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Bioluminescent Lagoon Boat Ride and Swim from Puerto Escondido

  • Experience this natural phenomenon up close and personal
  • The lagoon is one of the highlights of the Puerto Escondido area
  • Bring a swimsuit and towel if you plan to swim
Bioluminescent Lagoon Boat Ride and Swim from Puerto Escondido
From USD 40.00
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Bioluminescent Lagoon Boat Ride and Swim from Puerto Escondido
From USD 40.00
Marvel at the natural phenomenon of the bioluminescent waters in the Lagoon of Manialtepec on this tour from Puerto Escondido. Once you arrive by van, hop aboard a boat and head out into the waters where the plankton transforms into vibrant bioluminescent lights.There, you’ll be able to swim (a life jacket is provided) in the illuminated waters and enjoy the night sky.
What to Expect
Come and adventures into the phosphorescent waters of the Lagoon of Manialtepec. A magical place where plankton transforms into radiant bioluminescence lights. Microorganisms that react to movement.
You will be picked up at 7 pm from your Puerto Escondido Hotel. Board a comfortable van and head north on the main road for about 20 minutes.. There you will board a 25 foot boat on a 71 minute boat ride to encounter an extraordinary eco-system with abundant wildlife such as birds, fish, iguanas, and plankton. We will proceed into the center of the lagoon in search of the bioluminescence lights where you will swim and live a magical experience Come and be amazed as the lights go on with every movement you make in the water and see an incredible sky with planets, constellations and stars.
After our return from the lagoon you will be transported back to your hotel.
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Reviews (16)
1 - 5 of 16 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Can't Miss this Experience

I visited Puerto Escondido for 7 days and tried multiple tours with Eco Adventures - Bioluminescence, Dolphin Watching, Surfing, Baby Sea Turtle Release, Bird-watching and the Ventanilla Eco Tour. The whole experience was super amazing. Based on the moon calender, the first tour I did...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Arebise
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Spectacular, but not cheap

We did the bioluminescence swimming tour and it is indeed spectacular. You're picked up from your hostel, brought to the dock and then brought to the spot in a small boat in the absolute dark. I have never seen anything like this before, it is...More

Thank JackInTheBox2
Reviewed 5 November 2018
Out of this world!!

Kiko picked us up at our condo on a night that was convenient with our schedule. It was a relatively short and pleasant drive to a restaurant near the lagoon. From there we had a quick walk to the pier where we were to begin...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alisa M
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile
Cielito lindo y la llorona

Yesterday after sunset I was waiting in front of „El Cafecito“ for Eco Adventures. A white van showed up and than the fun began. Kiko is a very empathic guide who knows how to build up a good atmosphere for all of the group. He...More

Thank 582andreass
Reviewed 14 October 2018
Friendly and professional

Kiko picked us up promptly at our rental in Pto Escondito and transported us to the lagoon. After a short wait in which we chatted with other visitors, we boarded a passenger skiff and headed out in the dark to the middle of lagoon and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paula C
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Richard C
5 September 2018|
Response from willseal1 | Reviewed this property |
I belieeve the owner of Santos Tours, Javier, will send transportation to Hotel Escondido to take you to and from the lagoon. It is not that far. Just a few miles. enjoy.
15 July 2018|
Response from willseal1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you will be picked up Owner of Casamar--
3 April 2018|
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Response from willseal1 | Reviewed this property |
Best to spend the night in Puerto Escondido-- Owner of Casamar suites the trip from Oaxaca city is about 7 hours. when the new highway (toll road) is in --?? few years yet. then maybe 2 1/2 hours. Grat tour but you also... More