The Philippines Sailing Challenge

4 reviews
+4 Destinations
Luzon Island


  • Board a locally skippered trimaran
  • Sail the islands around Boracay
  • Swim in crystal clear water
  • Work with local communities
Age range
18 to 65 year olds
Max Group Size
Start and end in Boracay! With the sailing tour The Philippines Sailing Challenge, you have a 9 day tour package taking you through Boracay, Philippines and 4 other destinations in Philippines. The Philippines Sailing Challenge includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  • S
    Written on March 19, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    The Lanka Challenge was an unforgettable holiday. A perfect mix between adventure and relaxation. Large Minority does create unique experiences.
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  • OP
    Written on February 22, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    I did the Lanka Challenge in 2013 and the Philippines Challenge in 2016 and honestly, they will likely be two of the best trips I ever do. The Large Minority way of travel is unique in that it actually enables you to have real-life, proper adventures. Sure, the trips are loosely organised, but it's not 'group travel', it doesn't ever feel organised. Every encounter you have along the way is completely organic and you are forced out of your comfort zone whether you like it or not (but on these trips, you'll always like it). If you're looking at taking a couple of weeks off work and doing something you'll never forget, these trips are your best bet. Imagine getting back to the office and telling your buddies you just drove 1200km around Sri Lanka in a tuk tuk!

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  • RB
    Written on February 22, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    I have joined Large Minority on two different occasions: (i) the Tuk Tuk Challenge in Sri Lanka and (ii) the Sailing Challenge in the Philippines. On both occasions, they did not disappoint. In fact, both trips were some of the best trips we have ever taken! The events are well organized with the right level of engagement in their challenges as well as freedom to experience the events how we want. They are always designed to give us a local experience, one that would be difficult to achieve if we were to make travel arrangements by ourselves. The people who join these events are all very like-minded and fun people which make the days and nights really fun. Speaking of people, the organizers (Julian and Juan) as well as their crew helping out are top people - really helpful when needed and they also keep things at a friendly level. You leave the events with a lot of new friends. Last, but not least, each of their events are designed to help local charities. A portion of our entry fees are donated and some of our activities during the weeks are directed around doing something good for the local communities. This is really a nice touch that I haven't experienced elsewhere. Highly recommend these guys to anyone looking for an adventure of a lifetime!

  • MP
    Written on February 22, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    These guys provide the best holiday and adventure experiences I have ever had the pleasure to enjoy and I would thoroughly recommend them to anyone who wants a holiday adventure that challenges them and lets them see the real and beautiful places and people that you might not get to experience with other tour operators. 10/10


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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1 Boracay
  2. Day 2 Carabao Island
  3. Day 3 Santa Fe
  4. Day 4 Ferrol
  5. Day 5 Ferrol
  6. Day 6 Argao
  7. Day 7 Buruanga
  8. Day 8 Boracay
  9. Day 9 Dep.Boracay

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  • Accommodation

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  • Guide

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  • Meals

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  • Transport

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Philippines Challenge

Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • Do I need vaccinations before I come to the Philippines?

      This is completely up to you, but generally it’s a good idea to be up-to-date with standard vaccinations like Tetanus, Hap A and Polio. Other jabs to consider are Tuberculosis, Meningitis and Typhoid. Anti-malaria meds might also be a good idea. If in doubt, check with your GP.

    • What’s the weather going to be like?

      Pretty good, if warm is good that is. It’s really hot between March and May, a little bit cooler from November to February and it’s the rainy season from June to October. But a good traveler knows that off-peak season means lower rates in airfares, and maybe the beer too! Just be forewarned that the months between July and September have the odd typhoon.

    • What languages are spoken in the Philippines?

      There are two national languages spoken in the Philippines; Tagalog and English. With that said, don’t get us started on the over 100 different island dialects. Don’t worry too much – your crew will all speak English.

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    • Marcia9th August 2018
      I love Tour Radar. They gave me all the support when I needed contacting the agent themselves to solve my problems while I was on the trip. The response was always quick and I also got the best deals, always cheaper than with the operator. Can't fault it really. Just booked my second trip with them this week.

    About the countries

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    Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.


    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    Recommended for Philippines. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Hepatitis A
    Recommended for Philippines. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Recommended for Philippines. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Recommended for Philippines. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for Philippines. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    Yellow fever
    Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Philippines. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    Japanese B encephalitis
    Recommended for Philippines. Ideally 1 month before travel.


    Start and end in Boracay.
    Your money is safe with TourRadar, as we only pay the tour operator after your tour has departed.
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm this Large Minority Ltd booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 21 December 2018 the full payment of $0 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $0 for The Philippines Sailing Challenge, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
    Some departure dates and prices may vary and Large Minority Ltd will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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    Covering a total distance of approx 114 km.
    • Boracay (Philippines)
    • 11 km
    • Carabao Island (Philippines)
    • 13 km
    • Santa Fe (Philippines)
    • 20 km
    • Ferrol (Philippines)
    • 55 km
    • Buruanga (Philippines)
    • 15 km
    • Boracay (Philippines)

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