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Address: Iwahig River, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island, Philippines
Phone Number: +63 916 780 9118
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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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Encounters with Fireflies

It was a tour that did not need a camera - all you'll need is a good eyesight and hearing. The boat ride in the dark was exciting! The fireflies looked like Christmas light and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Lailani P
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Dekalb, IL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I honestly wasn't too excited about this one. It was one of those things my girlfriend really wanted to do and I was like ok, let's go. I'm really glad I went though. It was a perfect night to go. Very clear and no moon light. We could see the fireflies all over the trees in spectacular fashion. It was... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a tour that did not need a camera - all you'll need is a good eyesight and hearing. The boat ride in the dark was exciting! The fireflies looked like Christmas light and they all shine when there's a res light. It could have been more awesome if the sky is clear and stars are more visible. There... More 

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Thank Lailani P
guildford
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So idilic and calm! We were taken slowly down the river in the pitch dark. Suddenly the mangrove trees were alight with fireflies! Just stunning and well worth a visit!

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Thank carolinibambini
Manila, Philippines
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good place. I enjoyed the fireflies cruise with stargazing. :) Perfect if you are going to go with your significant other :)

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Thank Nica L
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was honestly a one-of-a-kind trip. Where would you be able to go boating at night on a quiet river that has bio florescent water, with the stars out, and fireflies in the trees? Absolutely magical. The boatmen are quite knowledgeable, and they even point out the constellations and the planets to you. Tip: Try to book during the warmer... More 

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Thank insaneteacup
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Indeed one of the most serene experience you could ever have. With the calm water under you, the soft moonlight over you and the fireflies waiting to light up around you, some plankton, tranquility at its finest so fine that you don’t want the canoe to stop sailing.❤

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Thank Belle E
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you still have energy to go out at night, you may go to Iwahig for firefly watching. We only have a DIY trip because tours from agency are quite expensive, around PhP 1,000 to PhP 1300 per person. We hired a tricycle which costs Php 700 back and forth and another PhP 600 for the boat. That's a total... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It rained when our shuttle picked us up from our hotel. Good thing it stopped the moment we arrived to ride our boat. The food from the floating restaurant was tasty and the ambience is nice. The sky was dotted with stars and everything was beautiful specially when we were going around the mangroves looking at the fireflies. It looked... More 

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Guangzhou, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must to do in Palawan... so peaceful and quiet banca ride along the river. The fireflies were not that many because of the windy weather .

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Baliuag, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my first time in engaging in this kind of activity. And I can say that I did enjoy my visit.

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Thank Mariel G

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