16 Must-Visit Amusement Parks, Theme Parks, and Waterparks in the Philippines

16 Must-Visit Amusement Parks, Theme Parks, and Waterparks in the Philippines

Verified expert

Inflatable Island and Seven SeasPhoto by Inflatable Island and Seven Seas

The Philippines may be known for its many natural wonders like beaches, islands, and mountains, but the country has plenty of other attractions that are perfect for every age. If you’re looking to travel with your family, you can visit waterparks and amusement parks in the Philippines

The good news is these theme parks in the Philippines are not just located in one region. While you can find several of them in and nearby the capital region that is Metro Manila, some of them can be found in other parts of Luzon, as well as in Visayas and Mindanao.

If you’re looking for fun attractions to visit, here are some of the top theme parks and waterparks in the Philippines that you should consider:

1. Enchanted Kingdom (Laguna)

Enchanted KingdomPhoto by Enchanted Kingdom

Open since 1995, Enchanted Kingdom has been the go-to theme park for those living in and near Metro Manila. It’s located in Laguna, a province south of Metro Manila known for its hot springs and lakes, including the largest in the country, Laguna de Bay.

This amusement park in Laguna has nine zones, each with different rides and attractions. Some of the most iconic Enchanted Kingdom rides are Space Shuttle, a roller coaster that also goes backward; Flying Fiesta, a revolving and tilting swing ride; and Rio Grande Rapids, a river raft ride that can get you drenched! You can experience all of these when you book an Enchanted Kingdom ride all you can ticket.

Those with small children can enjoy special theme park rides like Bumbling Boulders and performances during the daily zone shows.

Address: San Lorenzo South, City of Sta. Rosa, Laguna

2. Manila Ocean Park (Manila)

Oceanarium Tunnel in Manila Ocean ParkPhoto by Manila Ocean Park

Located along the coast of Manila Bay, this marine theme park hosts many attractions, including the Oceanarium, a massive aquarium with a capacity of 3,000 cubic meters of seawater that is home to 14,000 creatures from 277 different species. Visiting the facility is one of the popular things to do in Manila.

Manila Ocean Park also has facilities that let you get close to animals like penguins and sea lions. Besides marine animals, the park is also home to other creatures like birds, spiders, insects, and even worms! 

While kids can enjoy an educational visit to the park, adults can relax in this theme park in Manila when they book treatments at the Zenyu Eco Spa.

Address: Luneta, Manila

3. Sky Ranch (Tagaytay)

Sky RanchSky Ranch is located in Tagaytay, a tourist destination in the province of Cavite known for its cool temperatures and sweeping views of the Taal Lake and the Taal Volcano. 

This Tagaytay amusement park has several rides and attractions, but the most popular is the Sky Eye. At 63 meters, it is one of the tallest Ferris Wheel rides in the Philippines. Those who prefer smaller thrills can enjoy a ride on the Double Decker Carousel.

Apart from rides, Sky Ranch also has a StrEat Market where you can sample different food from a variety of kiosks, and on certain nights, park guests can enjoy live musical performances, ensuring that you won’t run out of things to do in Tagaytay during your visit.

Address: Km. 60, Tagaytay - Nasugbu Highway, Kaybagal South, Tagaytay, Cavite

4. SandBox (Pampanga)

Sandbox Pampanga wall climbingThere are plenty of things to do in Pampanga, and SandBox is definitely for adrenaline junkies. While it is located in a province known for culinary delights, this amusement park in Pampanga offers outdoor thrills. The most unique of its attractions is the Avatar One, the first roller coaster zipline in the country. Unlike regular ziplines, Avatar One has ups, downs, and several twists. 

Other attractions you can try are the Giant Swing, the Aerial Walk, and the Splash Tub Challenger, a 1,200-square meter water obstacle course. Those who want to get close to nature can try an ATV or UTV ride, which passes through the Pasig-Potrero River.

