How to Get Here
Both Cebu Pacific Air and Philippine Airlines have a couple of direct flights from Manila to Dumaguete.
Cebu Pacific has flights leaving at 7am & 1440pm
Philippine Airlines have flights leaving at 8.40am & 13.20am
Flight time is approximately 1.15hr and tickets vary in price from Php1500-5000.
Flight times and prices may change so please double check with the airline directly.
There are numerous shipping companies that offer the Manila – Dumaguete service, however it is hard to find current accurate information about departure times and ticket prices. Below is a list of 10 companies that offer this service, however we highly recommend that you contact either the head office or ticket office at the pier prior to making your final travel plans. Also check the weather forcast before purchasing your ticket.
- Aboitiz Transport System
- Sulpicio Lines
- Delta Ferries
- Ocean Fast Ferries
- Montenegro Lines
- Asian Marine Transport
- Cockaliong Shipping Lines
- Trans-Asia Shipping Lines
At the moment it is only Cebu Pacific Air that offer a daily direct flight from Cebu to Dumaguete.
This flight leaves at 13.10am and arrives at 13.50am
Tickets vary from Php700-2000. Be sure to look for special promo fares!
Flight times, dates and prices may vary so please check with the airline directly.
Ceres Bus is the main bus company though there are a couple of others that also do the same route. There are 2 options for the bus, both leave from Cebu City South terminal every 45 minutes or so! and cost around Php250 one way.
Option 1: It takes approximately 3.5 hours to reach Liloan, where you leave the bus and board either the fastcraft ferry or local style pump boat to Sibulan. The ferry costs around Php80 one way and takes about 25 minutes, leaving every hour from 4.30am – 7.30pm every day. The pump boat costs around Php60 and takes about 35 minutes, this also leaves hourly. From Sibulan pier we can either arrange a private transfer or you can hop a jeepney into town and from there take a pedicab to Liquid.
Option 2: It takes approximately 4 hours to reach Bato where there is a private port for Maayo Shipping Inc. This large car ferry is the official boat transport for the Ceres Bus company and goes from Bato (Cebu side) to Tampi (Dumaguete side) if you choose this option you simply stay on the bus. The crossing is about Php50/passenger and takes around 45 minutes. The ferries leave every 1.30hour from 5am – 11.30pm. From Tampi the bus will take you to the bus depot in Dumaguete City (last stop) that takes about another 40 minutes. From here we can either a private transfer or you can take a pedicab to Liquid.
Private car is probably the most hassle free method of travel and is easy for us to arrange.
Our driver will pick you up at either Cebu airport or your hotel. In the comfort of an air con van you will be driven directly to Liloan where you then take the fastcraft over to Sibulan where another driver will be waiting to collect you and bring you to Liquid.
If you are coming from another destination such as Malapascua Island or Moalboal we can also arrange for a private transfer.
If you would like more information about our private transfers please contact us for our current rates and routes that we offer.
There are a number of different companies that offer trips from Cebu to Dumaguete. Below is information for 2 of the more popular ferry companies offering this route. You can find most other ferry times listed on schedule.ph.
Ocean Jet has 1 daily boat that leaves at 8am. The crossing goes via Tagbilaran, Bohol and takes around 3.30hours. Depending on your class of ticket the price will vary from Php2000-4500/one way. When you reach Dumaguete we can either arrange a private transfer or you can take a pedicab to Liquid
George and Peter Lines has 4 trips a week on Sunday, Monday, Thursday and Saturday. This night time ferry leaves at 10pm and arrives the following morning around 2am. Depending on ticket type prices vary from Php600-1400 one way. If you take this boat it is advisable to book a room in Dumaguete City for your arrival. The next morning we can either arrange a private transfer or you can take a pedicab to Liquid.
Ferry times and ticket prices may be subject to change so please contact the company directly for their most updated prices and timetable.
If you are already in town then you have a few options.
We can either arrange a private transfer from your hotel or landmark of choice for Php700/one way per van. Or you can grab a local tricycle from anywhere in town to us. From Robinson’s Mall a tricycle costs around Php350/one way and it is always nice to offer them a Php20-30 tip!
Another option is to hop a jeepney from Robinson’s Mall to Dauin and then walk the winding road to Liquid.
If you decide to take a tricycle or jeepney from town to Liquid then email us and we will send you a map showing you our exact location off the highway. Also be sure to tell the driver or conductor that you are looking for Liquid Dive Resort, based at KM12.5 Bulak, Dauin. We are off the first access road to the left after the Dauin Bridge, there is a Petron Gas station on the corner and we have a sign board with our logo and a large turtle.
Let us know a bit about your trip and we’ll do everything we can to make your stay at Liquid Dumaguete perfect.