Canoeing and Kayaking

Drone video of two fellows on SUP from Coron to El Nido.
We offer kayaks as part of our private or group, custom boat tours between El Nido and Coron for 500p a day, but below you will find some info of adventurous types I have met while living for a few years on one of these paradise islands along the way. Whether it was by kayak by two Frenchmen, long board by a Czech or rubber inflatable raft holding four Russians and a keg of beer, many have made the long distance from Coron to El Nido, some even around the entire Palawan island, where 6m long alligators are said to frolic in the ocean!

Palawan was voted the best island in the world two years in a row by a major online travel magazine. Look up “clearest waters in the world” and you will find Linapacan in first place. Excellent snorkeling, 52 islands in the Linapacan area alone, many of them deserted. Sleep on your own deserted island, discover caves, a Spanish fortress, jungle trails by a local boat tour and much more.

Explore the 2,000km loop around Palawan island for the adventure of your life! Or just do some small guided tours. Over the span of a year, to our island we’ve had guests doing the entire journey, coming on kayaks, long boards or even gas propelled rafts. The only thing you need to potentially worry about is south of Puerto Princesa, where the pirates may cause you problems, or even worse the 6m long sea crocodiles! Some prefer to take their kayak across the mainland and skip the south.

Below is a map of the hot spots we recommend for our private boat tours between El Nido and Coron. Come by visit our little nature camp any time.

Below is a flier from a friend of ours who specialises in canoe and kayak trips around the Coron area, and who has equipment they can rent to you.

SeaCanoe Philippines

Welcome and Mabuhay…

Sea Canoe Philippines offers back to nature, Eco friendly ocean kayaking tours around the Calamian group of Islands.

Coron Island Sea Kayaking Day Tour

Price includes lunch, water and soft drinks, safety equipment and dry bags. Minimum 4 persons. $50/pax inclusive of entrance fees.

You will be taken by Banca to our “put-in” on a beach on Coron Island, given safety training and local area orientation by your fully trained guide. Spend the morning exploring the many coves and secret lagoons hidden from the sea, accessible only by kayak. Snorkeling opportunities abound. Enjoy a full board lunch and relax on the beach. The afternoon paddle gets more magical, the geological formations alone are truly unbelievable. Keep a close eye out for monkeys, monitor lizards, sea eagles, turtles, plus a wide variety of other bird and marine life all in their untouched natural habitat.

Return to Coron town by banca.

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Four Russians once dropped by on their powered raft.
“Where’s the keg of beer?!” I asked them.

Mangrove Forest Jungle River Adventure

Price includes lunch, water and soft drinks, safety equipment and dry bags. Minimum 2 persons. $40/pax.

Paddling out of Coron town, heading north along the coast, we are quickly enveloped by pristine mangrove forest, the most fertile ecosystem in the world. Enjoy a full board lunch and relax on the beach. After lunch paddle up the mouth of a jungle river, explore the many tributaries and marvel at the diverse jungle ecosystem as the water changes from salt to fresh. Again, keep a close eye out for various wildlife, including monkeys, Dugongs, and many birds. Pick up will be by boat or truck at the bridge.

We also offer:

  • Mountain Trekking (camping)
  • Island Hopping and Overnight Beach Camping
  • Scuba Diving (macro-photography)

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Two Italians dropped by once with their kayaks and stayed overnight.
They were on a long 2,000km trip around all of Palawan.

Other guided kayaking day trips and tours

  • Mangrove Forest Jungle River adventure
  • Sangat Island, Mangrove forest adventure

Contact us for information on our two, three, four or six day expeditions.

New in 2017, our Sunset and Sunrise Paddle Tour!

Coron Island Sunset Paddle Tour

Price includes snacks, buffet dinner, water and soft drinks, safety equipment and dry bags. Minimum four persons. $50/pax inclusive of entrance fees.

Depart at around 1pm from Coron Town by boat heading towards Coron Island, with similar activities to our Sea Kayaking Day Tour, but with different timing. You will be taken to famous tourists spots outside the usual tourist flow to avoid the big crowds and experience the serene and natural beauty, with an introduction of the local people and area. Natural history by sea kayaking, explore lagoons accessible only by kayak, a truly magical experience.

Snacks will be served in the afternoon, with early dinner served around 7pm, then head back by boat to Coron Town by around 8pm.

$80/pax, minimum four persons.

Coron Island Sunrise Paddle Tour

Depart from Coron Town around 6am and arrive back around 3-4pm. Price includes breakfast, buffet lunch and snacks, water and soft drinks, kayak, safety equipment and dry bags. Minimum 4 persons, $50/pax, including all entrance fees.


Just send us a note through our contact form and we’ll work out something for you.

ACA accredited (American Canoe Association) and qualified Macrophotography Dive Guide according to the Philippine Commission for Sports Scuba Diving and Department of Tourism.

In case you cannot contact the above, you can rent one of our own kayaks for 500p/day along our private custom or group boat tour expeditions between El Nido and Coron. 82 paradise beach islands along the way!

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