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Special Interest Tourist Attractions of Palawan

The Philippines is one of the best vacation destinations in Southeast Asia. However, one region in particular, is known as the prime destination for both local and international tourists.

Archeological Exploration.
The activity can be fun and endlessly appealing to both new and perennial visitors to Palawan. Visit the Tabon Caves and be enthralled by the chambers which yield knowledge about life 50,000 years ago.

Canoeing / Boat Riding.
Go to the subterranean St. Paul River and be mesmerized by the crystal stalagmites and stalactites which illumine the river ripples with their sheen.

Wildlife Center.
Visit wildlife conservation centers like the Wildlife Sanctuary on Calauit Island and the Crocodile Farm at Irawan.

Marine Sports / Scuba Diving.
Engage in marine sports and scuba diving at Honda Bay where colorful shallow reefs abound, and where a mangrove offers opportunities for water sports. Get a thrill out of shark sightings in the waters of Tubbattaha. Aqua sports like jetski and kayak can be enjoyed at a variety of resorts and recreation centers island-wide.

Swimming.
Combine swimming with country walks up to the winding hilly terrains of Nagtabon Beach and the El Nido cliffs.

Swimming / Scuba Diving / Snorkelling
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These can be pleasurable at El Nido where facilities for these sports are excellent. While there, go raft riding in the hidden lagoon. Do the same on the white sandy beaches of San Clemente where sun tanning is perfect.

Sightseeing.
Island hopping and guided tours can take you to destinations around Palawan, like the Iwahig Penal farm, the Culion center, and the museum in the heart of Puerto Princesa City.