Experience the snorkeling adventure of a lifetime as you pilot your own 13-foot inflatable mini speedboat along the protected white sand cays of Puerto Rico's eastern coast! With a certified guide leading the way, follow the mini boat convoy across the beautiful crystal clear waters of Fajardo stopping at a selection of some of the most beautiful islands in the Puerto Rican Archipelago. Discover the wonders of "La Cordillera" Cays Nature Reserve, and enjoy a guided snorkeling experience you will never forget!
This snorkeling safari tour begins on the docks of the "blue-flag" Puerto Chico Marina where the mini boat guides will be waiting. Before launching, there will be a complete safety orientation with pre-ride instructions.
The fun will begin as you clear the Puerto Chico Marina heading North along the bluffs of the "Las Cabezas de San Juan" Nature Reserve. Along the way, you'll enjoy views of mountains, mangroves, "El Yunque" Rainforest, and Fajardo's 130-year-old Spanish lighthouse. The first destination and stop will be at the uninhabited Icacos Cay. Icacos is part of a group of cays which form the Cordillera Cays Nature Reserve.
While in Icacos, guests can get acquainted with the snorkeling gear and practice free-diving techniques in preparation for the snorkeling experience. During snorkeling you can view amazing coral reef formations while you swim among schools of colorful tropical fish. With your professional eco-guides you will learn about the wonders of the underwater world in Puerto Rico .
After about and hour in Icacos, if conditions allow, the convoy will set course along the island chain to the incredible Isla de Palominitos. This small island is surrounded by coral reefs and crystal clear turquoise waters. The island is most famous for being used as a set for the movie Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. Relax on pure white sand beaches and take in the lovely view of the mainland. During your visit to Palominitos your guide will tell you about the natural history of the reserve, providing information about the surrounding scenery. You will also be able to take another amazing snorkeling session!
After the time in Palominitos has concluded, the group will board the mini speedboats once more for the journey home to Marina Puerto Chico. Once at the marina you can check out the souvenir shop, along with your pictures from your voyage!