Sumilon Island is located in the southwest part of Cebu and about 3 to 4 hours from Cebu depending on the traffic and the mode of transportation. You can rent a car or van or take a VHire or Bus which will cost 200 Pesos per person. The frequency of bus leaving the South Bus Terminal to Oslob would be an hour for air-conditioned buses and every 30 minutes for the non-air-conditioned buses.
Trips that are very long could make you dizzy sometimes so it would be a thing to bring some mint or drink Bonamine to prevent motion sickness and enjoy the trip.
If you’re taking a Day Tour on the island, it’s advisable to depart at 5 AM from Cebu so you could have more time to really enjoy Sumilon. When you arrive in the port for Sumilon Island, you will be greeted with refreshing ice cold Lemongrass Tea which is a native drink in Oslob. The boat will take 15-20 minutes to arrive in the beautiful Sumilon Island.
As you arrive on the island, another Resort Staff will greet and orient you for the island. After that, you can do the activities offered by the island such kayaking at the lagoon, island nature trekking, Island Tour, Cave Tours, Climbing at the lighthouse where you can see the panoramic view of the whole Island. You can also swim at the sandbar and at the island’s infinity pool, sunbathing.
The entire package of the Island Day Tour is inclusive of a buffet lunch, Boat transfers (back and forth the island), the use of swimming facilities, kayaking, nature trekking and the snorkeling gears.
The boat schedule from the mainland to the island is 8 AM, 9:30 AM, 11 AM, 12:30 PM, 2 PM and 4:30 PM while from the island to the mainland is 8:15 AM, 9:45 AM, 11:45 AM, 12:45 PM, 2:15 PM and 4:45 PM.
If you want to have a hassle-free Day Tour in Sumilon Island, you can book for an Oslob Tours with Cebu Tours.