Cebu is home to a number of natural wonders, both big and small. Some of the more known natural wonders in the island are the Kawasan Falls in Badian and the Agta Cave in Argao. But, there are also little-known works of nature that were admired by both local residents and travelers, alike. One of these little-known natural wonders is the Guining Falls in Tabunan.
Tabunan is a mountain barangay located in central Cebu. The name of the place was taken from the Tabon bird, which was normally seen in the area in the past. The name of the bird itself came from its behavior of using dried leaves and grass to cover its nest. The word “tabon” means cover in Cebuano.
The Guining Falls in Tabunan has become one of the final stops of mountaineers who climbed either Mt. Mauyog or Mt. Manunggal. The Guining Falls is located in the forested area of Barangay Tabunan and is not an ideal place for day hikers since it is situated in a remote area of the barangay. The waterfalls may not be as impressive as the Kawasan Falls or the Tumalog Falls in Oslob, but it does serve its purpose. It gives mountaineers a place to wash up or soak their tired muscles before heading back home to the city. A cavern spring is supposedly the source of the water for the falls.
Since the Guiing Falls is located n a forest, the whole place will be heaven for nature lovers. They can spend the whole day exploring everything nature has to offer. But, if they do want to go to the place, it would be best to find someone who would act as their guide, especially if they are not really familiar with the area.
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