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Firefly Watching

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Address: Iwahig River, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island, Philippines
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+63 916 780 9118

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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Firefly Watching in Puerto Princesa
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Palawan Escapades

Very informative and a very rare experience. Well informed tour guides and value for money. Recommended for those visiting puerto princesa

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Wendell B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was a very memorable night experience seeing all the Fireflies in the trees. They look like Christmas Lights! The guides say sometimes there are Bio luminescent plankton in the river, but unfortunately, there were none that night. Aside from Plankton, what was more striking to me was seeing the Stars. There were a LOT! Since the place is very... More 

Thank Lean A
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I booked this excursion and were pleasantly surprised. We drove through beautiful landscapes getting there with a knowledgable guide (also a great singer) and the place was actually not as massively visited as we thought. We ate in a small restaurant there and they even brought us some extra vegetarian options (since we are both vegetarians) and... More 

Thank Jacq129
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing like what we expected - absolutely blew our minds away. Very information tour starting at city baywalk then you go by boat to see the fireflies - Tour takes ~40 minutes. We were very lucky as there were loads of fireflies to be seen (don't pick a night with a fullmoon). Night was topped off with a buffet dinner... More 

Thank Samantha L
angelocayabo, General Manager at Firefly Watching, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review.... Hope that it would be helpful to everyone... It nice because it is a regular trip every night... Here at baywalk station Firefly watching More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent trip with great food. Nighttime trip into the Mangroves to see the Fireflies glowing. Although they say you can take pictures but needs to be done with no flash. Stopped on way back to a floating restaurant for a buffet meal. Food was excellent.

Thank Ron C
angelocayabo, General Manager at Firefly Watching, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your appreciation of our Firefly watching tour here at baywalk, and for our buffet dinner in the floating restaurant... More 

Lazi, Philippines
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26 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So we hired a tricycle going to Iwahig Firefly Watching. He charged us Php800 for round trip. We were 3 at that time. The road going to Iwahig was very dark. Even though it's a highway they don't have any street lights which makes it more scarier to travel at night. Especially if you're not on a tour group. We... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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101 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is really an incredible commune with nature, not only with the fireflies but with the clear view of celestial bodies. Because of clear, pollution-free skies, and being in almost complete darkness, the countless stars and constellations as well as planets are literally heavenly to behold.

Thank nav795
Cavite Province, Philippines
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For some it may be a common thing to see firefly but for those living in the city, it's very rare to see them. This experience really made me missed the province life and learn more about them. Not only that, they also provide information about Mangrove 'Bakawan' and other creatures/living things in the area. And the experience of doing... More 

Thank TheAnnoyingCherryPH
Tallinn, Estonia
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very lovely and romantic thing to do in the evening. Buffet was decent, guide very qualified. fireflies- amazing. stars- bright

Thank Vengabondo
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very informative and a very rare experience. Well informed tour guides and value for money. Recommended for those visiting puerto princesa

Thank Wendell B
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Nice to see a lot of fireflies, stars and sparkling water. A quiet boat trip over a small river. Not amazing but worth to go.

Thank Vincent v

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