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El Limon Waterfall Tour
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El Limon Waterfall Tour

Set among a tropical rainforest, El Limon Waterfall is one of the Dominican Republic's jaw-dropping sights to behold. But what makes it so special is the journey there, high up into the rainforest with the mountains looming over you, which you'll do on horseback. Then once you reach the falls, you'll have free time to take a dip in the natural pool that forms below.

free cancellation
Duration from 2 hours to 4 hours
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Buggy Tour Across Countryside & Beach
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Buggy Tour Across Countryside & Beach

Known for its caves, mangroves, tropical rainforests and nature, Las Galeras is a must-see. This excursion will give you a taste of local life, with tours of typical plantations and its natural treasures, combined with the adrenaline rush of a buggy ride.Setting off on a 1 hour buggy trip from Beach Hotel Grand Paradise Las Galeras, you'll take in the impressive surroundings of the town of Las Galeras. Here you'll take a tour of a typical house and cocoa, banana and coffee plantations (and more). We'll let you in on exactly how coffee, chocolate and cigars are made – you can't miss out.Not forgetting the lush vegetation, of course, you'll then set off for a 1-hour tour back to Las Galeras along the dirt roads, surrounded by glorious rainforest. If that wasn't enough, you'll even be able to hop on a boat and discover a natural treasure – Frontón beach, before heading back to the starting point.

free cancellation
Duration from 2 hours to 4 hours
Guided Tour
Dominican Beaches ATV Tour
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Dominican Beaches ATV Tour

These action-packed ATV tours will get you out and exploring in no time. The first option to Playa Rincon is all about showcasing one of the Dominican Republic's best beaches. You'll rev your way past cacao, coffee and pineapple plantations towards the beach, where lunch and a swim will be in order. Or, take the track less-travelled towards Playa El Valle, surrounded by tropical rainforest. You'll swim and explore a few other natural sites including Lulu waterfall and Rio San Juan. The final option sees you speeding away to Loma de Palmarito, and a typical Dominican house, then passing by Playa Cana and Playa Moron for a swim and a sunbathe.

free cancellation
Duration from 4 hours to 8 hours
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Samana Zipline Tour
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Samana Zipline Tour

This all-in-one adventure puts you in the seat closest to Samana's natural beauty – the harness of a zipline. You'll start by boarding an open-sided, military-style truck for a journey up into the mountains for the day's main event. From a treetop replica pirate ship, you'll start your downward voyage by walking the plank and zip-lining your way through the jungle. You'll whizz your way along 12 lines up to 300m in length. The final stopping point is right by Lulu Waterfall. And you'll visit a typical Dominican homestead, where you'll have the chance to sample locally harvested coffee and cocoa.

free cancellation
Duration from 4 hours to 8 hours
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Zip lines & El Limon Waterfall Tour
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Zip lines & El Limon Waterfall Tour

Action and adventure in nature are what this jampacked tour is all about. You'll zoom along 10 zip lines in the Dominican rainforest during the morning before heading to the ranch for lunch. Then, in the afternoon, you'll hop on horse and follow a trail to El Limon waterfall. Bets of all, you'll be able to wade into the water for a swim.

free cancellation
Duration from 4 hours to 8 hours
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Samana Peninsula Buggy Tour
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Samana Peninsula Buggy Tour

Sightseeing around the Dominican Republic's Samana region just got an injection of adrenaline. Hop on a buggy for a tour of the region's best hits, including the chart-topping Playa Rincon plus lunch with a view at Monte Azul and relaxation time at La Playita beach.Christopher Columbus described Samana as ‘the fairest land on the face of the earth', and little has changed more than five centuries later. You'll rip-roar across the land, crossing rivers and scaling hills, to reach a typical plantation to begin with. Discover how coffee, chocolate and cigars are made, then rev your way to the famous Playa Rincon – one of the most beautiful beaches in the Dominican Republic.It's backed by thick palm forest and fronted by turquoise sea, which you'll get to enjoy for around an hour. Cool off in the emerald waters of Caño Frio river before heading up to Monte Azul restaurant, a TripAdvisor favourite, for lunch with views of the peninsula. It's then a quick 20-minute trip to La Playita beach, your final stop.

