How to Get to Gigantes Island

gigantes island iloilo
Photo credits to Maki Brun Esperon

Gigantes Island is located in the Visayas region, in the municipality of Carles, Iloilo and northernmost part of Iloilo province.

Gigantes is Spanish for giants, and it’s properly pronounced as hegantes. It’s also known as Islas de Gigantes, other names are Islas Gigantes, Higantes group, or Gigantes group. The old name of the island was Sabuluag or Salauag.

How to get to Gigantes Island
There are basically three (3) ways to reach Gigantes Island.
A. From Iloilo to Estancia – takes about 5 hours
1. Take a taxi going to Tagbac Terminal (prepare P400 to 500) or take a shuttle to SM City Iloilo (Prepare 70 pesos) then take a jeepney to Tagbac Terminal.
2. From Tagbac Terminal, take a bus or a UV Express van to Estancia (Prepare 200 pesos).
3. From Estancia, take a tricycle to the port (Prepare P10). Then take a boat going to Gigantes (Prepare P100).




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B. From Roxas to Estancia
1. Go to Ceres Bus Terminal, take a bus going to Estancia.
2. From Estancia, take a tricycle going to the port (Prepare P10). Then take a boat going to Gigantes (Prepare P100).

C. From Kalibo to Estancia
1. From Tagbac Terminal, take a bus or a UV Express van to Estancia (Prepare 200 pesos).
2. From Estancia, take a tricycle going to the port (prepare P10). Then take a boat going to Gigantes (Prepare P100).

Location map of Gigantes Island.

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