Island Hopping Trips available through Islands Souvenirs

The Freeman (January 5, 2010) — CEBU, Philippines – Lovers of the sea and the sun can now “Buy a Boatload of Fun” and purchase island hopping trips through Islands Souvenirs Boutiques.

in Ayala Center Cebu, SM City Cebu and Mactan Marina Mall. These all-inclusive Island hopping packages, care of Islands Banca Cruises, Cebu’s premier island hopping venture, come in the form of gift certificates that takes care of all related expenses – from boat rental, snorkeling equipment, to food and island entrance fees.

Islands Banca Cruises’ “Buy a Boatload of Fun” offers three kinds of packages: Family Adventure Barkada Beaching, and Talima for Two.

Parents and Children will enjoy spending time together with The Family Adventure Package. Children who were fans of the movie “Finding Nemo” will experience that film come to life while snorkeling or simply feeding the colorful pipefish, frogfish, razorfish, and triggerfish. A delicious lunch follows at a floating restaurant in Cao-uy. Complete with snorkeling gears, the whole package is priced at only Php9,800, good for a group family of ten.

The Barkada Beaching Package features a stop at Talima Marine Sanctuary, a 14-hectare snorkeling and diving spot right off Olango Island. A lunch picnic follows at picturesque Pandanon Island, off the coast of Getafe, Bohol, that features a sprawling sand bar, volleyball net, seaside chapel, pillars and cottages for rent. The entire package is available for only Php9,500 good for a group maximum of ten people.

Couples looking for a unique romantic getaway should try The Talima for Two package which includes a snorkeling adventure at Talima Marine Sanctuary capped off with a romantic sunset dinner for two at Talima Beach Villas. For only Php5,800, lovebirds can avail of these plus snorkeling gear, fish feeding activities, and a choice of a bottle of wine or a soothing massage by the beach.

Buy a Boatload of Fun gift certificates are available for sale at Islands Souvenirs boutiques in SM, Ayala and at Mactan Marina Mall. For inquiries and reservations one may call Islands Banca Cruises at 516 1903 or visit the website at