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  • Location:Montego Bay, Ocho Rios and Negril, Jamaica
  • Duration:Varies

Luminous Lagoon Night Cruise in Jamaica

Visit Jamaica's fascinating Luminous Lagoon on a night cruise! Cruise around the glowing lagoon in a small boat at night with your expert guide and go for a dip in the colorful water. Enjoy a complimentary rum beverage on board as your guide answers any questions you have about this fascinating lagoon. This is a must-see attraction perfect for the whole family!


  • Enjoy a night cruise on Jamaica's Luminous Lagoon
  • Cruise around the glowing lagoon while enjoying a complimentary rum beverage
  • Go for a dip in the vibrant water (it's safe to swim in!)
  • Hear the story behind the intriguing colorful water from your local guide
  • Complimentary hotel pickup and drop-off

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Luminous Lagoon Night Cruise in Jamaica

Luminous Lagoon Night Cruise in Jamaica

Explore Jamaica's Luminous Lagoon on this night cruise from Montego Bay, Ocho Rios or Negril. The lagoon is full of tiny, harmless microscopic organisms that give the water it's iridescent blue-green look. See this fascinating natural wonder in person on this night cruise.

After pickup from your hotel, head to the Luminous Lagoon, located in the parish of Trelawny and part of the Martha Brae River. Walk to the the launching point, board a small boat and head out onto the lagoon with your expert guide. Learn about why the lagoon glows as you cruise to the center of the lagoon, which is less than 5 feet (1.5 meters) deep, and enjoy a complimentary beverage. As the water gets disturbed, see an eerie light illuminating from below.

If you're feeling adventurous, take a swim in the glowing water, one of only a few like it in the world! Don’t worry -- the lagoon’s eerie-looking water is actually completely harmless.

After exploring this Jamaican natural wonder, you'll be transported back to your hotel.

Note: depending on your hotel location, transportation varies from 1hour to 2.5 hours one way.

Customer Reviews

Karthiga R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

This trip was just awesome, and one of those moments which made us to feel bad that we didn't know swimming. Very nice place.

The guide 007 and rest were just awesome. They really have an art of explaining things in a funny way. I love those guys.

Also, we witnessed a fire man who gave his performance before the boat was departed, he is just awesome as hell. That guys has so much of a talent. Thank you so much Viator and their partners. Yo Mon- No Problem!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015


Sara R Z

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

We had a blast with Sydney! He gave us a lot of history about Jamaica, which is exactly what we wanted. The lagoon was cool. We want to see Sydney next time we go to Jamaica! He is an amazing an employee, definitely a keeper!!!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015


Bryan C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

This tour was amazing!

Henrica O United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

The employees were always very friendly and helpful. The information they gave was not only informative, but delivered in a very professional way. They truly seemed to care about making your stay as comfortable and enjoyable possible.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

Picked up on time from hotel in Montego Bay and then about a 40 minute drive to the lagoon. Toilets/changing/drinks etc all available there. Tour guide was very good - knowledgeable and fun. Spent about 20 minutes on/in the water and it was a great experience. The kids who were on the tour really enjoyed it. Some people took empty drinks bottles and filled them up/were told by the tour guide that the luminous water lasts for about 5 days in a bottle. We were there under a full moon and the blue water lit up fine. However, we were told 'the darker the night the better'. Really glad to have done it.

Gerald J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

It was beautiful! We loved it! Would definitely recommend friends!

John H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

The company's representative was very friendly and quite knowledgeable. He explained everything well. We had a great time swimming in the lagoon. We would highly recommend this tour.

Suzanne s

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

This was a magical experience!!! You really have to experience it...its like the northern lights or a magnificent rainbow...its mother nature in her unique spectacular glory! Dont forget to bring your swimsuit and towel, you wont want to miss swimming!

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