Ma. Cristina Falls of Iligan City is a waterfall of the Agus River and is often called the twin falls with a rock separating the flow at the brink of the waterfall. It is what most people equate with Iligan City being a majestic landmark of Iligan City
. It is located 9.3 kilometers away southwest of the city proper at the boundaries of Brgys. Ditucalan, and Buru-un. Well-known for its magnificent beauty , the 98 meters/320 water drop for a waterfall is one sight, and it’s existence you will definitely remember.
It powers the Agus VI Hydroelectric Plant when it was commissioned last May 31, 1953 and is operated by the National Power Corporation. It is available for viewing at the viewing deck and a must-stop-over when visiting Iligan City. You can visit it at NPC Natures Park
, and the Ma. Cristina Falls is the highlight of the many surprises this nature park has in store for you.
DIRECTIONS | HOW TO GET TO MA. CRISTINA FALLS: Map: HERE
*Fares may change depending on approved rates
*Updated: November 2014
National Power Corporation Nature’s Park is located within the Agus 6/7 HEP Complex
Tourism Triangle Boundary, Ma. Cristina, Buru-un, Iligan City
Coordinates: 8°11’3″N 124°11’58″E
How To Get To Iligan City
Please read: Knowing Iligan City & How To Get There Directions
Iligan City Proper to Ma. Cristina Falls/ NPC Natures Park:
1] Public Jeepney: Buru-un Line
Fare: 10 – 15 Php
— Jeepney line can be located at Corner Roxas Ave. – Arenata St. or after the third block south bound from Crown Paper & Stationer, fronting Jollibee Aguinaldo/ Main. Check map here
— Ask the driver to drop you off the NPC, or Agus. You wont miss it, it’s right after the Buru-un Bridge which is currently orange in colour.
— Walk a few 15-20m to the the main entrance.
2] Public Utility Vehicles: Taxi (depending on agreed fare with the driver)
NPC NATURE’S PARK FEES:
*Fees may change depending on approved rates
Entrance Fees: Regular: 35Php
Student/ Senior Citizen: 20Php
NOTE: For those backpackers or those without private vehicles, a coaster is provided for you and your party at 10PhP pax, minimun of 5 Pax. It may take awhile to wait for it though, since they only have one coaster to serve everyone.
You might also like to check out the rest of the ILIGAN WATERFALL SERIES posts:
Ma. Cristina Falls Tinago Falls Limunsudan Falls
Mimbalot Falls Hindang Falls Kalubihon Falls
“To awaken quite alone in a strange town
is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.”