The Cunayan Falls in San Luis, Aurora

Cunayan Falls Pimentel San Luis Aurora Location Waterfalls Hiking Trail Water Size Swimming Length River Basin Camping Depth Stream Creek Height Distance Flow Tour Picnic Bathing Nature Guide History The Cunayan Falls is located in Pimentel, San Luis in Aurora Province. Barely a hundred meters away from a dirt road passable to most vehicles, Cunayan Waterfalls is one of the more accessible falls of Aurora. The falls strongly sprays from a cliff where greenery and even some flowers grow, creating a great contrast against the white and light gray gravel sand area washed out by intermittent floods. The falls flow into a crystal clear stream tinged only by the blue reflection of the sky and its mild temperature makes it ideal for baths. The gravel bank of the stream is a sandy area suitable for picnics. To Continue reading

The Tabi Falls in Dingalan, Aurora

Tabi Falls Umiray Dingalan Aurora Location Waterfalls Hiking Trail Water Size Swimming Length River Basin Camping Depth Stream Creek Height Distance Flow Tour Picnic Bathing Nature Guide History Ino The Tabi Falls are located in Umiray in Dingalan, Aurora Province. Tabi Falls is located 24 kilometers south of Dingalan. Tabi Falls is an attractive place for family picnic especially during weekends where they can also enjoy hiking. Getting to the waterfalls requires a 30-45 minute hike from Umiray. Dingalan is located in the southernmost part of Aurora Province and is located 183 kilometers (114 miles) northeast of Manila. The entire town of Dingalan is mountainous due to its proximity to the Sierra Madre Mountain Range.  Despite the rugged terrain, the town is accessible by bus, jeepneys, cars and other means of land transportation passing through Continue reading

The Bulawan Falls in Dinalungan

Bulawan Falls Dinalungan Aurora location sierra madre Mountains Waterfalls River water kilometer town size depth swimming lenth cascade basin history rock formation hiking Trail camping majestic info The Bulawan Falls is located in Dinalungan, Aurora Province. The Bulawan Falls cascades majestically along the hidden crevices of the Sierra Madre Mountains. Located approximately five kilometers from the town proper, the is endowed with multi-layered mini falls and a huge rock formation. It virgin forest and magnificent rock formation on both sides is a sight to behold. A paradise hidden from the turmoil of urban living. The Beulah Land of Dinalungan. Continue reading

Dimadimalangat Islet in Baler

Dimadimalangat Islet Cemento Baler Aurora Island Location Beach Coast Barangay Distance Rock Formation Reef Bay Tide Scuba Diving Snorkeling Sand Swimming Surf Resort Highway History Seashells Info Dimadimalangat Islet is located off the coast of Barangay Cemento, in Baler, Aurora Province. Dimadimalangat Islet is a rock formation just a few meters away from the reef shore of Cemento and serves as a point identifying the southernmost tip of Baler Bay. During low tide, this islet becomes a peninsula, of sorts, where one could walk and wade from the reef shore to this natural rock formation. Around this island are reefs for the more daring divers. To get to Dimadimalangat Islet, take a tricycle from Baler town proper to the river outlet south of Sabang Beach. From there, hire a motorized banca which can take you to the area. Travel Time is about five minutes by tricycle and 15 minutes by boat. Continue reading

Cemento Beach & Reef in Aurora

Cemento Beach Reef Aurora Province White Sand Resort Location Surfing Tide Waves Water Swimming Tour Guide Boat Rental Visit History Surf Report Baler Sabang Sports Coral Seashell Breaks Hotel Info Cemento Beach & Reef is located in Baler in Aurora Province. White sand, seashells, and crushed corals carpet the stretch of Cemento Beach. From October to February, waves tower up to 14 feet high, making for excellent and challenging surfing, as experts from Europe, Japan and Australia can attest. The area is recommended for expert or professional surfers as the waves break at the reef and are of the right-hand break type. The surfer is advised to wear wetsuits for protection. The area is also suitable for snorkeling and wall diving during the calm season from April to June. Finally, Cemento Beach is a popular haven for lobsters and other marine species. To get to Cemento Beach, take a tricycle from Baler town proper to the river outlet south of Sabang Beach. From there, you can either hire a motorized banca for a 10-minute ride to Continue reading

