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USD 26 per traveller

El Nido Island Hopping [Tour C]: Hidden Beach, Matinloc Shrine and more – Full Day

Includes: 7 attractions and lunch.

Snorkel through the waters of the popular Helicopter Island and Tapiutan Island.

Explore both the man-made and natural wonders on Matinloc Island.

Discover the stories behind the names of Secret Beach, Star Beach, and Hidden Beach.

  • Trip Available tomorrow
  • Trip Duration: 8hs
  • Available Languages: English
  • Pickup & drop off to your hotel
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Food and/or beverages
  • Certified tour guide / instructor



If there is one tour you must take around the paradise archipelago of Palawan, it’s this: a day that starts at one of its most famous destinations and ends in hidden beaches. A number of water activities await, snorkeling being the main attraction.

Start your day at the much-publicized Dilumacad Island, whose helicopter shape has earned its nickname, Helicopter Island. White sand and rocky beaches that are perfect for lounging and swimming surround the picturesque islet. For the more adventurous, there’s also an underwater tunnel with rich marine life. Later you’ll also get another chance to snorkel in nearby Tapiutan Island.

Speaking of natural wonders, the next stop is known for the supernatural: Matinloc Shrine, site of an abandoned convent whose ghost is believed to haunt the island. From the boat alone, a sculpture of Jesus Christ greets visitors, setting the tone for a walk through forgotten history amidst magnificent nature.

After that, stay on the sunnier side of things with a hop through Secret Beach, Star Beach, and Hidden Beach. Each has a distinct story to its name, but you will have to discover that for yourself!


Meet at booking office – Calle Amboy (corner with G. del Pilar St.)
Island Hopping & Snorkelling at Dilumacad (Helicopter) Island
Tapiutan Island
Buffet Lunch on Talisay Island
Matinloc Island
Secret Beach
Star Beach
Hidden Beach
Return back to El Nido town
FREE PICKUP ONLY AVAILABLE from EL NIDO TOWN. Customers outside this area please meet the guide at CALLE AMBOY (corner G. del Pilar St. Zone 1)


  • Boat Hire
  • Guides
  • Buffet Lunch
  • Water
  • Snorkeling and diving gear
  • Mandatory environmental tax (PHP 200 per person)
  • Snorkeling or free-diving gear
  • Towel
  • Sunblock
  • Snacks
  • Beverages (including beer and other alcoholic drinks)
  • Waterproof Bag
  • Camera
  • Water shoes

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