For those coming to Puerto Galera, get ready for one hell of a time. With numerous Puerto Galera activities and adventures, you’ll have the time of your life when you stay here.
With beautiful scenery, ice cold beverages and abundant opportunities to get your adrenaline pumping, Puerto Galera is a tropical paradise.
Puerto Galera Activities
There are tons of Puerto Galera activities to choose from once you arrive here. There are serene waterfalls to explore, Mangyan Villages to visit and jungles to trek through. You can climb a mountain, go scuba diving or roar away on a motorcycle ride around the island.
To get you started let me talk more about some of the Puerto Galera activities you can do. If you stay at BADLADZ, we can show you where to go to have the time of your life. Lets start with the most popular one, the Scuba Diving.
Go Scuba Diving
Scuba Diving is the main attraction in Puerto Galera by far.
Puerto Galera are becoming more popular as the years pass because of its abundant marine life and has world class dive sites. In fact Puerto Galera has been awarded as one of the most beautiful bay in the world.
There are at least 40 Puerto Galera dive sites you can choose from. Ancient shipwrecks, stunning coral and beautiful fish are some of the things you’ll see while diving here.
From beginners to advanced, the diving here is magnificent in every way. For more information about diving packages here in Puerto Galera check out BADLADZ Scuba Diving.
The second one is the Island Hopping.
Go Island Hopping and Beach Hopping
Island Hopping is probably the second most popular activity you can do while you’re here. Puerto Galera Island Hopping and Beach Hopping is a great way to see some of the beautiful beaches around the island.
While your at it, going from one island to another might as well try snorkeling.
While scuba diving is going deep underwater, snorkeling is just in the sea level and shallow waters so you don’t need a diving gear to do this, you just need a goggles, a snorkel and your good to go.
The best snorkeling destination here in Puerto Galera are the Coral Garden, the Giant Clams and the San Antonio Island underwater cave. All these locations are well preserved making it perfect to see different kinds of fish, beautiful corals and many more types of marine life.
While doing this activity don’t forget to bring your underwater camera because this is perfect for underwater photography.
There are also some other water activities you can enjoy here, these are;
- Banana Boats
Besides from series of water activities, there are also tons of land activities you can try here. You can try paintball shooting at the X-Treme Sports Philippines Adventure Park.
Paintballs and Go Carts
The X-Treme Sports Philippines Adventure Park is just 10 minutes away from BADLADZ Dive Resort in Muelle Pier. They offer multiple extreme activities here, one of them is shooting paintballs.
You’ll go as a group and storm through the jungle with a paintball gun in hand, shooting at your enemies in the trees. You’ll have to move and act fast here, otherwise you’ll end up with a painted face.
This is just one of the extreme sports you can do here, but if you want more adrenaline popping activity then try the 200cc Go Karts, ATVs and off-road buggies.
You can hop in to one of the 200cc go carts and rip around the track. The awesome thing about this is you’ll get a chance to enjoy the beautiful tropical scenery around as you go through the tracks. Now if you want to get dirty, try the ATV or the off road buggies, you will get plenty of mud on you.
Another activity that I know the big boys will surely enjoy is the Shooting Range.
To go shooting you need to be at the Puerto Galera Outdoor Firing Range, this is the only firing range here in Puerto Galera. Its just a few minutes away from BADLADZ Dive Resort and it’s on the same land as the extreme park.
If you like flying and feel the fresh air in the skies, well going paragliding is a perfect activity for you.
To go paragliding, you will need your own gear as there are currently no guides here. Next you’ll need to be at the Domingo Fly Site in Puerto Galera overlooking the norther part of the island.
The site is not a “drive up and fly” type of site. You will have to drive up the mountain for about 10-15 minutes and then it is another 30+ minutes trek through the jungle and at often times near vertical inclines. Its a long travel time but it will be worth it once you reach the fly site. You will also have to get permission to go up here and leave your ID at the security station.
Some tourist coming here in Puerto Galera are golfers and lucky for them we have a golf course here as well.
Play Golf in the Mountain
Playing golf here in Puerto Galera is awesome as it’s on the mountain side overlooking the northeastern part of Mindoro Island. The Ponderosa Golf Club is located about 35 minutes away from BADLADZ Dive Resort.
This golf course is the perfect place to enjoy a fantastic view of the ocean while playing Golf.
Visit Tamaraw Falls
Tamaraw falls is one of the best destinations for a half a day trip. It is a series of smaller waterfalls that combine and make up the larger waterfall that flows down the mountain into a refreshing pool below.
These beautiful falls is a 40 minute drive from Puerto Galera towards Calapan City. One can simply hire a tricycle to get there. If your staying at BADLADZ we can arrange a private van for your transportation.
You can read more about the Tamaraw Falls here.
Visit Tukuran Falls
This is another waterfalls you can surely enjoy here as one of the Puerto Galera activities, the Tukuran falls. To reach this falls it will be a 1 – 1.5 hour drive to the amazing hanging bridge constructed by the Mangyan people.
This bridge connects the old world to our modern world and you can visit the native town nearby. After the bridge you can choose to either hike or take the carabao cart to the hidden spring where the Tukuran falls are.
If you want to read more about the Tukuran Falls click here.
Mangyan Village Tour
On your way to these waterfalls you might see some small village, they are the Mangyans.
The Mangyans are the indigenous people of Mindoro and they work to preserve the traditional way of life of their people.
Here are BADLADZ we can arrange a Mangyan Village tours for you which is a interesting and informative tour. It will really give you an insight to the local history of the people and the area.
This is one the Filipino pass time that most of the tourist enjoy too. Every Sunday, make your way to the arena located just a few minutes away from BADLADZ Beach Resort and experience the excitement of the cockfights.
Ride a Motorcycle
If you like driving why not rent a motorcycle and drive around Puerto Galera.
You can explore the island on your own terms and go wherever you get the urge to go. Talk to the locals, seek out adventure, discover secluded beaches and be amazed the beautiful scenery.
Enjoy the Nightlife
If you’re thinking of partying, then you’ll have a great time here. Puerto Galera has the best nightlife on the island of Mindoro, and it’s one of the reasons why many people choose to stay here.
Take your choice between two of the best nightlife hotspots, each less than 15 minutes away from the Beach Resort and the Dive Resort. Sabang is your destination for gentleman’s clubs and floating bars.
White Beach gives a glimpse into the popular gay culture of the Philippines and lets you party directly on the beach with the sand between your toes. It’s also the prime spot to watch the sun set as well as enjoy one of the specialty drinks of White Beach, the Mindoro Sling
These are just some of the Puerto Galera activities you can do once your here, there’s still a lot for you to discover. So what are you waiting for, book you stay now at BADLADZ and we will help you arrange any Puerto Galera activities you choose.