Snorkeling Tours
Go on an underwater adventure in the many islands of the Philippines when you book these snorkeling tours. Explore the colorful marine life and reef in Boracay Island, Bohol, Cebu and other top island and beach destinations.

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Go on an underwater adventure in the many islands of the Philippines when you book these snorkeling tours. Explore the colorful marine life and reef in Boracay Island, Bohol, Cebu and other top island and beach destinations.
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Port Barton Palawan Island Hopping Shared Tour with Lunch

Spend a whole day out on the gems dotting the west coast of Palawan, where all you have to do is sit back and enjoy nature’s eternal beauty. This tour is the perfect choice for beach lovers and adventurers who love exploring the natural sights in the area. Your pick-up point for this tour will be within San Vicente, Palawan. After boarding the tour vehicle, you will be taken to the port where a boat awaits. You will then set sail to the most prominent snorkeling site of the village of Port Barton – the Twin Reef. The reef is packed with a massive number of fishes you can swim along with while underwater. There are also hundreds of marine life waiting for you at Wide Reef. The reef is named as such as it covers a vast area, where you get to see a thriving life underwater. The place is home to corals of different sizes and shapes, along with occasional sea turtles swimming by the area. Compared to the Twin Reef, the water in Wide Reef is much deeper. After snorkeling at the reefs, you will go on a short island hopping tour. You will first step foot on Exotic Island. Here, you will find powdery-white sand with crystalline water surrounding the place. There are also schools of fishes by the shore, along with colorful coral reefs. You can even visit the nearby island just by swimming as only a narrow channel separates the two landmasses. Your last stop will be on German Island, where you can also meet a wide variety of fishes, turtles, and corals as well. The site also offers beautiful sceneries and a peaceful environment where you are free to relax.  Dive into the depths of Port Barton waters and see what surprises the area has for you. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
8 hours
Available:
All year
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Port Barton Island Hopping & Snorkeling from San Vicente | With Lunch

Explore the west coast of the last ecological frontier of the Philippines for one whole day with this package that will take you to Palawan’s famously clear waters and white-sand beaches. This budget-friendly trip is tailored for beach bums and nature enthusiasts who couldn’t get enough of the province’s biodiversity. From your accommodation within San Vicente, an air-conditioned transportation will arrive to pick you up and drive you down to a port. Your boat will be waiting here to take you to your first destination – the Aquarium Reef. This site will reward you with clear emerald water and different types of tropical fishes as well as beautiful corals. After enjoying the picturesque view at Aquarium Reef, you will move to the Marine Sanctuary. Here, you will be greeted by a variety of coral reefs including Black Coral and Manta Ray. You will also meet various schools of fish species in the area. The next part of your tour is a short island hopping. You will kick off with the nearby Exotic Island where you can laze on the fine white-sand beach under the sun. If you don’t want to get a tan, you can stay in the shade of the trees. You can also have fun in the water surrounding the island as there are coral reefs offshore. Lastly, you will visit the German Island. The crystalline, turquoise water here is very inviting, top it off with the beautiful stretch of white beach on the southeastern side of the island. You can also check out the site’s gorgeous corals hidden underneath and swim with the turtles if they happen to pass by the area during your trip.  Hop on board this exhilarating journey off the coast of Port Barton in Palawan and visit its unspoiled gems out in the sea. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
8 hours
Available:
All year
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Port Barton Palawan Reef Snorkeling & Bigaho Falls Shared Tour with Lunch

Swim into the depths of some of the best snorkeling sites of Port Barton in Palawan for a stunning underwater view and experience. This trip will introduce you to the beauty of the underwater paradise of the area, along with a quick stop to one of the most stunning waterfalls in Palawan, Bigaho Falls. If you’re a snorkeling and nature enthusiast looking to catch sight of the beautiful reefs in Palawan, then this tour is definitely for you. Once you have been picked up from your accommodation within the town of San Vicente, you will hit the road going to a port for your boat ride. The boat will take you to Twin Reef, the first stop of your tour. This site is packed with ravishing corals and schools of fish, along with clear and calm water. Oftentimes, there are sea turtles here as well. For your next destination, you will be taken to another one of the best snorkeling areas in town, the nearby Fantastic Reef. There are exquisite green corals and colorful fishes you can find here. Feel free to enjoy the thriving underwater world of Fantastic Reef or just wade around in the water while getting yourself tanned.  Your day ends with a visit to Bigaho Falls. This waterfall is nothing short of romantic. Its cascades and rock formations are sure to amaze you and the cool water will refresh you, on top of all the Instagrammable corners around the area. Make sure to take plenty of pics of the rock formations complemented by the flowing waters above it. Bigaho Falls is enclosed by thick foliage, thus making the site more pleasing to the eye, inviting you to laze around and unwind.  Jump aboard this one-day tour to explore the magnificent marine biodiversity and natural beauty of Port Barton in Palawan. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
8 hours
Available:
All year
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Donsol Whale Shark Experience

