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Kuala Selangor Tour: Firefly Experience, Seafood Dinner & Boat Ride

Instant confirmation Hotel Pick up included

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?


  • Duration

    7-8 hours

  • Start time

    Pick–up from City hotel : 2.45pm – 3.00pm

    Tour Departure Time : 3.30pm – 3.45pm

  • Meeting Point
    Pick up from your hotel. (Please mention your hotel name and address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, our customer service executives will get in touch and confirm the details)
  • Ending Point

    You will be dropped off to your hotel.

Key Highlights

  • Get a taste of rural life during your trip to the traditional fishing village of Kuala Selangor
  • Watch thousands of luminescent fireflies blinking in the dark, a truly magical experience
  • Kuala Selangor has the largest firefly colonies in the world
  • Visit the historical attractions, spend time in a bird sanctuary and soak in the scenic beauty
  • Relish a traditional seafood dinner in a fishing village
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of city life
  • Enjoy the convenience of hotel transfers from Kuala Lumpur


Experience the rural side of Malaysia and witness a unique spectacle of watching thousands of fireflies blinking in the dark during a trip to Kuala Selangor. Indulge in local spices and seafood with dinner at a traditional fishing village and take a scenic ride in a typical Malay wooden row boat.

Depart from your hotel in Kuala Lumpur in the afternoon and enjoy a 2-hour drive to Kuala Selangor, a traditional fishing village with one of the largest firefly colonies in the world.

On arrival at Kuala Selangor, visit “Kota Melawati” formerly known as “Fort Altingsburg” and see the execution block, royal mausoleum and colonial buildings. A popular weekend attraction, Bukit Melawati (Melawati Hill) was once a stronghold for the Selangor Sultanate and has a fascinating history. The hill also affords a fabulous view of the Selangor coastline.

The bird sanctuary park at the foot of Bukit Melawati is an ideal place for bird watchers to watch migratory birds. Also found are silvered – leaf monkeys, butterflies etc.

At dusk, you will head to a fishing village for a sumptuous seafood dinner before proceeding to Kampung Kuantan for a ride in a typical Malay wooden row boat.

Row upstream in a small un-motorised boat (tongkang) in the quiet darkness to witness the ‘blinking trees’. Take in the breathtaking spectacle of thousands of luminescent fireflies blinking in the darkness of the mangrove swamp of Kampung Kuantan. The skilled local oarsmen make this experience a memorable and unforgettable one.

After the fireflies experience you will be taken back to Kuala Lumpur and dropped off at your hotel.


  • Hotel transfers
  • Air-conditioned vehicle Seafood Dinner
  • Boat ride


  • Gratuities

Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 48 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all departure details.

Please wear flat shoes and bring insect repellant.

Voucher Information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

Minimum pax Requirement: 2 people

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

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