Island Hopping Tour A

Tour description

Tour A is the most popular tour in the Bacuit Archipelago. It visits Miniloc island on which the 3 famous lagoons are located. Two of these lagoons can be visited on tour A: Big Lagoon and Secret Lagoon (Note: Small Lagoon is now part of Premium tour D!). Lunch is at Simezu Island. You can enjoy snorkeling here while a great lunch is prepared for you. Last stop of tour A is 7Commando beach where you can relax with a nice fruit shake or a cold beer at one of the beach bars.

Tour A is now divided in 2 different tours: 1 regular tour A and 1 premium tour A. 

Regular Tour A

Regular tour A visits the following destinations: Secret Lagoon, Simezu Island, Entalula Island, snorkeling destination, 7 Commando Beach. Big and Small Lagoon are not included in the regular tour A! The tour departs from the main beach in El Nido town. The group tour will leave at 9 am. Private tour A regular can depart between 8 am and 10 am in the morning, depending on the time that the guests prefer to leave. Meeting point is our office Spider Travel and Tours in Hama Street (close to Gusto Gelato and Rovics Tourist Hotel). Tours will end between 4 and 5 pm in the afternoon. Inclusions are:

  • Licensed boat, crew and tour guide
  • Buffet lunch with drinking water and soft drinks
  • Mask and snorkel
  • Towel

Excluded are:

  • ETDF tourism tax. This tax costs 200 PHP per person and is valid for 10 days. Children of 12 years and below pay 100 PHP. Infants below 2 years are free.
  • Aqua shoes. These can be rented at 100 PHP per day per person.
Premium Tour A

Premium tour A visits the destinations of tour A and visits Big Lagoon. The destinations for this tour is:
Big Lagoon, Secret Lagoon, Simezu Island, Entalula Island, 7 Commando Beach. 

Small Lagoon is not a part of tour A anymore. Visit Small Lagoon by booking a Premium tour D. Big and Small Lagoon cannot be visited anymore on the same day.

We will have to reserve a ticket for you to visit the Big Lagoon at Protected Area Office. This entrance tickets cost 200 PHP/person. Time slots to visit Big Lagoon starts at 7 am in the morning and each time slot lasts 1,5 hours. The number of entrance tickets for each time slot is limited. Book your Premium tour A in advance with us to be able to visit Big Lagoon.
Depending on the time that we were able to reserve for you, you will leave for your tour between 6.30 and 9 am in the morning. Meeting point is our office Spider Travel and Tours in Hama Street (close to Gusto Gelato and Rovics Tourist Hotel). Tours will end between 4 and 5 pm in the afternoon.

Boats are not allowed inside the lagoons. You can visit Big Lagoon either by swimming or by using a kayak. Kayaks can be rented at the entrance of the lagoon for 250 PHP/kayak (good for 2). 

To book a private Premium tour, please contact us for price information. 

Inclusions are:

  • Licensed boat, crew and tour guide
  • Buffet lunch with drinking water and soft drinks
  • Mask and snorkel
  • Towel
  • Entrance fee to Big Lagoon
  • Kayak rental

Excluded are:

  • ETDF tourism tax. This tax costs 200 PHP per person and is valid for 10 days. Children of 12 years and below pay 100 PHP. Infants below 2 years are free.
  • Aqua shoes. These can be rented at 100 PHP per day per person.
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