FastCat brings you to the gateway to Bohol Adventures - Tubigon

By Miong - Saturday, July 22, 2017

FastCat’s vision is to provide an efficient form of transportation that can easily interconnect cities to even the most remote places in Visayas and Mindanao. With their most modern and professionally-run vessel company in the Philippines, this vision is within reached now. Furthermore, FastCat is expecting the arrival of 30 more these secure and lavishly supercharged leviathans to create connecting trips from Bohol to Leyte and from Bohol to Camiguin and all the way to Cagayan de Oro.

Tubigon Bohol as seen from the front Deck

FastCat is now on full business operation with a fleet of 10 brand-new double-hulled catamarans that not only provide a convenient form of transportation but a safe and superior service that Filipinos deserve. FastCat now sails the Philippine archipelago through the following routes:
  • Batangas to Calapan (Mindoro)
  • Bulalacao (Mindoro) to Caticlan (Aklan)
  • Matnog (Sorsogon) to San Isidro (Northern Samar)
  • Iloilo (Panay) to Bacolod (Negros Occidental)
  • San Carlos (Negros Occidental) to Toledo (Cebu)
  • Liloan (Southern Leyte) to Lipata (Surigao del Norte)
  • Dumaguete (Negros Oriental) to Dapitan (Zamboanga del Norte).

FastCat Passenger Entrance

With Cebu (Central Visayas) to Tubigon (Bohol) route, ferrying to the gateway to Bohol Island will only take 1.5 hour, Bohol’s the scenic countryside through Tubigon will welcome you.

Tubigon Loom Weavers Cooperative Showroom

Tick off your souvenirs list while shopping at Tubigon Loom Weavers. See how the locals of Tubigon Bohol craft their famous Looms.

Tubigon Loom Weavers Cooperative Factory

Shop while helping the locals and their Loomweavers group earn since weaving serves as the main source of income in the area.

Tubigon Loom Weavers Cooperative Sample Products

After Tubigon, you may now start your countryside tour as you transfer from this town to Central Bohol where the marvelous Chocolate Hills awaits visitors.

CHAP Bohol Grand Entrance

There are several options how to grab adventures with Bohols Chocolate Hills, Chocolate Hills Adventure Park of CHAP is one of them, different angle to view the Hills versus the usual Chocolate Hills Monument site. CHAP offers several activities that can be done onsite such as Tree Top Rope Challenges, Zipline (in a bike) or just a plain walk until you reach the viewing deck offering you the green vegetation of Carmen Bohol and its Hills.

Chocolate Hills as seen from CHAP viewing deck

After Carmen, Bilar town will lead you the picturesque Man-Made Forest.

And of course,a visit to the most gentle, miniscle primate, The Tarsier as viewed at the Philippine Tarsier Sanctuary.

'Carlito Syrichta' or Tarsier

Exit from the Bohol Countryside and experience downtown Bohol and learn from Bohol's curators at the National Museum in Tagbilaran City. The key takeaway here are the historical milestones of the Province of Bohol including their restoration of the centuries old Churches that has been hit by the an Earthquake.

The National Museum, Tagbilaran Bohol

An important site to drop by at the downtown Tagbilaran is the very site of the Blood Compact, behind is the beautiful island of Panglao, home of Bohol's world class Beach Resorts and an International Airport soon.

Blood Compact Site, Tagbilaran Bohol

Archipelago Philippine Ferries Corporation (APFC) who runs FastCat has also partnered with Philtranco and Jam Transit group, who will station their buses at FastCat’s ports to give passengers and businesses a smooth land and sea transportation.

FastCat M11 Vessel as it docks at Cebu Pier Tres

FastCat can accommodate 275 passengers, 34 cars, and seven trucks or buses in its 300-meter lanes. With televisions sets, air conditioned spaces, a canteen, luggage area and a dedicated elevator for the disabled with storage for wheel chair. FastCat’s double-hull catamarans, which come from Australia, make the ship more stable and are made to suit the Philippine waters. It also has 10 watertight compartments and no ballasts, making it safer, lighter and faster than the average Roll-On, Roll Off vessels.

Comfortable and Convenient Ride, on the background is the Malacañan of the South, Cebu City

FastCat Catamarans are powered by four internationally-classed and ABS-certified Yanmar engines. Typical shipping containers usually take between 12 to 14 days to reach their destination. In comparison, FastCat roros only take 22 to 24 hours from Cebu to Manila and back, making it an efficient way to transport goods.

Information about FastCat’s trips, schedules and fares? Visit the follwoign links (Facebook Page)

Also check out Philtranco and JAM liner’s trips on their social media accounts at: and

FastCat now brings you the Gateway of Bohol - Tubigon posted at Cebu Events Blog

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