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1) In Bohol, kids will enjoy getting up close and personal with the world’s smallest primate, the cute tarsier.

2) Bohol’s amazing Chocolate Hills are uniformly-shaped coral and limestone hills which turn brown during the dry season.

3) The main attraction of the Manila Ocean Park oceanarium is a walk through 25-metre long tunnel showcasing a large variety of rays and sharks.

Taal Volcano is the world’s smallest volcano and is located in a lake within a volcano

4) Taal Volcano is the world’s smallest volcano and is located in a lake within a volcano. Kids will enjoy the 45-minute ride on a wooden boat to the volcano.

5) Intramuros walled city of Manila is one of Asia’s oldest walled cities - part of its moat has been turned into the pretty Puerta Real Gardens with a real drawbridge.

6) At Villa Escudero plantation and resort, tour a working coconut plantation in a buffalo-drawn cart, view the estate museum and have lunch at tables set within water so diners can cool their feet.

7) Baguio City offers a unique blend of American and local culture. In Burnham Park enjoy rowing boats in the lake, and there’s a playground and skating rink.

8 ) Take part in barrio fiesta (village feast). Try delicious local dishes and traditional folk dancing.

9) Local boat operators take families out to Hundred Islands National Park with great beaches for swimming and picnics.

10) The oldest city in the country, Cebu offers great bargains at its malls and white sandy beaches ideal for snorkelling and swimming.

 
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