A short boat ride from Coron Town and you’ll arrive at Coron Island, a spectacular mass of impenetrable jungle, other-worldly lakes and rocky escarpments. As you approach the island, we can guarantee you’ll be awe-struck by its imposing, yet graceful beauty.
AT A GLANCE
Idyllic lagoons, Jurassic-looking jungle, rocky ranges and famed lakes are what make Coron Island such a desirable destination. It’s a true natural beauty that invites exploration and thus everything you do here will involve trekking, diving, swimming; don’t worry though, there’s plenty of opportunity to relax as well. Coron Island is protected by the Tagbanua people, who have restricted access to just a few of the islands highlights. Still, the parts you can visit are incredible enough to have you falling in love within seconds of stepping off the boat.
WHAT TO SEE
Lake Kayangan and Lake Barracuda are Coron Island’s most famous attractions and subsequently its busiest spots. Despite the boats of travellers that visit daily, the lakes still manage to leave a lasting impression. Beneath the waters of Lake Kayangan lies an underwater, ethereal world that snorkelers can easily explore, whilst Lake Barracuda is renowned amongst divers for its unique layers of water that differ greatly in temperature.
Beyond the lakes, you’ll also have access to a small beach where you can spend a few hours drying out on the sand. Let’s not also forget the twin lagoons, one of which is salt water, the other fresh water, whose sparkling blue hues are perfect for swimming and snorkelling.
WHY WE LIKE IT
Coron Island is natural, organic and offers plenty of opportunities for exploration and outdoor adventure. We love that much of the island is restricted. It just makes the parts we are able to see extra-special, and conjures mysterious and romantic images in our minds of what the rest of the island is like.