Coron

Climate Coron

The climate of Coron is dominated by a distinct wet- and dry season. The dry seasons runs from December to the beginning of May. The wettest months are July and August, where it rains almost every day. Coron is also threatened by typhoons during the rainy season, which should be best avoided, so check out the weather forecast before you travel to Coron during this time. Temperatures are fairly stable throughout the year. January is the coolest months and gradually rise until April / May which are the hottest months.

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Things to see Coron

Coron, along with Busuanga and Culion makes up the Calamianes Group of Islands which is on the northern part of Palawan. Lots of scenery and small beautiful islands are scattered all over this small fishing village so you will definitely not get disappointed.

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Eating & Drinking Coron

Eating and drinking options in Coron are still limited and mainly confined to restaurants and bars attached to resorts and hotels. The Sea Dive Resort is the most convenient place and has a good priced menu and popular bar right in the center of town. Expect to pay 10 USD for their three course set menu.La Sirenetta Coron

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Shopping Coron

Surrounded by water and with most people working on thier boats, the most popular must-buy in Coron is their fresh seafood which is way cheaper than their Manila counterpart. You can buy them at the public market which is beside their tourist center. Here, you can buy lobsters, crabs, large shrimps and the freshest fish that you can bring to your island hopping tour and have for lunch.

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Local transport Coron

Being a fishing village, Coron town mostly offers sea attractions so traveling on outrigger boats, which is basically a canoe featuring 1 or more lateral support floats on each side, cannot be missed. Boat rental shops can be found almost everywhere in Coron and the rates depends on the destination you want to go to. Island hopping is the most popular activity here and you can either join other groups in a boat, which is cheaper or rent your own boat complete with a captain and 1 crew.

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Highlights Coron

Wreck diving

Dozen WWII wreck are lying on the seabed in the tropical waters surrounding Busuanga Island, all within recreational diving depth limits.However most wrecks are at a depth that require at least an advanced open water certification and sometimes wreck diving experience and certification. Exceptions are the Okikawa Mara and the Tangat Gunboat which are laying at depths within reach of novice divers.

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