Puerto Princesa Underground River Tours

Puerto Princesa Underground River Tours

The Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park is home to the iconic Underground River in Palawan. Experience this unique natural landmark up close and personal during your Underground River tour.

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Frequently asked questions

How long is the Palawan Puerto Princesa Underground River?

Puerto Princesa’s underground river is 8.2 kilometers long. However, only 4.3km of it is open to the public as it is too risky to go beyond.

How much is Puerto Princesa Underground River tour?

The price of a Puerto Princesa Palawan Underground River tour depends on the number of people, the type of tour (whether shared or private), and inclusions such as lunch and hotel pick-up and drop-off. To get the best Puerto Princesa Underground River tour price, look for Puerto Princesa tours that offer several inclusions at a low price.


How long is the Underground River Tour?

The duration of the Underground River Palawan day tour is around 45 minutes. This is only the Underground River tour time doesn’t include the travel time from Puerto Princesa city center which is 2 hours one way, lunch, and other activities that might be included in your Puerto Princesa Underground River tour package. The Puerto Princesa Underground River tour schedule depends on the package that you book. Do take note that a Puerto Princesa Underground River tour itinerary can sometimes take several days, but one of the most common packages is a Puerto Princesa Underground River half day tour. It may also be included in all inclusive Philippines vacation packages and vacation packages for couples. Check your online trip booking for more information.


Where can we find Puerto Princesa Underground River?

The location of Puerto Princesa Underground River is at the Saint Paul Mountain Range of Palawan. It is around 80KM from the Puerto Princesa city center.

How far is Underground River from Puerto Princesa airport?

The Puerto Princesa Palawan Underground River is around 75KM away from the Puerto Princesa International Airport.

How do I get from Puerto Princesa airport to the Underground River?

Puerto Princesa is in the Sabang area. In order to get to Sabang, you have to ride a van or jeepney from the San Jose Terminal. You can get to the terminal by riding a tricycle or taxi outside the airport. You can also hire a private van tour that can pick you up from your hotel and drive you back after the tour.

Is there a guide provided in the Underground River tour in Puerto Princesa?

Yes, there’s a guide provided for the whole duration of the tour. Audio devices are provided as well where you can listen to recorded information about the Underground River.

What do I need to bring to the Puerto Princesa Underground River tour?

Aside from cap/hats, sunblock, and other appropriate change of clothese, it’s important to safeguard your gadgets in a waterproof bag.

What should I wear to an Underground River tour?

Wear comfortable and breathable, cap or hat, and sunglasses. Prepare swimwear and change of clothes if you want to swim in the beach after the underground river tour.

Is the Underground River tour kid-friendly?

Yes, as long as there’s adult supervision. Make sure to check the description of your chosen all inclusive family vacation packages for the minimum age requirement.

Is the Underground River tour safe?

Yes. Life vests will be provided during the tour. There are also guides available to assist you should you have any concerns.

What other things can I do in Palawan?

There are many things to do in Palawan aside from visiting one of the UNESCO Heritage Sites in the Philippines, the Puerto Princesa Underground River. If you want to add Puerto Princesa tourist spots to your Puerto Princesa itinerary, you can book Puerto Princesa City tours. If you have more time in your Palawan itinerary, you can also visit El Nido and book El Nido snorkeling tours or El Nido island hopping tours. Staying at El Nido palawan hotels will allow you to have a convenient El Nido itinerary. In El Nido, you'll also find some of the 5 star hotels in the Philippines.