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Bioluminescent (Mosquito) Bay

Puerto Mosquito, Puerto Rico
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Type: Bodies of Water
Activities: Group tours/day tour, Scuba diving
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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Leominster, MA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

We used Abe's tours to explore the Bio Bay. We took the 10pm tour and met in the Sun Bay beach parking lot at 9:45. Things were a little disorganized with the check in process and when we had to get our life jackets on and into the vans. Seems like it could have been organized better and more efficiently... More

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Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

First off: I saw the bay on a Bio Bay tour run by Black Beard Sports, which is done in tandem (2-person) kayaks. There are other tours done in kayaks, canoes, and pontoon boats. You have to research which ones would work best for you. As for the bay itself: unreal. Once you get off the shore and go out... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

Very wonderful. The ride in van was long and hot. We had fumes coming in the van. Once we got to the bay, the kyact experience was excellent. The water was warm and the water lighting up and history was excellent

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Oakland, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

Don't get me wrong. The Biobay itself was gorgeous. We had never been before so I didn't have anything to compare it to, but we thought it was magical. The problems were more with the company and tour guide we had. First of all, they were EXTREMELY disorganized. They showed up almost an hour late to pick us up at... More

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Suwanee, Georgia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 NEW

I highly recommend taking this tour; mainly because there are so few places in the world where the geography and environmental factors all come together to make this possible. We were fortunate and our trip to Vieques happened to fall on a New Moon therefore the night sky was very dark; which also made the stargazing incredible. We did a... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

For $45 it was just ok. It is best not to go on a day when there is half a moon or full moon as you will not see it as well. But they are now open 7 days a week so there are more options. We had an excellent guide who was funny, outgoing. A

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Vega Alta, Puerto Rico
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51 reviews 51 reviews
13 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We were a little disappointed when we visited the Bio Bay because it wasn't lighting up that well. But I guess that is mother nature and you can't control it. Still it is magical and peaceful to go at night and see all the stars from the bay.

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Chicago, Illinois
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

One-word review: MAGICAL. We did this on our first night in Vieques with Bieque Eco Tours and had a great time. All of our concerns about the bay "fading" were washed away as we paddled away from shore and slowly each stroke underwater began to glow. We timed our visit with the moon calendar (do your research) and the experience... More

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birmingham, AL
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

There are only 5 bioluminescent bays in the world and 3 of those are located in PR... the brightest being on Vieques. Blackbeard sports was a little pricier than the other tours, but the tour size was small... only 9 of us with a maximum of 10- we preferred the small size and felt that the cost was worth it.... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

It was a boat in a bioluminescent bay - about what I was expecting. The moon was out so the night was a little brighter than the idea conditions. Pretty impossible to take pictures with average cameras or phones, which was disappointing. It was still a great view, though. The service we used, which was the Adventure Tours, had a... More

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