Dapitan, Philippines

Diving in the Philippines is happy to share some diving information written by Pons Joseph Julian L. Ligutom from Dumaguete City, Philippines but currently employed at Fantasyland Travel & Tour Corp. in Dapitan City, Philippines as Internet Marketing Staff. additional information on Dapitan can gotten by contacting us at

If one is looking for a great tourist destination or vacation destination then definitely one of the best countries is the Philippines. Philippines is a country of many diversities which can be observed in its different cultures. It owns one of the newly selected Seven Wonders of the World, the Palawan underground river in Puerto Princesa, and the previously known 8th wonder of the World, the Banawe rice terraces. But where in the Philippines? Where is it more fun in the Philippines?? It is more fun in Dapitan City! The shrine city of the Philippines Dapitan city is part of Mindanao and is located in the Zamboanga del Norte region. Although it is a 3rd class City, it is rich in historical treasures and natural attractions. Dapitan City is one of the best travel destinations in the Philippines because it is where the Rizal Shrine is located; it is a 16 hectare land where the Philippines National Hero Dr. Jose P. Rizal spent his four years of exile. Inside the Rizal Shrine are the replicas of Jose Rizal’s original house, his octagonal shaped clinic and the dormitory & classroom of his students. Dapitan city also boasts one of the world class beaches in the Philippines, the Dakak Park and Beach resort in barangay Taguilon, Dapitan City. It has pristine white sand beaches and crystal clear blue waters, with modern amenities. It’s the perfect place for vacationer’s who wants to experience the beauty of nature coupled with modern facilities. Dakak Park and beach Resort is also the diving mecca in Mindanao. But Dapitan is not just all about Rizal and Dakak anymore, one of the factors that contributed to the boost in the tourism industry in Dapitan is the construction of Gloria’s Fantasyland theme park in Sunset Boulevard, Dawo Dapitan City which was completed in 2004. It is Mindanao’s version of Disneyland. It consists of 30 plus rides and has a 5D cinema and a life size horror house that was designed by top production designers from Manila.

If you are planning on a trip to Dapitan City Philippines, Fantasyland Travel and Tour Corporation a travel & tour agency in Dapitan City and a member of the Philippine Travel Agencies Association (PTAA), can give you the best opportunity to experience these tourist destinations. Fantasyland Travel and Tours have different tour packages to choose from, that suits your wants and needs. Packages that lets you have Dakak Park & Beach resort accommodations, historical tour, Bay or River Cruise, and free all rides at Glorias Fantasyland theme park. Or packages with just accommodations and free rides at Fantasyland are also available. For more information you can visit our website at

After you visit Dapitan, take the ferry to Dumaguete and experience some of the best diving in the world. Resort rates and Dive packages can be found at

Ronald E Coselman

Aqua Ventura Divers

Post Categories: Diving in the Philippines

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