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Enchanted River

Hinatuan, Mindanao, Philippines
+63 917 257 6279
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Will leave you spellbound

I went to visit the Enchanted River in March 2017 and absolutely loved every minute I was there. I... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2017
Enchantingly beautiful

One can't help but be caught speechless upon seeing the beauty of the place. The surroundings... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2017
Bislig, Philippines
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish feeding” (32 reviews)
“entrance fee” (21 reviews)
Hinatuan, Mindanao, Philippines
+63 917 257 6279
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

I went to visit the Enchanted River in March 2017 and absolutely loved every minute I was there. I arrived at 10am and there was hardly anyone... which surprised me. It turns out that most people arrive for the fish feeding at 3pm but the...More

5  Thank Sylvie_Macle
Reviewed 14 May 2017

One can't help but be caught speechless upon seeing the beauty of the place. The surroundings - most of it- is maintained as it was before to keep its natural state. Vehicles used go until the gate but since last year, they have a designated...More

Thank norma0105
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Stayed in Bislig and went out for the day , family and friends couple of cars , Steep road leading down to river , bit wet showers , very crowded and not looking good , Then went on the boat tour ,, what a surprise,...More

1  Thank jdglyde
Reviewed 3 May 2017

It's a real wonder where or how this river got its fairy tale cum cartoon-like blue color. It's simply spectacular! An added bonus to this attraction is the cheap island-hopping tour that one can avail of. At a measly Php500, one gets toured aboard his...More

1  Thank JrlnLP
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This place is very enchanting. Goosebumps as I saw the grandeur of this river. The water is very clear and clean. Tried to swim and it was fantastic, I felt like the fairies that lived there is protecting and maintaining it. Also, went island hopping...More

1  Thank SpencerFinn
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Before I came to this place, I was a bit skeptical about this river, the photo's must have a heavy filter because it can never be that blue! Well guess again, it takes your breath away as soon as you approach this mighty blue river...More

2  Thank Raymundes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Visited there for my birthday vacation. Was very enticed by the magnificent clear waters. Was able to arrive there just in time for the fish feeding, you can see groups of fish flock to the feeders boat. The fish are very entertaining as you can...More

Thank mkbuque
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

yep, enchanted it is. this river has the bluest of all colors which is quite rare. just looking at the brilliant aquamarine to the deepest azure makes one think it has been sprayed perhaps with voluminous dyes. when asked how it became blue, nobody from...More

1  Thank Irene F
Reviewed 12 April 2017

True hidden gem in Surigao Del Sur. We rented a boat and had an early dinner in the floating fish pen. We brought a private vehicle from Butuan. Our day tour itinerary: 9:00 Tinuy-an falls in Bislig 13:00 Enchanted River in Hinatuan Back to butuan

Thank Catsi C
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Going to Enchanted River was easier compared to Tinuy-an Falls because the road is passable even by an ordinary car. It was my first time but my brother and his family went there like several times already. According to them, the policies became stricter than...More

Thank tuffy0706
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18 September 2017|
Response from CzarEmmanuel | Reviewed this property |
Any time of the year is good (except during the rainy season, that is around May to November). Summer would be ideal (especially the months of March and April), but expect a lot of people in the area. If you're travelling... More
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2 September 2017|
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Response from Fabrizio113 | Reviewed this property |
Yes but you will have to reach the river on foot.
16 May 2017|
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Response from norma0105 | Reviewed this property |
HI there! Are you with a group? i suggest you go with one. you can contact the tourism office of Hinatuan. you can get their number online. they can assist you. It is better if there is somebody with you or go on a group... More