Mapawa Nature Park
Bask in Cagayan de Oro’s natural beauty and engage in adrenaline-pumping activities at Mapawa Nature Park, one of CDO’s top nature sights you shouldn’t miss.
The 2500-hectare attraction that is Mapawa Nature Park is nothing short of breathtaking — apart from the towering trees and the relaxing greenery that is everywhere, this attraction is also home to magnificent waterfalls, and spots that show panoramic views. Mapawa Nature Park also offers activities for adventure junkies. Rappel from a 65-foot waterfall, conquer the zip line, explore the entire park via horseback ride, and jump from a 25-ft high cliff. Whether you’re looking for relaxation or adventure, and whether you’re alone or with your family, Mapawa Nature Park is a place you must see.
Mapawa Nature Park is located in Malasag, Cugman, Cagayan de Oro.
Opening Days and Hours
The park is open from 7:00 to 17:00, every day.
Entry Fee and Bookings
Entrance is PhP 50 (USD 1). The park also offers a package of PhP 650 (USD 13) that includes an accommodation, entrance, and breakfast.
How to Get There
- Fly from Manila to Cagayan de Oro via Cebu Pacific or Philippine Airlines.
- From the city proper, board a taxi to Mapawa Nature Park.
- Backpackers/solo travelers
- Group of friends
Time to Spend
Tourists usually spend around 3 to 6 hours in this attraction.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
The best time to visit Mapawa Nature Park is between 7:00 to 8:00. Being early can help you enjoy the activities more.
- Horseback Riding
- Cliff Jumping
A free breakfast meal is provided for those who availed of the tour package. Those who plan to dine outside can find restaurants in the city that include Fat Monk Kitchen Bar, Ember Grillery, Lighthouse Restaurant, T.G.I.Fridays, Pepper Lunch, and Italianni’s Restaurant, Circa 1850, Bigby’s Cafe and Restaurant, and Missy BonBon.
- Malasag Eco-Tourism Village
- Museo De Oro
- Macahambus Hill Cave
- Mimbalut Falls
Some of the hotels you can stay while in Cagayan de Oro include Uptown Condotel, Harbor Lights Hotel, Red Planet Cagayan de Oro, Miami Inn, Limketkai Luxe Hotel, and Seda Centrio. Rates range from USD 25 to USD 95.