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Glistening Waters Luminous Lagoon Tour

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Address: Falmouth, Jamaica
Phone Number: 876-954-3229
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Take swimwear and a towel and be amazed as the knowledgeable crew take you to the middle of the lagoon for an experience which can only be had in three other places on the planet... read more

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Take swimwear and a towel and be amazed as the knowledgeable crew take you to the middle of the lagoon for an experience which can only be had in three other places on the planet. Dinoflagellates emit a glow when agitated. Get in the water, stir them up, and be mesmerized by the glow.

Thank BallardMusic
Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited the Glistering Waters 2 days ago and we are very glad we did it as it is a unique experience! The ride to the lagoon was over an hour long, but it gave us an opportunity to see the real Jamaica, and 5 o'clock traffic. Once there, we had the ever present rum punch and a short dance... More 

Thank ccristyd
Florence, AL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was an incredible phenomenon to experience! They even allowed individuals to leave the boat and swim in the water. We were especially fortunate to watch a thunderstorm pass by in the mountains while we were on the boat. They do, however, cram as many people in the boat as possible. There was an entertaining show and rum punch after... More 

Thank Woodismom
Carthage, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Swimming in Glistening waters is a once in a life time experience. !! This is something that only happens is 3 or 4 places in the world, Make this a must when visiting Falmouth or Montego Bay

Thank Cordell D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a pretty short excursion, as the boat ride out into the lagoon, which includes the ability to swim in the water, is pretty cool. Especially if you've never experienced bio-luminescence. If you have, then meh, this may not be that special for you. If you go, I suggest grabbing a cab from your hotel and just paying the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We received this excursion as a wedding gift and were so excited to do it. This is one of 4 places in the world that has a luminous lagoon--and is the only one in Jamaica. It was an hour from our hotel and my husband and I both agree that it was well worth the trip!! DEFINITELY take advantage of... More 

Thank Zach M
York, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We thought the swim in the lagoon was fascinating and amazing fun. Our advice - wear a life-vest (even good swimmers got tired of treading water), book early (our adventure was over-booked and we were sitting in each other's laps), and skip the fire dance thing if you have young children (it was inappropriate).

Thank Deb G
Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice to see the glowing waters at night. I am no extremists, however was a little boring to me. #snoozefest

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was a skeptic. I mean, GLOWING water?! But it really glows and is a once in a lifetime experience! However-- here's the skinny on this experience. 1. Wear water shoes. The bottom of the water is super muddy and you won't want to feel it on your feet. 2. Wear and bring bug spray. Before you embark on the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is amazing to see glowing people everywhere in the water! BUT, there is a lot of room for improvement to this 8th wonder of the world! First, the waiting area is tiny, a nice reception area with restrooms, changing rooms and a bar/cafe would bring in so much more business. The "bartenders" were sweet young ladies but freely admitted... More 

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