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Palawan Caves

El Nido has a black marble and limestone cliffs contain large caves with whimsical names like Cathedral Cave and Disco Cave because of their formation. Palawan's St. Paul National Park is Palawan's most popular attraction and covers 5,349 hectares of lush forest, dark mountains, caves and white beaches. In the deep recesses of the marble and limestone peaks of Mt. St. Paul flow the Underground River, said to be the longest in the world. It is easily navigable for at least four kilometers. The caves are filled with filigree-like sculptures formed by stalagmites and stalactites. Near its mouth is a beautiful lagoon with crystal-clear water that teems with fish. Also within the park is the Monkey Trail, a series of wooden paths that winds into the forest where monkeys, squirrels, lizards and some 60 species of birds are found.

Tabon Cave is situated on Lipuun Point, Quezon, Palawan . Tabon Cave is a 138-hectares, of rugged cliffs and deep slopes. Discovered by an American, the late Dr. Robert B. Fox and his team of Archaeologist from the National Museum in 1962. The discovery of the caves have yielded an important Archaeological find - Fossil human bones tentatively dated from 22,000 to 24,000 years ago. Excavations were done from 1962 to 1970. Of the 200 caves found in Lipuun Point only 29 caves were fully explored, including Tabon Cave, which were found to been used for habitation and / or burial sites by ancient people.

Tabon cave complex is a 30-minute banca ride from the town of Quezon, a Southern municipality of Palawan. It is 155 kilometers away from Puerto Princesa City.

Other Caves in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan

Eli Cave, Linapacan Island, Palawan

Gangub Cave, Bataraza, Palawan

Ugong Rock, Barangay Tagabinet, a small karst tower is a foramtion honeycombed with caves.

Lion's Cave, a lion-shaped stalagmite created by droplets from draped-like stalactites.

Cawili Cave, a 5 ledges of limestone, each storey furnished with odd shaped tables and chairs ventillation comes from Gothic-inspired windows overlooking the village of Cabayugan.

Cavernous Daylight Hole, has a massive gaping entrance that collects the sun and provides the only ray of light.

Taraw Cave, Eastern side of the city in Barangay San Rafael. A scenic and awesomeat the top. The cave provided a safe shelter for the hero of Palawan, Dr. Higinio Mendoza Sr. when as governor of the province during the Japanese Occupation, he persistently fought for freedom with his guerilla forces.


Palawan Travel Adventures & Ecotourism
- Subterranean River National Park - Palawan's Tubbataha Reefs - Calauit Wildlife Sanctuary - El Nido Marine Reserve -
- Coron Island & Reef Sanctuary - Palawan Wildlife Rescue - Palawan Caving Exploration - Rivers & Waterfalls Trekking -
- Malampaya Sound Land Protected Area - Palawan Butterfly Garden - Palawan Beaches...

Palawan Travel Sports & Activities
- Palawan Diving - Palawan Island Tours - Palawan Dolphin Watch - Palawan Kayaking - Archaeological Exploration -
- Palawan Swimming / Snorkeling - Palawan Boat Travel - Palawan Feasts & Festivals - Things to see in Palawan...

Best Seller Resorts and Hotels in Palawan Philippines
El Nido Lagen Island Resort, El Nido Miniloc Island Resort, Princesa Holiday Resort, Club Paradise Resort,
Dos Palmas Island Resort, Asturias Hotel, Hotel Fleuris, Skylight Hotel, Lally & Abet Beach Resort,
Kubo Sa Dagat Resort, The Legend Hotel, El Nido Cove Resort, El Rio Y Mar Beach Resort, Crystal Paradise Resort,
Amanpulo Pamalican Island Resort....



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Taytay Resorts - Honda Bay Resorts - Dimakya Island Resorts - Roxas Resorts - Narra Resorts - Port Barton Resorts -
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Sabang Palawan Resorts - Quezon Palawan Resorts - Culion Island Resorts - Brooke's Point Resorts -

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