Mt Apo Natural Park

Davao City, Davao del Sur

Mount Apo is a large solfataric, potentially active stratovolcano in the island of Mindanao, Philippines. With an elevation of 2,954 metres (9,692 ft) above sea level, it is the highest mountain in the Philippine Archipelago and is located between Davao City and Davao del Sur province in Region XI and Cotabato province in Region XII. The peak overlooks Davao City 45 kilometres (28 mi) to the north ...

east, Digos City 25 kilometres (16 mi) to the southeast, and Kidapawan City 20 kilometres (12 mi) to the west.

Mount Apo Natural Park News

  • Meet Baby Basti The One-year Old Who Has Reached Mt Apo

    Meet Baby Basti The One-year Old Who Has Reached Mt Apo

    People travel to see the world, to escape their lifes worries, to pursue adventures, to meet new people, or to simply enjoy the scenery. We see a number of people of different ages, from young to old, travel as solo backpackers or as groups of friends or family. But seldom do we see a baby, with his family, not only travel to the beaches, cities, and lakes, but to mountaintops. Enter Sebastian Miguel Sarande, known as Basti to most who has been travelling with his family since he was 4 months old. Born on September 19, 2015, Basti has been enjoying numerous scenic destinations around the Phili ...

  • Come One Come All To The Cultural Village

    We are reinforcing our initial invitation on Tuesday, August 15, for the residents and visitors alike to visit the cultural village in Magsaysay Park. From just a mere suggestion, we are now saying, you must go.

    On Mondays opening ceremonies, August 14, of the Kadayawan sa Dabaw 2017 held at the Magsaysay Park underlined what's in there, and it was magnificent.

    All 11 tribes have outdone themselves in showcasing their indigenous architecture, commodities, crafts, and artifacts. It is one whole different experience that you will not easily have access to outside Kadayawan sa Dabaw.

    Th ...

  • Mt Apo Traverse Climb At 77

    Mt Apo Traverse Climb At 77

    Last March 30 2017, Mr. Tony Olarte, 67, a former guest who did his first climb to Mt. Apo with us last April 2014, made a call asking me to organize a climb for his group of 4 trekkers to do a traverse climb to Mt. Apo.

  • Philippine Eagle Conservation

    The Philippine Raptors Conservation Program (PRCP) was started in 1990 by the Department of Environment & Natural Resources (DENR)-Protected Areas & Wildlife Bureau (PAWB) to help conserve our wildlife particularly the Philippine Eagle, and other raptors. Known Philippine eagle habitats covers the following Regions: 1, 2-CAR, 3, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, and 13-CARAGA where its flagship program, the magnificent Philippine eagle reigns supreme. Other raptors, the likes of which include Brahminy kites, Crested serpent eagles, Philippine hawk eagles, Scops owls, Grass owls, etc., although were not class ...

  • Philippine Eagle Foundation To Strengthen Raptor Conservation In PHL

    The Philippine Eagle Foundation PEF is eyeing to promote raptor conservation to​ boost ecotourism ​in ​the city as they host the 10th Asian Raptor Research and Conservation Network Symposium in October here.

    Education Administrator Rai Kristie Gomez of the Philippine Eagle Foundation told reporters in a press conference held at Habi at Kape, Abreeza Mall here on Wednesday, July 26, they are hopeful to gather researchers, hobbyists, and interested people to do researches about raptors here in the country.

    We want to promote raptor research in the Philippines because not ...

  • Hiking Up Mt Apo Seen As Very Safe

    Mountain hiking enthusiasts can go up Mt. Apo these days without having to worry about their safety.

    It is very safe now after the Department of Tourism opened it for hikers, said PS/SUPT Samuel Gadingan, police provincial director of Davao del Sur.

    He said the trail is in good condition as attested by a group of hikers from Manila and Davao that took the Kapatagan trail to the countrys highest mountain last week.

    The entry point of this trail is at Baranggay Mainit, Digos city and the exit point is at Baranggay Ilomavis , Kidapawan City. The Kapatagan Trail has more of the volcanic e ...