Practicalities & Information Moalboal
Moalboal - the Dive and Outdoor adventure
Cebu Island fascinates with its complete
natural environment including remote mountain sites and white sandy
beaches along some coast . The South of Cebu Island has hidden
natural treasures known to few. Apart from it's diving - Cebu has
amazing potential as an outdoor action destination. Planet Action,
based in Moalboal on Cebu Island, is still the only organizer of
adventure tours in the region.
Weather in Moalboal on Cebu Island
Adventure travel is
possible all the year
around. The hottest and driest month are March, April and May. From
June to October is the weather is fine, unlike the northern part of the
Philippines, where it rains a lot during this period. From November to
January it can be quite windy and rainy too, however the sunny days are
more likely. Cebu Island is protected by surrounding islands. Statistically only every
ten years a major storms or typhoon hit the area.
From the Planet
Action Office at Panagsama
Beach you can send and receive E-mail as well as make international
phone calls. There is also a wifi zone at the Tipolo
Beach resort for our guests. Anywhere on Cebu Island you can use
your own handy phone,
there is coverage almost everywhere by leading cell site providers in the
Payments and Money changer
In Moalboal there
are 5 ATM at the moment, max. withdrawal is 10000 peso per transaction. You can change most major currencies here.
Traveler Checks are not recommended. Visa and Master Card are accepted
in only a few establishment.
Health Care & Hospitals in Cebu
Cebu Island, and all our adventure
destinations, are malaria-free. Common medicines (like antibiotics or
aspirin) are available in Moalboal pharmacies and much cheaper than in
Western countries. For emergencies, some hospitals reach western
standards in Cebu City.
Cebu Island - Accessibility by air plane
One of the
advantages to explore the
natural wonders of Cebu Island is its accessibility.You can reach the
island from many international airports around Asia and the world. From
Manila , there are flights every hour by several domestic airlines.
From Cebu you can travel by air or sea to almost any other point in the
Directions to Moalboal from Cebu City and Mactan Airport
Planet Action Adventure is located in
Moalboal, 90 km south west from Cebu City on Cebu Island. However there
are several ways to reach us:
- just let us organize your private transfers from any
place on Cebu Island Mactan or the airport. Rates per car up to 3
people 60 $ US one way or by van up to 8 people 85 $ US.
Cebu City go to the South Bus Terminal - there are departures every 30
minutes to Moalboal (travel time: two and half hours). From the bus
stop in Moalboal take a tricycle (motorbike with side car) to Planet
Action Adventure at Panagsama Beach, around 3km distance - Everybody
knows us there!
just hire a taxi in Cebu City - tell the driver to go to Moalboal -
Panagsama Beach. From there you can easily find us - the whole Beach is
only 1 km long and you can't miss Planet Action Adventure office.