Palawan Honda Bay Island Hopping Tour with Lunch & Transfers | Luli, Cowrie & Starfish Islands

Visit Luli Island during your Puerto Princesa Island Hopping Tour in Honda Bay
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Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines
8 hours
English, Tagalog
All year
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Pack your swimwear and hop aboard this tour that will take you through the blue waters of Puerto Princesa’s Honda Bay. This is the perfect vacation escapade for island hopping and beach enthusiasts. This shared tour already comes with the assistance of a licensed tour guide, boat transfers, the use of a lifevest, a picnic lunch, shed and terminal fees, insurance, and pick-up and drop-off from your accommodations in Puerto Princesa. You may rent snorkeling gear or a kayak for an additional fee, but you may bring your own gear if you have them.

You will depart from your hotel at around 7 AM 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 pristine islands, and Honda Bay has three of the best: Luli Island, Cowrie Island, and Starfish Island. In addition to white sand, the islands are known as some of the best diving sites in the province.

Luli Island is the first island in your itinerary. Luli is home to three long sandbars that are submerged during high tide but emerge during low tide. The origin of its name is “lulubog lilitaw,” a Tagalog phrase for “sink then rise.” The site offers fun water activities such as board diving, cliff jumping, and snorkeling. You also get the chance to feed the colorful fish 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 waters and say hello to the schools of fish abundant in the area. There are also many accommodations here, like cabanas, pavilions, and nipa huts, as well as facilities for beach volleyball and Frisbee.

You can have your hearty lunch either in Luli or Cowrie Island. Afterward, you will get back in your boat and travel to your last stop, Starfish Island. You will see small and big starfish both in the shallow water and on the sand. Just remember to refrain from picking these creatures up to avoid hurting them.

After your island-hopping tour, you will be dropped off at your hotel or resort in Puerto Princesa so you can rest.

Explore the tropical wonders of Honda Bay in Puerto Princesa when you book this tour. Check the availability by choosing a date.

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Free hotel pick-up and drop off within Puerto Princesa City Proper
Complimentary Picnic lunch (Luli or Cowrie Island)
Shared Honda Bay island hopping tour with tour guide assistance
Tour Itinerary: Luli Island, Cowrie Island, Starfish Island
Shared motorized boat transfers with life vests
Shed and Terminal Fees
Tour Insurance
Not Included: Other activities onsite, Tips and Gratuities


Island Hopping
Water Activities

What to bring

Camera, phone, charger, and power bank
Extra money in Philippine Peso Currency
Swimming gear
Personal drinking water and or snacks
Personal medicine
Personal sanitizing alcohol and face mask
Covid-19 vaccination card and valid ID

Good to know

This is a shared tour. Complimentary lunch will be served during the tour. Activities not indicated are to be paid on site should guests want to avail themselves. You may rent your snorkel gears and kayak for the tour. You may also rent your kayak and snorkeling gearing before the tour.

Children Friendly: Yes!

Pet Friendly: Yes!

Senior Citizen/PWD Friendly: Yes!

Pick-up time is 7:00AM and pick-up location covered is only within Puerto Princesa City Proper. To change the pick-up time and location please request in advance so our operator may check if the itinerary will fit as we may need to move the pick-up time if the location is far and additional fee may apply.

The operator may cancel the tour 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. Note that being late by 15-30 minutes without any advice is considered a no-show. Schedule cancellation requests must be made 48 hours before your original subject to approval.

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