Published: 03 April 2014 by: Esther de la Cruz

Palawan is one of those places that rarely fail to leave an impression. Sometimes referred to as "the Philippine frontier", Palawan's islands offer travellers a wealth of opportunities to commune with nature.

Read on to find our top 5 things to see and do...

 

1. Puerto Princesa Subterranean River

Reputed to be the longest underground river in the world, about one kilometre of this 8.2 kilometre river beneath the St. Paul Mountain is open to visitors via paddleboat. Inside is pitch-black, but the boatman's light reveals enormous cathedral-high caverns, fascinating limestone formations and not a few bats (try not to gape).

 

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