Swim with Sea Turtles!

Starting at

$59

USD per person

THE CULEBRA ISLAND AQUAFARI IS AN  IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE FILLED WITH SNORKELING AND LAND EXPLORATION,  YOU’LL NEVER FORGET!

Explore the true secrets of Puerto Rico through one of our most impressive excursions. Culebra Island is a snorkeler’s paradise that enchants its visitors with clear waters, white sand beaches, and a great variety of curious wildlife. Discover why snorkeling in Culebra truly has no comparison!

Our journey starts the moment you step foot at Culebra. Here, our certified tour guides will make sure you learn all about the island, its history, sites, culture, climate, ecosystems, and wildlife. Spectacular views from your car ride will hint at the magic that awaits once you reach Tamarindo beach, located within the Luis Peña Channel Natural Reserve. Tamarindo beach stands still with its healthy Green Sea Turtle population, and coral reef gardens made up of Sea Fans, colorful fish, and an array of animals that will surprise you while you snorkel. Guides will help you identify the wildlife whilst giving entertaining facts about the animals and why this reserve is so special to locals. Finally, take a nature walk along the world-famous Flamenco Beach, and end your day gazing out into turquoise water perfection.

Our Culebra Aquafari Full Day Trip will be the highlight of your vacation. Choose the Culebra snorkeling tour that better fits your needs. If you are on the main island, go with our Culebra Aquafari Full Day Trip. It includes round-trip ferry tickets!* 

If you are already in Culebra, don’t miss out on this fun adventure; check out our half-day option!

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CULEBRA AQUAFARI FULL DAY TRIP
HIGHLIGHTS

  • Spend a full day at the world-famous Culebra Island.
  • Enjoy the best snorkeling in paradise at the Luis Peña Marine Reserve 
  • Get to know Culebra’s unique history, climate, ecosystems, wildlife, and culture.
  • Swim with turtles and vibrant marine wildlife.
  • Explore the delicate ecosystems of the Reserve.
  • Enjoy the world-famous Flamenco Beach.
  • Experience the best of Puerto Rico!
  • $89

    Culebra Island Aquafari with Ferry tickets

    (Departing from Ceiba*)

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  • $59

    Culebra Island Aquafari without Ferry tickets

    (Guests Already in Culebra)

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Tour Duration
2 Hours
Minimum Age
6 years +
Skill Level
Easy to Moderate
Open
Monday-Sunday
Transportation
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Launch Site
Tamarindo Beach, Culebra

QUICK INFO

Duration: Full or Half Day
Age: 6 years +
Skill Level: Easy Snorkel
Food: Seasonal fruit, water, and cookies. The selection of snacks may vary each day.
Location: Culebra Island, Puerto Rico
Launch Site: Ceiba Ferry Terminal
Open: Monday – Saturday
Activity: Snorkeling in Culebra
Activity: Culebra Day Trip

Starting at

$59

USD per person



AQUAFARI CULEBRA DAY TRIP DETAILS

CULEBRA AQUAFARI FULL DAY TRIP

OPTION ONE: ALL-INCLUSIVE AQUAFARI CULEBRA DAY TRIP

For guests coming from mainland Puerto Rico only. This excursion includes:

  • A round-trip ferry ride from Ceiba to Culebra Island*
  • Ground transfer in Culebra**
  • Premium quality snorkeling gear
  • US Coast Guard-approved life vest
  • We launch from the beautiful Tamarindo Beach
  • Snorkeling excursion through the Luis Peña Channel Nature Reserve
  • Includes a visit to the world-famous Flamenco Beach
  • An interpretive snorkeling session (chance to swim with sea turtles!)
  • Snacks: Water, fruits, juice, and more treats. The selection of snacks may vary each day.
  • Complementary pictures whenever the equipment is available.

Tour Duration: 7 hours

*The ferry from Ceiba to Culebra is operated by the Puerto Rico Marine Transportation Authority, an agency not affiliated to Kayaking Puerto Rico.
**From the Culebra Ferry Terminal to Tamarindo Beach and back. 
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CULEBRA AQUAFARI FULL DAY TRIP

CHECK-IN POINTS

ALL-INCLUSIVE AQUAFARI CULEBRA DAY TRIP:

Guests coming from mainland Puerto Rico only.

  • You will meet us at the Ceiba Ferry Terminal.
  • Our host will meet you there for check-in.
  • Private parking facilities are available after the terminal. The parking fee per car/per day will be paid directly to the concessionary. 
  • Suggested transportation service to the Ceiba Ferry Terminal is available. Learn more
*The Ceiba Ferry Terminal and the ferry to Culebra Island is operated by the Puerto Rico Marine Transportation Authority, an agency not affiliated to Kayaking Puerto Rico.
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Satellite view of Tamarindo Beach and part of the Luis Peña Reserve in Culebra, Puerto Rico. Click on the image for driving directions to Tamarindo Beach.

