Coron is the largest among the Calamian group of islands in Palawan, southwest of the Philippines. With its deep blue waters, breathtaking rock formations, and pristine beaches, Coron is easily one of the most picturesque spots in the entire country! So important is the island as a natural reserve that it is actually protected by numerous Philippine laws. In addition to its unparalleled beauty, the island is also known for being an important historical site. Off the coast of the island, you can find shipwrecks of Japanese vessels from the Second World War. Eager to visit this fascinating island? Then, check out our picks for the top island tours in Coron, the Philippines.
What better way to explore this island paradise than to go on a relaxing boat ride? On this tour, you’ll get up bright and early to explore Coron’s hidden gems — most of which are only accessible by boat. You can opt to be picked up right from your hotel and taken to the pier. From there, you’ll spend the entire day visiting sites like the freshwater Kayangan and Barracuda Lakes, the colorful coral reefs at Skeleton Wreck, and the mystical caves of Twin Lagoon. Of course, there will be plenty of time to take a refreshing swim on these pristine waters!
Coron: Full-Day Discovery Tour by Boat
Duration: 8 hour
On this tour, you’ll be able to see each of Coron’s beautiful islands one by one! Your tour will begin right from the hotel of your choice, where you will be picked up and brought to a wharf. From there, you’ll pick up some aqua gear and set out on your day-long adventure. You’ll be able to see the famed white sands of CYC beach, as well as the vibrant reefs at Las Islas De Coral, among many other sights. For lunch, you will also be treated to a mouthwatering local-style barbecue and the freshest seafood, all the while enjoying the breathtaking views and the cool ocean air.
Coron: Off-Bay Islands, Lagoons and Lakes Hopping Tour
Duration: 7 hour
Known for its unique geographical features, the island of Coron is actually composed of smaller islands — each with breathtaking coastal cliffs, powdery-soft sands, and crystal-clear waters! On this tour, you’ll get to visit Coron’s most popular islands — namely, Banana Island, Malcapuya Island, and Bulog Dos Island. At Banana Island, you can unwind on a hammock or lay by the shore and bathe in the sun. Meanwhile, at Malcapuya Island, you’ll be able to go snorkeling with the provided gear. Finally, as Bulog Dos Island tends to be a bit less crowded, you’ll be able to enjoy some quiet time and just take in the beauty of the island. You get to cap off the day with some savory barbecue and seafood!
Coron: Coastal Cliffs, Beach & Malcapuya Island Hopping Tour
If you enjoy a bit of history and a lot of adventure, then you definitely have to go on this tour of Barracuda Lake and Skeleton Wreck! Despite its ominous name, Skeleton Wreck is one of Coron’s most popular diving sites, as just 5 meters (16.4 feet) below the surface lies the wreckage of a vintage WWII-era Japanese ship! Meanwhile, Barracuda Lake is another unique site. When you take a dip in its sparking emerald waters, you’ll notice that the top is cool, while the bottom is warm — like a hot spring. This tour will take you to both of these excellent spots, along with a delicious buffet-style lunch.
Coron: Barracuda Lake, Skeleton Wreck, Twin Lagoon Boat Tour
Duration: 8 hour
They call this tour of Coron the “ultimate” because it will take you through all the best that the island has to offer! You’ll be picked up right from your hotel and taken on a day of adventure. On the tour, you’ll head to Twin Lagoons, where you can see the island’s soaring limestone cliffs and enjoy the picturesque views from the peaks. You’ll also visit Coral Garden, where you can swim among the colorful reefs and schools of fish. Finally, you’ll be able to enjoy a hearty lunch at the beautiful Atwayan Beach.
Coron Ultimate Tour
Duration: 10 Hrs Duration
Eager to see the waters of Coron, but don’t have any gear with you? Worry not! You can go on this exciting tour, where you can snorkel in the island’s bluest waters. On tour, you’ll visit seven different destinations in Coron — a combination of its best lakes, lagoons, and beaches. Discover the fascinating wreckage at Skeleton Lake, or the secret second lagoon at Twin Lagoons, among many others. Best of all, you won’t have to worry about a thing, as you can arrange to be picked up and dropped off right at your hotel. All of the necessary snorkeling gear will also be provided during the tour.
The Best Coron Super Ultimate Island Hopping Tour (lunch+snorkel gear)
Duration: 7 hours
Coron is noted for its very diverse natural resources. It is home to white-sand beaches, verdant mangroves, and unique geological formations. On this eco-tour of Coron, you can discover just how varied and beautiful the island is! Your first stop on this tour will be Kayangan Lake, famous for once having been recognized as the cleanest lake in the Philippines. You’ll also get to visit spots like Siete Pecados, Twin Lagoons, and Calachuchi Beach, where you can enjoy a hearty lunch.
Full-Day Coron Island Ecotours
Duration: 8 hours
If you love the outdoors and are up for a bit of a challenge, this exciting island tour would be the perfect fit for you! On this tour of Coron, you can enjoy kayaking, hiking, swimming, and plenty of other outdoor activities. The tour begins at Kayangan Lake, one of the clearest and cleanest in the country! There, you’ll hike up to the viewpoint and enjoy the scenery from the peak. You’ll go snorkeling at Twin Peaks, enjoy kayaking at CYC Beach, and see the reefs at Coral Garden. Finally, at the end of this adventure-packed tour, you’ll even be brought right back to your hotel, ensuring a hassle-free day for you.
Coron Island Tour A
Duration: 6 to 7 hours
Discover the island paradise of Coron
Verdant landscapes, white-sand beaches, and the clearest waters — all the natural treasures of this paradise is just waiting for you to discover them! We hope these excellent tours will help you see and experience all the best that the beautiful island of Coron has to offer.
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