GENERAL INFORMATION (SOUTH COTABATO)
- Mila's Peak, in Sitio Lamkot, Brgy. Malaya, is the highest part of the Roxas Mountain Range. At its summit, one has a panoramic view of the vast plains towards Mt. Matutum in the east and the entire Allah Valley area in the northwest.
GEN. SANTOS CITY
- Alunan Beach
- Cabo Beach (Sitio Tambler, Brgy. Cabo)
- Carlos P. Garcia Park, fronting the City Hall, has a monument dedicated to Gen. Paulino Santos.
- Christ the King Cathedral
- Gen. Santos Park, along Pedro Acharon Blvd., is the exact site where Gen. Paulino Santos, Sr. landed, making it the site of a resettlement project for the landless.
- Kalaja Cave
- Malakong Face
- MSU Museum, located within Mindanao State University, displays artifacts and relics of the rich cultural heritage of the place.
- Nopol Hills
- Sansapan Cave Falls
- Sarangani Golf and Country Club (Pulatana)
- Tambler Beach (Sitio Tambler, Brgy. Cabo)
- Acub Spring provides water for inland fishing.
- Cadidang Cave, in Brgy. San Jose, is nestled in the mountain range of Roxas and can be reached by motorcycle
- Cavillion Falls and Millennium Falls, both in Brgy. Cacub, 17 kms. from the city proper, can only be reached by motorcycle.
- The 1000-hectare El Gawel Resort and Wildlife Sanctuary, in Brgy. Saravia, is located 1 km. from the national highway, in a dense forest reservation protected by the DENR. It is accessible by tricycle and multicab. Tel: 228-2438 & 228-3627.
- JC Garden, along the national highway, in Brgy. Carpenter Hill. Is a flower garden specializing in orchid production.
- Mambucal Hot Spring, located 5 kms. from the city, has medicinal hot sulfuric waters.
- Marbel Sport Complex (Alunan Ave.)
- The 70-foot high Siok Waterfalls, in Brgy. Mabini, 11 kms. from the city proper, has a series of pools for bathing.
- Saravia Falls (Brgy. Saravia)
- The South Cotabato Productivity and Technology Center, at the PROTECH Center along Alunan Ave., is a one-stop shop where products from all over the province are displayed.
- The South Cotabato Community Museum and Rosario “Chat” B. Tantoco Memorial Hall, at 3/F, South Cotabato Gymnasium and Cultural Center along Alunan Ave., was inaugurated on June 12, 1998. It has a 1,000-piece rare collection of ceramic and porcelain, enamel and bronze wares, ethnic art, pottery, old household accessories, old photographs, World War I and II weapons, memoirs of Rosario Tantoco, working boots of Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo, South Cotabato archaeological finds and a philatelic and numismatic collection.
- Supon Falls, in Brgy. San Jose, can be reached by motorcycle.
- The picturesque, placid and 354-hectare Lake Sebu, the largest of the town's 3 lakes, teems with tilapia fish, is carpeted with beautiful lilies (Eichornia crassipes) and is considered to be the loveliest inland sea in the country. Nestled into an altitude of almost 300 meters in the southern Tiruray Highlands, it is surrounded by rolling hills and mountains covered with thick rain forest. It is also the ancient homeland of the colorful T’boli people who are known for their weaving skills and brassware production as well as fishing skills. There is good hiking in the area with islands (the largest is Isla Grande) and several waterfalls (Nongon Falls, Traankini Falls). The Philippine government has recognized Lake Sebu as one of the country’s most important watersheds. They proclaimed a 924.50-sq. km. wide area as a protected landscape. On the southeastern watershed of the lake, a bamboo plantation was established. Lake Sebu is one of the many bodies of water supplying important irrigation to the provinces of Sultan Kudarat and South Cotabato. The surrounding rainforest of Lake Sebu is home to wild boar, the endangered Philippine deer, egrets, kingfishers, swallows, herons, Philippine cockatoo and kites.
- The water-hyacinth-covered, 24-hectare Lake Lahit is the smallest of the 3 lakes
- The 75-hectare Lake Seloton is the town's deepest lake.
- The non-stock, non-profit Sta. Cruz Mission, located 1.5 kms. from the market, is a Catholic institution that helps tribal families help themselves through education, community extension and involvement programs. It runs 27 schools (including a college) and has built a community that preserves the natural beauty of the surroundings. Its gift shop sells beautiful abaca-woven t’nalak cloth and other T’boli handicraft like ornamental combs, earrings, necklaces and exquisitely crafted brass bell belts.
- The Seven Falls Zipline, one of the Philippines' highest ziplines at 200 m. from the ground (at the second fall portion), has a length of 740 m.. It takes approximately 35 secs. (depending on the weight of the rider) from the first to the fifth fall and approximately 25 secs. from the fifth to the second fall.
- At the School for Indigenous Knowledge and Traditions (SIKAT), you can observe T’boli culture and traditions and how their indigenous knowledge and skills are taught to the children.
- The T’boli Museum houses historical, archaeological and ethno-cultural collections. T’boli crafts and novelty items are also on sale here.