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Enchanted River

Hinatuan, Mindanao, Philippines
+63 917 257 6279
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Lost its chant

It all boils down to money. Cannot swim without renting a life vest (15 pesos per hour) even the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Enchanted Is The Appropriate Name

I know I'm being repetitive as seen in the other reviews but I'll say it anyway, whoever gave the... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2017
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“fish feeding” (32 reviews)
“entrance fee” (21 reviews)
Hinatuan, Mindanao, Philippines
+63 917 257 6279
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It all boils down to money. Cannot swim without renting a life vest (15 pesos per hour) even the water is shallow, tour boats going to the sea is now 500 per hour although it used to be 300 pesos for the whole tour. Parking...More

1  Thank Loafyloaf02
Reviewed June 11, 2017

I know I'm being repetitive as seen in the other reviews but I'll say it anyway, whoever gave the name "Enchanted" couldn't have picked a better word. While the surrounding area was okay, some litter and trash, and the facilities in decent shape, the river...More

2  Thank GBAINC
Reviewed June 3, 2017

Enchanting river indeed due to its clear water and different species of fish, you can even ride a boat and rent a vest if you want to swim, during the time of our visit the place is crowded

Thank Marie Jessica A
Reviewed May 25, 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

4  Thank Sylvie_Macle
Reviewed May 13, 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 May 3, 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 May 3, 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 April 27, 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 April 18, 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 April 14, 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
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May 16, 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
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May 7, 2017|
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Response from Fabrizio113 | Reviewed this property |
We slept in a hotel in Hinatuan, but you can also check in Bislig ( even closer). But if you want to see also enchanted river, I would stay in Hinatuan.
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April 16, 2017|
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Response from macasaetchris | Reviewed this property |
WOW Baguio! hahahaha! Book a flight from Manila to Davao or Butuan. Davao - Go to Ecoland and ride the bus going to Mangagoy (Bislig). From there you can ride a habal-habal to enchanted river (45 mins) for 500 pesos... More