5/01/2013

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10 Things You Can Do in Puerto Galera.

Since Puerto Galera is only 4 hours away from Manila. We are frequent visitors there. And if we have visitors from overseas, we always take them here. Why? Because there are so many activities you can do in Puerto Galera!



Once you get a boat ticket, please expect some delays. They might indicate the time of departures there but, I find it false. They will leave once the boat has reached their maximum capacity. So just be patient!

Tip: Once you arrive, if you book a return ticket, CONFIRM IT! Specially if it's too busy.

ONE WAY: Php 275.00

Round Trip Ticket: Php 500.00




We arrived the day after Easter Sunday so it's still busy. 



Now here are 10 (Ten Things) you can do in Puerto Galera.

FIRST ACTIVITY: JET SKI - Php 2500.00 - Php 3000.00.

There are I think one or two agents that offer Jet Ski and normally the average price is around


Jono and I are ready to give it a go!



The person who manages the Jet Ski will show you how to use it and where to go.  It's all about safety!


Jono and Jerome who coordinated our activities while we are in PG. 



Watching the Sunset while you are on a Jet Ski was spectacular!



SECOND ACTIVITY: WATCH THE FIRE DANCERS - Free ( Tipping is advised though)
Aside from Boracay, Fire dancing is also very popular in Puerto Galera specially at White Beach. There are so many bars around and almost each one has their own fire dancers that will surely light you up! So at night,after having a great dinner, just go to some of the bars or walk along the beach at night and surely you won't miss these awesome fire dancers. In particular, Miko's Bar and Khetting's Celebrity Bar.



When we were in White Beach, Puerto Galera, we only go to GULI Restaurant also a Dive Resort. We loved their pizza and freshly made breads.



THIRD ACTIVITY: SNORKELING Php. Php 2000.00 for 5 Pax
Puerto Galera offers one of the great diving spots in the Philippines or maybe even in the World! So surely, Snorkeling would also be excellent here. Jerome took us to a different snorkeling spot which is so much better than the previous one.









Would really like to taste Sea Urchins. Maybe someday! Haha!



The water is so clear. Make you sure you have a loaf of bread to feed the fish.



Once you have something to feed them. The fishes will be after you. 







FOURTH ACTIVITY: HIDDEN CAVE
I haven't been to this place before. And good thing Jerome told me about this place because it was amazing.It's only 5 minutes away from where we snorkeled. Hopped into the boat to this cove and on the side you will find a trail going to the cave.

TIP: Wear your flops! 















This tunnel heads up to the sea. Was really tempted to go in but they say it's a bit far. Don't want to risk it. Maybe next time!







Jerome and I enjoying the adventure. 



5th Activity: Lunch and tour in Sabang, Puerto Galera
A walk through Sabang is always an interesting one. Very different from White Beach since Sabang is a place for Diving and It's like the Red Light District of Puerto Galera.



We ate at Big Apple Restaurant. Had a great time and delicious meal! 











6th Activity: Get A Henna Tattoo - Price depends on the design.
There are so many places along the beach that offers Henna. Just make sure to haggle a bit and try to compare their rates.


7th Activity: Go Fishing - Php 2500.00 - Php 3000.00

Fishing is also a great activity in Puerto Galera. If you are lucky enough, you can even catch a Tuna or a Marlin. Jerome will prepare everything for you even your coffee. You will leave the shore at around 6:00 am. Had not done this before, but I really enjoyed it!










8th Activity: Parasailing - Php 1500.00 - Php 2000.00
Oh, this is a must try! Parasaling offers a great view of White Beach. You will enjoy this!








9th Activity: Get Entertained by the Drag Performers.
Every night most specially when it's busy or on weekends. They are the stars of the night. White Beach is as lively as these performers. A total entertainment at it's best! 






10th Activity: Go home safely and cherish the good memories.

Price: PRICELESS!



All these were not possible without the help of our tour guide in Puerto Galera for 5 years now. His name is Jerome and his contact number is +639217800405 and +639771278298 .

He will give you the best deal on the Island and a person whom you can trust and will not rip you off.
Do not forget to save this number on your phone while in Puerto Galera.



Please check out my other post about Puerto Galera:

http://angelotheexplorer.blogspot.com/2013/03/having-great-time-at-white-beach-puerto.html
I'm pretty sure there is so much more to do in Puerto Galera. 

Would you like to share more? Please leave a comment. Thanks.






31 comments:

  1. nice pictures! makes me wanna go there! visit my blog too: arvinhadlos.blogspot.com

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    1. Hi Arvin, you will enjoy the place very much! Let's stay connected.Nice blog too!

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    1. Thank you so much . Is it ok if I write an article about Extreme Sports Philippines?

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  3. How will you travel from white beach to sabang? :)

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    1. You can rent a boat if you are in a big group otherwise jeepney is available from white beach to the town proper to sabang.

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  4. I really love the way you write :)
    thanks for posting very interesting articles

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    1. Thanks so much Nolan Ray! I guess I call it easy reading! haha ;)

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  5. I've been to a number of places, but I've never been to PG! But because of this I think I need to try out there. Haha. Nice pics!

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    1. Oh you have to try Mc Wright! I assure you that you are going to have a very fun time there! ;)

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  6. Been to Puerto Galera just recently pero in Muelle Bay.

    This is a good guide, makes me wanna go back and try these. :)

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  7. I haven't visited Puerto Galera but thanks for sharing this information for my future visit! :)

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    1. Pleasure is mine Ace! It's not too far away from Manila so you can do a weekend stay cation here! ;)

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  8. already bookmarked this so I can see it again once I've visited puerto <3

    Lois of www.loisbaguio.com

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  9. I really envy you! Puerto Galera is one of my dream place. Hope I can have that experience too. Thank you for sharing.

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  10. I saved his number. In case we decide to make our vacation there.

    Thanks!

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  11. Haven't visited this beautiful place yet. Hopefully I'll be able to try the activities you stated on this post soon :)

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  12. Hi. I found this blog very helpful. I just have few questions. If ever I am in White Beach and wanted to visit to Sabang, you stated I can ride on a jeepney going there. Do you have any idea until what time jeepney will be available going back in White Beach? How long will be the trip and how much? I will be visiting on Saturday, hope you can help. Thank you.

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    1. Hi Chii, may apologies for the late reply. Jeepneys leave every hour from Sabang to Puerto Galera town. From there you can take a tricycle to White Beach. The trip is only around an hour to get to Sabang from White beach.

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    1. Sobra dear! kelangan mo syang mapuntahan!

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  14. Hi! thank you for your post, very helpful! Can i just ask where did you stay? and how much did you pay for it? thanks

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    1. We stayed at VM Resort for 2k a night. or you can check MAMACHING LODGE 09272986621

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    2. Thanks for the Post Angelo. Do you know if there any major hotels there that accept AMEX cards?

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  15. Hi Kiran i am not sure its better to check with AMEX

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  17. That was really interesting. I guess, I would like to get a guide to some place in pictures. It makes easier to build an impression through them.

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