How long is a Mosquito Bay kayak tour?
You will be on the tour for 2 hours.What should I bring?
Bring the following:
Why is it called Mosquito Bay?
- Avoid Bringing your phone
Why would anyone want to name a beautiful bay after a blood-sucking parasite? Well, nobody did. Mosquito Bay is named after a small ship called "El Mosquito" that was owned by a man named Roberto Cofresi. He was a Robin Hood-like figure in Puerto Rico history who is much respected.Why does the bioluminescent bay glow?
The waters of Mosquito Bay glow because of a single-celled microorganism called dinoflagellates. When disturbed by nearby vibrations, the mini creatures glow in response.What's one of the best times to go to Mosquito Bay?
The best time to go to Mosquito Bay is during the dry season (December to early April). This is because heavy rainfall can make it hard to see the glow.Can you swim in Mosquito Bay?
Laws have passed in Puerto Rico that ban swimming in the bay, though you can paddle your kayak and stick your feet in the water to cool off.Do sharks live in Mosquito Bay?
Yes there are, but they aren't fully grown. The waters of the Mosquito Bay are used as a sanctuary for fish. Sharks usually lay their eggs in the bay and leave for deeper waters. Just be cautious and listen to the tour guides. Your guides are trained to deal with any emergency situation--including sharks.As you can see, Mosquito Bay is well worth your time and money. If you want to visit these mysterious and magical waters, book a vacation through Puerto Rico Activities! You won't regret it.