Discover nature at its finest on the enthralling waterfalls of Aliwagwag, considered as one of the country's most beautiful waterfalls. Elevated at 1,110 feet above sea level, the majestic Aliwagwag Falls is surrounded by a canopy of lush forest stretching to over 10,000 hectares of protected landscape. This falls has a series of 84 cascading waterfalls appearing like stairways, giving Aliwagwag falls its peculiar feature that appeals to adventurers and vacationers everywhere.
Get on a skimboard and ride the epic waves of Dahican that have been attracting many surfing enthusiasts for years. Situated within an 8 kilometer coastline, Dahican beach faces the Pacific Ocean that teems with rich marine life. Watch baby sea turtles hatch on their man-made protected nest or watch dolphins and dugongs on the wild azure sea. For experienced divers, Dahican is a perfect spot for snorkeling through coral lagoons to experience the deep blue underwater adventure. With great accommodations and facilities, Dahican Beach is perfect for a weekend getaway for the whole family.
Pristine untouched islands within Pujada Bay. This Island is a must see destination if you are touring in Mati, Davao Oriental, Philippines. The conditions are ideal for exploring, scuba diving, snorkeling or simply enjoying a relaxing day on this beautiful white sand beach.
SAN VICTOR ISLAND
Go cast away in this 3 hectare island of pristine white sand, surrounded with deep blue tropical waters teeming with rich marine life. A classic tropical island, San Victor Island has a lush coconut grove that lies at its center. For thrill-seekers, a 92 minutes ride from the mainland to the island via motorboat is a good option for a vacation filled with adventure and fun.
This small and simple island holds so much potential to help boost the tourism industry of Mati. Tourists who have had the opportunity to spend time in Waniban know the kind of wonders this place has to offer.
Truly one of Mother Nature's gifts to the Filipino people, the Bonsai fields of Mt. Hamguitan, which is situated no less than 5,345 feet above sea level, consists of more than 1,000 hectares of forest life filled with wild and exciting flora and fauna. As the name suggests, Bonsai trees span most of the given area.
Located at the easternmost vantage point of the Philippine archipelago, Pusan Point in Caraga marked a historical feat at the turn of the third millennium as this is where the "First Sunrise of the Millennium" occurred. Pusan Point is where the first rays of the sun shine first at the Pacific.
SLEEPING DINOSAUR, CITY OF MATI
Wind through the breathtaking ocean-drive overlooking the grand view of the majestic "Sleeping Dinosaur" in Barangay Badas, City of Mati. Its distinct formation that resembles a dinosaur resting on its belly earned it to be named after the pre-historic giant. Covered in a canopy of verdant forest and surrounded by blue, crystal clear waters, the Sleeping Dinosaur is a 579 hectare mountain formation. It can be reached within 25 minutes via motorboat.
CAPE SAN AUGUSTIN (ALTAR, PAROLA)
Explore the exotic landscapes and be in touch with the historic roots of the Cape of San Augustin in Barangay Lavigan, Governor Generoso. Discover the altar regarded as the place where St. Francis Xavier celebrated the Holy Eucharist when he first step foot at Sigaboy, Governor Generoso in the year 1550. Then explore the rest of the headland's wonders by seeing the old Parola (lighthouse), mangrove sites, and the white sand beach.
Balite Hot Spring
Located at Baganga, Davao Oriental. A hot spring is formed when water that is heated underground returns to the surface of the earth. In some areas, magma or lava has worked its way up through Earth's crust. These hot rocks sit at shallow depths beneath Earth's surface. Water that seeps downward into these hot zones is heated by the fiery rock, and returns to the surface, where it may pool to form springs.
MAGPONG FALLS AND MAGPONG CAVE
Stimulate your love for nature as Magpong Falls in Boston makes you forget the bustles of urban life. Located 7-8 kilometers away from Poblacion, awaken your senses to the freezing cold waters while resting under the shades of green forest. Climb the rocky walls of Magpong Cave fit for thrill-seekers who desires an adventure worth coming back to.
WHITE SAND BEACH
Invigorate your senses in the east coast's White Sand Beach Resort. Walk in the pristine white beach with sand in between your toes. Enjoy the pleasant scenery during the day and the chilly breeze underneath the stars at night, perfect for ultimate solitude and romance.