Camiguin

Camiguin is a small island province of the Philippines off of Northern Mindanao.

Cities

Mambajao is the capital of Camiguin, and Catarman is the second largest town on the island.

Other destinations

The island of Bohol is just a small ferry ride away.

Understand

This island is definitely off the beaten track for travelers. It is a real gem and feels extremely safe compared to its neighboring islands.

Talk

English, Visayan languages (or Bisayan languages) of the Philippines, along with Tagalog.

Get in

The ports in Camiguin are located in Guinsiliban, Benoni and Balbagon. There is also an airport located west of Mambajao. Cebu Pacific airlines flies to and from Cebu daily. There are ferries from Cagayan de Oro, Balingoan (15 daily, 75 min), Misamis Oriental, Cebu City and from Jagna in Bohol. Fast ferries from Jagna to Camiguin leave at 0930 every day year-round. There is also a slower ferry leaving at 1330 everyday during peak season and at 1330 on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday during low season. There are daily flights to Cebu.

Get around

Rent a motorcycle for a local. Ask your hotel/hostel for information about renting motorcycles. Expect an informal process. Usually 500pesos/day.

Take a jeepney around the island

Take public or hired tricycles

See

Volcanoes

The island of Camiguin is part of the Northern Mindanao earthquake epicenter. It is basically volcanic in origin and is entirely made up of deposits attributed to its volcanoes.

  1. Mt. Hibok-Hibok
  2. Mt. Vulcan
  3. Mt. Guinsiliban
  4. Mt. Mambajao
  5. Mt. Timpoong
  6. Mt. Tres Marias
  7. Mt. Uhay

Do

Eat

There is a good fire oven pizza place around the Agohay beach.

Sleep

Go next

Gingoog

Cagayan de Oro

Butuan

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