Adventure n Rolla at NOAH | Narvacan, Ilocos Sur

Adventure plays out like a series of rock en roll tunes on this part of Ilocos Sur. Iggy Pop’s Lust for Life could very well be blasting in your head once you signed up for the day’s first undertaking. Taking advantage of the varying rudiments of our planet; water, wind, earth and fire and incorporating it with various thrilling activities and the great outdoor vibe - a one-stop adventure hub is born. Situating at the foot of the rolling slopes and the coastline of Narvacan in Ilocos Sur - NOAH or the Narvacan Outdoor Adventure Hub, dishes a landscape that provides a perfect setting to a number of great outdoor exploits. 

Marky Ramone Go Paragliding

Feel nature’s rush and revel on the different kind of high it produces here at NOAH. Just make sure to leave all your inhibitions and fear of challenging Earth’s elements behind.

1. Paragliding

Marky Ramone Go

Like a watchtower standing guard to the picturesque seas of Ilocos Sur, the Bantay Abot hill presents the ideal spot to take off and paraglide over the scenic rugged landscape of Narvacan. Thanks to the surrounding three kilometer stretch of Sulvec beach, the wind breezing from the ocean wraps around the hill perfectly, most especially during mid-day to late afternoon – creating a perfect condition to glide over the sky and enjoy a winging experience to remember.

Note: There are several wind windows every day to fly and paragliding specialists consult accurate wind and weather forecast throughout the day. Tandem paragliding cost P2,500.

 2. Wind Surfing + Hobie Cat Sailing + Kite Surfing

The gust at Sulvec beach blows seamlessly and consistently – making it the perfect condition to give windsurfing, hobie cat sailing and kite surfing a try. A new level of stoke is achieved after one experiences sashaying over the waters in a polished manner, by teaming up with the bounteous wind.

Cost: Windsurfing activity + lessons (6 hours) will cost P2,500, P800 for hobie cat sailing with a pilot and beginner class, while windsurfing board rental is pegged at P800.

3. Scaling a Via Ferrata Wall

NOAH Narvacan

Flirt with verticality as you scale the first-ever full scale Via Ferrata climbing route in the Philippines. Known as the “Iron Way”, because it necessitates the use of steel cable and iron rungs firmly planted along the rock walls, which the climbers use to secure themselves, the Via Ferrata wall of Narvacan takes you on a scrambling and challenging 250 meter course – designed to provide non-stop adrenaline rush. Despite passing through a 100 feet vertical section of the route, no climbing experience is required and the only mandatory is the desire for adventure.

Cost: The whole Via Ferrata experience will cost you P800 including the Tyrolean traverse and the 520-meter zip line going back to camp.

 4. Off-road Buggy Driving

Marky Ramone Go

Get your Mad Max game face on as you unleash your wild driving skills over the natural sand dunes of the long coastline of Narvacan. Spin, buckle and ride over the humps and circle the sharp turns of the buggy trail of NOAH, as you step on the gas and satisfy your need for speed.

Cost: P2,500 per Buggy vehicle (good for up to 5 persons)

 5. One-stop Adventure Haven

To cap off all your Earthly adventure, shower and dine at the ARKO Restaurant and enjoy good food and drinks as you chill with your friends while you talk about all the exciting things you had done. NOAH definitely boasts of a one-stop adventure haven where one not only connects to nature, but also experiences the best it can offer.

Campsite fee: P150 per person (bring your own tent)