A Travel To Explore The Palawan Islands

This is the largest Island of Palawan Province in Philippines. This Island amaze you with crystal waters, jagged cliffs, white sand beaches , wildlife, jungle beauty and mountain ranges. This is one of the favourite places for nature lovers. In 2016 it has been awarded as the best Island in the World by Conde Nast traveller. There are so many things to explore: some of them are A UNESCO World Heritage site: Underground river in Puerto Princesa, Diving, Underground river tour, Island hopping at El Nido , a tour to Nacpan beach , Entalula Island visit .

1. El Nido

Address: 5313 Taytay - El Nido National Hwy, El Nido, 5313 Palawan, Philippines.

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El Nido Photo

This is the paradise for scuba divers. El Nido attracts visitors with its white sand beaches, crystal clear water, colourful marine life and coral reefs. There are number of diving sites you can find here. Bacuit Archipelago, a group of islands may be the primary things you can enjoy here.

2. Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Center

Address: Puerto Princesa South Road, Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines.

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Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Center Photo

This is a rescue home for endangered animals. Primary attraction is Crocodiles over here from small to adult ages. There is an education museum also you can find where you can learn more about the species and you can find number of bird species also from here.

3. Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park

Address: Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines.

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Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park Photo

Underground River in Palawan is one of the longest underwater rivers in the World. In 1999, this was includes in UNESCO World Heritage site list. The national park is located in the Saint Paul Mountain Range on the western coast of the island. There are huge rock formations which are really attractive, and this Park is rich in flora & fauna.

4. Onuk Island, Balabac

Address: Balabac, Palawan, Philippines.

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Onuk Island, Balabac Photo

Onuk Island is situated little bit far away from all rushes and situated completely in an eco-friendly environment. This is a perfect spot for relaxing some moments with your family. Crystal waters, white sand beaches, surrounding natural beauty, often chances of meeting beautiful marine life are the attractive factors of this Island.

5. Tubbataha Reef National Marine Park

Address: Tubbataha Reef, Cagayancillo, Philippines.

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Tubbataha Reef National Marine Park Photo

This is simply called as the diving mecca of Palawan and listed in UNESCO World Heritage list. This protected area is situated in the heart of Sulu Sea. Through a thrilling boat ride you can reach in this Park. This is an atoll reef with huge number of marine species. Coral reefs, lagoons, sea birds, manta rays, green sea turtles etc are the attractive factors of this Park.

6. Tastes of Palawan

Address: Taytay,RI,Philippines.

Tastes of Palawan Photo

The peculiarity of Palawan foods are you can find very delicious fresh sea food dishes with tropical fruits makes this is so awesome, and you will remember the taste forever. Some of the popular items you can try from here like Chicken Inasal, Tamilok, fresh sea food, Lechon, Hopia bread, Danggit Lamayo etc.

7. Barracuda Lake, Coron

Address: Barracuda Lake, Coron, Palawan, Philippines.

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Barracuda Lake, Coron Photo

The crystal clear waters, surrounding rock formations makes this lake a popular one among visitors. You can enjoy swimming, diving, snorkeling etc. It is situated on the North West of Coron Island and through a boat ride only you can access here. There is a huge Thermocline and Heliocline at 14m deep and the water temperature is rising to 38?C.

8. Calauit Safari Park

Address: Busuanga, Palawan, Philippines.

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Calauit Safari Park Photo

Probably this would be the most interesting thing that your child will enjoy. This wildlife sanctuary was established in 1976 in Calauit Island of Palawan. You can find exotic African and this is rich with flora & fauna. You are able to see variety of species like waterbucks, Calamian deer, giraffes, elans, freshwater crocodiles, monkeys, zebras etc.

9. Kayangan Lake, Coron

Address: Kayangan Lake, Coron, Palawan, Philippines.

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Kayangan Lake, Coron Photo

This is the cleanest lake in Palawan situated in the Coron Island. The lake is surrounded by limestone cliffs and ofcourse you can even see the underground very clearly, so this lake is suitable for snorkeling, swimming etc. You can find colourful marine species very closely and rare underwater rock formations over here.

10. Bakbakan Falls

Address: Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines.

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Bakbakan Falls Photo

This is a 64 meter stunning waterfall and through a narrow hike you can reach here. The water falls down and that makes a natural pool where you can enjoy bathing. Mainit Hot Springs is located very near to this water fall with mineral properties, so you can also do a healthy bathing from the hot spring too.

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