Davao City Things to Do

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Davao City Things to Do

  • Eat Durian!

    Davao is where you'll find the best Durian. The local variety (more pungent and a bit bitter) and the Thai variety (less punget & sweeter) both abound here. harvest season is usually August-November. Durian is said to be an aphrodisiac!It is widely believed that if you wash your hands & drink water from the shell of the durian, the smell will be...

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  • Zip It!

    Davao boasts of a lot of ziplines. Two of the more adventurous ones are in Zip city and Outland Adventure.

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  • Eden Nature Park - Veggie & Herb Gardens

    Whether you're a green-thumb person or not, you will surely love this wonderful sight - the vegetables and herbs garden. You cannot help but admire the resort's local gardeners. Just imagine the world without these people, there will be no salads in our tables. ;o) As the shuttle passes by these gardens, you can smell the fresh scents of all the...

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  • Eden Nature Park - Nature Tree-ping!

    Facts About Eden:A mountain resort 3,000 feet above sea level, Eden Nature Park is 95% man-made! It is a great model of how we can re-create nature and rebuild a lost environment. Discovered sometime in 1971, the resort used to be a logged-over area covered only by a blanket of wild grass. Its potential was, however, readily seen by the owners as...

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  • Eden Nature Park - Good Eats!

    The "Pick & Eat" salad station in the buffet is something to look forward. Not just because it is something unusual, but also because you get to taste what you actually saw in their vegetable gardens - the lettuce, the tomato, etc. How good is that? ;o)My hubby loved their native fried chicken and the fruits are super sweet. Just cant get enough......

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  • Eden Nature Park - Go for the Horse!

    The Eden Fields is actually a new addition to the whole Eden experience. This particular field is intended for ball games, such as volleyball & soccer. The Zipline and Horseback riding activities are also found here. It also has a big playground for kids to play for free. In order to get to the Field, you have to get out from the main Eden Resort....

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  • Davao Wild Water Adventure

    13 km Wild Water Fun from Tamugan to LacsonMin of 5 pax, 2k per headInclusive of: Transpo (from Croc Park), Packed Lunch, Bottled Water, Use of gears and equipment, Guide's Fee, Souvenir shirt, Photo CD (2 CD for group of 6)Itinerary:8.30 am - Assembly at Croc PArk9.30 am - Departure10.30 am - Arrival at Put In area, Tamugan11 am - Start of...

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  • Day Trip at Pearl Farm

    We did a day tour at pearl farm for 2 thousand pesos which includes boat transfer from Davao to Samal Island, Lunch Buffet and use of all ammenities. But day tour is not enough to enjoy. I will probably go back

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  • Climb Mount Apo

    Mount Apo stands the highest in the Philippines so if you have good energy to climb go for it. We climb Mount Apo for 3 days and 2 nights.

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  • Interesting photo opportunity

    When visiting the Philippine Eagle Center, you'll see a whole gamut of hawkers plying their trade. Trinkets, bags, malongs, shawls, candies, durian, lanzones, rambutan at prices lower than the usual market. Focus your sight in one of the shops and you'll see an albino snake carried by a lady. She claims bathing and putting lotion on the snake. You...

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  • Don't leave Davao without sampling fresh...

    Durian is so abundant and cheap in Davao so I suggest that you try out this tropical fruit.Some are offended by its smell but I find its flesh too delightful to resist.Try the local variety first then the Puyat variant.

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  • Largest eagle in existence

    Largest? Some may contest this and say nope, it's the Wedgetail from Australia or the Steller's Sea Eagle. But I certainly believe that it is worth trekking to see such an impressive bird.The land trip from Davao city lasted at least 45minutes so plan ahead. If you have a DSLR with zoom, then bring it. It will worth lugging that heavy thing around....

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  • Fastest zipline!

    http://adventurousfeet.blogspot.com/2010/09/part4-davao-experience-outland.htmlOne thing adventurous people should not miss is the Outland adventure's extreme zipline. you'll cross the river, hike, then hit the zipline! fly like superman!

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  • Adventure and Nature Tripping

    http://adventurousfeet.blogspot.com/2010/09/part5-davao-experience-sites-to-see-in.htmlA lot of things to do in Davao, perfect adventure trip such as camp sabros or nature trip like crocodile farm and going to philippine eagle center.

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  • Davao budget trip!

    hi you may try to check in at davao tower inn, the place is so cozy, clean and very strategic. You might probably get 50% discount when you book your reservations. It's in the heart of the city, u can shop and party by night, its near Victorianos Place, a good place for night out. They have great singers there.It would be pricy if you book a tour...

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  • Kadayawan: NOT TO BE MISSED!!!

