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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  • One should choose the time of year they visit this. We made the mistake of visiting in summer and a three day weekend holiday. When we got to Sabang, there were people everywhere. But surprisingly, th...  more »
  • We were fortunate enough to stay in Sabang which is very close to the river. We made our reservation at the wharf in Sabang which was very cheap (950 peso including the boat trip). Because we were so ...  more »
  • The river is one of the 7 wonders of the world. A booking in advance with a drive from Puerto princessa on a group tour was quiet fun. Once arriving .....the wait is a bit long however once u cruise o...  more »
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