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Bioluminescent Bay

Fajardo, Puerto Rico
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Ranked #3 of 6 Attractions in Fajardo
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description: One of the three bioluminescent bays in PR - others are in Vieques and in SW of Island.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Jupiter, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

So beautiful!! Even our kids were amazed (ages 7 and 9). Take the boat tour not the kayaks. Trust me.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

When going to the bioluminescent bay, go at nite it's the best view. Make sure to put your feet and hands in the water if your not afraid to swim.

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Saratoga Springs, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We went on an 8:15 kayaking trip through Los Tortugas Tour Company. It was a great experience and, even though there was a full moon when we went, we were glad we did it. The tour guide, whose name I cannot recall, was very helpful and knowledgeable. It was a challenge to kayak in the pitch dark through the mangrove... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

This is one of the most incredible things I have seen. Absolutely loved it. We did get lost on our way there as our chain of kayaks was broken, but as the guides explained with some humour, the mangrove swamp is only a few feet deep, so we weren't too worried. After a little while getting stuck we were picked... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I'm so happy we did this boat tour!! It was amazing! We didn't really know what to expect but the Captain Suarez boat company was so nice to let us in at last min. And offered us treats before we got on the boat. The captains Michael and Lucus were just so cool and were full of knowledge about the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

If you choose the kayaking experience, be prepared for a little workout and to get wet. It was so much fun! Pure Adventure was very knowledgeable and their crew was full of energy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Our family from 9 months to 70 loved this part of the trip. The sparking luminescence brought out the child in each of us. An amazing experience not only the sparkles in the water but a sky full of stars. We swam and played in the water. It was fun!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

If planning to go to Puerto Rico this is a most see! You can pay a guided kayak tour (40$ p/p). They will take you by an enchanted tunnel into the bioluminiscent lagoon (The Great Lagoon), and you will be able to experience some of the most marvelous effects of nature, the illumination of the water produced by some microorganisms... More

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Round Lake Beach, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Fun Experience! Really neat to kayak thru the mangrove tunnels in the dark! There was a full moon so harder to see the luminescent but they brought a tarp to put over our kayaks so we could see the glow!

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St. Louis, MO USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The glow exceeded expectations. The lagoon is scenic. You can see the stars and the mountain peaks from the rain forest. We took an electric boat tour. During high tide on the way into the lagoon, the back of the boat was glowing from the water pushing by the boat. Very cool! From the electric boat, we didn't notice bugs,... More

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