Underground River Day Trip from Puerto Princesa City

Day Trips & Excursions in Palawan

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Get to see the amazing Puerto Princesa Underground River and experience the beauty of nature in Palawan. This 8-hour guided trip will take you to the longest navigable underground river in the world. As the place can only accommodate a small number of visitors daily, early booking is highly encouraged.If you’re arriving in Puerto Princesa via cruise ship, please book the private tour option as your timings require special handling. As such, we are unable to join you on regular or shared trips.
Be picked up from your downtown accommodations in the early morning at 7 a.m. From there, travel by land to the famous underground river. Your tour guide will provide information about the area and Puerto Princesa City in general. A stop will be made at Buenavista, a small viewpoint, to get a glimpse of Ulugan Bay.Arrive at Sabang Wharf at approximately 8 a.m., and board a pump boat to the mouth of the cave. The place is home to monitor lizards, monkeys, snakes, and other form of wildlife, some can only be found in Palawan. After a short walk you'll ride a paddle boat to the underground river.Once back at the wharf, lunch will be served at one of the restaurants in Sabang. Get to enjoy local cuisine and sample the taste Filipinos love.An optional side trip to Ugong Rock Adventure Zipline and Spelunking is available after the Underground River Tour so that you can make the most of your day. The activity may be selected among the tour options available.Once back in the city, you'll be dropped off your hotel.

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off within 15 kilometers of the airport
  • Lunch - Buffet lunch
  • Processing of park permits and fees
  • Professional guide and driver
  • Environmental Fee
  • Taxes
  • Transport by air-conditioned tourist van
  • Entry/Admission - Puerto Princesa Underground River

What’s not included

  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities


  • Close encounter with wildlife
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Buffet lunch included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Small-group tour by minibus