Coron What to Pack
Comfortable shoes and sandals are a must, as you’ll likely be walking around a lot. Aqua shoes are also a necessity if you’re going snorkeling, or else you run the risk of hurting your feet on the jagged rocks. Sunglasses, preferably with UV-protected lens, and a hat help shield you from the sun. Make sure to bring light-colored clothing, as dark-colored clothing absorbs heat. A comfortable pair of jeans or cargo shorts also come in handy, so you don’t feel weighted down while you’re moving around.
Don’t panic if you forget to bring a few items, as the hotel you’re staying at and stores in the city sell clothing and supplies.
Gear and Supplies
One of the most important supplies to bring is sunscreen, as it gets quite hot in Coron and there’s a high chance of getting sunburn without proper protection. If you’re going to be in the water, consider getting Godiva Anti-Jellyfish sunblock because it provides protection against jellyfish stings. Insect repellant is another important item, so you can prevent getting bothersome bites. If you’re planning on walking a lot and exploring the town on foot, bring a bottle of Tylenol or other over-the-counter pain killer, as your feet or knees may get sore from the steep, challenging treks.
A few other items you should bring include:
- Extra flash memory for your camera or smartphone, so you can take pictures and videos without worry.
- A flash light, especially if you’re planning to claim Mt. Tapyas early in the morning or late at night.
- An umbrella if you’re traveling during the summer months, as random rain showers occur.
- An underwater camera, so you can take pictures while snorkeling.
Editor’s note: The information contained on this page was compiled using real traveler reviews about packing lists in Coron.