Punta Cana Tours & Activities
Suggested Itineraries: Punta Can
If the southeast has the best beaches in the
DR, then Bávaro and Punta Cana have the best beaches of the
southeast. Punta Cana (Grey-Haired Point) is the easternmost tip
of the region and country. And though it’s the name many
travellers recognise, there are just a few resorts and a
beautiful seaside golf course here.
Several kilometres north, Bávaro is significantly more
developed, with more than 30 resorts plus the area’s best
options for independent travellers.
The Costa de Coco has the Dominican Republic's best beaches.
Postcards don't do justice to their pure white sand and
aquamarine water, with coconut palms reaching up into cloudless
That said, all beaches in the DR are public by law and although
hotels can and do restrict the use of their beach chairs and
umbrellas to hotel guests, it is perfectly okay to walk along
the water and set up your towel on the sand wherever you like.
Deep Sea Fishing in the Dominican Republic
Head out from Punta Cana and land anything from Wahoo to White
Marlin, Sailfish to Barracuda and more. A perfect way to spend a
day on the Caribbean.
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Sunset Cruise departing Punta Cana
Start your evening in Punta Cana on this cruise with music and
refreshments. Enjoy a breathtaking view of the coastline and the
horizon as you cruise out to the sunset.
Scubadoo Excursion from Punta Cana
means you don't need to wear a mask or mouthpiece. The air tank
and diving weights are on the motorized scuba bike. Travel along
the ocean floor and see why this island is so popular!
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Sunset Trip departing Punta Cana
Sit back, relax, and enjoy the calm waters of the Dominican
Republic on this marvellous Sunset Excursion. Nothing
matches the magic of a Caribbean sunset. Start your evening with
a sunset cruise and enjoy a breathtaking view of the coastline
that will stay with you forever. A perfect ending to a beautiful
day in paradise!
Deep Sea Fishing from Punta Cana
Sink a hook and catch a big one! Your captain will take you
where you need to go around Punta Cana. 'Deep Sea' or 'Big
Game' Fishing is extremely popular, as the variety and bounty of
game fish in the Punta Cana area is extremely rewarding.
Depending on the season you may land Wahoo, White Marlin,
Dolphin, Kingfish, Blue Marlin, Sailfish, Barracuda and more.
The captain and his crew know the right spots like the back of
their hands, and they have all the proper equipment. They just
need you to hook that Fish!
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Snorkel Excursion to Coral Reef from Punta Cana
You will visit one of the shallow reefs, protected from the open
ocean by its corals. An incredible abundance of colourful reef
creatures can be observed while safely floating in the crystal
Dominican Republic may be an interesting country as far as
culture and vegetation is concerned, but its biggest attraction
is UNDER THE SEA. Our daily excursions will bring you to this
Glass Bottom Boat
Glass Bottom Boat has two windows in the bottom of the boat
offer a spectacular view of the ocean depths. As you cruise
along the finest coral sand coastline, you will see spectacular
coral reefs, abundant tropical fish and other marine life.
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Santo Domingo City Tour from Punta Cana
Take a sightseeing tour of the oldest city in the Americas!
Santo Domingo is a city rich in history. Take this city
sightseeing tour of Santo Domingo, departing from Punta Cana!
This is an enjoyable cultural day out, giving you the
opportunity to explore the capital city of Dominican Republic.
Santo Domingo is the oldest city in the Americas, don't miss
your chance to take this tour and discover the rich history.
Visit the house built by Columbus, the Cathedral and see the
Christopher Columbus lighthouse. Soak up the atmosphere of the
oldest street of the new world' Calle las Damas' and experience
a Dominican market where the bargains are endless and bartering
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Saona Island by Catamaran from Punta Cana
Prepare yourself to be whisked away to exotic Saona Island for a
day of doing whatever you please! Relax. Saona evokes all
the images of that exotic paradise we all have dreamt of white
sandy beaches, coconut palms, crystal clear turquoise waters and
above all the special Dominican touch that makes for an
unforgettable day: smiles, rum and merengue!
This will include a cocktail at the amazing 'Natural Pool'
lagoon, rich in starfish. A barbecue lunch will be served
buffet-style under the shade of the palm trees right on the
superb deserted beach of Saona. What follows is up to you:
lounging, beach games and entertainment, an introduction to
merengue dancing or exploration of this undeveloped island.
