San Juan
Day Trips

Enter your dates to find available activities

Our most recommended San Juan Day Trips

  • From San Juan: 2-Hour ATV Adventure at Campo Rico Ranch

    1. From San Juan: 2-Hour ATV Adventure at Campo Rico Ranch

    Juan, and enter a completely different world the minute you pass through the entrance gates. Experience the home of different tropical plants and animals, some of which you may encounter on a 2-hour ATV ride.

    Upon arrival, meet the guides and get basic instructions and safety procedures before you set off. Hop aboard your ATV (All Terrain Vehicle) and follow the guides through 2,200 acres of private land full of scenic delights.

    Feel the power beneath you as you track through the different trails of a secret tropical paradise. Each 4WD vehicle can seat up to 2 people, with the driver at the front and a passenger at the rear.

    Marvel at magnificent views of the mountains and mangroves. Come across lagoons and curious limestone rock formations. Keep a look out for the native wildlife roaming freely in their natural habitat...

    It was amazing Ricky was wonderful we were so tired we totally forgot to tip him but if he has any way to pay him a tip that would be great

  • Isla Verde, Puerto Rico: Jet Ski Tour

    2. Isla Verde, Puerto Rico: Jet Ski Tour

    Experience a thrilling adventure in and around the San Jose Lagoon and all the way to the coast and beaches of Isla Verde on a 90-minute jet ski tour through the tropical waters of Puerto Rico's north coast. After a short safety briefing and training session, depart from the home base at Cangrejos Yacht Club and journey into the best waters of the Caribbean along the beaches of Isla Verde. Enjoy a memorable journey into the mangroves of the San José Lagoon, pass under the Baldorioty de Castro Bridge, all the way down to the Teodoro Moscoso Bridge, one of the biggest bridges in Puerto Rico. After, pass by the coast of the beach of Isla Verde. Make a stop to jump in the water and go through the Isla Verde coast, one of the most beautiful spots in the area. Admire the incredible scenery as you explore the water world. Let loose and experience the raw power of your jet ski.

    I had never been on a jetski so I was incredibly nervous. I did not go as fast as others on the tour but I enjoyed the experience. I wouldn’t exactly call it a tour though. We were given basic instructions for about 5 minutes and a quick road map of what we would see then everyone took off. A guide was in the front of the group while another was in the back but everyone did their own thing.

  • From Fajardo: Full-Day Culebra Islands Catamaran Tour

    3. From Fajardo: Full-Day Culebra Islands Catamaran Tour

    Discover an area off the beaten path on this full-day catamaran tour to the Cordillera Islands. Departing from Puerto Del Rey Marina in Fajardo, the 45-50 minute journey on the high-speed catamaran will take you to the beautiful Cordillera Islands, off the coast of San Juan. Upon arriving at the Cordillera Islands, the captain will decide which beach will have the best conditions for the day, usually Flamenco or Culebrita beach. Spend the afternoon swimming, snorkeling, beachcombing, sunbathing, or relaxing on the roof deck. Throughout the day, the bar on board the catamaran is open for all guests with Piña Coladas, Rum Punch, sodas, iced teas, and juices. A sumptuous buffet lunch is served on board, including fresh fruit, freshly baked bread, sliced meats, sliced cheeses, salads, chips, and cookies.

    The island was so beautiful! It a long commute that I really didn’t care for. It was an hour bus ride from my hotel to the location. Then, it was an hour boat ride to the private island. If you get motion sickness, I highly recommend buying motion sickness medicine and sit outside the boat for the ride. Once you get to the island, you forget about everything. The staff was friendly and very helpful if you are not a swimmer. It was open bar which I loved! And the snack they gave was pretty good. 10/10 recommendation.

  • From San Juan: Horse Riding at a Private Ranch

    4. From San Juan: Horse Riding at a Private Ranch

    Make your way to the Hacienda Campo Rico and feel like you are in a completely different world as you pass through the entrance gates. On a 2-hour horse riding adventure experience the home of different tropical plants and animals and see stunning landscapes. Upon arrival, meet your experienced guides and receive basic instructions with safety procedures before you set off on your horse. Get acquainted with your horse, and then follow the guides through 2,200 acres of private land. Soak up the Caribbean sun as you trot around. Marvel at magnificent views of the mountains and coastal plains. Come across lagoons and curious limestone rock formations. Keep a lookout for the native wildlife roaming freely in their natural habitats. Learn the history and importance of the Puerto Rico Paso Fino horses. Then, go to the hilltop Mojito Bar and cool down with some refreshing drinks of your c...

