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Kayak The Bioluminescent Bay (5 Hours 48 Minutes)

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San Juan, Puerto Rico

Valid for Travel Now Through: 08 Dec 2018

Kayak The Bioluminescent Bay (5 Hours 48 Minutes)

San Juan, Puerto Rico

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Description

Picture this. It’s a warm, tropical night. You’re entering a quiet Caribbean lagoon. You dip your kayak paddle into the calm water. The paddle makes a swirl and the water literally lights up--a soft, intense blue enhanced by the blue of the lagoon and the deepening blue of the night sky.

You have just entered Puerto Rico’s bioluminescent bay (shortened to “Bio Bay” by the locals), Laguna Grande in Fajardo.

The beautiful luminescence in the calm bay’s waters is caused by millions and millions of dinoflagellates, a very, very tiny form of marine life that has characteristics of both plants and animals. They range from about 5 to 2,000 micrometers (0.0002 to 0.08 of an inch) in size and actually light up--in a shimmering, phosphorescent blue--when they're disturbed by movement.

After a brief introduction to kayaking and a few on-the-job strokes, you and your two-person kayak will slip quietly into Laguna Grande for what promises to be one of the neatest adventures of this or any other cruise.

This four-hour Bio Bay kayaking extravaganza includes all transportation, bi-lingual CPR- and First Aid-trained eco guides, high-visibility safety lights, kayaking and safety equipment, plus water, refreshments, and light snacks.

Departures:
03:15 PM,



Meeting instructions:
Specific pick up or taxi instructions will appear on your voucher after you purchase your trip.



Special instructions:
- Please wear your swimsuit under your clothes. We suggest that you bring an extra T-shirt, a towel, aquasocks or watershoes, insect repellent, and a waterproof camera, if you have one.
- A kayak lifejacket will be provided.
- Please note: Only double kayaks are available. If you are a single or have an odd-numbered party, you will be paired with someone else or with a guide.

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