CARAGA | Pusan Point : The Best Spot to Witness the Sunrise

Pusan Point is a 15 minutes ride from National Highway with about 9-kilometer distance from its point. Located in Brgy. Santiago, Caraga, Davao Oriental; almost two-hour drive from the Capital City of Mati. Pusan Point once recorded in world history catching the perfect glimpse of  “First Millennium Sunrise” in the year 2000.



The Provincial Government and the Department of Tourism inaugurated the Pusan Point Eco Park and Science discovery in the year 2016. This historic place became one of the major tourist attraction in the East Coast Province of Davao Oriental.


Science Discovery Center features Educational activities and Astronomical insights for visitors. Inside has Planetarium, a Galaxy Walk, Astronomy, Technology, Chemistry, Energy and many more


The Pusan Point Eco-Park features two (2) old lighthouse, Jubilee cross, Meditation kiosk, Amphitheater, a swimming pool, jogging lane, and resting area. The park also allowed Camping for those who wants to spend their nights to watch next day sunrise. 


A 16th foot Jubilee cross builds on the top of the cliff where water slams on its limestones. Huge waves splash often reaches the top from September to December.  


The park has created it's beautifully landscaped that gives the tourist a beautiful and pleasant experience especially on the view top fronting the Pacific Ocean.


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HOW TO GET THERE:
You can hire a van from Davao City, Tagum City or Butuan City going to Caraga Town directly to Pusan Point.

For commuters and backpackers from Davao City;

  • Major Airlines flights daily bound for Davao (Bangoy) International Airport
  • Walk or ride a taxi to Jose Maria College Bus stop (beside Airport)
  • Catch up a Bus or Van  bound for Mati or Cateel (3 hours travel) 
  • Stop over at Mati City Terminal
  • From Mati City, Bus / Van will travel to Cateel
  • Drop off to Santiago (reach before Caraga town) (1-2 hours travel time)
  • Ride Single motor (Habal Habal) going to Pusan Point
    For commuters and backpackers from Butuan City;
    • Catch up Bus from Davao City at Butuan Bus Terminal
    • Stop at Tagum City Terminal
    • Stop over at Mati City Terminal
    • From Mati City, Bus / Van will travel to Cateel
    • Drop off to Santiago (reach before Caraga town) (1-2 hours travel time)
    • Ride Single motor (Habal Habal) going to Pusan Point
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