    This was a one of a kind experience but I will say the weight limit is strictly enforced, they would not allow my friend to ride and she was only 6 lbs over the limit. Other than that I enjoyed the trail and ride, I’d also advise to wear sunscreen and I got my very first sunburn! Lol

  • From San Juan: Zipline Canopy Adventure Tour

    5. From San Juan: Zipline Canopy Adventure Tour

    Start with pickup from your hotel in San Juan and travel along the Eastern Highway to the foothills of the Luquillo Mountains Range, where you will reach the El Yunque National Rainforest. Once at the zipline station, get equipped with your gear, harness, helmet, and hand gear in preparation for your aerial adventure. Explore 8 different sections, each strategically located within the rainforest canopy. Move between the landing platforms which are equipped with safety gear, handrails and guides that are there to meet you at each point. Discover the vastness of this lush tropical rainforest as you view it from the air at canopy level. Zoom through the air surrounded by nature for an exhilarating experience. Try to spot plant, animal and bird species as you fly through the air. After your exciting experience, be returned to your hotel in San Juan.

    I really enjoyed doing the zipline. The people are very helpful and friendly. Very nice area. I will be going back again.

  • San Juan: El Yunque Rainforest & Bio Bay Kayak Combo Tour

    6. San Juan: El Yunque Rainforest & Bio Bay Kayak Combo Tour

    Join your expert tour guide for an all-day excursion to the El Yunque Rainforest, then kayak with glowing planktons at a bio-luminescent bay. Start your adventure with a visit to the lesser-known zone of El Yunque, the only tropical rainforest in the United States. Hike and explore this off-the-beaten-track habitat. Take a dip in a waterfall or natural pool, or try out the waterslides. Hear fascinating stories from your guide about natural and local history. Spot native flora and fauna, many of which are not found anywhere else on the planet. After the hike, take a break with some lunch at a local restaurant. Then its time for a kayak adventure through mangrove channels leading to the Laguna Grande. Meet the glowing microscopic planktons capable of producing natural light at the touch of your hand. Paddle in this remarkable yet safe environment. Explore these amazing creatures up clo...

    The hiking trip to the waterfall/river was so much fun and the tour guides were awesome. Very involved and made sure everyone was enjoying themselves. Breathtaking views and the water felt amazing cause it was so hot!! Bio Bay Kayaking was an absolute waste of time and money. For starters, the water smelled like we were kayaking in a cess pool. The water was black and smelled like rotten eggs. Didn't seem very sanitary or safe for anyone to be in. Then we were lined up in our kayaks and covered with a tarp full of sand in order to see the plankton light up (which they didn't) they clearly stated this wasn't guaranteed but according to other reviews it seems like it doesn't happen any time of the year. So we literally just got covered in sand from head to toe for no reason. I really do not recommend this activity to anyone.

  • San Juan: El Yunque Rainforest and Bio Bay Combo Tour

    7. San Juan: El Yunque Rainforest and Bio Bay Combo Tour

    Following a morning pickup at your accommodation, embark in direction of your bio bay and rainforest combo adventure. Enjoy the beautiful views along the scenic route through the Northside of the island and learn some facts about the areas from your guide. Make a stop in the town of Luquillo and enjoy some fresh local fruits before continuing the journey to Puerto Rico's majestic Rainforest. El Yunque is without a doubt Puerto Rico’s greatest natural wonder. It is the only tropical rainforest, and the most studied forest in the United States National Forest System. It is the most biologically diverse forest, hosting hundreds of plants and animals - some of which are only found here in Puerto Rico. Once there, hike through natural trails lined with beautiful flora and fauna, and some river wading, until you'll arrive at a hidden gem located in the heart of the rainforest. Enjoy the b...

