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El Yunque Rainforest Guided Hiking with Waterfall Tour

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El Yunque Rainforest Guided Hiking with Waterfall Tour

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icon8 hours  (approx.)
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Hike through Puerto Rico’s lush El Yunque Rainforest, observe local wildlife, and take a dip in one of the park’s pristine waterfalls. Journey through the varied micro-climates and vegetation zones of this unique natural area. Hike through the jungle, learning about the plants and animals that inhabit the area and passing by a series of waterfalls, stopping to cool off with a swim.
  • Hike through Puerto Rico’s lush El Yunque Rainforest
  • Journey through the varied micro-climates and vegetation zones of this unique natural area
  • Hike through the jungle, learning about the plants and animals in the area
  • Includes park entrance fees, bottled water, a guide, and round-trip hotel transport
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National park fees
Bottled water and light snacks
Professional guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off (within touristic zone and selected San Juan areas)
USCG certified lifejackets
Food and drinks

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8:00 AM
Complimentary pick up in selected areas of San Juan: Old San Juan, Condado, Isla Verde, Miramar and Ocean Park and Calle Loiza. Meeting point available by PR-3 in Rio Grade, Luquillo and Fajardo. Exact pick up time will be provided the day prior to the tour.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please dress appropriately: Wear hiking shoes (tennis with a good grip also works). Can also bring water shoes for when you go into the river. Please note: shoes will get wet and very muddy
  • Participants must be physically capable of walking thru steep, rocky, muddy and uneven surfaces without assistance.
  • Must have a good breakfast before departing on this tour.
  • Wear bathing suit underneath, bring a towel and change of clothes.
  • Children must be 7 years to participate.
  • Not recommended for participants with heart complaints, back or knee problems, recent injuries or surgeries, or other serious medical conditions.
  • Not suitable for pregnant woman or persons with mobility limitations.
  • Tour operates based weather and river conditions. In the event of poor weather you will be offered an alternate tour, option to reschedule or refund.
  • Failure to provide hotel/lodging or cruise information upon booking may result in bus not being able to pick you at your location or close to it. No refunds will be issued if you miss your pick up.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Due to safety reasons participants must be able to understand English or Spanish. Legally blind or deaf persons are not able to participate due to the same. An alternative for persons with certain limitations is to book a Private Rainforest tour. Please contact us for more information.
  • Use of lifejacket and helmet is mandatory during the hike and once participating on the water related activities.
  • Once you begin the tour, you must finish it all the way up to the second stop and return back with the group.
  • Estimate duration includes lunch and driving time.
  • Please travel light and only bring the necessary to the tour. Leave behind electronic devices, any important documentation like passport, large sums of cash or credit cards. Cell phones require waterproof case.
  • Additional transfer fee from towns outside of San Juan/Metro area will apply (each way)
  • Bespoke LM Reserves the Right of Admission - If a person appears to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs, not following instructions, causing disruptions or not dressed appropriately (for certain tours) the Guide has the right to Cancel their reservation at any moment, and No Refunds will be issued due to this.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Bespoke Lifestyle Management
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • 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.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during El Yunque Rainforest Guided Hiking with Waterfall 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
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by El Yunque Rainforest Guided Hiking with Waterfall Tour.
What is the policy on sanitization during El Yunque Rainforest Guided Hiking with Waterfall 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 El Yunque Rainforest Guided Hiking with Waterfall Tour.
What is the social distancing policy during El Yunque Rainforest Guided Hiking with Waterfall Tour?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by El Yunque Rainforest Guided Hiking with Waterfall Tour.
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during El Yunque Rainforest Guided Hiking with Waterfall Tour?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by El Yunque Rainforest Guided Hiking with Waterfall Tour.

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  • "This tour requires a medium level of fitness as you will be doing difficult hikes in narrow spaces." See review
  • "If you are not adventurous or have fear on heights, this is not the activity for you." See review
  • "I do not suggest wearing hiking sandals close toed rubber sneakers work best." See review


