Enjoy an enchanting evening surrounded by the warm glow of fireflies in Coron, Palawan, with this private firefly-watching tour. This activity is perfect for travelers looking for a less crowded attraction in Coron since only a few people are allowed at a time to avoid scaring the fireflies. In addition to the firefly watching tour, this package also covers the entrance fees, a set dinner, hotel pick-up and drop-off for accommodations within Coron, land transfers, and service of a guide.
On the day of your tour, your designated guide will pick you up from your Coron hotel around dusk. From there, the guide will drive you to the local mangrove forest, which is home to swarms of fireflies. After your guide settles the registration and entrance fees, you will board a small boat at a nearby port.
When you've settled into the boat, the guide will begin steering the boat across the river that cuts through the mangrove trees. Make sure to keep your eyes peeled so you can spot the fireflies dancing around you and the trees. Your guide will also share tidbits about the area and the insects, such as how the forest is a perfect habitat for them due to the tropical climate.
Feel free to take photos of this beautiful encounter but make sure to turn your flash off so you won't end up scaring off these gentle creatures. While the fireflies light up the air around you, you can also witness another elegant natural phenomenon that takes place just along the water's surface: the bioluminescent plankton.
These microscopic animals tend to emit light when they move across the surface. To get a better look at how they glow a soft blue light, dip your hand in the water and make gentle movements to see the edges of the small ripples you create glow a shade of blue. Soon you will find yourself in the middle of a light show thrown by mother nature herself as the fireflies, and the planktons light up the water and the air around you.
After marveling at these shimmering creatures, you will head back to the port and enjoy your complimentary set dinner. When you've finished your delicious meal, your guide will escort you back to your hotel within Coron.
Experience a magical encounter with Coron's fireflies through this leisurely tour. Check availability by choosing a date.
- The operator may cancel the tour in case of force majeure or unforeseen circumstances like weather conditions. In this case, you will be given the option to reschedule or request a full refund.
- No refund for no-show guests.
- For guest safety protection, the minimum health standard is strictly observed.
- Not all establishment accepts credit card, bring extra money in Philippine Peso currency.