The Best Excursions in Punta Cana

Punta Cana is a town located to the east of the Dominican Republic, in the province of La Altagracia. Exactly at the confluence between the Atlantic and the Caribbean, 200 km from Santo Domingo.

Punta Cana is undoubtedly one of the most sought-after destinations in the Caribbean. It is famous for its all-inclusive beaches and resorts where 50 km of paradisaical beaches extend. It is characterized by crystal clear water, soft white sands, and huge coconut palms.

From several cities in the Dominican Republic and the main capitals of the world. You can travel to Punta Cana on commercial flights arriving at Punta Cana International AirportThe main airport of the country is located about 30 km from Bávaro.

If you decide to come, I assure you that you will not regret it. Here is a list of tours and excursions you can do in Punta Cana:

Excursion to Saona Island:

Tthe most famous excursion in Punta Cana is the visit to this island, one of the largest islands in the Dominican Republic, famous for its dream beaches, where white sands, turquoise waters and coral reefs are found. In addition, Saona has several archaeological sites and caves of the Taino culture, as well as mangroves and coastal lagoons.

The excursion to Saona Island usually includes a full day, including the pick up at the hotel, the bus ride to the Bayahibe Port, and then embarks on a catamaran to Saona Island. In addition, many tours include the visit to the Canto Beach, considered the beast beach in Soana, and the so-called Natural Pool, which with a depth of no more than 1 meter, allows you to immerse yourself in an extraordinary marine biodiversity, including wonderful starts of Sea.

Excursion to Samaná Peninsula:

Semaná is one of the main ecotourism destinations in the Dominic Republic, with countless natural gems to visit. The main destinations that the tours cover correspond to the famous waterfall of 30 meters known as Cascada Del Limón (Lemon Waterfall) and the beautiful beaches of Cayo Levantado (Bacardi Island). Also between January and March, it is possible to admire the spectacle offered by humpback whales, which come to the coasts of the peninsula to reproduce.

The visit to Samaná requires a full day and given the distance, is one of the most expensive among the excursions in Punta Cana. Although there are options for land transportation and navigation, the most common access is through tours in small private planes that departing from the airport of Punta Cana arrive until the Airport Arroyo Barrill in Samaná.

Excursion to Blue Hole Cave and Iguabonita Cave:

these 2 tourist attractions are located in the Scape Park, a natural theme park located inside the Cap Cana Resort. Excursions to the park allow visiting the Iguabonita Cave and the Blue Cave, both sites of special beauty.

The Iguabonita Cave, on the one hand, allows the descent between networks of underground tunnels, discovering curious formations in limestone. At the Blue Hole Cave, meanwhile, it is possible to bath in the turquoise waters located at foot of a cliff 65 meters high. This excursion normally includes half-day, including the collection of the hotels and the transfer to the Scape Park.

Bravo Adventure Park:

located in the Bávaro area, it corresponds to a 44-hectare outdoor adventure park, with a variety of options for extreme sports, adventure activities and adrenaline experiences, including zorbing, zipling, climbing and an impressive flight simulator that allows you to fly 20 meters above ground level.

For those looking for less risky activities, the park also has a natural pool, ecological trails and a Jurassic Park with more than 40 dinosaurs on a real scale. Bávaro adventure park corresponds to other excursions in Punta Cana, which can be done independently or through tour operators, with a diversity of packages, ranging from 3 to unlimited attractions in one day.

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