Wednesday, August 31, 2011

In Focus: NPC Nature’s Park



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NPC Nature's Park - Agus 6 & 7 Complex
"Where you experience leisure with nature"


NPC Nature’s Park is located within an eight-hectare area inside the Agus 6 & 7 Hydroelectric Power Plant Complex in Fuentes, Maria Cristina. The first such facility of NPC in the Mindanao region. The NPC Nature's Park is envisioned to have a wide variety of attractions.


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GroudBreakingCeremenyIt broke ground on September 22, 2006.

NPC said the project will enhance the tourism potential of the Maria Cristina Falls and will raise public awareness on NPC’s hydro power operations. At the same time, the park is designed to protect and preserve the environment, while providing livelihood and business opportunities for the host-communities living near the Agus complex.


 

The NPC Nature’s Park construction in three phases:

Phase I  features an orchidarium; a durian/rambutan/lanzones orchard; natural waterfalls; a bat park; a crocodile farm; a grotto in honor of Our Lady of Lourdes; a wishing well; and viewing decks along the banks of the Agus River .

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Phase II, calls for the construction of an aviary; a mini-zoo; a trekking site; a hanging bridge; cottages and sheds, and a children’s park.

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Phase III involves the construction and development of special areas for kayak rides and white-water rafting; a site for rock and wall climbing; fishing grounds; cable car stations with viewing decks.

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The P22-million facility opened to the public last July 9, 2010, which boasts such attractions as a zip line, ostriches, pythons, a bat park and butterfly garden, a lagoon, waterfalls, a viewing deck and wall climbing. It is expected to bring in additional revenues, thus allowing NPC to recover the project cost.

 

Visitors are asked to fill-up a form, an identification card, and charged an entrance fee of P30 for adults and P20.00 for children and Senior Citizens plus P10 for the shuttle ride. Use of the zip line is P200 per person.

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The management intends to sustain the park’s operation through minimal fees.

[*]The fares/ and other rates indicated above are based on current fares and may therefore change depending on approved rates.

For inquiries you may contact NPC Nature's Park, Iligan City at (063)221-3988, 221-9032 or 221-9033 or the City Tourism Office at Bahay Salakot, Buhanginan Hills, Pala-o, Iligan City (063) 221 3426.


What they say about NPC Nature’s Park:

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Of course, a trip to NPC Nature's Park is not complete if you don't make it to the top of the viewing deck to see the magnificent waterfall.

by LaiMarie | PinayTravelista
http://www.pinaytravelista.com/2011/05/national-power-corporation-natures-park.html


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  NPC Nature's Park is now a family destination everyone can truly enjoy.


by lovettejam | Traveljams
http://www.traveljams.com/2011/08/tourism-triangle-npc-natures-park-part.html


imageWell my excitement while doing it is quiet hard to describe, well I guess a bunch of pictures will help me explain how it felt then.

by Xy-Za | Purpleslipperz
http://www.purpleslipperz.com/2011/08/npc-adventure-park-overview.html

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