The port at Curon is located in Coron Bay, close to the town center. This is a tender port.
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Coron is an island (and, with Busuanga Island, a municipality) in the Calamian Group of Islands in northern Palawan, the Philippines. The area has a small population of 32,000 and is known for its fishing, tourism, and diving amongst sunken Japanese warships. Coron Island features large forested limestone sea cliffs overlooking the waters between the two islands.
Coron Island, located at the northern tip of Palawan in the Philippines, is known for several Japanese shipwrecks World War II vintage. The area around the wrecks has pleasant rock formations which provide for excellent snorkeling opportunities, with underwater visibility extending up to 80 feet.
The local currency is the Philippine peso.
American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard, and Visa are widely accepted in major establishments throughout the big cities of the Philippines. ATMs are available.
Most Filipinos speak English well, no matter their level of education.
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9 Apr - Bataan Day (Araw ng Kagitingan)
5 May - Labour Day
16 Jun - Independence Day
31 Aug -National Heroes' Day
2 Oct - Eid Ul Fitr (exact date varies)
1 Nov - All Saints' Day
30 Nov - Bonifacio Day
25 Dec -Christmas Day
30 Dec - Rizal Day
31 Dec - New Year's Eve
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