For those with kids especially, for your ease and convenience, you might wish to bring your own car to Batangas Port. The South Luzon Expressway upgrading works are complete and connect directly to the Star Tollway which in turn takes you right to the gates of Batangas Port.
Driving time from Manila to the port is 1 hour 15 mins to 1 hour 30 mins and there is secure and inexpensive parking available close to the pier. If you are spending a long time in the area and would like to have the benefit of your vehicle during your stay, there is now a RoRo ferry service between Batangas and Puerto Galera, alternatively, you might wish to travel on one of the RoRos that ply between Batangas and Calapan. The drive from Calapan to Tribal Hills takes approximately 1 hour to 1 hour 30 mins but does enjoy the bonus of passing by the Tamaraw Falls waterfall and wonderful sea views along the road.
There are frequent services direct to Batangas Port from bus stations located at Taft Ave., Buendia and Cubao. There is also a tourist bus service available, Sikat, departing at 8:30 daily from the City State Tower Hotel in Malate. Travel time to Batangas by bus is approximately 2 hours.
Batangas – Puerto Galera Crossing
There are numerous ferry services providing transportation from Batangas Port to Puerto Galera. In the morning there are several sailings every hour. The body of water that lies between Luzon and the island of Mindoro is known as the Verde Island Passage and is so called because of Verde Island which sits in the center of the channel midway between Batangas and Puerto Galera. The ferries which make the crossing are large, well-equipped vessels manned by well-trained crews and complete with a full complement of life jackets.
Crossing on a ferry generally takes about 1 hour and 30 mins. In addition to the some ferries available there is also the RoRo which, in addition to vehicles also carries passengers. The RoRo is a slower vessel which takes 1 hour and 30 mins to 2 hours to complete the crossing.
Puerto Galera – Tribal Hills Nature Park
On arrival and departure, we will arrange free shuttle transfer from a designated collection point at White Beach to Tribal Hills and vice versa.
From Resort, we have Free Shuttle Service that operates every day with a round trip from the resort to and from Aninuan Beach, Talipanan and White Beach.