How to Go To Pilar Camotes

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Posted by geemiz | Posted in Byahe Pilipinas, Cebu | Posted on 06-05-2017

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Camotes in Cebu province is rich in beautiful white sand beaches and good hearted people. In this article let me guide you on how to go to the less touristy other island the Ponson Island of Camotes group of islands or better known as Pilar Camotes.

How to go to Pilar Camotes

How to go to Pilar, Camotes?

 

Via Cebu City

Cebu to Pilar Camotes

  1. Ride the Oceanjet fast craft in pier 1 to Poro Camotes.
    1. Cebu City to Camotes Fare is 500.00 php.
    2. Boat schedule Cebu City to Camotes is Daily 6:00am and 3:00pm.
    3. Travel time Cebu City to Camotes is 1.5 hours.
  2. From Poro, ride a habalhabal or multicab to Jagutapay, Tudela Port.
    1. Fare Poro to Tudela is 100.00php.
    2. Travel time Poro to Tudela is at most 1 hour.
  3. From Jagutapay, Tudela to Cawit, Pilar Camotes ride a pumpboat.
    1. Fare Jagutapay, Tudela to Cawit, Pilar Camotes is 200.00php
    2. Pumpboat travel time Jagutapay, Tudela to Cawit, Pilar Camotes is 15 minutes.
  • You can also wait for the Junmar Ferry in Poro to Cawit, Pilar Camotes at 3:00pm.
Junmar Ferry in Pilar Camotes

Junmar Ferry in Cawit, Pilar Camotes Port

  1. Ride the Oceanjet fast craft in pier 1 to Ormoc City.
  2. Ormoc City to Cawit, Pilar Camotes see down below.

Read here: Complete Travel Guide to Pilar Camotes

Via Danao City

Danao to Pilar Camotes

  1. From Cebu City ride a van, jeepney, or bus. Ask the driver to drop you off at Danao City port.
    1. Van is from SM City Cebu and fare is 50.00php
    2. Bus is from north bus terminal and fare is 30.00php
    3. Jeepney is either from the white gold terminal or Hiway Mandaue City and fare is 35.00php.
  2. Danao City to Pilar, Camotes.
    1. Junmar Ferry
      1. Danao City to Cawit Camotes Schedule is 12:45pm daily
      2. It will arrive in Cawit Pilar Camotes around 4:00pm due to various stops at San Francisco and Poro.
    2. Jomalia Shipping
      1. Danao City to Consuelo, San Francisco Camotes Click here for boat schedule and fare.
      2. Consuelo Camotes to Jagutapay, Tudela Camotes. Ride a PUJ for 150.00php or habalhabal for 300.00php. Travel time is 2 hours.
      3. From Jagutapay, Tudela to Cawit, Pilar Camotes ride a pumpboat. Fare Jagutapay, Tudela to Cawit, Pilar Camotes is 200.00php

Jagutapay, Tudela Camotes Port

  1. Super Shuttle Ferry
    1. Danao City to Poro Camotes boat schedule is 9:00am and 5:00pm with a travel time of 3 hours.
    2. In Poro Camotes you can ride the Junmar Ferry at 3:00pm or
    3. From Poro ride a habalhabal or multicab to Jagutapay, Tudela Port. Fare Poro to Tudela is 100.00php. Travel time Poro to Tudela is at most 1 hour.
    4. From Jagutapay, Tudela to Cawit, Pilar Camotes ride a pumpboat. Fare Jagutapay, Tudela to Cawit, Pilar Camotes is 200.00php
Cawit Camotes to Tudela Camotes

Pumpboat from Cawit Camotes to Tudela Camotes

Via Ormoc City

Even though Pilar, Camotes is part of Cebu province it is geographically closer to Ormoc City.

Port of Ormoc City

  1. From Ormoc City ride the Jomalia Shipping boat to Pilar Camotes
    1. Ormoc City to Pilar Camotes fare is 150.00 to 170.00 php
    2. Ormoc City to Pilar Camotes travel time is 1 hour.
  2. Habalhabal ride Pilar proper to Cawit Pilar 100.00php and 1 hour ride. Cawit, Pilar is where the resorts are located.

Or

  1. In Ormoc City go to Punta Port.
  2. In Punta Port ride the Junmar Ferry bound to Cawit, Pilar Camotes.
    1. Junmar Ferry fare Ormoc to Pilar is 250.00 to 300.00 php
    2. Junmar Ferry travel time Ormoc to Pilar Camotes is 1.5 hours.

Ormoc City to Pilar Camotes

 

If a peaceful getaway is what you are looking for then head on to Pilar, Camotes and explore the beauty of this sleeping island.

 

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Comments (4)

This is very comprehensive Geemiz.. Will take note of these options on how to get to Pilar, Camotes.

Hope you visit the island soon Migs 🙂

I do love all your travel Blogs with photo’s.
I like it that you put the cost in them , each step of the way.
Doing a great job .

Thanks Alan for always visiting geemiz.com.
I hope that my posts will help in your future travel.

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