Located in Sagbayan at the western side of the Chocolate Hills, offers you an observation point on the Chocolate hills, a butterfly dome, restaurant, and various other attractions.

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Facts about Puerto Princesa Subterranean River


stalactites and stalagmites

The river is 8.2km long and flows underground through natural rock formations such as caves, stalactites, and stalagmites.

Special permit

Only 4.3km of this are easily traveled by tourists. If tourists wish to travel the other 3.9km they have to obtain a special permit. In some of this 3.9km it is possible to wade in the river.

4.3 kilometers
Object shapes

Object shapes

Some of the rock formations look similar to objects and images such as a horse, cacao fruit, a mushroom and the holy family


The geologists and environmentalists also discovered that there is a dome inside the cave which reaches 300 meters above the river. They also found large bats, additional river channels and marine creatures among other things.

Dome inside the cave
monkeys in Puerto Princesa


The monkeys in Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park are so used to being fed by people that they will now grab food from visitors.

New 7 wonders of the world

Puerto Princesa Underground River was designated as one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature on January 28, 2012.

New 7 wonders of the world

Food and dining in Puerto Princesa

Puerto Princesa’s dining scene consist of local and international restaurants that can almost any palate. You can sample genuine Filipino food at Kalui Restaurant, Italian favourites at Olio E Basilico Ristorante, or Japanese delicacies at Tadzmaki Sushi Restaurant, just to give but a few examples of the wide range of dining venues in the city. As a seaside city, Puerto Princesa is also popular for fresh seafood. It’s widely available throughout the area, cooked to suit the style of each restaurant’s cuisine.

Shopping Malls Puerto Princesa Palawan

SM Mall Puerto Princesa Palawan was open 15 sept. 2017. The shopping mall has 3 floor, supermarket, cinema, makeup salons, cyberzone. Located at Malvar street in 5 min. from International airport of Puerto Princesa

Getting to Puerto Princesa

Getting to Puerto Princesa by plane is the easiest way to arrive in the capital city of Palawan Province. As its name implies, Puerto Princesa International Airport is not only served from Manila and most major cities in the Philippines, but also several cities abroad.

Puerto Princesa has a ferry terminal from which you can travel to and from Manila and Coron, as well as other destinations throughout the island country.

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