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Tao Expeditions

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El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
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Unforgettable experience

The trip from Coron to El Nido on a local boat, with a fantastic crew was simply fantastic! This... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Moira D
Simply the most amazing experience one's can ask for!

5 days of amazing breathtaking natural and remote places lead by an experienced young and fun team... read more

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El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The trip from Coron to El Nido on a local boat, with a fantastic crew was simply fantastic! This is a truly local experience and not for those seeking the usual 'resort' type luxuries. We stayed overnight on remote islands in local huts and all...More

Thank Moira D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

5 days of amazing breathtaking natural and remote places lead by an experienced young and fun team of splendid people who just make the whole trip unreal and probably indescribable. A variety of fresh and tasty food cooked with passion, games and fun on the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The crew, the boat, the overnight accommodation, the snorkelling, the food, the jungle juice, the laughs we had... best 5 days ever!!!

Thank Snowpet
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I could not possibly say enough good things about our Tao trip from Coron to El nido. The staff (Jeff, Angelo, Aivy and the crew) were awesome guys who we had so much fun with, learning about the islands, the culture, and also sharing many...More

Thank Ben C
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Had heard rave reviews of this from people in the UK and Ireland. Decided it was one for us but still had high expectations. Not for one single minute did the Tao experience disappoint, it was truly mind blowing. We've seen amazing and unspoilt beaches...More

1  Thank Conor H
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Tao experience was recommended to me by a friend and I will be forever in debt to my pal for this!!! Tao is not just a boat trip, it's a once in a life time adventure that opens your eyes to what life is really...More

Thank Leonzy
Reviewed 20 June 2017

This is hands-down one of the best things you can ever do as a vacation. We were lucky enough to get the large (and only) Tao Paraw which can accommodate around 20 people + the 9 crew. The boat is made in the traditional style...More

1  Thank manndras
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

We were recommended by two people whilst travelling Asia to take part in the Tao expedition as they stated this was the best thing they had done in their lives. Well Tao, you lived up to this expectation! A fantastic way to meet interesting new...More

1  Thank Frunkadunk
Reviewed 15 June 2017

My husband and I loved our trip with Tao and it was one of the highlights of our Philippine trip. The reason I have given a rating of 4 is because we did think it was too expensive for the level of accomodation given and...More

Thank motherfahey
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Tao has 10 boats; 5 that go from El Nido to Coron, and 5 that go from Coron to El Nido. We were on one that went from Coron to El Nido, departing June 4. Over-all it's pretty well organized and well run, in a...More

3  Thank CAtraveler2k
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El A
13 September 2017|
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Response from Leonzy | Reviewed this property |
Hey!! Doesn't really matter what way you do it but preference is to start in Coron and finish in El Nido. Hang out in El Nido for a few days after as it's a cool little town, great day trip opportunities including fab... More