BUCAS GRANDE SOCORRO SURIGAO DEL NORTE: Getting In And Where To Stay. If you’re only going for a full day island hopping tour, you do not need to go to Socorro port. You may simply go to Hayanggabon port and from there you may hire a private boat for your Bucas Grande island hoping and Sohoton Cove Tour. Standard rate is Php3,500 at Hayanggabon port and Php2,500 at Socorro port. You may contact Naigel Dizon at 09081802756 | 09303360765 or in Facebook for your Bucas Grande Island hopping tour. Depending on the number of guests, he may be able to give you a price lower than the standard rate since he owns the boat
But for whatever good reason you might have, here’s how to get to Bucas Grande, Socorro, Surigao Del Norte. Please note that Bucas Grande is more popularly known as Soccoro.
From Surigao City. Option 1. From either the airport or bus terminal, ride a tricycle or a jeepney/multicab (about 10 minutes and costs Php9) going to Pier 1. From there, ride a ferry going to Socorro. The ferry leaves anytime from 11AM-12 noon, Mondays to Saturdays. The trip takes about 2 hours and costs P200+. Option 2. Go to the bus station (a short walk from the airport) and ride a bus bound for Tandag City, or a van, or a jeepney going to Claver, then get off at Hayanggabon port. This takes about 1.5 hour and costs Php100, more or less. At Hayanggabon port, ride a public boat going to Socorro port. Travel time is approximately 1 hour and costs P100. Schedule of trips: 7AM, 11AM, 4PM. The boat however leaves only when it’s full, so this means that it may leave earlier or a little bit late.
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