Tinuy-an Falls

Name of Spot: Tinuy-an Falls

Location: Barangay Burboanan Bislig City, Surigao del Sur, Mindanao Philippines

Entrance fee: 50php

The falls is approximately 95 meters wide and 55 metres (180 ft) high, touted as the Niagara Falls of the Philippines. Tinuy-an is a white water curtain that flows in three levels and is said to be one of the widest waterfalls in the Philippines. Every morning, the area is blessed with a sprinkle of a rainbow that appears between 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Its majestic and unique natural formation makes it one of the best waterfalls in the entire Philippines. Its magnificent scenery had once appeared in the International Travel Magazine. (Source: Wikipedia)


This is the first level of the falls. You can immediately see this as soon as you reach the place:

 while getting inside the place:

 This is the longest and the widest part of the falls it is also the second level:  Getting closer to the cool water: A closer view of Tinuy-an falls with my sister: Ahemmmm…=) Closer and closer… with Aunties and sis: Going up to the 3rd level of the falls: 3rd level! This is it:      


6 thoughts on “Tinuy-an Falls

    • hello ms.joy.. i hope u could also visit enchanted river and britania group of islands after tinuy-an falls.. they’re all great! enjoy ur travel in our province. thanks for the visit and the like. i appreciate it a lot. have a nice day.


  1. May I ask if you know how much time does it take to reach enchanted river from tinuy.an falls?or from bislig to hinutuan? how much is the fare? and how about bislig to san agustin britannia how many hours is the travel and how much is the price? hehe Me and my mom are planning to visit on oct in a Dyi budget tour so your info is very much appreciated.. thanks you! Godbless.


    • hello ms joy. i have another post that I think would also help u in planning for ur vacation..here’s d link- https://julieannescudero.wordpress.com/2012/05/22/fun-summer-2012/
      – unfortunately i have never tried na mag commute.. sorry po ican’t tell u d exact fare..but during our trip, we just rented a van. we have a budget of 900 back and forth na po yan including davao to tinuy an tinuy an to enchanted enchanted to san agustin and san agustin back to dvo. we’re all 18 kasi during d trip and d rent of d van cost 15000php. actually sulit na po talaga, kasi kung mag ba buss po from davao to san agustin lang is already 800php back n forth.

      anyways, via private van, from tinuy an to enchanted is 2 hrs same with enchanted to san agustin is also 2 hrs .. may i ask from where are u exactly located?


      • thanks so much for the info ms julie ann, unfortunately we have no choice but to commute just to manage the expenses for the three of us: me, my mom and and a 7 yr old niece..

        by the way, Im from Polomolok, south Cotabato, Im going to davao this oct to renew my license in prc and since nasa davao na, and im dying to visit surigao at wala akong mayaya to share the budget. Just the three of us is fine so we’re planning to commute anyway I find it adventurous..:)


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