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Twin Lakes of Balinsasayao & Danao

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Address: 12 km west of the town of Sibulan, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, Philippines

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Far but worth the visit

This place is quiet far from the main road. The way there is an adventure by itself, you can hire a motorcycle or use your own car. The road is narrow and at times steep... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
albert808
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Cebu Island, Philippines
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Cebu Island, Philippines
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109 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is quiet far from the main road. The way there is an adventure by itself, you can hire a motorcycle or use your own car. The road is narrow and at times steep, exercise caution when driving. Fees - 50 per person and 30 per car, while boat costs 250 with boatman. It was chilly when we got... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definetly worth the drive if you like scenic drives! I loved riding through the hills and seeing the ocean from up high and the valleys in between the hills. The lakes were nice but for me the ride there was the best part. Just one negative thing, my scooter has an aftermarket exhaust on it, the guard/workers at the entrance... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Nature is close to my heart & it dictates me to rate the twin lakes 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️. The place is cool and not crowded. Peaceful. Won't cost you a lot.

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Thank Emaniuz
Oslo, Norway
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

If your familiar with lakes in general, i don't think you will find this any special. Driving there was not a problem with a rented motorbike. Foreinger and non locals need to pay more to see the lake than locals.

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Thank Lethl0
Barcelona, Spain
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45 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I just went in twin lake last week I really appreciate the wiew along the road. And the mountain.. little issue about the price for the entrance fee double price for foreigners again my friends local buy ..Why we should not double our prices for Filipino that visit Eiffel tower also.. this against tourism.. bad point for the minister of... More 

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Makati, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

The journey there through the mountain was great but once there no facilities and they charge you P100 just to get to the lake per person

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Davao City, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

My friends and I went here by renting a habal-habal (motorbike) that sits 4 persons + bags. It's a sunny, uncomfortable, two-hour ride. After being exposed to the constant whir of the motorbike for two straight hours, the quiet and serenity of the lakes were a nice and cool welcome. This site is always worth the trouble.

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Thank Gracielle T
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

My second time around here. I just didn't like how the staff/management handled visitors. We had a total of Php112 entrance fee and handed the guy 150. He asked if we had change but I only had either 111php or 150php to give him. He hesitated i give the 150 and he'd give me 30php for change, and we get... More 

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Las Pinas, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

My friends and I booked our tour of the Twin Lakes with Orientwind and we weren't disappointed with the service we received. Our tour guide, Jack, who is an avid birdwatcher was very informative and friendly. The trip included a short boat ride and trek to the Twin Lakes and the views were all worth it. The lunch served toour... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

A must see when in Dumaguete is twin lake. Its a long drive (1 to 2 hours) by motorbike but the scenery along the way is beautiful. Once there take a peaceful canoe ride around the lake spotting wildlife or take a short hike to a nice waterfall.

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