12 Lake/ River/ Ponds in Philippines that you should visit - With photos & details

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12 Lake/ River/ Ponds to explore in Philippines

The Philippines, island country of Southeast Asia in the western Pacific Ocean. It is an archipelago consisting of some 7,100 islands and islets lying about 500 miles off the coast of Vietnam.

Abatan RiverAbatan River, Bohol, Philippines

A beautiful river which was located in the heart of Bohol and it is famous for so many tourist activities and also it is one of the main water resource for the locals.

Balinsasayao Twin Lakes Natural ParkSibulan, Negros Oriental, Philippines

One of the most visited tourist spots in NEgros Oriental is the twin lakes of Sibulan. it is composed of two small but deep freshwater lakes called Lake Bilassanayo and Lake Danao. It was now one of the great attractions in this area and there are so many activities in and around the lake.

Enchanted RiverTalisay,, Bayan ng Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur, Philippines

The Hinatuan Enchanted River in Mindanao, Philippines, is a flawless saltwater river that flows into the Pacific Ocean. It is around 80-feet deep, and just barely long enough to be considered a river, yet the flow attracts visitors from around the world who want to experience the beautiful waters that locals have long thought to be miraculous.

Jamboree LakeJamboree Lake, Poblacion, Muntinlupa, Metro Manila, Philippines

Jamboree Lake is a small recreational lake in Muntinlupa, . At 1.5 hectares, it is the smallest natural lake in the country located within the 587-hectare. It has no visible inlets or outlets. Its water level depends mainly on ground water level or precipitation amount.

Lake ApoLake Apo, Valencia City, Bukidnon, Philippines

Lake Apo is a crater lake located in the Bukindon province. Surrounded by hilly terrain, it isn’t surprising that this natural basin has accumulated a huge quantity of water that its surface area extends to as wide as 24 hectares. And, with a depth that reaches 26 meters below the surface, it provides a cool, relaxing interlude for visitors looking for a break from city noise and heat. The surrounding slopes blanketed with green shrubs and the expanse of woods that begins right at the edge of th

Lake BalananLake Balanan, Siaton, Negros Oriental, Philippines

Balanan Lake is a natural body of water that resulted from a 1925 6.8 magnitude earthquake which caused a landslide of the Sandlot Mountains and damaged Balanan and Nasig-id ridges but formed this amazing tourist attraction in Negros Oriental. It is very beautiful to see and is now one of a tourist attraction by its natural beauty.

Lake DanaoLake Danao, Ormoc, Leyte, Philippines

Lake Danao is considered as Ormoc City’s main natural attraction. This violin-shaped lake on the mountains of Ormoc was previously named Lake Imelda but was changed to Lake Danao Natural Park afterwards. It is covering an area of 148 hectares and is about 700 meters above sea level. The lake that also includes the Amandawin mountain range is 18 kilometers northeast of Ormoc City, half an hour drive along the Milagro – Lake Danao and San Pablo – Tongonan roads.

Lake PinatuboLake Pinatubo, Botolan, Zambales, Philippines

A beautiful crater lake which was located in the Botolan, Zambales.  The view from this area is truly astonishing and a lot of people visit this place every day. Geophysical evidence shows that there were at least two ancient lakes in the Mapanuepe River valley in the southwestern part of the volcano.

Lake SebuLake Sebu, South Cotabato, Philippines

Lake Sebu is a natural lake located in the municipality of Lake Sebu, South Cotabato within the Alah Valley region. The Philippine government has recognized it as one of the country's most important watersheds. Lake Sebu is one of the many bodies of water supplying important irrigation to the provinces of Sultan Kudarat and South Cotabato. The lake is one of the prime eco-tourism locations in this municipality.

Lake VenadoLake Venado, Davao City, Davao del Sur, Philippines

Lake Venado is an endorheic lake located at the foot of Mount Apo in the province of North Cotabato, Mindanao, Philippines. It is the second-highest lake in the country. The vicinity of the lake is a popular camping site for mountaineers en route to and coming down from the peak of Mount Apo, the Philippines' highest mountain.

Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National ParkPuerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines

This park features a spectacular limestone karst landscape with an underground river. One of the river's distinguishing features is that it emerges directly into the sea, and its lower portion is subject to tidal influences. The area also represents a significant habitat for biodiversity conservation. The site contains a full 'mountain-to-sea' ecosystem and has some of the most important forests in Asia.

Tapuacan RiverTapuacan River, Pugo, La Union, Philippines

Tapuacan River, also known as Pugo - Cleanest Inland River of the North, is located in Barangay Cares, municipality of Pugo, La Union. In Ilocano terminology, “tapuakan” means "a place where one can jump as high". In the exquisite river, cool and pristine water flows from the town's streams amid huge rock beds or awesome large and quite flat rock formations surrounded by forests and a waterfall.