El Nido – Taytay Managed Resource Protected Area
Located in the north-western tip of mainland Palawan lies a protected area known for its majestic and towering limestone cliffs, beaches, mangroves, clear waters, and unique forests over limestone.
The El Nido – Taytay Managed Resource Protected Area covers 36,000 hectares of land and 54,000 hectares of marine waters. It is home to six (6) species of terrestrial mammals and 16 bird species endemic to Palawan including the threatened Palawan peacock pheasant (𝘗𝘰𝘭𝘺𝘱𝘭𝘦𝘤𝘵𝘳𝘰𝘯 𝘯𝘢𝘱𝘰𝘭𝘦𝘰𝘯𝘪𝘴), the Palawan hornbill (𝘈𝘯𝘵𝘩𝘳𝘢𝘤𝘰𝘤𝘦𝘳𝘰𝘴 𝘮𝘢𝘳𝘤𝘩𝘦𝘪) and Palawan scops owl (𝘖𝘵𝘶𝘴 𝘧𝘶𝘭𝘪𝘨𝘪𝘯𝘰𝘴𝘶𝘴). Bacuit bay is also home to the dugong (𝘋𝘶𝘨𝘰𝘯𝘨 𝘥𝘶𝘨𝘰𝘯), dolphins and marine turtles, many of which are threatened species.