Activities on the Paria Peninsula
• Scuba diving in the Caribbean at one of several different beaches including, but not limited to: Medina Beach, Puipuy Beach and Cangua Beach.
• Scenic coastal drives along San Juan de Las Galdonas to get a good view of the area’s natural landscape.
• Hikes through the montane and premontane wet forests of Cerro del Humo and Santa Isabel to view some of the local flora and fauna.
• Visit the Turtle Research and Conservation Project on the Paria Peninsula.
• Snorkeling along the coast to view the marine life and its natural habitat.
• Fishing along the coast for a variety of different fish species.
• Sunbathe on the beach, sail along the coast and windsurf in the ocean.
• Take a boat trip to a secluded island for the day; visit the area’s local hot springs.
• Take a night tour to the Guacharo Caves to witness the famous birds.
• Take an off-road jeep tour or take a boat tour to Los Testigos Island to snorkel in a more secluded area.
Additionally, participants have the opportunity to visit a reserve for buffalo conservation and the rehabilitation of the natural resources. Such conservation efforts are to ensure that the buffalo and other natural resources will be in existence for future generations. A project is also underway for the sustainable development of the Paria Peninsula to maintain the quality of life for the local people and to prevent unacceptable changes to the natural resources. There are also opportunities for tourists to visit the Turuepano National Park, a refuge for the local Manatees.