Ninety Five feet wide with an 180 feet plunge from its three cascading falls – this is the image that earned Tinuyan Falls the moniker “Little Niagara.” This is also the very reason why, when visiting Mindanao for a backpack adventure, you must never forget to include in your itinerary a pit stop adventure in these wondrous falls located in Bislig City, Surigao del Sur.
One wonderful phenomenon that happens in the waterfall area and is recommended for tourists to experience is a rainbow occurrence every between 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thus, if you want to make the most of your trip, make sure that you get a photograph or two of this glorious rainbow alongside the equally majestic waters of the Tinuy an Falls.
The water cascading down the three waterfalls look like a curtain of white froth that makes the whole six-hour trip from Davao City all worth it. Bathing in its cool waters is definitely an experience that you will never find elsewhere. Aside from this, the whole waterfall area is also a sanctuary of many wild species that makes it a very ideal place for nature tripping. If your are lucky and the water is not so deep, you get to explore every crevice of the Tinuy an Falls and get to enjoy all the wonders that nature has to offer. – Source
The falls is approximately 55 meters (180 ft) high, touted as the Niagara Falls of the Philippines. Tinuy-an is a white water curtain that flows in three levels and is said to be one of the widest waterfalls in the Philippines. It is one of the best waterfalls in the entire Philippines because of its majestic and unique natural formation. Its colorful picture was once appeared in the International Travel Magazine.
Its magnificent cascades are found in Borboanan, Bislig City, a one hour ride from Mangagoy, center of trade and commerce in Bislig City. About 55 meters high and a breathtaking width of 95 meters, it is said to be the widest in the country. Centuries old amazing giant trees, ferns and vines in a thick rain forest envelop your ride through thick forested hills that enclose the falls. Islets are on the swimming ground, with slippery logs where you can cross for a good view, plus multi-layered stones as pathways. Every morning, the area is blessed with a sprinkle of a rainbow that appears between 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. – Source