Palawan Island Hopping Tours
The best way to experience Palawan is by joining island hopping tours. Palawan is home to a seemingly endless amount of scenic green islands, clear waters and beautiful white beaches. Hop on these tours and see the stunning islands of El Nido, Coron, Puerto Princesa, and San Vicente/Port Barton.

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Palawan Island Hopping Tours

The best way to experience Palawan is by joining island hopping tours. Palawan is home to a seemingly endless amount of scenic green islands, clear waters and beautiful white beaches. Hop on these tours and see the stunning islands of El Nido, Coron, Puerto Princesa, and San Vicente/Port Barton.
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El Nido Island Hopping Tour D | Highlights of Miniloc and Cadlao Island

Get ready for an exciting island-hopping escapade as you visit some of the most beautiful sites in El Nido, Palawan. This shared island hopping Tour D is perfect for those wanting to visit breathtaking beaches, caves, and lagoons during their vacation trip on the island. Your rendezvous will be at the Caera’s Office-Town Proper, where your driver and tour guide will be waiting for you. From there, you will be dropped off at El Nido Town Beach and will head straight to Miniloc Island aboard a boat. Once on the island, you will be guided to your first destination, the Small Lagoon. The lagoon resembles a small swimming pool with calm greenish-blue water that sparkles when hit by the sun. Its location makes it the perfect spot for photo-ops as its perimeter is surrounded by limestone cliffs with greeneries growing on them. Feel free to dip in the pool to douse the heat. In addition to swimming, Miniloc Island also offers other activities such as snorkeling, kayaking, and paddle boarding. Afterward, your boat will take you to Pasandigan Beach in Cadlao Island. It is one of the diving sites included in your itinerary where plenty of astounding corals await. You will then make your way to Paradise Beach. From the name itself, the beach offers a paradise-like vibe as you wade in its turquoise water, get a tan on its white sand, or have a picnic under the shade of coconut trees. After enjoying the seascape, you will head next to another famous attraction in Cadlao, the Ubugon Cave for a little spelunking. The unique formations of the stalactites and stalagmites inside the cave do not disappoint. Lastly, you will visit Natnat Beach to cap off the day. You can relax on its wide blanket of white sand, do underwater exploration, or take pictures with the limestone cliffs and walls. Pack your swimwear and ready your beach gear for this full-day tour of Miniloc and Cadlao Islands in El Nido, Palawan. Check availability by choosing a date.
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Duration:
8 hours
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El Nido Island Hopping Tour C with Lunch | Hidden Beach, Islands & More

Embark on an epic adventure as you hop from one island to the next in El Nido, Palawan. If white beaches, picturesque landscapes, and water activities fill you with joy, then this shared island hopping Tour C is perfect for you. A tour van will be ready for you at Caera's Office-Town Proper where you'll meet your guide for the day. From there, you will head to Bacuit Bay where you will board a boat to your first destination, Hidden Beach. As its name suggests, the Hidden Beach can be found behind two humongous rocks. To get to the site, you will have to wear your life vest and swim toward these rocks until you reach the strip of white sand within. No need to worry if you’re a non-swimmer since the guides will be with you all the way. Once you get there, you will be greeted by its surreal beauty — limestone rock formations, clear water, white sand, and abundant marine life that is surely worth discovering. From there, you will head straight to Matinloc Island. Around the perimeter of the island are plenty of hard and soft corals, along with a variety of fishes that comes with different colors, patterns, and sizes. You will be given ample time for snorkeling so get your gears ready. If you want a break from the beach, you can enjoy exploring the island where you can visit an ancient shrine located not too far from the shore. You will proceed to Helicopter Island afterward. From afar, the island forms the shape of a helicopter, hence its name. You can lay down on its powdery cream sand and get a tan, or take a selfie with the towering cliffs and tranquil water as the background. You can enjoy more cool waters and powdery sand at your next destination, Secret Beach. The place is famous for its rocky and shallow water. Your island-hopping escapade will end in Tapiutan Island which is another perfect snorkeling site in the province. Come aboard and catch sight of El Nido’s best islands and white beaches packed in just one day. Check availability by choosing a date.
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8 hours
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Port Barton Palawan Shared Island Hopping with Lunch from San Vicente

