Monfort Bat Sanctuary in Davao del Norte, Davao Region, Philippines - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

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Monfort Bat Sanctuary

Circumferencial Rd, Babak, Island Garden City of Samal, Davao del Norte, Philippines

Bird Sanctuaries

About Monfort Bat Sanctuary

The Monfort Bat Sanctuary is home to 1.8 million Geoffroy’s Rosette fruit bats  – the largest known colony of the species in the world. The bats all live in a single cave – guests aren’t allowed to enter, but they can peer over bamboo railings into any of five openings where the seething masses of sleeping fruit bats can be seen coating the cave walls. it was one of the beautiful attractions in this area.


Attractions near Monfort Bat Sanctuary

Long Hua Temple11.06km from Monfort Bat Sanctuary

Lon Wa Buddhist Temple is one of the biggest temples in the Philippines and probably the biggest in Mindanao. Renowned for its intricate architecture and interiors, this shrine is definitely one of the must-visit attractions in Davao City. A short stopover to this shrine is a worthwhile experience especially for those who are interested in the teachings of Buddhism or for those who simply want to marvel at the temple’s architecture and interiors.

People’s Park Davao13.94km from Monfort Bat Sanctuary

People's Park is a cultural theme park located at the center of Davao City. It is the brainchild of the then-mayor of Davao City, Rodrigo Duterte. The old park has transformed into a clean and beautiful park adorned with tropical rainforest trees, large sculptures, interactive fountains, ponds and waterfalls, a durian dome, a shady and open plaza, and a statue of a gigantic Philippine eagle, and is frequented by locals, visitors, and foreign tourists.

Apo–Talomo Mountain range41.34km from Monfort Bat Sanctuary

A beautiful mountainn range which was located in the heart of Davao city. It is one of the top 15 highest mountain in the Philippines. It is one of the highest trekking destination in this area and a lot of tourist visits this place every year.

Lake Venado49.93km from Monfort Bat Sanctuary

Lake Venado is an endorheic lake located at the foot of Mount Apo in the province of North Cotabato, Mindanao, Philippines. It is the second-highest lake in the country. The vicinity of the lake is a popular camping site for mountaineers en route to and coming down from the peak of Mount Apo, the Philippines' highest mountain.

Mount Apo50.49km from Monfort Bat Sanctuary

Mount Apo is the highest mountain that makes the grandfather of all the Philippines mountains and it is an 8.9 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Santa Cruz, Davao del Sur, the Philippines that features beautiful wildflowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and backpacking and is accessible year-round.

Epol Falls59.55km from Monfort Bat Sanctuary

One of the beautiful waterfalls in the heart of Davao city. The main falls is around 20 feet high. Its mountain cool, gentle cascades curtain down the limy rock. Locals say the falls are a 5-series cascade.  It is one of the natural tourist attractions of the mountainous area and it has bamboo huts that provide shade and a place to prepare foods.

Where is Monfort Bat Sanctuary

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Davao del Norte is the country's leading producer of bananas hence it is also called "the banana capital of the Philippines." It features many beautiful beaches on its Samal island.