Activities in Puerto Galera

activities puerto galera
Want to get out and about? The Mindoro Adventures Waterfall tours are an excellent way to explore Mindoro and get to places off the beaten track. For the intrepid, a hike up the mountain to Baclayan and a visit to the tribal cultural center may be great fun.

If you prefer ocean based activities why not try your hand at small boat sailing or sport fishing, the waters here are perfect for that. Want to get into it deeper? How about some snorkeling or even scuba diving?

For a faster pace there is go-karting, mountain biking with some awesome trails and paintball to really get the adrenaline flowing!

All of the activities listed here can be booked online in advance using our booking software and are well organised events run by professional people. Fun is top of the bill but never at the expense of safety.

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  • Scuba Diving
    Puerto Galera activities scuba divingInterested in Scuba Diving? Whether you wish to learn how or if you want to go exploring the myriad of amazing dive sites in Puerto Galera, our sister operation in Small Laguna, Blue Ribbon PADI Five Star Dive Resort, has experienced PADI Instructors and Divemasters that make diving in Puerto Galera an exciting and enjoyable experience. Email us to find out more.Activity: Scuba Diving
    Duration: varies
    Cost: Discover Scuba course is P2500. See the full price list PDF
    Lunch Included: noDiveSitesApp Download the FREE Virtual Dive Site Tour for your iPhone / iPad.Visit iTunes to download the app!
  • Snorkelling
    activities puerto galera snorkelingLocal snorkeling trips can easily be arranged, we have our own cruising boats that will take you to the best coral reefs for snorkelling anywhere in Puerto Galera. Calm water, no currents and great visibility are just ten minutes away from the harbour. See amazing reef fishes in schools and beautiful corals, simply breathtaking. Waterproof cameras are available at reception.Activity: Snorkeling
    Duration: approx 1/2 day
    Cost: Price on Request
    Lunch Included: no
  • Paintball
    activities puerto galera paintballIf you haven’t experienced a paintball match before, you will be surprised just how much fun it can be, and how much it can get the adrenaline going! Puerto Galera’s lush tropical jungle makes for a paintball experience you won’t soon forget. A safe but adrenaline pumping day the whole family can enjoy!There is a free shuttle service to and from the paintball park, just ask us to arrange it!Activity: Paintball
    Duration: varies
    Cost: Price on Request
    Lunch Included: Snacks and drinks available
  • Go-Karting
    activities puerto galera go kartsFor a great day out for a family or group, you can’t beat the Go Kart racing at X-Treme Sports. Their nippy little 200cc go karts are guaranteed to get your heart racing, and bring out the competitive spirit in anyone! The newly constructed track is regulation size and has some nice straights where you can put your foot down, and some challenging corners that are great for making overtaking moves. It’s a Photo Finish!Activity: Go-Karts
    Duration: 1/2 day
    Cost: Price on Request
    Lunch Included: no
  • Mangyan Village
    activities puerto galera mangyan villageHigh up on the mountainside at the top of the Baclayan Trail lies the Mangyan cultural centre. Here you will be met by various members of the Mangyan community of Baclayan, who will explain their traditional way of life, their beliefs and customs, and present a display of local skills, in which you will be invited to participate if you like. Try to light fire with bamboo! Play a Mangyan Harp! Practice shooting a blow pipe! Plant a tree with your bare hands! Enjoy a cultural dance with commentary and swim in a refreshing swimming pool filled with cool water from the upland rivers and streams An amazing insight into the indigenous tribes of Mindoro.Activity: Tribal Experience
    Duration: 1/2 day
    Cost: Price on Request
    Lunch Included: noNote: Not ideal for small children or the elderly. A basic degree of fitness is required for this hike.
  • Waterfall Tours
    activities puerto galera waterfallsEnjoy a day trip out to the waterfalls and discover the hidden paradise of Mindoro Interior. Explore Tukuran Valley and head to the secret pools at the foot of this ancient water fall. Enjoy a barbecue lunch and plenty of cold drinks in the shade of the native huts built there. Explore the rock pools on the easy climb up the falls and swim in the cool waters of the rainforest – a great day out for the whole family.Alternatively, Take a bangka boat ride to Bugtong for a long hike into the rainforest. You will be trekking through rivers, long grasses and vegetation, over rocks and other obstacles.
