Public transportation in Siargao is not very efficient. But. You can still find ways to get around. If you know how to drive and you’ve got a driver’s license, our advice is to rent a motorcycle, as it is the best way to explore the island. Or you can also rent a car or hire the services of a tricycle driver or a habal-habal (motorcycle drivers). 

There is plenty of company that rents a very cool tuk-tuk or tricycle. Yes, it is more expensive than renting a motorcycle, but it is a perfect option if you are traveling with your family or friends. You can save plenty of money while discovering the Island.

How to get from Siargao airport to your hotel? From the airport of Siargao, shared vans leave to any point of General Luna, Cloud 9, and Malinao. They charge about 250 pesos per person.

If you want to save money and you are alone, you can rent a motorcycle outside the airport. Depending on the time you rent it, you can find it for 250-500 pesos a day. Just be friendly and talk in a nice way and negotiate.


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Good news! It is now easier to reach Siargao. Thanks to Siargao Tourism, Here are the basic and simple instructions on how to get there:

·        Getting to Siargao by airplane: there are several dailies and direct flights from Cebu and Manila.

·        Arriving at Siargao by ferry: From Surigao, several ships leave from 4:00 to 12:00. To get to Surigao, you can take one of the three ferries or boats that leave from Cebu almost daily, and you can sleep along the way because they have beds. If it is your side trip from Camiguin, you can also link transport, as we write the Camiguin Guide here:  How to go to Siargao from Camiguin. 

·        Getting there by van: If you are from Davao, you can join a group of people who wanted to visit Siargao as well. There are plenty of Travel and Tours Agency who provide shared vans for rent that cost around 3000 to 5000 pesos only (back and forth to Davao) Continue Reading if you want the detailed instruction on how to get to Siargao


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