It’s finally official. SINULOM FALLS AND BOLAO COLD SPRING located in Tambo, Tignapoloan, Cagayan de Oro City formally opened yesterday offering yet another spot for picnics and unwinding during the holiday season. Prior booking is required. For booking and inquiries, just contact 0916-148-4416, 0906-507-3145 or 0917-722-4999.

GETTING THERE. Sinulom Falls is approximately 37 kilometers south of the city proper or about an hour’s drive via Masterson Avenue. From the main highway (CDO – Talakag Road), turn right towards Brgy. Tignapoloan which is the next junction after passing Brgy Dansolihon Proper. No worries, all roads are concrete.

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Upon approaching Tignapoloan Proper, turn left towards Sinulom Falls. See map below. Directional signs are also put up along the way. Besides, the falls is popular so locals can assist you if you ask for directions.

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Both swimming and picnic areas are open Tuesday to Sunday from 7:00am to 4:00pm. Contact numbers are: 0916-148-4416 and 0906-507-3145. THERE IS NO OVERNIGHT STAY.

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photo by Project LUPAD
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Entrance rates are: P100 (12 yrs old and above), P50 (6-11 yrs old), FREE (0-5 yrs old). Cottage rates are: P1,000 (bamboo); P500 (cottage/tent); P300 (umbrella). THERE IS NO CORKAGE FEE at the moment.

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Check out the photos below during its opening yesterday courtesy of Project LUPAD.

SINULOM FALLS AND POOL

Here’s an aerial of the pool with Sinulom Falls in the background.

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You can see the hanging bridge at right which leads to Bolao Cold Spring.

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Swimming in the pool with the falls as backdrop is just Instagram-perfect.

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YOu can observe umbrella cottages near the pool.

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This is the main building perhaps to host events and other functions.

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BOLAO COLD SPRING

Meanwhile, Bolao Cold Spring is located some 300 meters further upstream. Shown below is the hanging bridge which will connect you to the other side of the river.

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Cottages abound in the area.

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YOu can enjoy the cascades.

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Cascades come from a spring from the cliffs.

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Its shallow depth makes it suitable for children.

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Because of presence of rocks, some areas might be slippery so safety precautions and adults should always look over their children.

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Because of prior booking requirement, overcrowding is avoided.

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More photos and details in the link below.

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