    Communication was great! Easy transportation. Instructions say to wear swimsuit, but, really a pair of sport legging type shorts would be ideal. Highly recommended lightweight (dri fit) type clothing/shirt (no cotton). You will get fully submersed in the water. Wear old tennis shoes (& old socks) with good grip & plan to discard them or machine wash them due to the soupy rainforest mud. I wore a pair of closed to Keen hiking sandals w/ great grip & they were perfect! The guides were great & take pics & email them to you. You will leave everything on the bus during both excursions. Only brought a bottled water along on trail. No lunch provided, but they stop for smoothies on the way & have a great fruit spread (pineapple, papaya, mango, avocado) for a mid-day snack. Supper (you are responsible for the payment) is early (3:30/4) and was pretty good. Your guide will share a menu & get your order once you arrive to the rainforest. Rainforest portion was amazing! Kayaking was just ok. Enjoy

  • Fajardo: Icacos Deserted Island Catamaran & Picnic Cruise

    8. Fajardo: Icacos Deserted Island Catamaran & Picnic Cruise

    Board the Barefoot IV catamaran and set sail to the remote island of Icacos, just off the coast of Fajardo. Icacos is the perfect place to enjoy the white, sandy beaches and the clear blue waters of the Caribbean Sea. After a leisurely sail to Icacos, drop anchor 50 feet from the beach with crystal clear blue water for easy disembarking. Swim in the beautiful warm water or sunbathe on a white sand beach. Take advantage of beach toys such as volleyball, football, beach paddles, and floatation devices provided by the crew. If you bring your own snorkeling equipment, choose to explore a wonderful coral reef that is home to beautiful tropical sea life.  Take a break for lunch with a complimentary packed lunch box, with a turkey or veggie wrap or sandwich, pasta salad, chips, cookies, and fresh fruit to enjoy on the beach. Quench your thirst with soda, water, and tropical drinks provided wi...

    Wonderful day and well worth every penny! The service and experience were above and beyond expectations.

  • From San Juan: El Yunque Forest Off the Beaten Path Tour

    9. From San Juan: El Yunque Forest Off the Beaten Path Tour

    Feel like a true explorer on an off-the-beaten-path tour in the heart of the El Yunque Rainforest. Avoid big crowds as you blaze a trail to the lesser-known attractions of the lush tropical rainforest. The initial hike is a 25-30 minute journey up a rock and dirt path with some river wading. This trail is surrounded by bamboo trees, rainforest flowers, and many other beautiful plants. Visit a collecting pool that forms at the base of a waterfall. Here you will have the opportunity to swim in its crystal clear waters and admire the colors of its deep pools. Enjoy the cascades of the waterfall and take the opportunity to snap pictures. Continue exploring the rainforest and end your adventure in another pool area, the rainforest's best-kept secret. After a few minutes of hiking, arrive at a river where you can swim, swing from a rope into the river, and enjoy natural water slides.

    Johnathan the tour guide was amazing and funny! Beautiful site and amazing swimming area! Highly recommended.

  • San Juan: Scenic Puerto Rico Instagram Tour

    10. San Juan: Scenic Puerto Rico Instagram Tour

    Take a road trip to the best and most-desired spots of Puerto Rico in a single tour. This Instagram trip focuses on visiting the most "Insta-worthy" sights for great pictures, history, culture, and adventure. This is a true local experience that visits the world-famous Yunque Rainforest, the only tropical rainforest in the United States Forest System. Visit Old San Juan’s top spots, with live commentary on the history behind the old structures, and plenty of photo stops. Later, visit a secret locals-only beach for a relaxing and authentically Caribbean experience. Your tour later ends with dinner, allowing you to experience the authentic flavors of Puerto Rico.

    The scenery is beautiful and the tour guide we had was AMAZING!!! Just be ready to get muddy!

San Juan: Nähtävää ja koettavaa

Haluatko löytää kaikki aktiviteetit paikassa San Juan? Paina tästä nähdäksesi täyden listan.

What people are saying about San Juan

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 106 reviews

Omggggggg! It was FREAKING AMAZING. BEING MY 1ST ZIPLINE EXPERIENCE THE CANOPY ADVENTURE TOUR GAVE ME A GREAT 1ST IMPRESSION. I AM SOOOOOO READY FOR MY.NEXT ADVENTURE. THIS WAS A GREAT EXHILARATING AND ADRENALINE RUSHING ESCAPADE. WHAT A WAY TO BRING IN YOUR 45TH BDAY!

I really enjoyed doing the zipline. The people are very helpful and friendly. Very nice area. I will be going back again.

The people are very friendly and helpful, will be going back again.

Very friendly tour guides! The tour was great. Expectations met!

All I have to say this experience was off the hook