DIY Travel Guide: Malalison/Mararison Island Solo Backpacking


Tourists call it Malalison Island. Locals say it’s Mararison.
I call it Paradise.

 Malalison Island is quite small.
Tho, It is now being called The Batanes of Visayas.

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From Kalibo: Take the Ceres bus bound for San Jose, Antique. Tell the driver to drop you off Culasi, Antique. Travel time is approximately 2 hours.  Fare is P150php per person (P110 for students)

From Iloilo City: Go to the Molo Bus and Van Terminal and take the bus for Culasi, Antique (3-4 hours). Fare is P200 per person.

From Boracay, Caticlan:At the Caticlan terminal, buses and vans plying the Iloilo via San Jose, Antique route can take you directly to Culasi Antique.

Culasi Port to Mararison Island: At Culasi Port, you can rent a boat going to the island. Standard rate is 150 pesos/person round trip maximum of 5 people. But if you are…

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