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The Royal Waterfalls of Philippines

by ronthoughts on 14/05/10 at 6:53 am

Seeing waterfall appears in the midst of the opulent rain forest vegetation gives the seer the impression of a strange bliss and admiration. “Majestic!” “Wonderful!”


Seeing waterfall appears in the midst of the opulent rain forest vegetation gives the seer the impression of a strange bliss and admiration. “Majestic!” “Wonderful!”

There are innumerable majestic waterfalls in the Philippines. Just in Iligan city alone, there are 20 plus waterfalls where some are most visited because of its accessibility and others can be reached by foot trek only. Most of the falls were surrounded by jungle and rain forest scenery.

Here are the most famous and beautiful falls in the country. 

The Pagsanjan Falls

The falls has a height of 30 meters in the midst of rain forest.

The boat trip or the rapid rides of 11 rapids gives more thrill than other adventure sports.

The Maria Cristina Falls

The famous “twin” waterfalls comes from the legend of two sisters, Maria and Cristina. The direct falls is a no swimming zone because of its 80 meters height. But native children do not mind the torrential waterfall and its water spray and jump from high rocks to the water.

The Majayjay Falls

This fall is located upward Pagsanjan. Its crystal spring water is famous for its freezing role. Visitors leaved their bottled or can drinks dip to the water and come back after a swim, and take a sip of these ice-cold drinks and boozes.

The Aliwagwag Falls

This majestic falls is consider as the highest falls in the Philippines, with a total height of 3,348 meters, showing 84 steps and heights between 2 and 30 meters.

The Limusudan Falls

The second highest waterfall in the Philippines.

The Tinago Falls

A high beautiful waterfall with 73 meters high hidden in a ravine.

The Dadiongan Falls

The Sagada/Big Falls

A 40 meters high forked waterfalls.

The Pinssal Falls

The tallest terraced waterfalls with a cave behind the main waterfall.

Hinulugang Taktak Falls

This fall is famous to visitors because it is the nearest to Manila. The deteriorating forest is drying up its water reservoir.

The Busay Falls

Its a seven stage waterfall with a total height of 243 meters and an average width of 6 meters.

Itbog Falls

  Also a twin waterfalls in the neighborhood of Mount Isarog.

Botong falls

  Another “twin” waterfall near the town of Sorsogon.

The Quipot Falls

This fall is found in Dumaguete.

Sudlon Falls

This fall is located nearby Kanlaon.

Mag-aso Falls

This falls is located at Tagbilaran, Bohol Island.

Amandaraga Falls


A waterfall described as “curly” falls, located at Samar.

Kawasan Falls

A cascading waterfall in Badian, Cebu city.

Tamaraw Falls

This is located in Puerto Galera, Mindoro.

Tapiya Falls

Alalum Falls

This falls is near the village of Sumilao, Mindanao.

Tudaya Falls

Wail Falls – Marilog

Langilanon Falls

Hindang Falls

Dalipuga Falls

Abaga Falls

Kalubihon Falls

Mimbalot Falls

There is the Nalalata falls in Bula, Camarines Sur, Bolanogan falls in Barangay Agosais, Lagony, the Maglagobdob falls in Mt. Isarog, Goa Camarines Sur and the Malabsay falls in Mt. Isarog, Camarines Sur, Naga city

I hope I have mention some the known waterfalls in Philippines.

“Aum water always flowing down from the mountain side….” from the song “Water” of Siddha, in the album “A Gentle Force.”

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jennifer eiffel01

May 14th, 2010

Thank you so much for sharing. The waterfall pictures are beautiful. My niece and her husband, when he was in the Army, lived in the Phillipines for a while.


May 14th, 2010

Very good post. You have clearly promoted the beauty of our country. Great photos bro.


May 14th, 2010

Breathtakingly beautiful! Thanks for sharing!


May 14th, 2010

wow, so beautiful waterfalls… how nice if I can sit and watch/listen the waterfall, my mood will sure be very good.


May 14th, 2010

Very beautiful and serene place, good post.

Christine Ramsay

May 14th, 2010

Wow ! What fantastic scenes. They take your breath away. A very enjoyable article.


Val Mills

May 14th, 2010

What a beautiful commentary on the waterfalls. Magnificent pictures. loved the one of the children jumping.

Joie Schmidt

May 14th, 2010




-Liane Schmidt.


May 14th, 2010

Wow, wow, WOW!!

nobert soloria bermosa

May 14th, 2010

a comprehensive list of Philippine falls,great job kabayan


May 15th, 2010



May 15th, 2010

galing po…

Jimmy Shilaho

May 15th, 2010

Very beautiful.


May 15th, 2010

Thank you for the trip with your great pics.

Mr Ghaz

May 16th, 2010

Stunning pics! awesome article too..loved so much these magnificient waterfall…perfect places for the next vacation..thanks my friend. 8)


May 16th, 2010

I’m a Filipino and I’m a stranger to my own country! Thanks for reminding me that there’s a lot left to explore here in the Philippines.


May 17th, 2010

Wonderful that you shared; it was the perfect tonic to soothe the soul which beats even on 3 hours sleep.

In upstate N.Y. and also on the Canadian border, the falls often freeze over and some are illuminated … but these photos remind me of the awesome appeal of natural nature :)


May 17th, 2010

Thank you and hope for the best information that you will get to read articles and by similar embroidery please keep writing.


May 19th, 2010

I had seen some of these falls and it really soothe one’s mind and relax the body.
I have not seen personally the beautiful places in my country but I will try to make it before time eats me.
Thank you so much for all the views.


May 20th, 2010

very nice place to go, will consider to travel to see this in this summer :d


Jun 4th, 2010

The mighty and majestic work of God is Awesome! Very beautiful. Serene and tranquil. Awesome work.


Jun 8th, 2010

Captivating pictures, and i enjoyed viewing them in this hot summer season.


Jun 30th, 2010

good job! what a wonderfull place!!! thanks….


Oct 13th, 2010

Dear all, a sincere thanks for the read and comments, highly appreciated!

lj tinga

Aug 8th, 2011

i love philippines


Sep 7th, 2011

check out the miyamit falls in porac pampanga


Nov 15th, 2011

Tinuy an falls in Bislig City, check that out!

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