Oslob Cebu

About Oslob

Oslob has 21 barangays. The populated barangay is Poblacion and according to expert estimation, their population in this town is about 4000 people. There are many interesting places to check in this town like the biggest church called The Church of Immaculate Conception located in the middle of their Poblacion. Nearby that area is the Cuartel Ruins and in 2019 there are hotels being built to sustain the demand of guests visiting the town.

The southern part of Oslob that is called Tan-Awan is where the most famous attraction called Whaleshark Interaction. It is about 9 kilometers away from Poblacion. You need a shuttle car to go to this site. Nearby that area is where Tumalog Falls is found.

Oslob is the oldest town in the south of Cebu. Other famous tourist destinations that are listed below:

Oslob is one of the places you can visit in the south part of Cebu. It is about 118km away from Cebu City and it will take about 3-3 1/2 hrs travel by vehicle. It is known to be the top tourist destination where you can encounter and view Whalesharks in a distance.

Oslob Barangays

Alo, Bangcogon, Bonbon, Calumpang, Canangca-an, Calumpang, Can-ukban, Cansalo-ay, Daanlungsod, Gawi, Hagdan, Lagunde, Looc, Luka, Mainit, Manlum, Nueva Caceres, Poblacion, Pungtod, Tan-awan and Tumalog.

Main Industry

The main industries of Oslob are the following:

  1. Fishing – Most of the residence in this municipality are fisherman.
  2. Tourism – In the year 2016-2020 tourism grew big. The government organized these fisherman to guide tourist during whaleshark watching.
  3. Farming – They only have small scale farming due to unfertiled soil.

Oslob Business Establishments

There are small businesses and more big companies establishing their businesses in the town of Oslob. The following businesses are listed below:

  1. Hospital
  2. 7 Eleven
  3. Oslob Rural Bank
  4. Oslob Public Market
  5. Julies Bakeshop
  6. DBP ATM
  7. RGT Gasoline Station
  8. Goldilocks
  9. Palawan Pawnshop


  1. The Big Js
  2. Casa De Estefania
  3. Adelaida Pastries