The Salkak Caves are located in Landan, Polomolok, South Cotabato. The 300+ meter long, multi-chambered Salkak Cave can be explored in two hours, with some narrow squeezes but no major pits or climbs and requiring no technical equipment. It has stalactites, stalagmites and other crystalline formations illuminated by sinkholes above the ground and ends in an underground river. To get there, take a tricycle from the town to Brgy. Landan where you can secure guides with lamps. The cave is a one-hour hike from the barangay. It is accessible via a 4×4 vehicle or an hour hike from the barangay of Landan (JOP: est. 32 Km from General Santos City).
Successfully merging tourism, agri-business and biodiversity is the Durian Garden in the town of Polomolok. The expansive garden has seven varieties of durian trees, a wide assortment of ornamental plants, some of which are endemic to the Philippines, a butterfly garden,the first of its kind in the province, that maintains seven species of butterflies, and a mini zoo.The zoo is another unique attraction that features exotic birds such as peacock, ostrich, cassowary, parakeet and a couple of talking mynas. The best part of the garden, however, is the organically grown durian. The fruits are fully ripened on the tree before they are harvested, yielding sweet, full-flavored durian. Continue reading →
The Mount Matutum Protected Landscape is bounded on the North by Kiblawan and Malalag, Davao del Sur; on the South by General Santos City; on the East by Malungon, Sarangani and on the West by Banga, Koronadal and T’boli, South Cotabato. The area is located within Barangays Kinilis, Landan, Maligo and Palkan of the Municipality of Polomolok; Barangay Albagan, Tablu and Lampitak, of the Municipality of Tampakan; Barangays Acmonan, Cebuano, Kablon, Linan and Miasong of the Municipality of Tupi; Barangays Datalbatong and Datalbita, Municipality of Malungon; all in the Province of South Cotabato and Sarangani. Mt Matutum is a steep mountain north of the town Continue reading →