Port Barton Island-Hopping Tour

Take a journey to the stunning islands around Port Barton. Explore mysterious lagoons and pristine beaches. Bathe in the emerald waters and marvel at the diverse marine life that thrives under.

Port Barton island-hopping tour lets you explore Palawan’s hidden gems, from pristine beaches to enchanting lagoons. Swim in the clear and warm waters and marvel at the abundant marine life. Witness the wide reef that is teeming with colorful fish and beautiful coral reefs.

If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of Puerto Princesa city or the island-hopping crowd of El Nido, Port Baton is the perfect place to enjoy the natural wonders and simple pleasures in life. Discover now what makes Palawan a tropical paradise.


You will be picked up from your hotel by our representative at around 9:00 AM. You will be taken back to the town at around 5:30 PM.

Note that this is a private tour, which means that you will be able to enjoy your day without many touring boats. But since this is one of the most visited islands in the world, expect some visiting tourists as well.

Fantastic Reef – this fantastic reef is close to double island. This snorkeling spot is well known for its beautiful green corals.

Wide Reef – this reef covers a wide area, another great snorkeling spot to observe Port Barton’s rich marine life.

Lagoon Reef  – this reef is famous for its patches of corals and schools of fish.

German Island – this is a privately owned island with patches of beautiful coral gardens teeming with colorful marine life. This island is also a good spot for lunches.

Twin Reef – this is also one of the most popular snorkeling sites in Port Barton. The visibility is clear so you can easily see the abundance of fish.

Starfish Island – this is a sandbar that gets completely submerged during high tide. This is called Starfish island due to the starfishes clustered in it its waters.

Note: The highlights for this tour might vary depending on the weather and sea conditions.


  • Private Banca (motorized boat) good for 8 people.
  • Lunch and drinks according to your dietary requirements 
  • Life jackets and other water safety equipment
  • English-speaking and licensed tour guide
  • Lifeguard and water guide
  • Mask and snorkel
  • Entrance fees and government permits


Please read our Terms & Conditions prior to adding this day tour to your Palawan itinerary. Please note that the Coast Guard might cancel boat trips due to sea conditions or bad weather for your safety. In this case, either a refund will be made or an alternative tour or activity would be suggested.

Make sure to bring your own towels, change of clothes, swim attire and your own snorkeling gear. And please let the guides know if you cannot swim, there are life vests available in the boat for everyone.

Maintain a 3-meter distance from the reef. Please help preserve the beauty of Port Barton’s marine life by not touching or stepping on the corals while snorkeling. There are dangerous organisms that thrive on the coral reef.

Palawan Alternative promotes environmental awareness in the community and you can do your part by not contributing to the waste that harms marine life. Help us preserve the natural wonders of Port Barton for the future generation by refraining from littering, using reusable bottles or containers and segregating wastes (biodegradable and non-biodegradable).

Our itinerary specialist will be happy to add this activity to your personalized Palawan itinerary.

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