Guanica, Puerto Rico
Gilligan Island is the adopted nickname of this tiny island but the official name of the Island is Cayo Aurora. Cayo Aurora forms part of the Natural Biosphere Reserve of Guánica. The Gilligan Island is formed by two cays covered with mangrove trees. In between the division of the cays there is a two canals division, this is the part that makes the Gilligan island a very fun place for snorkeling and exploration.
In order to come to Cayo Aurora you would need to take a boat. There are some options to begin your trip with: take a small Ferry on a close by restaurant, rent a kayak or rent a watercraft. This trip on boat would take a commute of 5 to 7 minutes. On Kayak the trip time would take close to 30 minutes. It doesn't count with a beach access but it have some facilities that would make your day more comfortable.
Cayo Aurora have a boat pier to receive all the visitors, is large deck where you can make your walk into the Gilligan Island. Also it have been added a roped area for establishing limitations in the harbor in order to keep watercraft out of the island canals or the popular areas used for swimming. Once you step in island you would find some Gazebos, cement BBQ's and composting bathrooms. It have some information related with the reserve and natural wonders. It is not accesible for inland exploration and I do not recommend to do it, you may wake up some hungry mosquitos.
There are nothing to drink or eat in the island, so bring everything that you may need to spend your day. Bring some insect repellent, toilet paper and hand sanitizer. Do not forget your snorkeling gear and some floaters (they came very handy).There are no showers, lifeguard or other commodities. Remember is a cay and a natural protected reserve by the government.
Galleria of the Gilligan Island
Enjoy this wonderful images from the Gilligan Island, we are sure that this is going to be on your checklist in places to visit.
Information about the Gilligan island
Here you can find all the information that you may need if you are planning a trip to the Gilligan Island. Find what the facilities have to offer, services, fees, contact information and more.
Tuesday - Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mondays is CLOSED
Be sure to arrive early on holidays!
Entrance to the Island is FREE. Fees comes with Ferry transportation or rentals
Ferry (Round Trip) $10
Another Fees may be available for coolers or other additional items.
The Parking lot, Ferry and tickets are on Jacintos Restaurant