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Day tour suggestions -- with kids

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Day tour suggestions -- with kids

Hi! We will be in Cebu for 5 days. We will be staying in the Marriott. Any suggestions as to where we can take the kids for a good day tour? (ages 13,10 and 4) From Marriott, how do we get to the beach? Aside from a beach tour, can anyone recommend where else we can take the kids? Thanks!!!!

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1. Re: Day tour suggestions -- with kids

Imperial Palace has a great waterpark thats perfect for kids.

Beaches are in Mactan and you can take a taxi to get there from your hotel.

Another place kids would be interested in would be Mactan Island Aquarium-

http://www.mactanaquarium.xetaspace.net/

Crown Regency's 4D Theater

skyexperienceadventure.com/main/…

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2. Re: Day tour suggestions -- with kids

All of the beaches close to the Marriott will be on Mactan Island. The Imperial Palace is very nice with the Water Park. You can also go small island hopping trip would be fun. They can snorkel and see some of the great ocean life.

The aqurium is also great. Its very close to my place here. They will love that.

The Mactan Shrine is also good to stop by and see. Lot of little shops around with interesting things to see.

You can also see what one traveler with children said about his experience for his children while on mactan here

www.facebook.com/group.php…

Edited: 14 March 2010, 18:04
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3. Re: Day tour suggestions -- with kids

This link is a good place to start:

tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g294261-Activiti…

This is on the left hand side on the Cebu Forum.

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4. Re: Day tour suggestions -- with kids

Also

- Right next door there are cinemas in Ayala mall. Also in Ayala mall is Timezone with cheap video games for kids of all ages.

- Better kids games and entertainment is in the fun centre at the bottom level of SM Mall. It has dodgem cars (bump cars), mini carousel, mini train rides, video games and more. Also in SM Mall is a ten pin bowling alley and more cinemas. Sm Mall is close enough to walk but most foreigners will take a taxi.

- Take a daytour of Cebu City and nearby

bigjimsphilippinesexperience.com/cebu_tour.h…

- Go for a day tour to Bohol

bigjimsphilippinesexperience.com/blog/?p=26

From Cebu City it is about 90 minutes by fast ferry to Tagbilaran. A typical tour takes about 8 hours, including lunch

- Go Karts at Kartzone on F. Cabahug Road, Mobolo. About 5 minutes drive from Marriot, depending on traffic

- Picnic at a swimming complex such as

Tubud Flowing waters in Minglanila http://www.cebuspring.com/

Aqua Cainta in Talisay City

Villa Terisita in Talisay City

each 30 minutes to an hour from the Marriott, depending on traffic

- Tennis and swimming pool at the Sandtrap

http://www.the-sandtrap.com/

About P60 in a taxi from the Marriott

- Day tour to Kawasan Falls

bigjimsphilippinesexperience.com/gallery/…

About 2 hours by private car to the car park then 30 minutes walk to the lower falls then another 15 minutes walk to the upper falls

Regards: Jim Sibbick

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5. Re: Day tour suggestions -- with kids

Thanks everyone for all the helpful info!!

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6. Re: Day tour suggestions -- with kids

The Imperial Palace Water Park sounds interesting.... How far is it from Marriott? Would anyone know how much they charge for a day tour? Thanks!!!

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7. Re: Day tour suggestions -- with kids

Imperial Palace Waterpark Resort & Spa is located at Mactan Island and is about 30 minutes to 1 hour drive from Marriott Hotel Cebu that depends on the flow of the traffic.

You may visit here cebutourguide.com/Imperial_Palace_Cebu/Imper… for more information.

Enjoy your Stay in Cebu!

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8. Re: Day tour suggestions -- with kids

Last time I heard, a day package was P 1500 per person , which included all the use of the water park and buffet lunch..... You might want to check it out.

But thats last info i knowed.......

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9. Re: Day tour suggestions -- with kids

Last time I heard, a day package was P 1500 per person , which included all the use of the water park and buffet lunch..... You might want to check it out.

But thats last info i knowed.......

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10. Re: Day tour suggestions -- with kids

if youre looking for a low cost alternative check out kawayan marine between the hilton resort and shangrila on mactan. you can rent snorkels, kayaks, island hopping tours, dolphin watching (call ahead) and they have a great little restaurant called beach buns bar and grille that serves the best burgers and salads.