Best Things To Do in Bataan, Philippines

Have you ever visited a new place and felt ‘wow’ about it? For many visitors, it happens at Bataan.

Bataan may not be as popular as other cities in Philippines, but don’t let that fool you. Bataan is a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. You will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination.

You might wish to revisit it someday again, to take a break and relax at Bataan.

If you have plans to visit Philippines and are not sure if Bataan should be included in your itinerary, keep reading. In this list, we have put together some of the things to do in Bataan and around. We have a hunch that if you include this city in your travel plans, you will be thrilled you did so.

Tourist Attractions in Bataan

Here is the list of things to do in Bataan and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Surrender Site Marker Image


    Address: Balanga City, Luzon, Philippines

    Located inside Balanga Elementary School Grounds, the Surrender Site Marker is the site where Major Gen. King and his party surrendered to the Japanese under a mango tree here on April 9, 1942. Today a popular tourist destination, this place is a must visit.
  2. Inflatable Island

    Water Park

    Address: Olongapo - Bugallon Rd, Olongapo, Zambales, Philippines

    Situated off the Subic Bay, the Inflatable Island is a beachside waterpark complete with inflatable slides, towers & bridges, and a beach lounge. Located right off the beach, this place a lot to do. Often called the Biggest Floating Playground in Asia, attractions at the Inflatable Island include Sunbathe Lounge, Jungle Bars, Slippery Slope,...Read more
  3. Tree Top Adventure Subic Image

    Entertainment, Adventure, Adults

    Address: Aparri Rd, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Bataan, Philippines

    The Tree Top Adventure Subic is an adventure theme park located just outside of Bataan. Offering its visitors a variety of outdoor activities like zip lining, trekking, wall climbing and more, this place is a must-visit for adventure seekers. Their unique jungle theme is quite exciting. A few of the signature rides and attractions at the Tree To...Read more
  4. All Hands Beach


    Address: Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Philippines

    Situated off the coast of the Subic Bay, the All Hands Beach is a popular beach with a ton of attractions and facilities to enjoy. The name of the beach comes from the Navy term '' all hands on deck" since this was the site of US Naval Station in 1956. Located about 60 kilometres from Bataan, you can visit the All Hands Beach to enjoy its range ...Read more
  5. Philippine-japanese Friendship Tower


    Address: Gov. J.J. Linao National Road, Bayan ng Bagac, Bataan, Philippines

    The Japan-Philippines Friendship Tower is a historical landmark located in Bagac in Bataan. After years of strife and savagery during World War 2, the Philippines surrendered to Japan to establish friendly ties and in 1975 the Philippine-Japanese Friendship Tower in Bagac was inaugurated. A significant part of the Philippines history, this is on...Read more
  6. Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar


    Address: Bagac, 2107 Bataan, Philippines

    Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar is a beautiful open-air museum and a heritage collection in the city of Bataan in the Philippines. A fine showcase of Filipino heritage, this museum is a must visit and one of the top tourist destinations in Bataan. Established in 2010, the facility also has a beautiful hotel that you can stay at. The many art piece...Read more
  7. Pawikan Conservation Center

    Conservation Centre

    Address: Morong, Bataan, Philippines

    The Pawikan Conservation Center is a nature preserve located off the Subic Bay, about one and a half hour’s drive from Bataan. This centre is a government-administered centre that works towards protection of marine turtles. Over the years, poaching problems, natural predation, illegal trade, harsh fishing conditions, and climate change hav...Read more
  8. Magaul Bird Park

    Wildlife Park

    Address: Ilanin Forest East, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Bataan, Philippines

    The Magaul Bird Park is located 57 kilomteres from Bataan. A great place to interact and feed the animals, this park is home to the first and only half a thousand birds show in the world. Activities at the Magaul Bird Park include life-sized angry birds, bird shows, goliath swing, aerial adventure walk, brunch with the birds, kiddie rappelling, ...Read more
  9. Tarak Ridge Image

    View Point, Hiking Trail, Adults

    Address: Malaya, Freeport Area of Bataan, Mariveles, Bataan, Philippines

    The Tarak Ridge along with Tarak Peak is a popular hiking trail that is located in the western side of Mt. Mariveles. Hiking up this peak offers lovely views of the Manila Bay and its islands. This trail is very popular as a day hike and is overall easy.