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Tinago Falls

Iligan, Mindanao, Philippines
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Ranked #1 of 18 Attractions in Iligan
Type: Waterfalls
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Decatur, GA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

When my mother-in-law made plans for us to visit, I told my wife I had a certain expectation on visiting the Philippines. I wasn't necessarily prepared for much of what I saw, but during our visit to Tinago I encountered the closest distillation of what I pictured in my mind. Tinago represents the lush natural beauty combined with the power... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

One of the most beautiful falls I've experienced! We went with a big group during the "off" season. So we almost had the area to ourselves with a few of the friendly locals. This is truly a gem but I kept thinking they should call it the "hidden falls with many steps" It is so worth the hike! we hired... More

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Claremore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Very beautiful. Bring your swimming trucks and your camera. Water is very refreshing. My only warning is it's at least 500 steps down a very steep hill.

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Manila, Philippines
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

My boyfriend and I arrived at Laguindingan Airport (Cagayan De Oro) from Manila around 7AM. Bear in mind that you have to communicate with the drivers, barkers, and locals for you to know where to go. We were able to get to the Falls just by asking questions, so don't hesitate as the locals are very nice. I only had... More

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Manila, Philippines
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

The trek down is not that easy, you have been warned, so it's harder on the way up. But when you see the falls, it is breathtaking. It is even more exciting to use the raft and go under the falls :) So bring only the important stuff and it would be better if you have a underwater camera. There's... More

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Manila, Philippines
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

I almost didn't try to go down the falls. But upon seeing the Tinago Falls, I felt speechless but it was really, "WOW!" This must be one of God's greatest creations. We had to swim around with our life jackets on since the water is deep. The falls was really breath-taking. The 2 hours travel to Iligan from CDO, and... More

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Iligan, Philippines
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Tinago Falls is well-known in Iligan City and it must not be missed when in town. It is just a perfect setting if you want to enjoy nature and a little bit of swimming! Although you have to go down a long flight of stairs and go back up again afterwards, it was all worth it!

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Ashen, Subury, Suffolk.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

The trek to these falls is well worth the effort as the falls are spectacular and the highlight is a raft ride on a rope pulley raft (small charge only) which takes you under the waterfall for a true Maid of the Mist experience, the falls are very high so the volume of water coming down can be considerable, life... More

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Taguig City, Philippines
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

Tinago Falls in Iligan City is just stunningly beautiful. Tinago in english means "Hidden". When you get there you will know why they called it Tinago or Hidden Falls. Prepare your muscles and feet for you are about to walk by a stairway (300+ steps back and forth) to see the Tinago Falls. When you see the nature and the... More

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Cedar Park, Texas, United States
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Took my wife, teen-age daughter, and several of our Philippine family here July 2013. This is a must see but is not for the faint at heart (heart condition) and I personally would not advise taking young children (<8 yr) as they would not appreciate the climb up or down. Over 400 steps down the side of the mountain to... More

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