Welcome To Dumaguete
Dumaguete City is a city in the Philippine province of Negros Oriental . It is the capital, principal seaport, and largest city of Negros Oriental. It’s no question that the people of this city are conferred as “The Gentle People of the Philippines”. Aside from being the gentle citizen, they are one of the most friendly, accommodating & the soft-spoken society.
The city attracts a considerable number of foreign tourists because of easy ferry access from Cebu City, the availability of beach resorts and dive sites, and the attraction of dolphin and whale watching in nearby Bais Bay.
Things To Do
Twin Lakes of Balinsasayao & Danao
Negros Oriental Arts and Heritage (NOAH)
Pagsalsalan Twin Falls
How To Get There
Two daily flights direct to and from Metro Manila to Dumaguete, one in the morning for Cebu Pacific Air and one in the afternoon for Philippines Airlines. Travel time is only an hour and 10 minutes.
From Cebu is an early morning flight to Dumaguete and vice versa on Monday, Wednesday and Friday available.
Ships are available from Metro Manila to Dumaguete with a travel time of 36 hours. From Cebu City, take a fast ferry craft that reaches Dumaguete in 4 hours.
By Land From Cebu to Dumaguete City
Bus liner leaves every hour from its Cebu terminal to the town of Bato where it boards a barge that will cross Tañon Strait. The barge then docks at Tampi, a port in Negros, the bus liner disembarks and takes you all the way to Dumaguete City in less than an hour. Total travel time is approximately 5-6 hours at regular speed.