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Manialtepec Lagoon Bioluminescence Cruise

By Paraiso Huatulco


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Masks required
Contactless tickets
Vehicles and venues disinfected


  • Your chance to see a breathtaking natural phenomenon

  • Bioluminescence caused by millions of microorganisms

  • Glowing waters throughout the famous Manialtepec Lagoon

  • A refreshing outing amid the lagoon's spectacular sights

  • Convenient ride that takes you to and from your hotel

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What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Hotel lobby Pick up & Drop off, from most central Puerto Escondido hotels.

  • What's included


  • What's included

    Driver - Bilingual tour guide

  • What's included

    Giuded boat tour on Manialtepec Lagoon

  • What's included

    Third-party insurance

  • What's excluded

    Meals and drinks

  • What's excluded

    Service charge

Know Before You Book

  • Children 3 and younger are complimentary.

  • At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place.

  • Hotel pickup is available from most centrally located Puerto Escondido hotels. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.

What you can expect

Witness a breathtaking natural phenomenon with an evening on the waters of Manialtepec Lagoon, where you can admire its soft bioluminescent glow. Millions of microorganisms fill the waters to create a universe of deep hues that surround you during your boat trip off the shore.

The ride out from Puerto Escondido carries you to the lagoon, where you begin your journey aboard a boat that carries you out under the setting sun. As you cruise through the water, watch the amazing phenomenon as the tiny organisms around you light up the depths.

Created by chemical reactions within the miniscule creatures, the remarkable glow contrasts with the fading daylight and presents a unique vista for you to enjoy. Enjoy a unique look at this extraordinary wonder of biology before you step back on shore to begin your return trip.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Vehicles and venues kept vacant between travellers

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Temperature checks available
  • Masks required
  • Hand sanitizer provided
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Activity Location

  • Manialtepec Lagoon Oaxaca

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Hotel Pickup
    • Puerto Escondido Oaxaca

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