Sights in Cagayan de OroEdit This
Cagayan de Oro has magnificent scenery that will take your breath away. The variety of natural beauty means that there is something for everyone including rivers, beaches, mountains and limestone caves. This is, however, a vibrant city and therefore if you're looking for a peaceful escape, this may not be the right place for you. There are many outdoor adventure activities and sports making this the ideal travel destination for adrenaline junkies. Cayayan de Oro boasts a variety of historical sites, churches and museums.
White River Water Rafting
You can raft from Barangay to the city along the Cagayan de Oro river while enjoying the natural surroundings and spotting wildlife such as monkeys. Said to be the best white river rafting in the Philippines, the river boasts 14 rapids. An alternative to this activity is tubing and kayaking.
Located 4km south of the Cagayan de Oro airport. Macahambus cave has three chambers. One end of the cave is by the highway and the other opens onto a cliff. There is also a 130-foot gorge with a host of plants. Historically it is a significant site from the Philippine-American War, as it was the site of a battle between American and Philippine soldiers.
Macahambus Adventure Park
Another option for adventure lovers is Macahambus Adventure Park. Here you can enjoy zip lining and there is a sky bridge. It is located 20 minutes from the city.
San Augustine Church
This is a prominent catholic church in the city and it's famous for its magnificent stained glass window. Damaged during the war, it was rebuilt during the 1950s. There is a wooden cross at the church which is a remnant of the original structure.
Near San Augustine Church, this is a perfect place to relax and it has beautiful water fountains.
Pueblo De Or Golf and Country Club
Pueblo De Or is an 18 hole par 72 golf course designed by Rob Trent Jones II. It boasts extensive amenities such as a clubhouse, shop and driving range.
Catanico falls is surrounded by looming boulders, and it's 20 minutes away from the city. It has a natural pool and a beautiful waterfall.
Malasag Reforestation Area
This is an adventure lover’s haven with a multitude of activities such as horse riding, cycling and mountain climbing. It is recommended to watch sunset and sunrise here.
Located at Barangay Mambuay, it has an underground stream which flows through it. This cave is difficult to enter, as the opening is small. Protective equipment is needed such as waterproof equipment and a helmet. In the cave there are stalagmites and stalactites in different formations, such as flowstones and cathedral drapes.