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Address: Near Bolabog Beach, Aklan Province 5608, Philippines

This stillwater pool filled with dead tree trunks creates an eerie,...

This stillwater pool filled with dead tree trunks creates an eerie, supernatural scene.

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What's the Point?

The name says it all. I'm still trying to figure out why we let our trike driver take us here. Maybe it was for the karaoke bar next door to it? If you want a dead view out of... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2015
linda m
Cebu City, Philippines
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Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

What a sad sad view. Everything is dry an dead, no beautiful mangroves anymore, just dried swamp and waste. Don't go there!

Thank Alexandra A
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed May 6, 2016

We accidently stumbled across this, and it's simply awful. It's a swamp gone bad into a sewer and probably a building site in time. Don't waste your time here.

1 Thank Stanley466
Hanoi, Vietnam
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Reviewed December 9, 2015

Dead Forest or Sunken Forest is a very unique attraction that suggested by our tour guide in Boracay. The forest is located at the strip of Bulabag Beach Aklan. Just go along the beach then you will be there ! Only darkened and rotten stumps and gnarled roots remain. We like its eerie ambiance and mysterious charm as well as... More 

Thank Lukas p
Cebu City, Philippines
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3 reviews
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Reviewed November 7, 2015

The name says it all. I'm still trying to figure out why we let our trike driver take us here. Maybe it was for the karaoke bar next door to it? If you want a dead view out of dead boredom, go to the dead forest!

Thank linda m
Ko Samui, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

If you like to see, what happened if people don't care about envoiroment, have a look at this place and learn! Boracay was a pearl, but if people do not care about it, soon dead forest will be not the only dead place in boracay.

Thank Thomas S
Hassleholm, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed January 20, 2014

Beautiful but not much to see, not worth making a trip just for this. I wouldn't say this is a place to take tourists anymore which is a pity since Mangroove swamps are really fascinating places

Thank Wilserin
Hamburg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed May 8, 2013

The Dead Forest doesn't exist anymore. It is surrounded by buildings and construction sides and a blue sewage pipe is running through the hole area. It used to be a very special place and it is sad to see it destroyed.

4 Thank Kinoja
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 277 helpful votes
Reviewed April 22, 2013

Saw it by coincidence. Notyhing much to talk about, but recently a bar/resto opened right next to it, on the Bulabog side, so at least now you can have a cold beer or what you like and watch it from their terrace, or just enjoy your cold drinks.

Thank DonaMalaga
Kaluga, Russia
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Reviewed December 5, 2011

Dead forest is just a swamp =) nothing to see if you at least one in your country. Don't lose your time and money.

3 Thank Andrei Z
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed November 30, 2011

The once beautiful and scenic dead forest has fallen victim to Boracay's relentless resort developers.

4 Thank sirenna

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