Firefly Watching

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All about the Firefly Watching.

Book online Puerto Princesa Firefly Watching Tour. Enjoy stargazing amidst the quiet darkness of the wilderness a truly unique experience.

Firefly watching is one awesome experience to do after spending your day on island hoping and diving and other water activities.


Tour Highlights

  • Watching fireflies light up the trees
  • Mangrove forest

Recommended things to bring along: 

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Cameras and/or video
  • Insect repellent
  • Cash for personal expenses
  • Drinking water
  • Raincoat (just in case of rain)

Best time to go
It is possible to do Puerto Princesa Firefly Watching Tour all year round. The best time to go to Firefly Watching Tour is during the months of December and January when the mangroves are in bloom and attracts even more fireflies. You will see more fireflies on moonless nights.


Last Minute Bookings
Last minute bookings made 3 days or less to date of travel be may not be honored. If you wish to make a last minute booking and the calendar shows the date as grayed out, please contact our team by email, WhatsApp or phone.

Inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included?Items that are included in the cost.
  • All internal transport as per the itinerary
  • Activities as per the itinerary
  • Dinner at local restaurant
  • English speaking guide
What's not included?Items that are not included in the cost.
  • Travel insurance
  • Beverages
  • Charges incurred as a result of delays beyond our control
  1. Firefly Watching Pick up from you hotel between 5.40-6.00pm

    You will be collected from your hotel (within Puerto Princesa town proper) between 5:40 pm – 6:00 pm driven to Puerto Princesa’s Baywalk.

    Board the boat and proceed to the nearby Mangrove Area to witness the sight of thousands of glittering fireflies as the sun set – like Christmas lights filing up the darkness of the night.

    Explore the Mangrove area in search for fireflies on a 30,40-minute river cruise, then proceed to a floating restaurant for dinner.

    After dinner transfer back to your hotel (expect to arrive between 7:30pm- 8:00pm).