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The Philippine Experience

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The perfect day out

We did this experience as part of a tour we were on (20+ of us), and I have to say it was probably... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
George B
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It was such an awesome Day!

I really enjoyed myself during the philippine Experience. The flora/fauna walk to begin with was... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2018
_melanie_lucas1
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Puerto Princesa, Philippines
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An all-day "experience" with a mini flora / fauna trek, Arnis (traditional Filipino stick fighting), a mini cooking course, coconut climbing (with a rope & safety harness), trying your hand at local crafts, skills & games during a unique day all...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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El Nido, Palawan Island 5313, Philippines
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+63 928 192 3268
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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

We did this experience as part of a tour we were on (20+ of us), and I have to say it was probably the best and most rewarding thing we did in Palawan. We learnt so much, ate (and cooked!) some incredible food, and even...More

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mark t, Owner at The Philippine Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Hey George! Thanks for the perfect review!! So glad to hear you enjoyed cooking, learning and ur time with us was so rewarding! Nice that Shen got a shout out too! she's so passionate about visitors experiencing the culture / way of life here, so...More

Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed myself during the philippine Experience. The flora/fauna walk to begin with was very interesting. And the team welcomed us with a freshly opened coconut for a refreshment. The awesome thing about it, we used the whole coconuts later on for our lunch....More

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mark t, Owner at The Philippine Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Wowsers! Great to hear you had an amazing time with us... Thanks so much for sharing how much you enjoyed yourself and taking the time to leave us such an incredible review! Yey!

Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Fantastic day tour experiencing some of the local Filipino culture. Walk through the jungle looking at all the flora and fauna. Climbed a coconut tree, cooked some of our lunch. Food was delicious, lovely local food. Had dessert at the end of tour, although very...More

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mark t, Owner at The Philippine Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2018

Great to hear u had a fantastic day with us! Thanks for leaving such kind words :)

Reviewed 19 May 2018

A short trike from El Nido, Shen and Mark take us through a tiny hike pointing out interesting flora and fauna until a small ex boat-building village is reached. Here they take you through a range of activities. Very relaxed and at your own pace,...More

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mark t, Owner at The Philippine Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2018

Thanks for the detailed review, Andrew! Hope you've had chance to play the flip flop game since!!! :)

Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Came here as part of my Philippines tour group and loved it!! Mark and Shen taught us a lot about Philippine culture and arranged so many really cute activities for our group. Lunch was delicious and loved seeing my friends freak out while climbing the...More

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mark t, Owner at The Philippine Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Thanks for the review... Glad u had a really fun day with us and enjoyed the lunch and coconut climbing! Really appreciate you taking the time to leave such awesome feedback! Yey!

Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Really fun experience. We made food, climbed a coconut palm tree, painted shotsglasses and many other things. The guides were amazing! So good at English, both very engaged and excited. Overall a great experience, something you should try in El Nido!

Thank Victoria F
mark t, Owner at The Philippine Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Nice! So happy to hear you had a fun experience with us! Thanks for taking time to leave a review Victoria, much appreciated :)

Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Wonderful experience! Shen and Mark shared really interesting knowledge about the local plants, culture and food. The wide range of activities was well organised and engaging, and the lunch feast was delicious.

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mark t, Owner at The Philippine Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thanks for taking the time to leave us feedback and such a glowing review! V much appreciated- makes us happy to know you had a wonderful experience :)

Reviewed 6 April 2018

Wow, where to start, we did so much and learnt so much and ate so much and played so much. Mark and Shen (who run it) are so lovely and chilled and informative and cool. While the food was awesome, and the dancing and games...More

Thank Benjamin I
mark t, Owner at The Philippine Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

What a great review! Thanks so much for such a nutterley amazing write up :) Great to know you had an awesome day with us and enjoyed all the activities! Yippie!

Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Shen and Mark go above and beyond to make your experience fun, we learnt so much within the half day that we were there. We climbed a coconut tree, decorated our own shot glasses, learnt the traditional stick fighting Arnis, traditional dance and fun games...More

Thank Anna D
mark t, Owner at The Philippine Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

A massive thanks for helping us out by leaving such a great review and recommending our day to other travellers! Salamat Po!! :)

Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Such a great day, Mark and Shen are fantastic hosts and give you a little look into Filipino life! So many different fun and interesting activities, and the puppies are super cute!

Thank Jennifer S
mark t, Owner at The Philippine Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

Thanks for this review! Great to know you found your day with us both interesting and fun... Cute puppies n all!!! :)

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Thanks Matas! That is definitely an experience worth thinking about including. If we can work out a supply and how to keep them warm it could be fun / freaky :)
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