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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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A memorable trip

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Shanghai, China
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Shanghai, China
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

We only saw a few trees that would light up like Christmas Trees. Dont expect to see all the trees light up. It is a pretty sight though.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

we did a d.i.y firefly watching so we hired kuya dong (a tricycle driver that i got from a traveler blog) he picked us up at 5:30pm because the travel time from our hotel (which is near baywalk) is 1hr or more. And it was really far good thing kuya dong has all that stories to tell us so the... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

After a busy day of exploring PPC, the firefly watching was another refreshing encounter with beautiful nature of Palawan. The friendly boatman shared with us substantial information about the life of fireflies and their preservation while he paddled the boat for 30 to 45 minutes. Truly fun! I am glad they have this in Palawan.

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Adelaide
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84 attraction reviews
188 helpful votes 188 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We decided to take this tour at the last minute and we were glad that we did - however aside from the fireflies (which are of course the main attraction), the rest of the evening was just OK. We took a bus to the bayside area and were put onto a shuttle boat to take us to the mangrove area,... More 

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Quezon City, Philippines
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I haven't seen so much fireflies in my life, it was so beautiful its like natural christmas tree, although I think the trip is a bit costly (cost us Php1100 each with dinner.

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Las Pinas, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

More than thrill of the darkness surrounding you at night, the nocturnal journey was truly illuminated by the firefly attraction and romantically added by the luminescent plank tons that light up when stirred. Even the clear skies lighted by stars gently remind us that there really is a great beauty and amazement stirred in you on how you were wonderfully... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We booked this tour some month ago via Asia Tours, its advertised as a bay cruise and dinner with fire fly watching. First the good bit, the cruise, on a tiny boat up the mangrove river is quite surreal and worth doing for the experience, the fireflies where like white Christmas tree lights. I had expected to see more but... More 

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Manila
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Note: The jump-off point of this firefly tour was the Baywalk, and not the Iwahig River tour. This is also my second time doing this tour - the first one was in Oct 2013. It was magical, with entire trees lighting up like Christmas trees. I was thisclose to tears because of how beautiful everything was, and I said to... More 

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