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Carabalí Rainforest Park: Rainforest Horseback Riding Tour

1. Carabalí Rainforest Park: Rainforest Horseback Riding Tour

Enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings of the Carabalí Rainforest Park. Admire the stunning flora and fauna of a unique ecosystem on a guided family-friendly horseback tour, suitable for all abilities. Upon arrival, meet your ideal horse who will be matched with you according to your height, weight, and riding ability. Have a short safety briefing for a safe and fun excursion, before departing on your adventure through the lush natural surroundings. Ride through the beautiful landscape of the rainforest, admiring the vibrant colors of various plant species around you. Explore the foothills of El Yunque National Forest and ride along the banks of the Mameyes River. Learn a little bit about the natural history of the area, as well as the organization of the park itself. Choose between a 1-hour or 2-hour riding tour and enjoy a relaxing day in a serene natural retreat.

Carabalí Rainforest Park: UTV Adventure Tour

2. Carabalí Rainforest Park: UTV Adventure Tour

Embark on a UTV adventure through the Carabalí Rainforest Park near the El Yunque National Forest. Admire the spectacular scenery in the area as you get off-road using the power of your 4×4 vehicle. Upon arrival, receive a safety introduction and instructions on how to correctly operate your vehicle. Gear up with helmets before speeding off on this offroad adventure. Set off on either a Honda Pioneer or Can Am Maverick UTV and begin to explore this special part of Puerto Rico's east coast. Take in panoramic views of the island's lush scenery as you discover the El Yunque Forest.

Carabalí Rainforest Park: Beach Horseback Riding

3. Carabalí Rainforest Park: Beach Horseback Riding

Discover the beach of the Carabalí Rainforest Park on a guided horseback ride, suitable for all abilities. Go off the beaten path to experience a change of pace and scenery while taking in the Caribbean views. Upon arrival, meet your ideal horse who will be matched with you according to your height, weight, and riding ability. Have a short safety briefing for a safe and fun excursion, before departing on your adventure through the lush natural surroundings. Ride through a part of the rainforest, admiring the vibrant colors of various plant species around you. See the stunning flora and fauna of a unique ecosystem, and the foothills of El Yunque National Forest Ride along the banks of the Mameyes River to some of the most beautiful beaches in all of Puerto Rico. Learn a little bit about the natural history of the area, as well as the organization of the park itself with your guide. Then, you will return back to the starting point.

Puerto Rico: El Yunque Rainforest & Waterfalls Half-Day Tour

4. Puerto Rico: El Yunque Rainforest & Waterfalls Half-Day Tour

Join this guided tour in Luquillo to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Puerto Rico's tropical rainforest of El Yunque. Learn about its rich flora and fauna while following natural trails, wading through rivers, and swimming in natural pools and waterfalls. Start your day by meeting your guide at the local fruit stand “Frutera Flores” in the town of Luquillo. Here, your guide will pick up a variety of fresh local fruit for the tour, and you have the opportunity to purchase some local fritters and/or a fresh fruit smoothie. After this stop, follow your guide in your rental car to the majestic El Yunque Rainforest- without a doubt Puerto Rico’s greatest Natural Wonder. It is the only tropical rainforest, the most biologically diverse, and the most studied forest in the US National Forest System. After an interpretive hike through natural trails lined with beautiful flora and fauna, and some river wading, arrive at a hidden gem found in the heart of the rainforest. This breathtaking segment of the 29,000-acre forest is like a natural playground. Here, have the chance to swim in the natural pools, refresh in waterfalls, slide down an exhilarating waterslide, rope swing into the river, jump from different rock formations, and enjoy fresh local fruit with a view. Along with all of this excitement, you will also have time to simply relax to the sounds of cascading waters and take in the beauty of this very special place.

Carabalí Rainforest Park: 2-Hour UTV Adventure Tour

5. Carabalí Rainforest Park: 2-Hour UTV Adventure Tour

Zip through Carabalí Rainforest Park on a guided UTV trip located at the foothills of El Yunque National Forest. Learn vehicle safety instructions before heading into the lush tropical rainforest, following your guide up hills and along winding paths before arriving at Mameyes River for a swim. Begin your tour by meeting your guide at Carabalí Rainforest Park, choosing your UTV, and learning key operating details. Drive into the park, taking in the rich vegetation and tropical wildlife. Full of turns, bumps, and hills, your guide will help you maneuver through your off-roading adventure. Arrive at Mameyes River and marvel at its crystal-clear waters. Relax along the river banks and watch for local wildlife such as birds and fish, or jump into the river for a refreshing swim. Then it's time to drive back to the park entrance and complete your UTV tour.

