What better way to celebrate your life than living it to the fullest? Here, we rounded up exhilarating adventure places all around the Philippines for the adrenaline junkies and travel-seekers.
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People like the feeling of their blood pumping and their adrenaline rushing through their veins. Luckily, there are abundant places in the Philippines where you can appreciate nature and immerse yourself in it, too. In the list below, we rounded up different adventure places in the Philippines for those seeking a great perhaps.
If you're still on a Crash Landing On You high and hoping you'd end up right in front of the man of your dreams, then try Paragliding in these places in the Philippines. See the breathtaking view from up high and feel the cool breeze of fresh air. [caption id="attachment_164028" align="alignnone" width="1193"] Photo from Klook[/caption] High 5Paragliding takes place mainly in Carmona, Cavite and occasionally in Binangonan, Rizal. The exact location and time will be given to you 1-2 days before the scheduled date because flying solely depends on the weather. You wouldn't want to end up in DMZ too, would you? Oslob, Cebu is also known for the best Paragliding spot. Get a chance to see magnificent sceneries and experience the once in lifetime moment being in the sky looking at beautiful Cebu from a birds-eye view.
[caption id="attachment_164030" align="alignnone" width="1208"] Photo from Sky Dive Cebu[/caption] Nothing beats the rush of throwing yourself out of a flying plane. Skydive Cebu Adventures is the only USPA (United States Parachute Association) Member dropzone in the Philippines. They have two locations at the moment–Skydive Greater Cebu located in Santa Fe, Bantayan Island, Cebu and Skydive Greater Siquijor in Siquijor, Siquijor.
[caption id="attachment_164033" align="alignnone" width="1213"] Photo from Free Diving Dimension[/caption] Freediving Dimensionin El Nido, Palawan is the freediving center in El Nido. You can enjoy a full day with a dedicated instructor and your own private boat. Having your own boat allows you to take your time in the water and to move at our own pace through the day. Your instructor will show you the highlights of the area and ensure your safety on every dive.
Adventure Parks (Zipline, Wall Climb, Freefall)
Adventure Parks are the go-to for the adrenaline rush. There are plenty of adventure parks all around the Philippines and they usually offer zip lining, rappelling, and more exhilarating activities. Here are some we highly recommend: Danao Adventure Park in Bohol Island offers the Plunge, which drops you from a 200-meter-high gorge. You have to do a 45-meter free-fall before being launched on a pendulum swing of up to 100 meters in diameter. EAT Danao also offers activities such as The Suislide, The SkyRide, Wall Climb, Root Climb, Kayaking, River Trekking, and Extreme Caving. [caption id="attachment_164029" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Photo from Smile Magazine[/caption] Dahilayan Adventure Park in Bukidnon offers Asia’s Longest Dual Zipline. Fly like Superman from a launch point at 4,700 feet above sea level. With speeds of up to 90 kph, zoom through lush greenery and breathtaking views only found in the mountains of Dahilayan. Guaranteed safe and fun for every age, Zipzone has become the ultimate adventure destination for young and old alike. Another must-try is their new Skytower Base Jump ride. It's an eight-story platform and the highest parajump in the Philippines. From the cell site tower, riders experience a split second free fall followed by a gradual descent, ending in a soft landing in less than 10 seconds. Just a short drive from Manila,Laiya Adventure Park, Batangas have Ziplines, Wall Climb, Free Fall, Rappel Wall, Infinity Pool, Aerial Walk, & Giant Swings. Become acquainted with nature and indulge in an authentic mountain experience. Eden Nature Park in Davao is a resort that offers Skycycle, Skyswing, Skywheel, and Skyrider. In Skycycle, you will pedal your way through the sky and feel the adrenaline rush as you bike on a cable 60 feet high with a distance of 200 meters. Think you can take it? [caption id="attachment_164027" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Photo from Klook[/caption] Another Nature Park situated in Olongapo is Tree Top Adventure Park. Patterned after the canopy tour or zip-line tour originally developed in Costa Rica, the Tree Top Adventure Park at Subic Bay is situated in the incredible Upper Cubi, deeply-forested jungle-area of Subic.
[caption id="attachment_164031" align="alignnone" width="1080"] Photo from Treasure Mountain[/caption] A place situated between the mountain ranges of Sierra Madre, the IG-worthy Spider-web Adventure is located at Treasure Mountain, Tanay Rizal. The one-of-a-kind experience gives you the most satisfying view after going through a journey of high roped obstacle courses.