Families with small children can spend time at the kiddie playground and picnic areas or join kite-making workshops.

Address: Alviera, Porac Access Road, Porac, Pampanga

5. Cebu Ocean Park (Cebu)

Cebu Ocean ParkPhoto by Cebu Ocean Park

Cebu is home to historical and natural attractions like Magellan’s Cross, Kawasan Falls, beautiful Cebu beaches, and incredible Cebu diving spots, but it also has its own marine theme park. Cebu Ocean Park is home to the largest and deepest Oceanarium in the country. It features a 360-degree viewing tunnel where you can take a closer look at some of the marine creatures living in it.

For a unique aquarium experience, visit the Main Tank Gallery, which features a sunken ship that the fish and other aquatic creatures have made their home. 

Little kids can also learn a lot in the Jungle Trek, which explains the interconnectedness of the rivers and lakes to the ecosystem in the ocean.

Address: SM Seaside Complex Mambaling, Cebu City

6. Dahilayan Adventure Park (Bukidnon)

Dahilayan Adventure Park ziplinePhoto by Dahilayan Adventure Park

Bukidnon is known as the Fruit and Vegetable Basked of Mindanao, but apart from offering produce like pineapple and corn in plantations that are also Bukidnon tourist spots, it also gives visitors a chance to experience adrenaline-inducing adventures in Dahilayan Adventure Park.

This adventure park is best known for its dual zipline, which at 840 meters long, is the longest in Asia. You’ll enjoy views of the rainforest canopy while zooming at 60 to 80 kph from a launch point 4,700 feet above sea level. If you’re still gathering the courage to go on this thrilling ride, you can try the park’s training ziplines.

Dahilayan Adventure Park is also home to the Razorback Mountain Coaster, the country’s first Alpine Mountain Coaster. The gravity-powered ride passes through the lush landscapes of the park, allowing you to enjoy the scenery while getting a thrill.

Address: Brgy. Dahilayan, Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon

7. Seven Seas Waterpark (Misamis Oriental)

Seven Seas WaterparkPhoto by Seven Seas Waterpark

Misamis Oriental is known for the thrilling whitewater rafting experience you can have in Cagayan de Oro, there’s another water activity you can enjoy near the city: a visit to Seven Seas Waterpark.

This pirate-themed waterpark was opened in 2017 and has since become popular thanks to its 12 slides, a dual wave pool, and a 400-meter-long lazy river. 

Adults and teens will enjoy the Plank Drop, the country's first vertical aqua loop water slide, which promises a truly exciting time. Those who prefer a more traditional water slide can try the Pacific Racer, while kids can enjoy the pools and slides at Captain Kidd’s Hideout.

Address: Zone 1, Road, Opol, Misamis Oriental

8. Waterworld Cebu (Cebu)

Waterworld CebuPhoto by Waterworld Cebu

Located in Mandaue City in Cebu, Waterworld Cebu is the biggest waterpark in Central Visayas, covering 3 hectares. It features 10 water slides, a giant wave pool, and a 400-meter-long lazy river. It has recently become a favorite when it comes to things to do in Cebu.

Don’t leave the park without trying the twisty Loop Slide, the humongous Space Hole, and the thrilling Dare Drop, a vertical slide that features a 7-story drop! This waterpark in Cebu also has a special area for small kids called the Waterhouse. It features 9 slides and giant spiling water buckets.

To maximize your visit, check the park schedule in advance, as they sometimes host magic shows and other entertaining performances.

Address: Marcelo Fernan Bridge, Mandaue City, Cebu

9. Ocean Adventure (Subic)

Ocean AdventurePhoto by Ocean Adventure

Ocean Adventure prides itself as the first open-water marine park in Southeast Asia. It is located in Subic, a former US naval base north of Manila that is now known for its outlet shops and ecotourism attractions. 

