Check out the video below to watch me go cliff diving in El Yunque National Forest. Where I got on a bus with a group of people who had also signed up for the same excursion, from other hotels. As we made our way to El Yunque National Forest our tour guide, Hector, who sat at the head of the bus introduce himself and his crew who would be guiding us along the way. This not only dampens the experience of other participants, but it can result in a safety hazard.
Get a guided tour to explore the 3rd largest underground cave system in the world which features a 150-foot sinkhole. Although the main caverns can get crowded during peak-seasons, there are over 200 caves to explore in Rio Camuey Cave park. If that wasn’t enough, the park reports that there are still 700 caverns that haven’t been explored. This leg of the trip is open to everyone, but there’s another side to Rio Camuy that isn’t for the faint of heart. You can try to reach the waterfall from the original trail to Charco Frio, but it’s easier to pay Mr. Basilo, to park and use his property’s trail at the end of the road.
Admire a majestic waterfall as you enter the clearing from under the canopy. Receive detailed pointers on what to expect in certain spots and how to best interact with the landscape around you. Enjoy the opportunity to swim and get to know of a few places to jump from. Start from the trailhead and continue to the waterfall before returning on the same trail to the vehicle.
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You could only get so close because the current would push you away. Puerto Rico’s most popular vacation spots, but it’s also worth braving the crowds and experiencing the United States’ only rainforest. Plus, if you’re feeling reckless, you can jump off the waterfalls into the pools below (though legally, we can’t say we recommend it). Here you’ve some choices to go and explore different things. You can chill out on top of the waterfall, relax on the stone, or swim. The other choices are to go cliff diving into the river near the base of the falls or to rappel down the cliff face into the river.
You will find a rope swing locals use to jump into the deep ponds. Located in the west of the island, this waterfall is one of the easiest ones to visit in Puerto Rico. Gozalandia Falls is popular among locals medellin neighborhoods for its easy access so it can get crowded. The 60-feet waterfall has a deep pond at the bottom and a submerged cave you can swim in. There’s a paid parking lot and you can visit from 9 am to 6 pm.
You all helped make the experience that much more memorable. Hector would lead all of us while one of the tour guides walked along with us in the middle of the group and another guide stayed back behind us all. The guides communicated well and were always aware of where everyone was from our group. You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund. Our ingenious travel guides are happy to help you plan your next vacation or simply furnish you with exceptional information and advice.
We’ll dress in the wetsuits, lifejacket, helmet, and security personal equipment . After you get all suited up and the preliminary safety procedures you’ll spend 5 hours practicing this fun sport in groups of a maximum of 8 people. At the end of the adventure, the team will provide downloadable photos included of the day out. I want to give a special thank you to Hector and his crew for guiding us thru El Yunque National Forest.
But, this secluded and beautiful waterfall deserves a visit for its 100 feet cascade and the scenery that surrounds it. Once I got over the initial shock of the fact that I was about to cliff dive 25 ft. As soon as my body was airborne and I positioned myself like a pencil, the feeling of being airborne and having no support took over. Then I hit the water and submerged with the biggest smile on my face.
You’ll be provided with lifejackets for your safety, so all you need to do is have fun. You’ll finish up at a local restaurant with your guide, where you can purchase lunch if you like. Visit waterfalls, rivers, and forests in a tropical rain forest. Discover diverse ecosystems and breathtaking views throughout the park. Encounter the endemic flora, fauna and refreshing rivers along the way.