5 Reasons to Visit Sky Ranch Tagaytay (Sky Fun Amusement Park)
Sky Ranch Tagaytay (also known as Sky Fun) is an amusement park located in Tagaytay, Philippines, a mountainous region just one hour south of the capital city of Manila. It's a great day-trip destination for small and large groups, and it offers many activities including the tallest ferris wheel in the Philippines, other carnival-like rides, horseback riding, mini-rides for kids, and several budget-friendly restaurants.
Developed in 2013 by SM Land, Sky Ranch Tagaytay was the most "googled" tourist attraction that year by local Filipinos. The destination has proven itself to be one-of-akind, and it's estimated that more than 250,000 local and foreign tourists will visit there each year.
Here are 5 reasons why you should also visit:
#2 - Amazing View: While on the ferris wheel during the day time, riders will be able to see an amazing view of the Tagaytay Highlands and of Taal Volcano. The view also overlooks Lake Taal, which is the country's third largest lake. On a sunny day, the view is to die for!
#3 - Multiple Attractions: One good thing about Sky Ranch is that there is more than just the ferris wheel. Visitors can also experience several carnival-style rides including the Super Viking, and they can go horse back riding. There are several mini-rides for kids including the Express Train, Mini-Viking Ship, a Carousel, and the Nessi Coaster. Even more, near these attractions, they will soon open a Science Discovery Museum for children.
#4 - Great Location: From Metro Manila, it takes just one hour to get to Sky Ranch. Nestled in the Tagaytay Highlands, the region is very easily accessible from the country's capital city, and normally traffic is not too congested along the way. There are tons of nice hotels nearby, tons of restaurants, and tons of other activities such as hiking or zip-lining.
#5 - Very Inexpensive: For an amusement park, the prices are quite reasonable. Admission to the park is just 100PHP per person (about $2.50 USD). This is the cost for every person to enter whether they will experience the rides or not. Once inside, each attraction has it's own price. The attractions for kids are usually just 50PHP (about $1 USD), but the attractions for adults range from 100PHP to 250PHP (about $2.50 - $5.00 USD). There are several affordable food vendors that are selling meals for an average of about 150PHP (about $3 USD).
Here are a few more details you should know:
Sky Fun Amusement Park in Sky Ranch Tagatay is located right beside Taal Vista Hotel at Kilomoeter 60 Aguilnado Highway, Tagaytay City 4120.
Monday - Thursday, 3pm - 12am
Friday - Sunday, 12pm - 12am
Admission to park - 100PHP per person (or about $2.50 USD)
Ferris wheel ride - 150PHP per person (or about $3.00 USD)
Horseback riding - 250PHP per person (or about $5.00 USD)
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