Clark, Pampanga is one of the most famous picks when it comes to a quick weekend getaway. Apart from the fact that it is accessible, the destination offers many recreational centers and entertainment hubs for visitors.
In this blog, we list down all the must-visit attractions of Clark, Pampanga. Fair warning, though, a weekend isn’t enough to complete all these exciting activities. (But at least you now have the perfect excuse to keep coming back to Pampanga, right? *wink*)
What’s inside this blog?
- Must-visit Places in Clark, Pampanga
- Where to stay in Clark, Pampanga
- Frequently Asked Questions About Clark, Pampanga
Must-visit Places in Clark, Pampanga
1. Aqua Planet
Sitting on a whopping 10-hectare property, Aqua Planet is the latest water park in Clark, Pampanga. The theme park isn’t for the faint-hearted, though, as it offers a variety of attractions including roller coaster water slides (we’re talking 100-meters, 360-degree-loop slides!) and simulated deep wave pools. So if you want to have endless fun with the barkada, this place is definitely a must-visit!
Address: Clark Freeport Zone, Mabalacat, Pampanga, Philippines
Opening hours: 10 AM to 4 PM Daily
Kids (below 4 ft): P780
Weekends and Holidays:
Kids (below 4 ft): P980
2. El Kabayo Riding Stables
For a truly memorable weekend getaway, head to El Kabayo Riding Stables. There you’ll see plenty of beautiful, well-trained, friendly horses. Experience a guided ride through the forest to El Kabayo Falls, or take up riding lessons. You can even book the place for a special event or photoshoot! If you want to simply relax and hang out with the horses, you’re more than welcome to do so.
Address: 1411, El Kabayo Road, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Olongapo City, 2209
Opening hours: 8 AM – 5 PM daily
Admission Fee: Free. Horse ride could range from P850 – P1450, depending on time
3. Clark Safari and Adventure Park
One of the most visited attractions in Clark, Pampanga is Clark Safari and Adventure. The zoo has been charming Filipino families for many years now so this definitely deserves a place in our list! Go on an exciting and educational trip where you can witness exotic animals including jaguars, hyenas, and bears!
Address: 67 Jose Abad Santos Ave, Clark Freeport, Mabalacat, Pampanga
Opening hours: 8 AM – 6 PM daily
Admission Fee: Adults – P499, Children (4 ft below) – P399
4. Clark Museum and 4D Theater
The best way to learn about Clark, Pampanga’s history is through museum exploration. So If you’re wondering what Clark looked like before it became the famous tourist attraction that it is now, you should definitely visit this museum.
The museum includes four different galleries where you can see geophysical artifacts, colonial remnants, and works of the locals that highlight their skills and vibrant culture.
The 4D Theater, on the other hand, is a 48-seater theater featuring a 20-minute documentary entitled “Risen from the Ashes” which tells the story of Clark’s rich history. Since it is a 4D theater, visitors will experience the eruption of Mt Pinatubo in 1991 through in-theater effects including wind, bubbles, and mist!
Address: 2528 S Osmena, Clark Freeport, Mabalacat, 2010 S Osmena, Clark Freeport, Mabalacat, 2010 Pampanga
Opening hours: 9 AM – 4 PM, Tuesday-Sunday
Admission Fee: Museum is free, while the 4D theater has a fee of P400
5. Comercio Central @ Mangan Tamu
Try out scrumptious Kapampangan cuisine at the heart of Clark, Pampanga. Comercio Central @ Mangan Tamu is a lifestyle weekend market where you get to try local street food and support locally-made products. The place is also a popular center for live gigs and festivals.
Address: Clark Parade Grounds, S Osmena, Clark Freeport, Mabalacat, Pampanga
Opening hours: 3 PM – 12 MN, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Admission Fee: Free
6. SandBox at Alveria
For a thrilling outdoor experience, Sandbox is the perfect place to be in Clark, Pampanga. Exciting attractions for all ages can be found here including rollercoaster zipline (Asia’s first!) and a giant swing (PH’s tallest). Other heart-pumping activities include ATV riding, UTV riding, go-karting, wall climbing, and many more.
Address: Alviera, Porac Access Rd Porac, Pampanga, Philippines
Opening hours: 9 AM to 5 PM, Tuesday-Sunday
Admission Fee: P100 (Rates of activities vary)
7. Dinosaurs Island
Got a child seemingly obsessed with dinosaurs? Bring them to Dinosaur Island in Clark, Pampanga! Here they can experience the dinosaur era with life size animatronic dinosaurs through safari rides, a 7D theater, and more.
The park also features Insectlandia where you can dive into the wonderful world of giant insects.
Address: Clark Picnic Grounds, Gil Puyat Ave, Clark Freeport, Mabalacat, 2023 Pampanga
Opening hours: 8 AM – 6 PM, Monday to Sunday
Admission Fee: Adult – P350, Kids (16 yrs old and below) – P300
*Children 2 ft below are free of charge
Where to stay in Clark, Pampanga
- Alitaptap Private Resort and Events Place – Starts at P6,036/night
- Cozy White Villa – Starts at P3,333/night
- Cozy Bungalow Villa – Starts at P4,444/night
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Frequently Asked Questions About Clark, Pampanga
What are the best hotels in Clark, Pampanga?
The best hotels in Clark are:
- Clark Marriott Hotel
- Midori Clark Hotel and Casino
- Swissotel Clark Philippines
- Widus Hotels and Casino Clark
What are the tourist spots in Clark, Pampanga?
There are many tourist spots in Clark including:
- Aqua Planet
- El Kabayo Riding Stables
- Clark Safari and Adventure Park
- Clark Museum and 4D Theatre
- Comercio Central @ Mangan Tamu
- Sandbox at Alveria
- Dinosaurs Island
Related article: Pampanga Tourist Spots | 2022
Where is Clark, Pampanga?
Clark is in Region 3, Central Luzon.
How to go to Clark, Pampanga?
If you have a car, you can go to Clark via NLEX or NLEX-SCTEX if you have a car.
You can also take a regular bus via Cubao or Pasay Terminal, or a P2P bus. Find P2P bus schedules here.
What is the best time to visit Clark, Pampanga?
You can visit Clark any time of the year as there are activities available for tourists no matter the season.
How far is Clark, Pampanga from Metro Manila?
The travel time from Manila to Clark is approximately 2 hours, depending on the traffic.
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