Top Tourist Spots in Quezon Province [And How To Get There]

The province of Quezon is home to some of the most beautiful hidden gems in the Philippines. With its close proximity to Manila, many weekend warriors and travelers choose to visit the ultimate tourist spots in Quezon. From the metro, a bus ride only takes up to 3-4 hours before you can enjoy the stunning beauty of the province.

Must-Visit Tourist Spots in Quezon Province, Philippines

Borawan Island

When it comes to popular beach and camping destination in Quezon, Borawan Island is a perfect choice. There are available cottages you can rent for an overnight stay. The pristine white sand and crystal clear water make it the best place for swimming and other beach activities.

Borawan Island | Photo by under Nicolas Asenjo creative commons

Dampalitan Island

Another camping destination, the Dampalitan beach offers a great view of the ocean with cottages and trees decorating the white sand island. You can also bring your hammock or tent under the pine trees for some relaxation. At night, you can set a bonfire and have a good time with friends and family. Read our DIY Travel Guide to Dampalitan Island.

Dampalitan Island | Photo by Edss Tolentino

Kamay ni Hesus Shrine

One of the most visited tourist spots in Quezon is the Kamay ni Hesus Shrine. This is a famous pilgrimage destination where you can pray for healing and attend a healing mass. Atop the hill is the Ascending Jesus Christ statue with a height of 50 feet.

Kamay Ni Jesus Shrine | Photo by under Nicolas Asenjo creative commons

Cagbalete Island

From Mauban town, the boat ride to Cagbalete Island only takes an hour. While on board the boat, you can enjoy the stunning beauty of the island perfect for snorkeling, swimming, horseback riding, bird watching, and island hopping. Check out our DIY Travel Guide to Cagbalete.

Cagbalete Island | Photo by Edss Tolentino

MV Neneng Boat Schedule between Mauban Port and Cagbalete Port

Mauban Port to Cagbalete: 11:00 AM / Fare: Php100
Cagbalete to Mauban Port: 7:00 AM / Fare: Php100

Villa Escudero

While showcasing our country’s cultural heritage, life customs, and cuisine, you will find Villa Escudero in an interesting 800-hectare coconut plantation with resort amenities. The waterfall restaurant is what made this tourist spot popular for travelers.

Lucban Church

Located in A. Racelis Avenue, Lucban, Quezon, the Lucban Church is a must-visit site in the province. This is called the San Luis Obispo de Tolosa Parish Church with baroque architecture. It’s well preserved and maintained to stand the test of time despite some minor damages due to harsh weather conditions. Pilgrims drop by the church to pay respect and recite their prayers when visiting Quezon Province.

Tayabas Church

As one of the most impressive tourist spots in Quezon, you shouldn’t miss the Tayabas Church or Minor Basilica of Saint Micheal the Archangel in your bucket list. It’s a century-old church for Roman Catholics with amazing baroque style architecture. The structure was built during the Spanish era.

Tayabas Church
Tayabas Church

How to get to Quezon Province

Bus Terminals in Buendia and in Kamuning have direct routes to Lucena Grand Terminal. The fare is around Php 200 to 260. Travel time is around 3 hours. We highly recommend that you take the first trip to avoid traffic and delays.


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