Are you up to try something new and magical for your next trip? Feel the excitement kick in and spend a joyful time with your family and friends while swimming with the whale sharks in Donsol in Sorsogon.  Donsol is one of the special places around the world that ensures whale shark sightings from November to June. This gentle giants’ sanctuary is where you can find the world’s largest congregation of whale sharks. Whale sharks stay in this natural habitat longer than any other parts of the globe. It is to take advantage of the water temperature, current movements, and heavy food stock of plankton and krill in Donsol waters.  Did you know that there are roughly 1000 identified whale sharks splashing around the ocean surface worldwide? These gentle giants that you can find in Donsol are migratory animals that usually swim in warm tropical seas, following their food supply.  The Donsol Eco Whale Shark Tour begins when you are picked up at your hotel or resort first thing in the morning. You’ll only need your snorkeling gear to see these magnificent gentle giants in action and swim side by side with them. If you’re not much of a swimmer, don’t fret. You can put on a life vest and admire these friendly mammals. So, make sure to pack your camera to immortalize your experience with the whales.  Swimming with these rare and awe-striking creatures is an adventure of a lifetime. Grab this opportunity for a memorable Sorsogon travel trip!  The things included in our 3 hour Donsol Whale Shark Interaction package are the tricycle transfers (within Donsol), boat transfers, activity guide, registration fees, snorkeling equipment. Once you’re done swimming with the friendly sea mammals, you can indulge in some refreshments (also included in the package). Check availability by choosing a date above. 

Duration:
3 hours
Available:
All year
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Manaet Day Trek | Rewarding Summit Hike

Ascend the green and forested mount located off the coast of the town of Bacacay and reward yourself with a spectacular vista of Mayon Volcano and the surrounding seascapes. This tour is for those traveling the east coast of Albay and wants to combine land adventure with water activities. You will head off to Bacacay, which boasts of the beautiful white-sand islets with turquoise and emerald water. Upon your arrival at the drop-off point, you will board a boat and travel about less than an hour before reaching Barangay Manaet, which is one of the many islands of Cagraray. Once you set foot on Manaet, the group will first have a short briefing about your excursion. Right after that, your trekking will commence. You will walk through a narrow, cemented path that leads you to a rice field. You will stay on your track until you find yourself in the middle of a jungle. The forested path is packed with lush and green vegetation, making it somewhat challenging for the participants. You will go through rocks, very steep trails, and rolling rice fields, so make sure you’re wearing comfortable clothes and hiking shoes. After the long journey, what awaits you on top of Manaet peak is something worth the effort. You will be in awe of the 360-degree beauty of Albay that the summit offers to its visitors. You will have an idyllic view of Mayon Volcano and Sula Channel, as well as the surrounding islands. Your adventure doesn’t stop there. Following your descent from Mt. Manaet is fun-filled activities on the beaches and islands nearby. You will be given time to go swimming and snorkeling. Besides that, you will visit the small fishing and farming village around Manaet, where you can stroll and see the locals’ daily tasks. Come along on an exciting trek to Manaet peak and experience the beauty of Bacacay. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
6 hours
Available:
All year
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Snorkeling in Apo Island Day Tour | Hotel Pick-up from Dumaguete

