Our most recommended things to do in Río Grande, Puerto Rico

From San Juan: El Yunque Forest Hike & Ziplining Combo Tour

1. From San Juan: El Yunque Forest Hike & Ziplining Combo Tour

Go an adventure through El Yunque's natural diversity, lush foliage, and unique ecosystem on a combo tour involving hiking and ziplining. Get off the beaten path and venture to some of El Yunque National Forest's hidden gems. Get picked up in San Juan, then drive in an air-conditioned bus to the trailhead. Once there, take an approximately 30-minute hike involving river wading and rock scaling. Admire the area's bamboo trees, rainforest flowers, and many other beautiful plants. Make a stop to visit a collecting pool that forms at the base of a small waterfall by the river. Have the opportunity to swim in its crystal-clear waters or jump from a rope and enjoy the different tones of the deep pools. Take advantage of great photo opportunities too. Finish the hiking adventure with a few more minutes of trekking and more advanced climbing to arrive at a natural pool. Swim and have a blast on the natural water slides. Stop for lunch at your own expense before continuing to the zipline. Once at the zipline location, the guides will help you with your gear, harness, helmet, and hand gear in preparation for your aerial adventure. Take a 10-minute walk in this amazing natural rainforest to reach the start of the excursion, where you'll be instructed on the zipline method. Then, set off on a zipline adventure involving 7 zipline platforms and 1 rappel station, each strategically located within the rainforest canopy. All landing platforms are equipped with safety gear and handrails, and a guide will be there to help you land safely and move through the course. Soak up the aerial views as you soar through the canopy up to 100 feet above the ground and for up to 465 feet between platforms. Gaze over the different ecosystems of El Yunque National Forest as you experience the thrill of flight. The tour concludes with drop-off at your hotel.

From San Juan: Puerto Rico in One Day Private Tour

2. From San Juan: Puerto Rico in One Day Private Tour

- Discover the most important landmarks of Puerto Rico in one day - Visit Old San Juan (historic sites) - Hike into the rain forest - Go into the caves - Swim in the pristine waters of El Yunque (optional) - Visit Pinones State Forest - Natural resources (lagoons, beaches, mangroves) & traditional food - Visit Maria de la Cruz cave - Explore Loiza the AfroAmerican culture - In one day! This is a private tour, so we can shape it around your preferences and needs. Proposed itinerary: - Pickup at your hotel - Drive through Pinones - Visit the Pinones State Forest (largest mangrove in Puerto Rico) and the Pinones Lagoon. - Visit the town of Loiza - Stop at the facilities of the "ancon" (where the ferry used to operate) - Visit the caves (Maria de la Cruz) - Experience the Afro-American culture of Puerto Rico - Hike the Rain Forest - Swim on Mameyes River (optional) - Find a place to have lunch (Puerto Rican food is amazing) - Drive to Old San Juan - Go into the forts (optional - $10pp) - Get a tour of Old San Juan - Go back to the hotel Have an amazing day, and get to know the Best of Puerto Rico in One Day.

El Yunque: Hidden Off The Path Waterfall Hike w/ Transport

3. El Yunque: Hidden Off The Path Waterfall Hike w/ Transport

Experience El Yunque like only a local could! This tour takes you to a remote area deep in the heart of the rainforest. Please note that this tour is off the beaten path and is Not to the slides which is the incredibly crowded area on the outskirts of the rainforest. This tour is to a remote area of the rainforest, which makes it all the better. No large crowds and once we start the actual adventure, little to no people whatsoever. A true hidden Gem of the island. First, we start off on a creek of crystal clear fresh rain water. Here we will explore quite a few hidden pools and waterfalls of fresh spring water. Bathing is highly encouraged as the water is Perfect! After the creek we make our way up to one of the most gorgeous rivers in the entire island; Rio Espiritu Santo. This incredible area again takes us to numerous hidden waterfalls and pristine pools in which to swim in. One waterfall has a place to sit under a creates a hydrotherapy massage chair. This hike is fascinating, beautiful and adventure packed. This is a tour that you simply could not do on your own as the guide's knowledge of the rainforest is unmatched. Transportation is provided to and from San Juan. Book this tour and enjoy the jungle like a true local.

Add dates

Things to do in
Río Grande, Puerto Rico

Go beyond Río Grande, Puerto Rico

Explore all

Other Sightseeing Options in Río Grande, Puerto Rico

Want to discover all there is to do in Río Grande, Puerto Rico? Click here for a full list.