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Address: Road 333 | Guanica PR, Playa de Guanica, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: +1 787-821-4941
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Gilligan’s Island (the official name is Cayo Aurora) is a tiny island that...

Gilligan’s Island (the official name is Cayo Aurora) is a tiny island that is part of the Biosphere Reserve of Guánica. It is popular with locals for swimming, snorkeling, beach-time, and kayaking.

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Beautiful reserve to see tropical fish. Enjoy the iguanas and local birds. Lunch was ordered in the morning and brought to us on the island. Some people were barbecuing and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 November 2016
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O.C., California
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29 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Gilligan's Island is closed on Mondays, gov't mandated. Our group did extensive research online night before and did not find this information anywhere. It's a two hour drive from San Juan to Guanica, which is where the Copa Marina resort is located, and around USD120.00 with an Uber. If you are not a Copa Marina Resort hotel guest you will... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful reserve to see tropical fish. Enjoy the iguanas and local birds. Lunch was ordered in the morning and brought to us on the island. Some people were barbecuing and everyone was having a good time.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This was awesome boat ride was great I always thought that Gilligan's island never excited but there I was my visit to guanica was awesome

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

My wife Marianne and I, her brother Michael and sister-in-law Barbara all visited Guilligan's Island while we visited the Guanica area on Puerto Rico.The area around Guanica is just a great laid back spot on the island that is not overrun by tourists. In fact we were told that it is a favorite spot for the island's residents to visit... More 

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Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

I arrived at the parking lot where you catch the ferry at about 8:30 am on a Sunday morning. We had plenty of time to buy our tickets, and were on the 3rd ferry out. The 1st one left at 9, the second at 9:20 and our ferry left at 9:40 am. it was a 10 minute ride to the... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I went there with a group of friend a day trip. I has been my first time over there and i had no idea how good or bad it would be. You should go to small inn next to the island which provide transportation services to the island for a fair price (ranging from $8-10). Some of our group brought... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Gilligan 's Island is a beautiful place to be visited . It is a small island surrounded by a well flat beach which is reached by boat. Tickets can be purchased when going up to the boat , the price is about $ 7 . They also sell food, buy the ticket of the boat and you take it to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

You'll probably enjoy spending a few hours on Guilligan's/Gilligan's/Cayo Aurora. I don't think there's enough to this island to make a special trip from San Juan. Caja de Muertos is closer (Ferry leaves from Ponce), much larger and has much more to offer. But if you're staying in the south this is a unique cay to check out. We stayed... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I was super excited to go to the island. I heard the customer service was in need of some help, however, there competing against 3 places. They have a place to order food. A girl with braces took a gentleman's order. After he was displeased with her attitude, he finally paid and ordered. I could see her from where I... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed here before. Had a bad experience before. Was told i would get a discount if I put a good review. This place is great. I'll be back for sure. Food is excellent. You should really try this place out.

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