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Enchanted River

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Address: Hinatuan, Mindanao, Philippines
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enchanting experience

the deep deep blue water is awesome, you can also feed the fishes just coordinate with the feeding schedule, you can also do the island hoping were you can rent a pumpboat, you... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Davao City, Philippines
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Davao City, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

the deep deep blue water is awesome, you can also feed the fishes just coordinate with the feeding schedule, you can also do the island hoping were you can rent a pumpboat, you can visit a fish cage and have your lunch...sea food galore very fresh, affordable price.

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Malay, Aklan, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have to take 10mins walk since vehicle are not allowed to go in to control the traffic, upon arriving at the entrance, you will be greeted by the staffs. When I saw the river, I was amazed by the clarity of the water and it is very cold to swim. Just enjoyed the view!

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Berlin, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it is a nice place to swim, but not for just bathing, cause it is too deap- the water is wonderful clear. Water of the unterearth river and the sea are mixing, so it is salty.

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Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have always been curious to see and to feel the beauty of this spot. So my family and I booked a 2 day tour. However, upon arrival by merely looking at the people and the crowd gave more stress than relaxation to me and my companions. My dad did not even bother to dip his foot he opted to... More 

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Thank MarzJJ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to "Enchanted River" and yes, it was!😉 Although there were many tourists, everybody got the chance to experience to swim with the river of blue waters"..

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The life jacket was new and very safe. The water was blue and cold. I loved it there. But a lot of people were jumping and it was getting unsafw because people were starting to congest and still people are jumping.

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Amsterdam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

That was a very nice sight i saw. blue waters, clear... bottom is seen. More so the hymn of the place was played during feeding time. Bathers were requested to be off from the river so that fishes will not be disturbed during their feeding. A large number of fishes came out then vanish after feeding time.

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Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Entrance Fee: 30 pesos/head Habal-habal/Motorcycle ride: 700 pesos from Mangagoy (Bislig) to Hinatuan vice-versa Good: 1. Clear water! 2. Lots of fishes below the enchanting river 3. Fresh seafoods sold as you enter 4. Great place to have lunch Not so good: 1. Long ride from Mangagoy (45 mins one way) 2. Can get crowded during lunch time or afternoon.... More 

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

enchanted river was being posted in net. thats why i really want to experience it by coming over to the place of surigao del sur. Blue deep water like a basin in the bottom. love to swim here and use my underwater camera. the end its still unknown.

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Quezon City, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

We went to Butuan to celebrate my tita's birthday. We decided to visit Enchanted River since we were already near Surigao. The road's going there is quite bumpy but it was all worth it because the river is really really nice. We decided to go on island hopping first, which is also worth it because we visited clam sanctuary where... More 

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