Aptly named Davao del Norte’s water basin, the municipality of New Corella houses a number of waterfalls and unadulterated natural springs. Among the municipality’s must-visit bodies of water is Panas Falls, situated in Panas Eco-Cultural Park—a protected area significant for Davao del Norte’s cultural and ecological heritage.
Located in Brgy. Carcor, New Corella, Davao del Norte, Philippines, Panas Eco-Cultural Park has long been a go-to place for locals to splash in its clean and refreshing water, especially during summertime.
As its name suggests, the main attraction of this eco-cultural park is Panas Falls, a multi-tiered waterfall surrounded by lush greenery. The noticeable feature of Panas Falls is the largest tier among the cascades, with a towering rock boulder dripped with glistening water.
Aside from that, Panas Falls also comprises complex and shallow natural cascades and pools, which everyone can swim in. Just a heads up, this place can be a bit crowded, especially during weekends and holidays.
Suppose the Panas Falls itself is flocked with tourists and locals. In that case, you can also enjoy man-made pools inside the eco-cultural park, which are equally refreshing and enjoyable as the natural pools.
Panas Eco-Cultural Park also has cottages and grilling stations adorned on the park’s grounds. If you’re tired of swimming, you can replenish your energy with snacks and drinks offered by stores nearby. Keep in mind that there are no restaurants nearby. So, if you plan to spend a day here, bring enough food with you to eat.
If you plan to explore Davao del Norte, especially the province’s ‘water basin’, consider Panas Eco-Cultural Park.
How to get to Panas Eco-Cultural Park
Panas Waterfalls Eco-Cultural Park is just a two-hour drive from the busy streets of Davao City. To get here, you have to either take public transportation or rent a car from us.
Suppose you want to take public transportation. In that case, your first destination is the Davao City Overland Transport Terminal (DCTTO). As soon as you’re already at DCCTO, head to the ticketing booth first and ask for a bus ticket bound for Tagum City.
Upon arrival at Tagum Overland Transport Integrated Terminal, take a public utility jeepney to New Corella. Then, ask the driver to drop you off at Panas Eco-Cultural Park.
The most convenient way to get to Panas Eco-Cultural Park
Skip all the hassles of public transportation by renting a car from us. Have an easy and hassle-free trip with Davao’s leading and only 5-star rated car rental agency: Car Rental Davao.
Renting a vehicle is not just perfect for a group or a family of travelers but also for solo travelers wanting to explore the Davao region’s must-visit travel destinations. Ultimately, renting a car saves you a significant amount of money and cuts travel time to half or even less.
Car Rental Davao has everything you are looking for in a car rental agency, ranging from sedans, SUVs, trucks and vans. Aside from that, you are also guaranteed to get 24/7 roadside assistance upon renting a vehicle from us.
For tourists outside Mindanao, we also offer airport pickup free of charge. We also provide excellent and special deals for long-term car rentals.
Complete list of fees and rates of Panas Eco-Cultural Park
Panas Eco-Cultural Park charges a P50.00 entrance fee per person ages 21-59 years old.
There are also cottages scattered around the eco-cultural park. The following are the cottage rental rates:
- Big: P600 for 8 hours, good for 8 persons
- Small: P300 for 8 hours, suitable for 4 persons
Please note that Panas Eco-Cultural Park charges a corkage fee for beverages bought outside the park.
- Big hard liquor: P10 per bottle
- Small hard liquor: P5 per bottle
- Big soft drinks: P10 per bottle
- Small soft drinks: P5 per bottle
How to contact Panas Eco-Cultural Park
Brgy. Carcor, New Corella, Davao del Norte, Philippines
For Globe/TM subscribers: 0953 4217 740
For Smart/TNT subscribers: 0963 9723 919
email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/TourismNewCorella
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