If you’re scheduled to travel in Northern Mindanao, to escape the burning heat of summer in the Metro, check this newest water park in Opol, Misamis Oriental called Seven Seas Waterpark & Resort. It is 35 minutes away from Laguindingan Airport and 20 minutes from Cagayan De Oro.
The park opens last October 27, 2017 after its owner realize that Northern Mindanao needs some attractions to have fun for family, its builder Engr. Elpidio Paras from Davao City started a cable company in CDO, is a well-travelled person and got the idea of putting up a adventure park since he find Cagayan De Oro quite boring at first, he first built Dahilayan Adventure Park in Bukidnon and this Seven Seas follow as tribute to his seven children with pirates theme as a support to his advocacy of having a family oriented business.
Seven Seas have 8 adults extreme water rides and 2 rides for kids, this 6 hectares park usually open at 10 in the morning and closes at 6 in the afternoon in a daily basis, they are very strict with height and age requirements for their different rides, age limit is at least 8 years old up, 40 kilos the minimum and 113 kilogram for the maximum, height should be at least 4 feet tall. If you don’t fall in any of their requirements, you can still enter the parks and enjoy only swimming in their pools.
Dress code is strictly implemented for swimmers, you should be wearing a swim wear such as rush guards and wet suits, of course bikini and trunks are allowed, they have lockers that you can rent to keep your belonging. Lifeguards and security can be spotted everywhere for security purposes.
They don’t allow foods and drinks from outside, they have food hub in every corner that serve different meals, their Capt. Oliver’s Café serve lunch and snacks as cheap as P200 per persons, but if you’re in a budget limit, you can try those food stalls in some corner that offer complete set meals as low as P100, according to our guide they serve good friend chicken that many of their customers prefers to order every time they are in Seven Seas.
We all know how crowded water parks especially on weekends and holidays, Seven Seas is on a first come first serve basis only, if they reach a minimum of 3,000 guest in any time of the day, they automatically close it so their guest can enjoy the park in many ways.
Please take note that they don’t allow alcohol drinking, gambling, spitting and smoking inside the park, Cabanas and cottages is also for rent from P900 to P700 and P600. They have function hall as well for any private events.
Entrance fee for Adults is P799 on weekdays and P999 for weekends, Kids is at P499 for weekdays and P599 on weekends, Senior Citizen discount is also honored in this place. The place is not in the usual route for commuters, however you can hire a Motorilla (Tricycle) for specific commutes in a bus terminal drop off, however renting a van is more convenient, you can contact this mobile nos. +63.917.677.7678 for proper tour packages including Dahilayan Adventure Park.
Seven Seas Waterpark & Resort, the Philippines largest Pirate themed Waterpark is Department of Tourism accredited, you may check their website www.sevenseaswaterparkresort.com or in Facebook, Twitter @SevenSeas_ph or Instagram @SevenSeasWaterpark email at firstname.lastname@example.org . Actual address is at Barra, Opol MIsamis Oriental, Philippines.
Our visit in Seven Seas is made possible by Tourism Promotion Board of the Department of Tourism.