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Night view of the fireflies

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Not what I had expected

The night view of fireflies which is about 1 hour and 15 minute drive from Penang - on the mainland... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2013
szaidi
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Bangkok, Thailand
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More than 20 of us went for an excursion for firefly watch. All of us have high hope but end up... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
MuntriMews
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George Town, Malaysia
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29 May 2017
“Staff Excursion”
21 Apr 2017
“An expensive waste of time”
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Night view of the fireflies Krian Road, Penang Island 10040, Malaysia
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

More than 20 of us went for an excursion for firefly watch. All of us have high hope but end up disappointed with the arrangement. Two vans have been arranged, one 'friendly' van, the other 'unfriendly' van as there are stickers all over the van...More

1  Thank MuntriMews
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This "attraction" has clearly seen better days. After roughly an hour's drive from Georgetown we arrived at the site around 7.20pm and waited at a run down building until it got dark around 8.00pm. In that 40 or so minutes no-one communicated anything, and I...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 24 July 2015

We have recently visited this so called attraction. There was very heavy traffic and it took us more than 3 hours to reach there.The driver of our vehicle rang up and requested the person at the counter to wait for us. We were the last...More

Thank mphansaria
Reviewed 21 December 2014

Enjoyed this place much more than the Fireflies place in Desaru. The boat men would steer almost into the bushes and you can easily catch the fireflies. A lovely experience as we came at a time on a weekday where there were no other passengers.

Thank ptaxol
Reviewed 28 December 2013

The attraction is far away from Kuala Lumpur. You need to drive for at least one and a half hours to spend no more than a half-an-hour boat ride along the river watching the fireflies. During the boat ride you can't take pictures with flash...More

5  Thank Khaled A
Reviewed 5 August 2013

Absolutely amazing, you go on a little boat round the river you see the trees light up like christmas trees. Make sure you have good mosquito protection we were eaten alive even with it!

2  Thank Louise C
Reviewed 23 April 2013

The night view of fireflies which is about 1 hour and 15 minute drive from Penang - on the mainland - was a bit disappointing. The fireflies are on the mangroves on particular bushes, and very tiny. They shine like Christmas lights. There are not...More

3  Thank szaidi
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