HUNDRED ISLANDS: Travel Guide Blog 2017 (Budget + Itinerary)

Riddled by 123 islets spearing out of the cerulean sea, Alaminos in Pangasinan beckons intrepid travelers and pleasure seekers.  Home to a staggering variety of wildlife and fishes, these coral islands are collectively called HUNDRED ISLANDS.  Most of them are desolate, save for the 4 major developed islands: Governors Island, Quezon Island, Marcos Island and Children’s Island.

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Here’s a HUNDRED ISLANDS  travel guide to help you plan your trip itinerary:

 

How to go to Hundred Islands National Park by bus

 

 

Ride a bus bound for Alaminos, Pangasinan, try Victory Liner in Cubao, fare is about Php 400 if coming from Manila. Travel time is 3-4 hours.  Once you reach Alaminos, head to Lucap Terminal where tricycles can take you to Lucap Wharf the jump-off point for island hopping, fare is Php 15 per person, however it only leaves once full.  Alternatively, you can charter a tricycle all the way to Lucap Wharf.

 

At Lucas Wharf, you need to register and pay the Hundred Island Park Fees. If you’re only going to do a day tour, fee is only Php 20 while Php 40 for those who plan to stay overnight at any of the islands.

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What to Do in Hundred Islands

 

If you’re up for more adventures at Hundred Islands National Park, rent a kayak for Php 250 per hour (good for 2 persons) and go canoeing from one island to the next!

You can also snorkel and explore the colorful marine life! Snorkeling gears are for rent for Php 100. Other camping supplies like grills, coolers and mats could also be rented out.

 

 

 

WHERE TO STAY IN Hundred Islands National Park 

 

For those planning to rough it up, camping at Hundred Islands is recommended. Fee is Php 200 per night and tent rental is Php 400. To save on the tent rental fee, bring your own tent. You can also rent a cottage with rooms or open cottage starting at Php 300.

Alternatively, you can do a day tour of the Hundred Islands and find budget hotels in Alaminos instead.

We stayed at Islandia Hotel and Island Tropic Hotel.

Islandia Hotel

 

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Marcos Avenue, Palamis, Alaminos City

Island Tropic Hotel

Island Tropic Hotel and Restaurant
Boulevard Street, Alaminos City, Alaminos City

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Nautilus Islands’ View Lodge


National Road Barangay Lucap, Alaminos City

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ALSO READ: LIST OF PANGASINAN BEACH RESORT

 

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Hundred Islands Travel Budget

 

Type of TransportationVehicle
Bus (roundtrip)Php 400 x 2 = Php 800
Tricycle (roundtrip)Php 15 x 2 = Php 30
GRAND TOTALPhp 830

 

 

 

PARK  FEES  FOR DAY TOUR 
Entrance feePhp 20 per person
Small Boat (1-5 pax)Php 800
Medium Boat (6-10 pax)Php 1,000
Big Boat (11-15 pax)Php 1,100

 

 

PARK  FEES  FOR OVERNIGHT TOUR 
Entrance feePhp 40 per pax
Small Boat (1-5 pax)Php1,400
Medium Boat (6-10 pax)Php1,800
Big Boat (11-15 pax)Php 2,000

 

 

 

Other Fees (Optional) 
Table for Rent/Picnic Area- Day TourPhp 200
Table for Rent/Picnic Area- OvernightPhp 300
KayakPhp 250
SnorkelPhp 100
Comfort RoomPhp 5

 

Hundred Island Park Accommodation
Tent/campingPhp 200+ Php 400
CottagePhp 300-Php 1,500
Twin RoomsPhp 1,500
Family RoomPhp 2,000
CottagePhp 2,500

 

 

 

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BOLINAO PANGASINAN TRAVEL GUIDE

 

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