Endowed with some of the most beautiful islands in Palawan,
surrounded with diverse and luxuriant coral reefs and open seas,
and covered in lush forests,
we are home to a wide array of wildlife,
including the Critically Endangered Irrawaddy dolphin and the Philippine forest turtle,
several species of marine turtles, marine mammals, endemic birds,
and many other species that are globally significant for conservation.
Fuerza Santa Ysabel de la Paragua
Lake Manguao Municipal Conservation Area
Malampaya Sound Protected Landscape and Seascape
Cuyaoyao Nature Park
Important Announcement: Cuyaoyao Nature Park will be temporarily closed to visitors starting March 28, 2019 until May 31, 2019 for restoration and rehabilitation purposes.
Cuyaoyao Nature Park is a community-managed ecotourism site in Northern Taytay in the village of Cataban. Central feature of this site is the 5 series of water falls in a 2km stretch of the Cataban River. Wildlife abounds in the area, including many of Palawan’s endemic flora and fauna such as Palawan peacock pheasant, Blue paradise flycatcher, Palawan blue flycatcher, and Palawan tit. The famous Palawan stink badger is also a regular resident.
Pasinggatan is a Cuyuno term from the word “singgat” which means glimmer and luster. Glimmer for the “Star of the North” or “Estrella del Norte” of Palawan which is Taytay. This festival is celebrated annually with the preliminary activities beginning in March and the culmination activities during the first week of May. For more updates, please visit the Pasinggatan Festival Page: