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Highlights of San Juan Accessible Shore Excursion

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The Highlights of San Juan Accessible Shore Excursion is an opportunity to see the best and most accessible sites during your time in the captivating city of Puerto Rico that is rich in beauty, culture, and history.

Your driver and guide will welcome you at the cruise dock in a large, comfortable, and air-conditioned accessible van ideal for wheelchair users, mobility scooter users, or senior cruisers that simply want to take it slow. Rest assured this is not just a drive-by tour. This tour includes interior visits to plenty of sites and offers some truly unique accessible experiences. Your private tour guide is eager to show you around!

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This 5 hour accessible excursion begins with an introduction to the history of San Juan. There is a lot to discover on the Highlights of San Juan Accessible Shore Excursion: a mesmerizing fort, Spanish architecture, a delicious traditional island lunch and the lively Paseo de La Princesa in the Old Town, which is the oldest, intact, colonial city in the entire western hemisphere. Escorted by your knowledgeable tour guide, you’ll explore the Castillo de San Cristobal, which is the largest fortress built in the new world. The fort is one of the most accessible forts in the Caribbean, with ramps, an elevator and accessible restrooms available. Admire old artifacts in the exhibition hall, watch a short video on the history of the fort in the theater room, and explore the second level of the Fort using wheelchair friendly routes. There is also an accessible souvenir shop available. 

After exploring the Fort, your tour continues with a drive through the city to a hidden gem, a traditional island restaurant that represents the true authentic Puerto Rico! Enjoy delicious food, listen to the tunes of local music and see servers clothed in traditional colonial clothes. It’s not just food. It’s an experience! The venue is fully accessible with accessible restrooms available as well (cost for food not included).

The final part of your day will be spent in the area of Old Town, with a leisurely stroll down the charming Paseo de La Princesa. Browse the many small vendor stands, enjoy some lively street music, grab a local snack and learn about the island’s rich history. 

While San Juan in itself can be challenging due to the rough terrain of cobblestones, narrow streets and cobblestones, the Highlights of San Juan Accessible Shore Excursion is designed to avoid all of that – without compromising on the experience. 

You will learn about:

  • Christopher Columbus’ travels in the region
  • Puerto Rico’s battles with the Spanish, English, Dutch, and Americans
  • Military fortifications of the 16th through 20th centuries
  • Puerto Rican attitudes towards independence, becoming a state, and remaining a US territory

Tour Highlights:

  • San Cristobal fort
  • Paseo de La Princesa
  • Lunch in authentic Puerto Rican restaurant (cost not included) 
  • Accessible shopping is optional 

The Highlights of San Juan Accessible Shore Excursion includes:

  • Private guide and driver
  • Guide and Driver familiar with the needs of disabled travelers
  • Accessible van transportation
  • Accessible step free routes
  • A one of a kind opportunity
  • Great photo opportunities

Highlights of San Juan Accessible Shore Excursion details:

Duration: 5 hours.

Cost: $750 for 1-4 people, $850 5-6 people, $900 7-8 people (NOTE: if you do not need an accessible vehicle, lower sedan costs are also available. Contact us to learn more).
* Save $50 when you book an accessible cruise + excursions package

Days of the week the tour is offered: 7 days a week.

Meeting time: 9AM, 10AM, 11AM, or 12PM.

Meeting place: San Juan cruise dock.

Number of people on tour: 1 – 16 people.

Cancellation Policy: 80% refund with at least 7 days notice, 50% refund with at least 4 days notice, and no refund with less than 4 days notice. Tours run rain or shine.

Not included: Entrance fees ($5 per person), snacks / meals and gratuities.

 

The accessible van used for the tour is equipped with a lift. The van can hold up to 3 wheelchairs.

 

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