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Camp Paradise

Duration

20 days

Runs from

June to August

Cost

From £1,299

Payment plans available, secure your place with just a £49 deposit!

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YOU’RE INVITED TO A PARTY IN PARADISE!

PREPARE FOR ISLAND HOPPING, SNORKELLING, WATERFALLS, VIEWPOINTS, BAR CRAWLS AND SURFING IN THIS INCREDIBLE 20-DAY FILIPINO ADVENTURE!

Experience some of the Philippines most beautiful world-renowned locations, including the bustling city of Cebu, the quirky seaside town of MoalBoal and the incredible palm-fringed islands of Siargao, Mamon, Kawhagan and much much more!

Make a real difference partaking in our volunteering projects, party like you never have before and make true friends for life on this totally Insta-grammable cultural exchange trip.

  • T-shirts
  • Airport Pickup
  • Rep Service
  • Community Projects
  • Accommodation
  • Stated Activities
  • Inbound Transport
  • Pre-Departure Support
  • Young learner’s Qualification

  • Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • DBS
  • Vaccinations
  • Personal Expenses
  • Extra Excursions
  • Negative Covid 19 Test (If Required for entry)

Itinerary

Day 1 – Welcome To The Philippines

Welcome to the Philippines!

Upon arrival to the Philippines, you and the rest of the group will be greeted by your rep and picked up from the airport to be transferred to your accommodation in Cebu.

Although Cebu is the oldest City within the Philippines, it’s a buzzing, bustling busy hub and you will be staying in a lively party hostel to celebrate your first night in the Philippines! After settling in and dropping off your bags we will head for our first meal and night out with your fellow Campers!

Day 2 – Cebu – Moalboal

Time to start the adventure! Today we’ll be departing from the hostel at around 10am to head to Moalboal, a lovely small seaside town with some of the best snorkelling opportunities you’ll experience during your time in the Philippines! Spot exotic fish and the most beautiful coral reefs and if you’re lucky, potentially even wild turtles!

Upon arrival to Moalboal, get settled into a private hotel with a lovely pool and sea views! Spend your afternoon exploring the local area or just chilling by the pool and working on your tan!

Evening: This evening, we will head for some food and drinks in a quirky local bar! Dance the night away with the locals, but prepare for an early start and jam-packed day tomorrow!

Day 3 – Snorkelling Trip

You woke up in the Philippines! This morning we’ll rise bright and early ready for an amazing day of snorkelling! Explore the stunning coral, get a great selfie with a turtle and see a school of sardines! Today is the perfect Insta-worthy picture grabbing opportunity, so don’t forget your Go-Pro!

Enjoy a free evening to explore MoalBoal at your own pace or head to the local palm-fringed beach for some down-time.

Day 4 – Free Day

Enjoy a free day to sit back and relax by the pool or maybe head to the shops to get some souvenirs for your trip. Your rep will be on hand with some great ideas and fun tips for things to do in the local area. We personally recommend:

  • Visit MoalBoals White Pristine Beaches.
  • See more of the Philippines Marine life in an optional Padi course!
  • Rent our Bikes and explore the local area.
  • Check out Cebu’s winding markets for souvenirs and delicious street food!
  • Visit Aguinid Falls – a beautiful cascading waterfall with crystal blue waters!*

*Please note, all activities listed above are optional extra’s & Camp recommendations for your free day. They are not included within the programme price and must be organised independently.

 

Day 5 – Kawasan Falls

Explore the crystal blue waters of the famous Kawasan Falls! This beautiful natural waterfall is pure turquoise and absolutely outstanding. Take a refreshing dip in its fresh waters and spend the day relaxing in it’s natural surroundings.

Tonight we say goodbye to Moalboal with some food and drinks, prepare to move onto the next incredible location bright and early tomorrow!

Day 6 – Transfer to Cebu – Fly to Siargao

Today we will check out of our hotel at Moalboal and head to the airport to fly to Siargao. Upon arrival we’ll transfer to our accommodation to settle into a brand new area, before heading out for drinks in stunning Siargao!

Siargao is a surfers paradise! Renowned for its impressive waves all year round as well as its bliss tranquility and natural beauty. We’ll spend the next few days here exploring the local area, relaxing in heated rock pools, and heading on a Pacifico road trip! Camera’s at the ready!

