Ultimate List of Best Things to Do In Palawan, Philippines

By Tim Kroeger October 8, 2016 Philippines, Asia

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There are so many interesting things to do in Palawan. For instance, you can explore the subterranean river in Puerto Princesa, the Barcuit archipelago, caves, reefs, lagoons, beaches, national parks, waterfalls, and many other exciting adventures around the island.

Here’s a condensed list of what to do in Palawan, Philippines.

What part of Philippines is Palawan?

Palawan is located in the south-western part of the Philippines. It is the largest province in terms of land area and is home to two UNESCO World Heritage Sites – The Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park and Tubbataha Reef Marine Park.

1. Coron Bay Diving

Aside from diving of course, there’s plenty of things you can try at Coron Bay. But this time, we’re going to focus on scuba diving since it’s the best thing you can do here.

Located in the northern part of Palawan, would you believe that Coron Bay is now the most visited spot in the island? Well we cannot blame the breath-taking views offered by this paradise.

Between Culion and Busuanga islands, you can find the perfect diving area in Coron. In fact, this is the world’s best “wrecking diving”.

The appealing rock formations also give tourist the opportunity to snorkel. You can enjoy up to 20 meters underwater visibility along with the beautiful aquatic living things deep down the water.

Best Things to Do In Palawan, Philippines

2. Underground River Adventures

If you happen to be in the subterranean river, don’t forget to explore the famous underground river.

With a distance of 50 kilometers away from Puerto Princesa, you can experience the beauty of St. Paul’s Subterranean River National Park while riding a paddle boat to tour around.

In an hour, you will see the hidden natural treasures of this spot and know why it is one of the new 7 Nature Wonders of the World.