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Papawyan Falls

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Address: Port Barton, Palawan Island, Philippines

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Nice spot...little fee for visiting

I went walking from Port Barton town, it taken me one hour (chance to rent motorcycle trip for 200 php, return), I had to register my visit and pay a little fee (up to you how... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
ternus13
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Valencia, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went walking from Port Barton town, it taken me one hour (chance to rent motorcycle trip for 200 php, return), I had to register my visit and pay a little fee (up to you how much), and walk ten more minutes till there...It's a nice spot, you can swim and jump from a three meters high rock....good for a... More 

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Thank ternus13
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is perfect, we've seen a lot of wildlife animals, exotic and we enjoyed very much the very refreshing water. Forest was very protected and preserved.

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Thank Sheinlee2009
Horsham
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Trekking to the waterfall tames around about an hour. It was lovely walk. When you get near the waterfall there is a hut you can pay a small donation if you wish. It is not a fee for the waterfall despite what they tell you it's a donation. The waterfall is small but tall and the pool of water is... More 

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Thank McJazzyFizzle
Penrith, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I walked up there by myself, which was a bit creepy as the jungle was very quite apart from the odd noise! When you get to the waterfall and go for a swim be aware its icy cold and you might have a heart attack! lol

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Thank artymike
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Came from the beach (which was empty completely empty and very beautiful), and started to walk towards the falls from there. An exciting walk, between sky-high palm trees and small wooden houses with locals wandering around. Took about an hour and the waterfall was a good way to cool down after that! Authentic and calm place with a cliff you... More 

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Cebu City, Philippines
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

I love God's creation.....but people just dont know how to care for it.....i was there in April and was disappointed of what i witnessed....it needs care and immediate support from human kind to exist,,,,garbage here, garbage there......soon to be a "Garbage Falls for Fools" so pity.....

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Thank rissie_mae
Kavos, Greece
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

My hobby and I decided to walk to the falls as suggested by others, walk was probably a good 45 mins in the middle of the day but we were welcomed by the cool falls which was awesome. Falls and pool are relatively small and it was quite busy when we were there but it was good for a dip.... More 

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Thank Naomi808
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

We heard mixed reviews about the falls from people who have been, but decided to go anyway. The walk was nice, not too bad- the only problem was the heat. The water was nice, cold and refreshing. Definitely worth the hike. On the way back we took motorbikes. They wanted 200 php for each person (!!!) but got them down... More 

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Thank Michal2307
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

This waterfall is a mild pace 30-45 minute walk from the end of the beach, depending on how fast you want to get there. It's a great change from sitting on the beach or boat all day and it's cheap! Some locals ask for a donation on your hike there and you can give whatever you are comfortable with. Once... More 

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Thank Tyler H
Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

I would recommend hiking to the falls. Although you can hire someone to take you on a motorbike most of the way, it is a nice easy hike through beautiful jungle. It takes about an hour each way. I would recommend going in the AM before it gets too hot!

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