Come see, hear and feel the adventure as you explore the captivating glowing water of Laguna Grande.

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Glowing Bay Adventure

The Highlights TOUR

Of your Adventure

This is the one adventure not to be missed while in Puerto Rico. Paddle your way through the mystical mangrove channels leading to “Laguna Grande”. There you will feel on another planet as the water comes alive in a magnificent glowing spectacle that must be seen to be believed!


The Glowing Bay Adventure Includes:


Basic Equipment

Kayak and US Coast Guard approved life jacket.


Expert Guides

Experienced eco-interpretive guide with CPR and First Aid certification.


Basic Training Lessons

Training and safety instructions prior the tour.



Low-intensity night time navigation lights.

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First aid and kayak towing equipment.


Optional Transportation

Transportation to “Kayak Village-Fajardo” from selected hotels for an additional $25-per-person fee. Service required minimum of 8 passengers and is subject to availability, please call us in advance to confirm availabilty.

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Skill Level: Beginner

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Duration: 2 Hours

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Minimum Age: 6 Years +

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Island Kayaking Adventurers

An Unbelievable Experience

That you will never forget!

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Questions? FAQ

The answers you need

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What our adventurers say

  • 5 star ratingSuper cool experience Great assistance of the staff. We had a very fun and cool experience. My husband and I wore swimming clothes and went to the tour at 6:30pm. The place is easy to find using google maps and has a parking... read more

    nat_liab698 Avatar

    5 star ratingExcellent trip to see the bioluminescence After reading various reviews we approached this will a little skepticism. As there were 5 of us I rented a car to drive here rather than rely on the minibus, and this gave us opportunity to look around Las Croabas... read more

    uktravailer Avatar

    5 star ratingAmamos Passeio imperdivel para quem visita Puerto Rico. Muito lindo e mágico.
    O passeio é muito bem organizado e o guia explica tudo sobre esse espetaculo da natureza.

    Francine A Avatar
    Francine A
  • 5 star ratingCool experience Cool experience, I really enjoyed the experience with my family. If you come to Puerto Rico you should do it.

    977ivann Avatar

    4 star ratingYou better like your partner! As with many other reviews, this one is split into two parts as well.

    In regards to Island Kayaking Adventure and their guides, I was more than satisfied. They had quality equipment, gave us a decent explanation of what to...
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    Katie W Avatar
    Katie W

    5 star ratingExcepcional, excelente , única ❤ Una experiencia excepcional y única fui con mi niños y se lo disfrutaron al máximo. El canal fue súper divertido kayakiando y lo máximo ver los microorganismos bioluminiscentes con todo y la luna llena, luego te permiten kayakiar un rato.... read more

    pmtorres79 Avatar
  • 4 star ratingSomething you have to do in PR We had a pleasurable experience with this company. There are multiple companies doing the same thing at the same time so it can be overwhelming at times. Our group had 4 guides with 15 kayaks. We went at 6pm, but... read more

    wischme77 Avatar

    5 star ratingBio bay visit My husband and I went with island kayaking adventure to bio bay. It was a fantastic trip . The guides were terrific and put every one at ease . Hotel pick up is available and our driver Francisco was great.... read more

    nadounnyc Avatar

    5 star ratingGreat value Found this place online and was able to call and text and get a great group rate for 13 of us. We got the second shift and so it was already dark as we drove to Fajardo. Streets are tough... read more

    KarynJG Avatar
  • 5 star ratingI think it was technically in Fajardo, PR. Put you in a kayak, paddle through the mangrove canal, see the bioluminescent water, paddle back. I've swam in the bio water in Jamaica. I don't recommend Jamaica over Puerto Rico, but do this trip if you have interest in... read more

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    steve w

    4 star ratingAn adventure Our family (two kids7 and 8)enjoyed this adventure very much.

    We started off at about 615 in the dark. Once we reached the mangrove canal it was pitch dark. It was easy to paddle right into the tree branches as...
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    AtlantaLucky7 Avatar

    5 star ratingAmazing night tour We had a great time with Island Kayaking Adventure on our visit to Luquillo. The night tour was amazing, the guides were very informative and the whole experience was great!

    365solm Avatar
  • 5 star ratingReally cool I'm an experienced kayaker and have seen bioluminescence before but I still really enjoyed this excursion! It was special to be able to see my daughter experience it for the first time. Guides are very good. Kept everyone organized. They... read more

    matravelerfamily Avatar

    5 star ratingReally cool evening Island Kayaking Adventure was fantastic. Professional, prompt, good equipment, nice and helpful and knowledgeable guides. I only wish we had a little more time on the lagoon - maybe an extra 15 to 20 minutes.

