Puerto Rico
Snorkeling & More: Puerto Rico's Coral Reef With Your Grandchild
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!
Program No. 21500RJ
8 days
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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
Outdoor: No Sweat
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
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 Icacos 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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Alberto J Melendez
Alberto Melendez is a certified educational excursion, a certified Advance Open Water Scuba Diver and a Florida master naturalist. He has been leading kayak and snorkeling explorations in the Orlando area for over eight years. A 'tree-hugger' since the term became popular, he enjoys introducing folks to the inside story of the critters, salt marsh and history of the area.
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