Boracay 30-minute Private Paraw Sailing

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Summary

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Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan, Philippines
Duration
30 minutes
Difficulty:
Easy
Languages:
English, Tagalog
Available:
All year
Minimum age:
None

Description

Hop aboard this short cruise and experience a relaxing time on the peaceful waters of Boracay. This tour is perfect for anyone who wants to enjoy this island paradise the classic way, by sailing on a traditional boat called the paraw.

Your guide will meet you at Astoria Boracay’s beachfront along Station 1 or at Bulabog Beach (depending on the season) on your preferred schedule. You will then head to the beach, where your paraw awaits. Paraw is a Cebuano word for a boat with two outriggers, called "katig." It features a large crab-claw sail and a smaller triangle-shaped foresail. Locals typically use these boats for fishing and transporting goods, but over time, it has been used for sailing around the island for recreation.

Upon boarding the boat, you will not be staying in the hull as passengers will be seated on the outriggers. No need to worry about balancing, though, as the crew on the boat has you covered. Once you’re comfortable, you will immediately sail off the coast of the island, riding the gentle waves as you enjoy the scenic view of Boracay’s shoreline. 

Take lots of pictures, or shoot some videos while you cruise along the sea’s surface. You will be taken a few kilometers from the shoreline, and once you’re at the ideal spot, the boat will stop and let you enjoy the surroundings. If you have booked your tour in the afternoon, you will get to see the colorful seascape turn warm shades of orange once the sun begins to set. If you want to catch the sunset at the perfect time, you may upgrade your booking to a sunset cruise.

You will have half an hour of going around Boracay waters on the paraw. Afterward, you will be brought back to your meet-up point along Station 1 or at Bulabog Beach. 

Get ready to sail and see magnificent views of the gorgeous Boracay Island coastline aboard a paraw with this 30-minute tour. Check the availability by choosing a date.

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Included

30-mins Paraw sailing
Boat crew and tour guide assistance
Not Included: Other activities onsite, Meals, Tips and Gratuities

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What to bring

Valid ID
Electronic Copy of Confirmation Voucher
Mobile, Camera & Powerbank with Waterproof Case
Reusable Water Bottle
Sunblock
Swimwear
Personal Sanitation Kit (Alcohol, Tissue, Wet Wipes)
Personal Snacks
Extra Cash in Philippine Pero Currency

Good to know

Tour Information:This private activity is available daily from 9:00AM-5:00 PM . Water activities are held around the front beach during Amihan Season usually during mid-November to May and Bulabog beach during Habagat Season usually from June to mid-November.

Meet-up Information: Guide to the Philippines will send tour reminders at least (1) day before the tour date through your registered email address. Make sure to have the electronic copy of your confirmed tour voucher ready. On the day of the tour, your assigned Tour Guide will meet you at in front of Astoria Station 1 beach front (Amihan season) or Bulabog Beach (Habagat season) at least thirty (30) minutes prior to start of the tour. Strictly no latecomers or tour reservation might be forfeited. To arrange for a private hotel pick-up and drop-off, please email booking@guidetothephilippines.ph. Additional transportation fees apply.

Tour Proper: Please be reminded also to dress appropriately. Be mindful of your personal belongings during the tour.

Children Friendly: Yes. 10 years old and above with adult supervision are allowed in this activity

Pet Friendly: No. Please understand that this is for your fur baby's safety.

Senior Citizen/PWD Friendly: No. Unless given permission by a licensed doctor senior citizens and PWDs are not encouraged to partake in this activity as this is a medium to extreme activity.

Cancellation Policy: The operator may cancel the activity in case of force majeure or unforeseen circumstances like weather conditions. In this case, you will be given the option to reschedule or request a full refund. Schedule cancellation requests must be made 48 hours before your original subject to approval. No shows are not entitled to reschedule and refund.

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