Here, you can encounter dolphins, all of which were rescued by Ocean Adventure. You can swim, snorkel, and dive with these majestic creatures in the open waters of Subic. You can also paint a masterpiece with a sea lion or feed blacktip reef sharks, jackfish, and sea turtles.

Ocean Park also rescues land animals, and you can learn more about them in the Wild World presentation. Some of the creatures you may see are a bearcat, a civet cat, and a Philippine Scops Owl. As a bonus, you can even learn survival skills from the park’s resident expert.

Address: Camayan Wharf, West Ilanin Forest Area, Subic Bay, Freeport Zone

10. Aqua Planet (Pampanga)

Aqua PlanetPhoto by Aqua Planet

Sitting on 10 hectares of land inside the Clark Freeport Zone in Pampanga, Aqua Planet is the biggest waterpark in the Philippines. Visitors can try surfing at Flow Rider, float along the 412-meter Wave River, and enjoy the waves at two wave pools, one of which even has a 600-inch LED TV! There’s also a Kiddie Zone, where small children can safely enjoy the water.

Of course, you can’t leave the park without trying the water slides, including the tamer ones,  Octopus Racers and Spiral Slide, which you can enjoy with one companion. 

Those seeking more thrills should try the Sky Shuttle, the Tornado, and the Super Bowl, all of which you can enjoy with three friends. If you’re brave enough, you can also try the most extreme slide in the park, Aqua Loop, which features a 100-meter drop and a 360-degree loop!

Address: Clark Freeport, Mabalacat, Pampanga

11. Inflatable Island (Subic)

Inflatable Island PH on Subic BayPhoto by Inflatable Island

At 4,500 square meters, Inflatable Island is the biggest floating playground in Asia. It’s located in Zambales, around 150 kilometers from Metro Manila. During your visit, you can chill at the beach, enjoy snacks and drinks at the Inflatable Island Beach Club, or cool off at the pool.

But the highlight of the property is its inflatable playground, which features inflatable slides, towers, bridges, swings, obstacles, and even human launchers! You can spend the whole day enjoying these many features with your friends and family.

For a hassle-free experience, you may book an Inflatable Island pass, which you can customize depending on how long you want to spend on the inflatable playground.

Address: Olongapo - Bugallon Road, Olongapo City, Zambales

12. Anjo World Theme Park (Cebu)

Anjo World Theme ParkPhoto by Anjo World Theme Park

Located less than 30 kilometers from Mactan Island, Anjo World Theme Park is an amusement park in Cebu. It is home to 12 rides and attractions that the whole family can enjoy. 

Small children will enjoy Snow World, a winter wonderland that features big ice sculptures. Make sure to bring a jacket, as this indoor facility has a temperature of negative 10 degrees Celcius! 

Older children, teens, and adults will enjoy rides like the Pharoah, a spinning roller coaster; the Boomerang, a gigantic spinning swing; and Anjo Eye, the tallest Ferris Wheel in the Visayas.If you’re looking for tamer rides, try the Golden Carousel or drive the London Taxi Bumper Cars.

You can make the most of your visit to Cebu by booking a Cebu Ocean Park & Anjo World Theme Park tour, allowing you to enjoy both parks in one day.

Address: Belmont One, South Road Upper, Minglanilla, Cebu

13. Dessert Museum (Pasay)

Dessert MuseumPhoto by the Dessert Museum

Those with a sweet tooth will definitely enjoy the Dessert Museum. Unlike most museums in Manila, this one has eight rooms where you can snap photos and indulge in sweet treats! Booking a Dessert Museum ticket will give you two hours to explore these rooms and complimentary dessert. 

The first rooms are the Donut Room, Marshmallow Room, and the Milktea Room, which, as their names suggest, are filled with pink glazed donuts, white marshmallows, and a large milk tea cup with giant boba, respectively.

