Hinatuan Enchanted River is a deep spring river on the island of Mindanao. It is a sacred saltwater river and at the same time very mysterious. This clear blue water is really gorgeous and truly magical and is about 25 meters deep. The water flows into the Philippine Sea and the Pacific Ocean.
The river is truly mysterious and everyone is curious about where the fish comes from. They say it’s difficult to catch. According to the locals, there are mythical environmental spirits or fairies living here guarding the river. Every midday locals feed the fish and play the "Hymn of Hinatuan" after that the fish vanish. Don’t be scared it is part of the history that we should know and respect. A majestic river where you can do freediving, swimming and bond with your family and friends.
Length: 300 m
Province: Surigao del Sur
Address:Talisay,, Bayan ng Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur, Philippines