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