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Travel Guide White Island, Camiguin

A trip to Camiguin would be incomplete without visiting White Island, just off the coast of mainland Camiguin.

Nothing but the Beach!

White Island was the highlight of my trip to Camiguin.This giant sandbar in the middle of the ocean had no restaurants, hotels, or any kind of establishment, aside from the small makeshift stall that sells drinks and rents umbrellas.

The fine, white sand of the island merged with the soft waves from the sea. The colors of the sea shifted from emerald to blue on this almost bare island.

Aside from the white sand and clear waters, the island also provided a spectacular view of Mt. Hibok-Hibok. Lazing around on this small piece of paradise was made perfect with a view like this.

White Island was the perfect ending to my trip to Camiguin.

How to Get to Camiguin

Camiguin is easy to get to, you can fly directly to the island via Cebu Pacific, or travel by ferry from Balingoan Port. You can get to Balingoan Port via Butuan or Cagayan de Oro City. The air con bus costs P148 one-way from Cagayan de Oro City and takes two to three hours of travel time. The ferry from Balingoan to Camiguin costs P174.25 one-way including the extra fees you pay for before departing the port.

Read my complete guide here: budget and itinerary for Camiguin

How to Get to White Island

There is a port that takes you to White Island. The boat ride takes less than 10 minutes. Renting a boat to the island costs P420. There is also an entrance fee of P30 that you pay for before leaving the port.


  1. A quiet and beautiful island of Camiguin. The splendor revolves around the island itself.

  2. The sands feel so fine in Camiguin. It's really such a pristine destination to visit.

  3. Its just so tempting to take a dip on that pristine water.

  4. Camiguin is one of my favorites! Lots of places to go in such a small island. And the White Island was my first sandbar ever. It was pretty impressive!

  5. Wow, you were pretty close to home. Sayang, we could've met up.