Coron Island What to Pack

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    No ATM's!

    by gacortes Written Mar 28, 2010

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    Luggage and bags: Beach Bag, a "rubber ducky" (it's a brand of a bag that can float in the water) as much as possible since exploring the place would be via boat where you can get wet if the waves are strong. To keep all your things / valuables protected.

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: It is advisable to wear your swimming attire upon leaving for Island Hopping.
    Aqua shoes is a must have when climbing Kayangan Lake and Barracuda Lake - you can wear slippers but the hike could be really slippery.
    Fins / Aqua shoes - when snorkeling in Coral Garden. There are sea urchins around the area.

    Photo Equipment: Extra Battery for the Island tour, Underwater camera since most of the trips would be snorkeling.

    Miscellaneous: Bring lot's of cash since there are no ATM machines within town. And only few accepts credit card.

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    • Diving and Snorkeling
    • Beaches
    • Hiking and Walking

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    Repellent is a must

    by shala_booo Written May 17, 2007

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    Luggage and bags: backpack is still advisable. no need for trolley bags and suitcase. Please leave your laptop at home, this is a vacation not a conference.

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: You cant avoid wearing shorts and cool clothings in palawan. Its the outdoors so wear what is expected to be worn.

    Toiletries and Medical Supplies: OFF! apart from sunblock to save yourself from sunburns, in Palawan it is essential you get a malaria shot 1-2 weeks before your trip. There are numbers of fatal cases of malaria in Palawan. Dont panic, make sure you lather yourself with mosquito repellent before hiking or going to islands. Better to be safe than sorry.

    Photo Equipment: underwater cameras are advisable during diving trips but you can rent them at dive centers if you want

    Camping/Beach/Outdoor Gear: hats and sunglasses, blankets during cool months

    Related to:
    • Diving and Snorkeling

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