One of the tourist destinations here in Davao City is the Jack’s Ridge. This is where you can dine in to Davao’s best restaurant while overlooking the City. I went there together with the Davao Rushers to meet a rusher from Manila. Yes, it was an eyeball and it was my first time to visit Jack’s Ridge.
Jack’s Ridge could be a good venue for everything. You could celebrate your birthday there, a wedding anniversary maybe, a date or in our case, an eyeball. BUT, before you go there, I believe you need to know these five things about Jack’s Ridge.
Jack’s Ridge is located in Shrine Hills, Matina, Davao City, this is the highest area here in Davao City. Below is the map to show the actual location of Jack’s Ridge.
I think the most convenient way to reach Jack’s Ridge is through a taxi, that is if you don’t have your own car or transportation. It would take about 15 to 20 minutes to travel from the downtown to Jack’s Ridge. The taxi fare ranges from 80 to 100 pesos.
3. No Foods Allowed
That’s right, Jack’s Ridge is not a good place for picnic. If you are planning to bring foods, well, don’t, because the guard will beckon you to leave the foods in the guard house. Don’t worry, Jack’s Ridge has a lot of Restaurants where you can dine in, so it’s safe to say that eating is allowed there. Well, you can bring cake(in a box) there but you need to pay a corkage for that.
4. No Entrance Fee
You read it right, Jack’s Ridge has no entrance fee. Just submit yourself for checking at the guard's house and you can get inside Jack’s Ridge for free.
5. Picture Taking Allowed
You can point and shoot your camera anywhere just like this
Go visit Jack’s Ridge and don’t forget to bring your camera for an unlimited picture taking.