San Juan: El Yunque Rainforest and Bio Bay Combo Tour

6. San Juan: El Yunque Rainforest and Bio Bay Combo Tour

Join a day trip from San Juan to El Yunque Rainforest and the bay of Laguna Grande, two of Puerto Rico's natural gems. Follow your guide through nature trails, kayak in Fajardo Bio Bay, and observe bioluminescence at night. Enjoy return transfers, snacks, and all entrance fees. Following a morning pickup, embark in direction of your bio bay and rainforest adventure. Enjoy the beautiful views along the scenic route through the north side of the island and learn some facts about the areas from your guide. Make a stop in the town of Luquillo and enjoy some fresh local fruits before continuing the journey to Puerto Rico's majestic rainforest. El Yunque is the only tropical rainforest and the most studied forest in the United States National Forest System. Admire its biological diversity with its plants and animals, some of which are found only in Puerto Rico. Hike through trails lined with flora and fauna. Arrive at a hidden gem located in the heart of the rainforest. Enjoy the breathtaking segment of the 29,000-acre forest and swim in natural pools and waterfalls, slide down a waterslide, rope swing into the river, jump from different rock formations, and enjoy fresh local fruit with a view. After working up an appetite with an exciting first half of the day, make a stop for dinner at a local restaurant and savor Puerto Rican cuisine (cost not included). Relax until it’s time for the second part of your combo tour – the Bioluminescent Lagoon, one of planet earth's best-kept secrets. Begin your Fajardo Bio Bay kayak tour at Las Croabas. After receiving a safety briefing on kayaking, head toward the Red Mangrove Forest with an amazing view of the sunset. Enjoy kayaking for approximately 30 minutes, and admire the forest's beautiful protected flora and fauna. Upon arrival in Laguna Grande, let the magic unfold. Tiny organisms called dinoflagellates make the water glow at night. Watch how sparkles appear in the water at every stroke of your paddle, follow the swirl of lights created by the kayaks, and admire the glowing fish.

EcoRainforest Ziplining Adventure in Puerto Rico

7. EcoRainforest Ziplining Adventure in Puerto Rico

Start your rainforest zip-lining adventure in a secluded and private rainforest tucked into the mountains with unique views of the El Yunque Rainforest. By zip-lining, trekking across a canopy bridge, and partaking in a short education hike discover the only tropical rainforest in the US forest system. Feel the buzz through the forest canopy on 5 breathtaking zip lines, enjoy an easy rock rappel, and a moderate 10-minute educational hike in the rainforest. The ziplines fluctuate between 400 to 1,000 feet long and between 50 and 100 feet high. This adventure-filled 2-hour outing includes safety equipment and certified bilingual tour guides. Your tour ends at a typical countryside house where you can relax, enjoy the beautiful scenery and refuel your energy with refreshing local juices and snacks.

Luquillo: 30-Minute Flyboard Experience

8. Luquillo: 30-Minute Flyboard Experience

Have a 30-minute Flyboard experience off the coast of Luquillo Beach. The Flyboard is a board, much like a snowboard or a wakeboard, connected to a jet ski by a long hose. The rider (flyer) is strapped into boots attached to the Flyboard and is lifted out of the water by water jets on the bottom of the board.   Once you arrive at the beach, you’ll be welcomed and given clear instructions on how to control the board. Head out onto the water and you’ll be coached until you can control the board yourself. While you're up in the air, you can take in beautiful views of the ocean and the bay and fly like Iron Man over the waters on this futuristic, almost-unbelievable board.

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What people are saying about Luquillo

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 446 reviews

The tour was amazing!!! Maxine and Jesse are was incredible guides and full of knowledge about El Yungue. They were fun and energetic when the climbing got tough. I wouldn’t have done it without them - thanks you guys!!!

VERY FUN! John the tour guide was amazing! But very important WEAR GLASSES OR GOGGLES. Sand will get in your eyes. But overall amazing experience!!! Definitely going back.

Me and my best friend had an amazing time. Hendricks showed us a good time. Told us about the land, and took absolutely amazing pictures. Worth going again.

Our experience was so awesome the Guide Hector Pineapple was awesome!!! It was like an adventurous ride viewing some of the beautiful sites.

The scenery and the activities were very fun. We even got rained on in a rain forest...go figure!