The city of Iligan is a sanctuary of beautiful waterfalls. Just an hour or less of ride from the  town proper, you will be able to see three of many majestic falls in Lanao del Norte.

Maria Cristina Falls

Maria Cristina Falls

Immediately after passing Agus Bridge coming from Iligan City, a turn to the left will take you to Maria Cristina Falls entrance. The entire place does not only house the majestic Maria Cristina Falls but also houses one of Mindanao’s major source of electricity, Agus VI power-plant, a nature’s park where families can spend their weekends and holidays together, and a zipline for extreme adventurers who love to shout their stresses out.

Tinago Falls

Everyone will enjoy the nature’s park. It is for general patronage . The kids will surely enjoy it as well as the elderly. It is comparable to a mini-zoo with a picnic cottages and animals such as ostriches, alligators, monkeys.
You will also enjoy the butterfly sanctuary, It was wonderfully built. Although there are not much butterfly to see, finding and taking pictures with them would be an achievement.
At the end of the nature park is the view of the river, a part of the Agus VI spillway. You will enjoy the view as much as a cliff on a beach.
The entire place was awesome, people would think that it is an ordinary park but in fact it is a powerplant that supplies much of Mindanao’s electric power.

Mimbalut Falls

Mimbalut Falls
We had little time in Mimbalut falls and the shot above is just a mug shot behind the trees covering the falls because the afternoon is about to close and we still have to go to Tinago Falls where, as they say, we would enjoy a lot more. I want to go back there and have more shots of it in the future.

Tinago Falls

Tinago Falls
So we headed up to to Tinago. We took the downstairs and were amazed by the beauty and magnificence of the place. It was awesomely and incredibly, to say the least, a cool place to be.

Tinago Falls

The entire place was filled with fun and adventure. Anywhere you go and look is nature’s gift. You will have to wear a lifejacket for safety. I do not know how to swim so it was necessary for me to wear it.
Tinago Falls - Raft
One of the highlights of the place is riding on a raft while pulling yourselves towards the falls. The wind was pushing us away and we pulled to our might until we gave up. Rarely do people reach the end of it, when the number of pullers are sufficient, its physics :D. So I was that close to the Tinago Falls, I was happy with that already. Next time when I go back, I want to reach the end of it. Hehe
Tinago Falls - Climbing The Falls
If you do want a quiet place to be, you can have a moment at the left side of the falls. You can climb the rocks that make up the falls. It was adventurous in there, and it is crazy nice. You just have to be extra cautious because some of the rocks are loose.
So that was my three falls experience. What is yours?

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