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Puerto Princesa Underground River

Open today: 08:00 - 16:00
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| Sabang, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island 5300, Philippines
+63 48 723 0904
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It takes about 2 hours from Puerto Princesa to the seaside dock where you take a short boat ride to the island where the underground river is located. Once arrived, you register, then given an audio device which will play an audio tour for the...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Very interesting place to visit, my partner had never been there, nor have I and we wanted to experience, it was well worth the time to get there, and interesting

Thank DaytonAlan
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is an experience that is a must do. We took two kids under 3 and made it through the whole thing. Guide is funny. I wish we didn’t have the translator ear piece. The guide are funnier and better so I took mine out....More

Thank michaelmQ9332LG
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Was picked up from the hotel and went on a 2 hour journey towards the underground river, the roads in Palawan are to say the least bit scary. But once there we waited firstly we ate at a nice restaurant and was serended by a...More

Thank panglover
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The underground river was a beautiful experience. We were handed a small radio each which guided us through the tour (multiple languages available) and a guide accompanied the radio with a flashlight that enabled us to see some incredibly unique stalactites and stalagmites. An incredible...More

Thank cvenk
Reviewed 5 days ago

We rented a car in Puerto Princessa and drove up early in the morning to take the tour just as they opened. It's essentially a cave with a navigable river running through it. Definitely worth the trip. But get there early, before busloads of Chinese...More

Thank mvdljca
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a great day at the underground river tour. Bus picked us up shortly after 7am and we set off. Bus ride was very comfortable (very comfortable in comparison to the feeling of being strapped to a hellfire missile on our Port Barton Van journey🤬)...More

Thank Christopher M
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you can only do 1 tour in Puerto Princesa AND are or are coming from El Nido/Coron, I'd choose this one over Honda Bay. Honda Bay has worse and probably more crowded beaches than El Nido and Coron areas. Just hope you get to...More

Thank Gerry A
Reviewed 6 days ago

Reason why we visited Palawan!!! Breathtaking!!! However One of our audibles that lent during the tour did not work so had to share with my hubby.

Thank Go286298
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The underground river tour was such an interesting experience. The river is in Sabang 2 hour drive from Puerto Princesa. Once you get to Sabang you are taken on a pontoon boat across to the entrance of the underground river. The journey is 10-15 minutes...More

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4 November 2018|
Response from AnnkissyO |
Slippers or aquashoes
4 November 2018|
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Response from frequenttraveller705 | Reviewed this property |
Aqua shoes, because you're going to walk on the beach
1 August 2018|
Response from alrightalex | Reviewed this property |
They are very Catholic so I would guess that it’s closed. There’s no website? Or can you call the Colosseum (PP city hall that gives the permits). Either way I say spend more time in El Nido!