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San Juan: El Yunque Rainforest and Bio Bay Combo Tour

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Safety measures
icon12 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 1 more
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

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Professional Local Tour Guests with Lifeguard, CPR & First Aid Certification
Pictures from your Rainforest Adventure
Eco Interpretation throughout the Rainforest Trails
Fresh Local Fruit, Snacks & Refreshments
All Necessary Equipment
Training and Safety Instructions prior to Tour
Round Trip Transportation from Accommodation or Assigned Pick Up Location
Rainforest Entry Fee
Fully Guided Bio Bay Tour at World Famous Laguna Grande
Eco Interpretation of the Bioluminescent Lagoon and Surrounding Area & Eco System
Discover Bioluminescence at the Fajardo Bio Bay
Watch and Learn about the Constellations
Stop at Local Restaurant for Dinner (not included in price)

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from the above list of hotels. If your hotel/accommodation is not listed, please select the nearest hotel and meet us there or contact us for an assigned meeting location.

Alternative Pick Up Locations:
- Pick ups from Old San Juan are at the Sheraton Old San Juan (meet in front of Walgreens)
- Pick ups from Isla Verde are at the Intercontinental Hotel San Juan
- Pick ups from Ocean Park are at Kasalta Bakery
- Pick ups from Condado are at La Concha
- Pick ups from Fajardo and Humacao are at CVS Fajardo
- Pick ups from Luquillo are at Walgreens Luquillo

Pick Up Times
- Pick ups in San Juan are generally between 8:00am and 9:00am
- Pick ups on the East coast are generally between 10:15am and 11:15am

What to Wear & Bring
• Cell phone (in the event that we need to contact you or you need to contact us prior to the excursion)
• Closed-toe shoes that can get wet/dirty, have good grip for hiking on wet surfaces, and provide comfort and support (no sandals, water shoes, or flip flops)
• Bathing suit (already have on)
• Comfortable hiking clothes that can get completely wet/dirty
• Towel and change of clothes
• Water bottle to refill throughout the day (provided if you do not have one)
• Camera (optional - waterproof only!)
• Money for dinner

Items can be left in vehicle during Rainforest and Bio Bay Tours

Dinner Note: It is important that you eat a good breakfast prior to your pick up. Dinner will be around 4:00pm. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided on both the Rainforest and Bio Bay tour.

Departure Time

9:30 AM
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for travelers with recent surgeries
  • Not recommended for travelers who have epilepsy, heart conditions and/or dizziness
  • The difficulty level of this excursion is considered to be moderate to strenuous depending on your physical fitness level. It is very important that you are in good physical condition in order to participate and enjoy yourself. The terrain in the rainforest can be muddy, slippery, uneven and include river-wading, climbing large rocks and steep inclines. The kayaking can be strenuous when the current is strong and requires upper body strength. This excursion is recommended for guests with an active lifestyle. It is a long, but fun-filled day!
  • Maximum weight limit is 250 lbs per person and 425 lbs per kayak
  • Minimum age is 8 years old
  • Not recommended for travelers with neck, back, arm or leg problems or casts
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Island Journeys

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during San Juan: El Yunque Rainforest and Bio Bay Combo Tour?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by San Juan: El Yunque Rainforest and Bio Bay Combo Tour.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during San Juan: El Yunque Rainforest and Bio Bay Combo Tour?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by San Juan: El Yunque Rainforest and Bio Bay Combo Tour.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during San Juan: El Yunque Rainforest and Bio Bay Combo Tour?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by San Juan: El Yunque Rainforest and Bio Bay Combo Tour.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during San Juan: El Yunque Rainforest and Bio Bay Combo Tour?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by San Juan: El Yunque Rainforest and Bio Bay Combo Tour.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during San Juan: El Yunque Rainforest and Bio Bay Combo Tour?
A:This activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by San Juan: El Yunque Rainforest and Bio Bay Combo Tour.

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Reviews

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Book this tour!
Marissa_M
, Sep 2021
I loved my experience with Island Journeys. Luis was a great guide and driver. I felt completely at ease as a solo traveler, and the communication with the company was great. I agree with previous reviews to BUY SOMETHING and GO TO THE BATHROOM at the fruit stand. And get a smoothie. Holy crap, that was amazing. Your shoes will be completely soaked. I had an old pair of gym shoes and socks that were both almost ready to be thrown out. I did end up throwing them both out. Bring a towel, change of clothes, and extra shoes!
star-5
Fun and organized tour
ELWISS_S
, Sep 2021
Organized, fun and great crew . Noel n Francisco were very professional and helpful. They answered all our questions.
star-5
Must go trip
Sherry_L
, Aug 2021
Highly recommend the tour. It was really fun at el Yunque. Luis was our tour guide and he was very nice and friendly
star-4
El yunque rain forest
Tanya_D
, Jul 2021
The entire trip was great the tour guides were fantastic it was a great experience for a family except for we have not received no photos at all who can we contact
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Sliding down the rainforest.
Sean_C
, Jul 2021
The water slides were beautiful, exciting and fun. Our guides in the rain forest were knowledgeable and friendly. The meal between the rain forest and the biopay was tasty and fairly priced. The kayak to the bio bay was exciting but we left late and missed sunset.
star-5
Fun, exercise with a fun water fall ending 🙌🏼🙌🏼
Jessica_P
, Jun 2021
Our tour guides were amazing and proud to have strong Latinas to guide us and take care of us !!! Tips: bring sneakers that you are ok with getting tossed or muddy, water shoes aren’t the best if they don’t have grip or fit big, my water shoes were slippery in the mud and rocks and one came off in the mud…. Overall, have fun!
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Amazon
Leslie_P
, Jun 2021
Amazing experience for the family. Worth every penny! My husband and I took our 14 year old and 10 year old twins, and we all loved it! Highly recommend!
star-4
Fun Experience
Jonathan_C
, Jun 2021
Beautiful scenery, fun guides, waterslides, and swinging rope! I highly recommend El Yunque tour. I do not highly recommend Bio Bay tour for experienced kayakers/canoers.
star-2
Worth it only for the nature
ceces
, May 2021
The whole trip was a mixed bag. There were a lot of cons to our trip which was from 9 AM to 11 PM +. First it took 4 hours between pickup and time we got to the forest. We stopped to pick up so many people outside San Juan. Up long winding gated communities. The first stop at the roadside store had yummy food. I highly suggest getting the chicken and rice plate rather than a smoothie. The sugar will dehydrate you. The rainforest trip wasn’t an official trip to El Yunque, but rather to the outskirts. After hurricane Maria the forest hasn’t reopened. The rainforest was cool, but more so a walk just to the river. At the river the water holes, jumping, and swimming was amazing! The only problem was the guides. They were so patronizing and flat out rude sometimes to certain people (non white). It was basically “so jump here” “no here” and they would roll their eyes. It was also annoying having the life jackets throughout the forest walk. When we got to the dinner place they were rude and said “really that’s all you’re going to eat?”, and said we should be starving by the end of the walk. We were fine and felt it was just a money grab because the restaurant was very expensive but not very good. The kayak tour was beautiful but again the guides were either completely unhelpful or seemed annoyed. So many people crashed into the mangroves and got cut up by trees and the guides laughed. Overall, it was worth it to see the nature but maybe with a different tour. It was also embarrassing to be with a group of 25+ people with advanced degrees and treated like children.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-3
Great
Shetia_D
, May 2021
It was a good time would recommend to others, my only issue is they never sent the pictures like promised
1 traveler found this review helpful

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