Crystal Cave is found in Bulwang, Mabinay. It is 157 meters long and 12 meters deep. It has an abundant karsts formation and beautifully shaped stalactites and stalagmites. There is a steel walkway throughout and back-lighting for the crystals.
Crystal Cave Mabinay News
The Department of Environment and Resources (DENR) in Negros Island Region (NIR) is expected to initiate an assessment and monitoring of 30 explored out of 400 caves in the municipality of Mabinay . DENR will start within the week to determine which cave has tourism values and which caves are dead or active, and sponsored by Negros Island Region.
The DENR assessment was to be capped with a cave congress and a cave presentation last Friday, January 27, participated in by tourism officers in cities and municipalities, cave enthusiasts and other stakeholders in the tourism industry.
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The Department of Environment and Natural Resources Negros Island Region is expected to initiate an assessment and monitoring of caves in the municipality of Mabinay starting tomorrow, to determine which cave has tourism values and which are dead or active.
Mayor Ernie Jango Uy said the assessment will be capped off with a cave congress and a cave presentation on Friday, to be participated in by tourism officers in cities and municipalities, cave enthusiasts and other stakeholders in the tourism industry.
He said the assessment and inventory is more of an informative undertaking as it br ...
The province Negros Oriental is endowed with many tourist attractions. There is natural beauty everywhere, from sea to land. Visitors to the province are treated to beautiful sights ??" beaches, lakes, falls, and caves.
Speaking of caves, the town most noted for its good number of these natural attractions is Mabinay. It is dubbed as the province's "Cave Town." More than 400 caves are found in the municipality!
The adventure for visitors does not only happen in the caves. Hiking and trekking are activities to enjoy on the way to the caves. Reaching the cave is like the prize visitors get ...
As I was planning our trip to Dumaguete, while researching for places to go I saw a photo of a cave in the images in Google. It caught my eye and I began looking in earnest about a place called Mabinay. Although "Mabinay Caves" is mentioned a lot in the net, the caves are actually NOT at Mabinay town proper but in a place called Bulwang. As shown in the map below, the red circle is Bulwang, before Mabinay town which I highlighted in yellow, if you are travelling from Dumaguete. I want to emphasize this for those of you who may travel there in the future.
The photos I saw were really beauti ...
The third cave we visited is aptly named Crystal Cave due to the glittering and shimmering stalactites and stalagmites all around us. The cave is 157 meters long by 12 meters. Our guide told us that this cave used to be difficult to explore but a metal walkway was installed which made exploring the cave so much easier.
Some of the display that nature has to offer. This cave has many formations and different minerals inside. These formations are called ??"couples corner, can you guess why?
A user friendly cave with a walkway installed which makes it easier to go deeper inside the cave.
Caving adventure is not new in the Philippines. In fact, we have the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River now being one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature. We also have Sumaguing Cave of Sagada and the Callao Cave of Tuguegarao. Count the Tabon Cave where we found the believed-to-be first man in the world.
Mabinay, Negros Oriental is home to more than 400 caves that's why they're labeled as the "Cave Town". It also has the second longest cave system in the Philippines, the Odloman Cave, that reaches up to more than 8 kilometers. Hardcore cavers may feast on these challenges yet what I am goin ...