Things to do in Puerto Princesa

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Things to Do in Puerto Princesa

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  • Christina H
    Pasig, Philippines67 contributions
    Don’t leave Puerto Princesa without experiencing the Underground River Tour. There are no words to describe the awesome experience, truly a wonder of nature. You will be provided with an audio guide as noise is prohibited inside the cave. Boat ride takes about 40 minutes. Hard hat will be provided as protection for possible bat poops & drops of water from the ceiling. Keep your belongings close to your body during the tour & even on the way to the cave as there are monkeys all around.
    Written 19 May 2022
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  • P.M.
    Sydney254 contributions
    We came to PP just to see this beach and it was AWESOME! We droned the whole thing and had a blast. I would love to return. Some of the hawkers are a bit persistent about selling stuff, but most of them walked off when I said "no thank you".
    Written 6 June 2020
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  • Joel B
    6 contributions
    Relaxing tour, the snorkeling was tame, quite a few little fish nothing special. The beaches visited were very nice, beaches were clean.
    Written 21 February 2020
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  • Mari R
    Puerto Princesa, Philippines6 contributions
    After being in lockdown for the past few weeks, this beach was the perfect local getaway. Beautiful sands and clear waters, and the water temperature is always just right. Definitely worth the trek from the city. It was even fun to watch all the boats going back and forth to underground river.
    Written 22 June 2021
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  • Elena Ciocan
    Timisoara, Romania1,725 contributions
    I am no adventurer and I was really scared, but going on top of the rock and then "flying" down is an experience I will treasure for ever. Such fun!
    Written 28 January 2021
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  • Sandy G
    Belgrave, Australia29 contributions
    Well organized tour. Give the buffet food a miss if you can. The firefly tour was really good. So gentle and peaceful drifting through the mangroves seeing the fireflies light up the trees. Pretty special if you are into nature.
    Written 12 March 2020
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  • Peter Z
    1 contribution
    The Stella Maris Tubbataha Reef expedition that I went on was the everything I could have dreamed of in a Liveaboard trip and more. I would grade every major category of the experience exceptional. The food was great, I was excited to eat after every dive, the crew was very friendly and accommodating, the dives were unreal and the rental equipment was great, and the rooms were really nice as well as the entire vessel itself and lounge areas. King was my dive instructor who helped me out during my advanced diving certification and was the best dive instructor that I have had. Was very helpful in delivering the course work and was very attentive to myself and the rest of the group to ensure our safety, while at the same time having the uncanny ability to find amazing schools of fish out of the blue as well as spotting individual fish/creatures
    Written 21 May 2022
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  • David B
    Pasay, Philippines153 contributions
    this is one leg of the honda bay tour. swimming area with a lifeguard, numerous huts to choose from, open air massage, a buffet, adequate toilet and shower area--a good two hour island escape
    Written 12 February 2020
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  • Katy Santos
    Philippines516 contributions
    The last stop of the tour is the Puerto Princesa Baywalk wherein you have an option to stay or to ask the driver to drive you back to your accommodation. I chose to stay so I could walk around the area.It’s just a plain baywalk perfect for an afternoon walk or early morning jog with seafood restaurants around and food peddlers selling corn cob, ice creams, etc. The air breeze of the late afternoon, the cool view of mountains, and clear turquoise sea waves are perfect to end the tour with a smile.After a relaxing walk along the bay, there are a lot of dampa style restaurants that you can choose to have dinner. Dampa is where you’ll choose to buy your fresh seafood then the restaurant will cook a specific dish of your choice based on their menu. Since I was alone, I decided to get a clam soup and a cup of rice only in Kamayan Fiesta. The clam soup tastes so fresh and its warm soup will definitely soothe your taste buds.
    Written 16 November 2020
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  • Carlos G
    London, UK26 contributions
    Very pleasant gardens with lovely butterflies and cartoon natives. I suppose this is a way of generating income. Enjoyable.
    Written 1 February 2020
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  • Mon C
    12 contributions
    DIY city tour with our trusted trike driver Mark 09158356420. Highly recommended. Great savings. Knowledgeable trike driver Mark.
    Written 30 April 2022
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  • achidz
    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia249 contributions
    Decided to come here after visiting the Crocodile Farm. So glad we did! Set in beautiful countryside, really quiet and peaceful. Bought some souvenirs and played with a prison guard’s puppy some prisoners were looking after. We met some medium level prisoners who were only too happy to talk and tell us about living there. Our trike wouldn’t start and a couple of them helped our driver to get it started. Would’ve liked to have known more about it - not 5 star as there is very little information other than what the prisoners tell you.
    Written 20 August 2018
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  • Katy Santos
    Philippines516 contributions
    Almost every town in the Philippines has a major church or cathedral since the majority of Filipino people are Roman Catholic and in Puerto Princesa’s case, they have the Immaculate Concepcion Cathedral.
    It’s actually perfect to drop by to a church to give thanks to the Higher Power because the tour is before my birthday. The church looks serene and simple, perfect for those churchgoers every Sunday to have a calm and peaceful mass.
    Written 16 November 2020
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  • RockPaperTravel
    Edmonton, Canada624 contributions
    Good way to spend a few hours. Lots of variety of stores as well as restaurants and spa/personal services
    Written 9 January 2020
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  • Krista.Cuffs
    16 contributions
    We visited the museum early one morning. My husband loved it. He said it was very informative and he learned a lot about Palawan's involvement in the war. He would definitely visit again.

    I had the 5 year old and we spent most of the time going from room to room so I could identify the different flags, uniforms and items for her. I didn't learn as much but was grateful there was plenty to keep her occupied (including the mayna birds outside), and staff who helped keep her entertained while telling me some history. Overall I think it was well done.
    Written 17 January 2020
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