Only at Digos, Davao del Sur – Adventure

is an affluent suburban city in the province of Davao del Sur, Philippines. The city strategically lies on the eastern shores of Davao Gulf and southern foothills of Mt. Apo in the island of Mindanao and it is the center city between the two major cities in Mindanao, Davao City and General Santos City. It serves as the seat of the Provincial Government. It shares common boundaries with the municipalities of Hagonoy on the South, Bansalan on the North and Northwest by Siranagan and Miral Creek and with Sta. Cruz on the Northeast. It is bounded on the East by the Davao Gulf.

Passig Islet ( Digos, Davao del Sur)
During the early part of 2000, the formerly Provincial Anti-Illegal Fishing – Task Force (PANIF-TF) established their headquarters at Passig Islet, Barangay Bato, Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur. It’s a hidden, small islet which is slightly submerged during highest tide. Since the headquarters was to be manned in 24 hours basis, the personnel slowly reclaimed the area so that their personal belongings would not float during highest tide. After reclamation, they planted mango, coconut trees, mangrove related species and others to hold the sand substrate together.
These islets still exhibit the great mysteries and beauty of nature. Such is the case of the used-to-be secluded Passig Islet in Digos. The first inhabitants of the little island were the staff of the Provincial Anti-Illegal Fishing – Task Force. Since the island gets almost submerged with water during high tide season, the staff slowly reclaimed some parts of the area. After which, different trees were planted including the more important mangroves.
          Entrance Fee:
Adult – PHP 15.00
Child – PHP 10.00
Small – PHP 100.00
Medium – PHP 150.00
Large – PHP 250.00
Cottage with Room – PHP 500.00

Function Hall – PHP 5,500.00
No Corkage but cooking there is disallowed.Image

Now lets Go to, Camp Sabros.
Camp Sabros is an outdoor adventure camp situated 3,980 feet above sea level on the cool highlands of Sitio Barras, Barangay Kapatagan, Digos City, Davao del Sur. It has two of the Philippines’ longest zip lines with its 380 and 400 meters zip lines at180 feet above the ground.
Camp Sabros has become a top destination for visiting locals and foreign tourists for its famous “Slide for Life” –– an adrenaline-pumping, 380 and 400 meters cable-sliding cliffhanger ride 180 feet above the ground, (roughly the height of a five-story building), making it the country’s longest zip lines. A zip line, also known as flying fox, zip wire, aerial runway, death slide, or Tyrolean crossing, consists of a long stainless steel cable suspended high above the ground, mounted on a steep incline to propel by gravity its rider from one end to the other in high speed. The rider in full-body harness is safely fastened to the cable by a freely moving pulley attached to the zip line. The rider is then positioned horizontally, face down, with arms totally free to flap like the wings of an eagle way up high above the grounds! The ride from one end of the line to the other usually takes an average of 30 seconds for a solo ride, and 50 seconds for tandems. A cable lift is equally popular in the Camp – the ride, amid the scenic view of the lush green forest trees and pine trees below, usually lasting five minutes. The zip line facilities are open daily from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM.
380 and 400 meters zip lines at 180 feet above the ground.
Amid the lush greenery of tall pine trees and mountain fog.

View of Mount Apo from the Camp
Mount Apo is the Philippines’ highest mountain peak
with an elevation of 10,311 feet above sea level
and is considered one of Southeast Asia’s top climbing destinations 

 Amenities in the Camp include: hiking trails, billiard hall, picnic tables, cable television, a Deli/Diner that serves food and drinks at affordable prices, a Bar, souvenir shop, and fireplace-equipped log cabins that can accommodate 4 to 10 persons for overnight stay at the camp. There is also a small convenience store at the Deli that sells instant food, snacks, and other foodstuff, including coffee, ice-cold beverages and cigarettes. Personal toiletries are also available. Bringing of food and drinks is allowed in the Camp. There are no corkage fees, or entrance fees.
How to get to Camp Sabros?

From the Ecoland Bus Terminal at Davao City, there is a two-hour bus ride to Digos City, Davao del Sur via the National Highway. At Digos City, a motorcycle will take you to the Van Terminal where several vans are available for hire that will take you to Kapatagan, and drop you off at the base of Camp Sabros. Private vehicles may park at the base camp of Mt. Apo National Park and Mountaineering/Trekkers Information Center, which is a military checkpoint in Sitio Baras, Kapatagan, Digos City. From there, a motorcycle ride is available, or a 20-minute uphill trek to get to Camp Sabros.
So what are you waiting for? Visit Digos City for an Enjoy Adventure with you family and friends. See the amazing views and trails on the place!

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