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Tabon Caves

Tabon Caves is one of the enchanting attractions in Palawan.

The caves – which are hailed the Philippines’ cradle of civilization is a museum reservation protected by the local government that contains fascinating cultural artifacts.



The Tabon Caves are located at Lipuun Point, north of Quezon, Palawan.


Opening Days and Hours

You can visit the caves during the daytime, and it is advisable to book your tour ahead of time.


Entry Fee and Bookings

Entry fee to the caves is USD 0.50, while transportation and meals cost around USD 20.


How to Get There

You can fly in via the Puerto Princesa International Airport and travel via tricycle or jeepney to the San Jose Terminal. From there, you can then ride a van going to Quezon. You can then ride a tricycle from the Quezon town proper to the pier, and then take a ferry to the Tabon Caves.


Suggested For

  • Solo Travelers
  • Backpackers
  • Group
  • Couples
  • Newlyweds
  • Family with children


Time to Spend

3 to 5 hours is more than enough time to explore the Tabon Caves.


Popularity and Best Time to Go

The best time to go to the Tabon Caves is during the summer months of March to early June, when the weather is hot and typhoons are rare.



  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Island Hopping
  • Boating
  • Wildlife watching



Quezon has a number of food establishments you can stop by in before going on your tour, such as:

  • Lev’s Pizza
  • Gerry’s Grill
  • DIP Pension and Restaurant
  • Silangang Nayon Park & Restaurant


Nearby Attractions

  • Tumarbong Falls
  • Honda Bay
  • Tubbataha Reefs



Quezon has a number of resorts and guesthouses you can stay in for around USD 20 per night, such as Sir Brooke’s Resort, Palawan Ecolodge, Nay Erling’s Lodging House, and RTZ Pensione.

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