Get your swimsuits and underwater camera ready in this snorkeling tour of Apo Island. This budget-friendly tour is ideal for those wanting to see turtles in the wild and spend the day in a fishing village island known for its community-based marine conservation program. The tour will begin when your guide picks you up from your accommodation in Dumaguete. You will then be taken to Malatapay port, or Dauin, to board your boat. Apo, a 74 hectare volcanic island off Dauin, is a top diving and snorkeling destination in the Philippines,with its marine sanctuary home to 600 species of fish and over 400 species of corals.  Once you arrive in the island, your guide will brief you on the safety regulations before snorkeling in order to be aligned with responsible tourism practices, after which he will give you your snorkeling gear and vest. The boatman will take you to turtle point where you can swim with the turtles and take pictures of them. Touching and feeding them is not allowed. After snorkeling, a sumptuous lunch will be served at the Liberty's Resort. You may choose whether to go back into the water after lunch, or just chill out to enjoy the white sandy beaches of Apo Island. This tour also offers an optional short trek along the Habagat Eco Trail that will lead you to a panoramic view of the island. You may also walk through the village to meet the locals and buy souvenirs. Afterward, our guide will take you back to Malatapay or Dauin and drop you off at your accommodation. Swim with the turtles and spend the day at the beach in this private day tour of Apo Island. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
8 hours
Available:
All year
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Puerto Galera Tour | Island Hopping, Snorkeling, and Sightseeing in One Day

Come along on this all-encompassing tour, which will take you across the waters of Puerto Galera to experience the beautiful gems located within its boundaries. Combining three of the most exciting activities offered in the province, this trip is sure to please those who enjoy a jam-packed day under the sun. The tour van will pick you up from your accommodation within White Beach. This package offers a morning and afternoon session, so you can choose which fit your schedule best. From there, you will travel north and ride a boat going to San Antonio Island, where you will make your first stop at Long Beach. This beach features a long stretch of white, sparkling sand. The place is not typically crowded, so you can enjoy the relaxing environment it offers. After some time, you will get back on the boat and make your way to Paniquian Island to set foot on its Haligi Beach. It is a small area surrounded by a lush green forest that boasts of its cream-colored sand and crystalline water. There are cottages on the shore that you can rent for a nice picnic with your family and friends. Right after that, you will ride a vehicle going to Bayanan Beach. Like Long Beach, you will notice an elongated white-sand shore at Bayanan, complemented with calm water and peaceful surrounding. You will be given enough time to enjoy the waters before heading to the Heart Beach. You can also opt to visit Maniknik Beach/Sandbar for an additional fee. After the beach hopping, the fun part of your tour comes next – snorkeling at Starfish Island or Coral Garden. The snorkeling equipment and a life vest will be provided to you. Feel free to get up close and personal with the marine animals in the area, including colorful fishes, starfish, and sea urchins. Your tour concludes with some sightseeing around the area. Sail across the waters of Puerto Galera with this jam-packed adventure out in the sea. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
5 hours
Available:
All year
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Borawan and Puting Buhanging Island Hopping Tour in Quezon from Manila

Join a fun-filled island hopping tour to Borawan and Puting Buhangin with a hassle-free roundtrip transfer to/from Manila. Tucked in the southern part of Padre Burgos in Quezon, this is a perfect destination for your next travel getaway whether you're traveling alone, with friends, or with family.  You will be first picked up from your accommodation in Manila, then you will make your way to Quezon so sit back and relax as it will be a few hours of travel. If you think about famous Philippine travel destinations, two things always pop into mind: Boracay and Palawan. With your tour to Borawan, get ready to get the best of both worlds from its powdery white sand similar to Boracay to its towering and fascinating limestone walls reminiscent to that of Palawan’s. Borawan Island captivated the hearts of many travelers and gained its popularity because of its similar characteristics to Boracay and Palawan, hence where the name “Borawan” is derived.  Make the most of your travel to Borawan from strolling and sunbathing in its powdery white sand to snorkeling and swimming in its pristine water. Whether you're looking for a chill afternoon by the beach or a heart-pumping experience, explore all possibilities in your stay in the island. There is a cliff diving spot if you're craving for that adrenaline rush. You can get closer to nature by setting up a tent and go camping with the comforting sound of the waves.  You will next head to Puting Buhangin. As suggested by its name which translates to white sand, it has a short stretch of white sand perfect for beach-lovers. The pristine water in this area is calm and perfect for leisure swimming and snorkeling. Preserve the natural beauty of the island by not stepping on the corals and by practicing proper waste disposal. At the right end of the island, explore the Kwebang Lampas, a small cave that has an opening to the sea. It is accessible either by swimming or trekking.  Experience a perfect combination of Boracay and Palawan in your visit to Borawan Island and Puting Buhangin in Quezon. Check availability by choosing a date above. 

