In Pictures: Kawasan Falls (Badian, Cebu)

Another of the more frequented tourist attractions in Cebu is the Kawasan Falls in Badian — some 110 kilometers south of Cebu City. Well, there are those who says that there’s really nothing special about this falls as it’s just a regular one. Then again, what makes a falls special anyway?

Height? Hmm… Don’t really think so. As long as it’s not too low, that’s okay. Water color? Ahh, know what? If the falls is a ‘real’ one then it should darken when it rains — as in brownish — due to the soil that gets mixed up when it pours real hard. So again, what makes a falls special, huh?

A good mix of just about everything. Especially the location or environment, yeah..
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Like it? Well, to get here: Get to the Librando Bus Terminal first, that’s just on the opposite side of the South Bus Terminal. Most of their buses here, in fact, has that Badian signboard. So just ask to make sure and hop in the first one that’s scheduled to leave.

Hey, it takes 3-4 hours of travel time, so you wouldn’t want to waste time, eh?! Oh, fare is at P130 per head by the way.
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Once you get past the bridge and see the church to your left, that’s where you get off.
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Then walk a little further and you’ll see the path to Kawasan Falls. And that’s about a 1.5 kilometer hike — with the earliest sights you’ll see from the pictures below.
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Entrance fee costs P20 per head
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Souvenir items just at the entrance

You’d actually be passing by a number of bridges and wonderful sights on your way to the falls. So get your cameras ready!
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Hmm, just saw the little bridges, now here are some of the views..
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Know what? There’s two things we could say about the Kawasan adventure really..
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The Good. More than the rafting, it’s the 1.5 kilometer walk that sets this adventure apart.

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Accommodation just in front of the falls

The Not So Good. We don’t really like the idea that structures are so near the falls — it just reduces its appeal, and so making the place look like a hotel pool instead of a waterfall. See?

Till next time.. Ciao!

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4 thoughts on “In Pictures: Kawasan Falls (Badian, Cebu)”

      1. I see. The first falls you’re talking about is the main waterfall, right? The one with the accommodation structure just in front of the falls. Yep, always seems to be the case. If only for the sake of seeing the place, well, it’s still good to visit ’em.

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