Top 10 Tourist Spots in Davao City


Going to Davao might be one of the things that you want to do before you die, however you should also know where particularly in Davao you should go to make the best of your trip. So, here are some of the top ten places in Davao known to offer tourists and even locals the best getaway experience.

Nearby Getaways

Island Garden City of Samal

Although, territory wise IGACOS or the Island Garden City of Samal belongs to Davao del Norte, the island could be easily accessed through Davao City. Take a break from busy Davao and go to Samal for a day or two vacation. There are a lot of resorts to choose from depending on the kind of retreat you want to have. Please visit for more info.

isla reta

Isla Reta Beach Resort


Nature, Wildlife and Culture Experience

The Philippine Eagle Nature Center

Philippine Eagle

If you want to take a glimpse of the coveted and nearly extinct Philippine Eagle, then the Philippine Eagle Nature Center is where you should go. It is the home of 36 Philippine Eagles, ten other bird species, 4 mammal species, and 2 reptile species. The place is also ideal for educational trips especially about learning the ecosystem where these eagles could thrive.

Davao Crocodile ParkDavao Crocodile Park (26)

In the heart of the city lies a habitat filled with one of the wildest creatures known to men, the crocodiles. What started as mere fascination to crocodiles has blossomed and grew into a lucrative leather business and a wildlife preserve that is home to many species aside from saltwater and freshwater crocodiles. Take some time to visit this place and enjoy the wonders it offers.

Eden Mountain Resort


If you want to have a more relaxing mountain respite, conquering the Eden Mountain Resort is definitely a very good idea. Being in this glorious mountain haven is like experiencing nature, adventure, leisure, culture and eve romance at the same time. Visiting this place is a must if ever you decide to experience Davao.


People’s Park

peopl's park davao
One of Davao’s pride and a tourist magnet is the People’s Park located at the center of the city.The cultural-themed park is projected with life sized sculptures of the Lumads in Davao City, thePhilippine eagle and many more.This 4-hectare park also features the Durian Dome (a tropicalfruit Davao City is known for), the Promenade (a track favoured by many joggers and healthbuffs fore early morning exercise), the Dancing Fountain (the first in Mindanao), a 10-meter man-made waterfalls against a backdrop of a volcanic rock wall, benches and Kid’s playground.


Mt. Apo

Mt. Apo is not exclusive to Davao City. It could be reached through other places in Mindanao such as Bukidnon and Kidapawan. However, most Mindanao outsiders would need to pass through Davao City in order to reach any of the trails leading to the famous mountain peak of Mt. Apo, the largest mountain in the Philippines.

mt apo




  1. Awesome list you have. I will always love my hometown Davao. :-)

  2. what made it the top 10 spots? Is there any voting to this?

  3. I want to go to Davao!!!!!! para hanapin ang mahal ko! hehe…malaki ba ang Davao?

  4. davao is a beautiful place when i was done her.

  5. davao city is always a nice place to stay and visit… it is our second home…

  6. What ‘ta lovely place.. wish to explore Davao and experience one of those someday.. Please post some of Davao’s wonders. nabitin kasi ako eh..hehe

  7. . .Grave guys gusto ko rin mka pasyal jan sa Davao..talagang napakaraming beautiful spots in Davao..I LOVE it..picx pa lang nice nah..labi nah sa personal..hmmmmm..

  8. want to visit samal islands. is it not dangerous to tourists?

  9. saan ba yan zipline di ko know eh

  10. Marlene Muscado Olegario

    Do not forget to ck in @ Davao Marco Polo hotel & visit Samal Island & Infinity Resort.

  11. Marlene Muscado Olegario

    we had the great time in Davao

  12. Spent our summer vacation in samal and davao city!

  13. estephanny franz laroza

    i like DAVAO because theres many places than we can travel and we will be proud in philippines

  14. Claire Joy Burgos: yep malaki ang davao it would take you 2.5 hours – 3 hours if you want to just go from end to end. And since it’s the largest city in the world when it comes to land area, you can pretty much get lost in the city :)

  15. i miss my hometown…really missed philippines, especially davao…

  16. this city is still growing.. davao city is my hometown and im proud to be a davaoenos.. what a lovely place to live..

  17. Grabe Ang ganda sa davao

  18. Grabe Ang ganda sa davao tsaka andami ng tourist spot

  19. wow i wish i could go there because it so beautiful!

  20. i really like davao city…very clean place and people are so it!hope to visit there again.

  21. i love davao see you soon

  22. you can also visit Hagimit Falls and Maxima AcquaFun @ Samal Island

  23. Ronelyn Aloro Tupino

    thank you Davao my family enjoy d places our dear bea njoy so much swimming and most ride d zipline.

  24. may tiket na ko pa davao.. pero walang ka idea2 kun saan ppunta… hehehe adventure.. san kaya pwd sa davao?(ung mura lng sana) pa help po.. thanks 😀

  25. @Shane – not to burst your bubble but not to mislead readers, Davao is not the largest city by landmass, but i agree its a big city and a great city.

  26. ` wish to explore and spend time in Davao .. Nice place :)

  27. wow …….its sooooo nice and awesome .I want to go there nah hehehehe

  28. I’m so excited to go to davao this coming dec..heheh

  29. We are planning to have our educational trip in Davao and we dont know how much would be the entrances so we can have budget on it namely,phils eagle,crocodile park,peoples park and gap

  30. People in Davao are Lovely we do Respect Our Mayor so much. we keep our City Clean…
    for People who plan to visit Davao and looking for a place to stay please text or call this # 09051175996

  31. Davao is a nice and safe place to stay! Yung mga taxi driver dito mababait hindi katulad sa ibang lugar. Macocompare mo tala. :) Kaya sa mga tourists, wag kayong mag-alala, sabihin nio lang kung saan niyo gustong pumunta at siguradong ihahatid kayo. :) Enjoy your visit! :)

  32. I’m from Davao City but I never been all of this places before. How I wish one of this days I can see this places. I proud to be a Davaowenyo I love Davao so much.

  33. Most of them napuntahan ko na…… except Mount Apo…. Lau nun… and d’leonor….. Hope I can visit there…… jejeje

  34. Is that really the best there is? The Peoples Park doesn’t even deserve a mention, it’s tiny.

  35. @dave Why such a nega with Davao? with Peoples Park? People in Davao are proud of our Peoples Park and other tourist destination. If you have nothing good to say then better not put a comment.

  36. wow nice view sa davao ???

    Im going 2 davao will see the nice view of davao city .

  37. dyan dinala sa davao ang babaeng minahal ko 8(((((((((((((((

  38. tagalog b salita nila?

  39. Amazing Davao! Beautiful people!

  40. Davao is really beautiful most especially the relaxing Samal Island.

  41. i’ ll come…

  42. Top 10 Davao destinations to visit indeed! I’ve never been to Davao that’s why I’m eager to visit it if I can make time. I’ll assure a schedule to hike and trek up Mt. Apo and get relaxed to the soothing beaches of Samal Island. Thanks for sharing to us this article!

  43. Davao is really one of the best destination here in Mindanao. Did you know that it is the safest city in the Philippine, too?

    Davao City: Safest City in the Philippines

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