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Address: Iwahig River, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island, Philippines
Phone Number: +639167809118
Description: A romantic dinner at the floating restaurant and a magical tour with...
A romantic dinner at the floating restaurant and a magical tour with Firefly.
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Quaint Eco tour along an unlit river amongst mangroves. Prepare for mosquitoes by lathering yourself with repellant & you will be just fine. This is a short (1500metre) canoe trip... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Quaint Eco tour along an unlit river amongst mangroves. Prepare for mosquitoes by lathering yourself with repellant & you will be just fine. This is a short (1500metre) canoe trip up a river to view Firefly's in all their glory. The guide will give you information on the area & about fireflys. There is also a surprise in store, if... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Truly an astonishing and wonderful place to visit. DO NOT miss this place whenever you are in Puerto Princesa.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

the total experience was really great. enjoyed the dinner on float. was not too crazy with the small boat ride going through mangroves though. there was not a lot of firefly by that time but we did the see the blue firefly lights...that was the highlight of it. i will do it again given a chance and resources maybe this... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We really love! super love this trip (this is the highlight to our puerto princesa trip), we are not expecting anything before going here. BUT when the tour starts, its really amazing! we love the stargazing (that's the only time i saw many stars at the sky), it is very educational our boatman is very knowledgeable on what he explains.... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Not really a lot of firefly. Something to do on an evening with no plans. The illuminating algae/photoplankton or whatever in the water was really neat.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We went to the Ihawig River venue via land trip on a Monday at around 9:30PM. The venue says that the boat ride ranges from 30-45 minutes while it took us 30 minutes to go to the place from the city proper. My likes: - I was enthralled by the river ride. It was very calming and soothing with the... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

It was rather expensive and not at all like I was expecting. The view of the stars was the only thing i enjoyed.

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Metro Manila
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The firefly watching and stargazing trip is a great calming nightcap after a busy trip during the day. We came from an island hopping tour and the sea was wavier than usual. Hence, the boat ride along the Iwahig River was a welcome experience since the current was mild. It was not pitch dark since the moon was out. There... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Would highly recommend this trip - truly memorable and the highlight of our time in Puerto Princesa. Food provided on the trip was worthy of a decent restaurant. My wife particularly liked the fresh crabs!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

A new experience for us... Tried it based from the recommendation of our tour guide. We enjoyed it after a tiring day. Nice way to unwind in a quiet and calm place

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