    It's a crazy festival week in Davao City every third week of August. For an entire week all the indigenous tribes in Mindanao gather together to share their culture and traditions via music, dance and visual arts. It is worth taking the time to experience these activities which is spread out throughout an entire week culminating with a grand...

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  • Zip City

    I went to Zip City last Sunday and it was fun. The ticket costs P300 (P200 for the zip-lining & P100 consumable). The line is 320 meters long and not too steep. The guys handling the cables and harnesses are competent and quite reassuring.The company who owns this venture is the same one that owns the Crocodile Park and the White Water Adventure....

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  • Phil eagle conservation center

    If you were in Davao you must visit the PHILIPPINE EAGLE CENTER in Malagos Davao City.You will see the tallest and the most powerful bird in the world, the monkey-eating eagle or now call THE PHIL EAGLE.

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  • Zipline

    Our group of 12 availed the 300-peso promo that includes A. 400 meters (zip 380 meters to other mountain, then zip 400 meters at double speed back to Camp Sabros B. 380 meters (zip 380 meters to the other mountain, then ride a cable car back to Camp Sabros) We visited Camp Sabros on a weekday (Monday). We were the first customer of the day when we...

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  • Exotic Wildlife at the Philippine Eagle...

    The Philippine Eagle Center, as it name implies, takes care of Philippine Eagles, which are among the largest and rarest of birds in the whole world. But, aside from Philippine Eagles, the zoo also houses barn owls, warthog, monkeys, deer and other wildlife.Entrance fee is PHP50. Students get a discounted rate of PHP30.

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  • Beach Bumming 2

    The staff in that resort is very accommodating... They are the one who take some of my pics since i am a solo traveller...but along the way, i met two gals, apple & fe...and i joined them in the rest of my stay in the beach and very kind to hitch me in their car when we go back to the city and tour me in Aldevinco and brought me back in my place...

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  • Beach Bumming

    I woke up early in the morning to ready myself for my solo ultimate beach adventure in Pearl Farm Beach Resort. The weather is so perfect that i can really appreciate the brightness of the sky. I was really stunned and fascinated by the scene in that resort. The water is so enticing at all. Perfect for those adventurous traveller and beach bummer...

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  • Want to get 'high' with nature?

    Eden Nature Park is located along the road to Mt. Apo, the country's highest peak. It is a resort where you could trek, camp, swim, fish, and do all sorts of outdoor activities. They have a buffet resto where they serve fresh veggies for salads that are grown right at the resort. There are also cottages you could rent for the night. Since the place...

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  • Go on the wild side!

    The Davao Crocodile Park is actually a small zoo whose centerpiece attraction is the captive breeding of crocs...and they certainly have lots of them. But they also have snakes, birds, monkeys and other small mammals in rather small cages which I'm sure animal rights activists and anti-zoo people would cringe at.They also have an educational aspect...

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  • Suggested Itinerary for Davao (3 days)

    suggested itinerary:Day 1. arrival and check inearly lunch.go to Philippine Eagle Center, visit the malagos garden resort and the orchid farms on the way back to the city.go to Jacks Ridge for dinner and coffee or to Dencios sa Hilltop for dinner then Jacks Ridge for coffeeParty at Jack Ridge or Matina Town SquareDay 2.after breakfastgo to Samal...

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  • Party with the Crocodiles

    Mingle with the Crocodiles on a week end afternoon at Davao's Crocodile Farm, Riverfront Corporate City. There are crocodile shows and somewhat like a party.

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  • If you only have one whole day in...

    ... you will barely scratch the surface of the things this city can offer. But, c'est la vie! Here is a little listing of what you can do to fill up your day in Davao aside from eating fresh durian in the stores along Magsaysay Avenue. Sample itineraryNeedless to say that these are mere suggestions. Feel free to subtract or add activities as you...

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  • Davao White Water Rafting

    This is an exciting, thrilling, fun filled adventure. It is not necessary that you know how to swim or paddle...just listen to your guide and you will enjoy the activity... This will also able you to see the mountain view at the side of the rivers.

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  • Eat Durian

    Probably the main fruit Davao has been known for since it used to only be grown in this area will be Durian. Many locals swear by the good taste it has. It will be better if you try it within season but you'll usually find some out of season also. Having it out of season will also cost you more. I believe in season means August and September.They...

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  • Sing Karaoke

    One of the major past times of local Filipinos here and other places within the Philippines happens to be singing karaoke. As with other cities, there are many places you can sing karaoke music within Davao. Simply ask your taxi driver where are a good place would be to go. Most better karaoke businesses will have a restaurant in the same location....

