The Ultimate Guide to Cambugahay Falls- Siquijor
Siquijor Island just off the tip of Cebu, boasts one of the best waterfalls I have ever been to, Cambugahay Falls. Cambugahay Falls is a series of waterfalls where to the locals have built a series of rope swings that lead into beautiful blue waters.
HOW TO GET TO CAMBUGAHAY FALLS- SIQUIJOR
Cambugahay Falls is located on the southeast side of the island. Thomas and I were staying in Siquijor, which is not only the name of the island, but the name of a town and the drive to the falls was roughly 45 minutes. There are several people outside the trailhead of the falls and it is almost impossible to miss. There was a 10 Peso parking fee, but no charge to get into the falls.
I have attached a map below with the exact location.
WHAT TO EXPECT AT CAMBUGAHAY FALLS
Once you arrive at Cambugahay Falls, you will see there are a plethora of rope swings to choose from, ok well maybe not a plethora, but there are three. There is one at the small falls up the back, and then two larger ones at the bottom, larger falls. As I mentioned there is no entrance fee, however, they do charge you to use the rope swings.
It was 50 peso per swing, so $3 USD if you choose to do all three. I would recommend just getting the biggest one as its the most fun and save some Pesos. Again, if it means I can support the local community, I guess I’m ok with it.
The one thing I can’t stand is when people take something totally beautiful and then build it up with man-made structures, and then charge you for it… one rope swing would have been plenty. Definitely, still, a nice place to go for a swing though. Thomas and I could have spent the whole day at Cambugahay Falls.
If you’re looking for more adventurous things to do while visiting Siquijor, check out my post about CLIFF JUMPING SALAGDOONG BEACH.
WHERE TO STAY IN SIQUIJOR
Siquijor is a very small island, so wherever you decide to stay you won’t be far from anything. We based ourselves at JAME’S HOMESTAY, and it worked out perfect for us. They had massive rooms, great WiFi, and cold air conditioning. Also if you’re looking for a super yummy place to eat, or go out at night and have a drink, check out MONKEY BUSINESS. The vibe there is so rad and their food is so so good.
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All photos were taken using a variety of my TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY ESSENTIALS.