With Island Splash Watersports, we offer a range of excursions, which can be customized to suit you and your family to have a unique and personalized experience here in Grand Cayman!
A popular spot for snorkelers is Bioluminescence bay,
Please note that this tour is offered exclusively to stay-over guests and for private groups of a maximum of 10.
A popular spot for snorkelers is Bioluminescence bay, we leave from Cayman Islands Yacht Club just before sunset and the tour is about 2.5 hours. The first stop is Starfish Point to see the setting sun and awakening stars. Next stop is the famous Bio Bay, where we spend most of our time. Our informative guides will tell you all about this amazing sight.
Our boat – Family Time will take you leisurely through the Bioluminescent Bay without harming the organisms. Once inside the Bay, guests will get an overview of what the Bioluminescence is all about and then get up close and personal with this magical experience.
Attire: You will get wet. We suggest swimsuit, t-shirt, some may enjoy a long sleeve for the ride. A towel and spare dry shorts are recommended for a comfortable drive back at the end of the tour.
What is Bioluminescence?
Bioluminescence is defined as “Life Emitting Light.” Bioluminescence is a common occurrence, however, finding an area with high concentrations on a regular basis is something not to be missed. On land we see bioluminescence is fireflies, glowworms and occasionally glowing fungi. However, in the ocean bioluminescence is much more common but extremely rare to be seen in high concentrations. Tiny microorganisms called ‘Pyrodinium Bahamanse’ are responsible for the captivating display. When at rest, they appear to sparkle, but when disturbed they release more light to be seen. Come and find out why these unique bays exist.
2018 Tour Dates:
Jan 8th – Jan 24th
Feb 7th – Feb 23rd
Mar 9th – Mar 24th
Apr 8th – Apr 22nd
May 7th – May 21st
Jun 6th – Jun 20th
Jul 6th – Jul 19th
Aug 4th – Aug 18th
Sep 2nd – Sep 18th
Oct 3st – Nov 15th
Nov 29th – Dec 15th
Dec 29th – Jan 14th