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Tao Expeditions

#2 of 50 Tours in El Nido
Certificate of Excellence
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Address: El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
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What an amazing experience

Me and my boyfriend had an amazing experience with TAO expedition. The crew was incredible. They remembered the names of all 25 of us on the first day. It was a challenging, eye... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Ottawa, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Me and my boyfriend had an amazing experience with TAO expedition. The crew was incredible. They remembered the names of all 25 of us on the first day. It was a challenging, eye opening and beautiful experience. All the base camps had stunning views. All the food was so fresh, tasty and good. All the small islands and beaches that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Amazing, unforgettable trip with a fantastic crew! Food was the best I have had in 5 years in the Philippines! I cannot recommend these guys enough! (V unfortunate to end trip dealing with inefficient admin land-side. No idea what problem was but they need to sort it out).

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I could go into so much details as to why this was such a wonderful experience - but so many others already have. In short - best 5 days we spent in the Philippines. Great crew, phenomenal food and awesome places to visit. If you're still considering - just go for it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ok, I admit it. Whenever I see unanimously 5 star TA reviews, my traveling skeptic kicks in and become suspicious that they are padding their numbers by offering some sort of TA ‘encouragement’ for reviewers. However, every word that I read is real. In fact, I can’t remember a business that is so accurately portrayed in both the company website... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my dad celebrated his 70th birthday with Tao Philippines feb 2017 on the Paraw expedition. We jumped onboard in El Nido and got off in Coron. The whole trip lasted for 5 days/4 nights. And it was amazing!! We slept on different basecamps which means different types of accomodations. We had the opportunity to eat amazing filipino food,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Tao experience is something that if you have an adventurous steak is the best trip you can imagine. You sleep in comfortable huts on uninhabited islands, snorkel and swim all day is beautiful blue seas and eat wonderful fresh food cooked by a highly skilled fillipino chef. The boat is large enough to be very comfortable but small enough... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must do in the Philippines but book in advance (at least about 3 months I think). With this tour you see the real Palawan!! And without any doubt, pay a little more for the sailing tour! Secluded places, beautiful beaches, and sometimes a local. Actually it is a normal boat tour, but UNIQUE because of the passion of the... More 

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Cusco, Peru
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was def 1 of the most amazing/special experiences I've ever done in my life! The staff were so friendly, helpful, + fun the entire trip. Literally never a dull moment between the delicious food/snacks, snorkeling, cliff jumping, stunning scenery, volleyball at sunset, jungle juice, dozens of beaches, sunrise, MOONRISE, camping....it was absolutely amazing. So cool how much they are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great experience highly recommended to anyone who enjoys meeting new friends and having a unique experience. Loved every minute of this trip. Our expedition leader and crew were top notch. Food was amazing. If you have time in this area this trip is an absolute must.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Where to start...? The food was AMAZING - what these guys can serve up on a boat is very impressive. It was my birthday on the trip and they even made me a cake which was DIVINE! The crew is awesome - friendly, knowledgeable and engaging. The camps are beautiful - remote beaches with just your tour buddies. The snorkelling... More 

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