5 Exciting Things to Do in Cagayan de Oro
2019 Jan 2 | by janndel
Cagayan de Oro serves as a regional hub being the most populous, highly-urbanized city in Northern Mindanao. But more than that, it also houses Pueblo de Oro Cagayan de Oro. As the “City of Friendship”, CDO isn’t only a center point with friendly inhabitants, but it’s also a prospering city with plenty of spots to fulfill your adventure yearnings. Here are 5 exciting things you can do in Cagayan de Oro:
Open the wings of freedom and make your dream of flying in the air come true in Cagayan de Oro with a paragliding trip in Sierra del Oro CDO. With less than PHP 3,000, you’ll get to experience this adrenaline-pumping jump that will show you a picturesque view of the city, and a bird’s eye view of Macajalar Bay.
- White Water Rafting
Have you been longing for that exciting water sports experience? We strongly suggest you try white water rafting if you’re up for a uniquely exhilarating experience. The whirlpools and waves of the Cagayan de Oro waterway promises you a wild stream ride that will test your boating abilities. It is definitely an adventure to remember. Read up from novice to outrageous courses to prepare you for this undertaking and revel in the breathtaking greens and landscapes the wonderful province has to offer.
- Night Shopping
There’s not a lot of things that makes one feel more festive than late-night shopping. Tourists looking for either food or shopping delights flock to the Divisoria Night Market at Plaza Divisoria. It’s in the downtown area, and it transforms into a night market every Friday and Saturday night, open from 6pm up to 3am. With myriad choices of novelty items, this activity can be very exciting, especially for the ladies out there.
- Macahambus Adventure Park
Macahambus Adventure Park is a natural park where visitors can see the spectacular Macahambus Gorge. Visitors can take a walk across the Sky Bridge that is elevated around 120 feet off the ground, take a slide ride through the undergrowth, and walk through lush forest. Likewise, you may rappel through the zip line. If you’re into extreme trips, then you ought to drop by this park.
- Camiguin Island Day Tour
Camiguin is the smallest province in Mindanao and the second smallest in the Philippines. Often dubbed the Island Born of Fire, Camiguin harbors seven volcanoes, including Mount Vulcan and Mount Hibok-hibok. With a day tour, you’ll have a chance to visit a ton of photogenic places, including the infamous White Island, Ardent Hot springs, Katibawassan Falls, the Taguines Lagoon, and the Sunken Cemetery.