SUROY SA SURIGAO (Guided Tours)
February to May
"Suroy" means, meeting outing or group out to places for some exciting activities.
A regular promotional group tour featuring island hopping adventures, cave exploration, trekking, canoeing along mangrove waterways and visits to interesting sites and sceneries. The following are the itineraries available. For more information, please call or visit the City Tourism Assistance Office.
Hikdop Island -- Explore Buenavista Cave and other neighboring sceneries.
Sibale Island -- Enjoy the coolness of the sea breeze and the crystal-clear waters of the Sibale Beach and savor the full flavor of freshly cooked seafood prepared at the Zaragoza Tourist Park.
Hanigad Island and Nonoc Island -- Pass through the beautiful channel between two enormous islands: Hanigad and Nonoc! The San Pedro-Cantiasay Foot Bridge also gives tourists an experience of crossing two islands on foot.
Snorkelong at Sagisi Island
A tropical island paradise at its best, Sagisi Island showcases fine white sand and deep blue waters, while shades of coconut trees lingering on the shoreline give a romantic touch to the entire beach. The island is also home to beautiful seawater species, making it a perfect place for snorkelling.
Silop Cave Spelunking
Silop Cave is a one-of-a-kind spelunking destination. It has different entrances leading to one big chamber with impressive limestone formations, stalagmites and stalactites--some of them creating magnificent columns.
Boating at Day-asan Village
Enjoy a boat ride along the naturally carved water channels amid the jade colored lush of mangrove trees and rich coral undergrowth. Other interesting activities include sightseeing of aquariums and fish culture projects of the local residents, and game fishing and snorkelling at nearby islets.
Picnic at Mountain Resorts
Enjoy a day excursion to Surigao's beautiful and relaxing mountain resorts where leisure and nature converge, making guests feel cozy and homey.
Game Fishing at Danawan Island
Danawan Island is one of the rich fishing grounds of the city. Reachable by pumpboat in 45 minutes, the island is rich with different marine lifes of varied shapes and sizes.
Tour around the city proper and on nearby urban areas. Starting from the historic Surigao City Hall, the venue of the first hoisting of the Philippine flag in Mindanao, visitors are toured to the Surigaonon Heritage Center where archaeological artifacts and samples of local minirals are housed, then toward the City Boulevard going to the Surigao del Norte Provincial Capitol Park and Aviary, after which visitors tour the Lipata Ferry Terminal for shopping souvenir items and local delicacies before take lunch at the Maharlika Training Center and Beach Resort.
Have a prilgimage at the Santo Niño de Bad-asay at Barangay Serna where pilgrims and devotees from different places come to pray and say their own petitions. Another pilgrimage destination is the Santo Niño Shrine at the Ouano-Ceniza Heights. This shrine is overlooking the half-side of city proper.
Whole day at Mabua
Go swimming and sunbathing at the famous Mabua Pebble Beach! Trek uphill the 300-step stairway toward the top and see the panoramic view of the one-kilometer long pebble beach. At the end of the sunny day awaits the beautiful and dramatic sunset.
TRAVEL AGENCIES/TOUR OPERATORS:
Geografika Travel and Tours/Goegraphic Corporation
Km. 1, Surigao City
Ms. Christine Benitez (Proprietor)
086-826-2004 / 086-231-8082
Nickel Travel and Tours
000992 Magallanes St., Surigao City
Ms. Soledad "Tata" Monteros-Escabal (Proprietor)
086-310-0447 / +639202959191
F.A.R.E. Travel and Tours
00511 Burgos St., Surigao City
Ms. Amy Ybañez (Proprietor)
Jamaca Travel and Tours
Kaimo cor. Borja Sts., Surigao City
Ms. Corazon Lim (Proprietor)
086-231-6648 / +639285502201
Island Adventure Travel and Tours
03292 Borromeo St., Surigao City
Mr. Alben Banac (Proprietor)
JF Travel and Tours
Surigao City Airport
Ms. Judy Ann Larong (Proprietor)
086-231-6795 / +639215133438
Surigao Travel Activity Recreation Shop (STARS)
Bay 8 City Arcade
Borromeo St., Surigao City
Mr. Richard Nick A. Amores (Proprietor)
Danara Travel and Tours
1338 Vasquez St., Surigao City
086-826-8589 / 086-231-9680
Viaje Isla, Inc.
02209 Gov. Jose C. Sering Road, Interior Roselyd, Surigao City
Ms. Faye Dichoso (Proprietor)
086-826-5361 / 086-826-5225
Earth and Water Travel and Tours
Burgos St., Surigao City
Ms. Jesse James Sombrado (Proprietor)
086-826-0248 / +639206060080
Parola Travel and Tours
Parola, Boulevard, Surigao City
Mrs. Mary Gretchen G. Minglana(Proprietor)
086-826-1797 / +639266137181
Richard Nick A. Amores - DOT Accredited
086-826-1425 / +639195792948
Jose Karlo Minglana
DOT ACCREDITED TOURIST LAND TRANSPORT:
Edmark Tourist Transport
Mr. Edwin Pingal (Proprietor)
Bombils St., Kaskag, Surigao City