Hop onboard this island-hopping tour that will take you on an adventure to the paradise-like islands on the west coast of Palawan in Port Barton. With an itinerary complete with fun-filled activities out in the sun, this trip is sure to please those who love the beaches and secluded places. This tour offers a pick-up service from the town of San Vicente. You will be taken to the drop-off point where a boat awaits you. You will then sail across the famous emerald green water of Palawan to the first island stop, Paradise Island. Paradise Island boasts of fine white-sand beach. Some portions of the beach are covered with large rocks, making the clear aquamarine water here cool and calm. This is the perfect site where both kids and adults can enjoy. Apart from beach bumming and photo-ops, you can also snorkel at the southern side of the island, where the well-preserved coral reefs are at. Your tour continues to Exotic Island, which is also a haven of fine white sand and crystalline water. Like Paradise Island, Exotic Island also has a coral reef just a short distance from the shore. Feel free to snorkel in the water and take photos on the northern end of the island where there are rocks dramatically pointing sideward. Your last stop for the day will be German Island. On the southeastern side of the landmass, you will find a resort that offers huts and hammocks where you can relax and doze off. There are also plenty of corals offshore that you can check out. If you’re feeling lucky, there are adorable sea turtles visiting the area from time to time.  Make your Palawan escapade unforgettable with this island-hopping journey off the coast of Port Barton. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
8 hours
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All year
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Linapacan Island Hopping Tour | Pick up from El Nido

Make the most of your tropical holiday in Palawan by going on the Linapacan Islands Tour. This special island hopping tour lets you cruise on a private outrigger boat that takes you farther out of Bacuit Bay in Palawan. This tour is the best way to experience the stunning beauty of El Nido’s remote islands. Your tour will start early in the morning. Your guide will pick you up from your accommodation in El Nido Town or  Corong-Corong area. You will be driven to the port where you will board the private banca (outrigger boat). Enjoy the boat ride and listen up as your guide briefs you on the day’s activities, as well as tourism guidelines. The Linapacan group of islands is northern Palawan’s best-kept secret. Linapacan is blessed with several picturesque islands perfect for swimming and snorkeling. Grab your goggles, and jump off the boat. Bathe in the emerald waters teeming with marine life. Marvel at one of the unspoiled snorkeling spots at your own pace. One of the islands you will be visiting on this tour is Pical Island. Savor the breathtaking beauty of Pical by lounging on its shallow, crystal waters. You may also explore the nearby village and interact with the locals. You will also be stopping by an uninhabited island – Maosanon. Be amazed by its gorgeous long powdery white sand beach. One of the remote islands, Maosanon offers you a private island feel. Plunge into the clear waters and enjoy the island all to yourselves while waiting for your lunch to be prepared. Your final stop is Magransing Island – also an uninhabited island. Magransing boasts a narrow shoreline with the finest white sand, clear waters, and a long sand bar. The other side of the island has interesting white marble rocks, which you can also explore while frolicking around. Explore Palawan’s hidden gems and enjoy the province’s less-crowded beaches by joining this Linapacan island-hopping tour. Check the availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
10 hours
Available:
All year
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El Nido Island Hopping Tour B | An Islands & Caves Combo with Lunch

Add excitement to your Palawan holiday with this island hopping tour that will let you explore the exhilarating display of El Nido’s natural raw beauty. This shared island hopping Tour B appeals to nature lovers and adventure seekers who are in search of the perfect beach and cave adventure combination. You will meet your guide in Caera's Office in El Nido in the morning. From there, you will hop on the tour van and travel to Bacuit Bay where your boat awaits to take you to your first destination, Snake Island. Snake Island's name may be quite eerie, but the place is perfectly safe and has no snakes at all. It is called as such because of the shape of the curving sandbar that connects the island to the mainland. Enjoy walking on its beautiful white sand as you leave your footprints behind and experience the feeling of walking amidst the sea. The real beauty of the S-sandbar is much appreciated during low tide when the site is fully immersed. After a relaxing stop at the sandbar, you might want to get your snorkeling gear ready for your second destination, Popolcan Island. This island is one of the best snorkeling sites in the province where you can experience the thriving marine life underneath the surface. Your snorkeling gear will also come in handy in Pinagbuyutan Island’s diving spots. The site is teeming with all kinds and colors of fishes which will surely be an Instagram-worthy underwater photo opportunity. After enjoying El Nido’s waters, your boat will take you to Cudugnon Cave. The cave is an essential part of the province’s history as antique jewelry and pottery were discovered there. The cave boasts of high ceilings and beautiful rock formations made of stalactites and stalagmites. Your tour will end in Cathedral Cave. Its name came from the general appearance of the cave from the inside where you will see an open chamber, high ceilings, and interior walls, making it look like a cathedral. The cave is surrounded by clear blue waters, but swimming is off-limits as venomous snakes are living in the area. Combine five of the best spots of El Nido with this family-friendly escapade. Check availability by choosing a date.
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8 hours
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Honda Bay Island Hopping Tour with Lunch in Puerto Princesa Palawan

