, Sumilon Island, and other tourist spots in South Cebu.

Our South Cebu Itinerary for 2 Days takes you to the following places in Moalboal and Badian:

  • Snorkeling at Panagsama Beach
  • Snorkeling around Pescador Island
  • Canyoneering in Badian and Alegria
  • Kawasan Falls

By the end of this itinerary, you will find out the total budget for this Moalboal and Badian itinerary.

Just a tip! You can do your Moalboal snorkeling and Badian canyoneering adventures on a single trip through the Moalboal Island Hopping and Canyoneering Experience! This will save you tons of time.

Before that, here are short clips of our snorkeling at Panagsama Beach where we swim with massive green sea turtles and millions of sardines.

South Cebu Itinerary for 2 Days – Moalboal-Badian Itinerary 2023

DAY 1 (ARRIVAL + CANYONEERING)ACTIVITYBUDGETNOTES
5:00Taxi directly to Cebu South Bus Terminal300 PHP (~6 USD)
6:00 – 10:00Bus to Moalboal/Badian/Alegria (wherever your canyoneering guide is located)200-250 PHP (~4-5 USD)
10:00Brunch, leave your bags at your guide’s office200 PHP (~4 USD)
11:00Badian Canyoneering briefing1,500 (~27 USD)Book your Badian Canyoneering Guided Tour here to get a discount!
12:30 – 4:30Canyoneering from Kanlaob River to Kawasan Falls
4:30Kawasan Falls
5:30 – 6:00Back to canyoneering guide
6:00Bus to Moalboal Bus Stop30 PHP (~0.5 USD)
6:30Habal-habal/tricycle to hotel50 PHP per person
7:00Check in1,500 for 2 peoplePawikan Beach Resort
7:30Dinner200 PHP (~4 USD)
8:30Chill at Blue Mango Bar
DAY 2 (MOALBOAL + DEPARTURE)ACTIVITYBUDGETNOTES
7:00Snorkeling at Panagsama Beach400 PHP (~8 USD) per person for entrance and guideI don’t recommend not getting a guide unless you are 100% confident with your swimming and freediving skills.
8:00Breakfast150 PHP (~3 USD)
9:00 – 11:00Snorkeling around Pescador Island3,000 PHP (~300 USD) per boat of 1-5 people
12:00Lunch, check out, leave bags at your hotel200 PHP (~4 USD)
1:00Habal-habal/tricycle to White Beach/Basdaku50 PHP (~1 USD) per person
1:30Chill at White BeachFree
3:30Habal-habal/tricycle to hotel50 PHP (~1 USD) per person
4:00Habal-habal/tricycle to Moalboal Bus Stop50 PHP (~1 USD) per person
5:00 – 9:00Bus to Cebu City270 PHP (~5 USD)
9:00Taxi to hotel100-300 PHP (~2-6 USD)88th Avenue
10:00Dinner200 PHP (~4 USD)

Where to Stay in Moaboal, Cebu

Maayong Hostel – Best Budget Accommodation in Moaboal, Cebu

Overall Rating: 9.3/10

Wi-Fi Rating: 6.3/10

Location: Panagsama Road, Basdiot, Moalboal

Nearest Beach: 250 meters from Panagsama Beach

best budget accommodation in moalboal, cebu

Pawikan Boutique Hotel – Midscale Accommodation in Moaboal, Cebu

Overall Rating: 9.2/10

Wi-Fi Rating: 9.5/10

Location: Tubli Road, Basdiot, Moalboal

Nearest Beach: A few steps from Panagsama Beach

best midscale accommodation in moalboal, cebu

Ancelle Cristo Re – Luxury Accommodation in Moaboal, Cebu

Overall Rating: 9.7/10

Wi-Fi Rating: 9.6/10

Location: Star Street, Talisaye Subdivision, Basdiot, Moalboal

Nearest Beach: 100 meters from Panagsama Beach

best luxry accommodation in moalboal, cebu

For more recommendations, check out our list of the 6 Best Resorts in Moalboal, Cebu! You can find more accommodations in Moalboal and Badian.

South Cebu Budget for 2 Days

The estimated budget for our 2D1N South Cebu Itinerary is 8,450 (~153 USD), including meals, a night’s accommodation, transportation, and activities.

Note that you can drastically lower your expenses by sharing with other people. For example, we included the cost to Pescador Island here. If you share with 4 other people, you will just pay 600 PHP instead of 3,000 PHP.

South Cebu Itinerary

While we understand that some of us don’t have all the time in the world, we highly recommend spending a couple of more days exploring South Cebu, including Moalboal, Badian, Alegria, Samboan, Oslob, and Sumilon Island. Our 6D5N South Cebu Itinerary will be able to guide you on your schedule of activities and a breakdown of expenses for this trip.

If you are looking to explore the whole Cebu Island, check out our Cebu itinerary for 7 Days and 6 Nights!

If you have questions, drop them in the comments. I will get back to you ASAP!

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Mario Manlupig
Mario Manlupig

Mario is the Founder of CEBU INSIDER. In March 2018, he left his full-time job at the Philippines' biggest TV network and became a digital nomad, traveling all over the country until the pandemic happened. He now calls Cebu City his home.

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