Duration:
10 hours
Available:
All year
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Anilao Diving Tour in Batangas | With Transfers from Manila

Experience one of the best diving spots in the Philippines and get ready to explore the underwater world of Anilao, Batangas for a whole day. If you love snorkeling, it’s time to take it to the next level by joining this great diving adventure. This budget-friendly diving tour is a perfect combination of training and pleasure that is perfect for both beginners and professional divers.  Your tour will start once you’re picked up from your accommodation in Manila. From there, you will travel via a boat to the best dive spots in the area. Located at the Coral Triangle, this region is among the best scuba diving destinations that boasts the richest and most diverse marine biodiversity in the world. Explore a great variety of 30 diving spots featuring more than 75% of the known coral species. It is a home of various species of turtles and innumerable fishes, as well as mantas, sharks, whales, dolphins, and whale sharks, just to name a few.  You have the option either to use your own scuba diving equipment or rent the necessary gear needed. Enjoy an exciting underwater adventure that includes two dives. Whether you’re a professional diver or a beginner, expect a briefing from the local divers to ensure your safety. Safety measure includes basic instructions like proper usage of your equipment, basic sign language for underwater communication, monitoring of your oxygen tank, and other safety and emergency regulations. After a full-day diving adventure, hop along with your van transfer and get ready to head back to Manila to end the tour.  Marvel at the abundant marine life that awaits beneath the pristine water surface of Anilao. Discover for yourself why it is deemed as the richest and most biodiverse marine life on Earth. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
12 hours
Available:
All year
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Manjuyod Sandbar and Dolphin Watching Joiner Tour | A One-Day Sea Trip

Climb aboard this dolphin-watching excursion and see Bais City’s thriving marine wildlife just off the coast of Manjuyod shores. To top it all off, spend the rest of the day in the beautiful white gem of the town. This trip is a must for animal-lovers and sandbar enthusiasts and fits perfectly into a summer getaway itinerary. You will be picked up by the van at the Dumaguete Pantawan Rizal Boulevard and take you at either Canibol or Capiñahan wharf just in time for your departure. You will board a boat at the pier which will sail you through the sea going to the famous Manjuyod Sandbar. Manjuyod Sandbar stretches up to seven hectares, making it one of the longest of its kind in the Philippines. Once your boat docks on the ridge, you are free to roam around and enjoy yourself. You can spend time wading or swimming in the water; lie down on the sand, get a tan, and just relax. However, if you’re planning on snorkeling, watch out for sea lice as they inhabit the area and can give you nasty sting once touched. You can take refuge in the rented cottages dotting the area. These cottages look a lot like "The Maldives," and so dubbing the Manjuyod Sandbar as "The Maldives of the Philippines." If you prefer not to rent one, you can always chill out on the boat or sand. Just near the sandbar is the feeding ground for dolphins. After enjoying your time on the beach, your guide will then take you to Tañon Strait, off the coast of Bais, for dolphin watching. You can see them playing in the water while jumping and doing acrobatic spins in the air. There are different species of dolphin found at Bais, some of which are the bottlenose dolphins, pantropical spotted dolphins, long-snouted spinner dolphins, and more. Join this tour and set sail to the white sandbar paradise of Manjuyod and the playful sea creatures of Bais. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
7 hours
Available:
All year
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Manjuyod Sandbar & Dolphin Watching Private Tour | One-Day Water Adventure

