Malapascua Island is located in the Philippines
Most people who travel to Malapascua Island come via Cebu city as Mactan International Airport is the closest airport to Malapascua Island.
From Cebu city you can catch a Bus, Car or a Minibus up to the port of Maya, the road can be rough in places but it is getting better.
The Easy Way
If you would prefer we can arrange a Private Car and Boat Transfer, we will collect you at the Airport or your Hotel and bring you to the port of Maya, where you will transfer to a Private Boat that will bring you directly to Thresher Cove Resort in comfort.
Prices can vary for this service so please Contact us for any Inquiries and Bookings.
The Adventurous Way
Take a Taxi to the North Bus Terminal in Cebu City from there you take the Bus to the Port of Maya.
There are two Bus companies offering trips to Maya. Ceres Buses are the big yellow ones you cannot miss them, they are fitted with AC and Wifi. Rough Riders are red and don’t have AC or Wifi and can live up to their name.
Cost of the Public Busses from Cebu City to Maya is around 180 PHP, once in Maya go to the little ticket booth at the end of the pier and they will help you get the next Public Boat, there is no fixed boat schedule, some boats wait until they are full before they depart. The last boat usually leaves around 5:30pm. Price for the Public Boat is 100 PHP.
Keep some small change in Pesos as you may need it for the Porters and also if it is low tide you will have be transferred via a small flat bottom boat to the Banka Ferry.
The cost for this service is 20 PHP per Person and Per Bag.
Once on Malapascua Island you can walk to Thresher Cove Resort but if you take a Motorbike Taxi we will cover the costs.
Whichever way you decide get to Thresher Cove Resort, we wish you a pleasant journey.
We look forward to seeing soon on Malapascua Island…