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Kayaking Tour among Juan Venado Island mangroves


We start this adventure from Las Peñitas community, where we will meet and you will take the kayaks (for one or two people) and the life jackets. The meeting point will be the same from where the tour will start and will finish the tour: from Hotel Barca de Oro 300 meters West, next to the Visitors Center.

From there you will kayaking into the beautiful river (channel) which separate mainland and the Juan Venado Island. After the first 100 meters you will kayaking among the mangrove forest, and will have the privilege of seeing several types of local and migratory birds, crabs, local people in their daily activities. You will paddle for around 4 kilometers and then get to a pier, from where we will walk and visit a community project in front of the beach, where you can buy and enjoy a cold beer, or a swimming in the Pacific Ocean. Then, you will return to your kayak, and paddle back to Las Peñitas among the forest.

This tour does not include the entrance to the reserve (C$100 foreigners, C$50 Nicaraguan or residents), nor a bilingual guide company, which could be arranged for an extra US$20.


  • Bring water, sunscreen, insects repellent and swimming suit.

Note: The meeting point with the guide could be arranged in any point within Las Peñitas Community. you just need to contact Nicaragua Linda Travel after your reservation confirmation.


  • Kayak single or double.
  • Life Jacket.

NOT included

  • Entrance fee to the reserve: C$100 foreigners, C$50 Nicaraguans or residents.
  • Local guide, available for US$20 (contact the operator after your booking).

Tips and Practical Information

  • Tour length: 4 hours or more.
  • Starting hour: 6 AM to 2 PM.
  • Starting point: from Hotel Barca de Oro Hotel 300 meters to the West.
  • Finishing point: from Hotel Barca de Oro Hotel 300 meters to the West.
  • Minimum age to participate: 18 years old.
  • Minimum participant to book: 1 people.
  • Maximum participant for tour: 12 people.

Departure place(s)

Las PeƱitas Communitiy, from Barca de Oro Hotel 300 meters to the West

Departure time(s)

  • 6.00 AM
  • 7.00 AM
  • 8.00 AM
  • 9.00 AM
  • 10.00 AM
  • 11.00 AM
  • 12.00 PM
  • 1.00 PM
  • 2.00 PM


Participants Price
2 US$ 14.00 per person
3 US$ 14.00 per person
4 US$ 14.00 per person
5 US$ 14.00 per person
6 US$ 14.00 per person
7 US$ 14.00 per person
8 US$ 14.00 per person
9 US$ 14.00 per person
10 US$ 14.00 per person
11 US$ 14.00 per person
12 US$ 14.00 per person

Terms and Conditions

General Conditions Volcano Adventure Nicaragua

Cancellation Without Penalty:
Cancellations made before the beginning hour of the tour will not incur in any penalties.

Cancellation Penalties:
In case of no-use of the reserved service, 50% of the total reservation amount will be charged. These amounts will be additionals to the 10% reservation (no refundable) already payed to assure the booking.