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Magpaponko Swimming Hole

Pilar, Mindanao, Philippines
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Beware of the strong current

Magpupungko is one of the must visit place in Siargao. But I have lots of expectations that were... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
Cebu City, Philippines
Must visit on Siargao

There are not so many places of interest on Siargao, and magpaponko is in a must see list. You can... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
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  • Very good19%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“low tide” (12 reviews)
“rock pools” (5 reviews)
“entrance fee” (7 reviews)
Pilar, Mindanao, Philippines
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

Magpupungko is one of the must visit place in Siargao. But I have lots of expectations that were not met. First, their entrance fee is quite pricey but the resort does not match the price. It became commercialized because of the swimming hole. During high...More

Thank ceibed
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

There are not so many places of interest on Siargao, and magpaponko is in a must see list. You can swim in a natural pool, jump from the rock or just walk around and enjoy beautiful surroundings.

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

this place is stunning,get photos from the rocks to the pool,its stunning.Never leave siargao without visiting this place

Thank ayay182
Reviewed 7 October 2017

pristine swimming hole connected to the sea..the place is out of the world where you can swim and watch the beauty around

Thank travell_bug1008
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Its a 40min drive from town, then there is a fee for walking onto the beach, not sure what they are using the fee for, there is no swimming at high tide, and garage on the beach. The swimming hole is super cool, and the...More

Thank cheyannepepper
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This rock is truly majestic. It withstood the test of time and the constant battery of the Pacific Ocean. There are also rock pools where you can swim and this tiny hole that you can fit yourself into. You can also jump from a rock,...More

Thank Fernando S
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We came on a Sunday. Too many people. So noisy. So much dirt everywhere. We escaped could not find anything nice there. The staff was fair enough to return our entrance fee. We will come back on a normal working day in the morning.

Thank SaraHurz
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We made a trip here on a scooter from General Luna. The roads are safe and nice to ride on. Arriving here you have to pay an entrance fee but is cheap. We came here during a Philiphino national holiday and was very busy but...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We wern't sure where we were being taken however once there it was amazing. You pay a small fee to enter then walk to the pools. There is a large pool however we went round the corner by the hanging rock and there were lots...More

Thank steviegnz
Reviewed 31 August 2017

These pools are exposed during low tide and are fun to swim in. They can be deep so in one area I saw kids diving from a rock perched atop the water. One should wear booties as you need to walk over rocky surfaces to...More

Thank Booster E
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