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Not So Enchanted Because.

Before going there I have seen so many pictures and I really liked it so when I got the chance to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
billofthephilippines
Christmas in Enchanted 💕

Celebrating Christmas Day in this beautiful place in Hinatuan. It's my second time here but still... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
kristhinejoysevilla
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Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines
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Reviewed yesterday

Before going there I have seen so many pictures and I really liked it so when I got the chance to go to Mindanao, I really make sure I get to visit this river. We arrive early in the morning, it was not amazing at...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to take my extended family to this so called Enchanted River. Mmm, firstly - it is not really a river but an inlet. Secondly, it is merely a swimming hole. I have visited many rivers and amazing geological formation swimming places so I did...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Celebrating Christmas Day in this beautiful place in Hinatuan. It's my second time here but still it feels like the first time. Wonderful and indeed enchanting! Very nice place to visit. Truly a beautiful place.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kristhinejoysevilla
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I travel there very exited about to swim in that deep white clear river water that they show in many pictures ..Sad for me that they not allowed anymore to swim in that area ..just in one side where the current drags you a little...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Roger3164
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our trip to this place wasn’t planned as it was a last minute decision. Visiting this place was the best “last minute” trip we did, because the place was truly amazing! This is a place that you won’t want to miss going to. It’s a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank ManuJay07
Reviewed 16 October 2018

I've been in enchanted for more than five times and I will never get tired of visiting. The cold blue water, nice view, and nature is so good. Entrance is so cheap but sometimes it's too crowded especially on holidays. Surely I will be back...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank John Daryl B
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Well, very cheap entrance fee but, transportation to reach the Enchanted River is little bit harder. However, if you have car, that is no longer an issue. Safety is their main concern, no longer allowed to swim at the lagoon and they put nets on...More

Date of experience: May 2018
4  Thank Veneric
Reviewed 20 August 2018

The place is good to look at. That's it!! Good to look at. you can go in and float!! You have no choice, Adult or Minor. Olympic swimmers or a Non-Swimmers, YOU ARE forced to RENT their life jacket and float. You can not enjoy...More

Date of experience: August 2018
5  Thank jcuislander
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The place is so refreshing, we went there on a weekday and the river is all to ourselves during morning. No need for any filters if you want to post in your SNS :)

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sheenawanderwoman
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

When I last visited here 2 years ago it was still allowed to swim in the lagoon itself, now you can only take pictures there. Swimming is only allowed in the shallow part.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Khaladzki
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regie101
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Response from larrybiboy | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is safe and cemented road.
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love s
26 July 2018|
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Response from larrybiboy | Reviewed this property |
you wanted to stay near Enchanted River? I have no idea both inns and camping sites but the best place to stay is Bislig or in Manangoy
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27 June 2018|
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Response from ingmar b | Reviewed this property |
go to san fran and take the bus over there or the jeepney
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