Private Underground River Tour From El Nido

by Tropical Paradise


Private Underground River Tour From El Nido

Nature and Parks National Parks Caverns and Caves Puerto Princesa Palawan Departure Point: El Nido


This tour will bring you to one of the 7 New Wonders of Nature. Aboard your private air conditioned van, you will travel for about 5 to 6 hours from El Nido to Sabang. From there, you’ll be able to reach the protected National Park where you’ll discover the Underground River. After the tour, your private van will bring you to Puerto Princesa City, around 2 hours away from Sabang, where it will drop you off at your hotel within the town proper limits. Pick-up and drop-off in a different area than El Nido or Puerto Princesa towns proper may be available as an option for an extra cost.

Included Destinations

Program (12 hours)

This tour package has an approximate duration of 12 hours. You will find the main events and activities programmed for this tour listed below.

  • 1

    Pick Up At Your Hotel In El Nido

    Your tour guide will come to pick you up at your hotel in El Nido or Corong-Corong. Our air-conditioned van will than bring you to Sabang. The drive will take 5 to 6 hours.

  • 2

    Arrival In Sabang

    While your tour guide processes the permits to go to the National Park, you’ll be able to roam around Sabang Beach and watch the local cultural performances.

  • 3


    The lunch buffet will be served in a local restaurant, with variations of different Filipino dishes, including vegetarian options.

  • 4

    Boat Travel From Sabang Wharf To The National Park

    A 25 minutes boat travel will bring you from Sabang Wharf to the Subterranean River National Park. You’ll land on the beautiful Saint Paul Beach.

  • 5

    Discovery Of The National Park

    Within the National Park, you’ll witness a lot of wildlife: monkeys, monitor lizard (bayawak) and squirrels. While waiting for your turn to enter the river on the municipality managed boats, please be advised to keep plastics bags or packages hidden and to pay close attention to your belongings: the monkeys might get interested in them and take them from you.

  • 6

    Cave Exploration (1.5 Km)

    The tour inside the underground river will take around 45 minutes. You'll discover the geological formations inside Saint Paul Cave (including stalagmites, stalactites and natural crystallizations) as well as the wildlife which inhabits it.

  • 7

    Return And Optional Swimming At Sabang Beach

    After the tour, you'll take your private boat back to Sabang Wharf. If you're not in a rush and would like to take the time to swim a little, you'll have the opportunity to do so at Sabang Beach.

  • 8

    Buenavista View Deck

    On the way to Salvacion Junction and the road to Puerto Princesa, we'll stop at Buenavista View Deck, where you'll get a stunning view on the Ulugan Bay.

  • 9

    Drop Off At Your Hotel In Puerto Princesa

    Your private van will drive to Puerto Princesa City and drop you off at your hotel. The ride back will take around 1 hour and 45 minutes to 2 hours.

Inclusions and Exclusions

This tour package includes several items or services that you will find listed below in the "Included" list. The items or services listed under the "Not Included" list are not included in the price of this tour package.


  • Environmental Tax Development Fee (ETDF)
  • Entrance fees
  • Air conditioned van transfer
  • Boat Transfer
  • Buffet lunch
  • Licensed Tour Guide


Booking Policy

Booking Confirmation: Your booking will be confirmed after you completed the online checkout process. You'll then receive an email with detailed practical instructions from Tropical Paradise (such as meeting point and time).

Balance Payment: For the settlement of your remainining balance, Tropical Paradise accepts the following payment methods: Cash (₱) PayPal .

Cancellation Policy: Tropical Paradise applies a moderate cancellation policy for this tour. A partial refund is available up to 48 hours before the tour. In case of no show-up or a cancellation made less then 48 hours before the tour, the whole amount will be charged.

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