Avilon Zoo | Things to do in Rodriguez-Rizal

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It is a 7.5 hectare-Animal Park located in Barrio San Isidro. Started in 1992 by Mr. Joaquin Gaw an offshoot exotic animal hobby, the Park has 10 years evolution before it was open for commercial purposes. It boosts a collection of nearly 3,000 animals comprising 500 species. It includes mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes and even plants with a particular emphasis on Philippine species a fact that AVILON is proud off, Presently; it includes other activities like boating and fishing. 
Open: Open Everyday 8am–5pm
Address: Barrio San Isidro, Rodriguez, Rizal
Fee: N/A
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Nearby attractions

Istampang Bato
0.97 km away

A rock formation with the image of the Blessed Virgin Mary believed to be miraculous. This is located at Baranggay San Rafael.  

Eulogio Rodriguez Ancestral House
1.48 km away

This is the old house of the illustrious son, the 1st Senate President and 1st Mayor of Montalban Senate President Eulogio “Amang” Rodriguez Sr. 

Pamitinan Festival
1.52 km away

It is one of the highlights of the Araw ng Montalban Celebration. This festival pays tribute to the heroes who went and contemplated in the cave of Pamitinan led by Andres Bonifacio for Philippine Independence. 

Things to do nearby

Paoay Seen Like Never Before: The BJ Experience

  • See and understand Paoay and the Ilocos region through the eyes of BJ Esposo Guerrero, the published writer, culture and history buff, story-teller par excellence, and well-travelled Ilocano behind “Theberntraveler”  in social media, and his associates.
  • His carefully designed tours are unique, giving visitors of Ilocos a genuine and almost-expert look at everything to be learned in the north, from architecture, local history, cultural heritage and the arts, and even food!
  • Don’t miss his tons of interesting trivia and sharp witted commentaries – he has appeared on TV as well! All you get from his tours are real, un-sugarcoated, fun(ny), and straight-from-a-local experiences and insights you can surely boast of!

Marikina Premium Tour (Shoe Capital of the Philippines)

  • Take advantage of the sights of Marikina City, the Shoe Capital of the Philippines. 
  • Visit several museums; including the Marikina Shoe Museum that holds the largest collection of shoes in the country, Book cum Ethnology Museum and more.
  • Spend the day at this interesting city of history and pop and take home custom-designed shoes specially made by Marikina Shoe Artisans and Shoe Designers.

Learn Archery in 1 Hour
Adrenaline junkies
14.76 km away

Learn the basics of archery and get to grips with unlimited arrows. DMZ Archery Range opened it's doors to the public on October 29, 2016 with a record breaking price of P199/hr, which was the cheapest rate for any archery range in the country. It was initially designed to cater friends and fellow archers who has the same passion as the owners. 

Where to stay

The Leaf at Timberland Heights

True to its name, The Leaf is refreshing sight to behold with its nature-inspired green wall architecture that blends with the lush environs.Low-density development • Eight 3-storey buildings with only 4 units per floor • Spacious common parking areaLandscaped gardens • reflecting pool • TSNC amenities & features (sports, dining, function rooms, etc.)

Ciudad Christhia Resort 9 Waves

Nestled peacefully outside the metropolis, Ciudad Christhia Resort 9 Waves invites you to enter a paradise filled with natural scenic landscapes and fun-filled recreational facilities for an ideal resort escape. Our excellent offerings include our famous 9 waves pool, double loop water slide, picnic huts, comfortable and relaxing air- conditioned rooms, wall climbing and teambuilding facilities, and a whole lot more. 

Whether you are out to enjoy a revitalizing retreat, company teambuilding, corporate seminar, or a relaxing vacation with family, friends and colleagues, Ciudad Christhia Resort 9 Waves is your absolute holiday destination.

McHotel Fairview
Hotels and homes
10.48 km away

Strategically Located at Block 114 Lot 5, Barangay Greater Lagro, Regalado Avenue, Quezon City, this hotel is a great choice for all types of travelers seeking comfortable accommodations. It has clean interiors, quality facilities, and amenities that guarantee a memorable stay.

Getting there and around

Barrio San Isidro, Rodriguez, Rizal

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