free cancellation
Duration from 4 hours to 8 hours
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Samana Bay Whale Watching Tour
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Samana Bay Whale Watching Tour

One of the most beautiful attractions in the Dominican Republic is the Samana humpback whale sanctuary, their natural mating and calving grounds. To see these large mammals breach the water is one of the greatest sights in nature. From January till March, you can see these active creatures frolicking in the Atlantic Ocean. Every year, up to 5,000 humpback whales return to Samana Bay and the surrounding waters to give birth and to mate. You'll hear the call of the male humpbacks' courting song and see the incredible displays from these enormous mammals, flippering and breaching, vying for the attention of the demure females.

free cancellation
Duration from 4 hours to 8 hours
Available in:

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Samana Safari Tour
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Samana Safari Tour

You simply cannot travel to the Dominican Republic without experiencing the 4x4 safari. This is your chance to ride in an open-air 4x4 to view the picturesque Dominican countryside. The guides will tell you about the culture, customs and daily way of life of the locals who live mainly without running water or electricity and you'll be invited into the home of a typical family out in the beautiful countryside. You'll taste delicious fruits and learn how they are farmed from seed to harvest, as well as sampling some other products from the area such as coffee, cacao, Mama Juana and the famous farmers' tea of Samana.

free cancellation
Duration more than 8 hours
Available in:

de, en, fr 

Cayo Levantado & Los Haitises Tour
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Cayo Levantado & Los Haitises Tour

Los Haitises is the most famous national park in the Dominican Republic. Heavy rainfall means it has hundreds of species of plants sprouting out of the ground. You'll find mangroves, bamboo, ferns and bromeliads that provide a habitat to many bird species. The park also has caves from the pre-Columbus era with paintings by native Tainos depicting faces and hunting scenes. You'll get to hear about their history and the culture. Next, hop on a boat to the tropical paradise of Cayo Levantado – a tiny islet in Samana Bay. You can help yourself to a buffet lunch and later enjoy the beautiful white, sandy beach and take a dip in turquoise waters.

free cancellation
Duration from 4 hours to 8 hours
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Safari Truck Ride with Lunch & Swim Stop at Playa Rincon
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Safari Truck Ride with Lunch & Swim Stop at Playa Rincon

Playa Rincon is one of the most beautiful beaches in the Dominican Republic. And that's saying something. Take a 4x4 safari over coconut covered hills and stop for a tour and tasting session at a coffee plantation. Then, fuel up with a Dominican buffet lunch, ready for an afternoon of swimming and snorkelling on Rincon's paradise white sands.

free cancellation
Duration from 4 hours to 8 hours
Available in:

de, en, fr 

Horseback Ride & Swim Stop
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Horseback Ride & Swim Stop

Pair a passion for adventure with your love of nature on a guided horseback ride to El Limón Waterfall – often named the most beautiful falls on the island. Saddled up with a horse that suits your skills, you'll trot through tropical scenery and work your way toward the falls where you can cool off in the cascading waters.

free cancellation
Duration from 2 hours to 4 hours
Available in:

de, en, fr 

Santo Domingo City Tour
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Santo Domingo City Tour

The oldest city in the New World is a fascinating mix of colonial charm and bustling modernity. Discover the Colonial Zone, which has a wealth of Spanish-era architecture with cobbled streets leading to plazas with palaces and churches. The sheer number of historical monuments meant its declaration as a UNESCO World Heritage Site was a mere formality. You'll visit the 500-year-old gothic cathedral – the oldest in the Americas – and the more recent vintage Columbus Lighthouse. Stroll along the pedestrianised Calle El Conde, head to the Plaza España and see the Alcazar de Colon before enjoying some free time.

free cancellation
Duration more than 8 hours
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