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Las Cabezas de San Juan Nature Reserve

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Address: Rt 987, Fajardo 00738, Puerto Rico
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+1 787-722-5882
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09:30 - 16:30
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Sun 09:30 - 16:30
Wed 09:30 - 16:30
Thu - Sat 09:30 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Comprised of three headlands that extend into the Atlantic ocean, this...

Comprised of three headlands that extend into the Atlantic ocean, this nature reserve encompasses seven different ecosystems including forests, beaches and offshore coral reefs.

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Very nice trip for all

Nice trip to get in touch with nature Good for all young and old You need to do some walking in some areas Can get very hot since you will be in the "manglar" area Excellent... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice trip to get in touch with nature Good for all young and old You need to do some walking in some areas Can get very hot since you will be in the "manglar" area Excellent view at the light house to take pictures Very professional tour people Needs reservation ahead, so do with time

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our guide and naturalist Astrid, was incredibly knowledgeable on the various mangroves, wildlife and ecosystem. She mixed in local stories and used humor to make this a learning event and fun at the same time. She answered all of our inquires and questions with patient and great context. The facility is lovely and the tour was comfortable and accommodating for... More 

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Sheridan, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Karina was our tour guide and she was amazing. We got lucky and had the tour all to ourselves. My traveling buddy is Spanish so we went for Spanish as it was earlier in the day (try to beat the heat a bit) and since it a VIP tour, Karina did it in English and Spanish!!! Absolutely amazing and not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I saw the reviews here and decided to give it a try. For $12, why not. The tour was great. Our English speaking guide was knowledgeable. We got to see many of the areas and the tram took us to different locations. At the lighthouse, you'll be able to see other islands in the Caribbean. I was at El Yunque... More 

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Columbia, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This preserve requires advance reservations that can be made on line. The tour is escorted and done by tram. The English version is only once a day in the afternoon. Highlights included views from the lighthouse and the museum in the lighthouse with bioluminescent organisms display and live hermit crabs. Also included were the lagoon, forest and beach cove.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

Amazing educational tour!!!! Our tour guide was very knowlegeable!!! Was hot though-even though in January-I didnt listen and wore long heavy pants......wear comfortable shoes. Would definately do it again!!!

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Caribou, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a fantastic tour and should not be missed. They have tours in both Spanish and English so be sure to select the correct one. You start off on a tram and the guide explains the history and flora within the reserve. The tram engine was loud but we asked him to turn up the speaker volume and he... More 

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Saint Paul, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

If you want to see an incredible view and experience natural up close you do not want to miss this one. This beautiful and diverse piece of land was rescued from developed by a privately funded preservation organization. They offer an easy going informative tour but spots are limited, call in advance! The 2 hour (appox) tour is thru several... More 

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Bamako, Mali
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

This place has enthusiastic guides providing and informative tour amongst the most breath-taking of sceneries at each trolley stop.

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

I am Puerto Rican (born and raised), even though I heard about this place before I have never visited it. What I was thinking? I wished I had gone earlier. Their tour last about 3 hours and cost is aprox 13.00.It is amazing so much beaty being preserved. The Guide was highly experienced and knowledgeable. She answerded all my questions... More 

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