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Sleeping Dinosaur Island

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Time to Revisit the Sleeping Dino!

It's been a long time since I last visited the place, and apparently this Dino is still sleeping... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2018
JakiTravels
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Davao City, Philippines
Surreal

a beautiful creation that you won't believe unless you see it with your own eyes. You should bring... read more

Reviewed April 19, 2018
laureleneygulapa
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Quezon City, Philippines
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Barangay Dawan, Mati, Mindanao, Philippines
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Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

The place is easy to trek. If i were to rate the level of difficulty of the trail from 1-10 then it would be 6. People in the area are nice and helpful.

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Reviewed June 21, 2018

It's been a long time since I last visited the place, and apparently this Dino is still sleeping! Well, kidding aside, you should drop by and take a pic of this wonderful view. I think what excites me the most is the rush of parking...More

Thank JakiTravels
Reviewed April 19, 2018

a beautiful creation that you won't believe unless you see it with your own eyes. You should bring your cameras and take a photo while you're here.

Thank laureleneygulapa
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here on our way to Mati to enjoy the view and take some photos. The sleeping dinosaur is really cool! It didn’t take much imagination to see it. There was quite a bit of garbage thrown around. Which seems to be the norm...More

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Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

The famous "Sleeping Dinosaur" is a spectacular view along the long and winding road in going to Mati, Davao Oriental. The "Sleeping Dinosaur" is an island shaped like a sleeping dinosaur surrounded by the sea. There are several decks along the road that provide the...More

Thank Grace B
Reviewed June 1, 2017

It was quite a long trip from Davao City thru a van that I reached Mati. Nevertheless, I was gratified with a fantastic view of nature with a peninsula that looked like a sleeping dinosaur protruding to the scenic sea. Nice to linger to appreciate...More

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Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

The view just on top of Barangay Badas offers a clear view of sleeping Dinasaur Island. But if you have plans to visit the main island you just need to spend like an extra 500. But taking a pics far from the island is already...More

Thank Jessie G
Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

Its always been a pleasure to witness the beauty of mother natures creations. The sleeping dinosaur land form was a beauty and the main attraction here its very visible along the road going to Mati.

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Reviewed January 7, 2017

It was just like an animal sleeping. or a dinosaur for that figure below. Great view overall. Nice to have stopped for longer period to breath the fresh air and see this beautiful view. We did stop again when we came back but the weather...More

Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed December 22, 2016

To get to view the Sleeping Dinosaur island I suggest leaving Davao City early in the morning so you can see the island while it's not too hot outside as you would have to stop at a view point to see the island from above....More

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October 22, 2017|
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Response from JTMFraginal | Reviewed this property |
All buses from Davao to Mati, vice versa, passes thru this attraction and just inform the driver to drop you at the peak for a magnificent view of the dinosaur.
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Chime C
April 12, 2017|
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Response from Kris E | Reviewed this property |
Any transpo will do but if you have it, itll be much better your safety and convenience.
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June 1, 2016|
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Response from AlyannaReinhardt | Reviewed this property |
We used a Toyota Hilux to go there, normally we'd travel with full tank. But for an estimation of how many liters you'll need, let's say for 158km of a distance 26 liters will do, still would depend with the vehicle you'll... More
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