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Address: Lipuun Point, Quezon, Palawan Island, Philippines

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If you are not into long travels to get to the destination and if you are not into historical tourism, this destination is not for you! Great that the long land travel is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 May 2015
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Quezon City, Philippines

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Puerto Princesa, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

Not all travelers is interested in history but in this place, its HISTORY and NATURE combined. Tabon Cave was discovered by Dr. Robert Fox with the Manunggul Jar, the Philippine's National Treasure and the Tabon Skull which is the earliest securely dated proof of human existence and that can only be found in the WORLD'S BEST ISLAND, PALAWAN.

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Manila, Philippines
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

You pay 20 pesos from National Museum [free entrance in october],1000 pesos for the boat to the caves,you see 7 caves,where there have been NO improvements in last 40 years.Trip was spoilt by the Museum Manager saying we don't want tourists and we don't want business. Save your money,and don't visit. If You do visit,buy water and get torch,no water... More 

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Quezon City, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

If you are not into long travels to get to the destination and if you are not into historical tourism, this destination is not for you! Great that the long land travel is dissuading a lot of people, the caves is still intact and relatively free from human destruction. Things you need can be bought from convenience stores at a... More 

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Muntinlupa, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2015 via mobile

Only few people get a chance to go to these caves as it is quite far and tedious to travel from Puerto Princesa. We were able to go here because one of our relatives is from Quezon, Palawan, and they were the ones who arranged our boat and permits. Visitors need to get permits issued by the local tourism office.... More 

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Venice, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2013

For archeologic and historical buffs, this place is a must to see where the the first proven human occupation of the Philippines was found. A 3 hour van ride and 45 minute banca ride one way from Puerto Princesa to Quezon is needed to visit the Tabon site. It is maintained by the governernment, and the entrance fee is a... More 

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Seattle, WA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2012

First, the most important things to know about the Tabon Caves: 1. There is a small museum (maybe 15 minutes worth of attractions) in Quezon but the more entertaining part is the actual caves. It literally has about 50 feet of exhibits. The admission is small, maybe 10-15 pesos, but the boat is considerably more. 2. If you go on... More 

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