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Casa Bacardi Visitor Center

Bacardi Distillery Tour - Puerto Rico

With just a short, Catano Ferry / San Juan Ferry across the San Juan Bay to the neighbouring town of Cataño and a $3 taxi ride, you can enjoy a free tour of the Casa Bacardi.  You can enjoy a variety of interesting tours, see below.  The ferry ride there and back is very scenic, especially later in the day during sunset.  Following are tours available, advanced reservation are required for various tours, you can book online at the official website.

Historical Tour

(45 minutes) Tour at the Bacardi Visitor Center

  • Monday to Saturday from 9:30am to 4:30pm (Leaving every 15 minutes)
  • Sunday from 10:00am to 4:30pm (Leaving every 15 minutes)
  • Entrance Fee: $15.00 + tax for adults and minors under 18 years free
  • Maximum capacity 45 people per tour
  • Payment in advance is required for reservation.
Tour details: 
  • Some historical facts about the sugar cane.
  • Pirates
  • Significance of the bat
  • Historical facts about the Bacardi Family, our company, and specific family members.
  • Production process
  • Classic cocktails History

Rum Tasting Tour

Approximately 90 minutesTour at the Bacardi Distillery

  • Days / Hours: Every day from 10:00am to 4:00pm (Leaving every hour)
  • Entrance Fee: $45.00 + tax
  • Participants must be 18 years and over
  • Maximum capacity: 25 people per tour
  • Payment in advance is required for reservation.

Tour details: 
  • Barrels their use and what we accomplish with them
  • Significance of the bat
  • Classic cocktails history
  • Observation deck – View of Old San Juan and El Morro Fort from Bacardi.
  • Rum production
  • Anaerobic treatment system
  • Rum Tasting – profile of our premium rums

Mixology Tour

Approximately 90 minutes – Tour at the Bacardi Distillery

  • Days / Hours:  Every day from 10:30am to 4:30pm (Leaving every hour)
  • Entrance Fee: $45.00 + tax
  • Participants must be 18 years and over
  • Maximum capacity – 45 people per tour
  • Payment in advance is required for reservation.

Tour details: 

Barrels their use and what we accomplish with them

  • Significance of the bat
  • Classic cocktails history
  • New products profile
  • Observation Deck
  • Rum production
  • Anaerobic treatment system
  • Preparation of our Classic Cocktails: Mojito, Daiquiri, Cuba Libre

Private Rum Tasting with Food Pair Tour

Approximately 90 minutes. Participants must be 18 years and over

  • Days / Hours: Monday to Friday at 1:30pm
  • Entrance Fee: $65.00 per person + tax
  • Reservation is required 24 hours in advance with a minimum of 6 participants and maximum
  • of 14 participants per group.  It will depend on availability.
Tour details: 
  • Historical facts about the sugar cane.
  • Pirates in the Caribbean
  • Significance of the bat.
  • Historical facts about the Bacardi Family, our company, and specific family members.
  • Production process
  • Classic cocktails History
  • How the aromatic esters the rums profile creates a balance with certain ingredients used to prepare four sample dishes.
  • How they interact with each other flavor and aromas.
  • Map of Ferry Passenger Terminals & Bacardi Distillery

Driving to Bacardi: If you have a rental car and prefer to drive, take PR-22 west out of San Juan for about 3 miles to the Cantaño exit, Road 165.  Drive approximately 2 more miles (you’ll see the plant in the distance off to the right) and turn right at the Intersection with Road 888, at the Bay View Industrial Park in Cantaño.  Turn left at the Bacardi entrance and continue for approximately 1/2 mile to the visitor parking lot.

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Ferry to Catano for Bacardi Distillery Tour

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Old San Juan Ferry to Cataño for Casa Bacardi Distillery Tour: 18.463181, -66.113056
Barcardi Distillery (Casa Bacardi) Tour: 18.457811, -66.139766
Cataño Ferry Terminal to Old San Juan: 18.443665, -66.116710

More information on the Cataño / Old San Juan ferry.

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