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Cathedral Caves

El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
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El Nido Island Hopping: Caves and Coves Tour Including Buffet Lunch
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El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

The cathedral caves are shallow caves which are shaped like cathedral spires. Good for picture taking but not much else.

Thank Manuel L
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Mark, from the El Nido Resort, escorted my family into the caves. Extremely dark, scary at first but so cool. Would recommend to wear water shoes not sandals.

Thank jennbabia33
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We went here just to take photos. The boat is unable to enter the cave and we were not allowed to swim inside because there are a lot of sea snakes. The story behind it was also interesting!

Thank francescagerona
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Beautiful! The rock formation was just beautiful. Got lots of pictures inside on the boat of course. Only one boat can go in at a time. We went early so there wasn't a lot of boats going in.

Thank Layn33
Reviewed 24 April 2017

There were cool caves, naturally formed, with lots of sharp edges. Make sure you're protected from the jagged edges.

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I is included in tour B out of El Nido. Unfortunately the boat staff usually limits the visit to a stop in front. But it is great if the tour boat lets you swim.

Thank raobert
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Who would guess that this dramatic rocky islet would hide a cave with high ceilings like a cathedral? If you are in a small boat, you could enter the cathedral .. if you come in a banca, that is too big to go in, just...More

Thank lucseawalker
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This day we took Tour B which includes 2 caves and 3 beaches/snorkeling sites. The Cathedral Cave was one of the caves I thought it was a bit boring. Of course as soon you come closer it looks amazing, but just for a few seconds....More

Thank Raymundes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

El Nido is a place to behold! The tour was really awesome! We saw a lot of beautiful islands. This cave had super blue waters

Thank MarieCarpiso-Chua
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Until you are directly on the cave, it is hard to truly appreciate how beautiful it is. It is a great attraction only accessible by boat. Great picture opportunity.

Thank Tamara F
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