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Puerto Princesa Underground River

Sabang, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island 5300, Philippines
+63 48 723 0904
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Sabang, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island 5300, Philippines
+63 48 723 0904
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The boat trip to reach it was exciting, with amazing views. The Underground River zone has lots of animals, like varanos and monkeys. The caves are majestic and the audio explanation available was exciting. I was happy they are taking good care to conserve it.

Thank RitaPicarraRamos
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our morning trip here was enjoyable. We set off at about 8:30, at that time things were busy but not hectic. Book directly a day in advance at the tourism office at the port, it is cheaper than going through an agency. After a short...More

Thank LauraEvans88
Reviewed 6 days ago

Exceptional! Well worth a visit. Memorable experience. Well organised for tourist visits. Good value.

Thank John M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Overall river was okay. Not very Spectacular. Similar to other cave experiences. However if doing the tour would recommend doing it with SMY Tours. Dean the Guide was amazing and very helpful. Made it a very rewarding and fun experience and was able to answer...More

Thank Baz M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice setting but I actually found this boring. Too many tourists to go inside a cave for only 1km or so. You can't swim in the water either. Maybe it's because I have been in an underground river cave in Laos but still I found...More

Thank Derek G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Finally ticked this off from my childhood bucket list. It's not beautiful... it's AMAZING, it's WONDERFUL!!! I will not describe what's in there just see it for yourself. Definitely a must-visit attraction.

Thank Karen A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing natural wonder, definitely NOT men's creation. About 1 hour boat underground river journey that will take u to breath taking views you may not see in your life time anywhere. Being included to 9 wonders of the world was long overdue.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been here twice and it's always a wonderful experience. You'll be left in awe of the amazing rock formations. They now have an audio tour unlike years ago when boatmen would tell the story of the underground river.

Thank Arianne C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We almost missed trying this out as we had a plane to catch. But our gratitude to our travel agency, Explore Tours for making this possible! You will be amazed at the wonder of God's creation! be prepared for your jaw to drop. it is...More

Thank SheelaDS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to some other caves but the Puerto Princesa Underground River is simply incomparable. I could already die. :-D

Thank BobPhils
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Jaymee F
Hi, looking at visiting Puerto Princesa in August. Just wondering are there any parts of Puerto Princesa dangerous or places to avoid, if so what places? Thanks
May 31, 2017|
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Response from MeowPaws | Reviewed this property |
There are loads of tourists and tourist desks in Puerto Princesa, which made me feel safe. Tours to the underground river are very structured, just join a tour group and they'll make sure you don't wander off to somewhere... More
Hi. This is so last minuite so need answers asap please!! So basically in el nido now and thinking of doing a last minuite trip to Puerto princessa to be able to do the underground river tour. I was just wondering what time the tour finishes as I have a flight from the airport and need to arrive there by 3pm latest. Will I have time? If so, could you possibly recommend any tour operators who do cheap deals? Roughly how much did you pay? Thanks so much in advance!
May 24, 2017|
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Response from rckong | Reviewed this property |
Most likely too rush... would not recommend it since human factors involved
Yan Y
Hi Travelers! I need some tips on booking the accommodation and tours in PPS. Where and how can we book a cheaper rate? Thru a travel agent or from the hotel? And what is the best location to stay in PPS?
May 11, 2017|
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Response from 736Joey | Reviewed this property |
The travel agency we used is in Pasig, called "Online Travel Express". Just google it. Contact Richard (the owner). He's got excellent packages at very reasonable pricing and we got an all inclusive package to Puerto... More