THE TOP 5 Coron Tours & Excursions
The island has many beautiful secrets, but to reach the most popular tourist destinations, you may need to take a boat trip to discover the most famous tourist hotspots. Luckily there are many online bookings who can give you this experience, guided by a professional tour agent. Lets have a look!
Coron Island Ultimate Tour
The Coron Island Ultimate Tour is one of the most popular tours, as it covers all the main highlights that you can see when you go island hopping in Coron. Here we will show you some of the highlighted tourist destinations which are included in the Coron Island Ultimate Tour. Depending on the Tour Agency, some destinations may differ.
With its soft and appealing beach, surrounded by crystal clear water which is full of marine life, this is your little island paradise. Go tanning at CYC Beach or get your snorkel gear ready to meet the fish!
This lake has become a popular dive site in Coron. The crystal clear waters and deep depths make it a prime spot for beginners and more advanced divers. There are fascinating rock structures that lie beneath the surface at Barracuda Lake.
Siete Pecados Marine Park
Siete Pecados Marine Park is a popular tourist attraction in Palawan that consists of a group of 7 small rocky islets located just a few hundred meters off Coron town’s coast. The site is best known as a perfect snorkel spot for every level.
Skeleton Wreck is a 25m long Japanese supply ship that was hit by an airstrike during WWII by US airforce. The ship now rests at a depth of 5m ranging to 22m at the deepest.
Coron Town Tour
Sink into the simple rhythms of island life on this afternoon tour of Coron Town. If you love sightseeing and are looking forward to enjoying a nice afternoon exploring the area, then this half-day tour is the perfect add-on to your Palawan holiday. Depending on the Tour Agency, some destinations may differ.
Mount Tapyas Viewdeck
Mt. Tapyas is a 723-step trail leading to the famous view of the sunset over Coron Town. The Filipino term “Tapyas” means “cut”. The mountain got its name due to the bombings during World War II when the Japanese hid on this hill and the American force held an air strike which sliced a portion of its peak.
Saint Agustin Church
Saint Agustin church is the only Catholic church in Coron. It is an intimate church sitting right at the town center where regular masses are held every Sunday at 6:30 am.
Maquinit Hot Spring
The Maquinit Hot Springs is one of the only few saltwater hot springs in the world. There are two available pools of warm saltwater at the site. The flooring and walls of the pool are covered in pebbles. The pool temperature plays between 37° to 40° Celsius.
Coron Cashew Shop
Cashews are known to be the best “pasalubong, ” or a homecoming gift if you’re coming home from a vacation in Palawan. Enjoy the taste of freshly roasted cashews!
Reef and Wreck Tour
Coron Reef and Wreck Tour is an amazing snorkeling experience as you will discover the rich marine fauna and some of the WW2 shipwrecks that lie in the shallow part of the sea. Get your snorkeling gear ready to discover the beauty of underwater paradise. Depending on the Tour Agency, some destinations may differ.
East Tangat Wreck
The East Tangat Wreck is believed to be a submarine hunter of the Japanese Imperial Navy. On the wreck, you can find a few corals, both soft and hard, and there are some large lettuce corals beside the East Tangat wreck. It has been a home for many aquatic animals and a very good marine life.
Imagine pure white silica, soft underfoot, and tall, green palm trees towering skywards and casting blissful shadows over the beach. Then imagine a cold beer in hand and refreshing, calm waters to swim in. Pass Island is a slice of paradise with stunning seascape and pristine beach.
The Lusong Gunboat is a well-known snorkeling and diving site in Coron Bay. It is a shallow spot with the shipwreck being between 5m and 15m deep. The reef life is very rich with plenty of tropical fish swimming around the wreck.
Lusong Coral Garden
Just around the corner from Lusong Gunboat there is this beautiful reef known as the Lusong Coral Garden. Here you can find crystal clear water with incredible visibility. There is a huge variety of coral that grows up and down the drop-off wall. Discover this splendid narrow reef overflowing with corals. In this lively and colorful underwater landscape.
Calauit Safari Tour
Get to know the best of Busuanga Island on this full-day nature and wildlife tour. Hop on a boat from Coron to Calauit island and come face to face with native and exotic species, such as giraffes and zebras, at the Wildlife Safari. Finish your tour, enjoying one of the most beautiful islands that Palawan has to offer. Depending on the Tour Agency, some destinations may differ.
Calauit Safari Park
Explore the wildlife sanctuary in Calauit Safari Park, a 3,700 hectare island based is the north-west corner of the municipal of Busuanga. It is home to various species of exotic African and endemic Palawan flora and fauna where hundreds of giraffes, elans, waterbucks, Calamian deer, monkeys, fresh water crocodiles, zebras, bear cats, bushbuck and a variety of birds roam freely.
Black Island, known to locals as Malajon Island, is a huge, mysterious looking island near Busuanga. From afar, it looks menacing because of the dark massive karst cliffs nestled at the center of the island. You will be welcomed by the fine white sand and the clear blue waters.
Island Escapade Tour
Are you looking forward to discover beautiful beaches and tropical islands. If yes, the Island Escapade Tour is made for you. It will bring you to some of the best islands in the area around Coron, for a day of relaxation and enjoyment. Depending on the Tour Agency, some destinations may differ.
If you really love being out in nature, then Malcapuya Island is a popular choice. You can even bring your own hammock and secure it between two coconut palm trees for a really exciting tropical island experience.
Swim and snorkel in the clear turquoise waters near the open sea at Banana Island. The island features a narrow strip of white sandy beach set against the backdrop of forested, hilly terrain. Moor your boat at a small lagoon in the shape of a horseshoe, find a hammock chair, and swing lazily, sheltered by the shade of tall palm trees.
Bulog Dos Island
Bulog Dos Island looks beautiful with its short stretch of white sandy beach, crystal-clear aquamarine waters and a long snaking sandbar that connects it to Malaroyroy Peninsula and the rest of Bulalacao. The fishes here are not shy and would even swarm around you.