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Tabon Caves

Lipuun Point, Quezon, Palawan Island, Philippines
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Grad Schl

This is not for everyone. This is especially not for people who are asthmatic, heart problems, or... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
Marjorie Steffi G
via mobile
CRADLE OF CIVILIZATION

Not all travelers is interested in history but in this place, its HISTORY and NATURE combined... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2016
maryrose C
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Puerto Princesa, Philippines
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
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22 Mar 2017
“Grad Schl”
11 Feb 2016
“CRADLE OF CIVILIZATION”
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Lipuun Point, Quezon, Palawan Island, Philippines
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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

This is not for everyone. This is especially not for people who are asthmatic, heart problems, or any illness that may need immediate attention. Bring water, face towel, flashlights, and fan. Do not explore the area without any guide.

Thank Marjorie Steffi G
Reviewed 12 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...More

Thank maryrose C
Reviewed 26 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...More

Thank theinsider1234uk
Reviewed 20 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...More

Thank iGURUt
Reviewed 6 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...More

3  Thank wandermomcc
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...More

5  Thank Bong Y
Reviewed 6 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...More

10  Thank Jasper_Walker
Reviewed 2 March 2016
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