Puerto Princesa, Palawan — Don't pass this chance to experience a fun-filled escapade around the islands of Puerto Princesa in Palawan. This trip is perfect for beach lovers and nature seekers who want to experience the beauty of Honda Bay and three of its surrounding islands in just one day. You will be picked up at your accommodation in Puerto Princesa City. Along with your tour guide, you'll be making your way to Honda Bay where your boat awaits. The bay is famous for the handful of small tropical islands around its perimeter that offer different surprises for every guest. Your first destination is Starfish Island, which is located to the south of the bay. As its name suggests, the island is home to countless of starfishes of different sizes and colors. You will see some on the white sand, while most rest in the cool waters, making it an ideal spot for snorkeling. The site is also teeming with marine species so you should definitely try feeding the fishes with bread. The next island on your itinerary is Cowrie Island. It is characterized as a boomerang-shaped island that offers lots of facilities for water sport activities such as kayaking, banana boat riding, or snorkeling. They even have an array of pavilions, cabanas, and spa huts that will make your stay more comfortable and enjoyable. Your day will then end at Luli Island. Among the islands located around Honda Bay, this island has a distinct feature that attracts many people. Luli Island boasts a beautiful sandbar that emerges at low tide. Luli also features powdery sand and clear waters ideal for swimming and beach bumming. Choose this three-island day tour to experience Honda Bay in a fun and convenient way. Check availability by choosing a date above.
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8 hours
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El Nido Palawan Island Hopping Tour A with Lunch | Big Lagoon, Shimizu Island, & More

El Nido, Palawan — Explore the beauty of El Nido, Palawan with this budget-friendly island-hopping Tour A that will take you to the best beaches in the province in just one day. If you are an adventure seeker and love the calmness of the beach, this tour is a definite must-try. The starting point of your trip is in Caera's Office-Town Proper where a van is waiting for you. You will then hit the road to Miniloc Island which is the main jump-off to some of the province's well-kept and protected areas. Upon reaching Miniloc, you will get on a boat and make your way towards your first destination, Big Lagoon. As you sail through the shallow emerald water of the lagoon, you will be greeted by the solid limestone cliffs standing hundreds of feet above you. You will be given ample time for a dip in the cold clear waters and photo op with the mysterious dark forest back dropping the long stretch of white sand beach and the abundant greenery surrounding the place. After dropping by the Big Lagoon, you will then explore Shimizu Island which is just a few minutes away. Aside from its unique name, people have fallen in love with the place because of its abundant and colorful marine life, making it the best spot for snorkeling. From there, you will head to one of the most enchanting lagoons in El Nido, the Secret Lagoon. To get to the area, you have to pass through a cave-like hole on a giant wall concealing it. Secret Lagoon has a cooler temperature and shallow water. You can take a dip in the cool waters and just wade around. The last leg of your island hopping escapade ends in the Seven Commandos Beach. Said to be named after seven soldiers who lived on the island, the beach offers a lot of activities for its visitors. You can lay down on its powdery white sand and get a tan or create memories below the surface as you go swimming, snorkeling, and diving. Soak in the sun and discover the green landscapes as you go from one island to another in this whole day island hopping Tour A trip in El Nido. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
8 hours
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All year
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Puerto Princesa Honda Bay Island Hopping & Snorkeling with Lunch

Immerse yourself in the amazing views of Honda Bay and its surrounding attractions with this island-hopping escapade. This all-inclusive tour is tailored for beach lovers who are craving for some relaxing land and sea adventure in the beautiful island of Puerto Princesa. From your hotel, your driver will pick you up and take you to Honda Bay. Famous for the group of islands floating around the area, it is an ideal place for relaxation as you will surely enjoy the heat of the sun and clear waters while being in the presence of the friendly locals. Your island hopping tour starts with a trip to Luli Island, the island that disappears during high tide and shows up when it's low tide. With its cream-colored sand and clear emerald waters, this is the best spot for swimming, snorkeling, and sunbathing. Apart from its distinctive feature, one of the must-see sites here is its three long sand bars which only appear during low tide. Your next destination is Cowrie Island. Admired by locals and tourists alike, this is where you can enjoy the calm and serene freshwater, firm sand, and tasty food. An excellent setting for picnics, gatherings, and occasions, the island also offers massage cabanas, jet skiing, banana rides, snorkeling, kayaking, beach bar, game area, and so many more activities for you to try. Your last stop will be Pambato Reef. Just a stone’s throw away from Cowrie Island, this is a marine sanctuary where you can see a variety of fishes, clams, and corals. When you get to the site, you will see a floating platform in the middle of the sea. The platform is divided into two, where one is for feeding the fishes while the other is a preparation area for snorkeling. Explore the beauty around Honda Bay with this island hopping tour. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
7 hours
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All year
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Puerto Princesa Island Hopping Tour in Honda Bay with Lunch

