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Bioluminescence Night Kayaking Tour

  • Get up close to bioluminescence and watch it glow

  • Kayak through protected wetlands at night

  • Expert guide takes you to a spot with little light pollution

Bioluminescence Night Kayaking Tour
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Bioluminescence Night Kayaking Tour

See plankton glow in the water below you as you paddle through the Banana River on this nighttime bioluminescence kayaking tour. Follow your guide through the protected wetlands of the Merrit Island Refuge to a spot with almost no light pollution, making for amazing visibility of the bioluminescence sea life.

What to Expect
  • Meeting location will be emailed upon confirmation.
  • Once the group has been checked in, your guide will go over safety instructions and basic kayaking
  • The group will then start the kayaking tour. You will get to see the waters glow through your paddle and through the touch of your hands. Depending on the overcast, you can also sometimes see the Milky Way Galaxy above along with all the other beautiful stars.
  • Kayaking time will roughly be 90 minutes, from there we will return to shore to finish the tour.
  • We ask that all guest remain at the meeting location until dismissed by the guide to be sure that all guest have returned safe.
  • Once you party is dismissed, you are good to go!
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1 - 5 of 55 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sunset Bio Tour

JC was the best guide and we enjoyed the education, location, and the beauty of the entire trip. Thank you and this is highly suggested.

Thank Jenni B
Reviewed 3 days ago
Beautiful lights in the calm water

It was an interesting evening with pros and cons. The tour on the kayaks, which floated more like canoes so be where, was ok but kept feeling like I was going to fall out. When we got to the main “cove” to see the plankton...More

Thank Sandynick
Reviewed 3 days ago
Super fun!

Went on this kayaking bioluminescence tour. The 10 pm option. I have never kayaked before but have paddled the odd canoe . The guides were pleasant, organized and accommodating. Good basic instructions were given for those new to kayaking. They provide kayak, paddles, life vests...More

Thank Sally I
Reviewed 6 days ago
Magical Bioluminecence!

We did the combo sunset and bio kayak tour. On the sunset portion we saw a number of birds-ospreys, blue herons, cormorants, egrets. We encountered a large number of manatees as well, some of them coming right beside our kayak. We also spotted one dolphin....More

Thank Amanda R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Dylan, Max and Eli were awesome guides. Lots of information provided. Bioluminescence exceeded our expectations! Looked exactly like the Manta Ray scene from Moana!! Fish and shrimp looked like shooting stars under the water. Even saw a dolphin glowing under water! Couldn’t capture bioluminescence on...More

Thank Stacy C
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