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Reserva Natural Cabezas de San Juan, Fajardo

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Reserva Natural Cabezas de San Juan 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. A visit to Reserva Natural Cabezas de San Juan represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Fajardo road trip tool to plot your vacation.
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  • We took this guided night tour and it was wonderful - an easy guided walk through the dry forest and to the beach. Learned about local animals and different types of Koki frogs. We got to hear the... 
    We took this guided night tour and it was wonderful - an easy guided walk through the dry forest and to the beach. Learned about local animals and different types of Koki frogs. We got to hear the...  more »
  • We called a number in the guide book to see if we could get a tour or visit and after the 3rd call were finally able to leave a message but we never got a call back. 
    We called a number in the guide book to see if we could get a tour or visit and after the 3rd call were finally able to leave a message but we never got a call back.  more »
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  • Amazing place and great swim beach. A friendly stingray was playing on the waves close to shore
  • One of the highlights in all Puerto Rico. Especially when visited early morning or late afternoon, this natural reserve makes for spectacular views over the coast and nice hiking. In the middle of all of this, there is a lagoon. Lots of natural highlights like animals, mangroves. Guided tours are available.

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