Bolinao Falls 1 , 2 and 3 | Entrance Fee , Cottages Rates and Travel Requirements

Bolinao Falls 1 Bolinao Pangasinan
Bolinao Falls 1 - Brgy. Samang Norte, Bolinao, Pangasinan

Pangasinan is situated at the northern west coast of the archipelago facing West Philippine Sea. It’s beauty and treasures have been always known to everyone because it is famous for being home of the most  renowned, Hundred Islands. Bolinao is the farthest corner of Pangasinan. It is known as “a hidden gem Pangasinan” and “the giant clam capital of the Philippines“. It became a favorite tourist destination because of its natural tourist destination such as caves, beaches, old and historical church, lighhouse, river, campsites, and waterfalls

Bolinao Falls 1, 2, and 3 are clusters of beautiful waterfalls located in Brgy. Samang Norte, Bolinao, Pangasinan. Bolinao Falls 1 is about 30 mins drive from the town proper. While the two other waterfalls are just minutes away from the first waterfalls. 

Bolinao falls 1, 2, and 3 are top tourist spots in Bolinao Pangasinan. These 3 waterfalls are connected to each other and they are also connected to Balingasay River. The “falls” system is part of a stream to which is the water from Balingasay river is flowing from, then down to the West Philippine Sea.

If you’re planning to visit Bolinao Waterfalls, you’ve come to the right place. We have created a detailed travel guide to help you explore these wonders of nature.

Bolinao Falls Business Hours

Location: Brgy. Samang Norte, Bolinao, Pangasinan, Philippines.
Opening Time: 6 am
Closing Time : 6 pm

Location Map

USER'S FEE - Environmental Fee and Registration Fee :

USER"S FEE - Bolinao Pangasinan

Adults:  Php. 40 / head

Children 7 years old and above:  Php. 40 / head

Children 6 years old and below: Free

 

THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT USER”S FEE:

• The municipal government of this town collect PHP40 for USER’S FEE (Environmental and Registration fee) from tourists who will visit the tourism spots in Bolinao, Pangasinan. 

• The PHP25 is for the environmental fee and the PHP15 for registration fee.

The following are required to provide payment:
Tourist, Guests/ Travelers refer to any person, not being the resident of Bolinao who enters the municipality for the purpose of visiting, enjoying, viewing and/or experiencing its tourist destination & other tourism sites, whether natural or man-made.

This is a one-time payment valid for four days. (Make sure to keep the copy of your environmental and registration fee official receipt with you). You must show this to the Collection Posts  of every tourism spots in Bolinao to avoid another payment collected from you. 

• It applies to all tourist or individuals going to the tourist spots as per Municipal Ordinance No. 2017-04.

Note: Other fees like entrance fees, parking fees and other fees are not included in the USER’S Fee.

BOLINAO FALLS 1

Bolinao Falls 1 is the nearest waterfalls among the three. It has a small yet deep catch basin but still spacious enough for guests to swim, kayak, and bamboo rafting. Also, Bolinao falls 1 has the highest cliff among the three waterfalls, about 2-storey high which is ideal for cliff diving. You can dive with or without a life vest and plunge into the clean, turquoise waters. Just make sure you are a good swimmer, because its catch basin is also deep.

To reach the top of the waterfalls, you’ll need to hike for 5-10 minutes—it’s quick and easy, and totally worth it! 

Bolinao Falls 1 , 2 and 3 Rates and Rental Fees

Bolinao Falls 1 - Entrance Fee, Cottages Rates and Rental Fees

Entrance Fee:

Adults:  Php. 20 / head

Children 7 years old and above:  Php. 20 / head

Children 6 years old and below: Free

Cottages Rates and Rental Fees:

Cottages – Php. 150 – Php. 300

Life Vest – Php. 50

Salba Bida (Big)– Php. 70 

Salba bida (Small) – Php. 50 

Kayak – Php. 150 / Hour

Balsa/Raft Sailing – Php. 300/hour

Parking Fee:

Motorcycle –  Php. 10
Tricycle – Php. 20
4 wheels – Php. 50
Truck – Php. 60
Bus – Php. 80

BOLINAO FALLS 2

Bolinao Falls 2 is just a 3-minute ride from Bolinao Falls 1. It is divided into 2 locations. The main Bolinao Falls 2 and the Spring Falls. 

Bolinao Falls 2 (Main)

Bolinao Falls 2 is not that elevated and only features a medium-high cliff but still enough to dive. It’s water basin is wider, so tourists have much space to swim around.

