One of the most epic waterfalls in Cebu that you shouldn’t miss is Inambakan falls in Ginatilan.

It easily became our second favorite Cebu waterfall (top one is Dao falls) with its wide pool making it seem like a natural swimming pool!

With a height of 100 meters, Inambakan Falls is the second-highest waterfall in Cebu! Planning to check it out? Use this guide to plan your trip!

How to Get to Inambakan Falls

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Inambakan Falls is 4 to 5 hours away from Cebu City and an hour away from Moalboal. If you’re coming from Cebu city, just ride a bus heading to Bato via Barili route at the South Cebu Bus Terminal.

Tell the bus conductor that you’re dropping off at Ginatilan town proper.

We rented a vehicle for our waterfall chasing trip. But if you can drive a motorcycle, you can rent one and drive to Ginatilan, Cebu.

Travel Tip: There are no helmets provided when you rent a motorcycle so be sure to have travel insurance just in case something happens.

Once you reach Ginatilan, look for the road signs pointing you to Inambakan Falls. When in doubt, you can just ask the locals.

The drive all the way to the ticketing office is quite scenic! So take your time and enjoy the ride.

Inambakan Falls is just 3 to 5 minutes’ walk away from the road. To enter, you’ll need to have a guide.

The guides don’t have exact rates, it’s up to you how much you want to pay them.

Related Article: 7 Can’t-miss Cebu Waterfalls to Visit

Here’s a map to Inambakan falls to help you plan your trip.

Fees

  • Entrance Fee: P50 (1 USD) per head
  • Parking Fee: P50 (1 USD) for vehicles and P10 (0.1 USD)
  • Guide Fee: No fixed rate, it’s up to you how much you’ll pay.

What to Expect

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Unbelievable blue waters

I don’t how it’s possible but almost every waterfall we saw in Cebu including Inambakan waterfalls were blue in color. It looks so inviting that you’ll want to just dive in and swim!

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You can cliff jump

Love to do cliff jumping?

You can go cliff jumping here. However, know that there are restricted areas. Just ask your guide which spots are good for cliff jumping.

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There are 5 levels

The waterfall has a total of 5 levels! Crazy, I know.

But during our trip, we only visited the two of the five. The first one is the Inambakan falls and the second is Bugnawan falls. Bugnawan is just above Inambakan falls and only a 2-minute walk away.

Where to Stay in Cebu

When planning your trip to Cebu, it’s best that you book months before your travel date. This is to ensure that you have a place to sleep the night in. Here are some that I’d recommend for you to book.

Budget

Cebu City

Mactan

Bogo City

Lapu-lapu 

Oslob

Badian

Moalboal

Mid-Range

Cebu City

Bantayan Island

Samboan

Argao

Mactan

Moalboal

Luxury

Cebu City

Moalboal

Bantayan Island

Airbnb Cebu

Aside from hotels and resorts, you can also opt to stay at an Airbnb.

Get your P2,200 ($44) Airbnb discount here!

Responsible Travel Tips

When traveling to one place, make sure you practice responsible tourism. Here are some tips to do so.

1. Respect the environment

Don’t litter. Please hold onto your trash until you find a garbage can.

Related: 16 Eco-Friendly Travel Products for the Earth-Loving You

2. Avoid single-use plastic

Bring your eco bag and refuse single-use plastic.

3. Shop local

Keep the traditional crafts alive and support local artisans. Buy from them. And try not to haggle, P20 may seem small to you but it can mean a lot to them.

4. Always ask permission

Be sure to ask for permission first when taking photos or videos especially when it comes to children

What to Pack for Cebu

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