For your return, you will board impressive catamarans for a
memorable sailing voyage complete with musical entertainment and
unlimited drinks. This is undoubtedly the best recipe for a day
of total relaxation and beautiful photo souvenirs.
Country Adventure Safari from Punta Cana
Discover the ancestral traditions of the Dominican people. You
will travel in the direction of one of the most beautiful
regions of the Dominican Republic, where you will visit a
typical country house and taste the local specialties at a local
cafe! You will also have the chance to mingle with the locals at
the next stop, at an elementary school 'La Seiba'. This
Safari will then pass by sugar cane plantations and then you
will make a visit at a cigar museum. After a scenic ride through
the countryside you will arrive at a 'finca' where you will be
able to see and sample fruits and plants such as vanilla, cafe
(coffee), cacao and sweet lemon. After a true Dominican
lunch consisting of many typical dishes, you have the option to
take a fresh dip into the clear waters of the river located on
the same 'finca', go horseback riding or just take a rest in one
of the 'hamacas'. On the return, you will visit a local
store 'colmados' where you will have the opportunity to shop for
native products like rum or coffee at very attractive prices.
As a final touch, you can enjoy a refreshing swim at the Playa
(Beach) of Macao.
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Punta Cana Monster 8 Wheel Truck Excursion
Experience the reality of the Dominican countryside aboard 8
Wheel, all-terrain trucks.Come and join in on this unique and
very popular safari on fantastic 8 x 8 trucks! Enjoy an
all inclusive full day out with professional guides while
exploring the unspoiled Dominican countryside. See breathtaking
landscape while going through backcountry roads, crossing
rivers, streams and sugar cane fields! Visit small
colourful villages and see how the local people live, their
typical homes and a school. Take some time to taste the locally
brewed Dominican Coffee. Enjoy a great buffet. Have a refreshing
swim in a natural river. Stop at many photo stops with great
views. Enjoy an open bar all day!
Kontiki and Calypso from Punta Cana
Jump onboard the Kontiki, a two story catamaran and get ready to
party on water! You will be greeted by the friendly crew on
board the double-decker catamaran that is based in Bavaro, and
your afternoon of fun begins! As you set off on a
leisurely sail down the coast, take the opportunity to catch
some sun and enjoy the sea breeze. You will have the
opportunity to go snorkelling and feed the fish in the crystal
clear waters of the Caribbean! First time snorkelers are also
welcome as training is provided for those who need it. All
equipment is provided. Once back onboard, the party
begins! Enjoy dancing to reggae, merengue and old disco
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Punta Cana's Tropical Storm
Picture yourself relaxing under the sun in a natural swimming
pool, spending some time snorkelling. You board the
Tropical Storm and enjoy a slow and relaxing sail from Punta
Cana, over the crystal clear aqua waters of the Caribbean, along
the coastline of Bavaro, to the area where you will be spending
this unforgettable day. You will head to the natural
swimming pool where you will have time to relax, swim or explore
the virgin beach! Don't miss this chance to swim amongst the
rainbow of coral and colourful fish! Later you can enjoy a drink
at one of two floating bars!
Aquatic Speedboat Tour from Punta Cana
Take a day out to truly discover the beauty of the Dominican
Republic's surrounding waters! Experience the adventure of
driving your own speedboat in the turquoise sea of the Caribbean
on this half-day excursion! Once the intended destination
is reached, jump out for some snorkelling! At this beautiful
spot you will see underwater coral, fish and sea life of all
colours. The snorkelling conditions are excellent, all equipment
is included and training is provided for those who need it - too
easy! The Aquatic Tour Team will direct you to the main points
of interest to ensure you see all that the underwater world has
to offer! Once back on the platform, soft drinks are
provided to refresh you for the drive back to the beach.
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Sea-aquarium Adventure from Punta Cana
This is the easiest and most comfortable way to explore
underwater! It is as simple as walking and breathing. Imagine
being able to discover a sunken submarine, rainbow coloured
reefs, sting rays and sharks. On this Sea-aquarium
Adventure you will discover a submarine wreck, reefs, sting
rays, sharks and a great variety of colourful fishes! Imagining
discovering all this without even getting your hair wet, you
even can do it with your prescription glasses on!
