2020 Tourist Spots in Davao del Sur [And How To Get There]
Top Tourist Spots in Davao del Sur

Our list of the best tourist spots in Davao del Sur, home to the mighty Philippine Eagle and the City of Davao.

Davao del Sur is home to some of the best tourist destinations in the Philippines. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing holiday or a venturesome vacation, this piece of paradise on Earth will give you a memorable adventure. Check out our list of the top tourist spots in Davao del Sur:

8 Best Tourist Spots in Davao del Sur, Philippines

Mount Apo

When we say top tourist spots in Davao del Sur, on the number one spot is the famous Mount Apo. You can get a good view of the highest mountain in the Philippines in the Kapatagan highland valley. The lush greenery and beautiful flora and fauna surrounding Mt. Apo is just spectacular and relaxing. [Also read: 14 Must-Visit Davao City Tourist Attractions]

A glimpse of Mount Apo
A glimpse of Mount Apo

Philippine Eagle Center

Another proof that you’ve been to Davao is visiting the home of the Pithecophaga jefferyi (Philippine Monkey-Eating Eagle). This is special because it can only be found in the country, nowhere else. Aside from the Philippine Eagle, other rare species also live in the center including sea eagles, hawks, and serpent eagles.

Philippine Eagle Center in Davao City
Philippine Eagle Center

Eden Nature Park

If you want to have a peaceful moment while in Davao, you can check out the Eden Nature Park. It’s a mountain resort with an immense canopy of pine trees, more than 100,000 in number, to provide you with cool shade and lush greenery for ultimate relaxation.

Eden Nature Park - one of the top tourist attractions in Davao del Sur
Eden Nature Park

Malagos Garden Resort

This is a nature park and resort in Davao that offers great scenery with century-old Durian trees and beautiful landscapes. Not only that, you can also visit the Chocolate Museum in this themed park, especially if you’re traveling with your kids and family.

Malagos Garden Resort
Malagos Garden Resort | Photo by Wander Lust / Ian Garcia

Camp Sabros, Kapatagan

An outdoor adventure camp in Sitio Barras, Camp Sabros is the place for fun and adventures. You can ride the Slide for Life zip line and witness the lush pine trees below you while having a glimpse of Mt. Apo across the mountain ranges.

Passig Islet

Beach bumming, swimming, and water sports recreation are only some of the activities you can do in Passig Islet Aqua-Eco Park Resort. This man-made islet is not like the islets you see in other parts of the Philippines, but it offers a unique experience that you can get here in Davao.

Virgin Falls

This hidden gem in Kapatagan Valley is one of the ultimate tourist spots in Davao del Sur. A true wonder of nature that is surrounded by lush greenery and rare species of wild animals. It’s an enchanting place with icy cold water gathered in a form of a natural pool.

Tudaya Falls

Located at Barangay Sibulan, Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur, Tudaya Falls is considered as one of the top 5 highest waterfalls in the country. 

How to get there?

From Davao City, take a Digos-bound bus. From Digos City, take a van to Kapatagan and from there hire a habal-habal to take you to Brgy. Tudaya.

To reach the waterfall, you will have to trek for about an hour.   So there you go, plan your vacation next year and visit these enchanting and majestic waterfalls in Mindanao.

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Notable Davao del Sur Tourist Spots

People’s Park
Davao City

Bankerohan Public Market
Davao City

Davao Crocodile Park
Davao City

Museo Dabawenyo
Davao City

Garden of Eden Restored
Tamayong, Davao City

Lon Wa Temple
Davao City

How to get to Davao del Sur

From Manila, Cebu, Bohol, Singapore, Hong Kong, fly to Davao City. From Davao City’s Francisco Bangoy International Airport, you can hire a taxi or take a bus to Ecoland Terminal to go to your next destination if outside Davao City. Within Davao City, you can hire a taxi or take a jeepney to your destination.

Discounted Davao Tours

There are a lot of affordable and discounted tours in Davao that you can book in advance for a more convenient and hassle-free vacation. Below is our recommended tours in Davao:

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