Day 7 – Pilar & Pacifico Road Trip

Today we embark on a once-in-a-lifetime road trip featuring the inner parts and east side of the island, specifically Pilar and Pacifico. Start the day in Pilar with a stopover to view the famous Sea of Coconuts (coconut plantation), then visit the nearby Maasin River to swing from a coconut tree or raft along the lazy river with your fellow campers. A truly breathtaking experience that’s totally insta-grammable!

Afterwards, head to Magpupunko for a cool dip in the unique rock pools which only emerge during low tide. Not far from Magpupunko is Pacifico, a quaint surf town. You’ll hang out at one of the seaside bars to enjoy a beer! Fancy something a little more adventurous? Take on the waves of the local beach and try your luck at surfing! (optional).

Day 8 – Volunteering

Project 1: Time to make a difference!

Today we will visit a non-profit NGO which provides free education to underprivileged kids on the island of Siargao. Their first school is in a Gawad Kalinga (GK) resettlement community, where we’ll travel to meet the children and do some activities in the community. Possible volunteering projects include cooking lunch for the kids and learning how to cook Filipino food in the process; helping out at the GK farm; or doing a teaching activity in the local school to help the children learn English.

A free lunch will be provided in the village, with food prepared by the members of the Women’s Livelihood Program.

Day 9 – Volunteering

Project 2: Time to make a difference (take 2!)

Today we will head over to our next volunteering project. Their mission is to improve the living conditions and quality of the population in need in Siargao. This volunteering programme comprises of two activity sectors: access to education and community development.

It actively and sustainably takes care of the poorest families to allow them to gain financial independence, dignity preservation as well as community pride and recognition. We’ll get involved in teaching projects and help with the community project needs (cooking, building, cleaning etc).

Day 10 – Free Day

After a hectic few days making a real difference in the local area’s, today is all about relaxing. Enjoy a free day to do exactly as you please. We recommend heading to the local beach to top-up the tan, going for a massage or exploring the local area on bikes!

Day 11 – Island Hopping – Mamon Island

Rise and Shine! Today we have a full day of Island hopping in store! This day tour introduces you to the best of the nearby islands with lots of swimming, snorkelling and relaxing on the boat! First stop – Mamon island!

Renowned for its beautiful beach and crystal clear waters, this place attracts surfers from all over the world! At our own private cottage in Mamon, we’ll serve our popular ‘boodle lunch’ with a variety of seafood and grilled dishes.

After lunch we’ll head over to our secret snorkeling spot at Anahawan island where you can swim with swarms of sardines or spot a manta-ray or two! End the day with a cool dip at ‘Naked island’ with a cocktail in hand (and don’t worry, you don’t HAVE to be naked! 😜)

Day 12 – Surf Lesson

Time to hit the waves! Today you’ll be taught how to surf by our expert instructor! Siargao is famous for its surfing opportunities and with a beautiful beach backdrop, there’s no better place to learn!

Day 13 – 14 – Volunteering

Time to get our hands dirty and make a difference, once more. The next two days we will return to our volunteering projects and continue with our teaching program.

In the afternoon we’ll help out with a beach clean to help protect Siargao’s environment and marine life from the harms of plastic pollution.

Day 15 – Island Hopping – Sugba Lagoon Tour + Kawhagan Island

Another Island Hopping Adventure! Today we’ll travel to the town of Del Carmen around noon to grab the boats going to the famous Sugba Lagoon! Enjoy exploring the lagoon on a kayak or raft. Don’t miss jumping off the famous diving board into the lagoons crystal blue waters or exploring the nearby mangrove forests. Whilst here, you can also go paddle boarding, snorkelling or adventure kayaking! (optional).

By mid-afternoon, head over to Kawhagan Island for some relaxing on a palm fringed untouched beach. Kawhagan is a stand alone island with circular views out to the sea, a truly breathtaking picture opportunity! Give this place a google, and you’ll see what we mean!  Non-alcoholic drinks and native snacks will be served at Kawhagan Island.

Day 16 – ‘SUP Adventure’

Learn to Paddle board with one of our pro instructors and hit the ocean to explore! Paddle-boarding is a real workout so enjoy your free afternoon chilling at the beach, trying out a new restaurant or having some down time at the hostel.

Day 17 – Beach Day – Last Day On Siargao

Enjoy your final day in stunning Siargao. Hit the beach for one final time and go out in style with cocktail in hand! This evening we’ll embark on a bar crawl to say farewell to everyone’s favourite location!

