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“Must go at night!”

Las Cabezas de San Juan Nature Reserve
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$112.00*
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Bioluminescent Kayak Adventure from San Juan
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$94.78*
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2 Passenger Mini Boat Snorkel Safari
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: A bioluminescent lagoon, mangroves, coral reefs, dry forests, sandy and rocky beaches set between headlands—visit all these ecosystems in one place, the Cabezas de San Juan Nature Reserve, in Fajardo. You’ll find one of our most frequented visitor centers here, and it’s only steps away from the best resorts in the area. You can take traditional, night and thematic tours from here—on bike, kayak or trolley—always in the company of a nature specialist who will show you everything about the ecosystems, landscapes and wildlife of the reserve, including the breathtaking view of the northeast tip of Puerto Rico from the top of the Fajardo Lighthouse. Multiple tours available by booking online. Spaces are limited, please reserve in advance online or by phone.
Reviewed November 4, 2013

WE took the night tour to the lighthouse and bio bay, so different seen at night. We decided to go at night to see a different viewpoint. The sounds were amazing. It had just rained and the coquis were going crazy. We went at night because we had already seen the views of the island which are pretty much similar around the island.

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Reviewed October 22, 2013

The best $10 you will spend in Puerto Rico!
A two hour tour that is informative and interesting. I went October 16, 2013.
You are driven around the preserve in a jitney, and get out at 3 places. There was a woman with a walker on my tour, and she was able to fully enjoy the excursion.
At the lighthouse you will be able to touch a Cucumber fish. They will also take you into a darkened room to teach about bioluminescence, and will then--spoiler alert!--take out bags filled with water and bioluminescent flagellates, which will glow!
Just a great experience. The tour guide was great. Be sure to go, if you are at all interested in nature.

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Reviewed October 22, 2013

We were so glad to know that this part of the island and it's history will forever be preserved as it is. The tour offers a unique perspective of the island and you get to see and learn little things that make it special. The coral beach was a wonderful part of the island and the lighthouse views are spectacular. This was well worth the tour fee

1  Thank MeraldaSue
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Reviewed October 1, 2013

We did the English speaking tour and it was very good. Our guide was very informative and interesting. The view from the light house was spectacular. The rocky shore was different from the other beaches we had seen,and it almost reminded me of the New England coast. If you want a break from the beach,this was a great little attraction. It helps you understand the whole ecosystem.
If you are coming from Seven Seas beach, the entrance is alittle farther down on the left. If it is marked,I didn't see it. We drove right by. Look for an electric gate kind of hidden by trees.

3  Thank Beanie
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

It was a team building activity,but what is was impressive is that we learn so much had fun and our tour guy was so passionate it showed us what a great island we live in. And it help us understand that we also must protected. Had an amazing time and believe I'm no Dora the explorer material.

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