Best Things To Do in Puerto Princesa, Philippines

Have you ever visited a new place and felt ‘wow’ about it? For many visitors, it happens at Puerto Princesa.

Puerto Princesa may not be as popular as other cities in Philippines, but don’t let that fool you. Puerto Princesa is a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. You will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination.

You might wish to revisit it someday again, to take a break and relax at Puerto Princesa.

If you have plans to visit Philippines and are not sure if Puerto Princesa should be included in your itinerary, keep reading. In this list, we have put together some of the things to do in Puerto Princesa and around. We have a hunch that if you include this city in your travel plans, you will be thrilled you did so.

Tourist Attractions in Puerto Princesa

Here is the list of things to do in Puerto Princesa and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park

    National Park

    Address: Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines

    The Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park is situated 80 kilometers from the city of Puerto Princesa. It is nestled in the Saint Paul Mountain Range. The park has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is considered one among the New 7 Wonders of Nature. It has eight of the thirteen forest types present in tropical Asia. ...Read more
  2. Palawan Butterfly Ecological Garden And Tribal Village

    Address: Santa Monica, Puerto Princesa,, Puerto Princesa, 5300 Palawan, Philippines

    The Palawan Butterfly Ecological Garden and Tribal Village is a sanctuary for a variety of species of butterflies. It mainly houses the tropical species of butterflies from the Southern region. The park also consists of scorpions, phasmid, green-crested lizards and mantises. It has a diverse ecology for a variety of insects. The tribal village i...Read more
  3. Puerto Princesa City Baywalk Park

    Address: Sandoval St, Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines

    The Puerto Princesa City Baywalk Park is an open seaside space. It is perfect for walking, strolling, biking, photography, and hangouts. The promenade is lined with palm trees. It attracts many joggers and bikers daily. Watching the sunset at the Baywalk Park is one of the best things to do in Puerto Princesa.
  4. Mitra's Ranch

    Address: Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines

    The Mitra’s Ranch is a popular hilltop ranch located in Sta Monica Heights. It offers a stunning view of the city of Puerto Princesa. The view deck at the ranch is open to everyone. It is a perfect place to enjoy some fresh air and the magnificent views. The ranch also offers ziplining and other adventure sports.
  5. Sabang Beach


    Address: Cabayugan, Puerto Princesa , Palawan Philippines

    Sabang Beach is Puerto Princesa’s best kept secret. The beach is very peaceful and not much crowded. It has nice resorts spread across the area. The beach is located 2 hours from the city center of Puerto Princesa. There are many adventure sports to enjoy across the beach. The Sabong is close to an underground river which is also a must vi...Read more
  6. Ugong Rock


    Address: Purok Pagkakaisa, Brgy, Tagabinet, Puerto Princesa, 5300 Palawan, Philippines

    The Ugong Rock is a hillside tourist attraction in Puerto Princesa. It is an underground cave. The cave exploration tours and zipline rides are very popular among tourists. You encounter many stalactites and stalagmites along your ride through the cave. The zipline takes you all the way down to the base of the cave. If you are seeking an adventu...Read more
  7. Palawan Wildlife Rescue And Conservation Center (crocodile Farm)

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

    Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Center (Crocodile Farm) along with being a popular tourist attraction, is also a research center. The center houses a breeding form of crocodiles and a mini-zoo which has other animals as well. The farm has two types of crocodiles: Indo-Pacific Crocodile and Philippine Freshwater Crocodile.
  8. Palawan Special Battalion Ww-ii Memorial Museum


    Address: Rizal Avenue, Barangay San Miguel, Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines

    The Palawan Special Battalion WW-II Memorial Museum is located on the Rizal Avenue of Puerto Princesa. Personalised tours of the museum are also available. It houses five rooms of displays. These displays are mainly dedicated to the fallen martyrs of World War II. It also has historical pieces that are not related to war and tell a lot about the...Read more
  9. Mendoza Park


    Address: H. Mendoza St, Puerto Princesa, 5300 Palawan, Philippines

    The Mendoza Park is named after Dr. Higinio Mendoza. He is the war hero of Palawan. The remains of Dr. Mendoza and other soldiers were later entered into the memorial of the park. The park is shaded by acacia trees and is surrounded by ornamental plants. There is an amphitheater on the east side of the park. The theater features many presentatio...Read more