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BioIsland

987 Street, Fajardo 00738, Puerto Rico
787-422-7857
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Ranked #2 of 43 activities in Fajardo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Boat Tours
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

This was an amazing tour, our two daughters were blown away with the lights in the ocean. It's a must do if you are coming to Puerto Rico. The crew was awesome, fun and very knowledgeable

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This is a natural phenomenon and so worth your time to see it – it took us several trips to PR before we knew it existed so I now tell everyone about it. Both times I’ve seen the bio-bay have been in electric boats however, this is the first time with Bio-Island and I will absolutely use them again. Barney... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

Not only is the Bio Bay an extraordinary natural phenomenon to see, you really need to go with this Captain on this motorized experience. We had the same feeling as others - kayaks did not look at all enjoyable and the opportunity to relax, listen and learn from this outfit was *so much a better experience*. It is clear this... More

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Hialeah, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I would definitely recommend this tour. It was an amazing experience. Our tour guide Mario was the best. Had a great sense of humor making our tour fun and educational. We learned a lot about the mangroves, iguanas etc. A little tip: Book early because they are always sold out. We recommend the first tour approx. 6:30pm because you get... More

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Perkins, Oklahoma
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We visited Fajardo with a family group this week and wanted to do the bio bay kayak tours. However, a couple of our group are in their 80s, so we were afraid the kayaks might be too challenging. After a little research, we discovered the BioIsland Electric Boat tour. It was a perfect choice! The boat only carries about six... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

My husband and I were SO grateful that we did not try to kayak in a dark lagoon. The electric boat was a lot of fun and relaxing and we got to learn a lot from our guide. I agree with the previous posters, you must book early if you want a spot. Also, go on the first trip! I... More

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Virginia
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133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

BioIsland did a great job and I definitely recommend them - Mario is a great guide! We expected that it was just the bio bay, but on the trip there and back we learned about the mangroves, iguanas, birds and much more - the trip was really informative and fun. It was a highlight for the family (two adults, and... More

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Charlottesville, VA
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

# 1 - CALL EARLY. We booked about a month in advance. During our week long stay in PR, there was one boat ride that had spots available, and we only had two people. We got Voice Mail, but they called back same day and booked me over the phone. #2 - Go BOAT. There are many, many kayaks out... More

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Round Hill, Virginia
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6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The whole family had a wonderful time cruising through the mangrove forest, and then out onto the bio-luminescent lagoon itself. The boat is not just for disabled or elderly passengers who are unable to kayak - I think it would be my preferred method no matter what. There were LOTS of different kayak companies on the bay, trying to teach... More

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Houston, Texas
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Bioisland did a great job and i definitely recommend them - the bay was really worth seeing! As mentioned by others, Mario is a great guide, and the trip was really informative. Like several others, I had the "kayak vs. boat" debate with myself. We tend to be fairly active, and thus i wondered if we were copping out to... More

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