This accessible 3 Hour San Juan 3 Hour Driving Tour is a wonderful way to experience authentic Puerto Rican history, culture and landmarks. Explore the spectacular San Cristobal Fort, enjoy a panoramic driving tour of several historic Puerto Rican landmarks and explore the lower part of Old Town San Juan, Paseo de la Princesa.
Start your day by meeting your guide and accessible van at the San Juan cruise dock. From here, you will head out on a short drive to the first stop of your day, the historic Fort San Cristobal. Escorted by your tour guide, you will learn about Puerto Rico’s battles with the Spanish, English, Dutch and Americans, and the majestic military fortifications of the 16th through 20th centuries. Although the fort has steep ramps and stairs, you tour route here will follow step-free routes. The theatre and exhibition area are fully accessible and an elevator will take you to the main level of the actual fort.
After some time of exploration here, you will be picked up by your driver and accessible van and head out on a panoramic driving tour, experiencing some of the best historic landmarks of the city. From the comfort of your accessible van you will see the breathtaking El Capitolio, the famous Casa Olimpica and other popular highlights.
The final part of the day will be spent exploring the lower parts of Old Town San Juan with a leisurely stroll down Paseo De La Princesa. This beautiful boulevard is peppered with market stands and beautiful water views. Enjoy a fresh squeezed lemonade, admire the old fort walls and learn about the many statues and small exhibits along the boulevard.
Explore the historic San Cristobal Fort
Enjoy a panoramic highlight drive through Old Town San Juan
Stroll, admire and shop at the popular promenade in Old Town San Juan, Paseo de la Princesa.
Accessible San Juan Shore Excursion Photos
This accessible San Juan shore excursion uses a wheelchair accessible van with lift. You will encounter a few mild hills and uneven terrain in parts of the Old Town (note most of the Old Town is not accessible and will not be visited). Be advised that while visiting the Fort, your guide will lead you using wheelchair friendly routes. The upper floor is not accessible. Note - it may occur that the elevator is out of order, in this case, another solution will be suggested.
The accessible mini-bus is equipped with a wheelchair lift.
The San Cristobal Fort is one of the most accessible Spanish Forts in the Caribbean! An elevator has been installed to help wheelchair users get to the second level of the Fort. Ramps are available at the main entrance and back entrance. Throughout the accessible levels, you'll experience mostly flat surfaces. Some uneven areas. There are accessible restrooms available and the gift shop has a small ramped entrance.