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

  • 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


  • 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.


    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 ...

  • Balabac Islands Of Southern Palawan

    Balabac-composed of islands and islets-, is located at the southernmost tip of Palawan. Inhabitants include different ethnic groups, but the aboriginal ones are the Molbogs. This town is barely a few hours from Borneo Malaysia.

    (c) Socio-Economic Profile of Balabac, Palawan. Undated.

    The islands that we visited during our visit were: Punta Sebaring(Bugsuk Island); Patonggong; Patawan; Canabungan; and Candaraman.

  • Balabac And Onuk Island In Palawan

    Forget El Nido, my new bucket list is in Balabac and ONUK ISLAND.

    Philippines has more than 7,107 beautiful islands that attracts visitors to discover and explore especially those undiscovered paradise in the country like of the Onuk Island of Balabac, in the province of Palawan, Philippines.

    ONUK ISLAND is located in the Southwestern part of Sulu Sea, in the Municipality of Balabac in Palawan

    ONUK ISLAND is in the town of Balabac, in the southern part of Palawan. It is privately owned by Mayor Shuaib Astami, the town mayor. You have to ask permission from the ASTAMI Family that you ...