4 Fantastic Places your family can go to in Cagayan De Oro

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Cagayan De Oro might the be last place you would consider visiting, but a lot of tourists come home extremely surprised with the treasures that they are able to find in Cagayan de Oro. Every town in the Philippines has something to offer, the country offers different adventures and experiences and while most of them are not yet extremely hyped to a point where the entire world knows it, it does not mean that places like Cagayan de Oro have nothing special to give. In fact, Cagayan De Oro is one of the most beautiful towns in the Philippines and offers vast natural resources that tourists are surely going to love.

Make your family travel time so much more meaningful, if you are bored with the usual tours, you can do something memorable with the children. Give your kids something to talk about and remember even when they are older- something unique in Cagayan De Oro.

1. Xavier’s Museo de Oro ( First Folkloric Museum)

Have you been away from the Philippines too long and want to reconnect and learn about your history better?  Then look no further, the Museo de Oro, the First Folkloric museum in Cagayan de Oro will give you much-needed information about the Ethnology of Mindanao, specifically the Lumad Culture. The entrance fee is just 70ph, which is considerably cheap, you can travel with 5 or more people and check the different items inside. See traditional music instruments, gold, and pieces of jewelry worn by men and woman, vibrant textiles,  and weaponry. Bask in the ethnohistory of Northern Mindanao and understand the past of the second largest island in the Philippines. Travel with foreigner friends and just having something interesting to talk about. Show them relics from the Spanish era, Japanese era and American era.

(c) Xavier University

Xavier’s Museo de Oro is open from Tuesday to Saturday, 8AM-12NN and 1PM-5PM. However, it’s closed during Mondays and Sundays.

2.  River Rafting at Cagayan De Oro

Gilzen Travel and Tours: The Tourister PH River Rafting in Cagayan de Oro is a definite must for your next travel goal! With professional guides and quality equipment. Participants are going to enjoy the thrill and adrenaline rush of the flowing activities, experience the rapid waters of the river and get much needed action!

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3. Mapawa Nature Park

If you are looking for a nature trip with your family and friends, Mapawa nature park is the nearest option. You can go for a walk on their rope bridge, try their zip line, horseback riding or simply trek around the park to see nice views. The place is accessible if you are from the east or west part of the province. The place is nice for trekking/communing with nature as well as for team buildings and family reunion. They have rooms/houses for rent with food service available or you can bring your own food and water as they have a kitchen with appliances. There’s a pool, a playground, a water hole, and lots of the untouched area where you can hike or ride a horse that you can also rent in the area.


4. Scuba Diving in Cagayan De Oro

The home of natural water resources, it would come as no surprise that tourists have so many options to go Scuba Diving. Experience a fantastic day dive in Cagayan with professional scuba divers as your guide.

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