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Twin Lakes of Balinsasayao & Danao

12 km west of the town of Sibulan, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
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Kapoy but nice

Try to be fit before going to dumaguete. There is a lot to climb. To see both lakes, youd have to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brat D
via mobile
Where do the entrance fees go, not for upkeep it appears

Third time here. First time was back in 1994 when there wasn't a road to the lakes. It involved... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Squirmin
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  • Excellent48%
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  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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12 km west of the town of Sibulan, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Try to be fit before going to dumaguete. There is a lot to climb. To see both lakes, youd have to climb a few mossy stones. CR at mini restaurant at the front is okay. My relatives liked the tinolang chicken. We all loved the...More

Thank Brat D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Third time here. First time was back in 1994 when there wasn't a road to the lakes. It involved a dirt road by motorbike, followed by a hike. I really enjoyed the experience and reward for time involved in getting there. At the time there...More

Thank Squirmin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic ride up the mountains on our motorcycle & along the coast then you can get a row boat over to the lookout for viewing of the second lake for a small fee of 250 peso well worth the visit beautiful location

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What was made by God is being exploited by an entry fee that is a disappointment to most people who visit here. Some people take one look at the slovenly appearance of the place, and leave, maybe without even paying the fee and entering. There...More

Thank danerobb
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Absolutely peaceful and scenic. Perhaps I was lucky that there was hardly any tourist when I visited so it felt that the lakes were all to myself on that day. Take the boat across and climb the viewpoint for magnificent views of both lakes. Make...More

Thank BonkersExplorer
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

The lakes are set on top of a mountain around 45 minutes from Dumaguete, entrance is 100 peso per person which allows to enter the premises and stand on the edge of the lake. From here you can see a peaceful natural lake and listen...More

Thank josh b
Reviewed 13 November 2017

This lake is a pleasant surprise high up in the mountains. It's beautiful, serene and scenic. You can rent a row boat that can take you around the lake and to the other side. It's pet-friendly too so you can take your fur babies along...More

Thank Hannah L
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Only accesible by private transport from Dumaguete. Travel time approximately 1hr 15 mins. The well paved roads provide a relaxing trip. Negros Oriental's road network is surprisingly superb even in this remote area.Whilst it's just among a number of mountain-top lakes in the country, it...More

Thank eric821
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

One of the most well known natural lakes in Negros Oriental. Being one of the major tourist attractions offered in the city of Dumaguete, they surprisingly stayed untouched. Their water is as clear as crystals and teeming with life, it reflects the greenery of the...More

Thank KrisRomano
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Dont mind the long trip. Because once youll get there, it will be worth it. The place will give you peace of mind. I wish to come back with my family.

Thank Kaye F
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diosdado a
26 February 2017|
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Response from Edsel P | Reviewed this property |
Hello - best transport mode is to take the motorcycle.
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nilim101123
7 June 2016|
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Response from DUETES25 | Reviewed this property |
Hi it was Php 50/head entrance, Php10 vehicle parking
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