Island Water has ferry trips every day from Batangas to Balatero, Puerto Galera and vice versa. The ships will depart from the Port of Batangas and the Balatero Port in Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro. The shipping vessel for this route is the Island Biri.
|Batangas Departure||Balatero Departure|
|5:45 AM||7:00 AM|
|8:15 AM||10:25 AM|
|12:15 PM||2:00 PM|
|4:00 PM||5:25 PM|
The first fastcraft trip from Batangas departs at 5:45 AM and the last trip is at 4:00 PM. Meanwhile, the first trip from Balatero departs at 7:00 AM with the last trip at 5:25 PM.
There are additional trips during Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays.
- Batangas to Balatero – 6:30 PM
- Balatero to Batangas – 8:00 PM
The estimated travel time between Batangas and Balatero is around one hour.
The passenger fare depends on the accommodation that you choose. For the Island Biri vessel, you can choose between the Tourist class and VIP class. Students, senior citizens, PWDs, and children get a discount.
|Children (4-11 y.o.)||₱160||₱250|
|Children (0-3 y.o.)||FREE||FREE|
Passengers in the VIP class get unlimited coffee, water, and one pastry.
The fare is inclusive of 15 kilograms of luggage. If you go above that, there is an additional charge of 25 PHP.
Booking & ReservationFIND TICKETS FOR ROUTE
You can book your tickets online on their official website or by heading to any Island Water ticketing office. You could also do it by phone by using the contact numbers they’ve provided which you can find in the next section.
Here are the different contact numbers you can use for inquiries or for trip reservations & bookings:
Hotels & Resorts
- OceanJet Batangas-Balatero
- Starlite Ferries Batangas-Puerto Galera
- Montenegro Lines Batangas-Puerto Galera
There are ferry trips daily from Cebu to Tagbilaran and vice versa. The first trip from Batangas departs at 5:45 AM, while from Balatero it’s 7:00 AM. The travel time is around one hour. The regular passenger fare is 320 PHP for the Tourist class and 500 PHP for the VIP class.
About Island Water
Island Water by Shogun Ships is a new ferry service in the Philippines. They currently operate fast crafts or passenger-only boats mostly around the Visayas region. Their list of destinations includes Cebu, Bohol, Hagnaya, Santa Fe, Tilik, Nasugbu, Masbate, Castilla, Sorsogon, Legazpi, Albay, Batangas, Balatero, Puerto Galera.
For the full list of ferry routes by Island Water, check out the Island Water page.