Discovering the Best Family-Friendly Attractions in Davao City: Your Ultimate Guide to Travel


๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ Davao City, a bustling city in the southern part of the Philippines, is a fantastic destination for families seeking an unforgettable adventure. With its diverse mix of cultural, historical, and natural attractions, this city offers a variety of family-friendly activities that cater to all age groups. In this guide, we’ll explore some of the best things to do with your family in Davao City, ensuring you have a memorable trip with your little ones in tow! ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญ

Eden Nature Park and Resort

๐ŸŒณ Eden Nature Park and Resort is a great place to start your family adventure in Davao City. This sprawling eco-tourism park offers a variety of fun activities for the whole family, including guided tours, hiking trails, fishing, horseback riding, and a playground for the little ones. The park also features themed gardens, a butterfly sanctuary, and a deer park. Don’t miss the SkyCycle and SkySwing attractions for an adrenaline-pumping experience! ๐Ÿฆ‹

  • Location: Mount Talomo, Toril, Davao City
  • Opening Hours: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM daily
  • Entrance Fee: PHP 250 (approx. AUD 7) for adults, PHP 150 (approx. AUD 4) for children

Philippine Eagle Center

๐Ÿฆ… A visit to the Philippine Eagle Center is a must for families who love wildlife. The center is dedicated to the conservation of the endangered Philippine Eagle and is home to several eagles, as well as other bird species and animals. Learn about the importance of these majestic birds and the efforts to save them from extinction, while enjoying a leisurely stroll through the lush greenery. ๐ŸŒฟ

  • Location: Malagos, Baguio District, Davao City
  • Opening Hours: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM daily
  • Entrance Fee: PHP 150 (approx. AUD 4) for adults, PHP 100 (approx. AUD 3) for children

D’ Bone Collector Museum

๐Ÿ’€ For a unique educational experience, take your family to D’ Bone Collector Museum, which houses a collection of over 700 specimens of bones and skeletons from various animal species. The museum aims to promote environmental conservation and awareness, showcasing the impact of human activities on the world’s biodiversity. Children will be fascinated by the displays and have the opportunity to learn about the importance of preserving our planet’s natural resources. ๐ŸŒŽ

  • Location: San Pedro Extension, Bucana, Davao City
  • Opening Hours: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM (closed on Sundays)
  • Entrance Fee: PHP 80 (approx. AUD 2.50) for adults, PHP 70 (approx. AUD 2) for children

People’s Park

๐ŸŒบ Take a break from the bustling city life and unwind with your family at People’s Park, a beautifully landscaped oasis in the heart of Davao City. The park features colorful sculptures, a playground, and a dancing fountain, making it a perfect spot for a leisurely stroll, a picnic, or even a family photo session. Entrance to the park is free, so it’s a budget-friendly option for families. ๐Ÿงบ

  • Location: Palma Gil Street, Poblacion District, Davao City
  • Opening Hours: 5:00 AM – 10:00 PM daily
  • Entrance Fee: Free

Croc Park and Butterfly House

๐ŸŠ For a thrilling encounter with crocodiles and other reptiles, head to the Croc Park and Butterfly House. This unique attraction offers a close-up view of crocodiles, snakes, and other reptiles, as well as a butterfly sanctuary where you can marvel at their delicate beauty. There are also educational exhibits and animal shows that the whole family will enjoy. ๐Ÿฆ‹

  • Location: Riverfront Corporate City, Diversion Highway, Maa, Davao City
  • Opening Hours: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM daily
  • Entrance Fee: PHP 350 (approx. AUD 10) for adults, PHP 250 (approx. AUD 7) for children

Family-Friendly Dining Options

๐Ÿฝ๏ธ Davao City offers a wide array of family-friendly dining options to satisfy your hunger after a day of adventure. Some popular choices include:

