Can-Umantad Falls, one of Bohol’s natural wonders, is proof that there is more to discover in the province than beautiful beaches, Chocolate Hills, and tarsiers.
A short distance away from the greenery of Cadapdapan Rice Terraces, the Can-Umantad Falls – the tallest waterfall in Bohol welcomes tourists who are eager to witness its spectacular beauty and refreshing waters. The main cascade, which is 60 feet tall, is set against large rocky structures divided into three layers which offer a view of how water flows from the top to the cascade’s shallow basin. You can also see a smaller cascade, the waters of which fills a small, clean pool that is often frequented by tourists who want to take a dip and enjoy the view.
Can-Umantad Falls is located at Candijay, Bohol, 97 kilometres away from Tagbilaran City.
Opening Days and Hours
The Can-Umantad Falls open daily starting from 08:00 to 17:00.
Entry Fee and Bookings
Entrance fee is PHP 10 (USD 0.20) for locals and PHP 20 (USD 0.40) for foreign tourists.
How to Get There
- You can fly in from Manila to Tagbilaran Airport via Philippine Airlines or Cebu Pacific.
- From the Tagbilaran Airport, you can proceed to Dao Terminal for a bus or to the city center for a van going to Ubay. You can then ask the driver or conductor to drop you off at Lungsoda-an in Candijay.
- From Lungsoda-an, you can then take a tricycle or habal-habal to Cadapdapan.
- Solo Travelers/Backpackers
Time to Spend
You can spend 2 hours enjoying the waters of Can-Umantad Falls or even more if you want to explore nearby attractions.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
The best time to visit Can-Umantad Falls is in the morning when the pools are not as crowded.
Visitors are encouraged to bring packed food to the falls, as restaurants such as Coco Loco Café, Agustin’s Bar, and Casa Amihan are a bit far from the area.
- Candijay Rice Terraces
- Chocolate Hills
- Chocolate Hills Adventure Park
Nearby beach resorts like Blue Star Dive and Resort, Anda Beach Resort, and Coco White Beach Resort offer accommodations to tourists at rates starting at USD 70 to USD 150 per night.