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El Yunque Rainforest River bed Hike

Rated 4.95 out of 5 from 321 reviews.San Juan, Puerto Rico

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Experience hosted by Terrance & Janice

7.5 hours
Includes food, drinks, transport, equipment
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English, Spanish

What you'll do

Transportation departs from a central meeting point in San Juan to a quick stop at a local fruit stand. Tropical fruits are handpicked for later while the group grabs a last-minute chance at brunch. Local foods (fruit smoothies, empanadillas, grandmas cooking on take out trays.) We arrive at a secure parking area next to the river on private property. This Hiking experience is ideal for thrill-seekers, experienced adventure hikers, and nature lovers for trekking the backwoods of El Yunque Rainforest! A safety briefing is conducted and we scramble 45 minutes upstream in contact with water much of the time for an adventurous river bed hike! You will reach a natural springwater swimming pool with scenic waterfalls, a natural playground frequented by locals. We continue alongside cascades to a 2nd deep Swimming hole with 2 large waterfalls and amazing natural features that resemble a waterpark where locals show off how much fun can be had. A tropical fruit spread is offered as a late lunch so guests don't get "hangry". Lastly, we hike a floral muddy trail to get back and clean up. Overall there is ample playtime, relaxation time, and sufficient hiking that appeal to almost every type of adventure seeker. Note this hike optionally includes some areas rated as (strenuous, aggressive, physical fitness is ideal) Read the reviews for additional detail.
Transportation departs from a central meeting point in San Juan to a quick stop at a local fruit stand. Tropical fruits are handpicked for later while the group grabs a last-minute chance at brunch. Local foods (fruit smoothies, empanadillas, grandmas cooking on take out trays.) We arrive at a secure parking area next to the river on private property. This Hiking experience is ideal for thrill-seekers, experienced adventure hikers, and nature lo…

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What's included

  • Food
    An array of Fresh cut fruit is served on a large green leaf. A truly juicy...
  • Drinks
    Bottled water is complimentary
  • Transport
    A family minivan for small manageable groups up to 6 guests.
  • Equipment

    Lifejackets are provided!

    Go pro or a waterproof camera is...
From ₹6,047
/ person
Thu, 22 Oct
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Join 2 other guests
₹6,047 per person
₹6,047 per person
Fri, 23 Oct
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
₹6,047 per person
₹6,047 per person
Sat, 24 Oct
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
₹6,047 per person
₹6,047 per person

Meet your host, Terrance & Janice

Host on Airbnb since 2017
  • 321 Reviews
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We are building a team of Independent Rockstar co-hosts in a cooperative called Wanderlust Tours PR. Our mission is to serve selflessly, maintain smaller intimate groups, reduce your travel anxiety by taking the wheel, and share our genuine love for this island. We are thriving by offering our own unique tours that you can't find online so just ask us for exclusive offerings. Terrance is a PADI scuba diving Instructor and inland adventure guide serving a variety of tour companies in Puerto Rico. Janice has worked 23 years at hotel desks, zipline, ATV, and surfing companies. Dylan served as a Marine, a humble leader, team builder and is cross-training his skills into tourism as a co-host over the last 3 yrs. We have lots of fun and ensure safety. We are here to help you create memorable experiences while you are visiting Puerto Rico.
We are building a team of Independent Rockstar co-hosts in a cooperative called Wanderlust Tours PR. Our mission is to serve selflessly, maintain smaller intimate groups, reduce your travel anxiety by taking the wheel, and share our genuine love for this island. We are thriving by offering our own unique tours that you can't find online so just ask us for exclusive offerings. Terrance is a PADI scuba diving Instructor and inland adventure guide serving a variety of tour companies in Puerto Rico.…
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Where you'll be

At El Yunque Rainforest frequent rains plump up a lush array of green plants with big elephant ear leaves. Tall and thick bamboo reaches surprising heights. Flowers and tropical colors are stunning everywhere. This river is fed by spring water and rain that cascades through waterfalls and waterholes flowing clean and clear down the mountainside. This is a natural treasure where locals come to relax and play in the natural pools.

Rated 4.95 out of 5 from 321 reviews.

