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. Plan to see Bioluminescent Bay and other attractions that appeal to you using our Fajardo trip itinerary planner.
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  • I'm a lover of kayaking so this was right up my alley! Even if you can't kayak, you'll get a short little training and be able to pick it up in no time. We waited till almost dark then took a 2 person...  more »
  • Highly recommend this excursion while in Fajardo, PR. Truly adventurous and one to mark off of your bucket list. Not very many places to stay in Fajardo. The conquistador resort is pricey but very nic...  more »
  • It may have been the tour company, but there were several on the bay that night. You paddle your pirogue what seems like forever into a hidden lagoon. All the ads show the emission of light in the wat...  more »

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