Come aboard a private boat for an incredible dolphin watching adventure. See the adorable marine creature play in the water, while you unwind on the white gem of Negros Oriental. This is the perfect tour for all dolphin enthusiasts and sandbar lovers traveling in the southeastern half of the large Negros Island. The tour starts with a departure from your hotel going to the town of Manjuyod, where the fun awaits you. Once you reach the site, you will board a boat that will take you to the Tañon Strait to see the dolphins. Feel free to take pictures and record your encounter as you watch them jump and do acrobatic spins in the air. There are different species of dolphin dominating the area, such as the Pan-Tropical Spotted Dolphins, Bottlenose Dolphins, Long Snouted Spinner Dolphins, and Fraiser. It is best to visit them in the morning as the water is calmer. Afterward, you will then be taken to Manjuyod Sandbar. You will be given enough time to do whatever you want on the beach; be it wade in the water, go for a swim, lie down on the sandbar, or just simply enjoy the heat. However, Manjuyod is not the best site to snorkel as there are sea lice in the area – although harmless, they can still give bitter stings. Nonetheless, you can always take advantage of the crystal clear water and gaze at the marine creatures underwater. There are also rental cottages dotting the area, which remind people of The Maldives, thus dubbing the place as “The Maldives of the Philippines.” If you prefer not to rent a cottage, you can just chill on the boat or sand and enjoy a beach picnic. You can best enjoy the sandbar during low tide as it is most visible. By noon, the water almost rises to four meters. Grab this opportunity to catch sight of the magnificent dolphins and explore the country’s version of “The Maldives.” Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
7 hours
Available:
All year
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Apo Island Private Tour | A Whole Day of Underwater Fun

Join this incredible excursion to explore the depths of Dumaguete's top-rated dive spot with this fantastic snorkeling tour. This is an excellent chance for any explorers in the province who want to enjoy Dumaguete’s underwater beauty. To kick off your excursion, a private van will pick you up at your hotel and drive you to the southern tip of Negros Oriental, where you will be transferred to a private boat. From there, you will set sail for your main destination, Apo Island. Apo Island is amongst the top diving and snorkeling sites in the Philippines, attracting tourists far and wide with its abundant and thriving community-protected marine life. Spend the rest of your day trying out all their available activities. One of the must-try activities on Apo Island is snorkeling and swimming with the turtles. Your guide will help you look for these sea creatures, so no need to worry. Feel free to get as close as you want to the turtles and take pictures and videos if you spot one or two. Scuba diving is another fun sport you can try while on the island. This is your chance to see numerous clownfish, together with turtles and giant clams. Aside from that, you also get to see various fish species, including black and white snappers, manta rays, flounder, and angelfish. In the northwest part of the island, you will find different soft corals, a school of jacks, white tip reef sharks, barracudas, and Vlaming Unicornfish. Meanwhile, in the southern tip of Apo are spectacular rock formations and corals, along with moray eels and Picasso triggerfish. There are also restaurants here if you want to indulge yourself to local dishes. Hurry now and book this tour to discover the breathtaking sights of Apo Island's underwater paradise. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
7 hours
Available:
All year
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Apo Island Joiner Tour | One-Day Marine Life Adventure

Dive into this incredible island snorkeling tour in Negros Oriental's most exceptional island destination. Conducted off the southern tip of the province, this tour is sure to fascinate backpackers who love to explore the underwater beauty of Negros. A tour van will pick you up at Dumaguete Pantawan Rizal Boulevard and take you to the southernmost part Negros Oriental. Once there, you will climb aboard a boat and sail off the coast of the mainland, going to one of the province's beautiful gems, Apo Island. Apo Island is among the Philippines' top diving and snorkeling sites. It boasts of its abundant community-protected marine life, which attracts people in and out of the country. The island offers several exhilarating activities that will make your stay more exciting and unforgettable, like snorkeling. While on the island, feel free to put on your gears and lifejacket, throw yourself into the water, and enjoy the sight. You can also go swimming with the turtles if you spot some and take pictures and videos of the other marine animals you will encounter. Apart from snorkeling, you can also try scuba diving. In the western side of the island, you can lay eyes on many sea creatures including barracuda and tuna, as well as varieties of sponges, corals, and gorgonian sea fans. In the eastern side, you will find an array of jacks, groupers, scorpionfish, lionfish, and more. The other two corners of Apo Island also have surprises for you, so it's best that you don't leave any side unexplored. In case you need shelter, you can always take refuge in the cottages and relax. If that’s not your thing, you can still lie down on the sand under the shades of the trees. To complete your holiday, sumptuous dishes will be served for your lunch, matched with refreshing drinks. Make your Negros vacation worth remembering with this awe-inspiring water exploration. Check availability by choosing a date

