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Where to go in Dumaguete and Negros Oriental? Achieve your travel goals with this list of beautiful destinations, top things to do, must-see places, tourist spots & more.

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Dumaguete Travel Guide

Extremely chill Dumaguete is the jump-off point to Apo Island. If swimming with sea turtles is on your bucketlist, one of the best places to go is Apo Island, a protected marine sanctuary with sprawling coral gardens. From Dumaguete, you can also visit Siquijor Island and the many waterfalls, lakes & mountain resorts of Negros Oriental province.

Dumaguete Airport is about an hour south of Manila by plane. You can also fly directly from Cebu. The flight only takes 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can get to Dumaguete by bus+ferry from Cebu. The bus+ferry journey takes around 6 hours.

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Where to Stay in Dumaguete

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City Sightseeing Tours in Dumaguete

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