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El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
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All reviews first stop fine white sand private tour nice beach helicopter waves tunnel beauty rocks diving
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Reviewed April 19, 2019

The starting sport for tour C. Nice bay and clear water with some nice snorkelling but again too crowded for relaxing snorkelling without being permanently hit. The best view is from the boat, the island really resembles the helicopter.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank duhoz
Reviewed January 30, 2019

This is also known as Helicopter Island and has a glorious golden sandy beach and beautiful turquoise coloured water. This is where we stopped for our second dive. I didn’t actually go diving at this spot so I went snorkelling over to the beach and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank deztreks35
Reviewed January 17, 2019 via mobile

Nice beach with a few rocks and great snorkelling opportunities. Try to skip the crowds. As everywhere in el nido if you come at the same time as all the tours you will not get a chance to enjoy this gorgeous place

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bittermelon2015
Reviewed January 11, 2019

We visited Helicopter Island twice, once as part of a dive day excursion and again on a private island hopping day for snorkelling - neither disappointed. The tunnel is a well known dive site, good for experienced divers who can deal with surge and are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KMJUK
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Well it really looks like a helicopter. The island has its own beauty. It may not be as white sand as the other island i has a big light brown shorline that is good for pictorial and nice view of the ocean. Unfortunately, I did...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Evo0913
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Plenty of gold looking sands and very clean water with good views all around , it was our last day here and a good choice to go to wish we had more time to visit Palawan but time ran out as we go to siargao...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank jasonhuges
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Island view from afar looks like a helicopter. First Stop of Tour C. Be warned that you have to swim to the beach if the boat can't be docked near the beach. The beach has fine white sand.. On the rocky side of the island,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jundavid0908
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

We stop here at the end of our tour and like all the tours it’s packed! The water was very clear and a few snorkling spots. Not the biggest highlight of the tour but was good

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank BillyK1980
Reviewed February 6, 2018

Helicopter Island was the first stop in our Tour C trip. It's a good intro to what Tour C is all about as we had to get off and board the boat by swimming a little bit (you can use life jackets though). Waves were...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank patlv23
Reviewed January 4, 2018

The island is really nice, with the shape of a helicopter. But it is specially good if you can dive there... the coral other life down there is just excellent.

Date of experience: December 2017
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