Visitor Activities


The Caribbean Islands NWR Visitor Center:

The Caribbean Islands NWR Visitor Center, located at the Cabo Rojo National Wildlife Refuge, offers the chance to learn more about the Caribbean Islands National Wildlife Refuges, local endangered species and ecosystems. Be amazed by the giant manatee hanging at the exhibit hall. There is a short movie (Spanish with English subtitles) to tell you more about the refuge's protection and conservation of local wildlife. The Visitor's Center also includes educational exhibits about the local flora and fauna.

For further information or to make group reservations, please call 787-851-7258, email:

Centro de Visitantes de los Refugios Nacionales de Vida Silvestre del Caribe:

El Centro, situado en el Refugio Nacional de Vida Silvestre de Cabo Rojo, ofrece una experiencia educativa para conocer más sobre los Refugios Nacionales de Vida Silvestre del Caribe, especies en peligro de extinción y ecosistemas locales. Se sorprenderán al ver un manatí gigante colgando del techo. Hay una corta película (en español con subtítulos en inglés) que cuenta más sobre la protección y la conservación de la vida silvestre local del Refugio. El Centro también provee exhibiciones educativas sobe la flora y fauna local.

Para reservaciones y/o información, favor comunicarse al 787-851-7258 o por correo electrónico:

Our educational programs focus on a wide variety of activities and facilities ranging from; talks, guided walks, and teachers workshops to exhibits, dioramas, and audio-visual presentation. Information, and brochures for your school projects are also available.

These programs are tailored to educate students and communities about wildlife resources and local conservation issues.

Educators, students (from K through high school) and the community at large are encouraged through these programs and facilities to get actively involved in restoring, and protecting the environment.

The Laguna Cartagena National WIldlife Refuge provides an excellent "outdoor classroom" for educational and recreational opportunities.

From climbing the 30 foot wildlife observation tower to watching the breathtaking views while enjoying both migrating and resident birds, to joining the Refuge staff on reforestation efforts.