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El Nido looks like it’s been plucked off a Hollywood movie poster and planted in front of your eyes. On any day, it looks just as breathtakingly beautiful. One lush green hill merges into the other in the horizon, while the varying hues of the sky and water entice one to keep searching for visual treats. If you’re lucky, you could witness what could be the most alluring sunset of your life – and you could see it while you zipline from one island to another!

Zip lining is a favourite among most tourists. You might have zip lined before but have you considered El Nido island hopping through the zip? The activity is safe, and promises a visual spectacle that’s sure to make your heart skip a few beats.

The 750 meter long line gives you a full-fledged view of the tiny settlements by the beach below you, the coconut fringed shoreline, and the islands in the distance, all appearing in a clearer hue as you zipped closer!


Las cabanas El Nido zipline

The starting point of Zipline activity

las cabanas el nido zipline

Excited before ziplining and island hopping at the same time

Las Cabanas El Nido Zipline

Best sunset view at the Las Cabanas El Nido

Las cabanas El Nido

A quick picture before ziplining


A number of different options beckon one to try ziplining- there’s the superman position, which makes you feel like you’re a bird soaring above the Las Cabanas beach. One way on the Superman position is likely to cost you around 700 PHP, but if you choose to return the same way, you would be shelling around 1100 PHP both ways.

You may choose to go in a seated position- minus a comfy chair, of course! This one is slightly less expensive- one way would cost you about 500 PHP, while returning the same way would require you to dish 900 PHP. If you aren’t entirely sure of what you’d prefer, you could obviously ask for a combination of both positions for 1000 PHP!

las cabanas zipline

Island hopping in an all new way

El nido ziplone

Can you spot us?


The ziplining team at El Nido is meticulous in it’s approach and follows safety standards to the T. However, there are some basics you could follow through with, so you have a hassle free time zip-hopping through the Philippines!

1. If you aren’t sure where to find the zip lining base, ask locals around for the Marimegmeg Beach. Most locals are very well aware and would be able to guide you suitably to the beach.

2. Las Cabanas El Nido Zip lining begins at 9 in the morning and closes at 5:30. Although any time is a great time to be zip lining, try going for an evening trip from 4 to 5 if you want a bird’s eye view of the setting sun.

3. Zip lining one way might sound fancy enough, but you will have to walk back to get your scooty from the starting point, which translates to an hour of uphill hiking!

4. Wear comfortable clothes that allow your skin to breathe and are not restricting in any way. Avoid wearing dresses and skirts, and opt for sturdy shoes. While the zip lining team will ensure you aren’t wearing slippers as they hook you to the line, it would be easier if you’d dress aptly to avoid any hassles.


  1. Annick says:

    that’s a crazy picture of you both hanging out on the zip line! I discovered that I’m afraid of heights WHILE I was hiking the Swiss Alps and it was freaking terrifying so I don’t think I’d ever be able to zip line but that looks like its so much fun! And I bet the view was breathtaking…

  2. Amber Myers says:

    How fun! I’ve always wanted to go ziplining. I’m afraid of heights, but I think I could do it. I’d love to check out the scenery around me.

  3. Laurie says:

    Ziplining is so much fun, but I have never done so from island to island! The views in the photos are stunning. I am so glad you had a great time!

  4. Ramesh says:

    I always love adventurous trips and it seems you people had good fun out there.

  5. Ophelia T says:

    This look so much fun. I would love to try this zipline. Thanks for sharing.

  6. Dana Peller says:

    Good tip about the wearing comfortable shoes on the trip. There’s nothing more frustrating than wearing shoes that don’t support your adventures 🙂

  7. Wow that looks soooo cool! I’ve never done zip lining before. That would be the next item on my bucket list!

  8. Omg. The photos look amazing. I don’t think I would have the courage to do it. Maybe on a dare, or if my husband would push me. I do think it’s a great experience.

  9. Mayuri Saxena says:

    Wow…This looks so exciting. In UAE, we have the World’s longest zipline, you can try that too…I am sure you’ll love it. Thanks for sharing.

  10. Kiwi says:

    If I can zipline through Columbus Ga to Alabama then I can definitely zipline here. I would love to zipline through the Philippines

  11. KS Rao says:

    Taking my fitness level 🙂 its never gone happen..! but nothing is permanent so will keep this in my list to be done, which will encourage me do get into shape and fit again. Thanks anyway for a great post and sharing the same.

  12. genny says:

    what a wonderful experience. I will love to have one astonishing adventure like that

  13. Full Review says:

    Very nice post. I just stumbled upon your blog and wanted to say that I’ve really enjoyed browsing your blog posts. In any case I’ll be subscribing to your feed and I hope you write again soon!

  14. Janin says:

    This is so amazing. Great Tips !! Keep publishing the great content for your blog. Keep writing and sharing your thoughts with us

  15. Lisa N says:

    This was such a memorable experience. Looking at your pictures really makes me miss this place. We didn’t do the superman position either, however, I might consider doing it next time if we go back. I enjoyed reading your blog.

    • Prerna says:

      Thank you Lisa. We really loved our time in El Nido, especially indulging in activities like Zip-hopping. Hope to return some day to create more memories. 🙂

  16. Kaiser says:

    Is the zipline in El Nido operational post-pandemic?

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