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Bioluminescent Bay

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Address: Laguna Grande | Las Croabas, Fajardo, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 787-435-1665
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: One of the three bioluminescent bays in PR - others are in Vieques and in...
One of the three bioluminescent bays in PR - others are in Vieques and in SW of Island.
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Bioluminescent Kayak Adventure from San Juan

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The kayak tours for the Bio Bay are booked at a minimum of 5 days out, so make your reservation before you go. My daughter is pregnant so we needed to use the motor boat rather... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

The kayak tours for the Bio Bay are booked at a minimum of 5 days out, so make your reservation before you go. My daughter is pregnant so we needed to use the motor boat rather than the Kayak there is only 2 companies that have motorboats and they were booked 8 days out, reserve early.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

The bioluminescent bays are a must see. There are only six of these bays in the world and three of them are in PR.

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Tidewater, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

While the ads show bright glowing water, we only saw a very faint light when the water was disturbed..... And this was after kayaking in almost total darkness (one little glow stick was tied on the front of each kayak) through a narrow stream, while trying to not bump into the kayaks from the other groups going in the opposite... More 

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Clovis, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

We freaked out a little when our tour was like an hour late but when we finally gout in the boat we understood why. The only access to this lagoon is thru a narrow canal. There are many kayak tour groups accessing the same canal so boat traffic can get very congested especially at high or low tides when the... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

What an unbelievable experience! The small creatures in the water give off a glow when disturbed, not that you hurt them when doing so. Try and pick a dark evening, I would recommend going on the latest tour and going with glass bottom kayaks to enhance the experience. There are several companies that go out with kayaks and vary by... More 

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Panama City Beach, FL
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We had researched going on this excursion and were expecting to see lots of illumination when we got into the lagoon-- You have to go when the moon is a new moon so it is the darkest possible-- we thought we had the perfect day selected since it was a new moon but we saw a little bit of white... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

The bio bay is a unique experience. It is not as bright as you might hope - so when you go is important - try to go late enough that it is fully dark, and at a time of month when there is little or no moon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

This was an amazing experience. It is done at night and is something to see to believe. You go out into the water and see these organisms that glow in the water. You can even swim with them!

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Sweeny, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is one of the wonders of the world...add it to your bucket list. My wife and I in a kayak together, about a dozen other kayaks paddling off into the dark mangrove channels! Then into the open lagoon where the salinity is greater than the ocean...tiny single celled life forms sparkle when you touch the water with your hand... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

the kayaking in the dark was a bit of a challenge, but it was well worth it to see the bay light up with movement.

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