10 Best Caves in the Philippines

There are around hundreds of caves in the Philippines and some are not yet explored. The most popular cave in the Philippines is the Puerto Prinsesa Underground River but there are more interesting caves in the country.

Caves in the Philippines are popular for its own unique features like huge stalactites and stalagmites, home of thousand of bats, having a cathedral inside, and many more interesting features.

The following are the popular and best caves in the Philippines. You can visit some of them and be amazed by the beauty underground.

10 Best Caves in the Philippines

1. Aglipay Caves

Aglipay Caves are located in the Province of Quirino formed in Baraggay Villa Ventura. There is a total of 8 accessible caves in the Aglipay Caves. For only 25 Pesos that’s around 0.5 Dollars.

2. Calbiga Cave (Langun-Gobingob Caves)

Langon-Gobingob Cave Descent

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If Puerto Prinsesa Underground River is the longest cave, Calbiga Cave is the largest cave in the Philippines. The cave is located in Western Samar. Calbliga Cave is 7 kilometers long and have an area of 900 square kilometers.

3. Hinagdanan Cave

Hinagdanan Cave, Bohol

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The picture shows how beautiful Hinagdanan Cave is, do you think so? Higdanan Cave is popular for its big stalactites and stalagmites. The cave is located in Panglao, Bohol.

4. Callao Cave

Callao Cave is the pride and the best natural tourist attraction in Peñablanca, Cagayan, Philippines. Callao Cave is composed of 7 show caves (caves accessible for general public). The largest is about 160 feet wide and 118 feet high. There is also an unusual cathedral in one of the chambers used as chapel by the locals.

5. Monfort Bat Sanctuary

Monfort Cave Entrance 3

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Monfort Bat Sanctuary is situated in Samal Island, Davao City, Philippines which is a home of around 1.8 million Rousette fruit bats. The cave has a length of 75 meters.

6. Odloman Cave

Odloman Cave is located in Magbinay, Negros Oriental. It is considered as the second longest cave in the Philippines next to Puerto Prinsesa Underground River and the 6th deepest cave in the Philippines.

7. Puerto Princesa Underground River

Puerto Princesa Underground River is the longest navigable underground river in the Philippines and in the world. The cave is located in Puerto Princesa, Palawan. It has a tatal of 24 kilometers long navigable cave. It is the 3rd deepest cave in the country. Stalactites and stalagmites formations are everywhere. If you got a wide imagination, you can really appreciate the place.

8. Sohoton Cave

Sohoton Cave Exit

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Sohoton Cave is popular for its entrance. The entrance is like a cathedral. Sohoton cave is located in Basey, Samar.

9. Sumaging-Latipan-Lomyang Crystal Cave

Sumaguing Cave Sagada

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The caves can be found in Sagada, Mountain Province. It has a depth of 163 meters and considered as the deepest cave in the Philippines. It is a burial ground for natives and a hiding place of soldiers in World War II.

10. Tabon Caves

Tabon Caves are located in Palawan. It is a very ancient cave maybe that’s where the name derived from. Tabon Caves are composed of more than 200 caves but only 28 are available for tourist destinations.

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