TOP PLACES TO VISIT IF YOU ARE IN SUBIC
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For much of the landlocked neighboring provinces of Zambales, Subic is a haven for beaches and seawaters and is something it had harbored due to its location in relation to the sea.
But while it does harbor these elements to make an exciting locale for visit, Subic—that is the former American base—is more than just its seawater activities and resorts, it is also so much more.
Here are a few reasons to consider going into if ever you dropped by in Subic:
- Zoobic Safari
It is not every day that you get to see real exotic animals wondering around to fascinate yourself with some of nature’s unexplained wonder. But if seeing rare animals first-hand or taking real-life pictures of them is your thing, then visiting Zoobic Safari is a must. Just do not forget to bring your own camera.
- Ocean Adventure
Considered a mimic of SeaWorld in the United States, Ocean Adventure is a place to be if you like viewing trained animals do stunning stunts you never thought possible for aquatic species. If you have not seen a genuine dolphin before, this place is definitely a good start for it.
- Jungle Environmental Survival Training (JEST) Camp
Who says going on a vacation and a boot camp is not possible at the same time? If you are at SBMA’s Jungle Environmental Survival Training Camp, it definitely is possible if you could plan beforehand.
As its name implies, this encampment will teach you everything you would need to know about surviving the hostile condition of the jungle should you ever be placed in such predicament.
Should you choose to undergo the program, what you will go through is an array of practical techniques as learned from the experiences of the US military back in the verdant jungles of Vietnam.
- Tree Top Adventure Park
To those who have serious fear of heights, beware. This place might not be suitable for you.
But for those who are thrilled in the idea of zipping across a rather vast landscape of the Subic Rainforest at high elevation like Superman, then this place is the perfect destination for such pleasure.
- Le-man’s Go-Karts Subic
Ever dreamed of riding a kart across a track just to feel what the fuss is about? At Le-man’s Go-Karts Subic, it is definitely possible so long as you are in the appropriate age to drive.
- The Subic Yacht Club
Although it does take an affluent or rich individual to ride on their own yacht, at The Subic Yacht Club, you can feel like a millionaire by being in one for just a few hours. But apart from actually getting the privilege to get aboard a yacht, there are other services and accommodations you could choose from to complement the overall experience of being on board.
- Subic Bay Parasailing
While the seawater and beaches around the SBMA may pale in comparison to other tourist destinations in the country involving the sea, there is nonetheless some fun to be made in it. Chief among them is the ability to parasail at your leisure around Subic Bay.