FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

DO I HAVE TO BOOK A TOUR IN ADVANCE?

Yes. To book a private charter or a group tour, simply book via our website through this direct link HERE! Our slots are at a first come, first serve basis so hurry and book now before we are fully booked! You may also call us for reservations and bookings at: +63 917 555 8817 or +63 917 877 7869

 

WHAT HAPPENS IF IT RAINS?

Our trips usually run during moderate weather conditions. Should the Coast Guard not give us clearance due to unstable weather conditions, the guests will be contacted and allowed to reschedule their tour to the closest possible date (no additional charges), receive future travel credits, or receive a full refund.

 

IS THIS TOUR GOOD FOR ALL AGES?

The tour is appropriate for all ages. Children one year old and up are allowed to join the tours, provided that they have a guardian with them at all times. We also highly discourage pregnant women and people with movement impairment from joining to ensure their safety.

 

WHAT MAKES EL NIDO YACHTING CLUB DIFFERENT FROM OTHER TOUR OPERATORS?
At El Nido Yachting Club, we offer a unique and breathtaking experience as we provide the guests with a luxurious and adventurous day tour, with the use of our yachts and speedboats.

 

WHERE DOES THE TOUR GO?
We have different itineraries per tour which includes Tour B, Tour C and Tour D for our group tours. For our private charter, the guests have the option to choose their own itinerary provided it would be approved by the captain to check if it would be doable in a span of seven hours, as this would include the travel time from one island to one another.

 

ARE DRINKS OR FOOD SERVED ON THE TRIP?
Yes, a sumptous freshly cooked lunch will be served either on board or in our private beach which is exclusively accessible by El Nido Yachting Club guests only. Our usual food menu includes the following: Steamed Fish, Grilled Chicken, Grilled Pork, Adobo, Garlic Shrimp, Steamed Mussels, Eggplant Salad, Cucumber and Tomato Salad, Chopsuey and Fresh Fruits. Water and softdrinks are included as well.

 

Note: We also have a vegetarian option for our vegetarian guests, which hopefully they would inform us of at least a day before the tour so that we can prepare for it.

 

CAN I BRING FOOD OR DRINKS ON THE TRIP?
We will provide drinks, lunch and fruit snacks. However, you are free to bring your own snacks and drinks.

 

HOW LONG DO WE SNORKEL?
We allot at least an hour for snorkeling per island for our group tours. For our private charters, we accommodate the guests if they request to extend the length of their snorkeling activities.

 

DO YOU PROVIDE SNORKEL GEAR?
Yes, we provide both masks and snorkels on board, free of charge. You may also bring your own snorkeling gear if you like

 

DO I NEED TO KNOW HOW TO SWIM?
It is recommended if you want to join in the swimming and snorkeling activities. However, we do have life jackets on board for the use of guests who don’t know how to swim. We also have our life guard and crew close by just in case the
guest would need some assistance.

 

WHAT ABOUT THOSE WHO DOESN'T WANT TO SNORKEL?
For guests who don’t want to swim or snorkel, you could just stay on board the yacht and relax by laying in our bean bags as you feel the warm breeze on your skin and indulge in the beauty of El Nido. You may also talk to our Captain and crew if you want to learn more about El Nido and its many islands.

 

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR AND WHAT SHOULD I BRING?
Pack like you are going to be spending the day at the beach! It would be wise to be in your swimwear and to bring hats, sunscreen and cameras. We also have towels on board which you can borrow during the tour.

 

IS THERE AN AVAILABLE BATHROOM?
Yes, our yachts are equipped with a restroom for your convenience. For our speedboat, we don’t have a bathroom on board but we have one in our private beach which you may use during the lunch break.

 

IS THERE ANY SHADE ON THE TOUR VESSELS?
Yes, we have shaded areas on our yachts so that you could take a break from the heat from time to time. Our Sea Frontier Wooden Yacht has an open-deck seating on its second level which is covered and shielded away from the sun. We have bean bags on board as well for your comfort as you cruise through El Nido in style. Our Seacret Catamaran Yacht has a big shaded area which has tables, cushioned seats and bean bags as well. Our Seaduction Speedboat has a roof which fully covers the entire vessel. The sun may still shine in from all sides of the vessels as it is open, that’s why we still recommend sunscreen.

 

ARE THE TOURS SUITABLE FOR PREGNANT WOMEN?
We allow pregnant woment to participate in our tours, as long as they can provide a written consent from their doctor allowing them to join us. They are however, highly discouraged to join our Seaduction Speedboat Tour as the ride could get quide a bit bumpy as it goes faster than our other vessels. For further inquiries, you may directly contact us at: +63 917 555 8817 or +63 917 877 7869

 

ARE THERE LIFE JACKETS AVAILABLE ON BOARD?
Yes, life jackets are available for the use of all passengers on board. While you are not required to wear a life jacket while on board, we have them on hand just in case you want to wear one all the time.

 

DO I NEED TO SIGN A LIABILITY WAIVER?
Yes, all participants must sign the liability waiver before the tour starts. Any participants below the age of eighteen must have an accompanying legal guardian who could sign the waiver on their behalf.

 

ARE THE VESSELS HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE?
Our vessels cannot accommodae wheelchairs and is not handicap accessible. Since we will be picking you up from the shore via our dinghies, it would be difficult to transfer you from the dinghy to the yacht, and we don’t want to risk your safety as it is our number one priority for our tours.

 

CAN I USE MY GIFT CERTIFICATES AND DISCOUNT CODES IN BOOKING A TOUR?
Yes, you can use your gift certificates and discount codes in booking our tours. Should you need assistance, please feel free to call us at: +63 917 555 8817 or +63 917 877 7869