Duration:
7 hours
Available:
All year
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Balicasag Island Tour | Snorkeling Adventure

Put on your swimming gear and get ready to go on an excursion to the best islet surrounding Bohol! Ocean lovers will definitely enjoy this tour as you will get to snorkel around Balicasag Island and see the richest marine life in the province. You will spend the whole day in this island, so all you have to do is relax and enjoy the view. First, you will be picked up at Alona Beach, which is a beauty in itself, due to its white sands and clear, blue waters. Afterward, you will begin your journey on an outrigger boat towards one of the most popular diving spots in the Philippines - Balicasag Island. Located at about 6 kilometers southwest of Panglao, it is surrounded by reefs which has been declared as a marine sanctuary. This tour is friendly even for beginners in snorkeling, as you will get to view diverse species of corals and schools of fishes even in shallow waters. For those looking for more adventure, you will be able to see impressive submarine cliffs as deep as 50 meters. The cliffs are surrounded by both soft and hard corals, which will make you feel like you're in a whole new world. Aside from the corals, turtles frequent the area as well, together with lionfish and triggerfish. Clownfish, which is the same fish from Finding Nemo, also make an abundant appearance around the reef. Since the island is just 25 hectares, you can walk around the whole area in just 45 minutes. Once you're done with your ocean exploration, a picnic spread will be served on the island, so you can eat and enjoy the view. After relaxing under the sun, you will be brought back to Alona Beach, ending your perfect day.  Pack your snorkeling equipment and join us now to see the marine paradise of Balicasag Island. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
3 hours
Available:
All year
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El Nido Yachting Club Experience with Lunch | Catamaran Full Day Group Tour

Hop aboard and experience the beautiful islands and pristine blue waters found in El Nido, Palawan in a luxurious way through this unique catamaran yachting experience. This tour is perfect for water adventurers and travelers who want to enjoy El Nido islands to the fullest. Your tour guide will pick you up from your accommodation within El Nido town proper via an air-conditioned van and will take you to the Lio Tourism Estate where you will be briefed with the activities you can do while on board. Afterward, you will be transferred to the yacht via a private pier. You will board a 50ft sailing catamaran yacht and safety gears such as life vests will be given the guide. You can enjoy the sights and take full advantage of its exclusive amenities. You'll be island hopping around beaches and lagoons such as Cadlao Lagoon, Star Beach, Big Lagoon or Small Lagoon, and Paradise Beach. Swim, snorkel and appreciate the island’s rich aquatic life. Aside from the water experience, feel free to find a good place to relax inside the yacht. You may interact with your companions in their lounge area, get an optional drink from the bartenders, or just appreciate the view and the sea breeze while you are sailing through its waters. For a more amazing experience, this tour also includes access to a private beach where you can swim and relax. Another activity that you can try are strolling along the beach, sunbathing or you may opt to rent kayaks or fish in the sea. A sumptuous freshly-prepared lunch is also included in this tour to fill up your energy from the activities. After swimming and enjoying your private time throughout the tour, you will be taken back to the pier and will be dropped off at your hotel. Join this one-of-a-kind yachting experience to find out why El Nido is one of the most visited places in Palawan. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
8 hours
Available:
All year
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El Nido Yachting Club Experience with Lunch | Speedboat Full Day Group Tour

