The capital of Palawan Province and a tourist destination recognized as one of the cleanest and greenest cities in the Philippines. Puerto Princesa, and Palawan more generally, is famous for its natural beauty and white, sandy beaches. Although the city is technically the 2nd largest in the country in terms of land area, most of the population lives in the peninsula on which Puerto Princesa International Airport stands.

Key Attractions

Honda Bay

A bay on the east side of Palawan near Puerto Princesa containing several small islands, the most popular…

Palawan Museum

The Palawan Museum was created in 1991 with a vision of serving as a center and repository of…
Monday-Saturday: 9am to 12pm & 1:30pm to 5pm. Closed on Sundays
P20 for adults, P10 for students

Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Center

Crocodile farm which protects and preserves endangered species and other animals
Monday-Friday: 9am to 12pm & 1pm to 5pm; Saturdays: 1pm to 5pm. Closed on Sundays

Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park

The longest navigable underground river in the world

Tubbataha Reef Natural Park

The Tubbataha Reef Natural Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site which supports over 350 species of coral…

Ugong Rock Cave Tour

Tours of the limestone caves of Ugong Rock in Puerto Princesa which ends with a impressive views of…
8am to 4pm
Cave tour is P250; an additional P200 for the zip-line.
Events & Festivals in the Area

Balayong Festival

Late Feb 〜 Early Mar 2023
Festival celebrating the founding anniversary of the City of Puerto Princesa when on 4 March 1872 Spanish colonizers…
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