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Gilligan's Island

#1 of 3 things to do in Playa de Guanica Features Animals
Road 333 | Guanica PR, Playa de Guanica, Puerto Rico
+1 787-821-4941
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Best snorkeling and safe ! No waves clear water , friendly people . Trae tu neverita el bbq y ha... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Amazing experience

Great time in the island, clear water, lovely canals, good to share with family and friends. Space... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Arecibo, Puerto Rico
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Gilligan’s Island (the official name is Cayo Aurora) is a tiny island that is part of the Biosphere Reserve of Guánica. It is popular with locals for swimming, snorkeling, beach-time, and kayaking.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Road 333 | Guanica PR, Playa de Guanica, Puerto Rico
+1 787-821-4941

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best snorkeling and safe ! No waves clear water , friendly people . Trae tu neverita el bbq y ha gozarrr

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great time in the island, clear water, lovely canals, good to share with family and friends. Space to do BBQ

Thank elaineyelitza
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really wish I read the detailed reviews before taking the 2.5 hour drive with 7 people including a 6 year old. I read their site and no where did it say you had to be there at 6am for a chance to get tickets!...More

1  Thank MsRae1972
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we arrived early in the morning the waters were nice in clear. By 2 pm not as clear. Then we saw "human fesses". Will never visit this place again. Their bathroom facilities were awful. Its a beautiful place to visit if they had better...More

2  Thank diegomark
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We drove 1 hour to Gilligan's Island and we were so disappointed with the condition this place is kept, how unfriendly and unwilling to help the staff was at Copa Marina Restaurant. we did research online before we went, but alot of the important information...More

8  Thank marinedadizzy
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

I went there with a family of 7 in June 2017. Ages ranging from 2 to 78 years old. Parking is next to the ferry. We parked on a dusty roadside on the left (free parking). Not sure about regular parking lot on the right....More

5  Thank Dimon L
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We visited the island using a small ferry run by the Copamarina hotel where we were staying. We followed all of the advice given in other reviews. Sunscreen, bug spray, water! We actually did not need the bug spray during the day. If you stay...More

1  Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Nine of us went.....Had a blast. Brought a picnic and floats. We left from the Copa Marina dock as a few of us had stayed there.

Thank gogoelway
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Gilligan's Island is a bit of a hike from San Juan. It took about 2 hours to get there, following toll roads. However, it was very much worth the visit. Located in a park with a lush mangrove forest, it was a little oasis from...More

Thank Shutter_Bug
Reviewed 8 June 2017

After a two hour drive that Google Maps said was one hour, we arrived to wait in another 45 min line to take the old ferry across to the island. It was a Wednesday but was so crowded early in the morning we could hardly...More

4  Thank mark s
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Veronica C
11 June 2017|
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Response from Michemish | Reviewed this property |
Im not sure if you can rent a boat to sail by your own, but there near the ferry is people with their own boats that will take you there for like $10 round trip. Don't know about the legal part.