Pack your swimwear and hop aboard this tour that will sail you through the deep blue waters of Puerto Princesa. This is the perfect vacation escapade for island hopping and beach enthusiasts. You will depart from your hotel early in the morning aboard an air-conditioned van that will take you to the mid-eastern coast of the city where Honda Bay is located. The province of Palawan is known for its white sand beaches, and Honda Bay has three of the best of its kind – Luli Island, Cowrie Island, and Starfish Island. In addition to white sand, the islands are acclaimed as some of the best diving sites in the province. Luli Island is the first island in your itinerary. Luli is composed of three long sandbars that sink during high tide but rise during low tide. Hence, the origin of its name – “Lulubog-Lilitaw”, a Tagalog phrase for “sink then rise”. The site offers fun water activities such as board diving, cliff jumping, snorkeling, and a few more. You also get the chance to feed the colorful fishes and see them up close. Your adventure continues to Cowrie Island. It is a boomerang-shaped haven for water sports like banana boat riding and kayaking. Like in Luli, you also get to dive into Cowrie’s azure water and say hello to the schools of fishes abundant in the area. There are also many accommodations here like cabanas, pavilions, and nipa huts, plus there are available facilities for beach volleyball and Frisbee. As a short break, you can have your hearty lunch either in Luli or Cowrie Island. Then afterward, you will get back in your boat and travel to your last stop which is the Starfish Island. From the name itself, you will eventually know what is waiting for you there. You will see small and big starfishes both in the shallow water and on the sand. Don’t forget to bring your waterproof camera and diving gears to this island hopping excursion where you get to have a meet and greet with many sea creatures. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
7 hours
Available:
All year
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El Nido Island Hopping Tour | With Transfers from Puerto Princesa

Get your swimsuits packed and discover the spectacular seascapes of El Nido in this one-day island hopping tour. If you are into sightseeing and are craving for some Vitamin Sea, then this family-friendly trip is the best choice for you. Our tour guide will pick you up from your accommodation in Puerto Princesa City and take you to Roxas town for a quick stopover. From there, you will hit the road again and head straight to El Nido town proper where the tour boat is waiting for you. You will then set sail towards your first destination, the Big Lagoon.  The Big Lagoon is widely popular for its pristine white sand beach with a thick dark forest as its background, serene blue water, and lush greeneries surrounding the island. While on board, you will have ample time to admire the rugged but picturesque towering limestone cliffs of the lagoon. After feasting your eyes on the Big Lagoon, you will head next to the Secret Lagoon.  As its name implies, this stretch of sea water is enclosed between giant karst rocks. You will have to go through a hole on a huge wall to get to the hidden lagoon where the water is shallower and is much cooler in temperature. Enjoy your time swimming here and admiring the landscape.  From there, you will get the chance to enjoy the underwater beauty of El Nido as you dive into the emerald-colored water of Shimizu Island where the thriving sea life awaits you. Here, you will delight in swimming with a wide variety of fishes and marvel at the biodiversity of the island. Shimizu Island also offers serenity and fine sand that makes a perfect setting for a family picnic. For the last leg of the tour, you will be taken to the Seven Commandos Beach. This spot is said to have gotten its name from the seven American soldiers who died in an airplane crash several years back. With its lined coconut trees, extended sandy shore, fresh, crisp air, and crystal waters, the beach is ideal for sunbathing, picture-taking, strolling and swimming. Discover the beauty of El Nido from the surface and underwater with this island hopping adventure. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
1 day
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All year
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El Nido Island Hopping Tour D with Buffet Lunch

