Monkey Land Safari
Got a monkey-lover on your hands? They will never forget this excursion and this tour is the perfect choice for all ages. On this half day tour, you and the family will get up-close and personal with Hispaniola nature. Learn about flowers and fruit trees in a botanical garden. Go ahead and eat the fresh fruit straight from the branch, it’s encouraged. The highlight of the trip includes personal encounters with friendly squirrel monkeys. What makes the experience even better is interacting with them in their natural habitat which includes spectacular mountainous views. Plus, coffee addicts and chocolate lovers will be able to indulge on the coffee and cocoa plantation. Lastly, check out an ordinary day in the life of a local by visiting a local home.
Transportation to and from your hotel, entrance fee to Monkey Land, and bottled water are included in this excursion.
You don’t actually run on this excursion, but you are kept busy. This all day tour includes educational and culinary experiences. You will visit one local school to learn and see firsthand the Dominican educational program. Give a warm goodbye to the kids as you scoot off to horseback ride along the Anamuya Mountains. Learn from the locals and visit a native home that welcomes you with fresh fruits, local coffee, and cacao. Don’t be shy! These folks will enjoy a friendly chat with you before you’re off to Bavaro Runners Ranch. Here, you’ll recharge with a delicious Dominican buffet and panoramic views. Tobacco is a large part of the Dominican economy. Discover how cigars are made and the history behind the industry from one of the best producers in the world. Complete the tour by winding down at Macao Beach where you can sip a Cuba Libre or catch waves on a boogie board. A bathing suit, towel, walking shoes, sunscreen, and insect repellent are a must for this tour.
Round-trip transportation and a buffet lunch with beer, rum, soda, and water are included in this excursion.
Zip Line Adventure
After a 45 minute safari ride and a brief walk along garden trails, you will arrive at your first platform. In total, there are 16 platforms and 12 zip lines stretching across one mile of the Taino Anamuya Mountain range. You’ll see spectacular views of Anamuya Lake and the longest line is just shy of a half mile long. Calm your nerves knowing that expert guides and top of the line equipment are ready to take on your thrilling zip line adventure. A half day will fly by before you know it. Comfortable clothing is recommended and closed-toed shoes are required. Children must be 7 years or older.
Your zip-line adventure, fruit, soft drinks, guided instruction, and transportation to and from your hotel are included in this excursion.
Saona Island Catamaran
Step onto floating luxury via catamaran boat to Saona Island. This is a full day excursion among bright blue waters and velvet sand beaches. Enjoy a delicious buffet lunch on the beach and dancing lessons, if you’re up for it, all included in your tour. On your voyage back, cruise to a natural swimming pool by speed boat to cool down from the warm Caribbean sun. Here, you’ll interact with starfish and hopefully capture the special moment. This is the perfect Dominican Republic excursion for a vacationer whose heart is at the sea.
Three hours of island time isn’t the only worry free part of this excursion. Hotel pickup and drop off, the drive to the dock, the catamaran and speed boat ride, beverages, and lunch are all included in this excursion.
If you’re looking for something similar to the Saona Island excursion, but not quite as long and adults only, you’ll want to choose this excursion. Set sail along the Bavaro coast to snorkel along a reef bursting with colorful schools of fish. Once you’ve gotten your dose of Vitamin Sea, you’ll hop back on board to a full open bar for refreshing drinks. The catamaran will navigate you to an exclusive stilted restaurant where a Thai buffet lunch will be waiting for you. Your last stop will be at a natural pool where you’ll take one last relaxing dip.
Transportation to and from your hotel, snorkeling, lunch, and beverages are included in this excursion.