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The Philippine Experience

| Meet Up On The Day At Spider Restobar, El Nido, Palawan Island 5313, Philippines
+63 928 192 3268
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Awesome.

Absolutely loved this! One of the best parts of the trip! Had so much fun playing games and... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2017
luker524
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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Very Fun and Unique Experience

This was my first time doing something like this, I usually stick to snorkeling tours, motor... read more

Reviewed June 17, 2017
rettao
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New York
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An all-day "experience" where there's a walk / mini trek, boating / fishing, a mini cooking course, coconut climbing (with a rope & safety harness), trying your hand at local crafts, skills & games during a unique day all about the Philippines
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  • Very good2%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Meet Up On The Day At Spider Restobar, El Nido, Palawan Island 5313, Philippines
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Reviewed August 2, 2017

Absolutely loved this! One of the best parts of the trip! Had so much fun playing games and climbing coconut trees. They were happy to go the extra mile and deliver some hand made coconut oil to the hostel to me to help my little...More

Thank luker524
mark t, Owner at The Philippine Experience, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2017

Thanks Luke! Absolutely loved having you and the group join us... Its great when everyone is so enthusiastic about giving things a go and getting the most out of it. Appreciate you taking the time to let us know. Cheers!

Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

This was my first time doing something like this, I usually stick to snorkeling tours, motor sports, etc. So I was pleasantly surprised to find that my small group had an amazing time with Mark, Shen and their helpers. The whole experience is very well...More

2  Thank rettao
mark t, Owner at The Philippine Experience, responded to this reviewResponded June 18, 2017

Wowsers! Thanks for taking the time to give us such an in depth and awesome review! Really happy that you had an amazing time, even though you don't usually go for things like this! It makes our day so much more fun when guests such...More

Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

We were on a group tour, and all of us absolutely loved this. We got to climb coconut trees, go fishing, have a cooking class, arts and crafts, se the process of making coconut product, and play some philippino games! Would recommend this to everyone...More

1  Thank DortheJohanne
mark t, Owner at The Philippine Experience, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2017

Thanks for the awesome review! Always a great day when we have a great group... :)

Reviewed April 23, 2017

We had such an awesome day at the Philippine Experience with Mark and Shen as our wonderful hosts. They were extremely knowledagble about the local area and we got to try things we've never done before (like climbing a coconut tree!). Lunch was delicious, activties...More

Thank Milly T
mark t, Owner at The Philippine Experience, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2017

Happy to hear you had an awesome day with us and thanks for recommending it as a must do when in El Nido! Yey!

Reviewed April 23, 2017

This activity is a great cultural experience where you learn a lot about the philippine life. You also learn to cook the great dish Adobo!

Thank Jonas M
mark t, Owner at The Philippine Experience, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2017

Thumbs up for taking the time to leave a review! Thanks :)

Reviewed March 12, 2017

Excellent tour that is entertaining for adults and children alike. Learnt lots about coconuts, the market, and local plants. The organizers (Mark and Shin) were open, involved with the guests, and seemed to enjoy their work. This was such a great activity to do, especially...More

Thank Gummydani
mark t, Owner at The Philippine Experience, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2017

Thanks for taking the time to leave such a great review... So happy you were all entertained and learnt a bit more about Filipino lives. :)

Reviewed March 4, 2017

The best way to learn everything about the Philippines, just an awesome day with a lot of fun and great guides! Can recommend this to anyone interested in culture and doing something different. Great food is included and you even learn how to cook your...More

Thank Hugo T
mark t, Owner at The Philippine Experience, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2017

Thanks so much for the awesome review, Hugo!

Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

One of my favourite days in the Philippines. Learn a lot about the culture and do really unique activities. The people that run it are really nice too!

Thank lucyg52391
mark t, Owner at The Philippine Experience, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2017

Brilliant to know it was one of your fave days in the Philippines! Thanks for the really nice 5 star review! We greatly appreciate you taking the time to help us out on here :)

Reviewed February 7, 2017

If you want to experience the real Philippines then this is for you. As well as being very informative it is great fun - you get to do all sorts of activities from climbing coconut trees to making traditional toys and even dancing! Loved it...More

Thank irenesweetman
mark t, Owner at The Philippine Experience, responded to this reviewResponded February 8, 2017

Thanks for the review, glad you loved spending the day discovering more about the Philippines! Salamat :)

Reviewed January 30, 2017 via mobile

The Philippine Experience is a fascinating and fantastic day. It's really different to all the usual boat tour/ island hopping stuff and you get some real insights into Filipino living. Finding out what all those weird looking things are at the market was amazing, then...More

Thank michaelrK4881LK
mark t, Owner at The Philippine Experience, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2017

Yippie! Thanks for taking the time to leave us such a fantastic review! So happy to hear it was the best thing you did in El Nido! We're really glad you enjoyed the insight into Filipino living whilst having fun fun fun! :)

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Matas D
April 28, 2016|
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Response from mark t | Property representative |
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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