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Kayaking Expeditions in Palawan, Coron, and More!


Embarking on kayaking expeditions in Palawan, including a stay at the Screaming Gecko Hostel, offers a unique blend of adventure and exploration in the region’s stunning landscapes.

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Here’s a detailed list of kayaking expeditions and information about the Screaming Gecko Hostel:

**1. Screaming Gecko Island Hopping and Kayaking:

  • Description:
    • Screaming Gecko Hostel in Coron offers a 3 day and a 4 day Island Hopping tour from Coron to El Nido that includes kayaking from their private boat.
    • Connect with fellow travelers and enjoy the laid-back atmosphere that the tour provides. Each tour is a maximum of 6 clients to ensure a personalized guest experience.

**2. Big Lagoon and Small Lagoon Tour:

  • Description:
    • Join guided tours to Big Lagoon and Small Lagoon in El Nido, both famous for their mesmerizing karst formations.
    • Kayak through the crystal-clear waters, surrounded by towering cliffs and vibrant marine life.

**3. Coron Kayaking Adventure:

  • Description:
    • Discover the Coron Bay and its stunning landscapes on a kayaking adventure.
    • Navigate through hidden lakes, such as Kayangan Lake and Barracuda Lake, surrounded by lush greenery.

**4. Underground River Kayak Tour:

  • Description:
    • Experience the Underground River, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on a kayak tour.
    • Paddle through the river’s cave system and witness the unique rock formations and bat-filled chambers.

**5. Tao Expedition:

  • Description:
    • Join the Tao Expedition, a multi-day journey through remote islands and cultural communities.
    • Kayak between islands, camp on pristine beaches, and immerse yourself in the local way of life.

**6. Screaming Gecko Hostel – El Nido:

  • Description:
    • Stay at the Screaming Gecko Hostel in El Nido, known for its vibrant atmosphere and budget-friendly accommodations.
    • Conveniently located for exploring El Nido’s attractions, the hostel provides a social and relaxed environment.

**7. Dugong Kayaking and Snorkeling Tour:

  • Description:
    • Take part in a kayaking and snorkeling tour to search for dugongs, also known as sea cows.
    • Explore the waters near Busuanga Island, home to diverse marine life and coral reefs.

**8. Linapacan Island Hopping and Kayak Expedition:

  • Description:
    • Venture to Linapacan, a group of islands between El Nido and Coron, for an island-hopping and kayak expedition.
    • Discover hidden coves, white sandy beaches, and clear waters during this off-the-beaten-path adventure.

**9. Screaming Gecko Hostel – Coron:

  • Description:
    • Stay at the Screaming Gecko Hostel in Coron, offering a relaxed and friendly atmosphere for travelers.
    • Conveniently located in Coron town, the hostel is a hub for meeting like-minded adventurers.

**10. Malcapuya Island Kayak Experience:

  • Description:
    • Explore Malcapuya Island, known for its powdery white sand and turquoise waters, on a kayaking adventure.
    • Paddle along the shoreline and discover the beauty of this remote paradise.

**11. Calauit Safari and Kayak Tour:

  • Description:
    • Combine a visit to the Calauit Safari Park with a kayaking tour around the nearby waters.
    • Experience wildlife encounters and scenic paddling in the vicinity of Busuanga Island.

**12. Twin Lagoon and Kayak Snorkeling Tour:

  • Description:
    • Join a tour to Twin Lagoon in Coron, where you can kayak through a small opening that leads to a hidden lagoon.
    • Enjoy snorkeling opportunities and marvel at the stunning underwater landscapes.

**13. Bacuit Bay Sunset Kayak Tour:

  • Description:
    • Embark on a sunset kayak tour in Bacuit Bay, El Nido.
    • Paddle through calm waters as the sun sets, casting a warm glow on the limestone cliffs and tranquil sea.

**14. El Nido Island Hopping and Kayaking:

  • Description:
    • Explore the iconic limestone cliffs and turquoise waters of El Nido through island-hopping tours with kayaking included.
    • Paddle through hidden lagoons, secret beaches, and enchanting caves, with various tour packages available.

**15. Mangrove Kayaking Adventure:

  • Description:
    • Experience kayaking through the mangrove forests of Palawan.
    • Guided tours take you through winding waterways, providing an opportunity to appreciate the unique ecosystem.

**16. Culion Island Kayak Excursion:

  • Description:
    • Explore the waters around Culion Island on a kayaking excursion.
    • Paddle along the coastline, discovering secluded beaches and enjoying panoramic views.

**17. Balabac Islands Expedition:

  • Description:
    • For the adventurous, consider a kayak expedition to the Balabac Islands in the southernmost part of Palawan.
    • Discover untouched beaches, vibrant coral reefs, and pristine landscapes.

**18. Kayak and Hot Springs Tour:

  • Description:
    • Combine kayaking with a visit to natural hot springs on certain tours in Palawan.
    • Paddle through scenic routes and unwind in the soothing hot springs afterward.

**19. Camp Ngey Ngey Kayak Adventure:

  • Description:
    • Join a kayak adventure to Camp Ngey Ngey, a secluded campsite with stunning views.
    • Paddle through clear waters and enjoy camping in a picturesque setting.

**20. Sibaltan Mangrove and Village Kayak Tour:

  • Description:
    • Experience a kayak tour through the mangroves of Sibaltan and visit local villages.
    • Gain insights into traditional fishing practices and the importance of mangrove ecosystems.
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Kayak in the island lagoon between mountains. Kayaking journey in El Nido, Palawan, Philippines.

Kayaking expeditions in Palawan, combined with stays at hostels like the Screaming Gecko, provide an immersive experience, allowing you to connect with the natural beauty and local culture of this captivating destination.

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Whether exploring iconic destinations or venturing off the beaten path, Palawan’s waters offer endless opportunities for unforgettable kayaking adventures.