10 Out of the Ordinary Activities You Can Only Find in Manila


From float pods to pole dancing, Metro Manila has one-of-a-kind experiences for everybody!

When you’ve lived in Metro Manila long enough, it can begin to feel like you’ve had a taste of everything and anything that the sprawling city-scape has to offer. From restaurants to gyms, things can feel a bit dull, right?

If the luster of Metro Manila living has started to wear thin, then don’t worry because we’ve got your back. Here at Booky, we believe that Metro Manila is still full of unique, undiscovered, and exciting activities and experiences that you might have not tried before.

Join us as we reveal the hidden gems that prove that Metro Manila still has a ton of fun, new, and exciting things in store- for any and every occasion or inclination!

For those looking for a little action…

Jethro Indoor Shooting Range – Indoor Target Shooting Session

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Kicking things off with a (literal) bang, Jethro Indoor Shooting Range loads up a heart-pumping, adrenaline-inducing experience that’ll have you feeling like an action star. Learn how to shoot guns and live out those 007 dreams in a safe, controlled, and responsible environment- right in Metro Manila!

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View Makati Cinema Square branch

Lazer Maxx – Private Laser Tag Game

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Take your superhero fantasies to the next level and plunge yourself in an exhilarating, intense, and exciting game of laser tag at Laser Maxx. Enjoy access to an expansive two-story arena, the latest laser tag equipment, and a fun and competitive vibe that’ll have you ducking, dodging, and dominating in your quest to be a bonafide laser tag champ!

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View their Greenhills Shopping Center branch

For those who want to fly…

Trampoline Park – 30-Minute Flying Adventure

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For an experience that’s sure to jump out of the box, we recommend a quick visit to Trampoline Park! Located in Mandaluyong, Trampoline Park is a giant complex filled wall-to-wall with trampolines, dodgeballs, and the promise of an amazing, fun-filled visit. From foam pits to launch pads, you’re guaranteed to have a bouncing good time at Trampoline Park.

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The Portal, Mayflower St, Greenfield District, Mandaluyong
(02) 532 5849; (0905) 453 3879

Movement Dance Studio – Aerial Class Pass

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Tired of your usual Zumba and Pilates sessions? Perhaps it’s time to drop by Movement Dance Studio and enjoy a different kind of fitness experience! Take a step above your usual classes and try out their aerial hoop and aerial hammock sessions that’ll have you moving and sweating while you’re suspended in the air.

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Unit 2008, 20/F AIC Burgundy Empire Tower, Garnet St cor ADB Ave, San Antonio, Pasig
(0918) 823 6588

For those who want to reboot

Saddle Row – 90-Minute Float Pod Session

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If you’re looking for an out-there experience that’s definitely unlike any other in the Metro, then Saddle Row might have the thing for you. Offering up a spin in their sensory deprivation pods, you’ll find yourself floating and fully immersed in a distraction-free environment, giving you the perfect, quiet opportunity to truly rest, recharge, and rejuvenate.

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For those who love hitting that bull’s eye

Archery Attack – Archery Attack Game for Six

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Are floating pods just not floating your boat? Maybe an epic battle is more your speed! Archery Attack lets you and your friends transform Metro Manila into your personal battlefield! With Archery Attack supplying the arena, the obstacles, and the equipment that you need to stage a fun and fast-paced archery showdown, all you need to bring is your A-game.

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The Attack Arena, Congressional Ave Extension, Culiat, Quezon City
(0977) 846-3537

The Archery Academy – One Hour Pass for Two

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If you want to take archery a little bit more seriously or if you think you have what it takes to be a real-life Hawkeye, then unleash your inner Avenger and hone those sharp-shooting skills at The Archery Academy! From learning the fundamentals to hitting the bull’s eye, drop by Archery Academy and have fun and challenge yourself while you develop new skills.

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5/F Intrawest Center, 33 Annapolis St., Greenhills, San Juan
(0917) 803 7422; (02) 544 3598

For those who still have that little kid inside of them…

Forge Martial Fitness – Swordsmanship Class

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Sword fights, martial arts, and homemade body armor. No, this isn’t the set-up for some high fantasy adventure romp, but it could be the perfect mix for a legitimately fun and different experience! Enjoy a class of sword fighting (no, not fencing- actual sword fighting with BROADSWORDS AND KATANAS) and feel like a legendary warrior at Forge Martial Fitness.

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3/F CFB Building, Aguirre Ave, BF Homes, Paranaque
(0917) 691-5094

Ninja Academy – Gauntlet Training Session

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Bring out the inner ninja in you with Ninja Academy. the first Indoor Parkour facility in the country and the biggest in South East Asia! Go on an unforgettable adventure and enjoy parkour and free movement classes that’ll teach you to move, run, and react like a true ninja.

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2/F Industria Mall, Circula Verde, Calle Industria, Bagumbayan, Quezon City
(0917) 146-4652

For those feeling a little bit frisky

Polecats Manila – One Week Unlimited Pole Class

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Finally, if you’re really feeling adventurous (or maybe you just want a new workout), then maybe it’s time you got on that pole. Push past your comfort zone and challenge yourself physically and mentally with Polecats Manila, one of the Metro’s foremost aerial arts and pole fitness studios. From daring pole classes to breath-taking aerial silks, try out a Polecats class today and discover a stronger, more confident, and fearless you!

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22/F Strata 100 Bldg, F. Ortigas Jr. Rd, Ortigas, Pasig
(02) 631 0818

Still not convinced that the Metro has something for everyone? Get on the Booky app today and discover all of the best activities, offers, and experiences that Metro Manila has to offer from food, fitness, beauty, and more!

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