AQUAFARI CULEBRA DAY TRIP

GUESTS COMING FROM THE MAIN ISLAND: THE FERRY RIDE

Guests from the main island meet our host at the Ceiba Ferry Terminal.* We do not offer transportation, but we may share independent service providers with whom you can book.

After checking in with our host, we will board the ferry to Culebra. The average travel time is 1 hour and 30 minutes. Sit back, relax, and get ready for the wonderful adventure that awaits you!

Upon arrival at Culebra, our host will be waiting for you at the Terminal. Then, off we go to Tamarindo Beach!

TOURING PARADISE

Tamarindo Beach is located on the west coast of Culebra thus during your ride, you will enjoy an interpretive ride where you’ll observe and learn all about the numerous sites and life within such a unique island. Upon arrival at the beach, our eco guides will give you complete and thorough instructions of proper equipment use.

THE BEST SNORKELING IN CULEBRA

Get ready to explore the underwater marine reserve.This is one of the most important marine reserves in Puerto Rico. It has the highest coral cover in the island. Plus, it is the feeding ground for sea turtles! This stunning marine reserve is full of life.  Enjoy the breathtaking views along the way: inside and outside the water!

Put on your premium-quality snorkeling gear and dive into the vibrant waters of Culebra. Your eco guides will lead the way. Swim among schools of colorful tropical fish and coral formations. Get ready to spot green sea turtles and hawksbill turtles. There is no other place in Puerto Rico where you can enjoy this experience!

WAIT, WE ARE JUST STARTING!

Watch the coral gardens and the fish below. We will take a relaxing break, complemented by light snacks and cold refreshments. Enjoy the beach’s clear blue water. Our eco guides will share Culebra’s peculiar history and the feeling of the island’s untouched ecosystems. 

LAST STOP: FLAMENCO BEACH! (GUEST COMING FROM MAINLAND ONLY)

After a quick refreshment, we will head to our last stop: Flamenco Beach. Ranked as the second most beautiful beach in the world, no one should ever leave Culebra without visiting Flamenco!

Here the guides will give you a proper introduction of the beach with a nature walk to a surreal landscape where tanks left behind from World War II dot the scenery. History buffs rejoice! Culebra does really have something for everybody! After your walk, you’ll have some time to enjoy this unique place. Enjoy lunch at one of the local restaurants and kiosks (not included). Later, your KPR guides will take you back to the ferry terminal. There, you will take the trip back to Ceiba Ferry Terminal, while enjoying the views of Puerto Rico’s eastern coast at sunset.


*Kayaking Puerto Rico does not provide private maritime transportation to Culebra. The tickets included in our Aquafari Culebra Day Trip are for the public ferry. The Puerto Rico Maritime Transportation Authority (PRMTA) operates this ferry. Kayaking Puerto Rico is not affiliated to the PRMTA. Therefore, we are not responsible nor can control in any way changes or delays in the ferry schedule. Our company promotes a 4:45pm departure from Culebra, in the event we receive tickets for a later departure you will be notified in advance and/or on site. Your group will be offered the option to confirm excursion with a later departure, reschedule to another day, reschedule to another excursion or cancellation with a full refund. Culebra residents and workers have priority boarding. For this reason, you must be on the Ceiba Ferry Terminal at check-in time to avoid missing the ferry. If you miss your ferry, you will not be able to get to Culebra on time for the excursion. The excursion start time is subject to the arrival time of the ferry to Culebra.

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Coral reef with fish captured during a snorkeling in culebra day trip with Kayaking Puerto Rico
Culebra has the clearest waters, white sand beaches, and a great variety of sea life!

AQUAFARI CULEBRA DAY TRIP

WHAT TO BRING
  • One comfortable bag or backpack
  • Swimwear
  • Water shoes
  • Towel
  • Sun Protection (i.e. biodegradable sunblock, hat, sunglasses, long sleeve shirt, rashguard, etc.)
  • Set of dry clothes
  • Your medicines, if you have a particular condition only
  • Cash for restaurants, souvenirs, tips, etc.
  • Camera (waterproof or protected)
  • Packed lunch
DO NOT BRING
  • Expensive or non-waterproof cameras
  • Jewelry
  • Any valuable that cannot get wet
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Beach chairs
  • Coolers
IF YOU ARE COMING FROM MAINLAND PUERTO RICO

In order to be fueled for the day, please eat a hearty breakfast prior to arriving to Ceiba.

