Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico’s Reefs, Rainforests and Reserves: Hikes, Kayaking and Snorkeling
From dry forests to rainforests, from preserves to over 270-miles of beaches, explore the diverse habitats of Puerto Rico through hikes, kayak excursions and snorkeling adventures.
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Program No. 15638RJ
8 days
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At a Glance

Experience the natural beauty of Puerto Rico by getting active in its many unique and spectacular habitats. Park biologists, experienced kayaking experts and certified dive masters take you deep into the island’s diverse natural areas. Join a biologist for a two mile hike at Caguas Botanical Gardens, hike and learn about the mountain trails of El Yunque National Rain Forest, enjoy an expert-led walk in Old San Juan and more.
Activity Level
Outdoor: Spirited
Walking up to four miles daily. Elevations up to 4,000 feet. Snorkeling and Kayaking for up to two hours.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • In Parguera, snorkel coral reefs and experience a night swim in a bioluminescent bay.
  • Trek sandstone cliffs to the lighthouse at Cabo Rojo for breathtaking views of a crescent-shaped bay beach.
  • Kayak along the pristine coastline of Las Cabezas de San Juan Nature Reserve and enjoy spectacular views of the mountains of the El Yunque Rainforest.

General Notes

For an easier paced program, check out #15635.
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Andrea Torres
Andrea was born and raised in Puerto Rico and studied at the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico. She has been an active travel educator for over four years, leading trips through the only tropical rainforest in the United States, El Yunque, where she met her first Road Scholar group. “Being outdoors and leading travelers is my way of life,” she says. “It brings me joy to share my passion with others and to educate individuals on some of the amazing wonders of the world.”
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