Shared Palawan Puerto Princesa Underground River Tour with Lunch & Transfers

Likely to sell out soon
Full customer support
Best Price Guarantee
Instant confirmation



Tour starts
Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, Philippines
8 hours
English, Tagalog
All year
Minimum age:


Cruise along the world-famous Puerto Princesa Underground River, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in Palawan through this shared day tour. This shared Puerto Princesa Underground River Tour is an ideal experience for those who want to see the river up close, as you'll get to drift along it. The tour also comes with the service of a guide, a buffet lunch, and hotel pick-up and drop-off within Puerto Princesa's city proper. You can also get an upgrade and turn this shared tour into a private experience.

Wake up early on the day of your tour so you're ready to go when your guide fetches you from your hotel at 7:30 AM onwards. From there, you'll travel to the local port and hop in a boat to reach the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park in Sabang town. After your guide arranges the registration with the tourism officers, you'll ride in a smaller boat better suited for the underground river.

This river stretches about 8.2 kilometers through a sprawling cave system beneath limestone cliffs. As you cruise along the water, remember not to take any photos with your camera's flash on to avoid startling the bats that call these caverns home. You won't have to worry about seeing in the dark as your guide will use a searchlight to show you the attractions inside the cave. You'll mainly spot stunning stalagmites, stalactites, and rock formations. Along with the rock formations, the underground river houses animals like birds and even small reptiles.

After sailing down the river, you'll head back to the port in the natural park. You will then be treated to a buffet lunch before continuing your tour around the park. Like the underground river, the rest of the park boasts a diverse ecosystem beneficial to various species. Among the most noteworthy animals you can find here are the Palawan hornbill, Palawan bearded pig, and monitor lizards.

Visit the ecologically diverse Puerto Princesa Underground River by booking this day tour. Check the availability by choosing a date.

Read more


Hotel pick up & drop off within City proper
Audio Device
Licensed Tour Guide
Buffet Lunch
Tourist Boat Rental
Parking Fee
Terminal Fee
Not Included: Environmental Fees which will be collected onsite


Culture, Arts & Historical Tours
Water Activities
Shared Tours

What to bring

Valid ID
Electronic Copy of Confirmation Voucher
Mobile, Camera & Powerbank with Waterproof Case
Reusable Water Bottle
Personal Sanitation Kit (Alcohol, Tissue, Wet Wipes)
Personal Snacks
Extra Cash in Philippine Peso Currency

Good to know

Tour Information: This shared tour is available daily. You have the option to upgrade it into a private tour. The larger your group is the higher the discount you will get for your upgrade. Complimentary buffet lunch will be served during the tour. Activities not indicated are to be paid on site should guests want to avail themselves. The Puerto Princesa Environmental Fee valid for 7 days may be paid at the airport upon arrival or to your accommodation in Puerto Princesa. In case you have not paid it yet, you may pay it directly to your tour coordinator before the tour starts.

Meet-up Information: Guide to the Philippines will send tour reminders at least (1) day before the tour date through your registered email address. Make sure to have the electronic copy of your confirmed tour voucher ready. On the day of the tour, your assigned Tour Guide will meet you at the lobby of your hotel within the vicinity of Puerto Princesa City proper at least fifteen (15) minutes prior to start of the tour. Strictly no latecomers or tour reservation might be forfeited.

Tour Proper: Please be reminded also to dress appropriately. Be mindful of your personal belongings during the tour.

Children Friendly: Children 0-2 are free of charge but are not included in the complimentary lunch. Parents may share their meal or pack food for their children.

Pet Friendly: Pets will only be allowed on private tours.

Senior Citizen/PWD Friendly: There are no extreme activities included in this experience.

Cancellation Policy: The operator may cancel the activity in case of force majeure or unforeseen circumstances like weather conditions. In this case, you will be given the option to reschedule or request a full refund. Schedule cancellation requests must be made 48 hours before your original subject to approval. No shows are not entitled to reschedule and refund.

Read more

Verified reviews

Similar tours

Link to appstore phone
Install the Philippines’ biggest travel app

Download the Philippines’ biggest travel marketplace to your phone to manage your entire trip in one place

Scan this QR code with your phone camera and press the link that appears to add the Philippines’ biggest travel marketplace into your pocket. Enter your phone number or email address to receive an SMS or email with the download link.