Bioluminescent Bay Kayak Adventure Tour From San Juan

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    3:30pm - 5:45pm(times vary depending the season and your hotel location. Exact time will be verified after booking) Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Departs from most San Juan hotels and Metro Area
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point

Overview

This is one adventure not to be missed while in Puerto Rico! Join this fully-guided nighttime BioBay kayak adventure into one of the most amazing excursions of your life. Paddle your way through the mystical mangrove channels leading to Laguna Grande in a two seater kayak along with the companionship ofthe amazing tour guides. After kayaking for 30 minutes you will arrive to the lagoon whereyou will meet our glowing friends, the Pyrodinium Bahamense, microscopic plankton capable of producing natural light at the touch of your hand! Explore these amazing organisms up close as our professional eco-guide takes you to discover all its secrets. Learn how this fragile and unique ecosystem maintains a perfect balance of life and learn what you can do to protect such a special place.

Highlights

  • Family friendly
  • Popular choice with kids
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Snacks and Beverages included
  • Excellent value for money

Know More about this tour

This is one adventure not to be missed while in Puerto Rico! Join this fully-guided nighttime BioBay kayak adventure into one of the most amazing excursions of your life. Paddle your way through the mystical mangrove channels leading to Laguna Grande in 2-seaters kayaks!

After kayaking for 30 minutes you will arrive to the lagoon where you will meet our glowing friends, the Pyrodinium Bahamense, microscopic plankton capable of producing natural light at the touch of your hand! Explore these amazing organisms up close as your professional eco-guide takes you to discover all its secrets. Learn how this fragile and unique ecosystem maintains a perfect balance of life and learn what you can do to protect such a special place. The water comes alive with millions of glowing plankton creating a firefly effect that must be seen to be believed!

On this amazing BioBay kayak experience, youll get to learn interesting interpretations about the reserves fragile ecology while paddling in a safe and closed environment. Explore these amazing plankton up close and watch how every stroke of your paddle leaves behind a glowing swirl of blue light.

Please Note: During the months of November, December and January, bioluminescence may be poor due to cooler temperatures. During these months the tour will be more focused on the ecology and not the glow. You will see sparkles of light during the months of November and December. Full Moon phase may also affect the visibility of the bioluminescence.

Inclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (within the San Juan area)
  • Entrance Fees and National Park Fees
  • 2-seater kayaks and equipment
  • Kayaking orientation and instructions
  • Commentary of the surrounding area and its Flora and Fauna.
  • Light Snacks
  • Ice cold bottled water

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Additional transfer fee to towns outside of San Juan/Metro area such as Rio Grande, Luquillo, Fajardo and Dorado will apply; please contact us for more information.

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Additional transfer fee to towns outside of San Juan/Metro area such as Rio Grande, Luquillo, Fajardo and Dorado will apply; please contact us for more information.

Maximum weight is 190 pounds (86 kg).

Special arrangements can be made for persons weighting up to 250 pounds.  This must be notified at the moment of booking as regular kayaks are limited.

This is a 2-person kayak tour.

Minimum age is 6 years.

Participants cannot be afraid of the dark as you will be kayaking thru pitch black areas.

Not recommended for pregnant women past their third trimester, persons with recent surgeries, past injuries or back problems.  Bear in mind each participant must be capable of paddling on their own and will be sitting on the same position for about 2 hours.

You will get wet, it is recommended that you wear bathing suit underneath, bring a towel and extra clothes for after the tour.

Each Bio Bay tour is guided by a certified interpretive Marine Biologist trained in First Aid & CPR

Meeting time: Times might change depending the season and your hotel location. If so we will contact you in advance.

Please Note: During the months of November, December and January, bioluminescence may be poor due to cooler temperatures. 

This natural phenomenon is unpredictable, bioluminoscity level will vary from day to day.  Full Moon phase may also affect the visibility of the bioluminescence.