Samar Island, east-central Philippines, the third largest (after Luzon and Mindanao), part of the Visayas group. It lies between the Samar and Philippine seas and is separated from the Bicol Peninsula of Luzon (northwest) by the San Bernardino Strait. A bridge across the San Juanico Strait connects Samar with Leyte to the southwest. Samar lacks the high mountains that characterize…
Thrills & Activities
Due to its great diversity of natural terrain, the Philippines is a natural venue for all sorts of outdoor and adventure sports. Indeed, The Samar Philippines for the title of ‘Caving adventure sports capital of southeast Asia’.
DISCOVER SAMAR ISLAND
Discover a world of beguiling beauty of lowland tropical rain forest magnificent cave cathedrals, criss-crossing and underground river , mysterious sinkholes, majestic waterfalls, shooting rapids and gurgling brooks, infinite shorelines amazing rock formation.Samar Island, paradise for rare and beautiful birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and plants. Blessed with rich fishing grounds sustaining communities. Home to a sturdy and fun-loving race of people proud of their rich history and culture.Come and experience Samar Island, dance the kuratsa, savor our seafood’s follow the forest trails, explore the secrets of our caves, comb our beaches, take a refreshing dip in our falls.
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AN ECO-CAVING ADVENTURES AWAITS YOU
There are daily flights from Manila to Calbayog City (1 hour) via AirPhil Express. You can also fly to Manila to Tacloban City (1 hour) via Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific Air, Zest Air, Air Asia and Airphil Express. You can also fly from Cebu City to Tacloban City (30 mins) via Zest Air and Airphil Express.
There is also four flights weekly (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday) between Cebu and Calbayog via Cebu Pacific.
Upon arrival in Calbayog City airport,ride a tricycle going to Grandtours van terminal.
Upon arrival in Tacloban City airport,ride a jeepney going to downtown Tacloban then go to Grandtours van terminal.
There are many van going here in Catbalogan City (like Grandtours,Van-Van,Duptours & Turbanada). A 2 hours ride from Tacloban City to Catbalogan City and 1 hour & a half ride from Calbayog City.
Manila to Catbalogan City about 20 hours (Philtranco,Silver Star, Eagle Star,PP Bus Line & CUL)
Davao City to Catbalogan City via Philtranco about 20 hours and Bachelor Express Davao City to Tacloban City.
Tacloban City “Abucay Bus Terminal” you can find a bus to Catbalogan City for about 2 1/2 hours.
Calbayog City Bus terminal to Catbalogan City for about 2 hours.
Private Car :
A drive all the way to Catbalogan City via Maharlika Highway.
Cebu City may take one of the three trips(M-W-F) a week to and fro Calbayog City via Cokaliong Shipping Lines.
Cebu City via Ormoc,a fast craft for 2 hours,a ship for 5 hours daily.
Go to Cokaliong Shipping to see their rates and schedules. www.cokaliongshipping.com
You can visit www.fastcat.com.ph for more details.