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16 Jul 2018
“Fireflies by riverboat”
4 May 2018
“Firefly tour....”
Cortes, Philippines
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Reviewed 17 July 2018

Travel with local village representatives who are working with local fishermen to help protect the fireflies in the trees along this river. You are welcomes with a fresh cocnut, and taken with your group in a private boat along the river and back, regulalrly spotting...More

1  Thank d3outguncom
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Group of 9 visited at 7pm one evening and enjoyed our hour cruise.. Lots of firefly in the mangrove trees and I'm told the later you go the Better. We hired a boat instead of paying per person which helped us... Note....only go if it's...More

Thank CarlLeonora
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Abatan River Community Life Tour Fire flys We booked direct and got a moto-trike from alona beach 800 return, when we got there we Were given a coconut as a welcome drink. We chose the option of a private motor boat with skipper and guide....More

Thank Bjorn_Toulose
Reviewed 30 October 2017

I sailed on this river while we were having a tour about fireflies, I have written another review for the firefly tour on its own page. The river it self felt very peaceful and still, the water was so calm, the boats that we sailed...More

Thank William G
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We only experienced this via the firefly tour but what we saw was peaceful and pretty, with relatively few other tourists.

1  Thank Karen C
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We went there with my tita. You should have ask directly with them. You can choose between Boat (600Php per head) or Kayak (500Php per head). I', a bit disappointed with the information of lonely planet because from (1800php per head) in their book, it...More

2  Thank anabananatravel
Reviewed 14 February 2016

We wanted to see the fireflies, so went to Abatan river, but went a bit early and arranged with the boat man, to take us a bit early, when it s still not dark, so we can enjoy the river. We enjoyed the tour, and...More

1  Thank Jason H
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Went for the Night Boat ride to watch the fire flies. This was a very interesting tour as we did not expect the view of so many little blinking lights concentrated in specific trees. Better then most xmass trees.

1  Thank DonDory
Reviewed 13 July 2015

It's an idea place for the popular firefly tour. The one in loay is priced steeper because it includes a buffet and various entertainment you can skip. For a cheaper, equally unforgettable experience, you can visit the town of Cortez, just a few minutes from...More

3  Thank Abbey C
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15 July 2018|
Response from CarlLeonora | Reviewed this property |
If it's raining avoid this tour... The reception will inform you what's best depending on the weather conditions...