Pasonanca Park, Zamboanga’s “Little Baguio”, is a beautiful nature sight that boasts of relaxing greenery and picturesque sceneries.
Everywhere you look, there’s greenery brought by blooming flora and faunas and towering trees, and needless to say, the breeze here is cool and relaxing — just like in Baguio. Pasonanca Park is only 7 kilometres away from the city — one thing that makes the park a perfect location for a quick getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city. Pasonanca Park is home to the famous Tree House where visitors can stay the night and embark on a one-of-a-kind nature experience — the gentle rustling of leaves and the calming cool breeze makes the Tree House a great place for meditation.
Pasonanca Park is located at Pasonanca Road, 7 kilometres from the city proper.
Opening Days and Hours
The park is open from 6:00 to 18:30, daily.
Entry Fee and Bookings
Entrance to the park is free.
How to Get There
- Fly from Manila to Zamboanga via Cebu Pacific or Philippine Airlines.
- From the city proper, board a jeep bound to Pasonanca.
- Get off at the Boy Scouts Grounds.
- Backpackers/solo travelers
- Group of friends
Time to Spend
Average time spent in this attraction is 3 hours to a day.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
The best time to visit Pasonanca Park is between 7:00 and 11:00.
After visiting Pasonanca Park, head back to the city and grab some quick bites from Chinito’s Restaurant, Alavar Seafood Restaurant, Don Vicente Restorante, Family Fried Chicken, and Chowtime Cuisine.
- Fort Pilar
- Paseo del Mar
- Great Santa Cruz Island
Hotels you can find around Zamboanga City include Grand Astoria Hotel, Garden Orchid Hotel, CityInn Hotel, Winzelle Suites, and Casa Canelar Pension House. Rates range from USD 20 to USD 45.