Marinarium Shark and Ray Experience from Punta Cana
Discover the beauty of the underwater world as you snorkel and
swim along the biggest coral reefs. You begin with a slow
coastal cruise to the Marinarium location! After an
interesting introduction to the native marine life you will
receive snorkelling equipment and all the security instructions
by the Marinarium Park supervisors. You can then swim and
dive along the coral reef to a shark cave where you can enjoy an
adrenaline packed time with nurse sharks and sting rays! It's
not often you get the opportunity to swim amongst the bigger
creatures of the deep!
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Renova Spa: Sweet Caribbean Spa Package Dominican Republic
Unwind, relax and invigorate your senses while vacationing in
the Dominican Republic. At Renova Spa you'll find a wide range
of services that can enhance your vacation in very special ways.
Spa programs are designed to provide splendid comfort and
relaxation through treatments, therapy and advanced body care.
PADI Discover Scuba Diving Punta Cana
PADI Open Water Diver Punta Cana
PADI Scuba Diver Punta Cana
Experience the beauty and adventure waiting beneath the waves.
This course is a quick and safe way to discover scuba diving.
You discover excitement and adventure, freedom and serenity.
Nothing compares to the 'weightless' exhilaration of breathing
underwater. Only a diver knows the feeling!
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Bavaro Water Fun Package - The Scubadoo, Glass Bottom Boat and
Snorkel Excursion to The Island Catalina from Punta Cana
The Caribbean Sea, with clear turquoise water is perfect for
snorkeling and diving (certified divers can book dives at
additional costs). We stop directly above a coral reef so that
you can enjoy the best Caribbean underwater view. After the
amazing impressions of the colorful sea life, you will have
lunch on the white beach of the Island of Catalina. The crew
will be pleased to provide you with beverages throughout the
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A once in a life time opportunity to cruise along the Bavaro
coastline and head into the crystal clear waters just off the
coast. Marvel at the sharks and rays on the snorkeling
tour as they swim along the ocean bed. These creatures are among
nature's most gracious predators, gliding carelessly underneath
you as you admire their absolute beauty in a safe and supervised
snorkeling tour - an experience not to be missed! After
that amazement you can sit back, relax and be entertained or
join in the dancing with the professionals and the Caribbean
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Catalina Island and River Cumayasa
Off the Dominican Republic coast lies the beautiful Island of
Catalina, fringed with isolated beaches. An adventure to
remember! A combination of bird watching along the River
Cumayasa and snorkelling with the tropical fish on Catalina
Island. Catalina Island is renowned for her exceptionally
clear waters and wide variety of colourful marine life.
Travelling along the coast you will find isolated beaches,
idyllic coves and rugged cliffs. An abundance of wildlife may
also be spotted on the Island, including buffalo and mule deer
on the hillsides, and bald eagles crossing the sky. Whales,
dolphin, flying fish and sea lions can also be spotted when
travelling around off the coasts of the Island. The trip
along River Cumayasa will put you among some wonderful
riverbanks, where you will enjoy spotting the various species of
birds in the trees. You might even be lucky enough to spot other
wildlife amongst the beautifully fringed riverbanks! A
delicious buffet lunch is served at a typical Dominican ranch
and in the afternoon some Wild West activities are on offer,
including horseback riding or carriage riding.
Samana Whale Watching
A once in a lifetime experience to witness these incredible
mammals in their natural habitat. You will see displays of
flippering, tail bobbing, and breaching by the most active
species of great whale in the Atlantic. Afterwards, you will be
taken to the island of Cayo Levantado, more commonly known as
Bacardi Island, for a sumptuous Dominican lunch followed by
relaxation on the white powdery sands and in the aqua marine
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Santo Domingo City Tour
Who would have thought that the Dominican Republic is home to
the oldest city in the Americas. Explore the oldest city
in the Americas and the first capital of the New World - Santo
Domingo! Visit the house of Christopher Columbus' son, the
oldest Cathedral in the New World and Calle las Damas, the
oldest street in the Americas. The capital city is a
fusion of ancient architecture with modern developments,
offering some wonderful photo opportunities, as your guide
points out all the places of interest, giving you interesting
facts about such an old city! For the bargain hunters time
for shopping in El Conde is not to be missed!
11 December 2007
by Valerie Stapley/Richard