Cagayan De Oro's top amazing spots that you'll love to explore!

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Cagayan De Oro's top amazing spots that you'll love to explore!

Cagayan de Oro, officially the City of Cagayan de Oro or simply referred to as Cagayan de Oro City, is a 1st class highly urbanized city in Northern Mindanao, Philippines. 

Cagayan de Oro is located along the north central coast of Mindanao, the second-largest island in the Philippine archipelago. Since it is located on the central coast of Mindanao, there are several tourists spots that you can visit and explore just a few minutes or an hour away from the city. 

Here are the places that you can visit while you're here:

1. City Museum of Cagayan de Oro - If you want to know the history of how Cagayan De Oro came out to be, visit the city museum. It's located at Dolores St | In front of Gaston Park, Cagayan de Oro, Mindanao, Philippines.

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2. Malls  - If you prefer strolling in the downtown area of the city, you could definitely enjoy the big malls just laying across each other. Limketkai Mall, SM Premiere, Ayala Centrio Mall and Gaisano City Mall are just right there in the middle of the city. You could be able to visit this four big malls through walking due to the short distances from each other.

  • Centrio Mall - [c] About Cagayan de Oro
  • SM Premiere - [c]
  • Gaisano City Mall - [c] BusinessWorld
  • Limketkai Mall - [c]


3. If you are an adventure junkie or outdoorsy type of person, Cagayan De Oro has a lot to offer. 

a. White Water Rafting - feel the rush of white water rafting along Cagayan De Oro river.

[c] About Cagayan de Oro

b. Mintugsok Falls - chill and feel the cool water of the falls which you can reach in just a few minutes of trek from Lumboy basketball court, Indahag. 

[c] Hannah Deloy

c. Mapawa Nature Park - It offers a relaxing environment for those seeking peace and solitude as well as a site for fun and adventure for kids of all ages.

d. Macahambus Hill Cave -  The area of the cave is part of the tropical Macahambus Forest nature reserve. The cave, which houses a colony of bats, is a tourist attraction, and it is equipped with a path and walkable scenic trails; one end of the cave leads to a veranda overlooking the Cagayan River.


e. Sumalsag Cave is counted as one of the 5 recognized caves in Palaopao Range in the municipalities of Manolo Fortich and Sumilao in Bukidnon. Sumalsag Cave stretches to 1.04km long. Its usual caving route starts from Sitio Kilabong, Vista Villa, Sumilao and exits to Sitio Diamante, Dalirig, Manolo Fortich. It's just a few minutes ride from the City. 

f. Hugo Skye Lounge - the overlooking venue for your paragliding adventure.

g. Sierra Del Oro - A mere 20-minute drive from downtown. Enjoy their attractions, Adventure Hill (High Ropes, Zip Line, Rock Wall, Team Building amenities. 

These are just a few of the spots and things you can do in Cagayan De Oro. Stay tuned on our blog posts on how to get to the spots mentioned above.


  • Sodiq

    I never knew the Philippine has so much adventure to offer. Such an eye opening post

  • Nikki Boether

    WOW. This looks amazing! So adventurous.

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