city of the Philippines in the province of Surigao del Sur

Bislig is in Mindanao.



Bislig is in Surigao del Sur on the eastern side of Mindanao island.

Get in


Bus & minivan

  • There are Bachelor Express Buses from Davao (5-7 hr),Butuan (4-5 hr), Tandag 4-5 hr.
  • a nice bus trip is a long the coast from Bislig to Tandag or Bislig to Mati
  • Philtranco Bus Lines has one bus a day from Manila via Surigao and Tacloban.
  • Minivans to/from Davao and Butuan.


  • The nearest ferry port is the Nasipit port, 27 km from Butuan.

Get around

  • Tricycles. 1st 2 km (1.2 mi) ₱8.00.
  • 1 Enchanted River Hianatuan, +63 917 257 6279. A deep spring river of rather mesmerizing shades of blue and home to numerous species of fish, popularized in a poem called Rio Encantado. Daily feeding by conservationists in the afternoon but swimming disallowed as of 2017.  
  • 2 Tinuy-an Falls. 55 meters high. 18 km from town, a 30-minute tricycle ride.  
  • 3 Baywalk Bislig. Promenade/photo-op along bay.
Hinatuan enchanted river
Tinuy-an Waterfalls of Bislig

Shopping malls & supermarkets

  • Tonys Superstore, Abarca street, corner of P. Lindo street. 9AM-6PM. A small supermarket. high prices.
  • Novo department store, Spiritu street Mangagoy. 9AM-7PM.
  • Gaisano Capital Mall & Gaisanao Supermarket., Andres Soriano Avenue Mangagoy, +63 9176328468. 8AM-7PM.
  • Prince Supermarket., R B Castillo street. 8AM-8PM. Full-size supermarket.

Banks & ATMs

  • PNB Bank Espritu Street' has two 24-hour Visa Card ATMs.
  • Zams, Espiritu street.
  • Gmar Food Court. 7AM-10PM. Breakfast from 7AM-11AM.





There are many budget inns and pension houses in Bislig.

  • 1 Hotel One Eleven, A Barca Street. Fan single/double, A/C rooms.
  • 2 St Francis Pension House, Espirita street. Fan single/double with shared bathroom.
  • 3 Sleep Inn, R. B Castillo street. Fan single or double rooms.
  • 4 Bonsay river view inn, +63 9082255145. A/C double room with own bathroom and cable TV. }.
  • 5 White Palace Inn, +63 9186479133. a/c double rooms with own bathroom and cable TV. ₱550.
  • 6 Pensionne La Salle, +63 86-8538890. Fan single, A/C single.
  • 7 Casa de Babano, p-4 caramam, +63 925 745 1945. Restaurant, bar, wifi, a/c. ₱630.
  • 8 Lopez Residences Inn, Purok 2 P-4a, +63 917 175 4718.



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