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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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This is quite expensive (about 1100 pesos) for quite a short tour. It does include a buffet which costs 500 pesos. The food is local and quite greasy. However the tour itself is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Jennifer171
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Dublin, Ireland

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wonderful sail on the river by night where all aspect of this tiny flies are explained to you. Reasonable priced and is a must on your vist

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice relaxing tour , we did the option with s meal on the floating restaurant ( great food ) short but relaxing fire fly tour , very pretty

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best experience my family had. We got lucky because it was a very clear night. I highly suggest this tour it's nature at it's best. Money well spent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although it was early in the season for the firefly there was still an impressive show of them. It is quite spectacular to see. It is our second visit here and there have been lot so improvements. We had a wait for out boat tour so had a manicured and pedicure while we waited. There is an on site restaurant... More 

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Thank Stephanie J
Davao City, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's 20-30 mins drive from Puerto Princesa to Brgy Iwahig. You have to be there by 7 or 8pm. I didn't like the free dinner that they served. It was buffet style. I was expecting seafoods since that was what the tourguide told us then later realized it was just pork and chicken and accidentally had a bug on one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The guide provides knowledgeable info about the fireflies as well as some off topic so we could not get bore. The boat ride was peaceful, nice and calm, the fireflies are awesome and I love it!

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Thank Melvinjake M
Dapto, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow! The best dinner cruise in palawan. This tour is happening during early evening because fireflies only come up at night time. They are beautiful in the dark all over trees. Dinner buffet was great plus the beautiful mountain views.

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Mandaluyong, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to booked this tour through our hotel. Cost 1100 but we do haggled and they granted the Price of 1000 each. Traveled going to the Iwahig was quite long, approx. 40mins to 1 hr(depends on the traffic) to get there. But because of our Tour guide (Ernie), we were entertained well and not kill by boredom. Upon arrival,... More 

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Cebu Island, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first tour during our Palawan trip. The thought of seeing many fireflies was just exciting! We arrived at the area at around 7pm. Queue wasnt too long for firefly watching so we did this first instead of the buffet. We were given a brief orientation, put on our lifevests and headed on to our paddle boats which... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is quite expensive (about 1100 pesos) for quite a short tour. It does include a buffet which costs 500 pesos. The food is local and quite greasy. However the tour itself is lovely. It is quite short (about 30 minutes) to see the firefly trees. As well as that our guide gave us information about Palawan, the mangroves and... More 

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