Reaching Boracay Island now is very accessible by land, sea and air transportations. Tourist can take a flight from Manila Domestic Airport to Boracay either to Kalibo or Caticlan. Flying into Kalibo, Philippine Airlines, Air Philippines and Cebu Pacific have daily flights to Manila and some other destinations. Once in Kalibo, a one and a half hours bus, van or jeepney ride through picturesque surroundings will take you to Caticlan from where all bancas (outriggers) depart for Boracay Beach. Flying into Caticlan by Asian Spirit or Seair, Cebu Pacific, Air Philippines or you can charter your own private plane with Air Ads for an experience of a lifetime. Landing in Caticlan, you have the choice of either hiring a tricycle, van or walking to the Caticlan Jetty Port (pier). Travel by sea is through a ferry. MBRS Lines, Negros Navigations and other passenger vessels have optional scheduled trips from Manila to Caticlan. Moreta Shipping Lines has scheduled trip from Dumaguit to Manila. Other option is the WGA Superferry lines, travels from Manila to Ilo-ilo and sometimes in Dumaguit.. And now there are more vessels offering fast and economical way to travel by sea as the government administration introduced the first connecting trips to some tourist destination islands for the most convenient to travellers. The cheaper route when going to Boracay from Manila is by boat to the town of Dumaguit, or New Washington on the north coast of Panay then by public bus or jeepney to Caticlan or by air-conditioned shuttle bus from Kalibo Airport. There is also an alternate route by boat from surrounding islands like Mindoro and Tablas/Romblon. Tricycles, motorbikes and multicabs (for hire) are the mode of transport within the island.
There are approximately 600 tourism establishment here in the Island consist of bars, restaurants, cottages and resorts, travel agencies, dive shops and hotels. Total tourist arrivals: 596,707 of the year 2007