Novaliches Travel Guide

  • Shell Flower Terraces in La Mesa Ecopark
    Shell Flower Terraces in La Mesa Ecopark
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    Entrance to Swimming Pool
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Novaliches Things to Do

  • Educational Field Trip

    When we went to La Mesa Ecopark, I noticed children entering the premises in lne. Apparently, they came for an educational field trip. After an orientation on the ecosystem and a guidd tour, the children were seen happily romping around. I was pleased to see that they had such interest in the giant trees, exotic flowers, hyacinth and the the La...

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  • Bring Your Bike

    If you'd like to bike in a big place with fresh air, beautiful sceneries and paved roads, bring your bike to La Mesa Ecopark.

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  • Team Building

    Whether for your family or for your company, you may conduct team building exercises at the spacious La Mesa Eco Park. You can rent one of the many pavilions for your assembly and meals, and you may bring your own caterer. Everything has to be coordinated with the Administration Office.When my daughter's company had their Team Building Exercises, I...

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  • Fishing In The City?

    Yes, you can go fishing in the city... at the La Mesa Ecopark. You can rent the fishing rod and fish at the banks of the man-made lagoon, or rent a small boat and fish in the lagoon. Whatever you catch, you can grill and eat, but you must pay a certain amount per kilo of the fish caught:-)

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  • Walk Your Pet Dog In La Mesa Ecopark

    When we went there, we saw many families with their pet dogs. Yes, La Mesa Ecopark is a pet-friendly park. The area is so big, and the trees provide enough air and shade, so your pet will feel and enjoy the reinvigorating atmosphere.

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  • Bonding Time With Boating

    Who would think that in the bustling Quezon City, there is a man-made boating lagoon where one can spend quality time and bonding opportunity with the family? You need not go to Burnham Park of Baguio to unleash the child in you and enjoy boating with your kids. You'll find the beautiful Superferry Boating Lagoon where you can go boating amid the...

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  • Saltwater Swimming Pool in the Heart of...

    The benefits of saltwater cannot be underestimated. If one cannot go to a beach, the alternative is usually a saltwater pool in the spa. I myself had to go to beach resorts with saltwater swimming pool because of my skin rashes due to allergy and atopic dermatitis typical of hypersensitive skin during summer. Fortunately, there is a cheaper and...

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  • Photo Shoot At La Mesa Ecopark

    Itching to try your camera on macro shots of flowers, foliage,etc? Looking for human interest shots? Excited to shoot candid pictures of your children? Craving for romantic scenes for your pictures with you loved one? (When we went there, I noticed that there were many lovers having their pre-nuptial shots at the Drilon Orchidarium, Neptune Pond,...

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  • Exercise Amid Forest Greens

    There is nothing more reinvigorating than breathing in fresh, clean air while you do your jogging and work-out regimen. La Mesa Ecopark with their sponsor, Petron, have set up a Fitness and Nature Trail where you can do your jogging, step-up exercise, barlifts,etc systematically,

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  • Boating at the La Mesa Dam Eco Park

    If you are looking for a place to spend more peaceful time with yourself or your family, this is one of the cheapest place in Manila. I can easily describe this place as a cross between the activities you can do in Subic and Tagaytay. Though not exactly as cold as the temperature in Tagaytay, but the cool winds that blows your hair in the...

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  • Fishing at the La Mesa Dam Eco Park

    If you are looking for a place to spend more peaceful time with yourself or your family, this is one of the cheapest place in Manila. I can easily describe this place as a cross between the activities you can do in Subic and Tagaytay. Though not exactly as cold as the temperature in Tagaytay, but the cool winds that blows your hair in the...

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  • Daylight Camping at the La Mesa Dam Eco...

    If you are looking for a place to spend more peaceful time with yourself or your family, this is one of the cheapest place in Manila. I can easily describe this place as a cross between the activities you can do in Subic and Tagaytay. Though not exactly as cold as the temperature in Tagaytay, but the cool winds that blows your hair in the...

