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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
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.
3. Puerto Rico: El Yunque Rainforest & Waterfalls Half-Day Tour
Start your day by meeting your guide at the local fruit stand “Frutera Flores” in the town of Luquillo. Here, your guide will pick up a variety of fresh local fruit for the tour, and you have the opportunity to purchase some local fritters and/or a fresh fruit smoothie. After this stop, follow your guide in your rental car to the majestic El Yunque Rainforest- without a doubt Puerto Rico’s greatest Natural Wonder. It is the only tropical rainforest, the most biologically diverse, and the most studied forest in the US National Forest System. After an interpretive hike through natural trails lined with beautiful flora and fauna, and some river wading, arrive at a hidden gem found in the heart of the rainforest. This breathtaking segment of the 29,000-acre forest is like a natural playground. Here, have the chance to swim in the natural pools, refresh in waterfalls, slide down an exhilar...
Everyone was amazing!!! Well worth it. Fantastic guides!! All 3 Leo,Patricia and Jesse were amazing. They were all patient, enthusiastic, knowledgeable outgoing and would highly recommend them to anyone . Embrace the mud....embrace it all!
4. 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.
5. 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
6. 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.
7. Puerto Rico: Helicopter Flights
Discover the sights of Puerto Rico from the air on a helicopter tour. Choose from 3 tour options: Discover Old San Juan Tour See some of the island’s historical monuments from an incredible perspective. Admire notable landmarks such as The Capitol House, La Fortaleza-The Governor’s Mansion, Fort San Cristobal, and Fort San Felipe del Morro. The helicopter will make an aerial stop at Fort San Felipe del Morro, where you can take the most spectacular photos and videos of the Old San Juan area. The Enchanted Shore Tour Take in the views of some of Puerto Rico´s beautiful coastline as you fly above Old San Juan, along the beautiful shoreline and beach areas, to the popular resort area of Isla Verde. Take great photos and enjoy the best views of Condado, high-end resorts, and the historic buildings of colonial Old San Juan. Green Escape ...
This was one of the best activities I did while vacationing in Puerto Rico. It was a little pricy for 6 minutes but honestly, it was well worth it! The next time I visit, I think I am going to do the longer one. The view was everything! Also, you can get a mini video made that shows the entire activity. 10/10 recommendation!
8. San Juan: Old Town Sunset Walking Tour
Meet your professional guide at Plaza Colón in San Juan and set off into the sunset on this walking tour. The plazas are the perfect location to learn about the colonial history of Puerto Rico from your guide. From Plaza Colón, you will walk and see the Plaza de la Barandilla and Plaza de Armas. In Old San Juan, you can visit one of its most spectacular historic buildings: Antiguo Palacio de la Intendencia. It was originally built to house the treasury of the island and it is now the Department of State of Puerto Rico. At the Capilla del Santo Cristo de la Salud you can see the most popular chapel in Puerto Rico and you learn the urban legend behind this little structure built in the 18th century. You can also visit La Fortaleza-Palacio de Santa Catalina, a World Heritage Site. The tour also takes you past San Juan Cathedral, the Ballaja Barracks, Catedral Basilica Menor, Cuartel de Ba...
Jorge was so fun! The town was beautiful. And learning about the history was wonderful
9. 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.
10. San Juan: Hacienda Campo Rico Ziplining Experience
Experience five exhilarating zip lines, five hanging canopy bridges, and a 10-minute hike in a subtropical forest on this guided adventure in Carolina. The adventure takes place at the Hacienda Campo Rico estate covering 2,300 acres and located only five minutes away from San Juan. Start your adventure at Hacienda Campo Rico, a secluded natural jewel composed of lush coastal plains, mangroves, lagoons, and limestone mountains. This is a perfect setting to experience an adventure amongst nature. Start off by walking through the lush northern coastal plains. Hike around the unique formations of the karst mountains and limestone. This is home to a great variety of birds and reptiles. After reaching the top of the first mountain, marvel at majestic views of where the coastline meets the Atlantic Ocean. Experience a total of five zip lines that fluctuate between 500 to 1,000 feet long and...
Had an amazing time even though I got stuck on the first line . The workers were very helpful .
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What people are saying about San Juan
This tour was so much fun! I loved that it was a small group, and our guide was really helpful and personable. Definitely recommend bringing two bathing suits if you can swing it, as there are plenty of opportunities to change. Loved it!
Great overview of old San Juan’s history. Jorge was very attentive and knowledgeable. I recommend it for first timers to the city.
Jorge was so fun! The town was beautiful. And learning about the history was wonderful
We enjoyed the tour very much. Perfect amount of walking and information
Our guide was knowledgeable and answered all questions.