In addition to Cebu, Davao boasts its collection of captivating destinations. Situated on the Philippine island of Mindanao, Davao City holds the title of being the world’s largest city, covering a vast 244,000 hectares—equivalent to 8% of the total land area of the Southern Mindanao region in Region XI. As a result, I’ve compiled a list of six essential destinations to explore within Davao City.
Davao City is highly urbanized and among the largest in the world, leaving ample space for environmentally friendly expansion and development.
When you take a taxi ride in Davao, you’ll notice that the drivers give you your exact change down to the last centavo. This level of honesty is quite remarkable. It’s no wonder that Davao is among my top choices for destinations to visit. Here, I’ve listed my top six must-visit places in Davao.
Here are the 6 Destination To Visit in Davao
Philippine Eagle Center
Davao is also known as the home of the Philippine Eagle. Philippine Eagle Center is the home of Philippines Eagles, which are cared for, bred, and tasked to protect and provide sanctuary to Philippines Eagles.
Philippine Eagle Center increased its entrance fee prices last August 2015.
From PHP 100.00
To PHP 150.00
From PHP 50.00
To PHP 100.00
(Kids below 18-yrs old & below)
Address: Davao City, Davao del Sur
Gap Orchard Resort
Gap Orchard Resort, also known as GAP Farm, holds a special place as a favored weekend getaway for the locals of Davao. It’s more than just a trip; it’s an opportunity to delve into Philippine folklore, where you can discover myths like the Kapre, Tikbalang, and Nuno sa punso. You’ll have the chance to enjoy activities such as riding and swinging, as well as experiencing a carabao ride.
Address: Green Meadow, Ma-a, Davao City 8000
Malagos Garden Resort
Malagos Garden Resort stands as another prominent tourist spot in Davao. This paradise finds its serene haven in the refreshing highlands of Barangay Malagos in Calinan, Davao City. The place was beautiful. Don’t miss out on trying their churros dipped in chocolate while you gaze at the stunning and peaceful surroundings.
- Assorted Tropical Plants
- Century-Old Durian
- Fruit Bearing Trees
- Rare Orchids
- Native Ornamental Plants
- Bird Park
- Butterfly Sanctuary
- Wildlife Species
Address: Brgy. Malagos, Calinan, Davao City
Davao Zorb Park
For those seeking an unconventional thrill, Zorb Park is an ideal destination. Zorbing, an exhilarating adventure for sports enthusiasts, awaits you in Davao City. You can find Zorb Park at Davao Crocodile Park, which you can find on Diversion Road in Maa, Davao City.
- Huge Ball
- Zorby Experience
- Adrenaline Rush
- Rolling Under The Sun
Riding Fee & Schedule
Php200.00 / one ride
Open from Monday to Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Davao Crocodile Park
Davao Crocodile Park is considered one of the key tourist attractions in Davao City, Philippines. It boasts thousands of its self-nurtured Crocodiles as a wide choice of flora and fauna. It’s a home of wildlife animals that are taken care of. Davao Crocodile Park is a unique zoo that houses animals, including crocodiles, birds, monkeys, and many others.
Address: Crocodile Park Complex, Riverfront Corporate City, Diversion Road, Ma-a, Davao City
Eden Nature Park and Resort
Nature Park and Resort is a captivating mountain retreat in Davao City, Philippines. This paradise is a remarkable blend of natural beauty and human craftsmanship. Perched at an impressive altitude of 3000 feet above sea level, it offers a truly elevated experience within the city.
- Herb Garden
- Rainbow Garden
- Herbal Medicine Garden
Address: (Sales Center) Matina Town Square, McArthur Highway, Matina, Davao City