Katibawasan Falls, Camiguin

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Katibawasan Falls is one of the precious gems in the small island-province of Camiguin. Crystal clear water, striking greenery, misty atmosphere – what more can you ask for?

Katibawasan Falls is one of the precious gems in the small island-province of Camiguin. With a minimal entrance fee of 15 pesos (30 ¢), one can enjoy the beautiful scenery this place has to offer – crystal clear water, striking greenery, and misty atmosphere.

This natural wonder is picture-perfect! Giant ferns, wild trees and vines, ground orchids, and huge boulders envelope the towering waterfalls with a majestic height of 250 feet. The ice-cold water rushing down into its natural pool is also invigorating for a good swim. No wonder why it has become a very popular destination among tourists, both local and foreign, during the summer season. Take note: No swimming attire is required!

Given its elevated location, hiring a multicab or pick-up van is highly recommended. The waterfalls is situated 5 kms. southeast of Mambajao at the foot of Mt. Timpoong. Small vehicles like tricycle or habal-habal (motorcycle) may have a difficult time going up. Some portions of the road to the falls are also steep and not cemented.

Katibawasan Falls is such a a wonderful place for those who want to relax and escape the hustle and bustle of the city. I will surely visit this paradise again!

written by antibiotyx on 2010-04-05 in #world #locations #oktomat #robot-camera #camiguin #philippines #travel #waterfalls #golden-half #nature #paradise

5 Comments

  1. rater
    rater ·

    Nice multilens photos!

  2. stouf
    stouf ·

    Superb falls!

  3. ceduxi0n
    ceduxi0n ·

    15 pesos? sumingil pa sila :)) i wish i could go there like right now. it's beautiful!

  4. dangerousvariable
    dangerousvariable ·

    I was there 6 years ago... climbed Hibuk-Hibuk and then to the hot springs. The waterfall was another journey :) Loved that island!

  5. antibiotyx
    antibiotyx ·

    thanks guys!

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