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*)   

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Must-visit Places in Clark, Pampanga  

1. Aqua Planet 

loop slides in 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 

Admission Fee:

Weekdays

Adult: P980 

Kids (below 4 ft): P780

Weekends and Holidays:

Adult: P1180

Kids (below 4 ft): P980

2. El Kabayo Riding Stables 

visitors riding horses in 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 

a brown bear in 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 

an empty 4D theatre in clark museum

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 

mangan tamu facade

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  

a person riding a gokart in sandbox at Alviera

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 

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

Related article: 10 Must-Visit Kid-Friendly Tourist Spots In And Near Manila (Updated 2022)

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Where to stay in Clark, Pampanga

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  1. Alitaptap Private Resort and Events Place – Starts at P6,036/night
  2. Cozy White Villa – Starts at P3,333/night
  3. 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: 

  1. Clark Marriott Hotel 
  2. Midori Clark Hotel and Casino 
  3. Swissotel Clark Philippines 
  4. Widus Hotels and Casino Clark 

What are the tourist spots in Clark, Pampanga? 

There are many tourist spots in Clark including: 

  1. Aqua Planet 
  2. El Kabayo Riding Stables 
  3. Clark Safari and Adventure Park 
  4. Clark Museum and 4D Theatre 
  5. Comercio Central @ Mangan Tamu 
  6. Sandbox at Alveria 
  7. 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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