- ABOUT THE SPOT
Kayaking in Uguiaban Bridge, Cagayan de Oro River, Northern Mindanao The Philippines
At Cagayan River, White Water Kayaking tends to be the most breathtaking activity. So, if you are interested in enjoying this sport, Cagayan River is the place to be. Cagayan River has been promoted by the Department of Tourism as a unique place for getting in touch with white water kayaking.
The mouth of the river is located in Cagayan de Oro City and discharges its load to the Macajalar. You start this magic trip from the famous Uguiaban Bridge, you follow a 16 km / 9.94 mi stretch. In this 16 km / 9.94 mi stretch, you have to fight with 21 rapids, which will definitely make your activity more challenging. Uguiaban bridge connects Cagayan de Oro and Talakag. The first rapid is Kalawa-ing, with a sudden drop from boulders. Uguiaban is considered to be as one of the major rapids in the Uguiaban to Aura. So, don’t miss this experience!
While you perform your activity, you also find some places where you can go more slowly and admire the natural beauty of this spot. If you are one of those who need something more adventurous, you can just try jumping from a huge boulder that you will come across. Being so famous for white water activities, the spot has an array of schools, with professional instructors and state of the art equipment.
So, when it comes to White Water Kayaking, the first place that should crosses one’s mind is the well-known Cagayan River.