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Enchanted River

Hinatuan, Mindanao, Philippines
+63 917 257 6279
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clear blue green blue

very clean and the most beautiful river i've ever seen. Sayang we were not able to catch the 12 nn... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Manila, Philippines
Beauty comes in three

A visit to Surigao del Sur won't be complete without a visit to, at least, three of its prime... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Manila, Philippines
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  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish feeding” (32 reviews)
“entrance fee” (21 reviews)
Hinatuan, Mindanao, Philippines
+63 917 257 6279
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Reviewed 3 days ago

very clean and the most beautiful river i've ever seen. Sayang we were not able to catch the 12 nn feeding time where they say fishes gather to a feeding frenzy. If you are coming from butuan airport make sure to leave really early so...More

Thank eenamorata
Reviewed 5 days ago

A visit to Surigao del Sur won't be complete without a visit to, at least, three of its prime tourist destinations, namely, Tinuy-an Falls, the Britania group of islands, and Hinatuan's Enchanted River ... three beautiful gifts of Mother Nature to this province in Mindanao...More

Thank CzarEmmanuel
Reviewed 1 week ago

It so amazing especially for the first timers it is so nice to be there, the color of the water is so clear.

Thank queenmary28
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The enchanted river is known for its beauty and mystical stories. Reaching it is not that difficult from the center although it's quite a long journey. The water is so clear and the color is so vivid you can see the shadow of bancas beneath...More

Thank Ricky P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

i love this place, the water is beautiful and the fish are cute. the government renovated the place and now there is a parking lot, a place to eat with fee, fresh foods to be cooked with fee, souvenir section and from entrance you take...More

1  Thank Junnahvee S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My cousin celebrated his birthday here and its sooooo amazing seeing the place for the first time. Super cool and the fishes that just shown at exactly 12 noon .. Whoaah a bit creepy hehehe

Thank Kaye F
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

The river is really one of its kind with its clear waters and unfathomable depth. It is still full of mysteries as to the source of its water. However, the sad part is that swimming is no longer allowed in the "main" part of the...More

Thank Kirsten R
Reviewed 8 July 2017

It all boils down to money. Cannot swim without renting a life vest (15 pesos per hour) even the water is shallow, tour boats going to the sea is now 500 per hour although it used to be 300 pesos for the whole tour. Parking...More

2  Thank Loafyloaf02
Reviewed 11 June 2017

I know I'm being repetitive as seen in the other reviews but I'll say it anyway, whoever gave the name "Enchanted" couldn't have picked a better word. While the surrounding area was okay, some litter and trash, and the facilities in decent shape, the river...More

2  Thank GBAINC
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Enchanting river indeed due to its clear water and different species of fish, you can even ride a boat and rent a vest if you want to swim, during the time of our visit the place is crowded

Thank Marie Jessica A
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18 September 2017|
Response from CzarEmmanuel | Reviewed this property |
Any time of the year is good (except during the rainy season, that is around May to November). Summer would be ideal (especially the months of March and April), but expect a lot of people in the area. If you're travelling... More
Clarfondel G
1 September 2017|
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Response from Fabrizio113 | Reviewed this property |
Yes but you will have to reach the river on foot.
16 May 2017|
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Response from norma0105 | Reviewed this property |
HI there! Are you with a group? i suggest you go with one. you can contact the tourism office of Hinatuan. you can get their number online. they can assist you. It is better if there is somebody with you or go on a group... More