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Bioluminescent (Mosquito) Bay

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Address: Puerto Mosquito, Puerto Rico
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$54.00*
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Night BioBay Kayak Tour from Vieques
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Vieques Bioluminescent Bay Night Kayak Tour

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The Bioluminescent (Mosquito) Bay is a must see; it was truly magical. The guides are also very informative and fun.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Bandarturk
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New York, New York, United States
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were very excited to see the Bio bay on our 3 night excursion to Vieques island. It was a huge disappointment since we saw absolutely nothing. It was very windy and close to a full moon, so not sure if those were factors. If this was the case, the tour company should have some integrity and cancel tours in... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hi we went on a bio bay tour about 5 days before the full moon and couldn't see anything. The area around the bio bay is getting built up and there was ambient light reflecting off the clouds from the city lights which did nothing to help matters. The 3/4 moon would come and go and there was so much... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bioluminescent (Mosquito) Bay is a must see; it was truly magical. The guides are also very informative and fun.

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Thank Bandarturk
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Vieques for one day and because there was a full moon we didn't see the bay light up. The kayaking part was enjoyable, but I would have appreciated it if the tour had been cancelled for a refund. I believe most of the others were cancelled that day except for ours.

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are planning to visit the bay and you are close to the full moon it is not the best option. The moon light will surely not give you the full experience. But we were lucky enough to have an excellent guide who made us aware of everything that was happening past and present in the bay. It is... More 

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Elmira, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked with Tiano's Aqua adventure. If you go don't hesitate to book with them. We booked a night to go and they cancelled our tour instead of just taking your money to see nothing. I was very impressed by this. The owner said the water was too cold and the moon was too bright so he didn't feel good... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This bay is still being "peddled" to tourists at an approximate cost of $45 - $65 per person but the bay has been destroyed by tourism. You run a BIG chance of not seeing anything. If you MUST do this, rent a kayak and drive yourself there. You can go in thru the Sun Bay beach, drive toward the back,... More 

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Melrose, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went with ABEs (great group, friendly and efficient) The Bio bay is worth the trip. I'd suggest the later (8:30) tour and go when there's no moon, you want it to be as dark as possible. If you could arrange a well timed power outage on a moonless overcast night it'd be perfect ;-) Most groups seem to meet... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved kayaking at night in the dark. The moon was a bit bright so the effects weren't as dramatic as some photos. But we didn't mind. It was so much fun to be out on the bay. Plus the stars were amazing.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved the company we booked with for the biobay tour, (see previous five star review) and this review does not reflect them but the biobay experience in itself. The biobay was underwhelming as a whole, seemed to be a great night for visibility-little moon, cloudy skies, well after sunset...but we were only able to visualize the glowing from under... More 

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