Dao-Dao Island

Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur

Dao-Dao Island is located just off the coast from Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur. The island has an area of 1.1057 hectares and is a 7-10 minutes ride by motorboat from the seaport. One can see a magnificent views of a bed of Coral Reefs. This is ideal for swimming and boating.

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  • Travel Guide Pagadian Zamboanga Del Sur

    Travel Guide Pagadian Zamboanga Del Sur

    Mention Pagadian and one thing comes to mind: the iconic inclined tricycle. Tricycles, three-wheeled public form of transportation, can be found all around the Philippines, but the ones here are pretty unique. Designed to adapt to the city's hilly terrain, Pagadian's tricycle is inclined at about 25-40° angle. Sure, it's a unique photo op, but apart from riding the tricycle, little else comes to mind when you mention Pagadian. What else can you do there?

    Originally a stop-over for traders who plied the road between the old Spanish fort-town of Zamboanga on the southwestern tip of the Zambo ...

  • Visit Unpretentious Pagadian City And Dao-Dao Island

    Visit Unpretentious Pagadian City And Dao-Dao Island

    The city of Pagadian is the capital of Zamboanga del Sur province in Mindanao. It is called by some as the "Little Hong Kong of the South", but not because of the skyscrapers and bright lights. In fact, the city is still in its developing stages. Rather, it is similar to Hong Kong because it also has a hilly terrain that plunges into a bay.

    What it may lack in modern infrastructures at present, it makes up for with a laid-back city life and plenty of natural wonders. And perhaps, this is why Pagadian is charming and attractive to adventure seekers, or to those who like to discover places th ...

  • Pagadian City the Little Hong Kong of the South

    Pagadian City the Little Hong Kong of the South

    Did you know that here in the Philippines we have a place called "Little Hong Kong of the South" For people whose bodies and spirits have become weary and sore from the hustle and bustle of city life and work, Pagadian City, nicknamed as "Little Hong Kong of the South," may just be the perfect getaway for you to soothe all those aches and pains while enjoying its vibrant mix of cultures.

    Like the other towns in Zamboanga Del Sur, Pagadian is a slice of paradise that gives much pleasure to its visitors. To get started, here are some of the city's proudest attractions:

    Waterfalls in Pagad ...

  • Travel to Pagadian City Zamboanga Del Sur

    Travel to Pagadian City Zamboanga Del Sur

    Hi! I got promo airfares to Pagadian City for travel next month. I have compiled tourist places below, but I want to know which places have easy access and will be enjoyed by my 3-year old kid. It will be our first time to travel to Mindanao island, so we are quite excited. My wife and kid has no patience on long walks or trek.

    Any tip or suggestion on which places we should see, how we go there, where to eat and stay, where to buy pasalubong, etc. will be appreciated. Thanks in advance!

    •Pagadian Rotonda - located on the upper reaches of Pagadian City overlooking Pagadian Bay, it is a ...

  • Cebu Pacific flight route seen to perk up Pagadian tourism

    Cebu Pacific flight route seen to perk up Pagadian tourism

    More opportunities to enhance tourism and trading activities are expected in Pagadian City in Zamboanga del Sur with the opening of direct Cebu Pacific flights from Cebu.

    Zamboanga del Sur Gov. Aurora Cerilles and Pagadian City Mayor Samuel Co agreed that the reopening of their airport and the recent direct flight from Cebu through Cebu Pacific will help them promote their place as a tourist destination as well as improve the trading activity between Cebu in the Visayas and Zamboanga as a gateway to other Minadanao provinces.

    This will benefit all the businessmen and traders because it w ...