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BEGINS IN: SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO

Puerto Rico's Coral Reefs: Snorkeling Adventures With Your Grandchild

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Program #21500RJ
8 Days | 7 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

Program intended for grandchildren from 9 - 13 years of age.

The coral reefs of Puerto Rico are some of the most beautiful ecosystems in the world. Thousands of species rely on reefs for survival, just as thousands of communities all over the world also depend on them for food, protection and jobs. Come with your grandchild to Puerto Rico and snorkel the waters around this beautiful island to learn firsthand about the biology of coral reefs and the efforts being made to conserve and protect them even as they are threatened. Visit waterfalls , hike and zip-line rainforest trails, go for a night hike in a nature reserve and try both snorkeling and swimming in crystal-clear waters with help from professional divers.


Highlights

• At Culebra Island, one of the most spectacular eco-destinations in the Caribbean, go snorkeling among turtles, stingrays and coral reefs in the company of certified professionals.
• Go hiking at night in Las Cabezas de San Juan Nature Reserve with a local naturalist who leads you to the top of the Fajardo Lighthouse.
• Experience the beauty and excitement of the rainforest on an expert-led zip-lining adventure in a Rainforest Adventure Eco- Park.

Activity Notes

Open-water swimming, snorkeling up to 1.5 hours a day. Walking on irregular terrain under varying weather conditions. Zip lining, getting in/out of boats. Participants must be able to swim. Program not recommended for those with mobility limitations.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival San Juan, 1 night; coach to Fajardo, 4 nights; coach to San Juan, 2 nights; departure.

Currently selected:Prices Starting At:
Jun 23 — Jun 30, 2014 waitlist only  

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
7 nights of accommodations
19 meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 6 dinners
10 Expert-led lectures
11 Field trips
6 Hands-on experiences

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4.2
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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