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San Juan Del Sur - Masaya Volcano & Catarina View Point

Be amazed by the still-active volcano at Masaya Volcano National Park and enjoy an amazing view of the Apoyo Lagoon at the Catarina view point.

  • Visit Masaya Volcano National Park
  • Peer into the volcano's crater and see rising steam
  • Enjoy vista of Apoyo Lagoon and Lake Nicaragua
  • Discover the unique marketplace at Catarina
  • Difficulty level

    Level 2: Easy

  • Duration


  • Min. passengers


  • Booking code


  • From

    74 €

  • Notices

    Comfortable walking shoes and light clothing are recommended

Board your air-conditioned transportation for the drive to Masaya. The bus will take you near the active volcano's crater where you can view steam rising from the fumaroles. The area around the volcano is covered by a dry forest with distinctive wildlife and vegetation which is explained by the guide.

On the way back to the ship, a stop is made at Catarina Overlook for a picture of Apoyo Lagoon, Granada, and Lake Nicaragua. At Catarina, you will find a unique market where it’s possible to purchase handmade leather products, beautiful embroidered clothing, wood carvings, music, books, ceramics, Indian art, and hundreds of other items.


  • Duration: 5h45
  • Language: English
  • Remarks/requirements: Comfortable walking shoes and light clothing are recommended
  • Walking information: Moderate walking on course or uneven ground
  • Wheelchair accessible: Yes - San Juan del Sur is a tender port, if the guest can handle the tender operation he/she will be able to take part of the tour. Foldable wheelchairs can be stored in the bus luggage compartments.
  • Minimum pax: 25