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Cartagena: Bioluminescent Plankton Tour

Product ID: 280262
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Witness an enchanting and rare natural phenomenon that can only be seen in a few spots in the world. Swim with bioluminescent plankton and watch as they light up like a starry sky.
About this activity
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Duration: 6.5 hours
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Spanish, English

Pickup included

Your hotel in the Bocagrande Neighborhood. If your hotel is not in this area, the meeting point is the Juan Valdez Cafe at Centro de Convenciones or close to the Ibis Marbella.

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  • Marvel at a magical and rare natural phenomenon
  • Dive into the sea with hundreds of bioluminescent phytoplankton
  • Be amazed as the water comes alive with bright blue colors
  • Leave a trail of sparkles in the water with every movement you make
Full description
Admire an extraordinary natural phenomenon which only occurs in a few parts of the world– the bioluminescent plankton. Begin your tour during the afternoon, as the sun begins to set. Gain an understanding of these unique creatures from your knowledgable guide.

Hop aboard your boat and sail for 10 minutes to the cove of Puerto Naito. Dive into sea and swim in the warm water which is full of bioluminescent plankton. With every movement you make, the plankton will generate light, creating a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Choose to meet at the meeting point or choose the option including roundtrip transportation. If you choose the option with transportation, you’ll also have some free time to explore Playa Blanca.
  • Roundtrip boat transfer from Baru to Puerto Naito
  • Lifejacket
  • Hotel pick-up and dropoff from Playa Blanca or Cartagena (if the option is selected)
What’s Not Included
  • Foods and drinks
  • Photographs
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • Children under 5 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
Know before you go
• This tour is not recommended for pregnant women and people with limited mobility.

From £30.25 per person

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Afronautica Cartagena

Product ID: 280262