Jump aboard in this exciting speedboat trip as we take you around to one of the most beautiful islands in the Philippines, El Nido in Palawan. This tour is perfect for travelers wanting to try riding a speedboat to visit more islands for a fun and memorable experience with their family and friends. Be in your swimsuits as our guide picks you up from your hotel within El Nido town proper. You will proceed to Lio Tourism Estate for a short briefing and explanation of your activity. Head next to the private pier where your speedboat throughout the tour is waiting for you. Board the speedboat and wear your life jackets for your safety. The tour will begin with an island hopping to some of the popular tourist spots in El Nido's Bacuit Bay such as Pinagbuyatan, Snake Island, Shimizu Island, and the Big and Small Lagoons, Secret Beach, Hidden Beach, Tapiutan Island, Helicopter Island where you can spend some time taking photos, snorkeling, or swimming on the beach. Appreciate the sea breeze and salty air while cruising at full speed and be amazed at the magnificent views of natural limestone rocks rising majestically from the shimmering blue and emerald waters. For an exciting time, you may opt to borrow gears for an exciting snorkeling experience. Afterward, you will head next to a private island exclusive for El Nido Yachting Club guests. Enjoy the feeling of enjoying the beach with little to no crowd, walk around the white sand beach, or swim to reach a good snorkeling spot. Freshly prepared lunch is also served in a picnic style on this island. This private beach has sunbeds where you can sunbathe, nap, or simply chill. You may also explore the beach on your own, or try out fishing for an exciting experience. Our guide will give you enough time to enjoy your luxurious experience on this private beach before they take you back to your hotel. Do not miss this opportunity to tour around the islands and lagoons in El Nido using a speedboat. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
8 hours
Available:
All year
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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 start at Caera’s Office-Town Proper, where your driver and tour guide will be waiting for you. You will be dropped off at El Nido Town Beach and will head straight to Miniloc Island aboard a boat. Once in the island, you will be guided to the Small Lagoon. The lagoon resembles a small swimming pool with calm greenish-blue water that sparkles when hit by the sun. The location is perfect for photo ops as its perimeter is surrounded by limestone cliffs with greeneries growing on them. 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. From there, you will then be taken 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. You will head next to another famous attraction in Cadlao, the Ubugon Cave. You will do a little spelunking in this tour. The unique formations of the stalactites and stalagmites inside the cave do not disappoint. Lastly, you will visit Natnat Beach. 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 gears for this budget-friendly tour in Palawan. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
8 hours
Available:
All year
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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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Duration:
8 hours
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El Nido Island Hopping Tour B | An Islands and Caves Combo Escapade 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 the search of the perfect beach and cave adventure combination. You will meet your guide in Caera's Office-Town Proper to get proper orientation. Afterward, 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 gears ready for your second destination. Popolcan Island is one of the best snorkeling sites in the province where you can experience the thriving marine life underneath the surface. Your snorkeling gears 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 potteries 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 budget-friendly escapade. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
8 hours
Available:
All year
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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.

Duration:
8 hours
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All year
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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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Boracay Island Day Tour | Pickup and Dropoff from Roxas

See some of the best islands in this tour around one of the world's best islands, Boracay. This excursion is perfect if you want to see more of Boracay even if you’re coming from Roxas. Your driver will pick you up at your accommodation in Roxas. Make sure to bring all of your necessities with you. Your guide will discuss to you the day’s activities before moving on to your first destination, Diniwid Beach. Diniwid Beach, in contrast with other beaches in Boracay, is not crowded; creating a relaxing, unspoiled vibe for its visitors. Its aquamarine waters are exceptional, making it a perfect spot to take a plunge. Make the most of your swimming session before going to Crocodile Beach. You'll visit Coral Garden next. It's one of the most picturesque dive sites in Boracay, which features an abundant number of marine life. It is ideal for beginners as the waters are in calm conditions.  After having a sumptuous lunch, you'll visit Puka Beach next. Recognized globally for its puka shells, the island is the best place to walk around and go for a quick dip. There are also locally made souvenirs with authentic puka shells being offered for sale by local vendors.  You'll also visit Ilig-Iligan Beach, a rugged, unspoiled haven perfect for a quiet moment alone or with loved ones. Relax and recover before making your way to Starfish Garden, which is located at Monaco Suites area. You can swim, snorkel, or just plainly lounge before making your way back to Roxas. Join this escapade that lets you enjoy the best tourist spots in Boracay from Roxas. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
15 hours
Available:
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Lakawon Island Resort Private Day Tour from Bacolod City

