Camiguin Island

June 9, 2011

Camiguin is a fabulous getaway island of steep volcanoes, lush jungle & white beaches like White Island. In this pristine setting, you’ll find not only hot springs  to soothe your body but also the clear pool & cold spring of Sto. Nino. The stunning Katibawasan Falls and hiking trails to thrill your senses. The spectacular 250-foot falls (76 m.) cascades down to a pool surrounded by orchids & ferns. This island is also famous for its undersea sunken cemetery, drowned after a volcanic eruption of the Daan in 1871. The place is set by a huge cross installed in 1982.

Camiguin is accessible by air & sea from Cebu City still flights into the province’s only airport is only seasonal. Most take flight in to Cagayan de Oro City in Misamis Oriental Province, the gateway to Northern Mindanao. One would then take 2 more or less hr bus or hired van from Cagayan de Oro City to the port of Balingoan. Ferryboats leave Balingoan to Camiguin Island every hr fr 6:00 am until 5:00 pm.

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