Excursions in The Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is a tropical paradise famous for its white-sandy beaches, tall palm trees and clear turquoise waters. This tourist place is very popular among those who are looking for a relaxing beach holiday. However, there are so many incredible places to visit and different activities to enjoy in this country.

Do you want to explore the real natural beauty? Enjoy swimming by the soaring rocks, see the space below the ground and even try to become an instagram star? If you are here, do not miss the chance to enjoy all the advantages of the Dominican Republic and especially excursions in Punta Cana in 2024.

Punta Cana beach

Punta Cana beach

1. Taino Cave Diving

If you are an experienced traveller bored of ordinary excursions, we are glad to offer you something different and unique in Punta Cana. Cave diving excursion is for you! Just imagine… There are so beautiful karst formations with brilliant stalactites and stalagmites immersed in the water… and you are diving in the cave through the tunnels that connect several underground lakes.

Diving in the cave is the most dangerous kind of scuba diving. You can both be under the water and under the ground. It sounds kind of exotic, doesn’t it? It is a subterranean abyss of unearthly beauty. It’s like an open space. Just imagine, you are floating in weightlessness, and the stardust is flying in your face. Like in a child’s sweet dream.

Scuba diving in Punta Cana

Scuba diving in Punta Cana

2. Helidosa Helicopter Tour

If you want to see the Dominican Republic at your feet, in all its beauty, book Helidosa Helicopter Excursion. A huge panoramic window of the helicopter creates the impression of visibility at 360 degrees. Everything is visible. Get a bird’s eye view picture of picturesque Dominican landscapes, grandiose waterfalls, tropical forests and rivers.

Helidosa Helicopter Excursions in Punta Cana

Helidosa Helicopter Excursion

3. Los Haitises National Park

Numerous excursions in Punta Cana take place in Los Haitises Park. This is a quiet bay composed of uninhabited islands, mangroves and caves. All this beauty can be seen if you take a boat tour. When you get to this park you will see miracle mangrove forest. Next, this tour includes a visit to the Cueva de la Linea cave.

This is a mystical place. Prior to the arrival of Europeans to the island, Indian shamans had been performing their rituals in the cave. The cave was abandoned approximately 600 years ago, but still you will see the walls covered with drawings of Indian deities. After sailing out of the cave you again can plunge into the unknown beauty of the national park Los Haitises and make sure that nature is the greatest designer.

Los Haitises National Park

Los Haitises National Park

4. Jaragua National Park

Here you can make an absolutely exclusive tour to the most pristine place of the Dominican Republic, Bahia de las Aguilas. The road to Bahia de las Aguilas is another landmark: a gentle blue sea and huge cliffs over it. It seems that the rocks hover over the water.

Bahia de las Aguilas is the longest beach of the Dominican Republic. Just think about the most perfect beach of the Dominican coast: there is no a single person, only you and incredible beauty around. It’s worth seeing!

Bahia de Las Aguilas tour

Bahia de Las Aguilas

5. Redonda Mountain

This mountain is a mecca for all instagrammers. Here you will find not only an amazing view over several lagunas, the sea and a valley, but also a perfect place to make some superb photos. The extreme swing to nowhere is worldwide known due to the tourists that visit this great spot to take pictures and then share them on instagram.

Come to enjoy this awesome view and to make fabulous photos that will surely get lots of likes on your instagram. Are you intrigued? Thus, check a tour to the Redonda Mountain.

Montana Redonda

Montana Redonda

6. Damajagua Cascade Waterfalls

Now, ask yourself: Would I like to see one beautiful waterfall or better 27 unique ones? We bet, you would certainly choose the second. Damajagua Cascade Waterfalls seem a labyrinth carved by the water in the rocks. As a result, it turned out to be a real natural water park with slides, pools and a cold shower. Thus, you should definitely experience this extreme, but very amazing and funny adventure.

27 waterfalls excursion in the Dominican Republic

27 waterfalls excursion in the DR

7. Saona Island and Altos de Chavon

You certainly should visit Altos de Chavon. Why? – You would ask me. So, have you ever seen captivating, man-made marvel in your life? Probably, not. That’s why you should discover this architectural wonder. The town is a 16-th century replica of a Mediterranean village perched high above The Chavon River.

Dominican artisans handcrafted  stone pathways, decorative iron works, furniture, etc. After visiting the village a catamaran cruise to the beautiful Saona Island is next planned. Here you will find one of the most attractive beaches in the Caribbean full of white sand, coconut palms and crystal clear waters.

Saona island and Altos de Chavón

Saona island and Altos de Chavón

8. Sunshine Cruise at Scape Park

If you have been dreaming so long about plunging into the world with numerous attractions ranging from adventurous and adrenaline-pumping activities to cultural and highly entertaining experiences – Scape Park is exactly what you need. The park is located in Cap Cana Resort, an exclusive destination in the east coast of the Dominican Republic.

Moreover, you will have unique trip on board a specious catamaran along the coastline of Cap Cana with delicious cocktails and fresh fruits. What a pleasure!

Sunshine cruise in Punta Cana

Sunshine cruise at Scape Park

9. Humpback Whales Watching Tour

Between January and March humpback whales come to Samana to reproduce in the waters of the Atlantic Ocean. You will witness something extraordinary: a mother playing with her offspring or a pair having a flirty dance… This impressive show will not leave you indifferent!

You will be particularly shocked when you see 40-ton males jumping up the water and falling down a few meters ahead. But fear not, you will be watching the show from a boat at the closest but safe distance. It is a fascinating and really exciting thing to watch.

Whales in Punta Cana

Whales in Samana

10. Macao Buggies Extreme Tour

Ladies and gentlemen, are you ready to start your engine? Let’s take buggies and go for a half day tour from a wild jungle to the calm coast and do not afraid of mud, because you will be distinctly and rapidly soiled in it. You can ride alone or with group, but whichever tour you choose, it will be an unforgettable moment in your life.

Xtreme buggy

Xtreme buggy in Macao

The Conclusion

So, here are 10 amazing excursions that will help you discover new Dominican Republic and from now you may change your attitude to ordinary tropical rest. Perhaps today it’s time for a new adventure, because to travel is to live. You can check and book the most interesting excursions in Punta Cana here.

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