Where to go in Cebu to have fun with your friends and family?
Well, you don’t need to go far to unwind, relax, and spend time with friends and family. Just hours away and within the boundary of Danao City, Cebu is Danasan Eco Adventure Park, a family destination offering various amenities with a picturesque view of the mountains. It is above sea level. Danasan Eco Adventure Park enjoys a relatively cooler climate than Cebu and it even gets colder when fog engulfs the place. It’s a perfect destination if you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Plus you get to enjoy the Danasan’s Sea of Clouds. Also, perfect for sunrise and sunset viewing.
HOW TO GET THERE
1. Just go to Cebu North Bus. Hop on the bus with a Danao sign on it and stop at Danao Jollibee Sands. From there, you can ride the van to Danasan.
By Van (SM City Cebu)*.
1. Just go to SM City Cebu. Hop on the van with a Danao sign on it and stop at Danao Jollibee Sands. From there, you can ride the van to Danasan.
By Van (Parkmall)*.
1. Just go to Parkmall. Hop on the van with a Danao sign on it and stop at Danao Jollibee Sands. From there, you can ride the van to Danasan.
By Private/Rental Car or Taxi.
*Note: Van from Danao Jollibee Sands to Danasan can be pre-booked at Danasan Office at Parkmall or on their website.
Shuttle Services needs to be booked 2-3 days.
If you want to avail shuttle service and accommodation, a 50% down payment is needed. You can pay it in their office at Parkmall or thru metrobank account(they will send it yo you privately)
Tips: If you want a hassle-free ride, Danasan Eco Adventure Park offers a scheduled transportation for two pick-up points.
Parkmall – Danasan
Danao (Jollibee Sands) -Danasan
Danasan Eco Adventure Park : Cebu’s Family Getaway Destination
Danasan Eco Adventure Park has a variety of super fun and exciting activities. I have been there once in a year from 2016-2018. It never gets dull.
In 2016 and 2017, I did stay for only a day and I did different activities each year. Different mode of transportation has been experience by me.
This year of 2018 gives me a lot of time to do all the stuff that I have missed because we did a 2 Days 1 Night accommodation.
First in the list that me and my companion did is ATV (All Terrain Vehicle).
I did have a great time doing ATV ,again. Also do not try to put your cellphone or anything valuable inside your pocket because I assure you it will fall (this is based on a real life experience *wink)
Next in line was Speedway.
In this activity, you will ride a kinda-ish race speedway car. You will run the laps of a maximum of four (4).
That is the speedway track and the speedway car. There are two (2) available colors for the speedway car: red and yellow. It is easy to drive. Guides are present anywhere you go.
Then, Rope Course was up next.
Call me weird but I am very afraid doing stuff like this but believe me I did not fear sky-drop or the roller coaster ride in Universal Studios Singapore. I do trust mechanically engineered activity but in myself doing stuff that involves heights makes me feel fearful. But, I have successfully did the beginner level course. Cheers for me and also I do want to thank my companions for helping and giving me strength in finishing it.
After that we went to the Zipline Zone and you can choose whether to do horseback riding in going to your next destination or just ride their service.
Look at my companion. She is so happy. Seeing the mountainous while zip-lining and enjoying the fresh air plus serene environment will totally give you tranquil vibe.
HorseBack Riding after doing zipline
I have ride the horse named Coco. I did struggle in riding the horse because I cannot reach the saddle’s stirrups. They have some available horses. You can also ask the guide to let the horse do some jog like speed if you want to experience some adrenaline . It was really fun.
Comes next is Skybike
Biking at mid air? Yes! Here, you get to fulfill your wildest dreams or imagination. My friends feeling the mixed cold air and hot sun. They really stopped biking just for me to take their pictures. It is totally safe my friends.
Next activity is Ostrich feeding,
Meet Max and Mady. I forgot the name of the other one though. Ostriches were so fast in eating their treats.Also, some fat chicken are present in the area.
Sky-drop (for the adrenaline junkie people)
120 ft. from the ground. Can you handle it?
I tell you that it takes a lot of courage to sit, watch and wait in line just to experience this activity. This is not for the weak hearts, pregnant or even high blood person. This is extremely blood pumping activity.
It was really fun. We did ride 3 different boats. I did solo and duo. They do provide life jackets to ensure ones safety.
This is totally same as surfing but instead of waiting for waves, a mechanically induced device will pull you so you can surf-ish. Get it? As you can see, it is pretty easy but for a beginner it can be tough. Hand and leg coordination with balance are a must in trying this adventure.
What a way to end the day with a sunset view by the pool.
WHERE TO EAT?
BYOF. Bring your own food. You can save a ton of cash. No corkage fee.
Restaurant. They offer a variety of food. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
For more information about the food they offer, just visit their Facebook page.
The following photo holds the information on where to stay and prices of the activities and rooms.
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