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Bioluminescent (Mosquito) Bay

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Address: Puerto Mosquito, Puerto Rico
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Vieques Bioluminescent Bay Night Kayak Tour
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Best experience I ever had. It's pretty much a magic. The fish light up, the kayak paddles light up, the stars are ridiculously bright. Definitely do this.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Taylor G

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Best experience I ever had. It's pretty much a magic. The fish light up, the kayak paddles light up, the stars are ridiculously bright. Definitely do this.

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Cleburne, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

That a wonderful experience!!! We went with JAK Watersports and the guides were informative and great. They have clear bottom kayaks! We had to paddle way out, almost to the ocean (they had had tons of rain so all that rainwater "diluted" the organisms that cause the bioluminescence) see the bioluminescence but it was unbelievable! Streaks of light flash by... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The biobay is a unique experience among the millions of organisms Dinoflagellates, that emit light when touched or disturbed. It is the brightest biobay in the world, so definitely don't miss it, if you are in the island. The mosquito bay, as we found out later is a shark nursery, but it is safe and unfortunately we didn't see any... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Black Beards tour is the best by far. Fun and educational! 5 stars! Wear your suit. It's dark! And the van ride is an adventure itself.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We're told it is the brightest bioluminescent bay in the world, and I easily believe it. It was astonishing to see how bright it was just with a touch of a hand. There are several businesses that do kayak tours (which are the only way to see the bay. Swimming etc is forbidden due to protecting the organisms and it... More 

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Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Entertaining, interesting, and fun was our visit to Mosquito Bay. It is expensive but worth it. We went on the electric boat hosted by Island Adventures. Our guide was well informed and our Captain was terrific. This was a different activity and it was very educational and interesting. It is amazing to see the water really glow! Loved it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First time seeing bio-luminescence, and it was very surreal. Very cool to finally see it in person and glide through the bay on a kayak. Definitely do it if you're there when its around a new moon or cloudy, but would be good enough anytime.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Black Beard tour of Bio Bay last night, mostly because they had a store near where we are staying, so getting to their tour van was easy. It was a terrific experience, not to be missed if you are on Vieques for any time at all. The tour takes place at night, is well supervised and requires... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, it's advertised everywhere in town. Yes, it's purely a tourist destination. For good reason-- go here! The tour operator seems to matter very little. I would have preferred clear bottom kayaks to get the full effect, but regular kayaks are also really good. Most important is to schedule the visit closest to new moon as possible (farthest from the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having done the bio bay 6 years ago we were able to swim in the water. It was remarkable. However, this year we went with a clear bottom kayak group - Melayas and it was sensational. We truly thought it was better than actually getting in the water, which is now not allowed. Don't miss out. Highly recommend Tainos or... More 

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