Culebra National Wildlife Refuge

The Culebra Wildlife Sanctuary is the perfect place for hiking, snorkeling, or any kind of nature excursion. With the protected status of the area, you are likely to see at least a good number of native animals and plant-life of the island. It is a particularly good spot for anyone looking to see some of the tropical birds of the area.


Culebra National Wildlife Refuge is found toward the center of the island of Isla de Culebra; it is to the east of Culebra Pueblo.

Culebra Island is removed from mainland Puerto Rico, and you will need to take a ferry or charter boat for the most direct route. An alternative is to fly to the island, as there is a small airport. From the main city of Culebra, you can take any main road due East to reach the refuge.

Nearby Restaurants

There are many dining options to select from in the region near this wildlife reservation. The most frequented nearby eatery to Culebra National Wildlife Refuge is Cafe Isola, a great location to eat at on your way to spending time at the nature preserve. Also close-by, you and your companions will have restaurants including El Oasis Pizzeria and Morgans Ice Cream Shop so if you're lucky, at least one of these nearby eateries will placate the whole entire party.

Nearby Attractions

Those who are a fan of wildlife reservations, and have the energy to view some others, should consider going to Culebra National Wildlife Refuge's Luis Pena Cay and Culebra Nature Reserve; the first and closest of which is three miles to the west of this wildlife reservation. Additional local attractions include Culebra Museum, which is a quarter mile away Isla de Culebra. Furthermore, you can consider checking out Culebra Museum of History, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

A wildlife reservation is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's more to visit in Puerto Rico. The following list contains attractions that are nearby.

Attractions Near Culebra National Wildlife Refuge
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location Island
Culebra Museum Museum 0.2 mi. (2.0 km) S 1.2 mi. East of Culebra Pueblo Isla de Culebra
Culebra Museum of History Museum 0.4 mi. (2.2 km) SSE 1.4 mi. East of Culebra Pueblo Isla de Culebra
Flemenco Tank Historic Site 2.9 mi. (3.6 km) WNW 2.2 mi. Northwest of Culebra Pueblo Isla de Culebra
Culebrita Lighthouse Other Attraction 3.7 mi. (7.9 km) E Culebrita Culebrita

More Information


The refuge is open daily from sunrise to sunset.

Location: Culebra Pueblo, Isla de Culebra


(787) 742-0115


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