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Palawan: The Last Ecological Frontier


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El NidoPalawan in the Philippines, is an elongated island-province 55 minutes by plane from Manila. It is rich in natural resources and boasts of exotic wildlife, white sand beaches, world class snorkeling and scuba diving sites especially in Coron and El Nido.

Also known as "the last ecological frontier", Palawan with its land area of l,489,655 hectares is an island of many promise. It has two UNESCO World Heritage Sites: The Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park, and the Tubbataha Reef and Marine Park.

Palawan has 1,959 kilometers of coastline and around 1,700 islands and islets all waiting to be discovered and explored. The entire province is a conservation area. In the south is the Mt. Mantalingahan Protected Landscape where the highest elevation at 6,800 feet lies. In the north is the 3,700 hectare Calauit Island Wildlife Sanctuary home to endemic animals and African wildlife.

Getting Here

By Air

Daily flights from Manila or Cebu to the capital city of Puerto Princesa are available on Philippine Airlines, Air Philippines, Cebu Pacific, Zest-Airways. Direct-chartered flights via Soriano Air, Pacific Air, Asian Spirit, and Sea Air can be arranged to desired destinations- Cuyo, Coron, Busuanga, or El Nido. Flight time is less than an hour.

Getting Around

Multicabs and tricycles with two-seater sidecars are the most accessible form of transportation. There are also buses and jeepneys. Rental cars/van for hire are available in Puerto Princesa. Pumpboat (out-riggers) rides are used for travel to various islands.