Discover top Best Drone Videos of the Philippines


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With over 7,000 islands to choose from, planing a trip to the Philippines can be daunting. Take an aerial tour of some of the countries most popular sights including white-sand beaches, coral reefs, shipwrecks, active volcanoes and more! It would take over 20 years to spend one day on each island, so book your first trip to this beautiful country now!




With over 7,700 islands, it's not surprising that the Philippines has become such a magnet for drone pilots around the world  This three and a half minute video by contributor Bachir_Photo_Phactory shows off the best of the archipelgago from a bird's eye perspective.  Feast your eyes on tropical forests, crystal clear waters, Chocolate Hills, abundant waterfalls, and famous paraw sailing boats. It is easy to see why this video won both Drone Video of the Week and Drone Video of the Month. 


Philippines | A Place I Call Home

Merr Watson

Follow travel vlogger, Merr Watson, on a tour through her home country – the Philippines. An official selection in the 2017 Drone Video Awards, this video takes a look at some of the lush, untouched islands, clear waters, and smiling faces that make up this Asian archipelago consisting of over 7k individual islands large and small.  Highlights include aerial footage of Sirgao, Palawan, and Cebu, among other spots around the country.


Kanlaon Volcano(Canlaon)

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Part of the Ring of Fire, Kanlaon is one of the most active volcano in the Philippines, with 30 eruptions in the last 200 years. It sits on the island of Negros.  From the waterfalls at the base, to the Margaja Valley caldera and rocky Lugud crater, the Canlaon volcano brings new meaning to the saying, "beautiful but deadly."  Contributor NAVA flew over the top of this marvel, creating one of the most-viewed drone videos on AirVuz.  


Manila New Years Eve 2018

Jc Gellidon

The Makati district of Manila in the Philippines is the capital city's primary financial district.  It is perhaps the most visible sign of the growth of Manila in recent decades, and glass skyscrapers of the most modern design abound.  In this video, contributor JC Gellidon used a Phantom DJI Phantom 4 drone to create an aerial video of this area on New Years Eve 2018, capturing the amazing effect of fireworks against the outline-lit skyscrapers.


Coron, Palawan Aerial Reel


Palawan in the Philippines is both an island and a province.  The province includes several other islands, the most notable of which sit to the north of Palawan Island.  The region of Coron covers much of this northern island area, including the island of Coron itself.  In this video, contributor URL_Eleven uses a drone to give us a bird's eye view of this island paradise, which includes hundreds of small uninhabited islets.  



Carlo Caacbay

Sisiman is a small coastal village at the tip of the Bataan Peninsula on the island of Luzon in the Phillipines.  Although it sits just across Manila Bay from the great capital city, it features a beautiful rural landscape.  Contributor Carlos Caacbay's drone video captures this magnificent looking place, in a region which has some notoriety as the scene of the Bataan Death March in World War II, which is memorialized with a nearby monument.  


"Anak" - A Department of Tourism's ad


Philippines' Surigao del Norte province sits on several islands, with the largest portion on the north end of Mindanao.  Contributor Franz Pilot shot this aerial video of this area, which was close to the site of a major World War II naval battle, for the Philippines Department of Tourism.  Using an Inspire 1 and a Phantom 4 Pro drone from DJI, his video captures the beauty of the area, including the Hinatuan ("Enhanted") River.


Bohol, Philippines

Jermeister Deap

Bohol is a medium sized island in the south central portion of the Philippines, sitting between the somewhat larger islands of Cebu to its west and Leyte to its east.  With its distinctive Chocolate Mountains, it has caught the attention of drone pilots such as contributor Jermeister Deap who created this beautiful aerial video of the island, the 10th largest amongst the thousands that make up the archipelago, and one of the largest of the Visayan Islands of the central Philippines.


Port Barton, Palawan, The Philippines


Palawan Island sits well to the west of the Philippines' main islands, across the Sulu Sea.  Port Barton is a small island on the northern part of the Palawan coastline, facing the South China Sea to its west.  Contributor Jack Shirley created this amazing aerial video of Port Barton and the nearby German Island; prepare to be amazed by the beauty of this tropical island paradise.  


The Drone Dish: Merr Watson

The Drone Dish

Contributor Merr Watson, a rising travel blogger who has introduced drones to her repertoir, hails from the Philippines.  Her most popular video on AirVuz is "A Place I Call Home", a tribute to her native Philippines, which was a finalist for the 2017 AirVuz Drone Video Awards in the People category.  On this episode of The Drone Dish, host Tyler Mason chats with this former corporate marketing professional turned world traveler.


