Category: Coron

One of the most popular day tours in Coron is the Island Escapades tour. This whole-day island-hopping adventure typically includes lunch and makes stops at three amazing islands. Depending on the tour operator that you choose, prices may vary slightly and the order that the stops are visited may change around as well. This guide will help you know what to expect on the Island Escapades Tour of Coron and hopefully help you prepare for your trip so that you enjoy as much as possible.

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The coastal area of Coron Island known as Twin Lagoon is undoubtedly one of the most impressive geological features in the region, especially when viewed from above. Some of these large sunken blue holes formed by karst limestone are nearly perfect circles, and the shallow, rocky reefs that surround them are full of marine life. The collapsed areas of limestone form deep pools of blue, differentiating themselves from the shallower surrounding waters. Many tour guides and boatmen choose the twin lagoon location to prepare lunch

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Without a doubt, the most unassuming destinations in all of Coron, Palawan are its many coral gardens. Completely hidden from a topside (above water) view, and totally void of nautical markings, locating these hidden gems known as the coral gardens takes a skilled Bankero (boatman) and navigator. This article is all about the Lusong Coral Gardens in particular, and will help inform you on what to expect, what to bring along, to make your visit as enjoyable as possible. What to Bring to the Coral

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The tiny, inhabited island known as Pass Island in the waters surrounding Coron, is a popular destination for island hopping tours to relax and get lunch, despite being one of the furthest destinations from the town proper. With nearly two hours (2hrs) travel time by motorboat from Coron’s town harbor, tourists often wonder what is the draw to Pass island… until they arrive. Activities Galore Because the island is inhabited, there is a twenty-four (24) hour workforce available to sculpt, manicure, clean and build

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With a travel time of about an hour and a half (1.5 hrs) from Coron’s harbor, Banana Island is not exactly close; though tourists (maybe not so) quickly find out that this is very common for Coron’s long list of island hopping tour destinations. The good news is that the tours are planned well enough that the groups of islands you visit will all be relatively close to each other; thereby limiting the long transit times to the beginning and end of

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There is no doubt that one of the more famous and most photographed locations in Coron is Kayangan Lake. This brackish water pool (a mixture of fresh and salt water) is said to be one of the cleanest, and clearest in all of the Philippines. While “in all of the Philippines” is a term that can certainly feel like it is being overused, “clean” is not one of those terms typically included; so to hear that definition being thrown around incites interest to many would-be

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The most iconic landmark in all of Coron is Mt Tapyas. This is the mountain bearing the large sign spelling out the name of the city in large white letters. At night, it is liit up and can continue to be seen even once the sun has set. This landmark can be seen from just about anywhere in the city, and is the first recognizable sight when returning to Coron Harbor from a day of island hopping. Not many places make this very clear, but

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Coron is filled with amazing locations, both underwater and above, featuring sunken Japanese World War II wrecks, coral reefs and unique tropical islands that would qualify as paradise on earth, according to most people’s standards. Malacapuya certainly fits that description, but this tiny gem of an island is often times overlooked because of its jaw-dropping island neighbors. One could even go as far as saying that Malacapuya Island is an underrated destination in Coron. The highlight is no surprise: the beach! The highlight that

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With such large distances between the Philippines and the western world, TIME is typically the most prized resource when traveling there. This is also the case when traveling to even more remote locations on Palawan island, known as the Philippines “Last Frontier”. The two most remote of destinations on Palawan are El Nido and Coron, and tourists are often faced with having to choose between the two. This article will go over some of the similarities and differences between El Nido and Coron, and talk

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