Are you looking for a place to reclaim peace and espape in the noisy world? Try Balut Island, with no cell site or signal for our smartphones, Balut Island could make us reconnect with natures and each other. Its long stretches of white sand beach, azure beautiful waters and equally blue sky make it an ideal getaway from modern society.
Balut Island are blessed with the richness of marine resources. You can enjoy different kinds of healthy seafoods. The locals, who are all Tausugs love the responsibility of taking good care of these resources for sustainability and guarantee the safety of all tourists.
Travel Guide to Balut Island
Nearest Airport: General Santos International Airport (South Cotabato)
Major airlines have daily flights to Davao City from Manila and Cebu. From Davao City, take the bus or van to General Santos City.
Or you can go directly to General Santos City from Manila and Cebu as major airlines also have daily flights to General Santos.
From General Santos Airport, take a taxi to the port of M/V Song of Dolly located at Lions Beach or at the Puting Bato Wharf for M/V Nieky 2 and M/V Sabhang.
M/V Song of Dolly 3 is docked at the Lion’s Beach in General Santos City. Travels thrice a week from Gensan (Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday) for P360 + P20 gate fee. You may call RD Group of Companies at (083)552 4435 for inquiries and reservation.
There are no daily boat rides to Balut Island so coordinating with these shipping lines is a must before going on a journey to the island.
The ferry leaves at 12 midnight and takes around 5 hours to reach the island.