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Firefly Watching

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Address: Iwahig River, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island, Philippines
Phone Number: +639167809118
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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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Majestic Night with the Fireflies

An unforgettable night. You could take a package tour for P1200.00 (with buffet dinner). We opted the DIY style and contacted Kuya Dong as our service / guide via 09465311321 for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Kristadaneeka
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Caloocan, Philippines
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Puerto Princesa, Philippines
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46 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

its been awhile since i did got a chance of doing this "firefly watching" in Iwahig River but when i did... How can i describe it in one word? awesome, romantic, perfect.. everything seems to be an endless trip.. informative..this is one "good thing" to do when you're in the City in the Forest

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Adeliade
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Loved the relaxing little river adventure, tip book ahead so you do not miss out. Bring mosquito repellent and your go pro to capture firefly magic, as cameras won't cope with low light and boat movement....flash not allowed.

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Thank studiopgk
Puerto Princesa, Philippines
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our trip to this attraction was more on a whim - decided on 7 hours before the boats start touring visitors. It rained at around 5PM so we were not expecting to see much in the way of fireflies but we chose to remain expectant; and we were not disappointed. The tour was relaxing, enlightening, and thrilling all at the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Recommended by our B&B host, we booked a tour but in hindsight we could have saved some money and just hired a taxi-cycle and gone ourselves. The tour guide was just really a means for transportation as when you get to the site, you have to line up and register (and pay) which isn't hard to do. They then give... More 

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tallinn
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were first offered dinner with some live percussion music on the boat and then transferred to another boat to sail through the river lined with mangrove trees on both sides. As we sailed they started to lit up on both sides giving a christmas like atmosphere. At the same time, I have never seen such a beautiful sky. It... More 

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Kindersley, Canada
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28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent a lovely evening floating on the river enjoying the fireflies, the stars and the bioluminescent waters. Not a thrill ride just a chance to soak up natures beauty in a peaceful way.

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Caloocan, Philippines
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

An unforgettable night. You could take a package tour for P1200.00 (with buffet dinner). We opted the DIY style and contacted Kuya Dong as our service / guide via 09465311321 for only P700.00 two way for 4 persons. At the Iwahig Sanctuary, we paid for P600.00 for the boat + tour guide (max 3 pax) for the tour.

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very chill and relaxing tour. Our guide Anthony Corivan was hilarious and very friendly. Definitely made our tour more enjoyable.

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Thank Chris R
Sydney, Australia
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50 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was blown away by this tour. I enjoyed watching fireflies in their native habitat. Doing this in the dark under a moonlit sky even made it more magical.

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Thank IanSydney2014
Greater Perth, Australia
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24 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Locals, who developed this facility, seem to believe its the only place with fire-flies, but it certainly is one of the most pleasant to view them after dark of course. It involves a longish journey by huble (or shorter by car!) from PP, to a pleasant river side where you take a guided boat tour up and down the river... More 

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