Diving

Taytay Bay offers some of the best diving destinations in Palawan. The reefs surrounding Nabat Island and Pabellon Island are popular dive sites where divers may have close encounters with big fishes, sea turtles, and even Black tip sharks, as well as a wide variety of colorful tropical reef fishes. Other reef areas including Black Rock and those surrounding the islands of Dinot, Beton, Imbaludan, and Tecas are ideal for beginner dives.

To date, we are proud that  the only dive shop in Taytay, Taytay Dive Center, has just recently opened. you may arrange your diving trips with them through their contact details.

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Website: https://taytaydivecenter.com/

 

Island Hopping/ Snorkeling

Almost all islands in Taytay Bay and even in Malampaya Sound are fringed by shallow reefs ideal for snorkeling. Some of the most popular sites include around Dinot, Beton, Pabellon, Tecas, and Imbaludan Island.

To book your tours, you may contact: 

Malampaya Ecotours, Poblacion, Taytay, Palawan. Mobile No.:  0908 322 9244 Email: bio.mohedano@gmail.com 

Tulay Travel and Tours, Poblacion, Taytay, Palawan. Mobile No.: 090995 158 5011 Email: tulaytravelandtours@gmail.com 

Kayaking

Lake Manguao is perhaps the best place to kayak in Taytay. It remains calm year round many species of wildlife can be observed in the area, particularly early morning up to around 9am. There are also several rivers draining into Malampaya Sound where kayaking activities may be offered. On calm days, kayaking activities can be done as well in the islands of Beton, and around the island of Pabellon. In Beton Island, kayaking is ideal particularly towards the mangrove forest where a colony of giant flying foxes roost on mangrove trees.

To book your tours, you may contact: 

Malampaya Ecotours, Poblacion, Taytay, Palawan. Mobile No.:  0908 322 9244 Email: bio.mohedano@gmail.com 

Tulay Travel and Tours, Poblacion, Taytay, Palawan. Mobile No.: 090995 158 5011 Email: tulaytravelandtours@gmail.com 

Bird Watching

Taytay is home to more than 200 species of birds, including 138 species in Lake Manguao alone. Lake Manguao is famous for congregating colonies of Philippine ducks, while at the same time, it is home to at least 10 bird species that can only be found in Palawan. There are also at least seven species of globally threatened birds that can be observed in the lake. Best time to visit is during early morning before the sunrise. Best season is during the winter months (December to February) when congregating migratory birds make their stopover in the lake. 

For birdwatching trips, you may contact: 

Tulay Travel and Tours, Poblacion, Taytay, Palawan. Mobile No.: 090995 158 5011 Email: tulaytravelandtours@gmail.com 

Coral and Giant Clam Garden
The Coral and Giant Clam Garden is a community based sustainable tourism in Taytay Bay operated by the local community of Pamantolon and Canique. This activity showcases the conservation of giant clam and corals in Tecas Reef Marine Protected Area and its adjoining Dinet Island.
Cultural Experience
Taytay is a quaint seaside town that still has the typical local vibe of a small community with peaceful and quiet, provincial living. For tourists that wants to stay away from the touristy towns of El Nido and San Vicente, Taytay is the town to visit for that relaxed, read your book in a nook vacation.
Trekking/Hiking

Mt. Capoas, which stands guard over Malampaya Sound is gaining popularity among local hikers and mountaineers. In addition, hiking towards Lake Manguao either early morning or before sunset is also ideal for nature lovers, particularly birdwatchers. For those opting to see waterfalls, Cuyaoyao Nature Park features three-tiered water falls along a two kilometer stretch of Cuyaoyao River. For Cuyaoyao Nature Park, the best time to visit is during the rainy season when water flow at the falls is at its best.

For those planning to hike Mt. Capoas, kindly coordinate your trip with the Office of Municipal Tourism of Taytay for access to the site at least two weeks prior to your planned visit. Since Mt. Capoas in within the Malampaya Sound Protected Landscape and Seascape, you are also required to pay the corresponding Protected Area Fees at the DENR-CENRO Office in Taytay.

Camping

Cuyaoyao Nature Park and Lake Manguao Municipal Conservation Area allows a limited number of campers to stay overnight and commune with nature the traditional way. These sites are ideal for small group camping, particularly for nature adventurers and for student field trips. If you are interested in camping, kindly coordinated your visit with the Office of Municipal Tourism.

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