Lake Bababu is located in Basilisa, Dinagat Islands. Lake Bababu is situated between Puerto Princesa and Melgar in Basilisa, this mountain lake is a sight to behold. The steep vertical inclines add thrill to an avid adventurer. Lush vegetation dominates the virginal periphery and several underwater caves are available for exploration with experienced guides.
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How will I start to describe Dinagat Islands?
I think a friend made a good start when he said that it's one of the most virgin destinations in the Philippines. It certainly is. During island hopping, we passed through numerous beach coves, lush-green islands and the occasional community of houses built in stilts. Normally, I would've ignored these sights, but the months I've spent touring around the Philippines and seeing commercial attractions made me appreciate "untouched" provinces more.
Until a few years ago, I hadn't heard about Dinagat Islands. Apparently it's the second newest pro ...
Located in Brgy. Melgar, Municipality of Basilisa, Province of Dinagat Island, Lake Bababu Underwater Cave is the Philippines' longest underwater cave to date.
Bababu Lake – the largest of four marine lakes in Basilisa town – is also a unique body of water. Although composed mostly of seawater, it has a 20-foot top layer of rainwater. These two layers of water do not mix because the lake is protected from the wind by towering chalk-white limestone walls draped in riotous foliage. The name of the lake area was derived from the Cebuano words baba sa buwaya or crocodile's mouth, referring ...
This lake situated in Dingat Islands is said to have healing properties.
Renowned for its exquisite caves and fine waters, the Dinagat Islands is an adventurer's dream. Lake Bababu, an enchanting place surrounded by walls of granite, is one of its most famous destinations—and also perhaps the one that's most shrouded in mystery.
According to Ruben Ecleo Sr., the head of the Philippine Benevolent Missionaries Association, Lake Bababu's waters have healing properties. Because of its reputation as a sacred place of healing, travelers from all over continually flock to the mountain lake to ...
Lake Bababu is a sacred place for healing and adventurism!
Lake Bababu is located in the Bababu Island, Basilisa town of Dinagat Island province. The lake is amazing clear water with freshwater dominating above the level of water while below is salty. It has an underwater cave that connects the lake to the sea. Some professionals divers were able to navigate this enchanting channel from the lake to the sea.
Going to Laka Bababu will take half an hour through trekking into the jungle. You will experience a steep, uneven, rocky mountains but at the end, the reward is immeasurable as seeing ...
Sitting 80 metres above Sea Level in Dinagat Islands, Lake Bababu is incredibly unique...
The lake is "meromictic" which means that it has two layers of water (both salt and fresh), but those layers won't mix! The top layer is fresh, meanwhile if you dove down... Salt pa More!
You simply take a short pumpboat ride from the pier in Basilisa, enter a beautiful white sandy cove, trek 700 metres over some slippery limestone...
Nature at its best.
This is my Lake Bababu adventure :)
One day at a time, One pristine lake at a time... #BecomingFilipino
Lake Bababu is one of the tourist destination in Dinagat Island Philippines.