Come along on this whole day trip to Cadlao Island’s top spots. This tour is perfect for backpackers and groups looking for a hassle-free way to see El Nido’s beauty that makes it a prime destination among foreigners and locals alike. You will be picked up from your accommodation in El Nido town area in the morning. Meet the rest joining this trip and make some friends to make it more memorable. Once everyone is huddled, your guide will discuss the day’s itineraries as well as the do’s and don’t’s for visitors in El Nido. Your first destination is the Nat-Nat Beach. This attraction is famous for its soft white sand and pristine, clear waters. Home to colorful vibrant corals and marine life, this is one of the best spots to do snorkeling. Afterwards, you will be visiting the Cadlao Lagoon. Known for its turquoise water and sky-scraping limestone walls, this is an excellent spot to go swimming, snorkeling, or just relax on the sand and get a tan. You will have time to enjoy the view and dip in the waters before heading off to your next stop. Next, you will see the Pasandigan Beach. This less crowded cove is a backpacker’s paradise as it offers unspoiled crystal clear beach. Get your kayaking gear ready for Paradise Beach. Just like other beaches in the island, the site also features powdery sand, coconut trees, and coral reefs where its pleasant and soothing ambiance makes the ideal setting for a tropical paradise. The calm waters make it a great spot for kayaking. In this tour you will also get a chance to visit the famous Small Lagoon. You probably are familiar with this site as it is a famous banner image for El Nido, along with the Big Lagoon. Due to the current restrictions, the small and big lagoons cannot be visited in the same day. Experience the stunning beachscapes and snorkeling spots in El Nido’s Miniloc and Cadlao Island by booking this tour. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
7 hours
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All year
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El Nido Tour B | Caving & Island Hopping with Buffet Lunch

Join this off-the-beaten-path tour that will take you to El Nido’s finest attractions away from the crowd. If you have a penchant towards natural, rugged wonders and serene, unspoiled beaches, then this tour is perfect for you. You will be picked up from your accommodation in El Nido town area in the morning. Once you’re all set, your guide will discuss the day’s itinerary and give you tips on how to maximize your time. First, you will head to Cudugnon Cave. This cave is believed to be a Neolithic burial place of the people who came from Borneo. You can see the various artifacts inside the cave such as human bones, potteries, and pieces of jewelry to name a few. Aside from the artifacts, its exquisite stalactites and stalagmites will also leave you standing in awe. From Cudugnon, you will then make your way to Cathedral Cave. Distinct for its tapered high-ceiling entrance and pitch-dark depths, the cave is one of El Nido’s mysterious marvels. The extraordinary rock formation of the cave is an ideal backdrop for photo ops. Next, you will pay a visit to Snake Island. It has been named as such because of the shape of the sandbar resembling the creature. Take out your camera and snap a shot of this postcard-worthy destination before heading to your next stop. Your last stopover is Pinagbuyutan Island, also called Inabuyatan Island. The island features towering limestone cliffs that make it picturesque when taken from any angle. On top of that, the site also has a rich aquatic ecosystem perfect for snorkeling. Put on your mask and snorkel around to see the vibrant marine life. Take a dip in the unspoiled beach or just walk along the powdery white sand. The serene ambiance makes it a perfect place to unwind and relax. Get your camera and swimsuits ready when you join this tour that will take you to El Nido’s beautiful spots. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
7 hours
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All year
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Islands, Lagoons, and Beaches in Bacuit Bay | El Nido Island Hopping Tour A

Prepare your swimsuits for this sea adventure that will take you to the beautiful islands of Bacuit Bay. This tour is perfect for beach lovers wanting to experience a relaxing day admiring the scenic views and majestic waters El Nido, Palawan is offering to locals and tourists alike. After getting picked up from your accommodation in El Nido town area, you will be brought to Bacuit Bay where your island hopping will commence. The first island on the list is Shimizu Island. With its white sand beach, shady trees, clear blue water, and abundant marine life, it has long been considered as one of the favorite picnic spots and snorkeling sites in the region. Next, you will head to Payong Payong Beach. Like most beaches in El Nido, this beach is covered with white sand as well as limestone cliffs. Enjoy the sea breeze and meet friendly strangers and locals while lying on the shore to sunbathe. Right after that, you will be brought to the Secret Lagoon, a literally hidden gem behind the steep karst cliffs. Here, you get the time to take pictures and enjoy the beach nearby. Another stopover in your itinerary is Seven Commandos Beach. According to local stories, the name of the place is from the seven soldiers who got stranded on the island during World War II. Aside from the mysterious history of the beach, the vast shore of fine sand and the relaxing line of coconut trees will also capture your attention as it adds to the overall serenity of the place. Finally, your last stop will be in a snorkeling area at Abmin Coral Reef. Here you can experience a close encounter with the rich marine life, much like the feeling of being inside a giant aquarium. Book this tour now and dive into the fresh and crystal water of Bacuit Bay. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
7 hours
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All year
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El Nido Tour C Whole Day Island Hopping Tour | Beachscapes & Snorkeling

