If you’re broke or busy AF yet still want to have some summer fun, there are a lot of amazing things to do around the Metro—without spending much and going far! If you’re feeling adventurous, nostalgic, or just want to have a unique experience with your loved one, these activities will certainly hit the spot. Here's a handy list to help you make the most out of Manila’s awesome offerings.
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If you miss playing in a pool filled with balls (yes, it doesn't conjure the most tasteful of images) when you were younger, then you really should pay Ball Pit Manila a visit. The place is the first and biggest adult ball pit in the country, featuring 80,000 balls to play with. Drown your stress away and feel like a child again as you jump and roll over thousands of balls with your honey! Entrance is good for 1-hour of play, plus 1 free drink.
Budget: Only P299 per person if you book online. Normal rate is P325 per person.
Address: 101 Urban Ave., Makati City
Contact Details: 09953832603 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Definitely not for the faint of heart, Flying Trapeze Philippines is a must-try if you and your loved one are both adrenaline junkies. Let your worries drift away as you fly 32 feet in the air, right in the heart of BGC. Don’t worry, professionals will be present to guide you as you perform gravity-defying acts.
Budget: P1,000 per person
Address: Federacion Drive corner 9th Ave. Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City
Contact Details: 09172420331 / email@example.com
Filled with trampolines of different sizes, it's the best venue to live out your parkour fantasies!
Budget: P320 to P350 per person (good for 1 hour); purchase of grip socks for P100 is required
Address: The Portal, Mayflower Street, Greenfield District, Mandaluyong City
Contact Details: 09054533879 / firstname.lastname@example.org
4) Jump Yard
Dubbed as the biggest trampoline park in the Philippines, Jump Yard offers various activities such as the following: dodge ball, cage ball, slam dunk basketball, open jump trampoline, a foam pit, wall climbing, a balance beam, and more. Our suggestion: Impress her by showing off your jumping and shooting skills! Just try not to hurt yourself, old man.
Budget: P250 per person (good for 1 hour; Mondays to Thursdays, except holidays); P350 per person (good for 1 hour; Fridays to Sundays, including holidays)
Address: Frontera Verde Complex Ortigas Ave. cor. C5, Pasig City
Contact Details: 09156182183 / 09084720031 / JumpyardPH@gmail.com
Unleash your inner Legolas through Arrowland by Gandiva Archery Range! Arrowland makes it possible for archery amateurs to try the sport in an enjoyable way. The place has 10 lanes with a 10 meter distance. They provide barebows for first time customers so you can channel your inner Robin Hood.
Budget: P250 per person (25 arrows)
Address: 5th Floor, SM Megamall, Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong City
Contact Details: 09178772425
Perfect for mystery lovers, Breakout Philippines lets you live out different scenarios filled with unexpected twists and turns that you have to solve in 45 minutes. Each themed room has various challenging puzzles. You'll need to use your power of deduction to study the environment, gather clues, information, and tools in order to escape. For maximum enjoyment, bring the whole barkada!
Budget: P300 to P600 per person (depending on number of pax)
Address: Choose from the following branches: Serendra BGC Branch, Paragon Plaza Building Branch, Katipunan Branch, and SM North EDSA Branch
Contact Details: 09272571602 / 0928-8214531 / email@example.com
If you like movie-themed, creepy games, better try Mystery Manila’s macabre rooms. In Mystery Manila, you're transported to a scary reality where, depending on the horror film-based mystery you've chosen, you have 60 minutes to solve the puzzle before meeting certain death. Just kidding.
Budget: P400 to P550 per person (depending on number of pax)
Address: Choose from the following branches: Century City Mall, Jupiter Makati City, Ayala Malls The 30th, and Libis Quezon City
Contact Details: 09178206469 (Century City Mall) / 09175594010 (Jupiter Makati City) / 09178232155 (Ayala Malls The 30th) / 09175820808 (Libis Quezon City)
Fulfill your Naruto dreams by spending a day at Ninja Academy! Ninja Academy is the first indoor parkour facility in Manila, which was established by members of PPFA, Philippine Parkour Freerunning Association. Learn how to run, jump, climb, roll, swing, and parkour properly, with their ninjas, err, experts that are there to guide you. Their obstacle course will surely get your blood pumping and body moving. So if you’re date is a fitness enthusiast, we highly recommend bringing her here!
Budget: P350 per person (good for 3 hours);
Address: #155 Dr. Sixto Antonio Avenue, Pasig City
Contact Details: 09175658945