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About Yokahú Kayak Trips

Our Guides:

Yokahú Kayak Trip’s staff are trained to make your adventure an
unforgettable one! 

Your tour guides will be:

  • Bilingual
  • More than 2 years experienced
  • Certified by the U.S. Coast Guard
  • Certified by the DRNA, (Departamento de Recursos Naturales Ambientales de Puert Rico), “Department of Natural and Environmental Resources of Puerto Rico”
  • CPR licensed
  • Marine Biologist Knowledge
  • Customer Service Trained
  • Certified by the American Canoeing Association (ACA) and Aire Libre Inc. (CPR and Kayak Risk Management)
  • Customer Service Trained

Also, our friendly and professional staff carries radio communications, flashlights, and specialized lights during the tours. These lights will let you recognize tour guides any moment at any place. They also allow the guides to be informed of the movement and performance of all our guests and allow the opportunity to assist you any time you need it.

You will discover the treasures of the island in a safe, fun, and eco-friendly way!

Our Equipment:

Don’t you feel how to swim? Is this your first time paddling?
Do you feel you are too big for this activity?

This is the tour you have to take!!!

With Yokahú Kayak Trips Inc., you will discover the treasures of the islands in tandem ocean kayaks that are renovated yearly. We provide the highest quality model with ergonomic backrest for better control, performance and comfort.

Even paddlers with large body types, long legs, or with limited flexibility will have a great opportunity to relax and enjoy the gliding ride in our calm waters!! We use different sizes of kayaks that can hold up to 450 lbs. This also helps our beginner or inexperienced guests paddle with a stable and fun kayak!

For safety, we require guests to wear a U.S. Coast Guard approved life jacket, perfect for non-swimmers. Different sizes are available for the comfort of all our guests. Also, you will receive whistles and our blinking water proof lights, which will help you identify your group during the whole tour.

No more worries! Our professional and attentive staff are pleased to immediately help when you need or request assistance.

Our History

Yokahú Kayak Trips, Inc. has more than 10 years of experience delivering excellent tours and services in kayaking, snorkeling, hiking and other nature adventures.

Inspired by our roots, we named our company “Yokahú” which means the “Good God” of our native Taíno Indians, the “good people”. Some legends said that “Yokahú” used to sit on the top of the highest point of “El Yunque National Rain Forest” to provide surveillance to the natives. More than 500 years ago, Taínos used handmade canoes, which sometimes fitted 10 or more people, as a navigation method to fish. Nowadays, at Yokaú Kayak Trips, we use modern equipment to entertain, teach and remind us of the way of our ancestors.

Yokahú Kayak Trips’ president, Luis Méndez, is a nature and history lover raised in Las Croabas, Fajardo where the Bio-Bay “Laguna Grande” is situated. Inspired by the impressive phenomenon surrounding his home, he decided to chair this company and show the world the treasures he knows like the palm of his hand.

Teaching our locals and tourists about Puerto Rico’s treasures is our main purpose. What is our valuable asset? Our Environment and Natural Resources. That is the reason we only use kayaks and eco-friendly approved equipment. We conserve and protect as we continue to share our passion and knowledge of nature and tourism and our interest of exploration of the environment.