Restaurant Location Cuisine
Tiny Kitchen F. Torres St., Davao City Spanish, Filipino
Penong’s Barbecue Seafoods & Grill Various locations in Davao City Barbecue, Seafood, Filipino
Aling Foping’s Halo-Halo Matina Town Square, Davao City Dessert, Filipino

๐Ÿ‘ช With so many exciting family-friendly activities to choose from, Davao City is sure to provide an unforgettable experience for you and your little ones. Plan your trip with Tiny Trek Rentals, and enjoy the convenience of having all the baby equipment you need to make your adventure a smooth and enjoyable one! ๐Ÿงณ

Top 10 family-friendly activities to do in Davao City, Philippines in 2023

Top 10 Family-Friendly Activities to Do in Davao City, Philippines

Known as the ‘Durian Capital’ of the Philippines, Davao City is a bustling metropolis that boasts a plethora of family-friendly activities. Here we have curated a list of the top ten activities you and your little ones should not miss out on!

1. Visit the Philippine Eagle Center ๐Ÿฆ…

Located in the foothills of Mount Apo, the Philippine Eagle Center is a must-visit for families. Here, you can witness the majestic Philippine Eagle in its natural habitat and learn about the conservation efforts to save this endangered species. Remember, Tiny Trek Rentals offers lightweight, terrain-friendly strollers perfect for exploring this beautiful location.

2. Explore the Davao Crocodile Park ๐ŸŠ

The Davao Crocodile Park is a top-rated tourist attraction. It’s not just crocodiles; you can also see a variety of other animals like birds, snakes, and monkeys making it an exciting adventure for kids.

3. Enjoy the Beach at Samal Island ๐Ÿ–๏ธ

Just a short ferry ride from Davao City, Samal Island offers pristine beaches and crystal clear waters. It’s a perfect spot for families to enjoy some beach fun. Don’t forget to rent one of our portable playpens, so your little ones can safely enjoy the sandy shores.

4. Visit the D’ Bone Collector Museum ๐Ÿ’€

For budding paleontologists, the D’ Bone Collector Museum is a must-see. It houses a collection of over 700 specimens including bones from various animals around the world.

5. Get Lost in the Gap Farming Orchard ๐ŸŠ

This fruit orchard is a wonderful place for children to learn about different fruits and their origins. Plus, it’s a great spot for picnics!

6. Discover the People’s Park ๐ŸŒณ

This park is a beautiful spot for families to unwind. With its large playground, sculptures, and lighted fountains, it’s a paradise for kids and parents alike.

7. Adventure at Eden Nature Park and Resort ๐ŸŒฒ

With activities like horseback riding, fishing, and exploring the botanical garden, Eden Nature Park is perfect for a full day of family fun.

8. Learn at the Mindanao Art Museum ๐ŸŽจ

Art-loving families will appreciate the Mindanao Art Museum, which showcases art from local and international artists. It’s a great way to introduce art to children.

9. Experience the Malagos Chocolate Museum ๐Ÿซ

At the Malagos Chocolate Museum, families can learn about the process of making chocolate – from tree to bar. And of course, there’s plenty of chocolate tasting involved!

10. Shop at Aldevinco Shopping Center ๐Ÿ›๏ธ

This shopping center is the perfect place to find unique, locally made souvenirs. It’s also a great cultural experience as you can find traditional Filipino clothing, jewelry, and crafts.

Family Travel Tips for Davao City

Tip Details
Pack Light With Tiny Trek Rentals, you don’t need to pack bulky baby items. You can rent everything from prams to car seats right here in Davao City.
Stay Hydrated The tropical climate can be hot and humid. Always carry a water bottle for each family member.
Use Local Transport Tricycles and jeepneys are an affordable and fun way to get around Davao City.
Be Mindful of Safety Always keep an eye on your belongings and keep your little ones close in crowded places.

So, pack your bags, book your tickets, and get ready to explore the vibrant city of Davao with your family. Happy travels! ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ

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