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Vieques National Wildlife Refuge

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Brightest, most lush bioluminescence either of us had ever seen. So magical. Went to Culebra too... read more

Reviewed December 10, 2015
New York City, New York
Navy Pier on the Vieques island

Took the ferry to the island. Had difficulty getting a taxi (or a publico) to bring us to the old... read more

Reviewed December 7, 2015
Desiree M
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Much of the land on this new wildlife reserve was once a naval bombing range.
| Access to the Beach Areas is off of Highway 997, 00765, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed December 10, 2015

Brightest, most lush bioluminescence either of us had ever seen. So magical. Went to Culebra too, little rickety plane was so fun!

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed December 7, 2015

Took the ferry to the island. Had difficulty getting a taxi (or a publico) to bring us to the old Navy pier but definitely worth it. Great snorkling with no one else around. However, make sure you have a taxi returning for you because (although...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Desiree M
Reviewed August 19, 2015

Just lovely. Rent a jeep- the roads leave much to be desired and low suspension cars won't make it to some of the more secluded beaches.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Kimberly C
Reviewed August 5, 2015

The ferry from Fajardo to Vieques schedule: Departs 9 am , 1 pm 4:45 pm and 8:15 pm Returns 6 am, 11 am, 3 pm, 6:30 pm As I mentioned in my Culebra post, you have to get there super early am (6 am) to...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank kkp88
Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

This national wildlife of Vieques is one of the most beautiful parts of the island. If you like the nature and wants to explore the wildlife, this is the place to be. Every year I visit my hometown of Vieques and visit this beautiful place....More

Date of experience: July 2015
5  Thank Santy75
Reviewed July 15, 2015

If you like to go at it alone, this is your place. If you have a SUV getting around is easy. Take some time to get out and walk around. Bring water and snacks because there is no facilities for buying anything.

Date of experience: May 2015
3  Thank Travelman360
Reviewed July 3, 2015

There were waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay to many speed humps, we had to go so slow, and it took us forever to get there.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Walker N
Reviewed July 3, 2015

Best choice ever what power to go off reading into the wildlife. Very rough at times! Saw some lizards sand mongoose and many wild horses! Just beautiful beaches!

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Holly H
Reviewed April 2, 2015

Vieques, a land untouched by high rise hotels and beach front resorts. Let's hope it stays that way! You must visit the wildlife refuge! When you see all its beauty and beaches you will be dazed and confused about how the U.S. Navy could have...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Christine M
Reviewed March 24, 2015

Sad that we don't clean up the island and leave undetonated bombs all over . USA get it together and clean it up. sad

Date of experience: March 2015
2  Thank Amy B
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