Honda Bay

Puerto Princesa City, Palawan

Honda Bay is a key biodiversity area on the eastern shore of the island of Palawan near Puerto Princesa City in the southwestern Philippines.

The bay is used for both subsistence and commercial fisheries and recreation. Boats can be rented for the day and used for travel to nearby islands, many less than 45 minutes from the shore by boat. Honda Bay is ideal for snorkeling. Starfish ...

are commonly found near islands such as Starfish Island. Puerto Princesa is the nearest port city, and is accessible by plane.

Honda Bay News

  • Research, Conservation Groups Track Whale Sharks Movement

    Satellite tagging and photo identification of a whale shark in Honda Bay, Palawan have proven for the first time its international movement from the Bay to Lahad Datu in Sabah, Malaysia and back.

    This scientific evidence further boosts the need for the Philippines to cooperate closely with Malaysia and Indonesia to save endangered animals in their shared waters in the Sulu-Sulawesi region from overfishing and habitat degradation.

    The procedures were performed by the Large Marine Vertebrate Research Institute, with the support of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Con ...

  • Top Tourist Spots In Palawan Trip

    Top Tourist Spots In Palawan Trip

    Palawan, the Philippines last frontier holds numerous of the most fascinating tourist spots in the country. Some have described it as a piece directly cut from the heavens above. This beautiful Safe harbor is teeming with exotic wildlife, pristine beaches, charming fishing villages and house to various UNESCO World Heritage sites. Here are some of the most iconic destinations in three of Palawan's most popular cities and municipalities.

  • Conservation Of Honda Bay Urged

    Conservation Of Honda Bay Urged

    A management and conservation plan to be implemented by a multi-sectoral body is needed to address the serious coral bleaching problem and other environmental threats in Honda Bay, Brgy. Sta. Lourdes.

    Jovic Fabello, the spokesperson of the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development Staff (PCSDS), said the initiative will "somehow" help various government agencies and stakeholders in protecting and managing specific areas of the bay.

    "Ang multi-sectoral approach na ang magsusuri sa Honda Bay. Pangalawa, para magawan din ito ng management and conservation plan. Sa ngayon ay wala pa ito," ...

  • Super Suroy: Makalingaw Nga Isla Sa Honda Bay

    Super Suroy: Makalingaw Nga Isla Sa Honda Bay

    Kon mobisita naman lang gani mo og Palawan, di nimo angay palabyon ang mga nagkadaiyang island hopping sa usa sa maanindot nga dapit sa nasod.

    Niingon sila nga ang labing nindot nga laagan sa Palawan mao ang El Nido, samtang ang Coron mao ang chill.

    Apan kon ang na-book ninyo kay Puerto Princesa ug duha ka gabii ug tulo ka adlaw lang mo, ayaw nalang mo og biyahe sa El Nido kay unom ka oras, mas maayo kon taas inyong bakasyon aron di masayang ang oras.

    Gawas sa sikat nga Underground River sa Puerto Princesa, ug makaadto ka, usa ning Honda Bay Tour nga angay usab nimo nga suwayan.

    Tu ...

  • Puerto Prinsesa And El Nido Travel Guide: A 4900PHP Itinerary

    Puerto Prinsesa And El Nido Travel Guide: A 4900PHP Itinerary

    Here's to heart-catching emerald green waters, calming white, pure sands, fresh air, blue skies, and oh! the perfect awe-inspiring limestone cliffs. This is something that will get you off your feet in just a heartbeat! Yes, HELLO EL NIDO AND PUERTO PRINSESA!

  • The Most Beautiful Beaches In Palawan

    The Most Beautiful Beaches In Palawan

    The Philippine government's announcement last month on the temporary closure and rehabilitation of Boracay island was met with applause and controversy from different groups. Boracay, being the most popular island in the country, with its lively night scene, various water activities, and gleaming white sand was visited by over 2 million tourists in the past year alone. While I totally support the decision, we also know that we are bound to lose both revenue and visitors in the 6-month rehabilitation. Airlines have scaled down their flights to Caticlan and Kalibo. Tourists who had plans to visi ...