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Sabang, a tiny village on the west coast of Palawan island, 75 km from Puerto Princesa City. Sabang – a town sandwiched between the karst mountains on one side and the sea on the other. The town with one main street that ends at the pier from which boats depart to the Underground river. Sabang pire Puerto Princesa Palawan

How to get Sabang

To get here on a motorcycle takes about 1.5 – 2 hours. By bus or jeepney much more. Early in the morning full of people and bags jeepney or local bus departs from the bus terminal in Puerto Princesa ➣ to Sabang one or two times a day. A trip to this form of local transport is going to be a long, hot and without any comfort. There also are more comfortable and fast minivans going to Sabang in approximate schedule: Puerto ➛ Sabang 7:30, 8:30, 10:30, 13:00, 15:30, 17:00. Sabang ➛ El Nido 7:30, 14:00, 16:30. Best way to get Sabang rent a motorbike ➣ or rent a car in Puerto Princesa ➣ or rent van with driver ➣

From Sabang to El Nido and Port Barton

From Sabang to El Nido shared vans made three trips. The first van departs at 7.30AM, 2.00 PM second and third at 4.30 PM with price 900 pesos/pax. Vans depart from Polis station of Sabang, center of village. From Sabang to Port Barton shared transfer operate. For one-way ticket 650 pesos/pax. The distance is 144 km. The journey takes about 3.5 hours. Minibuses depart to Port Barton on a schedule: 7:30AM, 8:30AM, 1:00PM, 2:00PM. Private van you can book below.

06. Private transfer Sabang (Underground River) ⇄ El Nido ★★★★
Island: Palawan / Sabang - El Nido
8,900 ₱ (154 $) - 13,900 ₱ (240 $)
Booked: (18)

Private transfer by mini bus Toyota Hi Ace. Pick-up at your hotel in Sabang, or El Nido or Nacpan beach in El Nido. In El Nido pick up at Coron Corong beach or bus terminal El Nido. No pickup in Puerto Princesa City – 86 km. fom Sabang. Transfer distance – 262 km. Travel time 5 hours.

04. Private transfer Puerto Princesa ⇄ Sabang (Underground river) ★★★★
Island: Palawan / City: Puerto Princesa - Sabang
4,800  (83 $)
Booked: (19)

Private aircon van transfer Puerto Princesa ⇄ Sabang. Back and forth (in one day), or one way transfer, on a mini bus with driver. The distance is 74 kilometers. The journey takes around 2 hours. From 1 to 9 persons. If you need transfer from airport, fill up number and time of your flight.

13. Private transfer Sabang (Underground River) → Port Barton ★★★★★
Island: Palawan / Sabang - Port Barton
7,900  (137 $)
Booked: (0)

Private transfer Sabang (Underground River) → Port Barton or Port Barton → Sabang (Underground River). Number of people from 1 to 10. Total transfer distance is 144 km. Estimated time – 3,5 hours.

What to see in Sabang

Underground River. The Sabang Underground River is 8 km long. which is included in the UNESCO World Heritage. The river got its name from the name of the city, near which it is located – Puerto Princesa Underground River “or the St. Paul National Park.” For here from around the world flock to the people to look at this miracle of nature. Excursion to Sabang from the capital of island Puerto Princesa to the “Underground River” is a trip for the whole day . After a 1.5 hour journey you arrive by mini bus to the pier in Sabang, than 20 minutes. by boat to the bay, a short walk through the strip of jungle where monkeys live and paddle boat to the cave. Look here all tipe of Underground River tours ⋙  You can go to Underground river by self, after receiving permit in Coliseum in Puerto Princesa City. Read more about the trip to the Underground River ⋙

Every year the Underground River is closed from July 1 to July 3.

01. Underground River tour from Puerto Princesa ★★★★
Location: Palawan/City: Puerto Princesa
2,500  (43 $)
Booked: (100) June (1)

The tour to the Underground River is for the whole day. Tour include 2 hour air condition transfer from the hotel in Puerto Princesa (pick up at 7:30 – 8:30), lunch in Sabang, the boat to the river and through it, environmental fee and guide. Return back to the hotel or drop-of in the city around 4 PM.

01ab. Underground river tour and shared transfer to El Nido ★★★★★
Location: Palawan / City: Puerto Princesa
3,350  (58 $)
Booked: (207) May (3)

1. Underground River tour Include: 2 hour air condition transfer from the hotel in Puerto Princesa City or hotel along the road to Sabang (pick up at 7:30 – 8AM), lunch in Sabang, the boat to the river and through it, audio system, environmental fee, permit, guide and transfer from Sabang (Underground River) to El Nido with a change to another minibus. (Free transfer for children below 2 years not occupying a separate seat.)  If you need private van without change van, click here ⋙

01d. Underground River tour from Sabang ★★★★
Location: Palawan / Town: Sabang
2,350  (41 $)
Booked: (106)

This package is for people who have a hotel reservation in Sabang Palawan, or have own service transport from Puerto Princesa to Sabang. Tour is performed only from Sabang. Inclusion; permit, lunch in Sabang, boat to the river, boat in the cave, audio system, environmental fee, local guide. So you don’t need do anything! All inclusive! If you need Underground river tour from Sabang with transfer to El Nido clik here..

01a. Underground River & transfer to El Nido (PRIVATE VAN) ★★★★★
Palawan / City: Puerto Princesa
3,680 ₱ (64 $) - 8,522 ₱ (147 $) per person
Booked: (48)

Private excursion transfer from Puerto Princesa to Underground River in Sabang then to El Nido. Inclusion; air-condition private van with driver, free pick up from airport or hotel, Filipino English speaking tour guide, shared boat to the National Park and back, paddle boat through the cave, lunch, all permits, all environmental fee and audio system in the cave. No hidden payment!

Jungle trail. Trekking through the jungle to the Underground river – walk is not easy. It is selected due to weather conditions, when the big waves in the sea and boats is canceled, or those who are fans of long walks in 7 km. through the jungle and mountains in both ways. In fact, the total distance through the jungle and beaches from the pier in Sabang to the river and back a little more than 8 km. round trip. Track takes 1.5 hours each way.

Beaches in Sabang. The village has two beaches which we would like to note. The first beach to the right of the pier, sheltered at most of the hotels and bungalows. When the sea waves here can not go into the water farther than the waist. In high season there is undercurrent. The beach has tables and bars selling drinks from the hotel. The second beach is located behind him, he is completely deserted. Beside the beach – zipline above the sea  ➠ mor photo

Waterfall. One of the most popular places to view in Sabang is a waterfall. Waterfall with clean and cool water is 1.5 km away. from the village, right on the beach. The road to the waterfall in a very rocky beach. Go to the left (30 min) from  the Sabang pier.


Mangrove forest. One kilometer from the central pier Sabang is a mangrove forest. Here you can tour the river in a rowboat – “Mangrove paddle boat tour”. The price is 350 pesos per person. Duration about 40 minutes. The walk in the national park you will see snakes, monkeys, birds and lizards living here in their natural habitat.

zipline sabang puerto princesa palawan Zipline. After a mangrove forest you can go for a walk along the beach to the mountain, to the cable stretched over the sea (Zipline). Walk to here will take 20 minutes through the beautiful jungle along the sea. Price 550 – 750 pesos per person.

Best hotel in Sabang Palawan

Sheridan Beach Resort & Spa ↷


Sheridan Beach Resort & Spa

Daluyon Beach and Mountain Resort ↷


Daluyon Beach and Mountain Resort











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