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  • 1. Maquinit Hot Springs

    4 out of 5 stars

    Maquinit Hot Springs is 5 kms east of Coron Town and i have written a separate tip on how to get there in the transportation section. The best time to go there is late afternoon when the sun is going...

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  • 2. Climb Mt Tapyas

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Mount Tapyas can be approached from St Augustine Street, near the center of town as the path starts from there. There are over 700 concrete steps to the top and well worth the climb to catch the...

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  • 3. Barracuda Lake

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    It is one of the two lakes in Coron Island that is frequented by tourist. They said it is a freshwater lake but for me it is a little salty. The Lake can be accessed by a little hike along wooden...

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  • 4. Kayangan Lake

    5 out of 5 stars

    As i mentioned in my previous tip things have changed since my last visit 20 years ago with the construction of steps to the lake and a wooden walkway at the side of the lake. When i was there before...

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  • 5. Siete Picados

    4 out of 5 stars

    It is my first destination in the Coron Island tour, a few minutes away from Coron Town. The Siete Pecados is a cluster of 7 islets. It literally means “seven sins” (I don’ know why). Our boatman told...

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  • 6. Twin Lagoon

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Twin Lagoons. Located on the northwestern tip of Coron Island. The water here is deep and peaceful so it's very ideal for kayaking and snorkeling. The second lagoon is accessible via an opening from...

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  • 7. Kayaking

    I noticed that Tribal Adventure tours had several kayaks and organise kayak tours where you can enjoy camping on the islands, snorkeling, mountain biking on the locals islands. The fellow running the...

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  • 8. Skeleton Ship Wreck

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    We headed to this destination after Banol beach. It is our last stop on our Coron Island Tour. It is one of the Japanese ship that was sunken by US planes. It is in an inclined position. You can only...

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  • 9. PNP, POLICE STATION

    You can see the police station about 200 meters after Rizal Street as you head along the National Highway to the port. I noticed a distinct lack of policeman in...

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  • 10. CITY HALL

    The City Hall, Fire Station and other town's government building are all located in a block adjacent to the National Highway between Burgos Street and Rizal...

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  • 11. WALK ALONG THE COASTAL ROAD

    The Coastal Road is a small road that leads from the highway to the Cemetery, just west of the center of town. You will see the houses built on stilts, bangkas,...

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  • 12. ELECTRICAL MADNESS

    While walking around the town you may see the electricity lines hooked up to posts and meters in a way that we would not see in our own countries. Also people...

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  • 13. I WOULD HARDLY CALL THIS A PARK

    As parks go Lualhati is the worst one i have ever seen so don't expect to see a blade of grass, beautiful shrubs and flowers. All you will find is a few palms,...

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  • 14. ENJOY A HALO HALO

    All over town, particularly down the side streets you will see locals selling halo halo, which is a drink made with shaved ice, evaporated milk and dried fruits...

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  • 15. CORON TOWN CEMETERY

    The cemetery has increased in size since my last visit 24 years ago and suffered some typhoon damage from Yolanda. Some folks just have a simple wooden cross...

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  • 16. CHOOSING A TOUR

    With so many tour operators in Coron Town it may become confusing which tour to take, but most operators go to all the main places and the price is more or less...

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  • 17. COVES, BEACHES and LAGOONS

    With so many tour operators in the town of Coron who send boats to all the nearby islands it seems that each beach, cove or lagoon is given a name so you will...

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  • 18. ATWAYAN BEACH FOR LUNCH

    Atwayan Beach on Coron Island was the place where our tour boat decided to stop and have lunch, but although it is a beautiful place with a lovely sandy beach...

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  • 19. SWIMMING IN THE GREEN LAGOON

    We took a day tour with El Compass Travel & Tours, and one of the 6 places they stopped at was the Green Lagoon on Coron Island. The water was an amazing color...

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  • 20. TRY CATCH A DEADLY FISH WITH YOUR HANDS

    While snorkeling i saw this friendly little fellow laying in the sand and he did not seem to mind much when i took him out of the water. After a few minutes i...

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  • 21. DISAPPOINTING SNORKELING AT THE CORAL GARDEN

    One of the stops on our tour took as to The Coral Garden which was a huge disappointment as there were very few fish and 90% of the coral had been destroyed....

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  • 22. SWIM AT CYC ISLAND

    Many tours will take you to CYC Island and the boat will anchor there for the best part of an hour. The island is only about 100 meters in diameter but has a...

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  • 23. THE POLITICIANS ARE ALL THERE

    Between the town and the port you will see a huge poster of the local politicians--- Love them or hate them they are all there. Chico Alvarez, Congressman whose...

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  • 24. TAKE A MOTORBIKE TO CONCEPCION

    Better rent an off road bike as only half the distance is concreted road. I spent a week in Concepcion 24 years ago after arriving by boat and i remember the 40...

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  • 25. THE JAIL AT SANTA MONICA

    Around 10 kms out of town on the road going west stop at Santa Monica to see the jail, on your right handside. Most Barangays (small communities) have a simple...

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