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Address: Road 333 | Guanica PR, Playa de Guanica, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 1-787-821-4941
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Gilligan’s Island (the official name is Cayo Aurora) is a tiny island that...

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.

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Incredible little island

I went there with a group of friend a day trip. I has been my first time over there and i had no idea how good or bad it would be. You should go to small inn next to the island... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Bertrand C
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I went there with a group of friend a day trip. I has been my first time over there and i had no idea how good or bad it would be. You should go to small inn next to the island which provide transportation services to the island for a fair price (ranging from $8-10). Some of our group brought... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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240 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Gilligan 's Island is a beautiful place to be visited . It is a small island surrounded by a well flat beach which is reached by boat. Tickets can be purchased when going up to the boat , the price is about $ 7 . They also sell food, buy the ticket of the boat and you take it to... More 

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Thank Ivonna02
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50 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You'll probably enjoy spending a few hours on Guilligan's/Gilligan's/Cayo Aurora. I don't think there's enough to this island to make a special trip from San Juan. Caja de Muertos is closer (Ferry leaves from Ponce), much larger and has much more to offer. But if you're staying in the south this is a unique cay to check out. We stayed... More 

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Thank PRFamilyVacations
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was super excited to go to the island. I heard the customer service was in need of some help, however, there competing against 3 places. They have a place to order food. A girl with braces took a gentleman's order. After he was displeased with her attitude, he finally paid and ordered. I could see her from where I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here before. Had a bad experience before. Was told i would get a discount if I put a good review. This place is great. I'll be back for sure. Food is excellent. You should really try this place out.

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Brockport, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very cool place to chill and enjoy the water. Shallow waters, great for kids. The island is cut into thirds by two streams of strong currents. Swim up one, then take the very fast ride back on the other. TONS of fish, great place for snorkeling!

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Thank coachrennie
San German, Puerto Rico
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it is so nice to go there. you need to get there early so you can get a good spot, also there is a ferry you have to take to get the island.

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Thank jeanettemadonia
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gilligans is one of our top beaches and is preserved by the Natural Resources Department. My recommendation is to go with your snacks and equipment to dive with fishes. However, PLEASE, never use the San Jacinto Restaurant & Boat for the trip. They are EXTREMELY HORRIBLE with everyone. They don't know the meaning of Customer Service. As a puertorrican, I'm... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There was nothing to see here. Horrible. I don't know why anyone would recommend it. The place is run down, and it was dirty. The bathroom is a latrine full of flies and the stentch was insane. There are no other facilities which is scary. There was no beach. It was dirt and then you kind of jumped into the... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I am not a fan of waves and have small children and this beach delivers. The water for the most part is not deep and with no waves and clear waters it is great for the family. Make sure you bring everything with you because you can't buy anything once you get on the boat. Consider wearing water shoes as... More 

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