If you’re an outdoor person, then you’ll love Siquijor. This island province is known for its pristine beaches, magnificent trails, gorgeous falls, and natural attractions. You’ll never get bored during your stay because you can do many activities here.
Below are some things you can do while visiting the “healing island” of Central Visayas.
Siquijor is known for its marine biodiversity, and there is no better way to experience this than snorkeling. Sandugan Marine Sanctuary is the top snorkeling site on the island, where you can find lush corals and colorful fishes like clownfish. Furthermore, you can always find a nearby dive shop to rent gear for various water activities.
2. Scuba Diving
Experienced and licensed divers will have the time of their lives on the deeper parts of the nearby sea. Siquijor has around 23 dive sites which are brimming with aquatic life. You’ll find Spanish dancers and ghost pipefish on Paliton Wall, which is covered with soft corals. Meanwhile, go to Tonga Point to find blue-spotted rays, turtles, and barracuda.
3. Cliff Jumping
For people who want a bit of an adrenaline rush, Siquijor also has a few cliff-jumping sports. Salagdoong Beach is the most popular spot because of its pearl white sand and turquoise blue waters. You can choose to jump between five and ten meters high platforms. The nearby dive shops also offer kayaking and other water sports equipment.
4. Cave Exploration
Aside from beaches and waterfalls, Siquijor is known for its elaborate cave systems. Explore the Cantabon Cave, which features an underground river and unique white rock formations such as the Shower Bell, Angel’s Bath, and King’s Bed.
5. Mountain Biking
If you genuinely want to see the natural wonder of the island, then hop on a bike and pedal. You can rent out mountain bikes and motorbikes to reach some of the breathtaking viewing spots on the island.
What Other Activities Can I do in Siquijor?
Aside from outdoor activities, you can also visit historic sites, try out the local cuisine, go on various tours, and try out traditional healing rituals. If you want a fun-filled itinerary without worrying about anything, get Hiveroom’s affordable and safe tour packages.