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Las Cabezas de San Juan Nature Reserve

Opens in 28 min: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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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...more
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Hours Today: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Rt 987, Fajardo 00738, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

The entire tour is on trolley.It was family friendly, safe and fun. We took family visiting from Canada, and they loved the views and the history.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank julie L
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Been here several times. Nice property. You can experience the different tropical-costal environments. The lighthouse is a plus. Love the great views. The tours are well organized. Need to book in advance.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JulioSanJuan
Reviewed 25 April 2018

I went to an activity in the lighthouse to see the moons and stars and get an orientation about the galaxy, etc and also did a tour, they give us a great customer service and was really interest to see it at night, the amazing...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Raytza D
Reviewed 11 March 2018

We had Antonio as our English speaking guide. He was extremely attentive and knowledgeable. He explained the various ecological systems and showed us examples of botany and animals. The views were spectacular. Highly recommended to

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank RusPat_704
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

I drove almost an hour, because on their web page and here on Trip Advisor said was open today. And when we got at the gate they just told us they were close today. They are open only Tuesday-Saturday! Im very disappointed!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Charlie R
Reviewed 24 February 2018

I took the nature tour (14 Feb 2018), and it was well worth the money ($13 senior). The gates opened at 1:30. The tour started at 2 pm. We took a walk on a boardwalk, over a mangrove swamp. Got to see mangroves (with their...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Kathryn C
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I had to say i had low expectations about this tour, thinking is was only to see the Lighthouse. I was mistaken, we met other places, took a walk and take nice shots around the BioBay. The museum was very nice and you can touch...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Bertrand C
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This is a beautiful reserve where guided tours are offered. Make and pay your reservation online. Tours are offered in English and in Spanish, make sure to select the right language! The tours are fully guided and a lot of explanation is offered. The old...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank PRGary
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We decided on the night tour as an alternative to see the bioluminescence in the lagoon, since our group had young children and kayaking was not an option. I We picked a moonless night hoping for a better chance to see the bioluminescence. Our first...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Fun4sol
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful natural reserve. Tour was relaxing. Very quiet over there. We saw some sea animals, oysters. Good location in Fajardo

Date of experience: August 2016
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Robin S
15 March 2018|
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Response from MelissaPLN | Property representative |
Hi, Robin. Yes, there are set hours to visit Cabezas de San Juan. Please visit Para la Naturaleza's website for more information on how to book a tour and visit the nature reserve. There are tours in Spanish and English... More
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Janice C
3 August 2017|
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Response from Jill U | Reviewed this property |
I found the website confusing as well! I ended up calling them to make our reservations. I'm not sure just how far out you are able to book. When I called they were about 10 days out on reservations, for the English speaking... More
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