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Bioluminescent Bay, Fajardo

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Marvel at an unusual natural phenomenon at Bioluminescent Bay, one of the only locations in the world home to the glowing organisms. The creatures themselves, a type of plankton, emit a glow when disturbed or touched. Join an excursion offered by one of the many tour companies in the area, and you'll make your way through the darkness to the lagoon, passing through mangrove swamps along the way. Keep in mind that conditions may not always be ideal for viewing the glowing critters, and you'll need a reservation with a tour group in order to visit. Using our online itinerary creator, Fajardo attractions like Bioluminescent Bay can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We meet in a parking lot at dusk near town for what seemed like a hour long ride down a road that was never smooth for more than three feet. We ended up at a small canoe and kayak launch area in the d...  more »
  • Had a great time with Kayaking Puerto Rico on the Bio Bay tour. It was definitely worth the cost. You don’t have to be in that great of shape on this one as compared to the Culebra tour which is in th...  more »
  • Disappointing, most said the same. Very little lighting up although we were told conditions were ideal.  more »