6 Places to Wakeboard in the Philippines

by • December 17, 2015 • DestinationsComments (1)26767

Wakeboarding is a new water sport in the Philippines, but it’s increasingly gaining momentum nearly at par with other popular sports like surfing and diving. Wakeboarding requires a high-speed motorboat, a cable system or other mechanism for towing a wakeboarder with such force, enabling him to do stunts including aerial flips and turns. Experience the thrill and fun of wakeboarding in the Philippines – visit any one of these top wakeboarding destinations.

Batangas

Lago de Oro Cable Ski Park – https://www.facebook.com/lagodeoro

Address: Bo. Balibago, Calatagan, 4215 Batangas

Phone: (43) 2132006, (63) 9175042685

Lago de Oro is the first cable wake park in the Philippines, featuring a hotel and several restaurants for a more enjoyable and relaxing stay. The park, facing the West Philippine Sea, is a good two-hour drive from Manila. Other amenities in the park include adult and children swimming pools, playground, water sport equipment rental, golf, board games, and fishing.

Photo by: Arturo Donate of Flickr.com/Creative Commons

Photo by: Arturo Donate of Flickr.com/Creative Commons

Camarines Sur

CamSur Watersports Complex – http://cwcwake.com/

Address: Provincial Capitol Complex Cadlan, Pili, Camarines Sur, Philippines

Phone: (54) 4773344, (54) 4773349

Hours: 10am-7pm (Monday), 8:30am-7pm (Tuesday-Thursday), 8:30-9pm (Friday-Sunday)

This complex made Camarines Sur the wakeboarding capital of the Philippines. It hosted the 2009 WWA Ultimate Wakeboard Championships. It provides overnight accommodations as well as various amenities like bar and restaurant, day cottages, swimming pool, and skate park. It offers affordable unlimited cable wakeboarding memberships starting at P5,000 for two-week membership.

Laguna

Republ1c Wakepark – http://republ1cwakepark.com/

Address: West Diversity Boulevard Nuvali, Calamba, 4027 Laguna

Phone: (02) 8640402

Hours: 8:30am-5:30pm (Monday-Thursday); 8:30am-10pm (Friday-Sunday)

Republ1c Wakepark offers wakeboarding with cables not boats. Wake boarders may engage in the sports for as short as one hour to as long as a few months of wakeboarding. The wake park caters to people with varying levels of wakeboarding expertise and provides affordable accommodation at P700 per person per night. The park features an artificial lake with different wakeboarding obstacles including a flat bar, roof top, skatebox, and rollercoaster.

Photo by: Jason Ippolito of Flickr.com/Creative Commons

Photo by: Jason Ippolito of Flickr.com/Creative Commons

Davao

DECA Wakeboard Park – http://www.decawakeboardpark.com/

Address: Tacunan, Mintal, Davao City

Hours: 9:30am-5:30pm (Friday-Sunday), 1:30pm-5:30pm (Tuesday-Thursday)

DECA Wakeboard Park in Davao is dubbed as the largest wakeboarding park in Southeast Asia. It is the latest water sport destination in southern Philippines, located within the city center close to shops, restaurants, hotels and other establishments. The park itself has a shop, dormitory and restaurant to cater the needs of guests. It is just a 30-minute drive away from Davao City International Airport.

Pampangga

Clark Wakeboard Park – http://www.clarkwakeboard.com/

Address: Brgy Margot, Angeles City, Pampanga

Phone: (63) 9053301013, (63) 9184598488

Hours: 9:30am-5:30 (Daily)

Clark Wakeboard Park is the sister park of DECA Wakeboard Park Davao. It features different ramps and obstacles much to the enjoyment of both beginners and expert wake boarders alike. Guests may stay at one of the residences, hotels and villas within the park. There’s also a secure DECA Homes housing facility available for those who want to have a permanent residence near the park.

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Image source: pixabay.com/CC

Cebu

Cebu Wake Park – http://cebuwakepark.com/

Address: Papa Kits, Silot Bay, Liloan 6002 Cebu City

Phone: (63) 9438163246

Hours: 9am-5pm (Weekdays), 8am-5pm (Weekends)

This is the first wake park in Cebu City, offering a complete range of wakeboarding activities and experienced coaches. Its cable wakeboarding facility is powered by a two-tower system fully equipped to teach first time wake boarders.

Wherever you may be in the country – Luzon, Visayas or Mindanao – be sure to drop by any of these six wakeboard destinations for some of that extreme surface water fun.

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One Response to 6 Places to Wakeboard in the Philippines

  1. Joe says:

    Pradera Verde, Lubao, Pampanga !!

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