Join A Group Or Castaway Expeditions

 

Who is the trip for?

Our Join Group or Castaway Expeditions are for the adventure travelers of all ages who don’t have the time to join our 5day 4night Open Group Expedition. We see the likes of long time adventurers, professionals on an adventurous break to the young and first time explorers. There are 2 options:

  1. Join a group: pay a boat transfer fee and join our group for a few days.
  2. Get set up on a remote island for 3 days with all the tools you need. It is a social adventurous outdoor experience for those who want a little more than the average tour package.

Our Join Group or Castaway Expeditions are suitable for travelers of all ages. Join Group or Castaway Expeditions caters from 8-18 guests on each expedition. We cannot confirm the size of the groups in advance.

What time of year is good to visit?

Our Join Group or Castaway Expeditions run all year round. There are two main seasons in the Philippines, the high season October to May, which is called Amihan’- North East winds which bring the dry cool north east winds. And June to September, ‘Habagat’- South West winds which bring the rainy season, so pack your rain jacket and expect some rainy days if you are travelling during these months.

Over Christmas and the New Year Holiday we run special 6day/5night Open Group Experiences you can join.

When do trips Depart and Arrive?

We have a set schedule for the season which you can choose from in respect to your availability and convenience. We have boats, departing from Coron and departing from El Nido. All boats leave at the same day scheduled.

Our standard expedition departure time is 0900H and our standard arrival time on the last day of the expedition is around 1600H. All meet up place will be arranged prior to your arrival on your designated place of departure ( Coron or El Nido). We will have a representative meet you to finalize details a day before your departure. In the case of sudden changes, we will inform you immediately on the new details of meeting place and time.

We require all guests to check in or meet our representative a day before the departure to settle all dues/ remaining balance and paperwork. Briefing and boat familiarization will be conducted on the boat in the morning of the departure.

Our expedition includes the following:

all meals including snacks in between

non alcoholic drinks ( coffee, tea, juice, mineral water)

mask and snorkel

tent accommodation with basic pads,

bedding, pillows and blankets

fishing gears

paddling boats

all island fees

overnight camping in selected base camps or rough camping in isolated islands

A unique adventure!

Our expedition does NOT include the following:

Alcoholic drinks (however,we provide a cooler to keep your drinks cold for you)

Towels and Fins

Accommodation and transportation before and after the expedition

Any personal expenses on the village that we will stop and immerse with.

Voluntary tip for the back bone of the expedition, the crew.

Boat transfer fees if in case you miss the departure time / day or in the case that you have to leave earlier than the rest of the group and arrive to a certain destination ahead of the arrival schedule.

A fee of Php200/person for Eco Tourism Development Fee which is valid for 10 days.

Any transfer fees via PayPal, bank to bank or on line credit cards payments

Perfect weather

 

OUR EXPEDITIONS EXPLORE THE RAW AND REMOTE ISLANDS BETWEEN EL NIDO AND CORON. THEY ARE AWESOME YET THEY ARE NOT FOR EVERYONE! If you are the type who believes what makes a difference between an ordeal from adventure is one’s attitude, then this trip might be for you. This is an Expedition, not a tour… you will camp on islands, you may be bitten by mosquitoes and other insects, you may get wet from the rain while camping or traveling on the boat, boat engines may break down, the seas will not be calm and smooth at all times but your safety will always be prioritized. The expedition may be easy or it may be uncomfortable or even hard sometimes.

Before applying to take part in our expedition you must understand that what we offer is not a tour or a hotel.

Palawan Isles understand that what we do and offer is difficult and can be at times out of the comfort zone of some individuals. A place of the unknown and the unexpected. This is the lifestyle of the men and women of Palawan Isles and as much as they love it, they understand that it is not for everyone. We do not guarantee a nice relaxing time, in fact, we do not guarantee anything. We just provide all the tools to explore this awesome archipelago. & In the end … YOU and your adventurous spirit are the deciding factors!

We highly recommend all travelers must have their own Travel Insurance. Remember that you will be traveling in a remote island. You should get a travel-insurance policy that cover loss and medical problems, missed and Scheduled Airline Failure connection, theft, and dangerous activities.

What to do:

After filling up and submitting the application form below, you will get an automatic confirmation. If you don’t hear from us within 3 days, please send an email to [email protected]

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