Coconut Revolution 101

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    10:00am but we are flexible
  • Departure Details :
    Playa Aviones, Piñones Beach Reserve, Loiza, Puerto Rico

Overview

Coconut Revolution 101 is a fun outdoor workshop, for people of all ages. The workshop consists of hiking through a beautiful palm forest, throughout the hike you will learn about the edible plants that grow wild. Also, look out for wildlife including mud crabs, lizards and birds. Then, explore all that the tree of life has to offer. You will learn to climb a small palm and open coconuts to get to the delicious and nutritious food and water. Then you will learn to build an emergency shelter using palm fronds. After that you get a chance  to catch a spark using the coconut husk. During the workshop you will learn all about how coconuts are part of the history and culture of Puerto Rico. Lastly we will plant baby coconuts, and discuss how the coconut played a key role in supplying food and water and protecting the coasts after hurricanes Irma and Maria, and why they are so important for future generations.

Inclusions

  • Local guide
  • Snacks
  • Small-group tour
  • Walking tour

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)

Know More about this tour

Normally class starts at 10am but we are flexible.
We'll meet at Piones Beach Reserve, 15 minutes out of San Juan. It's a protected beach not surrounded by hotels, but by beautiful undeveloped nature. Piones, Loiza is rich in culture, history, and nature. It has beautiful khaki colored beaches, enchanting mangrove forests, secluded lagoons, and most importantlypalm trees. 
We are located at the intersection of Hwy 187 and Calle Finca (calle1).  The first house on the right, White and teal.
You can find us on google maps under Coconut Revolution 101.
If you are coming in on a cruise or far from us, we can come to your coconut beach location (travel fee may apply). Class normally start from 10am till 1pm, but we are flexible, so we schedule a time that is convenient for you.
Leave your jewelry at the hotel. Wear sturdy pants or shorts, and bring a bathing suit if you want to bath in the ocean. I'll try to customize this workshop, so let me know what you need.

This experience is like no other, we guarantee you will have a great time and we have the reviews to back it up! Coconut Revolution 101 will give you a story to take back home with you.  We are not a big business with big tour groups that take you to all the same overcrowded spots.  We are a small but good, we will show you the authentic side of Puerto Rico, that features beautiful serene beaches and majestic mangrove forests, that tourist normally don't see.  We also try to customize our tours to fit your needs and abilities.  We have lots experience working with students of all ages, and everyone has fun.  Just take an easy walking tour, or challenge yourself to climb a small palm. This is your chance to try something different!
Learn about the coconut  and island survival. Find out how coconuts are part of hurricane relief. We will examine the coconuts ability to meet our basic needs of water, food, shelter, and fire.  We will also learn about the coconut and it's different uses in Puerto Rico and around the world.  During the class you will learn several tropical island survival strategies.
I will provide everything you need. Including Climbing Straps, Crash Pads, and equipment needed.  Bring sturdy shoes or sandals,  and bring a bathing suit if you would like to swim.

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A small amount of walking is involved

Wheelchair accessible

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.