Cambugahay Falls
Cambugahay Falls
4.5
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  • Belle
    Bucheon, South Korea588 contributions
    Short but sweet
    We arrived here late in the afternoon, around 415pm and they close at 5pm. We rushed through the entrance (I forgot how much the fee was, about 60 pesos for 2 people maybe). A guide (Andro) was there to assist us for no fee (tip is welcomed). I did not mind the guide because we were rushing and needed the help to quickly explore the entire place. But i understand that if you want to explore the place on your own and stay for 5 hours, will the guide be necessary? Or what if it's your nth time visiting? You may leave a comment for that. I love how beautiful the green turquoise water of Cambugahay Falls. It's honestly the most beautiful falls I've seen so far. I love that there's a lot of shallow pools you can stay in which will be perfect for kids. We did the rope jumps (20pesos unlimited per person) and had a blast. I did 3 jumps only since it's almost closing time. I also love that we arrived there a little late because we got great photos without people in it. Will be coming back next year, for sure!
    Visited February 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 28 February 2023
  • Alex H
    Port St. Mary, United Kingdom1,313 contributions
    Beautiful waterfall, unbearable instagrammers in the wild
    Easily accessible by scooter and entry fee is 20 pesos, and parking is also 10 pesos. The waterfall itself is beautiful, especially on a nice day. The only downside is the amount of people, and the unbearable instagram shoots that happen. No one sits and relaxes as it’s all about getting the best photo these days. Staff there are friendly. We stayed for an hour or so and then left due to the ridiculous amount of photos being taken. We were sat on a rock and someone even came up and told us to move because they wanted to get a picture on that exact rock. That was the final straw. A real shame as it’s a beautiful place.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 17 June 2023
  • troy a
    4 contributions
    A three layer serene falls
    This three layered falls has a mysterious vibes that will keep you wondering as you visit. The ambiance is calm and peaceful. You can swim on your own risk but there are people that will facilitate you in times of danger. Moreover, they offer different activities like tarzan swing and etc. To get there you must drive your own car or ride a motorcycle to get there. It is not advisable for elderly to visit the place due to the slope road as the falls is situated at the bottom. If you visit this place, it is better to be early to avoid crowds and to take a lot of photos. The entrance fee is 20 pesos per person and you can also ask for a guide ( optional). They also have toilet, shower and dressing rooms with different fees. Lastly, there is a restaurant at the entrance.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 7 January 2024
  • tinewarner
    5 contributions
    Great with kids, remember bathingshoes
    Great jumping in pools 3, 5 and 8 meters by swinging in ropes, swimming in and under waterfalls. Steep stairs, slippery and sharp rocks. Bathing-shoes is a must! Lots if fun with 6, 11 and 15 year old children.
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 25 January 2024
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irenevff
Bulacan Province, Philippines3,979 contributions
Feb 2024 • Friends
the steps going down and up are so steep, one needs to be extra careful when traversing them. my friend slipped while climbing up. i had muscle aches in my right thigh the morning after. not to forget the super slippery path going around the whole place. cabugsayan boasts of a series of cascading water terraces that are accident prone if you let your excitement gets ahead of you.

i must say that the trek and 50 pesos entrance fee were worth the scenery we came for. the falls have tarzan swings where an aquamarine pool awaits the diver.

too bad we were not ready to swim. we could have more fun than taking selfies and capture the enchantment of the place.
Written 21 February 2024
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zmoshtaghi78
Mezquitilla, Spain39 contributions
Feb 2024 • Couples
Remember there are 135 steps اtk the fall. Too busy with people taking photos.. The guide too us to the top fall to swim under the fall. The rocks are so sharp and the walk is very slippery.
Written 6 February 2024
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tinewarner
5 contributions
Jan 2024 • Family
Great jumping in pools 3, 5 and 8 meters by swinging in ropes, swimming in and under waterfalls.
Steep stairs, slippery and sharp rocks. Bathing-shoes is a must! Lots if fun with 6, 11 and 15 year old children.
Written 26 January 2024
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troy a
4 contributions
Dec 2023 • Friends
This three layered falls has a mysterious vibes that will keep you wondering as you visit. The ambiance is calm and peaceful. You can swim on your own risk but there are people that will facilitate you in times of danger. Moreover, they offer different activities like tarzan swing and etc.

