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Cherating River

Cherating, Malaysia
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Ranked #1 of 4 Attractions in Cherating
Type: Bodies of Water
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Rena, Norway
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53 reviews 53 reviews
21 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We took the firefly tour with Hafiz. I think I had expected more fireflys than what we saw. But the tour was magic. My childres was very fascinated about the fireflys especially when they flew out to the boat among us. For the price I think it is worth it if you are in the area.

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Johor, Malaysia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

There are many positive comment towards Hafiz activities (especially the firefly tour), I personally join 3 tours with Hafiz, the turtle and mangrove tour are fine but for the firefly I think is NOT worth at all. We total 6 persons to join the firefly tour yet none of us are satisfy with it. I think most probably is due... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Do a firefly tour down the river at night. Do the FireFly tour (25 MR, around $8) . You’ll be taken down the river at night on a boat to see the fireflies. At the risk of sounding corny, this was actually a really magical experience. It’s like little fairies are flying towards you. Unfortunately I forgot I was wearing... More

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Toronto, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We took two tours on the river, one during the day to learn about the mangrove swamps, and the other the firefly tour which was magical- we learned a great deal about fireflies in the short lecture ahead of time, and then were amazed to see the fireflies gather round us when "called". very knowledgeable and passionate owner of the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

The river cruise was good fireflies was not to many ... I enjoy going on the river cruise ...the full moon was amazing directly shining... Such a thick jungle and it was so bright .. Kiddos really enjoy this cruise and the.....

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Kihei, Hawaii
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This was a nice way to get to know Malaysia a bit more.....life on the river....peaceful. It gave me more of a feeling of the tropics and the land of inner Malaysia. Kids will love it as well as if you want something to do with nature.

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Queenstown, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The firefly trip was truly a magical experience for me and my kids. Well worth the money and a highly recommended low impact adventure activity.

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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22 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

This night tour was definitely one of the highlights of our East Coast Holiday. The journey started with a briefing by Hafiz (his passion for the fireflies & conservation was very evident). After the briefing everyone were assigned boats. We booked much earlier and specifically asked to be in Hafiz's boat. The journey took us under the bridge where the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

My first time experiencing fireflies watch with my friends using speed boat, It was amazing to see the how the local people attract the fireflies towards us by using some neon red light. The trip cost rm 25 per head.However if u paid early for your friends too and your friend can't make it, they would not give you back... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I was overwelmed with the beauty of the fireflies in the trees and flying above our boats. Completely diferent from all I ever experienced before. It seemed the spirits of the river were welcoming us. Loved it.

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