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Daytrips from San Juan

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Daytrips from San Juan
Compared to other Caribbean islands, Puerto Rico is a big island. Each of these attractions is a couple of hours outside of the San Juan area.
Good for: Families, Groups, Seniors, Individuals
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
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Rio Camuy Cave Park (Parque de las Cavernas del Rio Camuy)
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Rio Camuy Cave Park (Parque de las Cavernas del Rio Camuy)

This spelunker's playground consists of the Camuy River and more than 200 caves, some large enough to make skyscrapers disappear.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
Arecibo Observatory
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Arecibo Observatory

The largest radio telescope in the world, this vast 20-acre dish, which is used to explore the heavens, sits in a karst sinkhole that measures 1,300 feet across.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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East Island Excursions
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East Island Excursions

For the best snorkeling and island trips!!!Come Sailing aboard our comfortable 62 ft sailing catamaran East Wind to Icacos marine reserve. Relax and enjoy complimentary pina coladas and sumptuous lunch buffet. Beautiful white sand beaches, turquoise waters and extensive reefs. Even non-swimmers can learn to snorkel or just enjoy our underwater windows and waterslide which delight kids... More

For the best snorkeling and island trips!!!Come Sailing aboard our comfortable 62 ft sailing catamaran East Wind to Icacos marine reserve. Relax and enjoy complimentary pina coladas and sumptuous lunch buffet. Beautiful white sand beaches, turquoise waters and extensive reefs. Even non-swimmers can learn to snorkel or just enjoy our underwater windows and waterslide which delight kids of all ages! Our high speed Power catamarans zip you to the underwater world off Culebra Island, famous for its crystal clear waters and colorful reefs. Explore the miles of powdery white sand on Flamenco or Culebrita beaches.Try our nighttime excursion to Vieques Island for a tour of the bio-luminescent bay, and return to the mainland the same night. Enjoy the sparkling waters for a truly magical experience! Less

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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Flamenco Beach (Playa Flamenco)
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Flamenco Beach (Playa Flamenco)

Flamenco  beach is in a nearly waveless, sheltered  cove during the late summer weeks. It is long, wide, surrounded by greenery and only one or two... more »

Fee: No      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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Bioluminescent Bay
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Bioluminescent Bay

One of the three bioluminescent bays in PR - others are in Vieques and in SW of Island.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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Guanica Dry Forest
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Guanica Dry Forest

The Guánica State Forest & Bioshpere Reserve (Bosque Estatal de Guánica, in Spanish) is an great example of a dry forest, as compared to the rain forests found elsewhere on the island. Covering almost 1,000 acres, it has been designated as a United Nations International Biosphere Reserve. The forest offers many well-maintained trails and is a bird-watcher’s paradise.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.