ISLAND GARDEN CITY OF SAMAL
- Bagsak Lake
- Balete Cave (Samal Island)
- The 25-ft. high Haguimit Falls, in Brgy. San Jose, si located 2.8 kms. from Penaplata Poblacion.
- The 7-hectare Isla Malipano is located across and part of Pearl Farm Resort. It has a white sand beach, offshore reef and is a 45-min. boat ride from Davao City's Sta. Ana Wharf. The island is ideal for scuba diving, snorkelling and shell hunting.
- The bat and guano-filled Kamunod Cave (Brgy. Kamunod, Babak)
- Kimoko Cave
- The Ligid Islands, off Babak District, are an 18-hectare group of islands consisting of Big Cruz Island and Little Cruz Island. Both have white sand beaches, caves, forest, coconut plantations and harbors a population of pilot whales. In 1970, archaeological diggings in Ligid Cave have revealed human skeletons, Chinese porcelain jars and vases and artifacts of the Kalagan tribe.
- In 1970, archaeological diggings in Ligid Cave have revealed human skeletons, Chinese porcelain jars and vases and artifacts of the Kalagan tribe.
- The small, privately-owned (Ayala Family) Little Cruz Island (also called Buenavista Island), beside Big Ligid Island and fronting Brgy. Balet (Babak District), has lush greenery and an underwater cave. It is declared a Marine Protected Area and is great for snorkeling.
- Magongawong Cave
- The sprawling, 224-hectare and world-class Mariculture Park, located by the sea, has sea cages containing primary varieties of fish.
- Moncandian Sect settlements are located at Limao, Ma-ag and Upper Penaplata.
- The 1,000-m. high Mt. Puting Bato, in the interior of Samal Island, is a hike along a modestly inclined but stony trail from Brgy. Penaplata, passing Haguimit Falls. From here, it is a 1-hr. scramble to the top, which has a superb panoramic view of Davao City, Davao Gulf and the surrounding islands.
- The 5-hectare Palma Gil Island has white sand beaches and coconut plantations while Sanipan Island has white sand beaches, caves and coconut plantations.
- Samal Island, the largest island, has a 116 km. shoreline, beautiful white sand beaches, waterfalls, around 70 caves (only 20% of which have been explored), lakes, rivers, springs, some tropical rainforest, rolling, grass and scrub brush-covered coral hills, scuba diving and snorkeling sites, and marine and fish sanctuaries.
- Simbahan-Dako Cave
- Tagbaobo Falls (Brgy. Tagbaobo)
- Talikud Caves are a series of three caves (Baga Cave, Reta Cave and Dapia Cave) with two small entrances. They are said to be the haunt of giant pythons and bats and are also said to have an underground tunnel crossing Davao Gulf to Malalag (Davao del Sur).
- Talikud Island, at the Kaputian District, is located southwest of Samal Island. It has white sand beaches, turquoise waters and offshore coral. The best beach is at Brgy. Dangay. It offers good coral and sea life amid slopes and drop-offs.
- Upper Caliclic Cave, in Brgy. Caliclic, Babak, is believed to be a Kalagan burial site. Its four chambers are infested with snakes and bats.