Puerto Princesa Underground River, Puerto Princesa

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Voted one of the new seven wonders of nature and listed as a World Heritage Site, Puerto Princesa Underground River is reportedly the longest navigable underground waterway on earth. The area is a designated national park and home to the diverse wildlife of bats, reptiles, primates, sea snakes, and other marine creatures. You may run into monkeys and komodo dragons resting in the lush vegetation that surrounds a small blue lagoon at the cave's mouth. Hop on a boat and embark on a journey down the river, winding through a massive cave. See sleeping bats and stalactites hanging from the ceiling like shreds of petrified drapery. In 2010, geologists discovered another level inside the cave with small waterfalls and a large dome rising 300 m (980 ft) above the water. Add Puerto Princesa Underground River to your Puerto Princesa travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Puerto Princesa trip planner .
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  • It was a long way for us to go there from puerto princessa City. Mainly because we had to wait about 2 hours to get on the boat to the Island because our Tour guide Was too late to book us in I guess....  more »
  • Went here while we stayed in Sabang . Look it’s a long process to get there as u go to the port pay ur environmental fee, wait till ur group gets called out to board the boat then take u over to the u...  more »
  • Awesome experience. Truly amazing Our guide was quite knowledgeable Will definitely recommend that visitors visiting should go for the experience. Tickets are available at the dock and are much cheape...  more »

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The main urban area on the east coast provides the bulk of accommodations for visitors to Puerto Princesa. Choose from a rich variety of large resorts, relaxing spa retreats, and eco-lodges, with many nudged up as close as they can get to the beaches and offering sea views. More basic accommodations include side-street guesthouses and dormitory-style hostels, while wilder options can be found sitting in privileged places along the coast to the north and south.
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