Project Watch | Seven Seas Waterpark & Resort Set To Complete in 2017
The region’s largest amusement park operator has started work on one of the largest scale waterpark in Mindanao. It is said to put Northern Mindanao in the global tourism map. Dubbed the “Seven Seas Waterpark & Resort,” the 5-hectare complex in Barangay Barra, Opol, Misamis Oriental will definitely put Region X in the bucket list of adventure tourists all over the world once it is completed.
Photo by Engr. Elpie Paras
This world-class theme park’s major attractions includes:
- 2,500 square meter (sq.m.) Water Combo Wave Pool
- 1,000 sq.m. Aqua Playhouse Pool
- 1,100 sq.m. “Slow River Ride”
- 12 meter high Water Slide Towers and Splash Pools
- 1,200 sq.m. Events Tent
- 300 sq.m. Children’s Pool
The latest venture is just the latest in a growing list of adventure tourism destinations and firms pioneered by the group: Dahilayan Adventure Park, home to Asia’s longest dual zipline and a plethora of other unique rides, and Paras Beach Resort in nearby Camiguin island, which offers scuba diving, snorkeling, banana boat and jet skiing.
Although it is primarily aimed at the local market, Seven Seas Waterpark & Resort is set to attract more than just the locals in Northern Mindanao but also tourist from all over the country and even the world. Boasting global standard destinations, Seven Seas has the potential to become a major player in the Asian amusement water park industry.