You’ll also get to visit Banana Beach, a yellow wonderland decorated with giant bananas and sprinkles; Jelly Fort, which features a giant bouncy castle; Haagen Dazs Room, which is decorated according to the ice cream brand’s best flavors; Piñata Room, where you can smash a piñata, and finally, the K-Pop Kurt Room, a K-pop inspired room which has giant cake pops you can swing on.

Address: Unit 124, S Maison at Conrad Hotel Manila, Marina Way Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City

14. Bakebe (Taguig and Pasay)

Bakebe PHPhoto by Bakebe PH

While not exactly parks, the two branches of Bakebe give you a unique experience by giving you the facilities and ingredients to create your own desserts. Visit one of their co-baking spaces, and with the assistance of one of their dessert experts, you can create cakes, cake pops, cupcakes, macarons, rolls, cookies, tarts, and other delectable desserts!

BakebePhoto by Bakebe PH

All bakers are welcome at Bakebe, even those who have never baked anything in their life. There are five different difficulty levels, so just make sure you choose the desserts that match your abilities. 

A Bakebe Pass will allow you to create a dessert by yourself or with a companion, but they also offer group packages for different occasions like birthdays, team-building sessions, and bridal showers.

Address: SM Aura, Taguig City and S Maison (SM Mall of Asia) Pasay City

15. Gootopia (Pasay)

GootopiaPhoto by Gootopia

Those looking to have a silly kind of fun should visit Gootopia, an indoor theme park in Manila. With a Gootopia Pass, you can try all the quirky games and activities in the fun house. Plan a day with your friends and family so you can compete with each other!

The Slime Tower Challenge, the Human Bowling Ball, and the Balloon Blaster will all test your strength, while reflexes and timing are what matters in Goo Catcher, Goonado, and Boom Boxer. To give everyone a chance to win against their competitors, there is also Slime Face, which just requires a bit of luck.

While it is totally optional, the fun is in getting slimed with your companions, and you can all experience that at the Goozoka station. Don’t worry, as you will be provided with a protected suit and a face cover before being slimed, so you won’t have trouble with clean-up after, and you can just simply wash your hands.

Address: 3rd Floor, SM Central Business Park, SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City

16. Adventure Beach Waterpark (Subic)

Adventure Beach Waterpark in SubicPhoto by Adventure Beach Waterpark

Another park you can visit in Subic is Adventure Beach Waterpark, which features slides, pools, sprinklers, and other water facilities that people of all ages can enjoy. An Adventure Beach Waterpark day pass will give you access to the park’s amenities.

Small kids can play at the Enchanted Kids Shallow, a pool where they can safely wade in. Guests looking for a laid-back experience can float on the Lazy River or enjoy the rain-like showers at the Aqua Serein pool. 

Those who want to splash around and experience thrills can try the Twin Twister Slide, a pair of water slides that are three floors high, or spend time at the Splash and Play pool enjoying the sprinklers and the seesaws.

Address: Camayan Wharf, West Ilanin Forest Area, Subic Bay Freeport Zone

Book a Day Pass Now at The Best Amusement Parks in the Philippines

Enchanted Kingdom's flying fiestaPhoto by Enchanted Kingdom

Whether you’re looking for crazy water slides, awe-inspiring marine parks, or thrilling amusement park rides in the Philippines, you can’t go wrong with trying the places on this list. If you’re looking for a family-friendly destination, you can check out our article on the best places in the Philippines for a family vacation. You’ll find that the Philippines has plenty of destinations that cater to and offer a variety of activities for people of different ages.

For a hassle-free experience, you can book Philippine tours and Philippine theme park day passes to these destinations. If you're looking for a longer experience, you can book Philippine vacation packages, which include Philippine family tour packages.


Popular articles

Link to appstore phone
Install the Philippines’ biggest travel app

Download the Philippines’ biggest travel marketplace to your phone to manage your entire trip in one place

Scan this QR code with your phone camera and press the link that appears to add the Philippines’ biggest travel marketplace into your pocket. Enter your phone number or email address to receive an SMS or email with the download link.