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  • Japanese Tunnels

    Take a trip somewhat out of city proper towards the more hilly area of Matina. Out there you will be able to find a place called The Japanese Tunnel. There you will find one of the many tunnels made by Japanese during World War II. They made these tunnels too hide within along with hiding in their various items that could sustain them as they...

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  • Travel Around Samal Island

    Set aside a day to take one of the many boats over to Samal Island. take a taxi to a fairy or one of the boats that goes to various resorts. Most taxi drivers will know of the docks were these boats take off from. The boat trip will only take less than 10 minutes generally speaking and cost very little $.30 are under. When you get there, hire a...

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  • Exchanging Money

    Depending on where you go, you may or may not be able to use credit cards. travelers checks will often be worthless... it really depends. You can exchange travelers checks for local currency in Manila and Cebu but I don't know of a place inside Davao. Therefore, it will be helpful to know where you can exchange your money for a good rate.Try not to...

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  • Taxi touring

    Was alone for the trip so hired a taxi to take me around Davao City up to Eden Park (1 hour away from downtown). Itinerary was, from Waterfront Insular hotel, to the Davao Museum, to downtown Davao City, then Eden park, the Crododile Farm, the Butterfly Park, then ending at Aldevinco Shopping arcade. All for P1500. Do haggle. Taxi drivers are very...

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  • DAVAO'S ATTRACTIONS

    Don't fail to visit the Philippine Eagle Center, Malagos Garden Resort, Orchid Farm, Davao Museum, Eden Resort, etc. You will surely enjoy Davao's abundance of fruit and for those who love Durian and Marang, this is the place where you can eat them to your heart's content.

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  • Animal Petting..

    If you love animals then this is the place to visit here in Davao. You can pet a baby croc, an iguana, an albino python and many more. And watch crocodiles dance also.If you intend to visit only crocodile park, the best time to do it is during late afternoon since the croc dance is scheduled about 5:30 pm and all other shows at night safari. Take a...

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  • CENTRAL 911

    When in doubt, or facing an emergency. call 911 ( for land line and globe users) or 063911 for smart subscribers. davao citizens gave their exact location thru their location code stated at the upper most right side of the davao light and power bill. but if your new here give or state a known landmark in the area or ask a local resident.

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  • Orchids, Orchid, Orchids

    If you love orchids, Davao is one of the best places to see them. Is home to the Waling Waling - one of the Philippines' finest contribution to the Orchid World

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  • Have fun at Paradise Island...

    Swim, snorkel, jetski, dive or simply chill..come to this place. Spend a night , eat and be serenaded or just get a day tour. These are the room rates:Deluxe Room (new rooms, aircon with tv) Php 2,500.00Superior room (aircon with tv) Php 2,100.00Standard room (Ceiling Fan) Php 1,650.00Room rates are good for 2 persons only. Capacity limit per room...

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  • Visit the Pink Sisters

    If you have time for leisure, I am pretty sure you also have time for your spiritual journey. Why don't you visit the Pink Sisters? It is located at Bangkal before you reach St. Francis Xavier Seminary and just near the Presentation of Mary Sisters Convent. The place is very solemn and ideal for soul searching. It is the only church in Davao in...

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  • T'Boli Weaving Center

    T'Boli Weaving Center is inside of the Waterfront Insular Hotel. This is not a large facility, but a bower where a woman is selling cloths. After some conversation she showed me how to weave. This is very tedious task. She said just setting up for weaving takes full two days. Imagine how long it will take to weave full length cloth.

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  • Davao Museum

    Davao Museum has many fascinating pictures and artifacts of the city. Indeed, Davao has rich diversity in people and culture. Unfortunately most people in Davao are not aware of it. From the international standard the display of the museum is not so great, but still it is worth visiting. When I visited the museum, a curator at the receptionist's...

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  • The Japanese Tunnel

    To tell the truth I do not know what the place exactly was. It is inside the premises of Japanese Tunnel Hotel and Resort. Perhaps it was a shelter of Japanese army during the last stage of the WW2. The receptionist said they did not have any brochure to explain it.

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  • Taking a photo with a python at...

    The Crocodile Park is a zoo; or I should say “was a zoo”, because many of the cages are empty. There is a sign, “six feet crocodile” but I only saw the place there could be the six feet crocodile. Near the exit, there was a cage of a “friendly python”, with which you can take a photo for 100 peso.

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  • Day Trips.......Island Hopping

    All in its 28,000 hectares, Samal island is an archipelago in itself, consisting of 9 islands. A boat tour, offers you the chance to see most of these islands and a chance to stop in one of these and enjoy a meal and a swim.

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