Luminous Lagoon Night Cruise In Jamaica - Montego Bay

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Visit Jamaica's fascinating Luminous Lagoon on a night cruise! Cruise around the glowing lagoon in a small boat at night with your expert guide and go for a dip in the colorful water. Enjoy a complimentary rum beverage on board as your guide answers any questions you have about this fascinating lagoon. This is a must-see attraction perfect for the whole family!


  • Family friendly
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Multiple departure times and locations available

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Explore Jamaica's Luminous Lagoon on this night cruise from Montego Bay, Ocho Rios or Negril. The lagoon is full of tiny, harmless microscopic organisms that give the water it's iridescent blue-green look. See this fascinating natural wonder in person on this night cruise.

After pickup from your hotel, head to the Luminous Lagoon, located in the parish of Trelawny and part of the Martha Brae River. Walk to the the launching point, board a small boat and head out onto the lagoon with your expert guide. Learn about why the lagoon glows as you cruise to the center of the lagoon, which is less than 5 feet (1.5 meters) deep, and enjoy a complimentary beverage. As the water gets disturbed, see an eerie light illuminating from below.

If you're feeling adventurous, take a swim in the glowing water, one of only a few like it in the world! Dont worry -- the lagoons eerie-looking water is actually completely harmless.

After exploring this Jamaican natural wonder, you'll be transported back to your hotel.

Note: depending on your hotel location, transportation varies from 1hour to 2.5 hours one way.

Inclusions for Luminous Lagoon Night Cruise In Jamaica

  • Nighttime boat cruise
  • Rum beverage
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Local guide

Exclusions for Luminous Lagoon Night Cruise In Jamaica

  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Remember to bring a swimsuit and towel

Not wheelchair accessible

Please note: time spent at the lagoon is approximately 30 minutes

Please Note: your must provide your hotel details to the local provider 

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

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  • I rang to confirm pick up time as requested and was told 5pm .we had a trip to Falmouth which is 10 minutes in the car from our hotel so realised that the lagoon was very close to us .so on the day I rang again to confirm be told it would be a 6:30 pm pick up .our driver arrived on time and we were at the lagoon for 6:45 the trip out into the lagoon was pleasent and the luminous water was visable on movement being made in the water by movement when people were swimming.we were back at the hotel for 8pm I didn't feel that the trip was worth the money and would not recommend it .

  • There was a lot of hype about this, but we were sadly disappointed with the quality. Many other people on the tour also voiced that their expectations were not met. We were told that this lagoon was the brightest of the 4, and that the night we were there was going to be very bright. It did light up but hardly at all. Swimming at night was fun, but overall- Not worth the money, will not do this excursion again.

  • We had a blast on this tour. It is difficult to describe the intensity of the glow in the water. We made water angels and swam around the boat for appx. 15 minutes. We were surprised that the water was very warm one moment and very cold the next and back to warm again. You will never forget this experience.

  • This is a must. It is amazing to see the water light up as you jump in! Don’t stay in the boat! The van was on time, friendly driver, fun organized tour. Bring a towel and change of clothes for drive back and cash to purchase photos. It is a magical night!

  • Loved it! Great experience !! Food and fire show were spectacular

  • We loved this experience and would highly recommend it to anyone traveling to the area! As mentioned in other reviews, the boat going out into the lagoon was quite crowded. At first I was a bit put off by this but found that I actually enjoyed the camaraderie of the other guests. Definitely go swimming! I would recommend swimming away from the boat. Most everyone stays pretty close, and because the water is not deep 4ft the water gets murky and the color is not quite as vivid. My husband and I both encountered several jellyfish. Don't let this deter you while not pleasant, the sting from the moon jellyfish is not nearly as intense as what you may have encountered before. I thought the amount of time in the water was perfect. I would do this again in a heartbeat!

  • really worth it.

  • this is something really worth experiencing. Now I was too afraid to swim in the water however the experience of just being there was outstanding. the crew was very informative and friendly and the limbo/fire eater was an awesome bonus.

  • This was so much fun! I'm so happy we did this on our, it was an amazing experience. Once you get to the boat dock, they take you out and let you swim for a bit then upon your return you get a complimentary rum punch and you can review the photos they take of you in the water which were great! We bought out photos because they came out better than the ones we took ourselves.

  • The Luminous Lagoon itself is an amazing natural wonder. We would recommend the cruise, but our transport by Holiday Services driver Orlando from our Negril resort was harrowing and effectively ruined the otherwise serene experience. Our driver Orlando was unexplainedly 40 minutes late, and on a wet, busy two-lane curvy coastal road proceeded to make up that lost time by speeding excessively, and aggressively passing every vehicle we approached, often without adequate visibility around curves or over hills. When all other taxis looked like Sunday drivers, we knew we were hostage to, and endangered by wild driving. It was a harrowing 1-1/2 hour ride there. If you have assurances of a safer driver, then take advantage of the opportunity to visit the lagoon.

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