    FYI, you're going with a...
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    Joseph L Avatar
    Joseph L

    5 star ratingInspired Today we went to this tour in where Gary, Daniel, Diego and Nestor were the guides. They show us how to kayaking, constellations , satellites and bioluminescent bay. They took us pictures and gave some snacks. Puerto Rico is... read more

    Difu2021 Avatar
  • 5 star ratingFirst Time Kayaking and it was AMAZING Booked the Bio-luminescence tour while our cruise ship was in port. The guides were very helpful, and the plankton was awe inspiring. My wife was less impressed as a first-timer and not as adventurous as I. Wear swim clothes, and... read more

    228jeannines Avatar

    5 star ratingIsland Kayaking Adventure Excellent time. Miguel was our group leader. He was straight forward and funny. Very personable. Please bring a change of clothes as you will get wet. I recommend that you give yourself some time to get to the meeting point.... read more

    Irishcav104 Avatar

    4 star ratingFun nighttime adventure! Staff did a good job getting all the kayaker through the mangrove tunnel in the pitch black, even with inexperienced kayakers. My wife and two daughters and I had a great time - we went on the later 800... read more

    petermendelman Avatar
  • 5 star ratingExcelente Experiencia De las mejores experiencias que he tenido en Puerto Rico. El equipo de trabajo muy amable y te explican aspectos científicos referentes a los organismos bioluminiscentes. Los recomiendo al 100%.

    johnathan802 Avatar

    5 star ratingVery professional! We had been very excited to go on the glowing bay adventure excursion and then had a problem and couldn't get there. Island kayaking adventures treated us very fairly and professionally. We will definitely book with them the next time... read more

    karengN5378XK Avatar

    4 star ratingOverall the kayaking experience was great. The illuminations were not great, but the science behind them was great. Guides were super friendly and made the experience fun. Thanks to Daniel & Abel. Abel was very helpful and guided my two granddaughters and me through the tour.

    Gma6869715 Avatar
  • 5 star ratingBio Bay We were staying in a hotel close to Fajardo. They recommended this company. We had a fun experience kayaking over to the bio bay. Highly organized group that moved at a speed comfortable for all guests. The kayaks are two... read more

    thomasc881 Avatar

    4 star ratingBioBay Kayaking is a mixed bag We did night Kayaking with Island Kayaking Adventure during our recent trip to Puerto Rico. It was near full moon and there was very little expectation of actually seeing anything spectacular.

    The morning of the excursion, they told us that...
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    Hamayon M

    5 star ratingFantastic!! Don't miss this opportunity when you are in Puerto Rico. Beautiful, and fun. Guides are knowledgeable and funny. A true lifetime memory!!!

    Kimberly M Avatar
    Kimberly M
  • 5 star ratingBio Bay Night Kayak Adventure Very awesome! Rates up there as one of the best things I have ever done in my life! Do the night tour where you see the bay light up as the water glows when you touch it! Water is shallow... read more

    121travelers2 Avatar

    5 star ratingBio bay fajardo Hello, I took the tour yesterday, 09.02.2019 and it was incredible! Perfect experience of seeing the lagoon shining because of the dinoflagellates! in addition, the staff that accompanied us were extremely helpful, both before and during and after the tour.... read more

    joanarf22 Avatar

    5 star ratingMagical The bay exceeded my expectations and the float through the mangroves was magical. It was challenging paddling against the current on the return trip but the guides made us feel safe.

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  • 5 star ratingMemorable!!! Excelente experiencia, me arrepentí de seguir el consejo de no llevar mi celular ya que la unica foto que toman es al inicio. Pero fue una gran experiencia y quedará grabada en nuestra memoria y en la de mis niños.... read more

    FigueroaIsayra Avatar

    5 star ratingAbsolutely Amazing This was my husband and I's first time to Puerto Rico for our honeymoon, we planned on going on this kayak adventure a month before we went. We were amazed and it was such a great experience. I would highly... read more

    Katy C Avatar
    Katy C

    4 star ratingWorth the trip, but regular kayakers will be frustrated! The bio bay itself is beautiful and certainly worth the dark and somewhat spooky trip to the lagoon. We took the later night tour on a sliver moon night, so it was definitely dark. There are a large... read more

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Things To DoTO DO

In Fajardo

Fun Activities

Sea Ventures
Scuba diving excursion, classes and snorkeling tours.

Paradise Seekers
Waterfall Slides Adventures on natural swimming pools.

Where to eat?

Las Vistas Cafe
For Breakfast or Brunch we loved it.

El Bohio Restaurant
Is one of our favorite places to eat local and fresh sea food.

Lodging Around

Fajardo Inn

Sueños del Mar
Vacation Rentals