Balabac Island

Balabac, Palawan

Balabac Island is the southern-most island of the Palawan province in the Philippines, only about 50 kilometers north from Sabah, Malaysia, across the Balabac Strait.

Balabac Island is home to various endemic species. It is the home of birds like Grey Imperial Pigeon, Philippine Cockatoo, Blue-headed Racket-tail, and the Palawan Hornbill. The Philippine Mouse-deer, a subspecies of t ...

he Greater Mouse-deer can only be found in this island.

The Molbogs, a Muslim ethnolinguistic group, is concentrated in this island. Their livelihood includes farming, fishing and barter trading with the nearby Sulu, Bangsamoro, and Sabah market centers.  Wiki

Balabac Island News

  • Balabac Palawan The Last Of The Last Frontier

    The Last of Philippine's Last Frontier.

    Out of 44 islands we have marveled to 15 destinations including islands and sandbars in what I call, the Last of the Last Frontier -- Balabac.

    With an estimated distance of 830 kilometers from Manila, Balabac can be reached 6 hours by land from Puerto Princesa and 3 hours by boat to the camping site in Candaraman Island which is situated in Sulu sea.

    Punta Sebaring has the best beach I've seen by far and has the finest (powdery) sand (not coral sand). The water around Balabac is the best description of pristine waters; crystal clear and spotless ...

  • 7 Pawikan Narekober Sa Balabac Island

    Pitong iba't ibang uri ng pawikan ang narekober ng pinagsanid na pwersa ng Philippine National Police (PNP) Maritime Special Operations Unit at Philippine Marines sa Barangay North Mangsee sa Balabac noong Abril 6, 2017.

    Ayon sa mga awtoridad, isang intelligence report ang nakarating sa kanila na may mga pawikan na dinala sa Salingsingan Island sa Barangay North Mangsee.

    Hindi na inabutan ng mga awtoridad ang mga humuli sa mga pawikan ngunit tumambad sa kanila ang pitong nakataling pawikan. Agad na pinakawalan ang mga ito pabalik sa dagat.

    Ayon sa mga report, kinakatay umano sa Saling ...

  • Discovering Balabac A 7-Day Itinerary In A Philippine Paradise

    This is the most challenging trip so far. Balabac is not your usual Palawan destination. It is located at the southernmost part of Palawan. Our plan was to go back to El Nido, but we found some blogs about Balabac that's why we changed it. We have different flights as well. The tour packages are so expensive, that's why we decided to have a DIY trip. We posted our planned trip through the different groups in Facebook then we found 2 backpackers who are willing to join us. We met personally in San Jose terminal in Puerto Princesa and we became instant friends!

    Day 1: Puerto Princesa arrival ...

  • Balabac The Last Jewel Of Palawan

    Balabac is located in Palawan and dubbed as "The Last Of The Last Frontier." Going to the south-westernmost tip of Palawan was a bit tiring --but definitely worth it. Balabac is a paradise at its rawest. - Ayza

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  • The Paradise That Is Balabac Island

    Balabac Island is actually a group of islands and islets that is located in the south-westernmost tip of the province of Palawan in the Philippines and is considered a paradise unspoiled by civilization. Here, you will find virgin island beaches surrounded by perfectly turquoise waters, as well as colorful endemic flora, fauna and marine life. With all the beautiful things the place offers, it would be a great choice of destination for your next holiday.

    Attractions

    This destination is known for having a lot of great natural and old man-made attractions, and the one that is flocked by to ...

  • Fine White Sand Beach Of Balabac Is Perfect For Barefoot Walking

    It will leave you awestruck!

    There's no shortage of gorgeous beaches in the Philippines. But somehow, there are still a few that manage to take our collective breaths away and leave us totally captivated. Such is the shoreline found in Balabac, Palawan, wherein a large expanse of powdery, white sand is located. Even seasoned traveler Rod Acuzar, Jr., who has already been to some of the most beautiful islands in the Philippines, shared on Just Go Pilipinas Facebook page that he was in complete awe. He even composed a short poem to describe Balabac's beauty.

    "Sa Republika ng Paraiso
    Ako a ...