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Hambilica Firefly Hatchery And Sanctuary

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Barangay Maite, San Juan, Philippines
+63 917 700 0467
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Was there 7pm and wandered around the grounds for a bit. No one manning the reception and no one... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2018
vivwanders
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Manila, Philippines
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seen it ... and it is GREAT

Install google map...download offline map of Siquijor....search Siquijor's destination..... take a... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2017
Rouseld R
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Mar 18, 2018
“Is this still running?”
Apr 8, 2017
“seen it ... and it is GREAT”
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Barangay Maite, San Juan, Philippines
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+63 917 700 0467
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Was there 7pm and wandered around the grounds for a bit. No one manning the reception and no one around. Looked at the stars, they have a nice platform to view these from. But no fireflies (or people) to be seen.

Thank vivwanders
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

Install google map...download offline map of Siquijor....search Siquijor's destination..... take a motorcycle....tap drive and let "IndayEnglesira" (what I call her,the woman voice of google map) assist you.... then when you reach your destination be sure to ENJOY......

Thank Rouseld R
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Reviewed 11 October 2015

we got there at around 6:30pm led by a tricycle driver. the lady who owns the place is very passionate and gave us a private tour on the place and life of firefly. we saw quite a few fireflies in the dark. together with the...More

1  Thank moffea
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Reviewed 20 February 2015 via mobile

We heard that Siquijor was named after fire flies from the Spanish so we wanted to see some. We found this place after asking a few locals where to go You will see a small sign on the side of the road. Just go down...More

Thank SuzanneP8
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Reviewed 17 February 2015

Hard to find and not always open. We got a private Tour of the lady who was so passionate and knowledgable. Saw a lot of fireflies and combined with the starry sky it was magical

1  Thank Chris_ToscaAmsterdam
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Reviewed 25 December 2014

We came as a couple around 8pm and were both shown the differing areas where the fireflies breed at different stages throughout their lifecycle. This particular species of Firefly feed off the Hermit Crabs crawling around the beach area which encompasses the owners property. The...More

Thank andrewilson
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Reviewed 4 November 2014

but it was due to the bad weather, or just not the time of year. i made a special trip to see this so good idea if there is a way to find out when the fireflys are able to be seen.

1  Thank sunnikerr
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Reviewed 12 December 2013

I thoroughly enjoyed the fire fly hatchery visit. The owner, Fides, who is an attorney from Manila but lives here most of the time, gave us a well informed tour, showing us the fire flies (the larvae are laid just next to the water, on...More

4  Thank New_YLOO
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