When was your last adventure? When was the last time you get out of your comfort zone? Here is to feed your hungry soul for quite an adventure.
Kawasan Falls: The gem of Cebu
Cebu City isn’t only known for its luxurious establishments, beautiful beaches, great diving sites, and amazing foods. It is now one of the top go-to spots for Canyoneering in the Philippines. One of the travel and adventure highpoints at the Queen City of the South, Cebu is Kawasan Falls. It is popularly known as the Canyoneering Spot in Southern Visayas, specifically located in Badian, Cebu. It is a serene natural place where everyone can enjoy many waterfalls of natural spring water.
Canyoneering means traveling in canyons using different types of skills, such as walking, climbing, jumping, scrambling, swimming, and abseiling or rappelling.
Badian, Cebu is 3 hours away from Cebu City proper, so the means of transportation are via Bus. This can be smoothly arranged if you coordinate with Kawasan Cebu Canyoneering adventure tour operator. Usually, the rates per person vary depending on the inclusion. They typically include life vest, safety helmet, all government fees, aqua shoes, ride to jump station, tour guide fees, light snacks, bamboo rafting at Kawasan Falls, and recovery meals thereafter the activity.
Canyoneering at Kawasan Falls
At the beginning of the journey of Canyoneering, you will be asked to jump off approximately 2-3 story high cliff into the water. Be aware that the cliff is not a flat platform and quite slippery and rocky, so, wearing an appropriate gear will protect you from getting scratched and scrapes. After the jump, you will slowly move forward and do more jumps, slides, and climbs. It sounds very difficult and tricky, but, the beauty of it makes it a whole lot easier. There will be a lot of action and adrenaline rush in this kind of adventure, make sure your body is more than ready. The next thing is to jump to another stream, to another stream until you end at the beautiful Kawasan Falls. There you can surely relax, swim, have lunch, and if you like you can rent a raft and even enjoy more the view of the falls.
Though it will take a whole day from your busy schedule, the trip will be worth it. So, go out of your bubbles and get explore, after all, it would be better for you to experience it by yourself
/// Written by Christy Rose Agris, The Philippines