Pack your swimsuit as you join this exciting whole day island hopping tour to Bacuit Bay’s best beaches. Perhaps the most famous among the destination’s routes, Tour C is perfect for those who want to spend a day exploring beachscapes. After being picked up from your accommodation in El Nido town, you will board the boat that will take you to Matinloc Island where most of the attractions you’ll visit are located. Make sure to listen to your tour guide as he discusses the day's activities.  Your first stop is Secret Beach. True to its name, this piece of paradise is concealed by towering cliffs. In order to reach the hidden gem, you will have to swim through an opening in the rock wall. Your guides will assist you throughout and make sure you have smooth sailing experience during this trip. From there, your next stop is the Hidden Beach. Just like the first one, it is also strategically hidden from the crowd. Before getting to the actual beach, you will need to pass between two enormous rocks. Once you get there, you can enjoy sunbathing on its powder-like sand or swim in its clear blue water. After soaking in the sun and beach water, you will now be heading to Matinloc Shrine. Here, you will find a concrete gazebo with a sculpture of the Blessed Virgin Mary with a cross. Near the shrine, you will see an old mansion and a small museum discussing the shrine's historical significance. You can also climb the steep limestone cliffs and take photos with the majestic view. You will also visit Star Beach, which is a famous snorkeling spot. Wear your snorkeling gear and see the marine life teeming below. Next you will go to Talisay Beach, a serene attraction famous for its powdery white sand. Finally, you will head to Helicopter Island, called as such because of its shape resembling like a helicopter from afar. Swim around and take good pictures before heading back to your hotel. Book this tour now to explore the best sites in Matinloc Island in El Nido, Palawan. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
7 hours
Available:
All year
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Camping in Busuanga | Overnight Trip in Coron

Pack your bags and prepare for a day of island hopping and a night of stargazing in Busuanga. This shared camping tour is perfect for those who want to get a glimpse of the idyllic destinations Coron has to offer. Wait for the coordinator and shuttle to pick you up at your accommodation in Coron. Bring the items you think might be useful during your camping trip. When the coordinator arrives, you will get an overview of the itinerary, as well as what to expect during the trip, before leaving for the dock. Your first destination is Black Island, a piece of paradise known for its powdery white sand beaches and a stunning blackish cliff. Take time to marvel at its rugged beauty and snap some photos. The Tagbanua, an indigenous group, protects and maintains the island. Make sure to observe responsible tourism practices -- leave no trace of your presence there. Go around and explore, look for swiflets, and put on your mask and snorkel to discover the island’s underwater beauty. From Black Island, you will visit Pamalican Island next, which is considered as a tropical paradise in Coron. Wade in its azure waters, work on your tan, and enjoy the view. The highlight of your tour is the unspoiled North Cay. Experience what it must be like in paradise. Enjoy the crystalline waters and bask in the beautiful beachscape. Walk around barefoot, you will notice it's all sand and no stones. You will set up your camp here. Feel the cool breeze and hear the gentle lapping of the waves while enjoying the night sky. Watch the sunrise when you wake up, as you will soon go back to the mainland. Experience the great outdoors in Busuanga by camping during your trip to Coron. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
23,5 hours
Available:
All year
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Linapacan Palawan Island Hopping Tour | With Transfers from Puerto Princesa

Get introduced to Palawan’s hidden gems with this off-the-beaten-path day tour to Linapacan and its surrounding islets. Located just between El Nido and Coron, Linapacan appeals to backpackers and beach lovers who want to experience the clear waters of Palawan sans the crowd.   You will be picked up early in the morning from your hotel in Puerto Princesa and taken to the town of Sibaltan in El Nido. Here, you will enjoy a light breakfast to kick off your day. After finishing your meal, you will then board the boat that will take you on your island hopping tour, starting with Maonsonon Island.  Be amazed at the turquoise water of this island that is kept clean and clear by the municipality. Stroll along the powdery, bone-white sand, or laze on it to get that perfect tan. Feel free to dip in the cool waters, as well, to douse the tropical heat.   From there, you will head to Tikal Island, another remote island in the Linapacan archipelago with raw and rugged beauty. The white sand and uncrowded beach found here are nothing short of picture-perfect. Take some photos with the blue ocean as your backdrop and pose on the powdery beach before you make your way to Magrasing Island.  This piece of tropical paradise is typically less visited, so expect to have the island all to yourself. You can take a stroll on the beach while you’re here or have another dip in the sea. You will then proceed to the snorkeling sites nearby. Don your mask and snorkel to see the vibrant marine ecosystem that Palawan is known for. While the stopover for snorkeling is dependent on weather conditions, your boatmen would know which islands are best for this underwater activity.  Tread the lesser-known path and be rewarded with sights of spectacular beaches in Palawan with this day trip to Linapacan. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
21 hour
Available:
All year
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Cadlao Beaches & Coves I El Nido Island Hopping Tour D with Lunch

