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TAO EXPERIENCE PALAWAN

Boat Expeditions and Island Retreats

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We are Tao

It began as an adventure exploration on an old fishing boat on a 200km route in the remote villages of northern Palawan.

This long unplanned journey led us to live with many families and meet young islanders, harness solid relationships and connect as a community.

We started with home stay and offered unsuspecting travelers a raw experience of undiscovered islands hosted by our families.


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Join a group of like-minded travelers.

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Hosted by a local community working with pride.

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Disconnect from the unnecessary and reconnect with the essential.

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Find luxury in the raw beauty of island life.

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Discover the power of tourism to build resilient communities.

Our Mission

To show you the beauty of the Philippines
through its people and culture.
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What does TAO mean?

TAO MEANS HUMAN IN THE FILIPINO LANGUAGE.

We are your hosts, this is our home. Involving as many people as possible, Tao is an extended family, encouraging and empowering each other to use our inherent island skills to offer travellers a personal insight into life in a tropical archipelago.

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Tao Projects

We believe in a new social movement, a progress that accounts for a positive return to society. Through our research, education and examples, the Tao community aims to prove that there are many ways in which every Filipino can benefit and share in the opportunities that tourism brings.

BAMBOO ARCHITECTURE

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EDUCATION is the SOLUTION

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BUILDING A NATIVE SAILBOAT

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WOMEN'S ASSOCIATION

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RETURN TO NATURAL FARMING

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This journey is not for everyone.

Before applying to take part in this experience you [and everyone in your group] must understand that what Tao offers is not a tour or a hotel. This is a journey to the most remote islands in Palawan.

We love it, but we understand that it is not everyone's idea of a good time...

... is it yours?

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Choose Your Experience

Join us on a journey to discover the raw beauty of the Philippines.