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Aircon Shuttle Vans/Buses serve the Naval - Tacloban City and Naval - Ormoc City routes and the journey takes around two hours and costs P150-190. Naval - Manila route is served by several major bus lines.
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Revision as of 05:45, 27 February 2013

Biliran is an island province of Eastern Visayas on the western side of the region. It is bounded on the south by Caragara Bay, Samar Sea on the east, North by the Visayas Sea and the strait of Biliran on the West. The province boasts of many smaller islands and islets, beautiful and pristine white sand beaches and waterfalls.

Capital

Naval is the capital town of the province.

Other destinations

Understand

There are two spoken dialects in the island; Waray which is spoken on the east side facing Samar and Cebuano which is spoken on the west side facing Cebu. Cebuano is dominant in the capital town of Naval.

Talk

Get in

By air

There is no airport on Biliran, so the jump off point to Naval by air is through Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport in Tacloban City. It is served by major carriers such as Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines and Zest Air. There are about 9 regular flights between Manila and Tacloban City. From the airport, travelers shuttles to Tacloban City Bus Terminal to get the ride going to the capital town of Naval. Aircon shuttle vans and ordinary fare buses are available.

Travelers can also connect through Mactan-Cebu International Airport in Cebu and connect by ferry ride to Ormoc City where aircon shuttle vans connect the trip to Naval.

By bus and vans

Aircon Shuttle Vans/Buses serve the Naval - Tacloban City and Naval - Ormoc City routes and the journey takes around two hours and costs P150-190. The first trip is at 6am and the last trip is at 5pm.

Naval - Manila route is served by several major bus lines.

By boat

Provide direct voyage from Naval to Cebu City. Ordinary fare, tourist and cabin accommodations are available. Shipping Schedule

  • MV Super Shuttle Ferry 5 +6353 500 9942 , Cebu to Naval: Monday and Wednesday at 8:00 PM, return Tuesday and Thursday at 8PM. Fare/Person: Economy: 450 PHP, Tourist: 550 PHP

Get around

The habal-habal (motorcycle) is the most common mode of transportation as most of the roads outside the main highway are rough and rougher. Haggle with the driver to get the best possible rates or hire on a per-day basis. there are also several buses that make the cross-country trip from Naval to the Eastern coastal town of Caibiran, taking over 1.5-2 hours, one way.

See

Islands

  • Higatangan Island
  • Sambawan Island
  • Dalutan Island
  • Capiñahan Island

Waterfalls

  • Tinago Falls
  • Kasabangan Falls
  • Busai Falls
  • Kinaraha Cascades

Itineraries

Do

Eat

Drink

Buy

Sleep

Agta Scuba Resort - Talahid, Almeria Biliran

Biliran Garden Resort - Villa Cecilia, Sitio Lomboy, Brgy. Calumpang, Naval, Biliran

Marvin’s Seaside Inn - Brgy. Atipolo, Naval, Biliran

M and M Inn - Biliran, Biliran

Higatangan Island Beach Resort - Higatangan Island, Naval, Biliran

Cope

  • ATM There are Landbank and PNB atms in naval proper but bring enough cash as a precaution.

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