Discover the lesser-known but equally beautiful beaches of Cadlao Island in El Nido Palawan on island-hopping tour D. This is for anyone who wants to experience El Nido’s majestic islands and coves without the crowd. On this tour, you will enjoy exclusive use of the tour boat to travel to Paradise Beach, Cadlao Lagoon, Pasandigan Cove, and Nat Nat Beach. The tour begins once you’re picked up from your accommodation in El Nido town proper. You will meet your tour guide at the port. Board your assigned boat and listen up as your guide briefs you on the day’s itinerary, as well as the rules for responsible tourism. You will also be provided with the life-jacket, strap it on, and savor the cruise to Cadlao Island. Cadlao Island can easily be seen from El Nido town, making it less popular for most visitors who prefer visiting islands and islets farther away. Cadlao’s highest peak stands at 609 meters above sea level; it is often the backdrop for stunning sunset photos taken from town. Because it’s not as popular as the destinations in Tours A, B, and C, you won’t find as many tourists in its spectacular beaches and coves. You will get to visit Cadlao Lagoon, also known as Ubugun Cove. Snorkel in the shallow coral gardens of Cadlao Lagoon and be amazed by the spectacular underwater scenery.  Afterward, you will head to Paradise Beach. You can explore the small strip of fine white sand beach and groves of coconut trees. Jump into the waters for a swim or just enjoy the view of Bacuit Bay from the shore. Next up is Pasandigan Cove, a tropical paradise of coconut trees, white sand, and emerald green waters, and gigantic limestone walls. Enjoy the complimentary picnic lunch prepared by the beach. Your last destination is Natnat Beach, another small cove on Cadlao Island that’s not most traveler’s radar. With its towering limestone cliffs, clear blue waters, and white sandy beach, this postcard-worthy island is perfect for sunbathing. Don’t forget to take photos! Enjoy some spectacular beaches of El Nido minus the crowd by booking this Cadlao Island tour. Check the availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
7 hours
Available:
All year
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El Nido’s Best Beaches I Full-Day Island Hopping Tour C with Lunch

Hop onboard to explore the best beaches in El Nido, Palawan on island-hopping Tour C. The islands you’ll visit are highly recommended by locals and tourists alike. On this tour, you will enjoy exclusive use of the tour boat to travel to Hidden Beach, Matinloc Island, Secret Beach, and Helicopter Island. This tour is for anyone who wants to experience a postcard-worthy tropical island escapade. The tour begins once you’re picked up from your accommodation in El Nido town proper. You will meet your tour guide at the port where your boat also awaits. Climb aboard and listen up as your guide briefs you on the day’s itinerary, as well as the rules for responsible tourism. You will also be provided with the life-jacket, strap it on and prepare for a fun-filled island-hopping experience. Your first stop is the Hidden Beach. Once you arrive, savor the soft white sand and crystal clear waters of Hidden Beach. This secluded spot is perfect for swimming, relaxing, and getting a tan. Next, you will head to Matinloc Island. Hike up to the viewing deck to get a breathtaking view of the sea framed by Matinloc’s limestone rock formations. Take pictures of this panoramic view before heading to your next destination. Prepare yourself for an unforgettable experience when you visit the Secret Beach, a site accessible only by a small opening in the rocks from the sea. Your boatmen will assist you as you swim through the small cave opening underwater. Once you get through, make the most of the crystal clear waters and swim to your heart’s delight. Finally, you will make your way to Helicopter Island. This island is called so because its shape resembles that of a helicopter. The island is also famous for being one of the filming locations of the Hollywood film Bourne Legacy. Once you get there, swim or relax on the beautiful white sand and rocky beachfront. This island-hopping tour comes with a  festive picnic lunch that the locals will prepare for you on one of your beach stops. For the best experience, savor the sumptuous feast of grilled seafood and local delicacies with your bare hands. Prepare yourself for a whole day of island hopping to the El Nido’s secret beaches in this bestselling tour. Check the availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
7 hours
Available:
All year
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El Nido Hidden Beaches I Full-Day Island Hopping Tour A with Lunch

