Fun Things to Do in Manila

Here's a bunch of things that you can enjoy in the country's megacity!

By Mathew S. Chan
September 18, 2017

Our Recommended Fun Things to Do in Manila

fun things to do in manila
Metro Manila is the most populated area in the Philippines, and with so many great places in the country to see like Palawan, Baguio, and Boracay, you’d be surprised to know that there are a lot of people who visit this megacity for its throngs of attraction. If you think you’ve tried and done everything there is to do in Metro Manila, read on for some fun things to do in Manila which you can instantly book on’s newly launched tours, transfers, and activities platform.

1. Explore Manila Ocean Park

You don’t have to go far to be able to see some fascinating marine life. Conveniently located at Luneta in Manila and right behind Quirino Grandstand, Manila Ocean Park offers an assortment of fun and educational attractions that everyone will love. From their Oceanarium where you can see hundreds of different creatures to various shows like the Sea Lion Show, All-Star Bird show and other activities including the Sharks and Rays Dry Encounter and Trails to Antartica, you can easily lose a whole day here with the family.

Book Ocean Park's Oceanarium Admission for only P410!

2. Jump at Trampoline Park

Looking for a new and different kind of high-energy activity? Why not try jumping on a trampoline for a couple of hours? At Trampoline Park located in the Greenfield District in Mandaluyong, you can try around 70 different kinds of trampolines. You can live out your dreams of making a slam dunk like Lebron or doing flips and spins in the air like a ninja. It’s also a great exercise and all the more fun if it’s your first time. You can either go for a full hour or two hours, and it’s more fun if you are jumping around with friends and making up new games along the way.

Book a 1-hour Flying Adventure session at Trampoline Park for only P175!

3. Have Dinner at a Manila Bay Cruise

If you are checking out new ideas for a date night, then why not go on a nice romantic cruise? You don’t even have to go far as you can simply book a Manila Bay Cruise in Pasay. It is a one hour and 30-minute cruise along the scenic Manila Bay, and you get to see nice calm waters and bright stars amidst your choice of either buffet or plated dinner. It’s a great alternative from typical dates and you get to experience something new as well.

Book a Manila Bay Cruise with Buffet Dinner for only P632!

4. Reach New Heights at Climb Central Manila

Hiking is a growing trend among people who want to get fit. But if you don’t have the time to actually scale a mountain but would like to experience something similar, then you can head over to Climb Central in the Greenfield District in Mandaluyong. Spend the whole day trying to scale different walls at different difficulties. Ask help from instructors and fellow climbers and have an instant full body work out without having to go far.

Book a Whole Day Pass to Climb Central for only P563.50!

5. Think at Mystery Manila

Group bonding doesn’t have to be the usual and ordinary. If you truly want to have an adventure with your friends and get closer as a group, then why not try solving a mystery together? If you’ve always wanted to be like the Scooby Doo gang, then Mystery Manila has you covered. Test your wits and your friendship where you have to work together to solve a case. With different rooms and different cases to experience, the whole squad can easily spend a half day there trying to figure out the mystery to get out of the room.

Book Mystery Manila's creepy Morbid Morgue game for only P388.80 per person!