GENERAL INFORMATION (CAMARINES NORTE)
- The Laniton Landmark, a 15-20 min. ride from the town proper, is the site of the first guerilla encounter against the Japanese Imperial army.
- The gray sand Mangcamagong Beach, in Brgy. Mangcamagong, faces San Miguel Bay.
- The white sand, 40 m. wide and very shallow Taba-Taba Beach, along San Miguel Bay, in Brgy. Taba-Taba, is accessible by barangay road from the junction of the Mangcamagong provincial road.
- Pagsangahan River (Brgy. Pagsangahan)
- Part of the Bicol National Park, within Brgy. Tuaca, is located 18 kms. from the town proper.
- Mt. Samat, at Brgy. Alayao, is home to ferns, orchids and waterfalls.
- The Shrine of the Black Nazarene is an object of veneration visited by Filipino-Chinese pilgrims coming from nearby provinces.
- Albino Beach (Sitio Talagpucao, Brgy. Catioan)
- Itok Beach (Brgy. Camagsaan)
- The small Guiijanlo Island, a 30-min. boat ride from the town proper, has a white sandbar.
- Parola Beach
- Bangka-Bangka Falls, in Brgy. Catabaguangan, is so named because of its boat-like shape.
- Itok Falls, in Brgy. Camagsaan, is located 4 kms. west of the town and 79 kms. northwest of Daet
- The Rizal Monument, at cor. of Justo Lukban and Magallanes Iraya Sts. at Rizal Square, Kalayaan Park (in front of the Municipal Hall), is a 3-tiered stone pylon designed by Lt.-Col. Antonio Sanz, a soldier-artist, and unveiled on December 30, 1898. It is the first monument honoring Dr. Jose Rizal in the Philippines. Its foundation is believed to have been made with mortar and boulders from the demolished old Spanish Jail where many patriots died.
- Rufino Pabico Ancestral House, along Vinzons Ave., was built in 1917
- Daet Heritage Center, formerly the old municipal hall and police station, now houses a museum and a library.
- Daet Martyrs’ Monument has a memorial marker honoring some 500 freedom fighters and sympathizers of the Daet Revolt in April 1898 who were executed by Spanish authorities
- About 2,840 hectares of the sprawling 42.25-sq. km. Bicol Forest National Park lies in Daet town. About 600 hectares are virgin forests while the rest are second growth forests. Dipterocarp tree species like lauan, tanguile and bagtikan abound here and the area is home to wild boar, deer, water lizards and monkeys. Birds found here include hornbills (kalaw), parakeets and eagles. The national park also lies partly at at Brgy. Tuaca in Basud.
- The Mampurog River, located southwest of Daet, 1 km. off the Daet-San Lorenzo Ruiz Road, is a 15–min. jeepney ride. It is ideal for bathing, swimming, picnics and camping.
- The gray sand Bagasbas Beach, in Brgy. Bagasbas, 4 kms. from the town, is also one of the best sites to learn surfing. Offshore is Quezon Reef, the country’s longest coral reef.
- Boro-Boro Springs, in Tulay-na-Lupa, is located 700 ft. above sea level. It is the source of the town’s water supply.
- Alawihao Dam (Brgy. Alawihao)
- Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
- Freedom Park (F. Pimentel Ave.)
- Museo Bulawan, at Provincial Capitol, houses portraits of past governors; old photographs; busts of Gen. Vicente Lukban, Wenceslao Q. Vinzons, Sr., Capt. Tomas M. Zaldua and Lt.-Col. Francisco D. Boayes; a collection of old coins and paper currency; antique household appliances; and family heirlooms.
- The Gov. Roy Padilla Sr. Park, is located at North Poblacion, has a 9-ft. bronze statue of the late congressman, a Japanese Lagoon Park and the Jose Maria Panganiban (JOMAPA) Monument (installed on February 1, 1985 by the National Historical Institute, the hero’s remains are interred here).
- Bulalacao Beach, in Brgy. Luklukan Sur, is located 9 kms. from the town proper
- Calabegaho Beach (Brgy. Osmeña)
- Pag-Asa Beach, in Brgy. Pag-Asa, is located 3 kms. from the town
- Spanish-era watchtower
- Calalanay Island is ideal for scuba diving and windsurfing
- Calambayungan Island is the site of a Japanese house
- Carol Island is ideal for jetskiing and windsurfing
- Paduni Island has lots of sea shells and stones of varied colors
- Parola Island and Tunao Island are ideal for camping