6 Best Adventure Sports to Try in Philippines

Philippines has slowly turned out into a tourist spot over the last few years and one reason behind this is the amazing options of adventure sports that it offers. As people across the world get inclined towards trying out new and unique spots, Philippines continues to attract more people.

Besides the usual and common sports like skydiving, bungee jumping and river rafting, this country offers several other amazing options. The following is a list of the top 6 of these adventure sports to try in Philippines.

1. Ligiron Ride

Ligiron is a scooter which is made using wood or hardwood and its ride has turned out into a full fledged extreme sport in Philippines.  It is mostly done in Valencia, Negros Oriental and people from across the country and other parts of the world come especially to this region to experience the thrill that it offers.

2. Canyoning


Another adventure sport which one must try in Philippines is Canyoning.  This is a combination of many sports and includes river trekking, scrambling rock formations, rappelling, cliff diving and several others. It guarantees an adrenaline rush and is an extreme sport which requires a lot of physical fitness.

3. Flying a Plane

If you have ever wanted to fly a plane then you can easily do it even without a certification. Several places like Angeles City offer pilot training and plane rental and enable you to fly ultra light aircrafts for a certain period of time. It is a great way to get that kick that you have always wanted.

4. Sky Cycling

sky cycling

This adventure sport brings bicycling to a whole new level and enables you to do so while suspended mid-air.  It involves balancing on a steel cable and may look scary but is sure a lot of fun when you actually get on the cycle.

5. Giant Swinging

Giant swinging is yet another extreme adventure sports in Philippines and is one in which you move back and forth in a ride on a giant swing. The best place to do so in the country is in Sandbox Alviera Porac, Pampanga.

6. Cliff Diving

cliff diving

Philippines is home to some of the best cliff diving spots in the world and one of them is the Ariel point in Buruanga.  This activity sure needs a lot of guts because there is no safety net or harness attached to you.