Boracay is small yet one of the most beautiful islands in the Philippines that attract tourists in large numbers from different parts of the world. The island is known for its vibrant nightlife and powdery white sand beaches. Not just these, the water sports adventure here is an add-on for adventure junkies in your group! If you are also an adventure freak along with your fellow travelers, this island has got some enthralling fun for you such as the thrill of snorkeling, cliff jumping, kayaking, windsurfing and trekking (we are not kidding!).
Read on to know the most exciting things to do in Boracay that will make your trip fun and memorable.
Fight your fears by jumping off a cliff
Cliff jumping is not everyone’s cup of tea but for people who love challenging their fears, it is no less than a thrilling adventure treat. You can head to Magic Island, the most popular cliff jumping site on the island with diving boards standing at a height of 4.5 to 9 meters. You can get in with a cheap entrance fee which is inclusive of unlimited use of the diving boards. However, it excludes the use of life vests and other protective gears. You can either get your own or rent it out at White Beach.
Get closer to the underwater life by Scuba Diving
Boracay Island is home to over 14 diving sites from easy to difficult diving levels. If you are a beginner you can have your first experience at Angol Point. In the Coral Garden of reefs with sea grass, you will find school of colorful fishes. Coming to the experienced divers reading this article, you can get your diving suit up at the Balinghai and Bat Cave. These sites are known for its moderate to strong water currents. Don’t worry, you will have a trainer to guide you in a training session before the diving day. In case you are already an advanced diver, better start with Virgin Drop, Camia Wreck Laurel Islands, Yapak or Channel Drift.
Enjoy kayaking and paddleboarding
Ariel’s Point, situated 30 minutes from the Station 1 of Boracay Island, is known to offer a wide range of water sport activities to the tourists. This unspoiled and protected area in Buruanga is a perfect spot for starting kayaking and unraveling the beauty of the surrounding deserted beaches. You can either hop on a single kayak or enjoy the space of tandem kayak. The kayaking fee here is inclusive of life jackets. If you want some more thrill, try stand-on paddleboarding on the blue waters of Boracay. Don’t worry if you are just a beginner in the act, there are trainers to help you. Other activities to enjoy here include parasailing, jet skiing, windsurfing, etc.
Go Island Hopping
Better don’t miss island hopping when in Boracay Island! It is one of the best things to do in Boracay and you can do it for an affordable amount starting from $26. Go on the island hopping tour to see the surrounding areas of Boracay Island. Most tours include a visit to Crocodile Island, Puka Shell Beach and some quitter beaches like Lapus Lapus Beach and Ilig-iligan Beach.
Hike to the highest point of the island
Yes! Boracay is not all about island hoping, its waters and white powdery beach sand. If you are an adventure enthusiast with a love for hiking, you will be amazed to know that Mount Luho, the highest point of the island is open to tourists for outdoor activities. While hiking to the peak of the mountain, you can explore a wildlife park and try spotting a Philippine Eagle, it is a rare species. You will also see other bird species, wild cats, snakes and monkeys. On reaching the peak, you will be mesmerized by the 360 degree view of the entire island. All those efforts of completing the trail will feel worth enough at the sight of the island.
Experience nightlife of Boracay
Your trip to the Boracay can never be considered complete without the bar hopping tour. One of the best things to do in Boracay in night is joining the PubCrawl group – a bar hopping tour that hosts moving party on the beach. Every night, over 50 people from different walks of life come together to experience the vibrant nightlife of Boracay. You can enjoy good discounts on drinks and food, free entry to bars and most fun is befriending new people. If you are interested, ensure to make advance bookings through the official website of Boracay PubCrawl.
Visit these beautiful attractions when you make a trip to Boracay.