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Things to do in Davao del Norte

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Park
“It's quite a roadtrip from the city but it's been a tourist desitantion for a long time. I suggest go on the weekends because they offer a lunch buffet with a reasonable price. And ofcourse don't miss their skycycle, skyrider(zipline) & skyswing. They have more amenities to offer. Check them out!”
  • 25 locals recommend
Zoo
“Enjoy learning and getting up close with wildlife through tours and shows :)”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“An overlooking view of davao city and samal island, fresh air and so relaxing.”
  • 23 locals recommend
History Museum
“Opened in 2008, this museum & gallery focuses on the people, history, art & culture of Davao.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Davao's very own Ayala Mall has all the offerings of an Ayala mall, from affordable food fares to exclusive furniture and signature shops.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Its the leading mall chain in the country and one of the biggest in the city. They got it all for you.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Resort
“If you want to go to the beach without so many things to prepare, the resort has its own restaurant, cottages and small shops that will cater anything you might need during your stay. It'll only take you 5 mins boat ride from the Sasa ferry port. Boat is also available every 10-15 mins. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Sprawling city park with a visitor center, a collection of native plants & colorful sculptures.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bus Station
“About 10 mins by taxi depends on traffic condition, you may also ride a jeep just in front of Avida Towers. This shopping center cater almost all that you need from buffet food restaurants, shopping, groceries or you may just rest in the garden with your family where SM offer a free concert or shows at night.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Expect a lot from the Region's largest shopping mall! Dining, entertainment, shopping galore!”
  • 14 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
“Great place to shop for souvenirs and gift items. You can get good value for currency exchange too. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Place to shop
“This mall has everything you need, for groceries, money exchange, restaurants, hair cuts, manicure and pedicure, facial, spa, shopping and for kids entertainment.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“ダバオではガイサノモール(現地ではGmallと呼ぶ)の周りが一番栄えていていろんなお店があります。自分に合うレストランやバーを求めて探索するのも面白いですよ。”
  • 2 locals recommend
Night Club
“It's a compound where you can find lots of restaurants and bars. Food trip and night cap in one place! Also, Blugre coffee shop and Jelly Citea (milk tea store) is also found here. Must try Ninety Ninety Kitchen + Bar, their food is delicious plus drinks are also served! (Personally love the interior of this place, you really get the 90's vibe!)”
  • 9 locals recommend
Beach
“Nice relaxing getaway with beaches for relaxing in the sun and swimming. Many small to medium size family resorts.”
  • 16 locals recommend
History Museum
“The museum features a unique collection of over 200 well-preseved skeletons of various animal species from different environment such as the plains, shallow seas and reefs, tropical rainforests, lowlands and arid region including the skeletal remains of two rare sperm whales, one of which is the largest species of toothed whale and on display at the center of the museum. The museum serves as an educational center where visitors can study and learn about the life and death of animals.”
  • 7 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“An overlooking view of davao city and samal island, fresh air and so relaxing.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Resort
“If you want to go to the beach without so many things to prepare, the resort has its own restaurant, cottages and small shops that will cater anything you might need during your stay. It'll only take you 5 mins boat ride from the Sasa ferry port. Boat is also available every 10-15 mins. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
“Sanz Rival, Cremè bruleè, cheesecakes are just some of my favorites. Their desserts are a must stry but their dishes are equally delicious as well”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“I love the vibe here. It's homey but is also great for corporate meetings. The food is a little bit expensive but is worth it! They really did a good job mixing the Filipino and Spanish cuisines. They also have rooms for groups that are great for parties and seminars. Overall, the location, food and service are superb!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Eat all you can eat. It is best to celebrate birthday and special occasion at this place. Food are plenty.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A dining experience when in Davao! The White House a restaurant serving the community. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Cajun / Creole Restaurant
“Food is delicious! This place is great to hang out after dinner too! Must try Engkanto beer (local craft beer here in the Philippines!)”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The restaurant is one of the best on Samal island. Food can be ordered by telephone form a menu we can provide, with pick-up and delivery by us. ”
  • 1 local recommends

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