COA questions collection of entrance fee at Kanlaob River

Jessa Mea O. Sotto 08/25/2018

State auditors are asking the municipality of Alegria to explain why it is imposing entrance fees to both local and foreign tourists who visit the town’s Kanlaob River for canyoneering activities. The Commission on Audit (COA) wants…

Davide extends suspension of canyoneering

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 07/29/2016

Thrill-seekers who want to experience the canyoneering adventure in the southern towns of Alegria and Badian will have to wait a little longer. In an executive order (EO) he released yesterday, Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III has…

Capitol sets aside P13.5M budget for tourism infra

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/29/2015

About P13.5 million worth of infrastructure projects will be allocated by the province to develop tourist destinations in midwest Cebu. Provincial Information Officer Ethel Natera said Gov. Hilario Davide III and Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale will review…

Kanlaob River inspection set

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 08/09/2014

THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-7), the Mines Geosciences Bureau (MGB) and Department of Tourism (DOT) will inspect the Kanlaob River in Alegria town to determine if it is suitable for adventure tourism. “It will…

Tour guide loved family, adventure

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 07/29/2014

Before his last canyoneering tour in Kanlaob River in Alegria town, Aldrin Carba asked his mother Melona to prepare his shoes for the trip to southwest Cebu. “Whatever earnings he made from his canyoneering, he shared with…

Body of canyoneering ‘pioneer’ found after 29-hour search in Alegria river

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Peter L. Romanillos 07/28/2014

He was described as one of the best “canyoneering guides” in town who “makes sure that everyone is safe”. But on Saturday morning, 26-year-old adventure tour guide Aldrin Carba apparently put safety aside and went for a jump…

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