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Corregidor Island

Manila, Luzon, Philippines
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As featured in Daytrips from Manila
Ranked #1 of 81 attractions in Manila
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Islands
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: This tadpole-shaped rock island is the largest of five islandsbetween the historical Bataan and Cavite shores. Some geologists theorize that... more » Owner description: This tadpole-shaped rock island is the largest of five islandsbetween the historical Bataan and Cavite shores. Some geologists theorize that Corregidor was once part of a huge volcano that erupted on one side and gradually eroded to become partly invisible beneath the sea. It is called "The Rock" because it served as the major bastion of Philippine's Allies during World War II. « less
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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Really enjoyed this last minute tour idea. It was really interesting to hear about life on the Island for the Allied troops as well as for the local Filipino's during the start of the war and during the following occupation. Lunch was just OK, but don't go on this tour for lunch, go on it for the good history, the... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

I booked onto a tour with Sun Cruises which departed promptly in the morning. The crossing was fairly bumpy but not too bad. The boat has toilets and a small shop. Upon arrival we boarded our allocated 'buses' and tour guide who stayed with us for the day. The guide was hard to understand at times but had plenty of... More

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Midland, TX.
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52 reviews 52 reviews
15 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We booked the island tour thru Filipino Travel and could not have been more pleased. Their driver (Carlos) was most professional, knowledgeable, good driver and full of local and historic information. After touring the island, my girlfriend and I wished we would have stayed on the island overnite and rented the ATVs. Our island tour guide spoke good english and... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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60 reviews 60 reviews
24 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

We were told that this was a must-see tour, so we were excited. Unfortunately I feel a bit let down, but there was some redemption. The ferry ride to the island left late, and wasn't that pleasent. Loud Jackie Chan movies and Kareoke aren't what I figured history buffs where after, but who knows. Upon arrival, we were segregated to... More

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Canada
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

My husband and I included Corregidor Island in our 2-week stay in the Philippines as part of our 1-month Asia mini tour. It was my first time visiting his homeland and I was so please with this tour as I learnt so much more about his country's history and culture. We did the tour package where you are taken around... More

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USA
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

During my business trip to the Philippines, I had the fortune to take a day trip and visit this amazing island, and I'm glad I did. The trip began with a 1.5 hour ferry ride to the island which was enjoyable in and of itself. Upon arriving, I was treated to a 4 or so hour tour, including lunch at... More

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Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I went to Corregidor last May for the first time in about two years. My purpose was not to take the regular tour (I've gone around the island enough times in the past). I rented a vehicle to take me around and take some photos which I needed to update an e-book of mine. My intention was to maximize my... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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62 reviews 62 reviews
17 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I boarded the ferry and was on my way to adventure. On the ferry SunCruises keeps you pretty occupied with a movie which is awesome considering its about 1 hour and half from Manilla. Once on the island whatever number was on your tag that was the cable car you were on for the duration of the tour. I happened... More

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Las Pinas, Philippines
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11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Isla ng Corregidor, is an island located at the entrance of Manila Bay in southwestern part of Luzon Island in the Philippines. Due to this location, Corregidor was fortified with several coastal artillery and ammunition magazines to defend the entrance of Manila Bay and the City of Manila from attacks by enemy warships in the event of war. Located 48... More

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Manila, Philippines
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28 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Its a very historical place to be. Not suitable for small children or infant. Take the early morning boat trip to the island with the tour included and lunch also. Bring a small towel and a hat, sunglasses, a small flashlight and wear light clothing and good walking shoes. You'll finish by mid afternoon for your boat trip back to... More

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