To get there you must drive your own car or ride a motorcycle to get there. It is not advisable for elderly to visit the place due to the slope road as the falls is situated at the bottom.

If you visit this place, it is better to be early to avoid crowds and to take a lot of photos. The entrance fee is 20 pesos per person and you can also ask for a guide ( optional). They also have toilet, shower and dressing rooms with different fees. Lastly, there is a restaurant at the entrance.
Written 7 January 2024
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Lalainedejar21
6 contributions
Oct 2023 • Family
Our family enjoyed our family getaway. The place is so magical and relaxing. Happy trip and great adventure.
Written 20 December 2023
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Noelle O
Cavite City, Philippines837 contributions
Dec 2023 • Couples
I was amazed to see this place! I just love it! People are jumping and playing here. Beautiful place. Such a magical place to visit. Siquijor’s pride and glory.
Written 10 December 2023
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Martin F
Cebu City, Philippines5 contributions
Sept 2023 • Friends
It's a very natural place, there are quite a lot of people, and the sleeping temperature is quite good.
Written 10 September 2023
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Leland_DLC
Manila145 contributions
July 2023
Visited these falls as part of a Siquijor day trip island tour and this was a highlight of the trip! It's definitely something you should go to if you go to Siquijor.

There are three layers of falls that are accessible. The botttom layer is where they take photos of tourists from swinging ropes (for a fee) and also where tourists can dive into the water from the swinging ropes. The second layer has less people. Not sure why. Didn't reach the third layer which seemed to have more people so can't say much about it.

I would have enjoyed just staying at the edge of the second layer for a longer time but had to leave. Because these are falls (even if mini falls), some areas are pretty deep but many areas are walkable.

Nice that a private landowner surrounding the falls thought of putting up toilets, dressing cubicles and even showers for a fee. Don't expect much but these were decent.

Haven't read the reviews but I'm sure others have pointed out that there are 156 steps going down to access the falls which also means getting out means going up 156 steps. Had to catch my breath every once in a while.

The falls are also sometimes closed when it rains too hard. Ground/stairs becomes slippery and the waters can become dangerous. But the local government doesn't allow people to go anyway when they think it is not safe.

Some suggestions for the people who manage the site:
1. Increase the entrance fee! You're shortchanging yourself at P20! You can safely raise it to P50! For tourists, you can even increase it to P100 and they'd still pay especially since this is #1 on TripAdvisor! You can continue charging those from Siquijor P20. Just figure out the logistics of that.
2. Smoothen out some of the paths around the falls. Of course it's nice that things are kept in their natural state but the unevenness can get a little tricky especially since people tend to block some paths.

Overall, if ever I'm in Siquijor, I'd like to come back to this place
Written 29 July 2023
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G2Kpauly
Melbourne, Australia1,940 contributions
June 2023 • Solo
I just had a quick look at this waterfall as it started pouring when I got there. It looked quite nice but was quite crowded.
Written 25 June 2023
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mamabelz
Los Banos, Philippines2,561 contributions
June 2023 • Family
Upon arrival at the entrance, you are offered a guide but he turns out to be your photographer/ human drone who works for tips. You can buy a bottle of water from up here or a grilled banana (I like mine plain - no margarine) or green mangoes.

There’s stairs with railings; about 150 steps down.

You can try out the swing to take a plunge into the pool P20 unlimited jumps from both platforms. Take a raft to the middle of the water falls for P20 and have the guide take your photo from above the falls and from a swing.
Written 23 June 2023
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