Cowrie Island is located on Honda Bay, about 8 kilometers northeast of Puerto Princesa, Palawan. The island got its name from a marine mollusk that has a smooth and polished, patterned shell with a long and narrow opening. Cowrie is perfect for a day trip; hence it is part of the island hopping tour packages offered in Honda Bay. with
Families or groups of friends enjoy staying at Cowrie Island. Aside from swimming or snorkeling in its clear waters, tourists enjoy the picturesque view from the island. It is perfect for taking amazing photos as keepsakes of their adventure. Some friendly locals even offer to take artistic pictures of the tourists, free of charge.
Hire a tricycle from the city to Sta. Lourdes Port or Honda Bay Wharf for approximately 500 to 600 pesos for a round trip. Get the number of the driver so that he can pick you up after your trip. You can also join a guided tour that includes this attraction.
The entrance fee is around 75 pesos, while the environmental Fee is from 40 to 150 pesos depending on the port you departed from.
December to May is the perfect time to fly to Palawan to make the most of your stay. These are the months in which tourists are eager to engage in all Palawan's events.