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Address: Butuan, Mindanao, Philippines
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Spectacular View by the Bridge

First time seeing a river so wide and long. Was able to see an aerial view of the river while on the plane and it was simply amazing. It looked to me like a little amazon river... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
mkbuque
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Cebu City, Philippines
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Cebu City, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time seeing a river so wide and long. Was able to see an aerial view of the river while on the plane and it was simply amazing. It looked to me like a little amazon river only here in the philippines, although i haven't been to the amazon onky in pictures. Was very amazed at how wide and how... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This river is impressive. Looks like a lake at the moment. Due to the heavy rain the past days it's very full. Not only full of water but also full of garbage of course. I know that in normal days the river looks more peaceful. But the garbage is always there.

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1 Thank DonDan16
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

A must see when in the city of Butuan. Hire a speedboat and see the raw beauty of this river. We've traveled around the world and been to a number of rivers as tourists and i must say, Agusan river can def hold its own. Just beautiful!

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3 Thank Jimbo S
Pasig, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

The third longest river and largest river basin in the Philippines. The headwaters of this river is found in Compostela Valley mountains and drains in Butuan Bay in Butuan City. It has twelve tributaries that runs to streams and creeks. I took a glimpse of the river in Diosdado Macapagal Suspension Bridge. The bridge serves as the fastest venue to... More 

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1 Thank Travel Eat Pina... T
Paranaque, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Definitely one of my favorite experiences in Butuan, cruising along the mighty Agusan River. Get on a speed boat, cruise downstream or upstream and end the trip on either a sapyaw or their floating restaurant with the view of Mt. Hilong-hilong and Mt. Mayapay in the distance.

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Butuan, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Agusan River is the biggest and longest river in the Agusan Valley in which Butuan City is located. It used to be the main transportation highway of the past when only boats were available to go from Butuan to the other towns of the region. Of course, it maybe best explored from the river banks or with a boat but... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

Ferry trips sail off quite often from Butuan to Magellanes. It's a cozy ride along the river and you get to see the unique fishing methods with the catapult constructions.

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1 Thank Nikolai B
Las Pinas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

This is one of Mindanao's mighty rivers. Over the years, it has become increasingly silted. The siltation has impeded water flow and has even contributed to flooding along its banks.

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1 Thank JEmmanuelLasPinas
Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

Agusan river is a catch basin from the water coming from Davao and Cotabato. This is also serve a short cut and cheaper way going to municipality of Magallanes by boat and nearby barangays of Butuan City.

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Gingoog City, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2015

We have visited several times over the last couple of years. I enjoy walking down to the river and watch it flow to the sea. I reminds me of the stories and to movies of the Philippines that I watched as I grow up looking a the beauty of the islands and the calming nature of what is around us.... More 

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