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Excellent time!!
, May 2022
The guides were very hospitable. Entertaining. And kind. Will do again!!! Thanks for the awesome experience!!
The activities were a lot...
, May 2022
The activities were a lot of fun. Our guide Felix and the other guides were so helpful. The food at the lunch spot we went to was delicious. Overall a good time. I didn't realize the whole group would be 30 people however I would have liked to know that beforehand.
Just book it
, May 2022
We had the nicest guides hike and slides were so much fun. The lunch after was incredible. Highly recommend these guys for any tour.
Best PR Experience!
, May 2022
The tour guides Felix and Georgie were amazing! Very great with details on all things regarding the adventure and also very sweet!
Felix and George were...
, May 2022
Felix and George were amazing guides! They made us feel comfortable throughout the entire tour. The natural water slides and cliff jumping was very exhilarating! Absolutely loved this!
Amazing experience
, May 2022
Had an amazing time while staying safe in an unfamiliar place. The staff was inviting, informative and made my sister and I few safe the entire time. The great views and activities were amazing also!
Wonderful time!!!!
, May 2022
Jason and Louis were awesome tour guides. The trip was packed with adventure. They provided all the safety gear and were with you every step of the way!!! I would highly recommend this tour!!!
Rock cliff slides and Smiles
, May 2022
This was one of the most memorable experiences of my life. I will not forget how much fun I had and the amazing people I got to meet and the most awesome tour guide (Frankie 🤗) and the best Driver/DJ (Lois 🎉) . Make sure to book before you travel it fills up so fast but I promise you will not be disappointed…
, May 2022
10/10 would recommend this tour to anyone considering the rainforest tour/ water rockslide adventure. I cannot brag on enough how amazing our tour guide was - compared to other tour groups in the area he ensured we got to jump from EVERY rock and slide down EVERY slide. I am so thankful to have chosen this tour because we had so much fun while getting to learn about the rain forest at the same time - staff even took complimentary photos and videos. After the rainforest tour they took us to a beach front strip full of local restaurants to try it was 10/10. Hotel pick up was provided, all staff was extremely knowledgeable and friendly, we felt safe the whole time.
Fantastic tour!
, May 2022
We had a great time on our tour. Our tour guide, Jason, was so helpful and shared so many great facts about El Yunque. We enjoyed ourselves and had a fantastic time.
Go jump in a river with Felix.
, May 2022
Got time to play in a rainforest river - after a short hike (which was bit crowded - lots of tour groups out that day) visited a gorgeous spot with a natural waterslide and (totally doable) cliff jump, along with a swing over the basin. On the way back to town, the bus stopped at the Luquillo kioskos. Our guide (Felix) was excellent. Enthusiastic, clear, supportive, and took safety seriously. Gave recommendations for the strongest drinks in Luquillo :-) Took photos/video during the tour and, ion the bus ride back, shared them with everyone (using AirDrop or WhatsApp) - I was impressed by this level of tech-savvy guest service.
Disappointed experience
, May 2022
The trip time was changed from 8 am to 7 am. We were waiting in the lobby. The driver sent us a text , which we missed , and left without us. He could walk to the lobby or ask valet guy outside to call us. After we catch the tour van by Uber, we were riding with a tour guy for another two ours. When we arrived to the forest he said the rive is too high we can not cross it to continue the hike. He canceled the tour and we drove back another 2 hours. It was very disappointed experience.
Unfortunately we did not...
, May 2022
Unfortunately we did not get to go to the tour because the rainforest was too full to cross the River.
Excellent adventure
, May 2022
Tour was excellent. Challenging, but amazing. Water slide was a highlight. Tour guide Julian was the best.
Don't be scared- this is so fun!
, May 2022
This was so fun! My sisters and I were a bit nervous because the tour listing stresses that this is a strenuous hike. The disclaimer is helpful in putting us in the right state of mind, but we found that the hike wasn't as scary as we made it out to be. The shuttle picked us up from Old San Juan, followed by a ~1hr drive to El Yunque. The hike itself is about ~2miles roundtrip, with elevation change, muddy areas, and several areas where you have to wade through the river (never deeper than mid-calf). There are some places where people with a fear of heights might get nervous, but it's worth it! At the end, you go down a natural waterslide (so fun), and get to cliffjump from either 15/10/5/3ft into a cool pool. THere is a rope swing as well. Tips: wear sneakers that you don't mind getting muddy/wet, skip the hat (you'll be wearing a helmet and the rainforest is quite shady), skip the bug repellant (apparently there are no mosquitos in the rainforest), wear your swimsuit under your clothes or clothes you dont mind getting wet, pack a little snack in your lifejacket, bring a waterproof case if you want to bring your phone (but the tour guides take pics along the way and airdrop them on the ride back), come with a sense of adventure. Jason, Luis, and Tarzan were sooo helpful- we are so grateful to them for guiding us through a fun and safe hike. Would 100% do this again.
Fun adventure and Worth the cost
, May 2022
This adventure was definitely worth the cost. It was approximately a 2 mile hike through muddy and rocky trails. My daughter, who is 14, and I were able to complete it without any problems. Our tour guide was very informative. Can’t remember his name but I believe it was jason or john. Overall it was fun and not as intimidating as I assumed it would be. They had multiple men assisting you. Tarzan was literally able to pull me up a few rocks with one hand and I’m 200lbs lol. We had a nice cool down in the river. They had cliff jumps and natural slides. The only one you have to complete in order to get through the trail is the natural slide. It Looked scary and bumpy but it was a smooth slide. I stayed at the Wyndham and had no problem with my location pick up. The agency was helpful with providing the time and location for our pick up spot. I will do this again. Having a tour guide was definitely necessary.
Highlight of our trip!
, May 2022
Frankie was an incident tour guide! Made everyone feel right at home. No matter how experienced you are as a hiker he accommodated everyone. The hike was not nearly as intense as I thought it was going to be. Sliding down the natural water slides is an incredible experience. There is definitely a little bit of climbing you have to do. Life jackets and helmets were provided. 10/10 will be going back!!!
Great tour but not as challenging as we thought
, May 2022
The tour and guides were great, we had a good time. The only reason I am not giving this 5 stars is because it wasn’t really a true hike. It was more of a walk (and climb over some rocks) to a waterfall which I’m sure would have been more treacherous had it been rainy and muddy. Lots of people made it crowded. You will definitely get wet, you’ll go through a river and have the option to go down a natural water slide or jump into a watering hole. We wore hiking boots but everyone else wore water shoes and seemed to be fine. If you’re active, this will be easy for you. We aren’t adventurous hikers by any means but this felt easy for us. If you’ve never hiked before, this may be challenging for you. We were expecting a challenging and rewarding hike through the rainforest. Overall, we enjoyed the tour and the tour guides. We felt safe and it was awesome seeing Mitchell aka “Tarzan” jump and do flips into the water. Transportation was easy, we ate at the Luquillo kioskos after the tour.
Great way to experience the rainforest!
, May 2022
Our guide (Jason) was great. He shared so much information about the rainforest with us and his passion really showed. He stopped often to point out plants or animals, and made sure to point out things using all your senses (smell the ginger flowers, listen to the rhythm/beating on hollow roots, etc.). Was definitely an experience we wont forget!
Worth the time
, May 2022
The tour was worth the time. Everything happened as planned. Would recommend to others if they are in PR
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