Corregidor Island Travel Guide – Cavite

Corregidor Island in Cavite is not just about wonderful sceneries but is also about great stories of World War II. It’s not just a journey to a beautiful island but a journey to the past as well.

North Dock of Corregidor Island, Cavite
Corregidor Island’s North Dock

 

Corregidor Island During World War II

Long before Arnold Schwarzenegger made the famous line “I’ll be back!” in the 1984 movie The Terminator, General Douglas McArthur already said “I shall return!” way back on March 20, 1942.

General Douglas McArthur's statue in Corregidor Island, Cavite
General Douglas McArthur’s statue

Though he didn’t come back through a time portal naked, he did honor his word and made a big come back on October 20, 1944, in Leyte. Like the Terminator, he was wearing large sunglasses and has the same goal of helping liberate the people.

Heavy Weapons of Corregidor Island, Cavite
Corregidor Island’s Heavy Weapons

 

United States Aid

General McArthur’s noble act of convincing the U.S. government that helping the Philippines is part of their moral obligation was highly appreciated by the Filipinos. A statue in honor of him was erected in Corregidor Island to prove how thankful the Filipinos are to him.

Mammoth Guns of Corregidor Island, Cavite
Mammoth Guns

Like what happened in the movie The Terminator, his act of valor in the past helped liberate the future. I’m sure that his rescue mission will be appreciated by many generations of Filipinos to come.

 

Corregidor Island Attractions

Scenic Views
Heavy Artillery
Ruins
Malinta Tunnel
Pacific War Memorial Museum
Statues and Symbolic Structures

 

How To Get Corregidor Island?

The only way to tour this island is through Sun Cruises’ tour packages. The island is part of Cavite Province but to get there, you need to go to the Manila Bay dock shown in the map below.

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SunCruises Packages 2019

Reservation required prior to travel date.

Day Tour Rates

Corregidor Historical Tram Tour (Weekend) – From: ₱3,358.00 ₱2,500.00 – 1 day
Corregidor Historical Tram Tour (Weekday) – From: ₱3,629.00 ₱2,650.00 – 1 day

Explore Corregidor’s Memorial War Zone on a tram for a vibrant and historical experience as the tour guide tells you all about the hardships of Filipino and American soldiers.

A. Day Tour – Weekday – Adult Rate – ₱3,358.00 / person
B. Day Tour – Weekday – Child Rate (3-11 yrs. old) – ₱1,944.00

C. Day Tour – Weekend – Adult Rate – ₱3,629.00 / person
D. Day Tour – Weekend – Child rate (3-11 yrs. old) – ₱1,944.00

Weekday Inclusions:
Island entrance fee
Buffet lunch
Island tour
RT Ferry
Day Tour Kit
TOTAL – ₱ 3,358.00

Weekend Inclusions:
Island entrance fee
Buffet lunch
Island tour
RT Ferry
Day Tour Kit
TOTAL – ₱ 3,629.00

CORREGIDOR ADVENTURE / TEAMBUILDING (THE ROCK CHALLENGE)

Mental and physical tasks are given in exchange for clues hidden around Corregidor in this adventure race. It’s perfect for team building and having fun in the sun as well as discovering more of Corregidor.

Rate – ₱3,500.00/person

– Weekday / Weekend
– Minimum 15 pax

Inclusions:
Round-trip ferry transfers (Manila – Corregidor – Manila)
Corregidor Adventure Game
Shrine and island entrance fees
Buffet lunch with one round of pandan juice; short tour
Adventure Kit

BIKE CORREGIDOR PACKAGE

₱2,500.00 1 day

If walking isn’t for you but getting a little bit of fitness in is still a priority, our Bike Corregidor Tour makes for the perfect choice. Also, it’s a more scenic route. Bikers bring their own bike. (Minimum of 5 persons)

₱2,500.00/person(Bring your own bike)

Inclusions:
Round trip ferry transfer
Bike Cargo fee
Bike tour with a trail guide
Buffet Lunch with one round pandan juice

Overnight Packages

CORREGIDOR INN – OVERNIGHT RATE PACKAGE (DOUBLE-SHARING ROOM) – WEEKEND
₱7,500.00 ₱6,900.00

Overnight stay for 2 person

Inclusions:
Complimentary Round-trip Ferry Transfers
Overnight Accommodation at Corregidor Inn
Shrine and Island entrance fees
Guided Island Tour via Tranvia Bus
Buffet Lunch – Day 1
Plated Breakfast – Day 2
Day Tour Kit

CORREGIDOR INN – OVERNIGHT RATE PACKAGE (DOUBLE-SHARING ROOM) – WEEKDAY
₱7,500.00 ₱6,000.00

Overnight stay for 2 person

Inclusions:
Complimentary Round-trip Ferry Transfers
Overnight Accommodation at Corregidor Inn
Shrine and Island entrance fees
Guided Island Tour via Tranvia Bus
Buffet Lunch – Day 1
Plated Breakfast – Day 2
Day Tour Kit

Website: https://corregidorphilippines.com/

Buying Tickets

To buy a ticket, you can either visit their ticketing office or book online through SunCruises’ Online Booking site or SM Tickets site.


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Corregidor Island Map

CorregidorMap

Explorer’s Tip

– Make sure to read all the signboards when visiting the tourist attractions. I’ve seen English speaking foreigners who were climbing up the large cannons even if there’s a large signboard (written in English) which clearly says that it’s strictly prohibited.

– Make sure to be there 30 minutes before the time, not to give you an allowance time to rest but because it’s part of their policy.

– Pregnant women are strictly not allowed to travel.

– Don’t skip the Lights and Sound Show at the Malinta Tunnel. It’s one of the best parts of our travel.

8 thoughts on “Corregidor Island Travel Guide – Cavite”

    • Hi Krizza,

      I tried their online booking this coming April 3, 2015 and I got no restriction despite the holiday. Just to make sure, please verify with Sun Cruises directly using the number: (632) 834-6857

      Have a happy holiday!
      -EJ

      Reply

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