The Kawasan Falls is 3-layered waterfalls and it is located in Barangay Matutinao. The water that flows from the waterfalls is said to be the cleanest inland body of water in the Philippines.
What Makes Kawasan Falls Stand Out?
The Kawasan falls is a well-known tourist destination both from the local travelers and from the international travelers.
Lots of tourists are visiting Kawasan throughout the years. The area is said to be crowded during weekends and during peak seasons. It is best to travel during weekdays to avoid lots of people for you to fully enjoy your Kawasan falls adventure.
Aside from the turquoise crystal-like blue waters of the falls, there’s a certain activity that adventurous people would certainly love the idea of trying it, which is the Kawasan Canyoneering activity.
The canyoneering activity is one of the main reasons why lots of people are traveling to the Kawasan falls. The said activity has been praised by many travel bloggers, both Filipino and foreign travel bloggers.
How to Get There?
There’s lots of options for you to take on especially if you are from various places while enjoying other things. You can get to Kawasan falls almost anywhere in the Cebu you currently are.
If you are currently not in any of the provinces of Cebu or the mainland Cebu, you should take a flight going to Cebu or a boat if you're on a tight budget.
Cebu City to Kawasan Falls
- If you are in the mainland Cebu, just take a jeep, taxi or a habal-habal to take you to South Bus Terminal. The South Bus Terminal is located near the Elizabeth Mall (E-Mall).
- Catch a ride going to Bato via Barili (take the yellow bus, Ceres Bus, for your convenience) and if you don’t know where to look for, ask the guard or someone in the area to take you to the bus.
- IMPORTANT NOTE: Make sure you have taken the bus going to Bato via Barili, not the other bus that goes to Bato via Oslob because that bus won’t pass Kawasan falls.
- The bus fare would be around 130 to 150 pesos ($2.6 to $3), depends if the bus has air conditioner on it. The travel time would take 3 hours at most.
- And don’t forget to tell the bus driver or the bus conductor to drop you off at the Kawasan falls. Once you reach the area, look for the signboard that says “This Way to Kawasan Falls” and just follow the trail and don’t forget to pay for the entrance fee*.
Oslob to Kawasan Falls
- Ride the bus going to Bato. Then get off at Bato and transfer to a bus going to Badian.
- Alternatively, you can also hop on a bus to Cebu via Barili. Travel time is about 1.5 hours and bus fare is roughly 100 pesos ($2).
- When you reach Kawasan Falls, follow the sign going to the waterfalls and pay for the entrance fee*.
Moalboal to Kawasan Falls
- Moalboal is quite close to Kawasan Falls, so you can just hail a bus bound for Cebu City and drop off at the Kawasan Falls.
- Then just follow the sign going to Kawasan Falls and pay for the entrance fee*.