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ZAMBALES | Bangan Pier Cabangan ~ a Biking and Picnic Vacation spot


“Are you okay, A?” I requested my son as I haphazardly pedaled a pedicab round a tough patch of dust highway. And that mentioned tri-bike is meant extra for a twelve-year previous child moderately than an grownup my dimension. Using it was extraordinarily difficult, to say the least, extra so with the terrain we’re traversing en path to Cabangan Pier.

Cabangan Pier Beach Zambales
THE PIER BEACH IN CABANGAN, ZAMBALES

The pier is likely one of the few vacationer landmarks in Cabangan, Zambales. Properly, it actually isn’t an actual pier and it actually isn’t a vacationer spot. It’s truly a jetty constructed by a non-public Chinese language company to haul sand from city to who is aware of the place—effectively, all of us most likely know the place.

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Dirt Road Cabangan Pier Beach Zambales Sand Dunes Cabangan Pier Beach Zambales
DIRTROAD TO CABANGAN PIER | SAND DUNES EN ROUTE TO CABANGAN PIER

Situated in Barangay San Isidro, the townsfolk of Cabangan has made the pier and its surrounding areas certainly one of their biking, swimming, and picnic locations.

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BIKING TO CABANGAN PIER


Biking Cabangan Pier Beach Zambales Biking Cabangan Pier Beach Zambales
BIKING ALONG THE BACKROADS OF CABANGAN TO THE PIER

The primary time I visited Cabangan Pier was via an off-road bike session with C’s cousins, nephews, and nieces. Like a real biker gang, we rode via dust paths—passing slim pathways and huge fields. Me, on a kiddie pedicab with Akira as passenger.

Biking Cabangan Pier Beach Zambales
MY WIFE’S TURN ON THE KIDDIE BIKE WITH AKIRA
Bangan Cabangan Pier Beach Zambales
FINAL STRETCH OF ROAD BEFORE PIER BEACH

Finally, the timber gave approach to a gravel path apart from Tangway River which locals confer with as Bangan—a waterway the place the river meets the ocean. We biked on, the estuary on our left and big sand dunes on our proper—stockpiles of sand to be trucked off to the pier on the far finish of our vacation spot.

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Bangan Cabangan Pier Beach Zambales
SUNSET AT PIER BEACH CABANGAN

Our goal was to see the sundown at Pier Seashore, which is what Cabanganeans now name the realm. However alas, the solar was decreasing down the horizon quicker than we are able to pedal. Afterglows have been what we have been left with as we arrived on the pier.

Bangan Cabangan Pier Beach Zambales
PICNIC ALONG THE BOULDERS OF PIER BEACH

Nonetheless, we loved what little mild we had left. Beers and snacks have been handed round—fried kikiams, fishballs, tuknenengs—whereas some went all the way down to wade alongside the nice and cozy waters of the Bangan. It was full darkish as soon as we completed our beer.

If going right here was a process, going again would certainly be tougher. Flashlights, on.

PICNIC ALONG BANGAN


Bangan Cabangan Zambales
BANGAN AT CABANGAN’S TANGWAY RIVER

The second time we went to Cabangan Pier, we didn’t actually go to the pier. What we went to see was the estuary or Bangan alongside the Tangway River.

Bangan Cabangan Zambales
ROUGH ROADING WITH A TRICYCLE

We rode via the identical route as earlier than, however this time, on bikes and motorized tricycles. No extra kiddie bikes, please. About half a kilometer from the pier, we stopped alongside one of many makeshift huts alongside the estuary. We have been right here for a picnic.

Bangan Cabangan Picnic Zambales Bangan Cabangan Picnic Zambales
PICNIC LUNCH AT BANGAN

Short-term huts produced from bamboos and thatch roofs have now sprouted apart from the river and can be found for lease. Charges are at round 5 hundred pesos for a complete day of use. These are all very primary, you’d need to deliver your personal meals as there aren’t any cooking services. Maybe you may deliver your personal grilling station should you actually need to.

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Bangan Cabangan Rafting Zambales
RAFTING AT TANGWAY RIVER’S BANGAN

Bangan is ideal, even for teenagers, because the water is usually shallow and there’s just about no present or waves. The water is surprisingly very heat—because of the sea—with some components colder because of the water coming in from the river. That is brackish waters, certainly. Rafts are additionally out there if you wish to go across the place.

Bangan Cabangan Zambales
FISHING NETS ALONG BANGAN

We have been in a position to lease out three completely different huts throughout our final go to to Cabangan, we’re layas like that—or as locals from Cabangan would say, hayad.

Bangan Cabangan Picnic Zambales
RENTABLE HUTS ALONG BANGAN
Bangan Cabangan Picnic Zambales
GOOD PLACE FOR A SWIM, SHALLOW AND WARM WATERS

The primary one was simply an open hut with an extended desk and a few benches, however its promoting level—two large timber sitting proper beside the river. Swimming, even on a noon was actually snug because of the cool shade offered by the timber.

Bangan Cabangan Rafting Zambales
RAFTING ALONG TANGWAY RIVER’S BANGAN

The second was on a hut constructed proper on the water. It’s a few foot deep throughout excessive tide, and naked throughout low tide. It’s particularly enjoyable to eat along with your ft dipped within the water. They usually have a swing too, which can be alongside the water.

Bangan Cabangan Zambales
FISHPENS ALONG THE RIVER

The final one was only a easy hut apart from the water. It was truly an extension of the second place we visited, so there’s actually nothing too particular about it. What’s particular about it was that certainly one of our associates introduced a full blown samgyeopsal package together with her—full with rooster, pork, and beef strips.

Korean barbecue social gathering plus bottles of Pink Horse beer it was. We didn’t even really feel the necessity to swim to get pleasure from ourselves, lol.

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Sunset Bangan Cabangan Zambales
SUNSET AT TANGWAY RIVER’S BANGAN

With locals having hang around and swam alongside the large waves of Cabangan Seashore all their lives, Bangan is a welcome change of surroundings. And certainly, this place has develop into a well-liked gathering place for birthdays and occasions, particularly throughout weekends.

Cabangan Location MapBangan Pier Cabangan
Handle: Tangway River, Brgy. San Isidro, Cabangan, Zambales  
Opening Hours: Daylight Hours
Hut Rental Charges: Round ₱500.00  
GPS Coordinates Map: 15.153758, 120.040859

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