Getting There, Places to Visit, and Things to Do


Being hospitable is one of the most admired traits of Filipinos, which always leaves a mark to foreigners
visiting the Philippines. Called as the “The City of Gentle People”, Dumaguete is known to be a town
where locals treat guests, and even strangers, in a warm, friendly and generous way.

How to Get There

Travelling by ferry is usually a great experience! It’s the perfect opportunity to take travel
photographs, read a book, or just relax with the ones you love.

The following are some of the shipping lines setting course directly to Dumaguete:

Lite Shipping
Super Shuttle Ferry

Where and How to Book

If you want to make your travel more efficient and wanted to avoid the intolerable waiting time of lining
up to acquire ferry tickets, then it’s best that you book your tickets online, at BARKOTA.COM

Barkota Online Booking is a ferry booking site where you can book travel tickets at your
convenience- anytime, anywhere!

Here’s how to book through Barkota.com:
Visit booking.barkota.com.
Select shipping line (2GO, FastCat, Lite Shipping, Medallion, OceanJet, Super Shuttle Ferry)
Choose your itinerary (origin -> destination) and preferred date.
Add passenger/s details (Name, Age, Email, Birthday).
Confirm and Pay! You can pay via Paypal (Credit Card), ML Epay, Online Banking (almost all banks), 7-
Eleven, Over-the-Counter, and Dragonpay.


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Visit to Siliman University’s Anthropology Museum

One of the few educational institutions in the Philippines that have granted full autonomous status by Commission on Higher Education (CHED), Siliman University has their Anthropology Museum which has collections composed of archaeological items from all over Negros and parts of Mindanao and ethnological items from the various indigenous groups from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.

Stroll around Rizal Boulevard

One of the most famous spots in Dumaguete, this boulevard is close to coffee shops, restaurants, bars and other establishments. Lined with benches overlooking the sea, relish the moment watching the sunrise and sunset.

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Pray at St. Catherine of Alexandria Cathedral

Known as the oldest stone church in Negros Island, St. Catherine of Alexandria Cathedral is situated in Perdices Street for hundreds of years and has been reconstructed in the year 1885. Right beside the Dumaguete Cathedral is its Belfry Tower, which was built for locals to protect them from Muslim marauders.

Where to Stay

1.) The Flying Fish Hostel

Address: 32 Bantayan, Hibbard Ave, Dumaguete
Phone: 0956 796 8820

2.) Casa Arrieta Hostel

Address: 142 Hibbard Ave, Dumaguete
Phone: 0917 532 4543

3.) Gabby’s Bed and Breakfast

Address: Cimafranca Subdivision, Clay Town, Daro, Dumaguete
Phone: 0906 328 3374

4.) Antwet Backpackers Hostel

Address: Capitol Site, Dumaguete
Phone: 0922 297 4134

5). Bongo Bongo Divers

Address: J. Basa St, Dauin, Dumaguete
Phone: 0906 202 2152

Make 2020 a year of experiencing new adventures! Discover the wonders of Dumaguete today and book your ferry tickets ahead at Barkota.com.