Mactan is an island near Cebu which is separated by Mactan Channel. There are two bridges that are connecting the island to Cebu. The Marcelo Fernan Bridge and Mandaue Bridge.
The island is administered as one city and a municipality. The city of Lapu Lapu and the Cordova municipality. It is a densely populated island.
You can find the second busiest airport in the Philippines there, it is the Mactan Cebu International Airport.
There are numerous activities that you can do and places you can explore when visiting the island.
The top ten activities you can do are: Visit the Lapu Lapu Shrine, Philippine’s first hero. Enjoy watching marine animals at the Nalusuan Island Marine Sanctuary and San Vicente Marine Sanctuary.
Visit the historical Magellan Shrine. Go shark diving and island hopping. Take a tour to Caohagan Island and Gilutongan Island. Enjoy visiting the Island Aquarium.
This island is a portal to several islands and underwater adventures. Island hopping and boat tours are one of the best that the island has to offer.