One the favourites for the New 7 Wonders of the World and recently explored by the caving specialists La Venta and the subject of a National Geographic documentary, The Underground River in Sabang is a truly spectacular natural wonder of the World.
Departing after breakfast you will be collected from the Resort at around 7.30-8am and take the two hour drive to Sabang in an air conditioned mini-van. It is a beautiful journey travelling through the majestic landscape and scenery of Palawan. Upon arrival in Sabanag you then take a ride in the traditional Filipino banca boat along the coastline to one of the beautiful beaches of Sabang. From there it is just a short walk to the entrance of the cave where you will be greeted by a spectacular lagoon revealing the entrance to the cave at the foot of a large limestone cliff face. You will then enjoy a beautiful guided tour in to the cavernous depths of the Underground River. Along the walk to the cave look out for the indigenous monitor lizards, monkeys and other beautiful flora and fauna. You will be served lunch on the beach before the return journey back to the Resort, usually arriving back at the Resort around 3-4pm.
Whether divers, snorkelers or just simple beach and water lovers, you will love this spectacular Island hopping tour around Honda Bay. Taking a ride in a traditional Filipina banca boat, your guide will cruise you along through the beautiful waters of the Sulu Sea to beautiful islands such as Pandan, Snake, Lu-Li, Senorita and Starfish to name but a few and all adorned with white sandy beaches. Explore the tropical waters snorkeling and then rest and dine on one of the beautiful beaches. Look out for Bat Island too, home to an enormous population of fruit bats, which every evening at sundown they swarm in to the dusky skies for their daily feed.
The City Tour is a great half day trip, morning or afternoon, around the City of Puerto Princesa and key points of interest such as the Crocodile and Butterfly farms, Bakers Hill, Binuatan Creation and of course some selected souvenir shops along the way.
Cruise down the Iwahig river in a typical Filipino banca boat under the beautiful star studed night sky and watch the fantastic show put on by the fireflies all narrated by an expert guide.
Sea Urchin Search
Unique to Royal Oberoi and guided either by the Owner or one of the Resort’s chefs, is a unique opportunity to tour around some of the beaches of Puerto Princesa at low tide in search of beautiful sea creatures, including sea urchins, sea cucumbers, shells and other mollusks. Learn from the guides as they familiarize you with these beautiful creatures and their habitats. Then for the ultimate experience, return back to the kitchens of the Resort and learn how to clean and prepare these shells as ingredients in to the chefs specialty soups and culinary delights that you will then sample with your evening dinner. This tour is of course only available when low tides permit.
Honda Bay Combo
Why not experience the wonders of Honda Bay from both above and below the water! Unique to Royal Oberoi is an island hopping and try scuba diving experience! Enjoy the privacy of your own private boat and dive instructor to take you on an underwater adventure as well as guide you around the Islands of Honda Bay, all followed by a gourmet lunch on a secluded beach! A perfect combination and where only one person needs to be the adventurous diver, others can just snorkel, relax and experience the beauty of Honda Bay!
For those that get a taste for the beauty of the underwater world, why not extend the stay and get your diver certification!
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details on this unique excursion and other diving opportunities.