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Bio Bay Kayak Tour in Fajardo

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Fajardo, Puerto Rico
Bio Bay Kayak Tour in Fajardo
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Safety measures
icon2 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 1 more
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Take a night kayaking tour from Las Croabas, through the mangrove channels of Las Cabezas de San Juan Nature Reserve to Laguna Grande. Here you can find the billions of microscopic plankton that live in the water and light up at the touch of your hand to create a beautiful, iridescent glow in the water. Learn about this natural phenomenon and its fragile ecosystem from your informative guide as you paddle through the lagoon.
  • Take a 2-hour night kayaking tour to the Laguna Grande from Fajardo
  • Paddle through the lagoon and see how the water “lights up”
  • Learn about this natural phenomenon and ecosystem form your guide
  • All necessary equipment and light refreshments are provided
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Professional Eco Guides
Kayaking 101 and Safety Pre Ride Instructions
Ecological interpretation of Las Cabezas de San Juan Nature Reserve
Breathtaking paddle through the Red Mangrove Forest
Kayak, paddles, backrests and Extrasport USCG Approved life jacket
Low-intensity night time navigation lights
Light snacks and Refreshments
Eco Friendly Insect Repellent
Gratuities

Departure Point

Carr. 987, Km 5.4, Fajardo, 00738, Puerto Rico

Once you arrive to Las Croabas recreational park, please look for our red tent with the KAYAKING PUERTO RICO logo. There, you will meet your host and the check-in process will begin.

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Maximum Weight Limit: 250 lbs PER ONE GUEST | up to 425 lbs COMBINED PER KAYAK
  • Minimum age is 6 years old | Participants Age 6-13 must be accompanied by an adult on the same kayak. Participants 14-17 must have an adult participating on the tour.
  • Wear Comfortable clothes that can get wet (bathing suit shorts), shoes that can get wet (flip flops / water shoes), bring a towel and change of clothes (for after the excursion).
  • Due to current health restrictions we can ONLY accommodate pair numbered reservations. We cannot accommodate 3 participants in one kayak.
  • If you have an odd number party please contact supplier.
  • Bring your cell phone during your travel (in the event that we need to contact you, or you need to contact us prior to the excursion)
  • This excursion requires a minimum of at least 6 total participants in order to provide the tour. In the event this minimum is not met, we will call 1-2 days prior to the excursion to go over alternative options (i.e. reschedule for a different date or time that has the minimum requirement, payment options for a private excursion, or cancel without penalty)
  • For safety reasons we requiere all guests are able to communicate in English or Spanish.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for travelers with back, neck, wrist, arm, leg problems, recent surgeries / injuries and/or cast.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not recommended for travelers who are prone to panic attacks
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Kayaking Puerto Rico
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Bio Bay Kayak Tour in Fajardo?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Bio Bay Kayak Tour in Fajardo.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Bio Bay Kayak Tour in Fajardo?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
See all safety measures taken by Bio Bay Kayak Tour in Fajardo.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Bio Bay Kayak Tour in Fajardo?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Bio Bay Kayak Tour in Fajardo.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Bio Bay Kayak Tour in Fajardo?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Bio Bay Kayak Tour in Fajardo.

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Traveler Tips


  • "Arrive early as there are a couple businesses that launch from the exact same place and it is a bit confusing.." See review
  • "Do bring a bag with a change of clothes and a towel for afterwards that will be securely stored for you while out on the water." See review

Reviews

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star-5
Best adventure ever
SOFIA_M
, Oct 2021
It was a very unique and amazing experience. The best part was finally seeing the water shine and just enjoy the peace at the lagoon
star-4
We could not see light in the water very well. We are still waiting on the pictures to be emailed to us.
steven_s
, Oct 2021
Kayaking was fun. Staff was very helpful. It was nice meeting other travelers. I would do it again. Thanks.
star-3
50/50 shot
Amber_A
, Oct 2021
While it was a lot of fun going through the mangroves, the trip its self was just ok. You have to wait on a bunch of people and as an active kayaker that was frustrating. As well as it really depends how much you see the lights. Definitely not what the pictures show. Just a few sparkles in the water. Also show up 30 minutes late. They told us 7:30 and we weren’t in the water until after 8:30. We left other things early to make it on time to this just to find out we didn’t have to. Over all I wouldn’t do this again.
star-5
Enjoy The Adventure / Leave The Gear
Jacob_O
, Oct 2021
The time you spend in the lagoon (see photos) after kayaking through the red mangrove forest was soooo peaceful and relaxing! Looking up at the stars and the reflected moonlight off the water was beautiful. Photography Tip: most equipment (GoPro, sub $800 camera+lens, etc) will be a waste of time and a flash would only make everything worse. The only equipment that could handle this lowlight situation is a camera that can shoot clean photos in the high iso range of 3200+ (minimum) for the bioluminescence or a smartphone with a nightshot /astro photography mode (Pixel 2XL for me) for the silhouette shots. If you're unsure what 3200-6400 iso is, just enjoy the experience and don't worry about the gear you don't have. It's well worth the cost even without the photos.
star-1
Full moon didn’t allow us...
Phuong_L
, Sep 2021
Full moon didn’t allow us to see the luminous bay. It was terrible, they should not schedule it when they know that it was not visible
star-1
DO NOT WASTE YOUR TIME OR MONEY PLEASE.
Emilio_V
, Sep 2021
Very very very underwhelming. Kayaks were poor to maybe somewhat decent quality at best. There was arguing between the guides and the groups. Instructions where minimal and led to a 15-20 kayak “crash”/jumble up that took the majority of our time to get out of and back on track. The bioluminescent plankton was nearly totally invisible. We were there in optimal conditions as we planned our trip around this event. The experience was so unfulfilling that they told us to put a tarp over our head to see if the phenomenon was a little more visible. The visibility improved so sparsely that the tarp and everything else we had done to amplify experience was 100% obsolete. We traveled over an hour from our hotel in old San Juan to this place and did not make it back home until 12:30 am at night with no food or dining options open we had to go to sleep hungry, tired, underwhelmed and very disappointed.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Do it in the dark!
Ruth_M
, Sep 2021
What a fun experience: kayaking through a pitch-black mangrove forest out to the bio bay with Kayaking Puerto Rico! Beware, what you see will not likely compare with the photos of luminescence that you see online but, still, if you are in Puerto Rico, it's an experience not to be missed. Great time with a great crew! Thanks!
star-1
Not what you think.
Lewis_B
, Aug 2021
Didn't go to mosquito Bay was leaving from farjardo shore. Couldn't see any bio lights at all. Wouldn't recommend this.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Best experience ever
Erica_M
, Aug 2021
Amazing. It was my first time Kayaking and I have to say it was a fun experience. I always felt safe with a tour guide and they help so much. They are amazing at making sure we are safe at all times.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-3
A unique experience, but a let down.
Christina_J
, Aug 2021
It was really neat to kayak under the Stars. However, we were filled with expectations of kayaking our way through bioluminescent Waters not to the waters. There was a very low glow when we were there so we had to put a tarp over her head to even see it, kind of a bummer. It was also very hard to see our way through the mangrove trees and a lot of people were running into the trees and it got a little scary.

Product code: 9266P3

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