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Major thanks to unnamed people who called ahead to make arrangements to let us in! It's most... read more

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Amazing Fall

The fall is amazing , fascinating and beautiful. The waterfall comes from Lake Lanao through the... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
Kizomama K
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Iligan, Mindanao, Philippines
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Major thanks to unnamed people who called ahead to make arrangements to let us in! It's most unfortunate that citizens and tourists alike have difficulty seeing this powerful sight. We are grateful to have been given a chance to behold the falls, and feel bad...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mzzyap
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

We were staying in Iligan for a few days and we wanted to visit the famous Maria Cristina falls. We walked to the gate, just a few minutes of walking from the main road. Habal-habal drivers asking if you want to be brought to the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank itsvalerie14
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Went there 10.12.18 . We didnt want to take habal habal cause its only few minutes of walk and we wanted to have some excercises and get some fresh air. so habal habal driver went to talk to guard to dont let us inside and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
4  Thank Jakub G
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

And powerful. Ma. Christina is hydroelectric power, producing electricity not only to Iligan, but also to its neighboring towns and cities. Apparently, Iligan is home to more than 20 Falls and Ma. Christina is the leader of the pack. It was closed the day we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank ulysseswife
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

The fall is amazing , fascinating and beautiful. The waterfall comes from Lake Lanao through the Agus River. Breathtaking and the scenery of the fall is just quite amazing.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kizomama K
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Unfortunately, when we got there only few can enter the property due to some important reasons.Nevertheless, the view is still breathtaking same as what I saw on my childhood days. It is still majestic and Iligan's Pride. I wanna go back here again sooooon! :)

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jvnlxxii
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Never in my childhood memories had I imagined to come and visit this great falls i only see on history books! It was a really fantastic feeling coming this close.

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank engkantadaha
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

I almost lose the chance to enter the Magnificient falls because at the time of my visit accdg to the Security Guards the water level already reached the Canteen’s pathway fortunately they allowed me to Enter because I told them that I went to Mindanao...More

Date of experience: January 2018
4  Thank Jertifull
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Illigan is only an hour by bus from CDO airport. We had no problem finding the Maria Christina Falls with all the helpful directions of the locals. It is a nice cool stroll to the site of the falls and the smell of fresh air...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Hamish967
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

such a breathtaking scenery this Waterfalls supplies all the energies in most suburban areas in Southern Mindanao region bucket list (✅)

Date of experience: March 2018
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26 March 2015|
Response from Hani_altayyar |
‫How is accessible from Manila? Are there special programs from Manila to visit the big waterfalls Please explain‬
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