Bacolod — Be a part of this one of a kind water adventure that will take you to a world-class beach destination in Bacolod. This private tour is ideal for those who want to swim, sunbathe, and relax in the cobalt blue waters of Lakawon Island. Your driver will be picking you up from your accommodation within Bacolod City. Once settled, you will be taken to Cadiz City where you will be transferred to a boat that will take you to your island getaway. You will be arriving at Lakawon Island, a banana-shaped island covering a 16-hectare area. Its powdery white sand and vivid emerald-colored water attract tourists from across the globe. Lakawon Island offers a variety of water activities for adventurous and non-adventurous individuals alike. Aside from enjoying a dip in the open sea, you can go banana boat riding, kayaking, paddle boarding, snorkeling, or scuba diving. If you are more of an adventure-hungry type of tourist, you can go for the more challenging activities like the bandwagon ride, mermaid tail, UFO, and lakabash or human launcher. After the fun-filled activities, you can replenish your energy in their relaxing floating restaurant and bar called Tawhai, which is the biggest of its kind in Asia. The floating bar has a plethora of beds, hammocks, and bean bags in the area, making it a picture-perfect spot for unwinding. Don't forget to try their local cuisine and beverage that will satiate your appetite. Enjoy the scenic views of the island before going back to Cadiz Port. Before the tour van drops you off in your hotel though, you will be first stopping by Bongbong's or Merci, the two most famous pasalubong centers in the province. Join this whole-day tour to experience the beauty of this world-class beach resort. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
10 hours
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Anda Beach Tour | Bohol Escapade with Guide

Have a relaxing day in one of the most visited beaches in Bohol, Anda Beach. This tour is perfect for anyone wanting to bask in the tranquility of the islands with friends and family. Your tour begins when your driver picks you up from your accommodation in Bohol. From there, you’ll make your way to Anda Beach along with your guide who’ll discuss the day’s activities. Make sure to check your belongings beforehand to avoid mishaps along the way. Anda Beach, also known as Quinale Beach, has probably the longest shoreline in the province of Bohol. With a 3-kilometer stretch of fine white sand, it is perfect for those wanting to have a holiday getaway in an exquisite beach. Take your time as you dip into its aquamarine waters. The remoteness and isolation of Anda Beach make it the perfect tropical escape. Other than chilling and basking in the golden sun, you can go snorkeling or diving to  see various marine life. Make sure to coordinate with your guide for the needed gears and equipment. If you want, you can bring your own snorkeling set with you. Aside from the beach itself, there are blue cave pools found within the area. Wander around Cabagnow Cave, Combento Cave, and Can-Umantad Falls. Take photos while you're in the vicinity. There are also other beaches along the shoreline such as Bituon Beach, Talisay Beach, Bugnaw Beach, Arthoghin Beach and Talisay Beach. Visit them if you have the time. Have a delightful trip when you join this Anda Beach tour in Bohol. Check availability by choosing a date above.

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8 hours
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Frequently Asked Questions

About Snorkeling Tours

Explore the Philippines’ magnificent underwater sights! Swim in the many snorkeling spots in the country and witness the colorful coral reefs and vibrant marine life.

1. What is the difference between snorkeling and scuba diving?

Snorkeling allows you to swim through the surface of the sea with the snorkel as the source of oxygen while scuba diving allows you to explore the depth of the sea with the oxygen tank as the source of oxygen.

2. Where are the best snorkeling tours in the Philippines?

Magnificent underwater sights can be found in Dumaguete, Bohol, and Palawan’s Puerto Princesa, El Nido, and Coron.

3. When is the best month or season to go on a snorkelling tour?

In general, the best time is during the dry season in December to May, with peak season during summer (April to May).

4. Are there snorkeling tours during rainy or bad weather?

All snorkeling tours will depend on the weather and water condition. Some tours will most likely be cancelled if there's a storm signal advisory. Your tour operator will update you depending on the coast guard’s clearance for water-based tours.

5. Can I join snorkeling tours even if I don’t know how to swim?

Yes! Life vest is usually provided during the snorkeling tour for your safety.

6. Is there an age limit for joining snorkelling tours?

Most of the snorkelling tours allow children as young as 8 years old. Make sure that there is an adult accompanying the children during the course of the tour.

7. Are phones and cameras allowed during the tour?

Phones and cameras are allowed as long as these are waterproof or sealed in a waterproof bag at the very least.

8. Are there available restrooms or change rooms in the (dis)embarkation points?

Some embarkation or disembarkation points have restrooms or change rooms for guests. You may want to check with your tour operator on this.

9. How long does a snorkeling tour last?

Most of the snorkeling tours are included in beach or island-hopping tours that last for a full day. You may want to check the tour information for the duration of each tour.