Thursday, March 04, 2010
Bohol: E.A.T. Danao's Plunge, the only canyon swing in the Philippines!
I survived the E.A.T. Danao Plunge! Talk about wild rides! E.A.T. Danao or the Danao Adventure Park has the only canyon swing in the Philippines. And it's called the Plunge. It's can be considered the main attraction of the Danao Adventure Park.
After the visit to Kamira Cave in the morning, and a sumptuous buffet lunch (they have weekend buffets at Php250/head), we proceeded back to the cliff for even more activities. I had a second shot at the Suislide, the highest zipline in the country at 200 meters.
Then it was a challenging 60-meter rappel down the cliff. Don't worry about how to get up again since they have a motorized rope which hauls you back to the top. My arm accidentally hit the metal figure eight descender which gets really hot as you go down. So I had to contend with a minor burn. Others in the group hit the ropes which caused bigger burn marks in the stomach area, arms or neck. So you really have to be composed when rapelling down the cliff.
The most thrilling activity in the Danao Adventure Park is the canyon swing which is called the Plunge. It's a 50-meter free fall from the top of the 200-meter high cliff. Then as you hit the end of the rope, you'll be swinging over the canyon for about 5 minutes until they are able to haul you back up again. I most definitely enjoyed the experience. Thank you E.A.T Danao for one hell of a ride!
Danao Adventure Park
Booking Office: Ma. Wiena Saguid (0921)7594403 / (0917) 3021700
Tourism Office: Ana Loinda Saluan (0917) 3021701 / (038) 5100033
Suislide (zipline) - Php350/head
60m rappel (minimum of 5 pax) - Php600/head
Plunge (canyon swing) - Php700/head
...more activities in the first post
Jose L. Gonzaga Farmers Foundation, Inc.
Ian Gonzaga (0917) 3252426
Php300/person per night
They also arrange airport and ferry terminal transfers to Danao and meals. Ask about their custom-made tour packages. And I highly-recommend that you have them arrange your visit to Danao.