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Bioluminescent Bay

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The bioluminescent bay is one of Grand Cayman's most popular night-time tourist attractions. The visibility of the bioluminescence is best seen when snorkeling in the water with a mask. You can only do this on the boat version of the tour. There is...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bioluminescent Bay Electric Boat Tour out of Rum Point is a must see. It features glowing plankton ,tremendous views of the night sky and a night of fun filled info provided by your tour guide involving sea life and astronomy ( we had MARTY...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank mud7slide
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a new moon the night we took the tour, which made everything very visible. The tour guide was very knowledgeable. Taking photographs of the Bioluminesent is very difficult, cell phone will not get it don.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Robert P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re lucky enough to be on Grand Cayman with no moon and clear skies you’ve got to take this tour. We were fortunate to have a super tour guide, Marty. He took us out into the bay on a specially designed boat that runs...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank kandpmcc1101
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take a boat ride in the dark from an unlit beach to a protected bay that's packed with glowing plankton. When you disturb the water the creatures glow! So cool. Our guide was very passionate about protecting the ocean life and explained about not handling...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Heidi T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If there is one thing to do in Grand Cayman, it is going to this bay, and floating in the water observing the dark water come to life with color.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Mark H
Reviewed January 15, 2019

We did the Bio luminescent Bay tour with White Sands Sports in Grand Cayman last week. I cannot say enough about this experience! Our guide was Jefferson, and he went out of his way to make our experience amazing. He was very professional and extremely...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Beth R
Reviewed January 13, 2019

We did the electric boat tour with Cayman Kayaks. It was phenomenal! If you're lucky enough to visit Grand Cayman around the new moon, definitely check this out. It was one of the coolest things we've ever done. Our tour guide was David (I think!)...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Lisa G
Reviewed January 13, 2019

We tried the night time bioluminescent boat tour on the North side of Grand Cayman. The craft has a specially equipped boat that has a quiet electric drive, and removable floor panels to allow your feet and hands to create the plankton light show onboard....More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Daniel P
Reviewed January 13, 2019

If you do one thing while in Grand Cayman, do this. It is a natural wonder that depending on sea levels could disappear overnight.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank GGGCA26
Reviewed January 13, 2019

Bioluminescent Bay can be reached through tours via kyack or small boat (we chose boat since you kyack over a mile each way in the dark) from Starfish Point. Phenomena worth seeing when water is swirled. Fascinating evening. Only a few bays in the world...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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February 3, 2019|
Response from Cheryl S |
I would stick with George's water sport. We used them for the Stingray City and Starfish point tour. Amazing day. We had booked another company for the bioluminescent tour and there was no comparison in the service. See... More
July 29, 2018|
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Response from EmmaJ427 | Reviewed this property |
You could wear a life vest but does help it you can swim in top of water. You cannot put feet on bottom due to Jelly fish and plant life. Water is shallow but you cannot walk in it. You also don’t have to get in the water... More
Albert W
July 24, 2018|
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Response from George W | Property representative |
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