Dive into the breathtaking lagoons and pristine beaches of El Nido, Palawan by signing up for island-hopping Tour A. This private day trip is for anyone who wants to explore and experience one of the best island destinations in the world.  Dubbed as the "Philippines' Last Frontier," El Nido consistently ranks in travel magazines as one of the most beautiful islands in the world. It is composed of 45 islands and islets scattered on the coast of the Bacuit archipelago in the westernmost province of the Philippines. On this island-hopping tour, you will enjoy exclusive use of the tour boat as you visit Shimizu Island, Payong Payong, Secret Lagoon, Seven Commandos, and Abmin Coral Reef. Your tour begins once you are picked up from your accommodation in El Nido town proper. You will head to the port where your boat and tour guide awaits. Board your boat and listen up as your guide briefs you on the day’s itinerary. You will also be provided with the life-jacket, strap it on and prepare for a fun-filled day. Savor the cruise through the clear waters of Palawan to the entrance of the Secret Lagoon. This body of water is considered as El Nido’s crown jewel. The limestone cliffs towering over the sparkling turquoise waters is definitely a sight to behold. Plunge into the water, snap some photos and take in the beauty of the lagoon before heading to your next destination. You will also visit the Seven Commandos Beach. Named after seven Japanese soldiers who lived on the island after World War II, Seven Commandos Island boasts a long stretch of fine white sand beach lined with coconut trees. Make the most out of this tropical paradise; lounge by the shore, sunbathe and dip into crystal clear waters of Seven Commandos beach. For your lunch stop-over, you will be making your way to Shimizu Island. Explore the island’s white sand beach and majestic rock formations while the complimentary picnic lunch is being prepared. If Shimizu Island is too crowded, Payong Payong Beach is a great alternative. It is one of the beautiful white-sand beaches on Miniloc Island. Enjoy your picnic lunch of grilled seafood and other local delicacies in one of these beaches.  You will also have the chance to snorkel at Abmin Coral Reef. Strap on your goggles and dive into the sparkling waters are teeming with marine life. Be amazed by the vibrant fishes and corals of El Nido. Palawan. Experience the laidback beach life and see for yourself why island hopping in El Nido is so popular. Check the availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
8 hours
Available:
All year
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About Palawan Island Hopping Tours

Lounge in the best islands in Palawan! From El Nido to Puerto Princesa, to Coron and San Vicente, there’s no shortage of paradise-like islands that you can explore in Palawan. Discover the best of the Philippines by joining a Palawan island hopping tour!

1. What are the top destinations in Palawan island hopping tours?

The top destinations for Palawan island Hopping tours are Puerto Princesa’s Honda Bay, El Nido, and Coron.

2. What are some of the major islands in Palawan?

Honda Bay in Puerto Princesa, which includes Cowrie Island, Luli Island, and Starfish Island, is one of the major islands in Palawan. Aside from Coron island-hopping tours that include numerous lakes and lagoons, Culion Island is worth mentioning. Meanwhile, El Nido’s best islands are divided into four classifications: Tour A, Tour B, Tour C, and Tour D. There are also islands in Port Barton, such as Inaladelan Island, Maxima Island, German Island, and Exotic Island.

3. When is the best time to go on an island-hopping in Palawan?

The best time to go island-hopping is during the months of November to May, which is the dry season in Palawan.

4. What should I wear and bring to a Palawan island hopping tour?

Wear beach outfits such as swimsuit, board shorts, rash guard, etc. You should bring sunblock, cap or hat, a waterproof bag for your gadgets. Most island-hopping tours in Palawan provide gears for snorkeling or for an added fee.

5. Do you need to know how to swim to join Palawan island hopping tours?

No, life vests will be provided during your island hopping tour.

6. Are Palawan island hopping tours kid-friendly?

Yes, as long as there’s adult supervision. Make sure to check the description of your chosen tour for the minimum age.

7. Are food and drinks included in Palawan island hopping tours?

Most island-hopping tours in Palawan include lunch that’s freshly-prepared by the locals. 

8. How long does Palawan island hopping tours last?

Most Palawan island hopping tours are full-day, around 8 to 10 hours.