Balon Falls

Subic, Zambales

Balon Falls is located in Subic, Zambales. These falls have clean, clear water and is surrounded by gigantic boulders. Situated in an area of lush greeneries, the falls provide a cool, tranquil retreat for nature lovers.

Balon Falls News

  • A Visit To Balon Falls Subic Zambales

    Balon Falls in one of the two waterfalls in Subic town in Zambales. It was the shortest trek we've ever had so if you are looking for a nature trip that requires a short walk, this is the right one. It is located in Barangay Aningway Sacatihan, approximately twenty five minutes away by bus from Olongapo City.

    It was Sunday morning when Karen contacted me through phone and told me that she was bored and wanted to have a little adventure with her kid. I suggested Balon Falls because of its accessibility and also the closest in the city. We rode a yellow top jeepney bound to San Marcelino Zamb ...

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    The central section of Luzon is so far the largest region of the Philippines and this where most of the rice products come. This is the reason this region is known as the Rice Bowl of the Philippines. Central Luzon consist of seven provinces namely Bulacan Province, Pampanga Province, Bataan, Aurora Province, Ambles, Tala, and Nueva Ecija.

    Central Luzon has a total of twelve cities namely – Malolos and San Jose del Monte from Bulacan; San Fernando and Angeles City from Pampanga; Balanga from Bataan; Olongapo from Ambles; Tala from Tala; and San Jose, Palayan, Muñoz, Gapan and Cabanatuan ...

  • Going to Balon Falls

    October 6, 2013: On Sunday, my friend Donna invited me to join her and Candace for a trip to a waterfall in the province of Zambales. Both these ladies are volunteers with the US Peace Corps and today was their day off. The weather was good for a change after all the rain of Typhoon Odette (see older post).

    Our first stop was the small baranguay of Sakatihan, about a 30-minute jeepney ride from Olongapo. When Donna and Candace first came to the Philippines last year, they stayed with Filipino host families in this small community as they took language lessons. We stopped briefly to say hi ...

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    A model resettlement village located in Brgys. Baquilan, Loob-bunga and Taugtug. Baquilan offers a hilltop view of the volcano's crater. It is populated by hundreds of Aeta families who were displaced from their native habitat during the eruption of Mt. Pinatubo in 1991. An optional ...

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    President Ramon Magsaysay, the popular "Man of the Masses," was the most famous citizen produced by Zambales Province. His deeds are commemorated by the Birth Marker in Iba and the Ancestral House in Castillejos.

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