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Mona Island

Puerto Rico
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Ranked #159 of 405 Attractions in Puerto Rico
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Activities: Hunting, Viewing wildlife
Description: Uninhabited island in the Mona Passage that is a mecca for divers, biologists, hunters and tourists interested in seeing unique wildlife.
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Mayaguez
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89 reviews 89 reviews
13 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

SUMMARY: The Island is magical, particularly underwater. This is not a casual or easy tourist destination. Careful research, planning, and preparation is required. TITLE: “Galapagos of the Atlantic” Tripadvisor review #48 13 March 2014 CORRECTIONS: [A] One reviewer stated that Mona had “Comodo” (= Komodo) Dragons; however, this is the less dangerous Mona Ground Iguana. [B] The reviewer failed to... More

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Norfolk, Virginia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
39 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

I have been visiting Mona Island with my brother twice a year for the last 11 years, as part of a group of pre-selected Scientist, Biologist, preservationist, and hunters that controls the population of wild-life(my brother is a disease control researcher) and avid Hunter and conservation activist. We take part in counting,taging, researching and controling the Population of Wild Goats,... More

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San Jose de la Montana, Costa Rica
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

My wife and I visited Mona on the live-aboard Juliet in 2008. Just now found the photos so this post is for that trip. Mona is a uninhabited virginal island with wonders both above and below the surface. Nearby is Little Mona which is also uninhibited. The only way to get there is by boat but that was no problem... More

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Puerto Rico
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102 reviews 102 reviews
9 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012 via mobile

This is my favorite place to visit at least once a year. The island is a refuge for birds, sea life and is protected by the Puerto Rico and US governments. Fishing is not allow in 3 nautical miles around the island, this is why is a paradise. You can visit it in you own boat from PR and spend... More

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Savannah,Georgia
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2008

Mona island is beautiful not only for it's beaches but it is great for exploring caves. There is a cave where you can see down the cliff to the ocean. It is completly flat on top and it is formed by dolomite rock; which is a type of limestone. You can see ancient coral reefs completly preserved in the rock.... More

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