A Day at the Davao Crocodile Park

If you’re killing time in Davao City, south of the Philippines, and would prefer somewhere that isn’t too far from the city center, visiting Davao Crocodile Farm would be an interesting option. This is the city’s answer to a “zoo”. Unlike Puerto Princesa’s Crocodile Farm, this recreational park is home to a variety of animals, it even has a tiger.

It took owner Mr. Philip Dizon 10 years to develop the animal farm into what it is now after it received its city accreditation in 1995. It officially opened in August 2005. Located along the Diversion Road in Ma-a, in a compound called Riverfront Corporate City, the farm functions more like a leisure park than a zoo. The surrounding area has restaurants and shops, as well as a butterfly farm in the vicinity. Read More