Tubbataha Reef, Puerto Princesa

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Witness the biodiverse wonder of Tubbataha Reef, a World Heritage Site. Located the Sulu Sea, the reef plays home to some 1,000 animal and plant species, with plenty of manta rays, sharks, clownfish, and lionfish, plus endangered species like hawksbill sea turtles. It includes a colorful coral wall rising 100 m (328 ft), as well as two coral islands. If you like diving, don't miss the opportunity to delve into this top scuba attraction, but be careful as the currents can get strong. Above water, keep your eye out for some of the 100 bird species in the sanctuary. Make Tubbataha Reef a part of your Puerto Princesa vacation plans using our Puerto Princesa day trip planner .
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  • Two dive boats go from Puerto. Moonshadow ( German speaking) and Sakura ( English speaking) both good rides and both know what they are doing. Prices check their internet sites  more »
  • Some firsthand look here marine life and still have maybe different fish types still have a lot of beautiful reefs coating really worthwhile for us to look at. Here there really is between the rich marine life here, be sure to look in the future.
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  • This is one of the best places to diving. I went with the people but when they diving i snorkeling ( Not the same !! ), but all the people ( amateurs and profesionals ) said this is one ot the best. O...  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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