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Novaliches Transportation

  • by lordzvader Written Sep 6, 2006

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    The best way to get to Novaliches is through a Jeepney. The minimum fare for a jeepney is 7.50 pesos. Novaliches Town Proper is the center of the District. And from there you can go anywhere in the Metropolis, to Manila, Caloocan, Valenzuela and the rest of Quezon City.

    Novaliches is primarily a residential district. There are about 12,078 residents in the main town proper.

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Novaliches Shopping

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    by yellowcab Updated Jun 23, 2007

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    What makes SM Fairview special:
    1. Location 2. You can shop anything here

    SM Fairview's location is one of its prime features. Novaliches being one of the most farthest town in the side of Metro Manila(Travel time from the airport to SM Fairview is 2-1/2 hours, travel time; from Manila to SM Fairview 1-1/2 hours). It occupies almost 20 hectares of land.
    Since its opening last October 1997, It brought a lot of convenience and relief to the people of Novaliches and Fairview QC. because people no longer have to travel to SM North EDSA, Cubao or Divisoria to shop for their daily needs.

    You can shop anything here just like anyother SM Shopping Mall.
    Other than the department store, SM Fairview also boast of the ff:
    1) 12 Cinemas,
    2) State of the art Bowling lanes,
    3) Supermarket (Fresh & Dried)
    4) Storyland Amusement Park(almost one full floor of mini-trains, arcades, basketball, computer games, rides that is enough for your kids to enjoy)
    5) Bingo Bonanza Shops
    6) Entertainment Hall (for various events)
    7) Book shops and other specialty shops
    8) Restaurants(Max's, Jollibee, KFC, Pizza Hut, Shakey's Pizza, YellowCab, Burger King, McDonalds, Starbucks, Tokyo-Tokyo, Ayuthayya and the Food court)
    9) Wide Secured Parking Space(FREE as of NOW!)
    10) Special Transportation Hub for Bus, taxi, FX & jeepneys going to major destinations throughout Manila(Cubao, SM MRT, Baclaran , Airport, Quiapo Manila, Bulacan, NOVA-Bayan)

    *Shop Opens at 10AM and closes at 9PM

    What to buy: Anything under the sun!

    What to pay: Fine Dining(Max's, Congo Grille, French Baker, etc..): 500 - 1000 pesos
    Mid Range:(Chowking, KFC, Mc Donald's, Jolllibee) 100 - P300 pesos
    Budget:(Shawarma, fishballs, etc located at the food court) Below 100 pesos
    Movies: 90 -110 pesos
    (If you are a registered Quezon City Senior citizen - present your ID to get your FREE movie pass every Monday & Tues @ 10am-1pm only)
    Free Entrance at Storyland except that you haveto pay for each of the rides.
    Bowling: 150 per lane plus rent of shoes of P100

    SM Fairview Regalado Avenue Side
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    • Theme Park Trips
    • Family Travel
    • Seniors

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Novaliches Sports & Outdoors

  • Paintball

    Paintball is another sports popular to the teenagers, young adults and adventurous adults because of the adrenaline rush and unexplainable thrill during and after the activity. Before, it was just considered a game, but it is now classifed as sports because you have to exercise dexterity in aiming ,as well as avoiding the paintball. You don't have...

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  • Zipline

    Zipline is an extreme sports popular for the adrenaline rush you get if you succeed in traversing the other end of the zipline. Many teenagers, young adults and adventurous adults fall in line to experience this to achieve a certain "high" and earn self-confidence/self-gratification in the process. You need not bring anything. All the necessary...

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  • Wall Climbing

    Wall climbing is one of the favorite sports of teenagers, young adults, and adventurous adults. You can try wall climbing without fear of having accidents at La Mesa Ecopark. There, you'll be supervised and coached to make the clim a safe, enjoyable and challenging experience. You will be equipped with a safety helmet, harness and other safety...

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