Cayman kayaks bio kayak night tour

Bioluminescent Kayak Tour (1½ hours)
Kayaking is a great way to experience this main attraction as you are just a few inches from the surface allowing your hands, feet and paddles to easily reach in and touch the bioluminescence. The adventure meets on the North Side of the Island and begins with a slow easy going paddle along a sheltered and shallow sandbar. Under the night sky on the darkest nights of the month, your guide will use a laser pointer to interpret the night sky, show and tell you all about an upside-down jellyfish, as well as share an abundance of information about bioluminescence. Explore quietly and eco-consciously.

Ages: 6+
Duration: 1.5 hours
Times: Departure time: 7.20pm & 9.20pm. Please arrive 10 minutes early.
Departure: Rum Point, Grand Cayman
Return: Rum Point, Grand Cayman

Highlights

  • Focused on preservation
  • Lead by experienced staff
  • Stargazing laser show
  • Cassiopeia Jellyfish show and tell
  • Transportation can be arranged
  • No need to swim to experience the bioluminescence

Minimum age of 6 years old.

250lbs or under per person.

Pricing

Bioluminescent Kayak

Ages 6 and up

  • Bioluminescent Kayak
    US $75 / person

Payment Terms

Visa, MC, Discover and AMEX

Additional Information

What is Bioluminescence?
On land, fireflies are a good example of what it’s like. Bioluminescence is defined as “Life Emitting Light.” It is a common occurrence in the sea. However, to find an area with high concentrations of it on a regular basis is rare and something not to be missed. Tiny microorganisms called ‘Pyrodinium Bahamanse’ are responsible for this captivating display. When at rest, they appear to sparkle, but when disturbed they release more light to be seen. Come experience it for yourself. The bioluminescence is best seen on the darkest nights of the month.

Sky Show
A laser point show of the night sky is given when conditions allow. In the winter months Orion’s Belt, Taurus and Polaris are a common sighting. In the early summer the Southern Cross comes out for a special treat. The Big Dipper, Little Dipper, Scorpio and The Milky Way can be seen throughout the summer months.

Night Transportation
Need transportation to their tours? Cayman Kayaks can help arrange a driver for you!

Note: Wear attire you feel comfortable to get wet in; swim suit, t-shirt, sandals or flip-flops. Leave a towel behind in your vehicle for your ride back.

Location

Sand Point Road
North Side, Grand Cayman
Directions

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