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Dinoflagellate Bioluminescence Kayak Tour

Dinoflagellate Bioluminescence Kayak Tour
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Overview

In the warm and dark lagoon waters lies a natural phenomenon of glowing blue waters alive with activity. The swirling of your hand, every paddle stroke, and the rolling wake off of your kayak all sparkle throughout the darkness. Not only do fish leave trails, dolphins look like torpedoes, and manatees a slow and graceful submarine. Many guests compare the experience to Pandora of “Avatar.” Some even recall the bioluminescence scene in “Life of Pi”  as the gentle plankton leave a trickling glow when you hold it in your hands and let it trickle down your arm. Though some may jokingly blame this on NASA runoff, it is actually the biological response of microscopic algae called a dinoflagellate. The perfectly natural and harmless concentration of organisms produces light before your very eyes, often existing in millions per liter of water. Your tour will include a ton of information about these rare and exotic creatures with the most experienced guides in the area

What to Expect
What to Expect - 
• No restroom facilities at the launch site (visitor center is the closest)
• Just under two hours on the water for a leisurely paddle
• Expect to get a little wet – depends on you (or possibly your friends)
• To see lots of wildlife and stretch those muscles a little
• To learn some basics about paddling and more about local wildlife
• To wear your life vest & whistle :)
• Great guides who enjoy their work and keep you safe
• Lots of outdoor fun and a desire to come back real soon
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Reviewed 4 days ago
Most magical adventure ever!

We went on a kayaking tour at night to see the bio luminescence and it was fantastic. It was very well done and organized and the tour guides were very knowledgeable and fun. I went with my family and it was also during the time...More

Thank Kelsey M
Reviewed 5 days ago
Not what I expected

I called and asked what the difference between Merritt Island and Titusville locations were before I registered for the bioluminescence kayak tour. The person I spoke to said Titusville had more wildlife but Merritt Island had brighter luminescence. Merritt Island it was. I planned Aug...More

Thank babalooo
Reviewed 5 days ago
A bucket list must

To be able to experience something that only happens seasonally and not every where in the world, this is a bucket list must. Our guides, Joseph and Beth, were amazing. Their scientific explanations were on target. I'm addicted and plan on bringing more friends and...More

2  Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 6 days ago
Amazing!

We were so lucky to go on a night with a new moon. The bioluminescence was very bright! Before we got into the kayaks we saw a couple manatees. Then, after sunset, we set off in the kayaks. We saw fish darting through the dark...More

Thank Craig E
Reviewed 1 week ago
Exceptional Experience!

For anyone who loves the water and its creatures, great and small...this is a tour you should not miss! The water was warm, the guides well versed and personable, and the dinaoflagellates kept us in awe! I can't say enough good things about this 2...More

Thank Jan M
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Joanna A
14 August 2018|
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Response from Trish A | Reviewed this property |
Yes, click on the menu button to select night tours.
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Hector C
6 July 2018|
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Response from clearyj1 | Reviewed this property |
I don't work there, but I would say yes. They need to be sure they have the right amount of kayaks and it didn't look like there would have been a way to pay if you just show up.
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