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Mag-aso Falls

Address: Barangay Oringao, Kabankalan, Negros Occidental, Philippines
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Type: Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
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Type: Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
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Las Vegas, New Mexico
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Access is a little difficult but you can get there either by jeepney or tricycle. Ask a local how much to pay to get there first. If they see you coming the price will get abusive. The falls are nice and foot accessible. People can splash around in the pool at the bottom or in the pool at the top.

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Luton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

went here with the wife and brother in law, and he being a local said that we need to be careful and remove all jewellery as there are thieves around. however nothing of the sort, its a very nice falls, very long way down so if you have trouble with steps then its not for you. it really is a... More 

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Iloilo City, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Located at the top of a mountain, not many travellers know about this falls yet but it is just an enchanting place. The falls was majestic. You can rent a cottage for 1000 pesos bathroom was not cleaned properly though. My advise is you have to bring your own food as there are only a few sometimes no guest at... More 

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Manila, Manila, Philippines
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Absolutely beautiful spot. We were lucky that when we went, we were the only people there. Great swimming and such a great atmosphere. We only stayed a few minutes as we didn't have much time, but on my next visit, I would recommend renting a picnic hut (only about 1-2 USD) and staying for at least a few hours.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

We went there around 4 pm and we had privatized the whole waterfall without any other tourists. in this case, the waterfall is great. good for swimming and tubing. however, one should be cautious as it is very slippery and don't go down there when it is raining heavily

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

Not bad, but way too touristy. Still, it was a nice cooldown after spending a day on motorbike. Swimming against current to the waterfall was fun. The actual village is not called mag-aso, so be careful when looking for this waterfall. In mag-aso village you can find much nicer and peacefull waterfall called Pang-Pang Habog with no fees or people.

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Monterey, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

I did a 'customized' day trip to the Tarsier Wildlife Sanctuary, Mag-Aso Falls, and San Agustin Church. I believe that normal tours include Butterfly Farm, Chocolate Hills, Tarsiers, Baclayon (sp?) Church, and Loboc River. I paid the same price for my drive as the standard tour. (2500 PHP/ about $63 USD; total tour time was about 4 hours--pretty drive, car... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

These falls are quite far and our driver wanted to charge us extra money to go there. If you do a Google search, people actually died at these falls during a flash flood. As a result, you are not always allowed to go swimming if it has rained a lot. Moreover, the water might be much dirtier after the rainwater... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

These falls are nice in shape but not so clean water. Many shades makes a good picture hard to do.

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Las Pinas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2012

It does get crowded on weekends but is is a good spot for a picnic. The paths do get slippery when it rains. It is also sad when people leave their trash all over the place.

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