    Enjoy the swimming pool at the gateway to the rainforest; swim the last 150 yards against the flow of the river to get to the awesome falls, a waterproof camera is essential to get the most from this! A truly memorable day in the wilds of Mindoro. Packed lunches are provided to all participants. Not ideal for small children or the elderly. A basic degree of fitness is required for this hike.Activity: Mindoro Adventure 1
    Duration: all day
    Cost: Price on Request
    Lunch Included: yesActivity: Mindoro Adventure 2
    Duration: all day
    Cost: Price on Request
    Lunch Included: yes
  • Shooting
    activities puerto galera shooting-rangeFrustrated? Feel like letting off some steam? Then PG Shooting Range has the weapon for you, and believe us you’ll feel much better afterwards! Maybe you just want a relaxing afternoon taking in some target practice followed by a cool drink? You can do it at the Puerto Galera Range! They have a variety of weapons to suit all, from the lighter .22 to the mighty .45, feel like something more exciting? How about a M16 in full auto or even an AK 47 – it’s a blast!!!!!Activity: Shooting
    Duration: 1/2 day
    Cost: Price on Request
    Lunch Included: no
  • Small Boat Sailing
    activities puerto galera small boat sailingLearn to sail or take a Lawin dinghy out for a fun-sail with Puerto Galera Yacht Club. Puerto Galera offers one of the most beautiful bays in the World in which to sail with warm tropical waters 365-days a year.Light to moderate breezes are almost guaranteed too so students and fun-sailors alike can take advantage of these conditions, learn to sail faster and have more fun! The Lawin sailing dinghy hull design features a whole bunch of innovative features to ensure students learn safely in a craft that is purpose built to handle coral reefs and other tropical hazards here in the Philippines.Activity: Small Boat Sailing
    Duration: 1/2 day
    Cost: Price on Request
    Lunch Included: no
  • Yacht Charter
    activities puerto galera yacht charterEnjoy cruising around the Verde Island passage on one of the many local sailing boats or a motor cruiser if you prefer. Bask in the sunshine and take in the splendid views of Mindoro and Isla Verde. Throw a line in and try to catch a fish! Cold lunches are served with plenty of cold drinks. It’s a great way to relax….Activity: Yacht Charter
    Duration: 1/2 day / Full Day
    Cost: Price on Request
    Lunch Included: Full Day only
  • Verde Island Beach BBQ
    activities puerto galera verde islandNestled alongside the cliffs on the windward side of Isla Verde is a beautiful beach with a sandy spit and a cluster of native beach huts that is known as Sawang Dive Camp. Perfect for beach barbecues and a relaxing day swimming and snorkeling in the sun. Lucky beachcombers can find tiny pieces of Ming dynasty porcelain that gets washed up here, an ancient reminder of the Spanish galleon Nuestra Senora De La Vida which foundered near here in 1862.Activity: Verde Island Beach BBQ
    Duration: all day
    Cost: Price on Request
    Lunch Included: yes
  • Mountain Biking
    activities puerto galera mountain bikeFor the energetic! We have some excellent rides along the coastal roads to the waterfalls or to Talipanan Beach. There are some exciting off road trails too that riders can enjoy with a guide. Our own custom built bikes with quality components such as Shimano and Suntour are guaranteed to get the heart pumping in a fun filled adventure along muddy tracks and rocky pathways, through rivers and around soft verges. Helmets and safety pads provided.Activity: Mountain Biking
    Duration: 1 hour / 3 hours
    Cost: 3 hours Php999 / 8 hours Php1,999 inc. bike & helmet
    Lunch Included: no
  • History Tour

    activities puerto galera historyDiscover the History of Puerto Galera with a local guide. Visit the ancient Chinese cemetery, marvel at the Excavation Museum in the church yard and ponder over the Spanish artifacts in the new City Museum. An enlightening insight into the daily lives of the Chinese traders and later the Spanish Conquistadors in this safe haven of Puerto Galera.Activity: History Tour
    Duration: 1/2 day
    Cost: 1,999 pesos
    Lunch Included: no

  • Bird Watching
    activities puerto galera bird watchingSpend a morning being guided around the forested hills upon the mountainside and experience not only the spectacular views, but some of the endemic species of birds that makes the Philippines such an exciting place to bird watch. Scarlet-collared Flowerpecker, Philippine Serpent Eagle and several other bird of prey species are regulars in the area. Excellent photo opportunity!Activity: Bird Watching
    Duration: 1/2 day
    Cost: Price on request
    Lunch Included: no

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