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The Magic of Bioluminescence and Marine Life at Calypso Kayaking 

 As dusk falls over the Indian River lagoon, prepare to be mesmerized by a magnificent display of nature. Calypso Kayaking invites you to join us for an educational and wondrous journey into the fascinating world of bioluminescence, a light emission process that few are fortunate enough to behold. 

The Source of Light  

Our clear kayaks give the best view of this enchanting phenomenon. In the calm lagoon waters reside millions of microorganisms called dinoflagellates emitting a radiant glow as they react to movement in the water. The smooth gliding of the kayak, the touch of an oar, and your hand trailing across the surface all cause a glittering trail of light as these tiny creatures interact with motion. The experience can feel otherworldly, like waking up in another realm. 

In addition to these playful organisms, you’ll encounter an abundance of bioluminescent life in the form of jellies beneath the water’s surface and fireflies in the landscape around you. Light emission serves as a form of communication, self-defense, and flirting for these charming inhabitants. 

A Learning Experience  

As you glide along admiring the wonders of nature, your guide will share insights into the science behind bioluminescence and the integral role of marine organisms. Calypso Kayaking ensures a safe, fascinating voyage tailored to your comfort level and kayaking expertise. You’ll leave awe-inspired and informed with a new appreciation of the world around us. 

Glow with the Flow – Book a Calypso Kayaking Bioluminescent Adventure  

Come share this incredible experience with family and friends! Contact our helpful team today for more information or to reserve your spot on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure. 

Manatee Cove
4905 N. Tropical Trail
Merritt Island, Fl. 32953
Reservations are required.