Las Cabezas de San Juan Nature Reserve, Fajardo

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#11 of 21 in Wildlife in Fajardo
Las Cabezas de San Juan Nature Reserve showcases seven different ecosystems--a bay, a rainforest, a dry forest, beaches, lagoons, coral reefs, and mangroves. The reserve features rare flora and is home to big iguanas, fiddler crabs, and all kinds of exotic birds. Take a walking tour of trails and boardwalks that lead through the park with bilingual guides. To get through the dry forest section, you'll need to board a tram. The reserve also offers bike and birding tours, as well as a night kayak tour, which provides a spectacle of green-glowing bioluminescent microorganisms. Visit the information center inside Puerto Rico's oldest lighthouse that's topped by a Spanish colonial tower. Climb to the observation deck for the views of the peninsula's steep, craggy cliffs. Plan to see Las Cabezas de San Juan Nature Reserve and other attractions that appeal to you using our Fajardo trip site .
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  • 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 ...  more »
  • 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 ful...  more »
  • 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 be...  more »
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  • Overall, I love this place! Beach may not be the best, but the overall environment is awesome. Bird watching, kayaking, snorkeling, hiking...If you like nature, you will like this place.
  • We went on a guided tour around the park and it was really interesting! Actually very good for the price, compared to other stuff to do on the island. I really recommend it!
  • This is one of my favorite places in all Puerto Rico. In the natural reserve, you can see different ecosystems and how they work. You get to see the bioluminicent lake and once you get inside the lighthouse, they teach you about the different animals (including the bioluminicent one). You have to make a reservation and pay but it is completly worth it. Amazing place!
  • We walk out on the beach ,when we're in PR. Talk about being private in the morning.
  • You must book a tour to get access to the reserve. The tours are very affordable, we took a tour showing us the different ecosystems and it was just under 3 hours, very informative filled with great views and fun experiences even got to see an example of the bio luminescent organisms in a dark room.

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