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Bioluminescence by GolfCar provided by Azul Turquesa Holbox

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Bioluminescence by GolfCar

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Bioluminescence is a natural phenomenon caused by the large concentrations of plankton in the Gulf of Mexico, every night it illuminates our coasts due to a chemical reaction. The tour is done by golf cart until you reach Punta Cocos Bay or the surrounding area, a dark place perfect for observing the phenomenon as well as an unforgettable stellar mantle full of stars, constellations, nebulas and the milky way. Definitely a magical night!
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Muelle Tiburon Ballena
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    Holbox Island
    Stop: 75 minutes -
    You will live an unforgettable night when Holbox envelops you in the Magic of Bioluminescence (Plankton), a natural phenomenon that every night illuminates our coasts due to a chemical reaction. As if that were not enough, in the sky you will be able to observe a stellar mantle full of constellations, galaxies, nebulae and planets, a dark and perfect place to observe the night sky with Biniculars, Telescopes and astrophotography. Definitely a magical night!
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You'll end at
Muelle Tiburon Ballena
Isla Holbox 32, 77508 Cancún, Q.R., MexicoYou will find the guides that carry the Holbox Turquoise Blue badge.
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Departure Point
Muelle Tiburon Ballena, Isla Holbox 32, 77508 Cancún, Q.R., Mexico
1h 15m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Binoculars
  • Repellent
  • Guide in English and Spanish
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 4 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Chrisse H wrote a review Dec 2019
Stuttgart, Germany21 contributions3 helpful votes
Communication and organisation with Carlos was very easy and smooth. He also gave us several tips exploring the island on our one. Experiencing the bioluminescence was one of the highlights of our trip. Highly recommended.
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Date of experience: November 2019
Alittleearthy wrote a review Nov 2019
Austin, Texas19 contributions7 helpful votes
We wanted to play in the algae... no snorkeling and no paddling! This guy made that happen and what a fun experience that was!!! The island is muddy, which is normal, and he arranged for a shared taxi (golf cart) to pick us up from the hotel we were at. It was an off road
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Carly L wrote a review Nov 2019
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This was an incredibly unique and unforgettable experience, and I am so glad we did it. We took the afternoon kayak tour as well, and Carlos was an absolutely incredible and knowledgeable guide for both of them. He is passionate about his work and taught us a lot about the
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Date of experience: November 2019
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By: Azul Turquesa Holbox
Magical kayak trip on a river in the Yum Balam Reserve
We (a group of nine 70+ women) booked a kayak trip with Azul Turqueza. From beginning to end, the trip was well org
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I have just had a very enjoyable tour through the mangroves. Our guide was very knowledgeable. Thank you!
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Do not go horse riding at los potrillos!!!!!!!!
The horses aren’t been treating well. They can’t walk in freedom, they stand the whole day at one place and when I
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Nice activity in Holbox
The guys were really helpful and it was a nice thing to do in Holbox. We saw crocodiles and a lot of birds.
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Biggest rip off of our trip
My boyfriend and I decided to do the Cabo Catoche tour in January. We were on the fence about taking a tour but the
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Beautiful experience
Touring the mangrove in a kayak is an experience you should live if you are on vacation in Holbox. The price is fai
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Bente A
Great horseriding trip
We booked this trip directly at Azul Turqueza (not through trip advisor), it cost 800peso per person. Great deal fo
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Bente A
Great tour with respect to nature
Good guide and good supplies to go kayaking. You need a bit of stamina as it is 3,5 hours of kayaking of which some
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Carly L
Fantastic experience!
This was an incredibly unique and unforgettable experience, and I am so glad we did it. We took the bioluminescence
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Andrea B
I had an amazing experience doing the whaleshark! Carlos is a great and helpful guide.I deff recomend Azul turquesa
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Key Details
  • Duration: 1h 15m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, French, Italian, Spanish
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