Day 18 – Siargao – Cebu

This morning we will check out of our hotel and head to the airport to fly back to the prosperous port capital of Cebu.

Day 19 – Cebu Explorer & Farewell Dinner Mountain Top Restaurant

Today we will explore Cebu city and learn about its deep history on our guided city tour. Early in the afternoon, we’ll visit Ayala Mall, giving you a chance to get some souvenirs before you head home tomorrow!

This evening we’ll head to a mountain top restaurant to enjoy a classy farewell dinner overlooking the beautiful Cebu City Skyline! Take in the views and get some last minute group photo’s! Tonights dinner is on us as we prepare for our emotional goodbyes. Speech, anyone?

Day 20 – Depart

Time to say goodbye after an incredible adventure! Have a safe onward journey home or with your extended travel! Remember to ask our reps for some expert advice if you’re planning to do some extra travelling around the Philippines!

Camp Location

EXPLORE THE PHILIPPINES WITH CAMP PARADISE

…with trips to Moalboal, Palawan, Puerto Princesa, Honda Bay, Sabang, El Nido, Daraccotton Island and Nacpan Beach!

Currency: Philippine Peso

Top Attractions: Beach Parties, Kayaking, Snorkelling, Remote private island, Fishing

Flight Time:14+ HoursCebumoalboalSiargao

CAMP PARADISE GALLERY

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Accommodation

YOU WILL STAY IN A VARIETY OF DIFFERENT HOSTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

Share a room with your new best travel mates!

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Availability

2021 Dates

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Not sure what dates you’d like to attend at Camp? Select our ‘Dateless Departure’ option then choose your preferred dates at a later time for extra flexibility!*

*Please note, dates must be selected at least 4 weeks prior to Camp departure & we cannot guarantee that your first choice of dates will be available at the time of booking.

2022 Dates

25 Jun – 14 Jul
Available
16 Jul – 04 Aug
Available
06 Aug – 25 Aug
Available

Camp Island Experience

Duration

20 days

Runs

APRIL – MAY

Cost

£1,499 *Includes £50 discount for paying in full.

Secure your place with a £99 deposit or pay in full and save £50!

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PARADISE Is calling!

 Camp Island Experience is arguably our most exclusive Camp, located in what was voted the Worlds No.1 Island!, Palawan!

Leave the mainstream tourist trails behind and get to the Philippines! With wonderful wildlife and stunning sea life sprinkled in amongst the terrain, spend your days exploring life under the sea.

Explore waterfalls, swim with turtles and snorkel in some of the worlds best reefs. Island Hop in El Nido, play with pigs on the island in your castaway experience and roam the enormous Nacpan Beach!

  • T-shirts
  • Airport Pickup
  • Rep Service
  • Community Projects
  • Accommodation
  • Stated Activities
  • Inbound Transport
  • Pre-Departure Support
  • Young learner’s Qualification

  • Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • DBS
  • Vaccinations
  • Personal Expenses
  • Extra Excursions
  • Negative Covid 19 Test (If Required for entry)

Itinerary

Day 1 – Arrive – Overnight Cebu City

Welcome to the Philippines!

Upon arrival to the Philippines, you and the rest of the group will be greeted by your rep and picked up from the airport and transferred to your accommodation in Cebu.

Cebu is a buzzing city and you will be staying in a lively party hostel to celebrate your first night in the Philippines! After settling in and dropping off your bags we will head for our first meal with your new friends!

Day 2 – Transfer to Moalboal

Time to start the adventure!

We will be departing from the hostel at around 10am to head to Moalboal.

Moalboal is a lovely small seaside town with some of the best snorkelling trips you will do in your time in the Philippines!

Upon arrival to Moalboal, get settled in the private hotel with a lovely pool and sea views!

Evening: We will head for some food and drinks in a local bar! Dance the night away with the locals.

Day 3 – Snorkelling Trip

Up bright and early ready for an amazing day snorkelling!

Explore the stunning coral, get a great selfie with a turtle and see a school of sardines!

Day 4 – Free Day

Enjoy a free day to sit back and relax by the pool or maybe head to the shops to get some souvenirs of your trip. Your rep will be on hand with some great ideas and fun tips.

Day 5 – Canyoneering Kawasan Falls

Jump into this activity!

