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Gilligan's Island

Road 333 | Guanica PR, Playa de Guanica, Puerto Rico
1-787-821-4941
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Islands, Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Gilligan’s Island (the official name is Cayo Aurora) is a tiny island that is part of the Biosphere Reserve of Guánica. It is popular with locals for... more » Owner description: Gilligan’s Island (the official name is Cayo Aurora) is a tiny island that is part of the Biosphere Reserve of Guánica. It is popular with locals for swimming, snorkeling, beach-time, and kayaking. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

Visited Gilligan's Island with family and friends, we had the time of our lives. I highly recommend this island visit with lots of people our group was of twelve people it was great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Located also in the south. Minutes away from the city of Guanica. Only reachable by boat. They take you there and pick you up at a set time. Open year a round. If you swim between the two small island at the end relax feel like Lazy river and the water would bring you back to the starting point. You... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

If you are close, then you should go. Not worth making a long drive. But the water is nice. Not great for kids- great if you want to relax and have a drink.

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Gurnee, IL
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Twice in two trips to PR, we tried to get a boat ride to this "attraction" for a bit of snorkeling. One must have to be staying in the limited (and relatively primitive) South Coast resorts in order to go, because we were told by a snarling, haughty woman, guarding a parking lot chain, that "tickets" had sold out at... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

My hubby and I stayed in the Copa Marina Hotel in Guanica for a week and we took a ferry to Gilligan's Island from there. The ride was around 10 minutes and when we got there we were surprised to see such a beautiful scene... clear water, warm water, so relaxing! Originally we would just to visit and spend a... More

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Raleigh, NC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

90 percent of the people on Gilligan's island are locals. Pack a lunch, bring your snorkel, and swim and wade through clear waters. Come early to get one of the 5 tables or bring chairs blanket something. We were told to arrive by 5 but actually arrived at 7 and where 10th in line on a Monday, come earlier on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Great and beautiful little island off the coast of Guanica. After waiting for about 45 minutes we arrived in a beautiful small paradise. Nice clear water, although the amount of people visiting the area was well maintain and clean. 100 percent recomend to visit this island.

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Dunedin, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We went to the area to rent Kayaks, but it was too windy that day, so we took the ferry instead. We went on a Monday in July, and were surprised that the place was packed when we arrived. There is no beach to speak of, just open spaces between the mangroves, all filled with people who got there ahead... More

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This island get away on the southern coast of Puerto Rico is well known to the locals and a beautiful day trip for tourists. You can take a ferry over or bring your own boat or kayak. There is a fee for the ferry but no charge for boats or kayaks. There is a boat ramp available there. We were... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

90 percent of the people on Gilligan's island are locals. The name doesn't do it justice. Pack a lunch, bring your snorkel, and swim and wade through still aqua waters like you have never seen. it is like a mini Culebra that you can have to yourself (practically).

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