Palawan: Fireflies, Rock Formations, Pristine Beaches & More

Of all the destinations in the Philippines, Palawan is one of the most sought after island. It’s amazing to think that this gorgeous paradise is only an hour of plane ride away from the hustling and bustling metro. 

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With its mesmerizing sceneries and natural wonders, it’s impossible to run out of things to do in Palawan. It’s not even a surprise that it has topped Travel + Leisure’s  World’s Best Island and how people from all over the world are captivated by its beauty.

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Hence, if you ever find yourself in Puerto Princesa, here are five activities you definitely want need to try. 

5. Iwahig Firefly Watching

Thought fireflies are extinct since it’s been a while since you last saw one? Fret not because you’ll be able to witness them light up trees as you cruise through the river on a pitch black night. Aside from firefly watching, you’ll also be able to gaze at stars and observe constellations.

4. Puerto Princesa Underground River

A UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature, PPUR is truly sublime with its age-old limestone landscapes. The wondrous stalactites and stalagmites are never-ending works of art as they continuously change and improve over the years. One of the most amazing rock formations is the Chapel where you can see figures of iconic bible characters and events.

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3. Sabang Zipline

Muster the courage and enjoy the thrill of the adrenaline-inducing Sabang Zipline. Worry not because the moment you see the beautiful view from above, you’ll surely forget about your fear of heights.

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2. Mangrove Paddle Tour

Enjoy cruising on brackish water as you learn more about mangrove forest, its ecosystem and how important it is in the environment. If you’re lucky enough, you may even spot some wildlife, such as monkeys, lizards and snakes.

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1. Nagtabon Beach

Looking forward to enjoying the beach sans the crowd? Nagtabon is a hidden gem with its clear blue water and creamy white sand. Tucked in the northwest part of Puerto Princesa, it’s a fairly remote place where you can really be one with nature and bask in the sun while swimming in the sea.

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For a fuss-free travel experience, make sure to check out Klook, an in-destination services booking platform which is dedicated to giving travelers a simple, fast and convenient access to popular attractions and experiences. With over 25,000 activities in more than 120 destinations available right at your fingertips, traveling has never been this seamless and secure.

If you want to try out the activities mentioned above, let Klook take care of the leg work for you. After all, it’s your vacation and you deserve to have fun and relax. Check out these affordable packages below:

  1. Puerto Princesa Firefly Watching 
  2. 3-in-1 Puerto Princesa Sabang Adventure Package
  3. Nagtabon Beach or Talaudyong Beach Private Car Charter 

Klook currently has tours and activities in Manila, Boracay, Cebu, Bohol and Palawan. Aside from these provinces, you may also book private car charters in case you’re up for a short getaway in La Union, Baler and other nearby destinations.

Download the Klook app, enjoy extra 15% off any Klook activity using promo code <GETKLOOKD>and get Klookd on your next travel!

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