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Address: Hinatuan, Mindanao, Philippines

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Pristine Waters.

Great for swimming! With the fishes too! I wish I can go back! We went here on the lean season so there wasn't as much people. But if it was, you have to be here around 6AM just... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Great for swimming! With the fishes too! I wish I can go back! We went here on the lean season so there wasn't as much people. But if it was, you have to be here around 6AM just to get a "cottage". We rented the kubo type which was for around 200php.. Entrance fee is just 30php/px. You need too... More 

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Davao City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Truly enchanting! River is calm and deep, water is cold, clear (can even see whats beneath you) and a little salty. Bring goggles, underwater camera, food, water, toiletries. Arrive early for cottage reservations and have the river to yourself for picture taking purposes. Fish feeding is around noon. Try the island hop if you're planning to spend the whole day.... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Have been to enxhanted river often. Since my place is just an hour drive to the resort. I did use the place for exercise relaxation and taking out stress. The place isfetting better and bigger including the 12 kilometers road going inside which is partially cemented. Enchanted has been improving and with a low budget seafoods you can always enjoy... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Such a beautiful place in the middle of the jungle. we were lucky there were not many people and we enjoyed the blue water and scenery

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Cebu City, Philippines
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52 reviews 52 reviews
20 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I guess my expectations of the place was quite high, that's why I was a bit disappointed when we got there. The water looked very clear and pristine just like in the pictures, but I expected the river to be much bigger. Maybe because it was a weekend and around noon (fish feeding time) that the place was quite crowded.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Just make sure to breathe when you get there. Mother Nature will simply take your breath away. It is just unbelievable to still have a place to have pristine, sparkling water. The play of colors and the different shades of blue depending on the depth of the water is just undescribable. And yes, you get to swim with the fishes!... More 

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Manila
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61 reviews 61 reviews
11 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Best to go there and spend the whole day. Our mistake was to be there around 1PM and were just given 4 hours to enjoy all activities since the park closes at 5PM. Aside from the river itself, we hired a boat and went to different attractions near the area. We went to see a cave and explored it. Went... More 

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Perryville, Arkansas, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

If you go to Enchanted River, you should take your food with you. There are nice resthouses available for small and large groups but very little available in the way of food for purchase there. There is a parking lot up the hill from the entrance and you will have to park there and then catch a habolhabol to the... More 

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Manila
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5 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

It's a place where you can relax. Even if its so far, its truly worth the wait and worth the travel. The road going there is rough. Sedan are not advisable going to the place. Its either you ride an SUV or a Van. Bring your own water to drink and food to eat. I mean a lot of water... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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39 attraction reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Enchanted River is 2 hours away from Butuan Airport. The water is crystal clear blue with lots of big and small fishes. It is surrounded by trees and picnic tables where you can have lunch. Best time to see the crystal clear water is at the afternoon.

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