Tayleece
March 2020
The experience was amazing. I enjoyed it very much so and found it to be the best part of me trip. Terrance is very well informed and gave us proper guidance to navigating the rainforest so we did not hurt ourselves. I would highly recommend to anyone seeking to visit El Yunge. He’ll make the experience easier as well as more fun and took AMAZING pictures for us. Super sweet guy and awesome convo.
The experience was amazing. I enjoyed it very much so and found it to be the best part of me trip. Terrance is very well informed and gave us proper guidance to navigating the rain…
Jack
March 2020
This was an AMAZING experience!!! We had a great time and the hosts are very friendly and super adventurous. Once you book this experience be ready to do some serious hiking. Be properly equipped with Water, Backpack, Good Shoes (that you don't care if they get ruined), and proper hiking attire. I would recommend this to anyone looking for a fun full day of adventure and swimming. An awesome side note is that Janice records the whole trip and captures awesome moments with her Go-Pro.
This was an AMAZING experience!!! We had a great time and the hosts are very friendly and super adventurous. Once you book this experience be ready to do some serious hiking. Be pr…
Sarah
March 2020
Janice and Terrance were AMAZING. Our experiences with them absolutely made our trip. We were able to explore and learn so much about PR that we never would have been able to do on our own. They were so knowledgeable about how to safely do each activity and had all the gear to make everyone comfortable. In addition to awesome experiences with them, they also gave us so many recommendations for the rest of trip. Next time I come back to PR we would 100% love to see them again.
Janice and Terrance were AMAZING. Our experiences with them absolutely made our trip. We were able to explore and learn so much about PR that we never would have been able to do on…
Kevin
March 2020
First and foremost, Terrance and Janice were the definitely the best hosts we had out of all things we did. Extremely easy to talk to and so cool the more you knew them. We even booked more tours after because of the level of knowledge around the island. The took so many video and pics and made sure we had the ability to relive the experience. They will for sure be our go-to when we go back. The experience itself was awesome. We barely encountered other groups and the ones we did all seemed too uniformed and so many to count as they went with a large company, so they lacked a true experience we were a way smaller group so we all got friendly pretty quick and had so much fun. They really care for everyone they are responsible and will do anything to give you a magical experience. Thanks again 🦾🇵🇷
First and foremost, Terrance and Janice were the definitely the best hosts we had out of all things we did. Extremely easy to talk to and so cool the more you knew them. We even bo…
Hadi
March 2020
Definitely a once in a lifetime experience. Terrance and Janice were incredible hosts, and very thoughtful to everyone. They took their time and made sure everyone was having a great time and comfortable in how they are doing. Would do it again in a heartbeat!
Definitely a once in a lifetime experience. Terrance and Janice were incredible hosts, and very thoughtful to everyone. They took their time and made sure everyone was having a gre…
Emma
March 2020
Terrance and Hailie were the best! This hike was the best part of our trip to PR. We hiked to a beautiful waterfall where we rope swung and jumped and hiked farther up for a beautiful scenic view of the waterfall where we served fresh fruits and delicious salted avocado. Had it not been so rainy, we would have also done a 30 foot rock jump and natural waterslide. Even with the weather against us, they made it a great trip. They took lots of photos for us and carefully brought us to places we never could have gone on our own as a group of fit 20-somethings. This was an experience of a lifetime. It was well worth the amount we paid. It was such a rich experience. Terrance and Hailie were so friendly and adventurous. They brought provided excellent transportation to the mountain and dropped us off at our doorstep at the end of the day. They didn't rush us at all and we ended the day having spent an extra hour or so in the waterfall- so much fun!
Terrance and Hailie were the best! This hike was the best part of our trip to PR. We hiked to a beautiful waterfall where we rope swung and jumped and hiked farther up for a beaut…

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Activity advisory

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Every adventure follows industry guidelines. We partnered with the Adventure Travel Trade Association, expert leaders in adventure travel, to define best practices and standards for safety.
Know your comfort level
Please note that outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 8 and up can attend.

More tips

Some obstacles stretch physical limits. Good balance and physical fitness are essential to avoid bruises, scrapes, or tripping.

What to bring

Hiking shoes (closed toe, river trekking shoe, gym shoe) No flip flops on hike

flip flops for after the hike