in Bartola river
Canoeing in Rio Bartola
family vacation. canoeing rio Sabalos
Family vacation adventure in Rio San Juan
Rio San Juan the adventure of a life time.
Fun for the whole family.
Come to Montecristo Private Wild Life Refuge, we offer
tarpon fishing, canoeing, kayak,  hiking trails in Indio
Maiz, lots of birds and wild life.
Wild adventure, 5 day, 4 night trip with guide
and food for $410.00 per person, minimum of
2 person to do the trip.
Going  fast, like in competition, departing from
Montecristo

The trip in kayak or canoe from Montecristo to San Juan
del Norte it takes 4 days/3 night in the river plus one
night of arrival at San Juan del Norte.

Going  fast, departing from Bartola

The trip in kayak or canoe from Montecristo to San Juan
del Norte it takes 3 days/2 night in the river plus one
night of arrival at San Juan del Norte.

Going at normal speed departing from Montecristo

The trip in kayak or canoe from Montecristo to San Juan
del Norte it takes 5 days/4 night in the river plus one
night of arrival at  San Juan del Norte.

The guide provide food, camping gear, hammock,
mosquito nets, basic camp food.

On the trip you will be able to hike the rain forest,
fish and do a nigh caiman tour.

Hotel and meal at San Juan del Norte not included
estimated cost of $45.00 per person per night.
Transportation back not included, estimated cost
$25.00 per person, fast boat to San Carlos. It is
possible to negotiate for free hotel in San Juan and
transportation back if you make your reservation
with 50% deposit 30 days prior the expedition.


You must bring: insect repellent, flash light, pocket
knife, rain gear, and munchies such as candy,
chocolat or power bar, a water canteen to refill.
Kayak/canoe expedition trip down the Rio San Juan,
from Montecristo to San Juan de Nicaragua, a 5
days/4 night, 160 KM adventure.

For trip planning purpose used these facts:
Days/night it takes to make the trip.

The trip down river in canoe or kayak require  planning,  
for the return trip, we have to bring the gear and you back
all the way from San Juan del Norte, and the return is in a
public boat that  run only twice per week.

The whole river is 200 km long from San Carlos to the
Caribbean Sea. The first 50 km is mostly cattle rancher
and orange grower on the river bank. (To paddle the firth
50 km you must add two extra days for the trip and a
surcharge of $100.00)

The tour we offer starts from Monteristo, 2 Km down river
from Boca de Sabalos. You come in a public boat from
San Carlos down river to the lodge and then you may take
the trip the day after.

Must also plan for the one initial night at Montecristo.
Page updated January 2020 by Alfonso Agustin Llanes Whitesell