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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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Great fun swimming with the current

We visited the island using a small ferry run by the Copamarina hotel where we were staying. We... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Lisa K
Saint Paul, Minnesota
via mobile
Birthday Fun Day

Nine of us went.....Had a blast. Brought a picnic and floats. We left from the Copa Marina dock as... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Remsenburg, New York
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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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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Road 333 | Guanica PR, Playa de Guanica, Puerto Rico
+1 787-821-4941

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Reviewed yesterday 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

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 5 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

3  Thank mark s
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Wow, second favorite place. It was just beautiful relaxing. Visited on a Wednesday so it wasn't that crowded, weekend can get crazy. The ferry people seem a little grumpy but it didn't bother me, food was good there also and cheap, they bring out to...More

Thank Irving R
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

This is a can't miss adventure! Be sure to get there early... only 5 picnic tables. pack a beach chair so you can set up right in the water. Not a lot of space to lay out. This place is all about the water. If...More

Thank MLP711
Reviewed 7 May 2017

If you are staying in San Juan , pack up a cooler with beverages and grill food and take the 2 hour drive to Gilligans Island. It is a relaxing, quick ferry ride to a day of authentic Puerto Rican beauty! Water is crystal clear,...More

1  Thank Cindy769
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This is a nice place to take your children or if you are beginning to snorkel.There are different spots all around the island,but water is shallow in a lot of areas so the children can go in ,still have adult supervision (after all it is...More

Thank RConcertC
Reviewed 28 April 2017

the first time I went I caught a ferry from Copamarina resort. The next 10 times was by kayak I rented from Copamarina. I loved kayaking around the island and the other smaller islands near by

1  Thank Iris W
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Rented a kayak from Mary Lee's by the Sea at great price and spent the day snorkeling around. We planned ahead and packed our lunch and drinks- spend all day in the water- never did actually set foot on the island; there was enough room...More

1  Thank AdventuresandLobster
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Veronica C
where can you rent your own boat to go to the island
10 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.