 

DISCLOSURES
  • We depend on the ferry for trips to Culebra Island, but Kayaking Puerto Rico is not affiliated with it. Please note that the service and route may be affected by changes made by the Puerto Rico Maritime Transportation Authority regarding travel schedules.
  • The Puerto Rico Maritime Transportation Authority requires a dress code to board the ferry. Clients must be fully clothed; mesh or sheer covers are not permitted.
  • We reserve the right to change the order of the activities or cancel a part of the activities if the venue compromises your health or safety. We cannot forget that we are at the mercy of nature.
  • Kayaking Puerto Rico is not affiliated with the Flamenco Beach facilities managed by the “Autoridad para la Conservation y Desarrollo de Culebra” (ACDEC). This entity may restrict facilities without prior notice, such as showers, food kiosks, and bathrooms, which may affect your experience and time on the beach.
MINIMUM PARTICIPATION RESTRICTIONS

The Aquafari Culebra Day Trip requires a minimum of 6 guests. We will call you to discuss your options if the minimum is not met.

 

HEALTH & AGE RESTRICTIONS
    • Not recommended for guests with:
      Epilepsy
      Back problems
      Heart conditions
      Dizziness
      Recent surgery
    • MINIMUM AGE: 6 years old

Please notify us ahead of time if you have any physical condition.

FERRY & SCHEDULE NOTICE

We do not provide private marine transportation to Culebra. The tickets included in our Culebra Aquafari Tour are for the public ferry. The Puerto Rico Maritime Transportation Authority (PRMTA) operates this ferry. We are not affiliated with the PRMTA. Therefore, we are not responsible for and cannot control the ferry schedule. Afternoon departures from Culebra may vary. 

You will be notified in advance and/or on-site in the event the departure time is delayed. Depending on how far in advance we receive notice of set changes. Your group will be offered the option to confirm a tour with a later departure, reschedule for another day, reschedule for another tour, or cancel with a full refund. Culebra’s residents and workers have boarding priority.

That being said, you must be at the Ceiba ferry terminal at the designated check-in time.  Otherwise, you may miss the ferry. In that case, you will not be able to get to Culebra in time for the tour. Finally, the start time of the excursion is subject to the arrival time of the ferry to Culebra.

Kayaking Puerto Rico does not sell ferry tickets.

Need more info? Check our Frequently Asked Questions.

AQUAFARI CULEBRA DAY TRIP

PRIVATE CAMERA SAFETY MEASURES

Do not risk your valuable property. We recommend you to keep it simple! Avoid bringing big SLR and non-waterproof cameras.

AQUAFARI CULEBRA DAY TRIP

Our Culebra Island Aquafari excursion includes a selection of snacks and cold refreshments. However, they are not intended as lunch or breakfast. Therefore, we recommend that you:

  • Eat a hearty breakfast before joining us in the morning.
  • Bring cash for buying food at Flamenco Beach after the trip.
  • Keep in mind that most food kiosks do not accept credit cards.
  • We also recommend that you pack your lunch.
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kpr culebra food kiosk

AQUAFARI CULEBRA DAY TRIP

Recommendations we have for you to arrive to the Ceiba Ferry Terminal

SELF DRIVE/RENTAL CAR

If you have a rental car, drive to the ferry terminal using the link below (also provided in your confirmation email). Take your time to enjoy the drive and explore more of Puerto Rico! Ask the crew for recommendations of places to eat and things to do after the tour.

Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/nmxnePehtqBFBkaT9

UBER OR TAXI SERVICES

Great option for those not interested in renting a car.

Download the Uber App or visit www.uber.com

Contact the providers below for rates and availability:

  • Lets Go Puerto Rico – (787) 639-5831
  • Anthony Reyes – (787) 478-0806
  • Luis Taxi Services – (787) 448-7967
GUESTS ALREADY STAYING IN CULEBRA

Guests staying in Culebra Island must have their own transportation to meet at Tamarindo Beach at Check In time.

MARITIME TRANSPORTATION TO CULEBRA

Kayaking Puerto Rico does not provide private maritime transportation to Culebra. The tickets included in our Aquafari Culebra Day Trip are for the public ferry. The Puerto Rico Maritime Transportation Authority (PRMTA) operates this ferry. Kayaking Puerto Rico is not affiliated to the PRMTA. Therefore, we are not responsible nor can control in any way changes or delays in the ferry schedule. Our company promotes a 4:45pm departure from Culebra, in the event we receive tickets for a later departure you will be notified in advance and/or on site. Your group will be offered the option to confirm excursion with a later departure, reschedule to another day, reschedule to another excursion or cancellation with a full refund. Culebra residents and workers have priority boarding. For this reason, you must be on the Ceiba Ferry Terminal at check-in time to avoid missing the ferry. If you miss your ferry, you will not be able to get to Culebra on time for the excursion. The excursion start time is subject to the arrival time of the ferry to Culebra.

Kayaking Puerto Rico does not sell individual ferry tickets to Culebra.

WHAT OUR GUESTS SAY

Carlos R

Incredible views. Great guides. Perfect Service. 100% worth the money!!!

Amorale

  We were able to see turtles, sting rays, starfish and the coral reefs!

Aramis S

They give you the full experience from snorkeling with turtles, to kayaking and then relaxing on the beautiful Flamenco Beach and eating great food.

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