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Reviewed 20 May 2015
Quezon City, Philippines
22,000+ years archeologic proof of human occupation of the Philippine Islands

For archeologic and historical buffs, this place is a must to see where the the first proven human... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2013
Mariano Y
Venice, Florida, United States
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Lipuun Point, Quezon, Palawan Island, Philippines
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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

The place is stunning and worth every effort. The cave complex comprises 225 caves of which 8 can be visited by tourists. People lived in these caves 50 000 years ago and left them about 700 years ago. The most impressive is the Igang Cave....More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank 828tomaszk
Reviewed 23 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.

Date of experience: May 2016
3  Thank mslgaudier
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

Date of experience: January 2016
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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

Date of experience: October 2015
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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

Date of experience: May 2015
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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

Date of experience: February 2013
5  Thank Mariano 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

Date of experience: April 2012
10  Thank Jasper_Walker
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15 August 2018|
Response from 828tomaszk | Reviewed this property |
I believe Tabong cave is much better than the underground river. No tourists, no rush, resl thing :-)