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Donsol Firefly Tour

Ogod River, Donsol, Luzon, Philippines
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Bit boring really

We decided to do this trip as there was not a lot else to do in the area on a night. It filled some... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
via mobile
Quiet and reaxing if you have spare time

When you are about Donsol they will try to upsell you this activity. We did it since it was cheap... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
Santiago, Chile
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Ogod River, Donsol, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We decided to do this trip as there was not a lot else to do in the area on a night. It filled some time, but dragged on a bit. You get to see a few firefly in the trees and it looks nice, but...More

Thank TonyMadelin
Reviewed 30 June 2017

When you are about Donsol they will try to upsell you this activity. We did it since it was cheap and was nothing to die for but was entretaining. You go on a quiet river during the night, and see in total about 4 trees...More

Thank Invertebrada
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We chose this Attraction in Donsol as it was recommended by Mommy and Daddy from Fun Asia Divers. We really enjoyed the trip which was very, very informative and everybody in our family loved the little creatures which looked like Christmas lights! Thank you for...More

Thank Karin S
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Super friendly staff who are happy to tell you about the history and local culture, as well as the science behind the glowing flies. an amazing way to spend a night. I've never seen anything quite like it, unfortunately you would need an amazing camera...More

Thank Jonathon P
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Was recommended the Firefly cruise by a local and I'm glad I took the tip. Operator collected me from the hotel which was a bonus, and drove straight to the river. The tour takes around 1.5hrs and starts just on dusk. By the time you...More

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Our only activity was the whaleshark interaction. So we just tried this not expecting anything. It was surprisingly good.

Thank lane315
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We did not know about the activity but it was great. Nice boat ride in the night with PLENTY of fireflies on the riverside. Beautiful!

Thank GabriCapToxo
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Indeed, like the words of the song, "A Whole New World" of the famous animated movie, "Aladdin", our cruise in the still of a balmy, dark night along Ogod River in Sorsogon was a relaxing cap to a packed day of sun, sea, bees and...More

Thank bo-voyage
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Nice activity at night, the fireflies are staying on the trees by the river. Very Nice guide (almira).

Thank 880clarah
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed this boat ride where we were able to see loads of fireflies in the trees along the banks of the river. Would be great for all ages. The tour guides are knowledgeable. One of the only evening activities on donsol. Book via your...More

1  Thank kelly b
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Mea Fe G
26 February 2017|
Response from Abhijit_Singh | Reviewed this property |
No need to book the tour, you can just turn up at the venue. Tour happens only in the evening so it depends whether you are comfortable travelling back to Legaspi after dark.
23 February 2017|
Response from Perry A | Reviewed this property |
I was staying at Aguluz Homestay in Donsol and the owner took us to the fireflies tour site. You will have to arrange a ride to the starting area. You can contact Marilyn at Aguluz Homestay.