Now that summer is just around the corner, plan your summer escapades this early. To help you with this, here in Super Ferry Promo Fare we give recommendations on where to take your much-deserved vacation. For this round, we suggest going to Puerto Galera so you can enjoy white sand beaches with less travel time from the metro.
How to go to Puerto Galera from Manila?
In case you don’t know yet, there is an alternative and a more convenient way of going from Manila to Puerto Galera and that is the SI-KAT Bus and Ferry Service. Hop on their bus, transfer to their ferry, and be on your way to the White Sand Beach strip of Galera!
The ticket rate of Si-Kat covers the boat ride fee AND ferry ride fee. Ticket prices as of 2016 are listed further below. You will get on board the SI-KAT bus in their terminal at City State Tower in Mabini St, Ermita. This bus will bring you all the way to Batangas Pier, where you will then transfer to a waiting ferry or outrigger boat. This boat will take you to Puerto Galera and will make a stop in Sabang Beach and Muelle Pier.
Bus travel time is approximately 2 to 3 hours depending on traffic. While ferry cruising time is approximately 1 and a half hours for those who will disembark in Sabang Beach, and almost 2 hours for those who will disembark in Muelle Pier.
Si-Kat Bus Schedule
Manila to Puerto Galera
The Sikat Bus Departure time from Manila is at 8:30 AM.
Return Trip Puerto Galera to Manila
SI-KAT Bus departure time from Muelle Pier to Sabang Beach is at 8:15 AM
SI-KAT Bus departure time from Sabang Beach to Batangas Pier is at 9:00 AM.
You have option to buy the tickets for round trip or one way. For vacationers, securing round trip tickets during the peak summer months may be the best route so you are assured of a seat on the ferry and bus on your return trip. Remember that Puerto Galera is a favorite vacation spots of Manila locals and ferries can get filled-up fast.
In case you forgot to bring snacks during your travel to this popular vacation spot that is near Manila, worry not because there are for sale beverages and sandwiches onboard the SI-KAT bus.
Si-Kat Ticket Rates and Prices
Ticket prices for this bus-ferry service for 2016 Manila to Puerto Galera and vice versa are:
ADULT: One-way – P800.00, Round-trip – P1,600.00.
CHILDREN: One-way – P400.00, Round-trip – P800.00.
*Any return ticket issued is open.
If you have any queries about this service or you want to buy your Galera tickets, please call SIKAT Bus Ferry headquarter at telephone number (02) 708 9628. Or you can also drop by their office anytime from 7 AM to 6 PM Mondays thru Saturdays. On Sundays, their office is only open from 7 AM to 11 AM (half-day open).
Si-KAT Office address is at G/F CityState Tower Hotel, 1315 Mabini St., Ermita, Manila
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