Book Now 505 86499012
El Castillo, Rio San juan, Nicaragua

Canoeing & Kayaking tours Rio San Juan.

Connecting Lake Nicaragua with the Caribbean Sea is the majestic San Juan River, one of the most impressive rivers in Nicaragua. Ideal for a kayak or canoe adventures vacation.

From Montecristo River Eco Lodge paddling in a kayak or canoe the beautiful Sábalos River, Boca Negra, Poco Sol, Poco Solito, Santa Cruz, and  Bartola river.


en Bartola

canoeing Bartola river, Rio San Juan, Nicaragua

Most people use the canoes and kayak on the Sabalos River or for short trips around the Island in front of our lodge.  we charge for the fuel to take you to Sabalos River.


preparing for a trip down river in kayak

Our guests are welcome to take canoes or kayak all the way to el Castillo, is about 3 hours distance. But you must be responsible to bring back the kayak and gear; you do that, by paying the public boat about $5.00 per person with kayak, if there is no public boat we may charge a pick up fee of about $75.00 for a small group.


We do offer other option for the more serious adventurer; we either take them up the San Juan River, were the Rio Boca Negra joint the San Juan, for a trip in to the smaller river and then let them come either to Sabalos river or to our lodge. In this trip we must charge $40.00 to the group for boat fuel. This could be a half a day to a full day trip.

El Diablo Rapids at El Castillo

kayak white water devils rapid at el Castillo, Rio San juan, Nicaragua.

Kayak Rio San Juan Nicaragua.

Other popular place for a full day kayak trip is combining Rio Poco Sol, Poco Solito and the trip to El Castillo. Pick up charges apply, local guide about $30.00 per day.

It is possible to take the kayak all the way to San Juan Del Norte, but this is a few day trip, and require some planning for camping, is not recommended to everybody just to experience Extreme Adventurer.

kayak, Gladys y heimy

kayaking rio san juan

Canoe Trip Planning Guide to San Juan del Norte 160 Km of jungle river adventure tour.

Canoe fishing in Rio San Juan

You may used our canoes for fishing small game such as machacas, guapotes and mojarras, arround our lodge, at not cost to our guesst



Canoe trip planning guide

canoeing rio san juan

Canoeing & kayaking Rio San Juan Nicaragua