Private Arecibo Observtory & Birth of a New World Monument from Old San Juan

Private Arecibo Observtory & Birth of a New World Monument from Old San Juan

An MBTION VIP exclusive, this experience takes you to one of the newest wonders of our beautiful island: the Birth of a New World Monument in the so called Captain Correa's Village, Arecibo locally known as Columbus Statue, the tallest statue in North America.

Enjoy the private and personal attention from your driver/guide. You will be picked up at your hotel or cruise ship and set out on a 70 minute journey through the north coast to be transported to the Statue that commemorates the 5th century discovery of the new world.

After that you will be transported to the Arecibo Observatory, world's second largest radio telescope and home of NASA's CETI program. Learn about past, present and future space exploration from the Observatory interns and guides.

Tour length is 5 hours but you can add time at $125 the extra hour.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Birth of the New World Statue - Cristobal Colon Statue, Calle Los Bajas Int PR-6681, Arecibo 00612 Puerto Rico

Witness the Monument that conmemorates the 500 years of the Discovery of America, also the tallest statue of our hemisphere and fifth tallest in the world.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Arecibo Observatory, 53995 Caja, Arecibo 00612 Puerto Rico

Visit the 2nd largest radio telescope in the world and learns about the space exploration and search for life in the space done from here by NASA in a 90 minute tour offered by an observatory guide.

Duration: 2 hours

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"

Duration: 5 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
We pick at any hotel, port or AB&B in San Juan, Condado, Santurce and Isla Verde.

We pick up and Drop at other areas for an aditional fee.

Airport $25

Cataño $25

Rio Piedras $30

Guaynabo $30

Bayamon $30

Carolina $30

Toa Baja $40

Dorado, Loiza $100

Rio Grande $130

Manati $150

Traveler must provide pick up and dropoff details at booking time and inform any updates or changes 24hrs before tour time. If traveler fail to provide info before the shceduled time the tour will be marked as no show.

Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to no show, late or non-arrival of cruise ship.

All our vehicles are SUVs rated to comfortably seat 6, (6' tall adults), and offer real adult space in the third row (best third row in the SUV segment).

A maximum of 6 people per booking (Additional persons will ride in an aditional vehicle with a minimun of 2 passengers at the corresponding amount per passenger).

If your group is 4+ and have 4+ large luggage pieces an aditional vehicle for the luggage might be needed at additional $90 cost.

This activity operates rain or shine, except in the case of extreme weather events like hurricanes. Please wear comfortable clothing, tennis or hiking shoes, swimsuit and bring a towel and change of clothes.


  • Panamerican
  • San Juan
  • SJU

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


  • Entry/Admission - Birth of the New World Statue - Cristobal Colon Statue

Not Included

  • Observatory Admission
  • Entry/Admission - Arecibo Observatory


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