Paddle your way through moonlit waters in a two-person kayak and marvel at the glowing plankton in the water while learning about our fragile and unique ecosystem!
- Participant All Ages
Discover El Yunque Rainforest and the world of snorkeling
Half-day trip to El Yunque rainforest. Enjoy an amazing world of nature trails, waterfalls, and scenic views. Learn about the history and biology of the area from your knowledgeable guide.
WHAT TO EXPECT: Explore the only tropical rainforest in the United States National Forest system on this half-day trip. Walk the park’s nature trails, surrounded by tree orchids, giant ferns and wildflowers, as you venture to a camera-worthy collection of waterfalls and panoramic vistas in northeast Puerto Rico. Start your day with pickup around 8:00am from select hotels in San Juan. Then drive from San Juan to El Yunque, admiring the typical native towns and changing scenery as you ascend higher into the rainforest. This ecosystem is named after the ancient Indian spirit Yuquiyu, who was believed to have once reigned over all of Puerto Rico, protecting the island and its people. Begin an easy walk on one of the trails, keeping an eye out for any of the area’s wildlife. Make your way along paths thick with tree orchids, giant ferns, wild flowers and tropical hardwood trees, and Waterfall.
SNORKELING : What to Expect Briefing: Your snorkel guides will start you out from the beach shorline where they will go over safety and fundamentals of snorkeling. Usually 5-10 min.Getting Comfortable: Your dive pro will start you out in waist deep water (3ft) to get you comfortable with using the equipment and teach you some basic snorkel skills. Everyone learns snorkeling and gets comfortable differently and at different timing which is why we make all of the tours private with your own snorkel guides for you and your group.Guided Snorkel Tour: After the guides get you comfortable and they are comfortable with you they will give you a tour in the ocean, showing you all the beautiful aquatic life and fish. 2 hours
Please note: There is a minimum of 2 people required on the first booking of this tour.
What to Bring
- Valid photo identification and Credit Card used at time of booking (Name must match)
- Bathing suit
- Change of clothes
- Knee-length Shorts or Long Pants
- Closed toe, secure, covered shoes such as tennis shoes or hiking boots / No Crocs, sandals or flip-flops allowed!