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!

Glowing Bay Adventure

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What our adventurers say

  • 4 star ratingUnique Experience Our life jackets securely on, we waded into the water to get into our two person kayak. The guide held the kayak for us.

    Hint: wear water shoes and swim suit or clothes you don't mind getting wet. Use mosquito...
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    tmcala Avatar

    5 star ratingHighlight of our trip! I've never kayaked before, and was nervous from reading some reviews. It was SO EASY! Took absolutely no strength at all. The water was so calm and smooth, we just coasted along. The pitch dark mangrove was so... read more

    chiromommy Avatar

    5 star ratingGreat fun!!! We heard about the Bio Bay kayaking tours and decided to try it. I did not plan ahead and found Island Kayaking through the resort concierge. The first few places I called were booked up but Island... read more

    Steve R Avatar
    Steve R
  • 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 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

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  • 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 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 ratingGreat team building We had the privilege of taking 12 teenagers and young adults kayaking along with Nestor and his fabulous crew this past week. Everyone has been talking about it with awe and excitement since! There were a few who had never... read more

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  • 4 star ratingGreat experience, but highly commercialized I’ve seen a lot of highly critical reviews of the tour with relevant points, so I wanted to provide a review based on what I had seen before. The kayaking experience was lovely and my partner listed it as his... read more

    U1669UDnk 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 ratingDARK Night Adventure The Bio-luminescent Kayaking Adventure was a lot of fun. There was work involved with two people per kayak and traveling through the pitch dark Mango groves. As long as the two of you work together as instructed it... read more

    Linda J Avatar
    Linda 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

    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 ratingamazing experience The night kayaking tour on the Laguna Grande is just amazing!
    I travel a lot and this was one of the most special things I`ve done. The Island Kayaking Adventure company was very professional and all the staff was great. Special...
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    monicarlsson 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

    4 star ratingBio is awesome, Tourists are not We chose this company for the tour because all others were booked. I'm glad we did. They were cheaper than the other companies, and their guides were awesome. The bio-luminescence is a sight to see - very magical.

    The group we...
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    Arkelope Avatar

    5 star ratingKayaking en Bio bay Son puntuales un gran servicio y atención. El recorrido es maravilloso. Tienen el cuidado de hacer sentir atendido a todos por igual. El equipo de trabajo es muy bueno y los Kayaks están en muy buen estado. Ofrecen meriendas y... read more

    Damaris S Avatar
    Damaris S
  • 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 ratingAmazing trip kayaking through the mangrove at night My wife and I went hoping to see the bioluminescence bay. Unfortunately the moon was full so to see them we had to go under a tarp our guides provided. We could see them then but the best... read more

    Todd W Avatar
    Todd 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
  • 4 star ratingKayaking in Puerto Rico Kayaking at night was an adventure. I wanted to do it but if I had known about how we had to kayak at night and how hard it is; since I have never, never kayaked before I would had gone... read more

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    Lesa R

    4 star ratingBioluminecense adventure My husband and I enjoyed this. The guides were knowledgeable and were great about explaining what to expect for the evening. The company does use kayaks that seat two so make sure you are paired with someone you like. Going... read more

    Road592619 Avatar

    5 star ratingGrandioso! Fue mi primera experiencia en kayak y fue excelente, nos encantó. El equipo fue grandioso, especialmente Diego que nos remolco en el camino y nos contestó preguntas.

    La laguna y el paseo por los mangles fue increíble. Pudimos ver el...
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    V6199FQshirleyr 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

    4 star ratingFun experience We booked this through our hotel, The Verdanza. It was through Castillo tours but I think they sent us out to this place. We were picked up by Hector and taken to Fajardo. It was about an... read more

    christienrandy 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 ratingbioluminescent kayak tour Beautiful evening! I choose the right evening as the moon was small, so seeing the light of those flagellates was amazing. I also lucked out in being by myself that i had the pleasure of being in the... read more

    Wendyjan Avatar

    4 star ratingGreat Adventure Package! A van picked us up from the hotel and drove us to Fajardo. We were supposed to start at 8pm but the previous batch was delayed. We did not start until about 9:30pm. It was better anyway since it was... read more

    Ina A Avatar
    Ina A

    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


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