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Ziplines near Rincon/West Coast of Puerto Rico NOT part of a tour

Ziplines near Rincon/West Coast of Puerto Rico NOT part of a tour

May 31st, 2013, 06:27 AM
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Ziplines near Rincon/West Coast of Puerto Rico NOT part of a tour

I have been looking online and reading reviews of ziplines in Puerto Rico and coming up short. I am interested in a zipline that a person can DRIVE TO and pay JUST FOR THE ZIPLINE, not a full blown tour with meals and transport. Idea is to not spend $1000/family for a tour and transport and rock climbing that we don't want, just $35 or so each for ziplining.

Does this drive-up type zipline exist in Puerto Rico, specifically on the West Coast of PR?
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Jun 1st, 2013, 04:11 AM
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There are a few places that you can just drive to and do basic ziplines but not really on the west coast as such and not for around $35

I think your best bet would be to check out Toro Verde Adventures as they offer various zipline courses included 'The Best' (one of the longest ziplines anywhere) prices start at around $65.

Check them out here http://www.toroverdepr.com/tours.html it would be around a 2 hour drive

Check out this list of companies http://www.discoveringpuertorico.com...aline-junkies/

Closer would be the Batey Tours I think

Hope that helps
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Jun 3rd, 2013, 06:49 AM
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Thanks, exactly what I was not able to find on my own.

Frankly, finding good info on Puerto Rico is rather difficult to obtain-- I feel like I am about to visit Bhutan for the lack of good info. Poor online transit and airport info for example. Also, everyone must do exactly the same thing (cruise, casino, taxi, tour, beach) or it wouldn't be quite so difficult to find out about alternatives. Where is the backpacker's trail of budget attractions, restaurants, and hotels?

I guess that opens possibilities....
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Jun 9th, 2013, 05:24 AM
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Isn't Lonely Planet a good source of that type of info?
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Jun 10th, 2013, 07:30 AM
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There are several hostels around the island plus locally run small hotels called paradors

also this TA forum post has some good info (albeit 2011) http://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic...erto_Rico.html

also I have a ton of info on my site http://www.discoveringpuertorico.com updated as often as possible
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Jun 12th, 2013, 09:17 AM
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I do have the LP guide now and it is a good source, better than Rough Guide or Moon. Usually Moon is better than LP for the USA, but not in this case. But it doesn't really have backpacker stuff in it. I guess those people usually go to Cuba, the Dominican Republic, or Jamaica.

Coqui: nice website.
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