Puerto Princesa Iwahig Firefly Watching Tour with Transfers

Puerto Princesa Iwahig Firefly Watching Tour with Transfers
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Experience a magical evening watching fireflies glowing brightly in its natural habitat in this Puerto Princesa Iwahig Firefly watching tour. This sightseeing tour lasts over a comfortable 4 hour period, just enough time for either a romantic getaway with your special someone, a honeymoon tour, or a nature-themed trip with friends and family.

This tour includes hotel pick up and transfers within Puerto Princesa. An English speaking guide will meet you at your accommodations, where you will then proceed to the Iwahig River. With its brackish and ecologically diverse waters, this river is home to a lush mangrove forest. Entrance fee to the park and boat transfers are included in this tour, and you will need to put on a life vest as a safety precaution when passing through the mangroves.

As a protected habitat, fireflies flourish among Iwahig River’s dense mangroves. It is also a magnet for tourists who want to see this first hand. Don’t get too near as these sensitive creatures need breathing space to illuminate. Besides, the glow can best be admired from afar.

Because of its rich biodiversity, fireflies are not the only creatures that thrive in this setting. After looking up among the trees and sky, look down at the river, and you might catch a glimpse of another spectacular light show in the form of bioluminescent planktons. If you don’t make too much noise and turn off the flash on your camera, you could witness an extravagant display of shimmering light from both the sky and the beneath the boat you are riding. 

This firefly watching tour in Puerto Princesa is a must-try Palawan experience. Check availability by choosing a date.


Air-Conditioned Vehicle
Hotel Pick Up and Drop Off within Puerto Princesa downtown
English - Speaking Guide
Boat Transfer
Entrance Fee to Iwahig Mangrove


Sightseeing and Walking

What to bring

Personal Medicine
Extra Towel
Jacket or Umbrella (During rainy season)

Good to know

- All our guides speak English.

- Not all establishments accept credit or debit cards, and ATMs may be limited.

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