Tumalog Falls Cebu – A Magical Blue Cascading Waterfall

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Tumalog Falls Cebu is the most popular waterfall in Oslob and there’s a good reason why. It’s large size and beautiful blue colour will leave you breathless. If you’re in Oslob, don’t miss out on visiting this incredible waterfall.

How to get to Tumalog Falls Cebu

Tumalog Falls is roughly a 20 minute bike ride from Oslob. Once you arrive at the car park at the top it’s a very steep but short walk down to the waterfall. If you don’t feel like walking, there are people on motorbikes who will drive you to the bottom and also take you back up for a small fee.

Where to stay

There are a variety of locations you can stay throughout Oslob. Almost all the accommodation is located along the coastline so you’ll never be far from the ocean. A popular area to stay is close to the Oslob Whale Shark Watching, which also isn’t too far from Tumalog Falls. Although there aren’t many restaurants in this area. A nice budget option in this area is Vangie’s Homestay. Another more expensive option a little further up the road is Oslob Seafari Resort. Alternately you can also stay in Oslob town which is where we stayed. Casa Solmar Oslob is a popular option in town with nice rooms in a central location.

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Entrance fee

Entry into Tumalog Falls Cebu costs 20 peso per person.

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What to expect at Tumalog Falls Cebu

We arrived at 7am and there were already a few tour vans that had arrived. Most people visit this waterfall directly after swimming with the Whale Sharks because they are close to each other. We found that as the day went on there were less and less people.

Tumalog falls is a massive waterfall with unique rock formations that create a mystical mist as the water cascades off the top and plummets into the bright blue water. Additionally, when the sunlight hits the falls you’ll see rainbows and the mist will look as if it’s glowing.

The water is incredibly refreshing in the heat and you can also swim directly under the falls. It’s a little powerful but nothing too extreme. We were able to swim directly under it and managed to get a decent back massage.

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There are plenty of locals and tourists that come here to escape the heat. Tumalog Falls is incredibly beautiful and it’s also a great spot to relax and cool off. For something more adventurous, be sure to check out Aguinid Falls where you can climb your way up 5 different levels.

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