Bolinao Falls 2 (Spring Falls)

Is a series of shallow turquoise rock pools with waters flowing down from the smooth limestone formations.  It’s perfect for kids, since there are areas with shallow waters. Since there are no higher waterfalls here for diving, the management, construct a diving board made of bamboo, so tourists will also enjoy diving here. A bridge made of bamboo was also constructed, so tourists have easy access to the other areas of this beautiful tourist spot. 

Bolinao falls 2 main and spring falls are just walking distance to each other. Just follow the trail to reach the other waterfalls.

 

Bolinao Falls 2 - Entrance Fee, Cottages Rates and Rental Fees

Entrance Fee:

Adults:  Php. 20 / head

Children 7 years old and above:  Php. 20 / head

Children 6 years old and below: Free

Cottages Rates and Rental Fees:

Cottages – Php. 150 – Php. 300

Life Vest – Php. 50

Salba Bida (Big)– Php. 70 

Salba bida (Small) – Php. 50 

Kayak – Php. 150 / Hour

Balsa/Raft Sailing – Php. 300/hour

Parking Fee:

Motorcycle –  Php. 10
Tricycle – Php. 20
4 wheels – Php. 50
Truck – Php. 60
Bus – Php. 80

BOLINAO FALLS 3

Bolinao Falls 3 is like a combination of the Bolinao falls 1 and 2. This waterfall has towering cliffs perfect for diving and a deep and wide water catch basin where you can go bamboo rafting.  If you have children in your group, Bolinao Falls 3 is good for you because it is more on shallow rock pools with waters where your kids can enjoy playing and swimming and there are areas shaded by trees.

Bolinao Falls 3 - Entrance Fee, Cottages Rates and Rental Fees

Entrance Fee:

Adults:  Php. 20 / head

Children 7 years old and above:  Php. 20 / head

Children 6 years old and below: Free

Cottages Rates and Rental Fees:

Cottages – Php. 150 – Php. 300

Life Vest – Php. 50

Salba Bida (Big)– Php. 70 

Salba bida (Small) – Php. 50 

Kayak – Php. 150 / Hour

Balsa/Raft Sailing – Php. 300/hour

Parking Fee:

Motorcycle –  Php. 10
Tricycle – Php. 20
4 wheels – Php. 50
Truck – Php. 60
Bus – Php. 80

Reminder:

• Tourist must pay entrance fee per waterfalls location.

• If you already pay environmental fee and registration fee in other tourism spot in Bolinao (like Patar Beach, Enchanted Cave or Cape Bolinao Lighthouse). No need to pay environmental fee here, just present your official receipt to the officer in-charge in the collection post.

• To save time and for the convenience of your group, please count your group upon payment and assign one person to pay for your group.

• All rates written above are subject to change without prior notice.

Pangasinan Guide for TOURIST

Requirements for Fully Vaccinated Tourists

Source: Province of Pangasinan FB Page Executive No 015-2022

Frequently asked question (FAQ)

Going to Bolinao Waterfalls is simple. From Pasay or Cubao, ride a bus going to Bolinao. Upon arrival at the Bolinao bus terminal, hire a tricycle that will take you to Bolinao Falls.

The travel time from Manila to Bolinao takes approximately 5 to 6 hours.

Bolinao is famous for its white-sand beaches, rock formations, waterfalls, and the Cape Bolinao Lighthouse

How To Get To Bolinao

♦ HOW TO GET TO BOLINAO (By Private Car)

• From Manila to Bolinao, travel time takes about 4 to 5 hours.

•Take North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) and go straight ahead to SCTEX and exit via Luisita.
• At the junction of Siesta Court, turn left and take the road leading to Camiling, Tarlac and keep driving straight to Bugallon, Pangasinan.
• At the junction of Bugallon, turn left going to Alaminos, and straight ahead to Bani.
• Once you reach the town of Bani turn right and straight ahead going to Bolinao.

♦ HOW TO GET TO BOLINAO (Via Bus)

• Approaching from Manila, heading to Bolinao requires an approximate 6-6.5 hour bus ride. From Cubao and Pasay there are three (3) bus companies (Five Star, Dagupan Bus, and Victory Liner) that offer daily trip to Bolinao on multiple schedules.

• Another option is to take an Alaminos bound bus on a rare instance that direct trips are full on said terminals. From the City of Alaminos, Bolinao is only an hour away by either bus or UV express.

BOLINAO BUS VIA METRO MANILA 6.5 HOURS TRAVEL TIME.

•FIVE STAR BUS CO. – Cubao. Pasay    | Aircon/Ordinary  |  (02)853-4772 (02)911-7359

•DAGUPAN BUS CO. – Cubao              | Aircon                  |  (02)727-2330 

•VICTORY LINER CO. – Cubao              | Aircon                  |  (02) 842 8679

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