ABOUT CWCCamSur Watersports Complex Where to ride the cable Enjoy the water Wakeboarding Kneeboarding Waterskiing Wakeskating What’s in store for you Rock the CWC! Accomodations Beyond the cable
The CamSur Watersports Comlex is the first world-class watersports complex in the Philippines and in Asia. CWC aims to bring cable skiing to a whole new level and attract watersports enthusiasts from all over the world with its top of the line facilities and relaxing environment. This six (6)-hectare complex, with its 6-point cable ski system, is sure to draw guests, riders and spectators by the thousands. Because of good weather conditions, cable skiing in the park can be done all year round.
The CamSur Watersports Complex is located within the Provincial Capitol Complex, Cadlan, Pili, Camarines Sur. The province of Camarines Sur, situated in southeastern part of Luzon is found in the Philippines, Southeast Asia.
Cable skiing is simply water-skiing where the skier is pulled by an overhead cable suspended 8-12 meters above water surface by specifically designed pylons. The cables run counter clockwise around the lake. It is powered by a variable speed electric motor which can maintain speeds between 20 - 65 km/h.
Wakeboarding was created from a combination of water skiing, snow boarding and surfing techniques. Instead of using skis, the rider rides a single board with stationary non-release bindings for each foot, standing sideways. Wakeboarding, besides being one of the world’s fastest growing sports and is gradually being recognized globally, has become a lifestyle for others.
Kneeboarding is an aquatic sport where the participant is towed on a buoyant, convex, and hydrodynamically-shaped board at a planing speed behind a motorboat or cable. In the usual configuration of a towsport kneeboard, the rider sits on his heels on the board, and secures himself to the deck with an adjustable strap. As in wakeboarding or water skiing, the rider hangs onto a tow-rope. The forte of kneeboarding vis-à-vis other towsports seems to be an easier learning curve, and not requiring as much effort to have fun.
Water skiing is a sport where the rider is pulled along by a rope with a handle fitted at one end and the other attached to a powerboat. Within the confines of being pulled along by the boat or cable, skiers can control their direction by balancing their weight on different sides of their ski. This is used to zip back and forth behind the boat. Recreational skiers usually learn to ski with a ski on each foot, but as they improve, they progress to using a single ski, placing the other foot into another binding behind the main one. Beginners on two skis are usually pulled along at around 25-35 kilometers per hour, whereas more advanced social skiers travel between 40 and 55 kilometers per hour - once confidence is gained it is actually easier to travel faster than at slower speeds because of the greater lift and stability.
Wake skating is an adaptation of wakeboarding that employs a similar design of board manufactured from plywood or from fiberglass. The fact that the rider is not bound to the board in any way gives wake skating its own unique challenges from wakeboarding. Instead, the top surface of the board is coated in grip tape in a similar fashion to a skateboard or soft, high-traction foam covering that is kinder to riders in the inevitable crashes. Riders usually wear shoes while riding to afford themselves extra purchase on the board, again in the manner of skateboarding.
- Free use of basic equipment (beginner wakeboards, water skis and knee boards) for those new to the sport.
- Free basic and safety instruction by CWCs resident instructors and operators.
- World class obstacle courses designed to challenge even the most advanced riders yet safe enough for the brave ones who dare to try tricks for the very first time.
- Besides the ramps and obstacles, the park has also set aside a beach volleyball area and a pool for those who would like to take a break from the boards but still want to keep bathing under the sun.
- A Clubhouse is built for the guest’s dining area and for live entertainment. Located directly beside the Cable, our Clubhouse is the perfect place to kick back with some cold drinks, watch some wakeboarding, as well as enjoy several rounds of billiards at 1 of our 3 tables.
- An elevated spectator area is placed beside the lake so that the guests will have a better view of the exhibitions.
- The park also boasts of Wi-Fi capability which enables the guests to take a break from the bustles of the city yet still remain connected to the necessities of the world.
- Accommodations within walking distance from the park are also readily available for small or big groups.
The CamSur Watersports Complex may very well be the next destination for every event imaginable. Book it for competitions, corporate outings, product launches, marketing events, special occasions or your next vacation destination With its complete and world-class facilities, friendly people, not to mention its proximity to the natural wonders that surround the province of Camarines Sur. CWC has a little of anything and everything for anyone and everyone. CWC is the best cable park in the world!
Accommodations within walking distance from the CAMSUR WATERSPORTS COMPLEX are readily available for anyone that wishes to visit the cablepark for a weekend or week-long getaway. The Ecovillage, The Governor’s Mansion, Cabanas, Containers and the luxury villas and suites also located within the Provincial Capitol Complex are all a stone’s throw away from the cablepark and may be booked for very reasonable prices. The rooms are spacious and equipped with cable-ready 29-inch television sets, air-conditioning, and hot/cold showers. Restaurants, guest lounges, swimming pools and Wi-Fi capability are also available in any of these areas for guests to enjoy.
Camarines Sur is undoubtedly a paradise, with the gifts of Mother Nature at its best. Its ancient landscape is composed of dazzling stretches of white sand beaches, turquoise waters teeming with marine life and coral reefs and sanctuaries, massive limestone formations, majestic mountains, densely rich forests, unique species of flora and fauna, waterfalls, caves, underground rivers and unspoiled lakes.
Experience the wonders of Camarines Sur and discover the richness of its culture, the warmth of its people and ingenuity of its products. Bask in the beauty of Mother Nature and uncover the Philippines’ hidden treasure.