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The Philippine Experience

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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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El Nido, Palawan Island 5313, Philippines
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After 6 months of travel I haven’t come across anything like this in any other country. It’s such a fun day, laughing from start to finish whilst experiencing some real Filipino traditions. Highlights were climbing a coconut tree, cooking a traditional Filipino dish and learning...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Done this day trip while in El Nido. It should not be missed, packed with information, fun activities like coconut tree climbing, a mini cooking lesson and Filipino lunch!

Thank Christian A
mark t, Owner at The Philippine Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Cheers for the review, Christian! Glad you had a fun day whilst gaining a greater insight into the Philippines and it's People! Salamat Po

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had such a great time on our Philippines cultural day! Shen and Mark had so much enthusiasm and organised our day so well. The activities were really varied and fun - especially the coconut tree climbing! Lunch was delicious and the surroundings were lovely....More

Thank EmmaM0
mark t, Owner at The Philippine Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Salamat Po! Always brilliant to hear such awesome feedback! Thanks for joining The Philippine Experience for a slice of culture here in El Nido!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend this great tour involving so many fun activities, the hosts have so much energy and really made the day fantastic!

Thank Louise A
mark t, Owner at The Philippine Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the recommendation! Great to know you had so much fun :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been on a one life tour for 10 days and this was the best experience ever! Shen and Mark really show you the real Filipino expenerice with games, good food and activities! Can’t explain how amazing this was! I climbed a coconut tree and I’ve...More

Thank nicolamassarotto
mark t, Owner at The Philippine Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Astig! Thanks Nicola for the great review... Stoked you had a great experience and got such a buzz outta climbing the coconut tree!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had such an awesome day out with these guys, so much variety in the activities we do, thoroughly enjoyed every minute with Mark and Shen who are two awesome people! Would 100% recommend this to anyone I know or anyone who wanted to experience true...More

Thank EmilyG2376
mark t, Owner at The Philippine Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Emily! Great to hear you enjoyed every activity and appreciate you taking the time to leave us such a great review! Yey!

Reviewed 15 October 2018

My wife and I had an amazing day at the Philippine Experience! We learned so much about Filipino culture from our awesome, friendly, and informative guides Mark and Shen. One minute you're climbing coconut trees, the next you're running about like crazy playing traditional games...More

Thank ByronBeats2000
mark t, Owner at The Philippine Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

So great to hear you has an amazing day with us! Yippie! Happy you learned so much whilst mainly having fun :) Appreciate u taking the time to review our experience! Salamat Po!!!

Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

I’ve never written a trip advisor review before, but I was so impressed with this experience I had to express how much fun I had! I came to the Philippines for the first time on a tour with One Life Adventures and the itinerary included...More

Thank Chezy W
mark t, Owner at The Philippine Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Thanks for bringing a big smile to our faces with this review! ... By not only taking time out to leave such great feedback, but also knowing we managed to help give you an insight into the Philippines and it's people! It's great hearing it...More

Reviewed 24 September 2018

I had such an amazing day on the Philippine experience so many activities you’re never bored. So much information and so many laughs! Shen and Mark are amazing at what they do they've constantly got you engaged in the activities. The Philippine experience is the...More

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

Woohoo! Thanks for such a detailed awesome review!!! Great to know it was one of your fave parts of the Phils and you really got a feel for the place with us whilst having so many laughs! Salamat Po!!! :D

Reviewed 24 September 2018

The Philippine Experience is a must do activity whilst you're in El Nido! If you're interested in learning more about Philippine history, culture, flora or food this is the best way to do it! Mark and Shen are incredibly knowledgable about everything to do with...More

1  Thank Simen_Eikeland
mark t, Owner at The Philippine Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Tnx for such a badass review!!! Great to hear you got so much outta spending a day with us... Really appreciate the big-up on here and happy to be part of your Philippine Experience! :)

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Matas D
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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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