We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cherating River

Features Animals
Book In Advance
41
All photos (41)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“clams”(7 reviews)
About
Contact
Cherating 26080, Malaysia
+60 17-915 4263
Call
Ways to Experience Cherating River
from USD 15.50
More Info
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 27 October 2010

We did a trip with Hafiz Cherating River Activities and thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience. Our trip was certainly enhanced by the enthusiasm and knowledge of Hafiz our guide. We did the River trip in the late afternoon. Didn't see a lot of animals but...More

7  Thank diob255114
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 31 July 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...More

9  Thank SookYee
Reviews (130)
There are newer reviews for Cherating River
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
97 results
Traveller rating
52
33
9
2
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
52
33
9
2
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews mangrove trees clams firefly cruise life jackets christmas tree monitor lizards red light sharp eye fireflies tour kuala selangor boat birds hafiz activities nature torchlight explanation
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
21 - 30 of 97 reviews
Reviewed 29 October 2015

I dont have much to talk about this place. Cherating is more popular with it beaches and resorts. The river? Who would want to bother with the river if the beaches is amazing.

Thank Emma E
Reviewed 28 October 2015

We loved Hafiz' Cherating Fireflies cruise! Hafiz is very informative and knowledgeable about fireflies. He has a deep passion for them, and he manages to pass that flame to his visitors. Totally recommend his cruises on the Cherating River, whether it is to see the...More

Thank Traveller26dec
Reviewed 28 October 2015

We did the tour with the Hafiz organization. At first it seemed like he learnt by heart the whole story he gave us, but you quickly forget there are other people with you on the boat when he calls the fireflies to land on you....More

Thank Sandrina D
Reviewed 17 October 2015

The tour starts at 4 pm ( subjected to change according to the tide ) so advice to call beforehand . The tour is not so informative but more of a boat ride to view the mangrove trees up close and if you are lucky...More

1  Thank jameskokmd
Reviewed 8 October 2015

The River cruise is new and exciting for children, especially those from urban area. We get to see mangroves, snakes sleeping on the tree branches, lizards, spider crabs and birds such as king fisher during the 1-2 hour river cruise. Something new for a change....More

Thank 26andy1969
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

Unless you've seen this with your own eyes you wouldn't believe how amazing the firefly trip is. Hafiz is a complete firefly enthusiast and will tell you what to expect. However the way he uses his flashlight to call swarms of fireflies is just magical....More

1  Thank Tony T
Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

My 1st visit was about 3 years ago. The experience is still amazing! It's a very good activity for couples, families or even big groups of friends. Very magical & romantic moment to watch fireflies lit up & fly towards us 😛 the only thing...More

1  Thank Resort572857
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Mangrove River Cruise was awesome! 1.5 hrs spend spotting wild animals like snake, iguana, rare blue crab, lotong ( a monkey species) and learning about trees in the mangrove.. Turtle watching basically depends on the season and your luck! But in case the turtle is...More

Thank Deelyn86
Reviewed 20 August 2015

The mangrove daytime tour was a good way to spend 11/2 hours. The tour in open boats goes up the river and the guides point out the wildlife along the way.

Thank alanloy
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Helpful guide, good trio, spotted several snakes, kingfishers, iguana and monkeys! Nice 1.5 hours out!

Thank Huib W
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 6 nearby hotels
Ranting Beach Resort
13 reviews
.40 km away
Cherating Bayview Resort
36 reviews
.51 km away
Cherating Eastana Beach Resort
24 reviews
.74 km away
Residence Inn Cherating
149 reviews
.89 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 11 nearby restaurants
Cherating Beach Bar
34 reviews
.30 km away
Don't Tell Mama Eco bar
144 reviews
.48 km away
Intan Seafood Restaurant
102 reviews
.50 km away
Loca Cafe Cherating
5 reviews
.15 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 9 nearby attractions
Pantai Teluk Mak Nik
12 reviews
9.64 km away
Kemaman Recreation Park and Mini Zoo (Taman Rekreasi dan Mini Zoo Kemaman)
12 reviews
20.80 km away
Penunjuk Beach
14 reviews
27.82 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Prettie74
4 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from syazni82 | Reviewed this property |
Hi prettie74, You can refer to this and make reservation with them.. hafizcheratingactivities.blogspot.my/?m=1
1
Vote