Butuan City Things to Do

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    VT Flag on the shell midden
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    rubbish heaps of history
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Butuan City Things to Do

  • Go fishing like the locals

    If you like fishing you can go fishing for a few hours with a local fisherman and help them bring in a nights haul of fish with nets in the oldest fishing method of the sea. They will give you a special whole sale price for however much of the catch that you might want for yourself and you will have a special view of the life of these hardworking...

  • River tour boat charter

    Take a nice tour of the Agusan river or even as far away as an overnight trip to Camiguen from Butuan. I found it to be very enjoyable and relaxing. I'm from michigan and love being on the water whether its lakes, rivers or the Sea. Update: This place has closed and the owner went back to America to the best of my knowledge.

  • Local Festivals and Events

    Kahimunan Festival on every third Sunday of JanuaryMazaua Discovery Day on March 31Balangay Festival on May 1-31City Fiesta of Saint Joseph on May 19Abayan Festival on every last Sunday of July Adlaw Hong Butuan on August 2First Recorded Trade Mission to China on October 3

  • Rivercruise Tour

    The Rivercruise Tour is a kind of specialty tour. It is a historical tour which traces the historical significane of the place before the invasion of the Spanish Conquistadors in the early 16th Hundreds of Ferdinand Magellan. The Agusan River is the third longest river in the Philippines and the most navigable. It is where the main riverraod deltas...

  • Take A Look at the National Museum

    This is a well-maintained museum. Thanks to the fact that the oldest boat artifacts in Philippine history were found here. (9 boats at present , 1 boat is displayed at the Manila National Museum). The Masao River delta (where present Butuan City is) used to be a very busy seaport as shown by the dug items within the river banks. Displayed in the...

  • Balangay Shrine - National Museum

    Take a close look at the real "Balangay" (local name of wooden boats) artifact dug in the Masao River Delta, the place where present Butuan City is. The National Museum built a dedicated building to house one of the well-preserved boats at the actual location where it was discovered. Carbon-dated to be built in 320 A.D., the boat is about 12 m....


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