A Tropical Paradise | Coron Palawan

Merr Watson

Top contributor Merr Watson, who hails from the Philippines, travels to world making amazing videos which incorporate extensive drone footage.  In this video, she covers the magical Philippines province of Palawan, which includes Palawan Island, the nearby Coron Island, and many others.  This amazing production was selected as a winner of the AirVuz Drone Video of the Month in June 2018.


Beautiful Island Philippines, Siargao


Of the islands that comprise the Mindanao Region of the Philippines, Siargo is the best known.  It is situated to the northeast of the main island of Mindanao, in the province of Surigao del Norte.  Siargo has some of the most magnificent natural scenery in the Philippines, with stunning white sand beaches, extensive coral reefs, and giant mangroves.  Contributor Deka0831 used her drone to bring us this amazing aerial tour of this island in the Southern Philippines.


Droneland 2018 - El Nido [Part I]


El Nido is a 1st class municipality in the province of Palawan, Philippines.  El Nido is currently ranked #4 in Condé Nast Traveler's list of "20 Most Beautiful Beaches in the World." CNNGo has called it the Best Beach and Island destination in the Philippines for its "extraordinary natural splendor and ecosystem."  Get an aerial view of this tropical paradise in this stunning drone video from AirVuz contributor Droneland.


Philippines From Above - Cebu, Bohol, Siquijor & Banaue (Part 3 of 4)


The third part of Big Head Greg's award winning four part series of videos on Philippines focuses on the central part of the country.  Most of the footage is from Cebu and Bohol, two of the largest of the so called Visayan Islands which make up the central part of the country.  The video also includes footage of Siquijor, a small tropical paradise island just to the south of Bohol.  The last part of the video features footage of Banaue, which is in the northern region of Luzon.


The Philippines (Cebu, Bohol and Leyte)

Marc Piramide

In this video, Marc Piramide takes us on an aerial tour of the three islands which comprise the heart of the Philippines' Central Visayan Islands - Cebu, Bohol, and Leyte.  The opening shot is of Cebu City, the largest urban area in the region.  The remainder of the video focuses on the natural sights for which the region is famous - endless white sand beaches, tiny island sand bars, mangrove swamps, and shimmering, crystal blue waters.  



Ben Freely

The Philippines are known for their geometric rice fields, roaring waterfalls, crystal clear waters, and lush foliage, but have you ever heard of the Chocolate Hills? Top contributor Ben Freely brings us this amazing aerial view of this phenomenon, located on the island of Bohol in the Central Visayan region of the country.  Depending on definition, there are up to 1,776 of these mini hills, which make for a breathtaking bird's eye view.  That's a lot of Chocolate Hills! 



Carlo Caacbay

Bicol is the southern region of Luzon, the largest island of the Philippines.  The Bicol region also includes several large islands, such as Masbate and Burias, and many smaller ones.  Much less populated than central Luzon, Bicol is perhaps best known as the home of Mayon, an active volcano with a perfectly symmetrical conical shape.  Contributor Crlo Caacbay created this epic drone video of the region, home to some of the most stunning scenery in Luzon.  


Batanes, Philippines

Jc Gellidon

The official region of Luzon in the Philippines includes not only the huge island itself but many islands surrounding it.  The Batanes are a group of islands lying well north of Luzon Island.  These sparsely occupied islands are home to stunning cliffs and magnificent views of the South China Sea.  Contributor JC Gellidon used a DJI Phantom 4 drone to create this spectacular view of these islands, which constitute the northernmost territory of the country.  


Cebu City, the Philippines

Marc Piramide

In this video, contributor and drone pilot Marc Piramide takes us on an aerial tour of the second largest city in the Philippines.  Cebu City, on the island of Cebu, is the center of a metropolitan area of about 3 million as of 2018, making it the second largest urban area in the Philippines.  It is the dominant city of the Visayan Islands, the central part of the country.  It is the site of the very first settlement of the Spanish explorers who   "discovered" the Philippines in the 16th century.  


Highlands of the Philippines - 4K Drone Film of North Luzon, Hilagang Pilipinas


While the Philippines island Luzon is the country's most heavily populated, the vast majority of the island's population lives in the central part of the highland.  In contrast, the mountainous northern part of the island, which is home to some of its most spectacular natural scenery, is sparsely populated.  In this video by top contributor Jack Shirley, you'll get an aerial tour of the region, including some awesome bird's eye views of Sagada, Banaue, Buscalan, Tinglayan, Bugnay, and more.