We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
More Info
US$114.99*
and up
Private Bohol Evening Firefly Watching Cruise
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
May 4, 2018
“Firefly tour....”
Apr 26, 2018
“fire flys”
LOCATION
Cortes, Philippines
Write a ReviewReviews (18)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Filter
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Group of 9 visited at 7pm one evening and enjoyed our hour cruise.. Lots of firefly in the mangrove trees and I'm told the later you go the Better. We hired a boat instead of paying per person which helped us... Note....only go if it's...More

Thank CarlLeonora
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Abatan River Community Life Tour Fire flys We booked direct and got a moto-trike from alona beach 800 return, when we got there we Were given a coconut as a welcome drink. We chose the option of a private motor boat with skipper and guide....More

Thank Bjorn_Toulose
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 30 October 2017

I sailed on this river while we were having a tour about fireflies, I have written another review for the firefly tour on its own page. The river it self felt very peaceful and still, the water was so calm, the boats that we sailed...More

Thank William G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We only experienced this via the firefly tour but what we saw was peaceful and pretty, with relatively few other tourists.

1  Thank Karen C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We went there with my tita. You should have ask directly with them. You can choose between Boat (600Php per head) or Kayak (500Php per head). I', a bit disappointed with the information of lonely planet because from (1800php per head) in their book, it...More

2  Thank anabananatravel
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 14 February 2016

We wanted to see the fireflies, so went to Abatan river, but went a bit early and arranged with the boat man, to take us a bit early, when it s still not dark, so we can enjoy the river. We enjoyed the tour, and...More

1  Thank Jason H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Went for the Night Boat ride to watch the fire flies. This was a very interesting tour as we did not expect the view of so many little blinking lights concentrated in specific trees. Better then most xmass trees.

1  Thank DonDory
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 13 July 2015

It's an idea place for the popular firefly tour. The one in loay is priced steeper because it includes a buffet and various entertainment you can skip. For a cheaper, equally unforgettable experience, you can visit the town of Cortez, just a few minutes from...More

3  Thank Abbey C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Abatan River staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
;