Canyoneering is an incredible experience. Explore natural waterfalls and slides, jumping from rocks and even Tarzan swings!

Tonight we say goodbye to Moalboal with some food and drinks, ready to move location tomorrow!

Day 6 – Transfer to Cebu – Fly to Puerto Princesa

Today we head to the airport and fly to Puerto Princesa!

Evening: Have dinner at an incredible American restaurant and then party the night away in Tiki Bar, a great local club with a fun atmosphere!

Day 7 – Transfer to Teneguiban – Darocotan Island

It’s Island time!

We should arrive at the island late afternoon in time to see the sunset and have our first meal on the island!

Day 8 – Village Tour & Island Explore

Time to see what the island has to offer! Explore your new home for the next few nights!

Day 9 – Shipwreck Snorkelling

Just keep swimming!

A short swim from the shore is a shipwreck that you can swim out too and snorkel around! With stunning coral and lots of Nemos to be found!

If you’re really lucky you may even see a small reef shark!

Day 10 – El Nido

Transfer to the beautiful El Nido!

El Nido is situated in the northern end of Palawan island in the Philippines. With 45 islands overall located in Bacuit Bay, it gained massive worldwide attention for its pristine white beaches, towering limestone cliffs, scenic mountains, mysterious caves, startling wildlife, enchanting lagoons and rich coral garden.

With some great nightlife on offer, celebrate your first night in the stunning El Nido and be ready to explore the amazing surrounding islands tomorrow!

Day 11 – Island Hopping El Nido

Time to experience the stunning El Nido with this fantastic Island Hopping tour!

Day 12 – Nacpan Beach – Overnight Nacpan Beach

Nacpan beach has four kilometres of soft cream-coloured sand, swaying coconut palms, a fishing village, clear aqua water and small surfable waves!

You will be staying in a great party hostel, with different events each evening! Party the night away!

Day 13 – Nacpan Beach Day & Transfer back to Isla

Spend the morning relaxing on the beach and get ready to head back to the island!

Day 14 – Teaching Program & Beach Clean up

During the next few days of your trip, we’ll be making visits to local schools. This is your chance to really get involved and put into practice the skills you have picked up on your Young Learners Course.

In the afternoon help out the locals and do a beach clean up! This is really important and helps the locals to protect the island and marine life!

Day 15 – Teaching Program & Snorkelling

Return back to the school and carry on teaching English to the students!

In the afternoon we will head out on the boat and do some snorkelling around the island!

Day 16 – Waterfall Hike & Lio Visit

Today we’ll get the boat back to the mainland and then catch a van to a near by mountain. Hike
with your guide to the local waterfall. Afterwards takes trip to the beautiful beach of Lio. Visit the
shops or hit the restaurants and get yourself some food.

Day 17 – Island Party

It’s your final day on the island! Make the most of it by exploring and relaxing.


Tonight is your last night on the island, time to say goodbye with a great farewell party with the
locals!

Day 18 – Transfer to Puerto Princesa – Overnight Puerto Princesa

Today we transfer back to Puerto Princesa.

Spend the night relaxing in the hotel after the journey and be ready to fly back to Cebu tomorrow!

Day 19 – Fly to Cebu – Overnight Cebu

Back to where it all began.

After landing back in Cebu, we will return to the same hostel we started in and spend our last night together.

Day 20 – Depart

Time to say goodbye to your new friends, taking lifelong memories with you!

Camp Location

CAMP ISLAND EXPERIENCE visits…

…with trips to Moalboal, Palawan, Puerto Princesa, Honda Bay, Sabang, El Nido, Daraccotton Island and Nacpan Beach!

Currency: Philippine Peso

Top Attractions: Beach Parties, Kayaking, Snorkelling, Remote private island, Fishing

CAMP ISLAND EXPERIENCE

Accommodation

You will stay in a variety of Hotels and Hostels

During your Island Stay you will get to experience a traditional Bamboo hut and experience life in true Philipino style.

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2023 Availability

22 Apr - 11 May
Available
£1,549
Apply
dateless_departures

Not sure what dates you’d like to attend at Camp? Select our ‘Dateless Departure’ option then choose your preferred dates at a later time for extra flexibility!*

*Please note, dates must be selected at least 4 weeks prior to Camp departure & we cannot guarantee that your first choice of dates will be available at the time of booking.