21500
Puerto Rico
Snorkeling & More: Intergenerational Adventures on Puerto Rico’s Coral Reef
Explore the coral reefs and diverse ecosystems of Puerto Rico with your grandchild as you snorkel with turtles, hike a nature reserve, zip-line through a rainforest and much more!
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Program No. 21500RJ
Length
8 days
Starts at
2,249
Getting There
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At a Glance

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.
Activity Level
Active
Walking over varied terrain. Open-water swimming/snorkeling up to 1.5 hours a day (must be able to swim). Zip lining, getting in/out of boats. Elevations up to 4,000 feet.
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 ...

  • Discover the coral reefs of Vieques and Culebra Islands, two of the most beautiful eco-destinations in the Caribbean.
  • 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.

General Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 9-13.
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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.”
Alberto J Melendez
Andrea Torres
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