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 booked a tour with E & B Tours that took us to La Parguera on the south west side of the island. It included shuttle service from our hotel in San Juan, a 2 hour snorkeling trip on a small reef, din...  more »
  • The bay is not doing its best due to the hurricane. But you can still see droplets of glow when paddling and/or moving your hands through the water. Still a cool experience to see as a first timer. Ho...  more »
  • We drove during the evening to go see the Bio Florescence Bay because this is the only time you can see it. We got in a small fishing boat with several other tourists and I think we were there for alm...  more »

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