Puerto Princesa Underground River, Puerto Princesa

4.0
#1 of 709 in Nature in Philippines
Voted one of the new seven wonders of nature and listed as a World Heritage Site, Puerto Princesa Underground River is reportedly the longest navigable underground waterway on earth. The area is a designated national park and home to the diverse wildlife of bats, reptiles, primates, sea snakes, and other marine creatures. You may run into monkeys and komodo dragons resting in the lush vegetation that surrounds a small blue lagoon at the cave's mouth. Hop on a boat and embark on a journey down the river, winding through a massive cave. See sleeping bats and stalactites hanging from the ceiling like shreds of petrified drapery. In 2010, geologists discovered another level inside the cave with small waterfalls and a large dome rising 300 m (980 ft) above the water. Add Puerto Princesa Underground River to your Puerto Princesa travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Puerto Princesa trip planner .
Create an itinerary including Puerto Princesa Underground River
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Tours to Puerto Princesa Underground River
Puerto Princesa Underground River Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
5,508 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • About 5 miles long, the Puerto Princesa Subterranean Underground River is a cave system that flows directly into the sea. Its home to a very diverse ecosystem including the prominent - bats. As soon a...  more »
  • We took a short vacation to Puerto Princesa June 2018. We stayed at one of the local hotels and we bought a package tour to the Underground River. The package includes transportation a guide and all f...  more »
Places to stay near Puerto Princesa Underground River

Plan your trip to Puerto Princesa

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Puerto Princesa

View all >
3.7
Duration: 4​h
4.8
Duration: 3​h
4.2
Duration: 2​h
3.7
Duration: 2​h 30​min

Hidden gems in Puerto Princesa

4.5
Duration: 4​h
4.9
Duration: 8​h
3.1
Duration: 1​h

Nature in Puerto Princesa

3.7
Duration: 2​h 30​min
5.0
Duration: 2​h
5.0
Duration: 2​h
5.0
Duration: 2​h 30​min

Kid-friendly things to do in Puerto Princesa

4.5
Duration: 2​h 30​min
5.0
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.5
Duration: 2​h 30​min
3.8
Duration: 4​h

Nearby attractions in Puerto Princesa

3.5
Duration: 3​h
3.1
Duration: 2​h 30​min
3.8
Duration: 1​h 30​min

Wildlife in Puerto Princesa

4.7
Duration: 4​h
4.0
Duration: 8​h
3.6
Duration: 1​h
1.6
Duration: 1​h 30​min