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Recommend (when in Samar or Leyte): 🤩🤩🤩🤩 Cave: 🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩 The cave itself is HUGE! It really... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
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Not to be missed natural attraction

The visitor centre is incredibly well organised. It's not cheap to visit the caves and the natural... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Melbourne, Australia
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Sohoton National Park, Philippines
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Recommend (when in Samar or Leyte): 🤩🤩🤩🤩 Cave: 🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩 The cave itself is HUGE! It really is a work of God & definitely a must see! Tour guide: 🤩🤩🤩🤩 Our tour guide inside the cave is knowledgable in the different kinds of stalacmites & stalactites....More

Thank jemychua
Reviewed 29 July 2018

The visitor centre is incredibly well organised. It's not cheap to visit the caves and the natural bridge, but the experience is worth the money. Better to go with a group of 4 though, as many fixed costs can then be shared. The river is...More

1  Thank Marco_NL_73
Reviewed 11 April 2018

great for adventurous people who love to explore and witness God's amazing creations. head to Balantak falls afterwards!!

Thank sweethomes
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

I visited this place months ago. In quite a laidback town I thought there was nothing extraordinary to expect but I was dumbstruck to behold such a wonder as we cruised down the Golden River. The chirping birds, the rustling leaves, the streaming water echoed...More

7  Thank Luz B
Reviewed 1 April 2018

It is beautiful! What you see outside and inside is amazing. Locals are kind. It might take you some time to get there but it's worth it. This place is for people with an intense passion for art since they can use their imagination to...More

1  Thank jhon venicci c
Reviewed 21 February 2018

The reception of the attraction is accessible to cars. They have rooms to accommodate visitors that wish to stay for the night. Its a good 10 to 15 minutes boat ride going to the cave. Upon docking, you're welcomed by locals singing Waray-waray songs. Inside...More

2  Thank imitheos92
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Traveling for the first time in Samar, I didn’t know what to expect. Known as the caving capital of the Philippines, I was looking forward to seeing one since most of the time am surrounded by bodies of water. The Sohoton caves is located in...More

1  Thank Luis E
Reviewed 21 January 2018

It was a bit of a pain to get here since it was through the small winding roads from Tacloban city. It was, however, pretty much a single road to get there. The visitor center is just before the bridge, there is a sign on...More

Thank Acineto
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We went to Basey, Eastern Samar from Tacloban, Leyte, which wasn't such as long ride. The cave is indeed beautiful and the guides really seem like they love what they're doing. Our guide showed us several limestone formations that kind of resemble random stuff. The...More

1  Thank Grace V
Reviewed 19 September 2017

I had a wonderful time at the Sohoton Cave. To get there from Tacloban city you can take a van to Basey and then go to the tourist centre where they will organise the whole trip for you and you can pay there. The trip...More

1  Thank isobelarcher94
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19 May 2018|
Response from Luis E | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately the best places to stay is in Tacloban,Leyte. XYZ hotel is my best reco.
Paulo T
2 May 2017|
Response from AsifJ86 | Reviewed this property |
If I am not mistaken not more then 1k php/person will cost you.