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Address: Laguna Grande | Las Croabas, Fajardo 00738, Puerto Rico
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+1 787-435-1665
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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One of the three bioluminescent bays in PR - others are in Vieques and in...

One of the three bioluminescent bays in PR - others are in Vieques and in SW of Island.

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Bioluminescent Bay Kayak Adventure Tour from San Juan
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Bioluminescent Bay Glass Bottom Kayak Tour from San Juan

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Amazing little Bioluminescent creatures! Kayaking Puerto Rico all the way!

This was a bucket list adventure. We booked our tour through the Kayaking Puerto Rico website from home. We took the 8:30 tour and it was dark. We followed our kayaking guides... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Andover, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a bucket list adventure. We booked our tour through the Kayaking Puerto Rico website from home. We took the 8:30 tour and it was dark. We followed our kayaking guides by flashlight into the channel. It was amazing to travel by dark. Every oar stroke caused a little flash of luminescence. February is low season for the proliference... More 

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Gibsonia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The kayak ride through the Mangroves is harder than expected. When it's pitch dark, it's scary for children. Tough to navigate to say the least. Guides try their best, and the water is not deep so no one is going to drown. The bay itself was less exciting than expected. We went in February and they say it's not as... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you google bioluminescent bay, you will see pictures that look look like they couldn't exist on earth - with kayaks and paddles glowing blue. That was definitely not the case so we left disappointed. There were hundreds of kayakers and only a little "glitter" on the water when you moved your paddle or hand. It was unique but not... More 

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Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Recommend using Kayaking Puerto Rico to view this bay (the early tour), as they have excellent & professional guides.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We booked a trip with Enchanted Island Tours. They were brilliant. Some of the other tour groups were less experienced and not geared up with the appropriate equipment. This was a great night time activity and we saw loads of tiny micro organisms when we got further up stream. Make sure you have a strong paddle buddy.

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Basque Country, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had fun kayaking in the bio bay. Due to the full moon we were unable to see much, but the 'Kayaking Puerto Rico' had a plan - they cover us with a black sheet so that we were able to see the bioluminescence and it was magical!

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The tiny Micro organisms known as Dinoflagellate, Glow in the Bay every night. One of the Only places in the world to see this phenomenon is here in Puerto Rico!

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Washington DC
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The kayak experience was simply great but when we got to the bay we found out that the organisms went on vacation leaving only one or two to entertain us. Anyway it is worth a try visiting them.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You can see this attraction by a walking tour through the mangroves or by kayak. Either way it is something very unusual and worthwhile. The biochemicals in some algae in this bay lights up like fire flys when it is agitated. We were told that due to light pollution in PR the bay is not as luminescent ad it once... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Apparently there are only 7 places in the world to have such an experience, and three of these are in Puerto Rico. I have been here twice and also to La Parguera twice. The merits of this particular experience reside in the (somewhat physical) canoe ride into the bahía, and then of course the vision of the gleaming dinoflagelates you... More 

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