Mimbalut Falls Iligan: Enchanting and Accessible


Mimbalut Falls was our first stop in our Iligan City trip. It is part of Iligan’s tourism triangle alongside Tinago and Maria Cristina Falls. The waterfalls is just near the city proper and can be visited within a day. According to our guide, the source of the falls is similar to Maria Cristina falls.

We did not spend much time here since we wanted to spend more time in Tinago Falls. But if you want to take a dip, just go to the base of the falls. It is also within the vicinity of a resort where you could eat your lunch and swim in their pools.

Resort opposite the Falls

It resembles Aliw Falls in Luisiana, Laguna. They both have a massive rock face with strong water rushing down. The falls is just near the national highway, no long hike needed.

You may climb the rocks and enjoy the current

Mimbalut falls is a jeepney ride away from the city center. Just take a Buru-un bound jeepney and tell him to drop you off at Miguel Canohoy Memorial school marked by a pedestrian overpass. From there, you may walk to Mimbalut falls. Mimbalut falls can be visited alongside Maria Cristina falls and Tinago Falls.

Mimbalut Falls is one of the major attractions in Iligan’s Tourism Triangle alongside Tinago and Maria Cristina falls. The three waterfalls can be conveniently visited in one day because. For more details on HOW TO GET THERE, WHERE TO STAY, FAMOUS ILIGAN LECHON and our full ILIGAN ITINERARY AND TRAVEL GUIDE (Read: Iligan Travel Guide: City of Majestic Waterfalls and the Must-try Iligan Lechon)

  • Transportation: Super Five Bus from CDO-Iligan P100, Taxi to Jaime’s Lecho P100, Jeepney to Buru-un P12.50, Habal-habal to Tinago P50. For us we paid P400 to bring us to Mimbalut and Tinago and back to Dacer’s
  • Entrance Fees: P40/head
  • The falls is near a resort. The good side: if you’re going here during lunch time, you may eat at their tables. The bad side: it gets crowded.
  • The basin is not that “swimmable”. Though, you may take a “shower” at Mimabalut Falls’ base.
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Tourist taking a shower in Mimbalut Falls
We made a list of must visit waterfalls in the Philippines! 26 Waterfalls to Visit in the Philippines


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