There are some unusual attractions placed in and around Olongapo, ranging from historical monuments to the special Bat Kingdom. The zoo and its butterfly garden are famous locations to visit, as are the Rizal parks and City’s Friendship. For those interested in diving and other water sports, the little trip out to the Enhanced Castle makes for a best daytrip.
Attractions in Olongapo:
An amazing location to enjoy a walk with beautiful scenes in Olongapo would be in the Butterfly garden. A best stop to all that walking and an amazing spot for picnic would be at the Camachile Park where you can enjoy a best time under the shade of Camachile trees. This is one the many peaceful scenes in Olongapo.
Rizal Park is Olongapo city oldest park. It is also the place of various programs, public gathering, and best location enjoy the chill breeze and stretch your legs under the shade of Olongapos trees.
The Subic Naval Base
The Subic Naval Base was once the biggest support based maintained by the United States Navy in the Pacific. It was established in 1898 and was occupied by the Japanese during World War 2 when city was attacked.
Hill 394 is the most famous peak in the Subic place. It provides an amazing view of the Subic Bay and the amazing Mount Natib. It is a superb place for a hike.
The Subic Bay
The Subic Bay area is a beautiful escape from the busy city life in Manila. Placed northwest of Manila, it is surrounded by the Olongapo city and town of Subic. Olongapo is a best retreat when you are in the Subic Bay area. You can select from the many remarkable accommodations. Olongapo is also house to a host of superb recreational activities and charming scenes any nature-lover will enjoy.
Bat Kingdom is house to more than 10,000 fruit bats, the smallest of the native bats to the Philippines. This is the biggest protected forest reserve of its type in the globe. On Bat Highway you will have the chance to view 1000s of bats in flight as they fly along this narrow strip at sunset.
World peace memorial
The dove that welcomes visitors at the entry point to Olongapo Philippines stands as a sign of peace, in memory of those who died during the Zigzag Pass battle, one of the most dangerous and longest battles during World War 2.
Bordering to the central gage of the Subic Bay Freeport, this narrow, long park spreads along the Perimeter Road. A little kid’s park lies at the Northern area. The city Bremerton sisterhood Marker, symbolizing the sister city link between Bremerton city and Olongapo city can also be found here.
Subic Bay lighthouse
A best view ideal for image taking, this old lighthouse is found next to the National highway moving to the North. It ignores the Subic Bay place.
Cubi point zoo
Placed at the upper MAU camp, this little zoo works also as an environmental education center. At the zoo you can view monkeys, eagles, python and some little turtles, snakes and wild pigs. Staff experts at the centre facilitate workshops on jungle survival expertise. Also at the complex is the Butterfly Garden, which was made by rigging netting high in the trees to form an area for 1000s of butterflies. Most of the native species are showed in this extremely habitat. You can love the flowering plants and beautifully-landscaped grounds as you walk along the rocky paths and over the bridges that span the little streams here.
The most perfect means for getting around Olongapo city and Subic Bay is by taxi. Most taxi services are affordable and metered; anyway, drives may try to reject using the meter.