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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What our adventurers say

  • 5 star rating¡Excelente experiencia! Me encantó la experiencia. Todo muy organizado y el equipo está muy bien preparado. Me sentí segura y en familia en todo momento. Se nota que el equipo da la milla extra y que están siempre bien... read more

    solanshmt 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 ratingBiolumiescent kayak tour This is one of the coolest things I have ever done. This is an evening Bio Bay kayak tour. You kayak thru a mangrove channel and when it gets dark, you can see the bioluminescent organisms in... read more

    Mary Claire C Avatar
    Mary Claire C
  • 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 ratingGreat experience altogether Everything from the booking process to the tour itself was excellent.

    I booked it calling them directly, the lady gave me an excellent explanation of what to expect so we would be aware of how the experience was and we...
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    NomadicEarth Avatar

    4 star ratingFrustrating Experience but Bio Bay was Worth Seeing Above all else - take the EARLIER tour!!

    The bio bay is amazing. It's as if it could be something out of a movie. The sun was setting as we went into the mangrove channel, which is very narrow, and...
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    JenniferSpe 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 ratingFirst time kayaking We weren't sure about kayaking for the first time -- in the dark--among mangrove trees. We were cautioned that the bio bay was going through a transition and would only sparkle and not glow. We wanted to... read more

    Miss710 Avatar

    4 star ratingGreat Experience They let us do kayaking next day. Great staff, patiently guided us to lagoon.
    Wish they could have taken few more pics, but still thanks to them.

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    chandra t
  • 5 star ratingNatural wonder This is one of those things you never forget. Truly amazing experience. There are 5 or 6 operators that do these tours and they all seem to have same equipment, same prices and same schedule. Island Kayaking Adventure is one... read more

    yg28 Avatar

    5 star ratingFun experience! We are a team of 5. And all of us enjoyed it. I read some reviews noting about bug bites, so I wore long jeans and running shoes. I was soaked wet after 15 minutes into the trip had started.... read more

    rachaelOhio 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
  • 5 star ratingGran tour! Empresa muy recomendable, nos dieron un gran tour con mucha información, siempre predispuestos a ayudar y muy amables!
    Muy recomendable!!!!

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    Stefanía W

    5 star ratingVery Interesting Kayak Trip at Night! We headed out to Las Croabas to meet up with Island Kayaking Adventures about 8:30 pm. We were told it would be a good night for this bio-bay kayak trip because the moon was new and not bright at all... read more

    Christine P Avatar
    Christine P

    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 ratingIncreíble! Vine a probar esta experiencia en Puerto Rico. Vengo desde Barcelona y fue algo nuevo y enriquecedor para mi.

    Los monitores estuvieron muy pendientes de nosotros todo el rato y nos instruyeron en cada momento. El viaje hasta la laguna fue...
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    Laia S Avatar
    Laia S

    4 star ratinggreat tour! We called at the last minute the day of (Mar14th) and were lucky because there was a cancellation for the first tour - we grabbed the last two spots! And were so glad we did. Miguel was our... read more

    purpledogs Avatar

    5 star ratingIsland Kayaking Adventure Trustable company, experience was excellent, I had fun, a lot of workout, use mosquito repellent ( they have, just in case you don't), they take you a picture when you get to the bio bay and you can get it... read more

    myrna b Avatar
    myrna b
  • 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

    4 star ratingBioBay Kayaking is a mixed bag We did BioBay Kayaking with Island Kayaking Adventure during our recent trip to Puerto Rico. We were six families traveling as a group, each with teenage kids. Our experience with the BioBay was a mixed bag. Here are the details.... read more

    Hamayon M Avatar
    Hamayon M

    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
  • 5 star ratingOnce in a lifetime experience! We loved our entire experience! Daniel, Christian, Kenneth & Bellen were so fun! Can’t wait to return!

    973chelsieb Avatar

    5 star ratingOutstanding experience Awesome experience with Island Kayak. Staff was great and made my family very comfortable. My kids loved it and described the whole experience as “ magical.”
    Highly recommended

    Journey50811754868 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
  • 4 star ratingPretty Cool This experience was good. Didn’t see much light in the water. But kayaking down the canal was pretty cool. I highly recommend long sleeve and pants….. and BUG SPRAY!! My whole group got a lot of bug bits!

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    Kayla T

    4 star ratingGlowing Bay Tour Did the Glowing Bay Tour with this company and it was great. Picked up and returned to area very close to my hotel. The trip included water and snacks after the trip as well. Our tour guides were funny, friendly,... read more

    Sunflower2213 Avatar

    5 star ratingAn adventure like none other This was a great activity in Puerto Rico. We went out around 6:30pm and I recommend this time over the later time as there is still daylight when you head out in the kayaks through the mangroves. The... read more

    Erica J Avatar
    Erica J
  • 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 ratingFabulous Experience!! We booked a tour with Island Kayaking Adventure. It was smooth checking in, very organized and on point. They even had plenty of bug spray for us to use and they store your stuff for free. They were on... read more

    O5404AWlesliej Avatar

    5 star ratingHad a blast! Great tour with three teenagers. Some of the reviews had given me concerns about the trip, but we had a great time and enjoyed seeing the genuine, non-manufactured, natural phenomenon. Main takeaways: 1. The bioluminescent effect (seeing a glow... 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