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Fun Things To Do in Cagayan de Oro City – Attractions & Must See

Cagayan de Oro City Things to Do

This is small city in the Philippines is one place to head if you’re looking for lots of outdoor activities. From the beaches to the white water rafting, Cagayan de Oro City is a city designed for those who love to spend time in the water.


Opol Beach is a short drive from the center of town. The waters here are clean while the sand warm and inviting. Come here for a day of fun in the sun with a marine park where you can go snorkeling.

Whitewater Rafting

Head out on the river for the adventure of a lifetime. This is where people come to spend time on the river. Take a three hour tour down the fourteen heart pounding rapids from the safety of a boat. The Cagayan de Oro river is fast moving but shallow so it’s you’re okay if you get throw in the water. A guide will bring you on this three hour adventure as you enjoy one of the most popular attractions in Cagayan de Oro.

Canoeing and Tubing

Parts of the river are more placid. This is where you can head for a calmer ride. Even if you’ve never gone canoeing, you can hire a guide who will show you where to find the calm waters you want. For an even more gentle ride, look for a tubing adventure. Tubing is ideal for the entire family including the little ones. Spend time floating on waters slowing enjoying a trip in the warm waters.

Gardens of Malasag

The Gardens have a zoo, a nature walk, large gardens and other attractions. Relax in the cool shade and then head for a dip in the pool when it gets hot. There’s overnight cabins you can enjoy to get away in a secluded place.

Macahumbus Adventure Park

Get up in the trees for a look at the local forests. Go walking along a skyline bridge that will take you high up in trees that have been around for a century or more. The sky bridge is 120 meters long and 120 high. Safely zipline down from the magnificent park trees when you’re done.

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