Charlie’s Point in Baler, Aurora

Charlies Point Baler Aurora Surfing Spot Kagewad Location Filming Apocalypse Movie Surf Beach Water Shore Right Left Hand Break Gravel Sand Season Aguang River Ocean Reserva Barangay History Film Info Charlie’s Point is a popular surfing spot located in Baler, Aurora Province. Locally known as Kagewad, Charlie’s Point derives its name from the movie Apocalypse Now, where scenes from the film were shot. Charlie’s Point is known for its medium quality right-hand and left-hand break waves on a sandy and gravel bottom (left hand wave: a wave that breaks from right to left from the point of view of the surfer, requiring the surfer to turn left to catch the wave). The waves are best in December and January. Charlie’s Point, a rivermouth break, can be found where the Aguang River meets the Philippine Sea. Located at Barangay Reserva, Charlie’s Point is within a few minutes’ tricycle ride from Baler, on the north end of Sabang beach. On foot, it is about a half hour’s easy walk from Bay’s Inn Lodging & Continue reading

Dinalungan Deer Park in Aurora

Dinalungan Deer Park Aurora Structure Location Landscape Forest Hiking Trail Horseback Riding Rock Climbing Camping Exploration Hunting History Description Reserve Wildlife Map Weather Distance Info Dinalungan Deer Park is located in Dinalunga, on the southernmost part of Aurora Province. Dinalungan Deer Park is a strategic area where a man-made structure was built added with exquisite landscape combined with exotic plants, water hyacinths, water lilies and trees are home to the endemic Sambar Deer nurtured by an environmentalist couple. Land adventurer always love the forested mountains of Dingalan. Hiking, bird-watching, horseback riding, rock climbing, camping, and exploration of the Lamao caves are enjoyable activities. Continue reading

Aurora Quezon Marker in Baler

Aurora Quezon Marker Baler location dona aragon wife president manuel monument landmark history construction pictures gazebo enscription tour description death life memory social welfare province The Aurora Quezon Marker is located in Baler in Aurora Province, and is near the Gilmore Marker and the Baler Catholic Church. The Aurora Quezon Marker was built in honor of Doña Aurora Aragon Quezon, the wife of Commonwealth President Manuel L. Quezon. Aurora Quezon was known for her untiring efforts in social welfare, especially for the benefit of the people of Aurora Province. Like her husband, she was born in the town of Baler. She died in an ambush on the mountain roads of Nueva Ecija leading to the province that now bears her name. To get to the marker, from the bus station at the Baler Continue reading

Dinadiawan Beach Dicadi Highway Aurora

Dinadiawan Beach Dicadi Highway Aurora location view pacific ocean forest sierra madre Mountain range rock formation shoreline Waterfalls agri resort rock sand baler location distance swimming info Dinadiawan Beach is located along the Dicadi Highway, and two hours away from Baler, in Aurora Province. Dinadiawan Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Aurora, with a fabulous view of the Pacific Ocean, the lush, diverse forests of the Sierra Madre Mountain Range, and the rock formation along the shoreline. And, Dinadiawan Beach is resort-free. Near the Dinadiawan Beach is the Dinadiawan Waterfalls, the Dinadiawan Agri Resort, and the Rock and Sand Beach Resort. To get to Dinadiawan Beach, take a private vehicle from Baler town proper and use the Dicadi highway to drive north. Travel Time: Four hours Continue reading

Lamao Caves in Aurora

Lamao Caves Paltic Dingalan Aurora cavern beach rock location boat tour guide docking point banca entrance water Waterfalls underground stream Subterranean River shore beach location sea coral reef The Lamao Caves are a series of caverns located in Paltic, Dingalan in Aurora Province. There are about a dozen individual caves along the seaside cliffs of Paltic, and they are constantly pounded by the Pacific Ocean waves. A few mini-beaches serve as docking points for bancas and during the calmer months of April to June, one can maneuver a small banca inside the caves. Aside from a small waterfall that trickles outside one of the caves, the site would seem deceptively ordinary. A close inspection inside one of the caves, however, reveals a delightful natural waterfall gushing from an underground stream. Another cave showers water, giving the impression of an indoor rainstorm. The shore facing the cave steeply descends and is immediately immersed in the deep sea. Rare marine life such as giant turtles and some Continue reading