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Punta Cana is a favorite getaway of jetsetters and those looking for a dreamy Caribbean island escape in the Dominican Republic. With impeccable beaches and a variety of outdoor activities, there's plenty to do and see. Here are our top picks near Punta Cana.

Saona Island — 35 miles (55 km) from Punta Cana
If you close your eyes and picture paradise, it may very well look like Saona Island (Isla Saona), the most popular day trip destination from Punta Cana. For a closer look, take a boat tour to see the white sands, palm trees, and turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea. Tours may also stop by a natural pool to see wildlife.

Catalina Island — 50 miles (80 km) from Punta Cana
Take a catamaran cruise along the coast to some of the country's top diving and snorkeling sites, where fish frequent the warm, clear waters. Equipment and opportunities to lounge on both the sands and the boat are typically included.

Los Haitises National Park — 85 miles (136 km) from Punta Cana
This remote coastal park was once off limits to visitors, but today, travelers are welcome when accompanied by a guide. The unspoiled natural beauty is full of mangroves, greenery, and wildlife that make for an excellent day out for any nature lover.

Santo Domingo — 118 miles (190 km) from Punta Cana
With a UNESCO World Heritage-designated Colonial Zone and beautiful lagoons, there is plenty of history, culture, and natural beauty to experience in Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic's capital city. Get an insider's look at the city with a sightseeing day trip that may visit Los Tres Ojos, the Cathedral of Santa Maria la Menor, and the Columbus Lighthouse.

Samana — 190 miles (307 km) from Punta Cana
Samana is a natural oasis of waterfalls, rainforest, and tropical islands. To get there, take in the scenery on the road between Bavaro Beach and Miches before boarding a boat to the area. Once on Samana, visitors can experience some of the best nature in the country via horseback riding, safari-type vehicles, and more.
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Full-Day Santo Domingo City Tour from Punta Cana

Full-Day Santo Domingo City Tour from Punta Cana

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Explore the oldest city in the Americas on this walking tour of Santo Domingo. During this full-day excursion from Punta Cana, follow your local guide to view some 5th century colonial monuments, Las Damas Street and Diego Columbus Alcazar, the first cathedral built in the new world. Stop by the National Presidential Palace, get fantastic views of downtown and watch a 4D movie about the history of the city. Lunch at a traditional Dominican restaurant and round-trip transportation from Punta Cana hotels are included.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.00
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Historical Santo Domingo Day Trip from Punta Cana

Historical Santo Domingo Day Trip from Punta Cana

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Explore the oldest city in the Americas on this walking tour of Santo Domingo. During this 10-hour excursion from Punta Cana, follow your local guide to view some 5th century colonial monuments, Las Damas Street and Diego Columbus Alcazar, the first cathedral built in the new world. Stop by the National Presidential Palace, get fantastic views of downtown and shop for souvenirs at the local markets. Lunch at a traditional Dominican restaurant and round-trip transportation from Punta Cana hotels are included.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$95.00
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From Punta Cana: Saona Island & Altos de Chavon Day Trip with Lunch and Open Bar

From Punta Cana: Saona Island & Altos de Chavon Day Trip with Lunch and Open Bar

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Explore the remarkable Altos de Chavon and dig your toes in the sand of Saona Island during this full-day excursion from Punta Cana. Walk through Altos de Chavon, a recreation of a 16th-century Mediterranean village perched above the Chavon River and frequently used as a film set. Travel to Saona island aboard a catamaran to relax on the white sand beach fringed with coconut palm trees. Enjoy a barbecue lunch of typical Dominican fare and an open bar.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$83.99
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Saona Island Paradise From Punta Cana

Saona Island Paradise From Punta Cana

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Experience the idyllic Saona Island on this full-day tour from the mainland via speedboat and catamaran. Zip out to the island on a fast boat, which ensures you have plenty of time to hang out and relax or participate in watersports. Cruise back aboard a sailboat, sipping drinks from the open bar and dancing to island rhythms. Hotel pickup and drop-off makes for an easy round-trip experience.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$63.00
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El Limon Waterfall and Bacardi Island Tour from Punta Cana

El Limon Waterfall and Bacardi Island Tour from Punta Cana

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See the varied countryside surrounding Punta Cana on this full-day excursion, including stops at waterfalls, beaches, and more. Combine sightseeing and adventure amid the natural attractions of the Las Cañitas for a hassle-free trip away from the city.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$169.00
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 Full Day Supreme Safari Punta Cana

Full Day Supreme Safari Punta Cana

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This tour allows you to see the 'real' Dominican Republic, outside the resorts. Choose from half-day or full-day tours aboard a safari truck helmed by a tour guide, driver, and bartender. Open bar and round-trip transportation from Punta Cana hotels are included; lunch included on the full-day tour.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.99
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 Santo Domingo 1-Day Tour from Punta Cana

Santo Domingo 1-Day Tour from Punta Cana

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During the tour that we will do in Santo Domingo, we will visit the main monuments and historical places of our country, so that you can learn about our origins, culture, and lifestyle. Our tour in Santo Domingo begins in the Los Tres Ojos National Park, then we make a stop at the Colon Lighthouse, where the remains of Admiral Cristóbal Colon rest. Then we will continue our tour of the new city of Santo Domingo and we will walk through the main streets and most important avenues, we will pass through the commercial area, Chinatown, and we will stop to take a photo at the presidential palace. from there we continue straight to the Malecón de Santo Domingo. After all the aforementioned, we will stop in the colonial zone, where we will enjoy a typical lunch, here we recharge the batteries, by then we will start the tour throughout this old city, where we will visit the first cathedral in America, calle las damas, plaza España.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00
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Saona Island Tour From Punta Cana with Lunch

Saona Island Tour From Punta Cana with Lunch

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Visit the tropical paradise of Saona Island during a day trip from Punta Cana—a great choice for travelers who want to experience multiple island highlights in one day. Board a speedboat and jet out to the island, stopping at a natural swimming pool where you can see starfish. Walk along the beach, swim in the azure waters, and relax on the white sand. Your tour includes lunch, open bar, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$80.00
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Monkeyland and Plantation Safari from La Romana

Monkeyland and Plantation Safari from La Romana

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Explore the Dominican countryside without getting lost on this day trip from La Romana, a great choice for nature lovers and first-time visitors. You’ll jump from tasting locally grown fruits, roasted coffee, and cocoa at a rural Dominican home to interacting in proximity to squirrel monkeys at Monkeyland, traveling between attractions with ease in an open-air safari truck. Plus, hotel pickup and drop-off from La Romana is included.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$79.51
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Saona Island Full-Day Tour from Punta Cana

Saona Island Full-Day Tour from Punta Cana

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Sail aboard a catamaran, zip through aquamarine waters on a speedboat and relax on idyllic Saona Island during this 10-hour excursion from Punta Cana. Visit Bayahibe, a traditional fishing village and your jumping-off point for your day's adventure. On the way to Saona, stop at the local natural pool to take a dip and opt to purchase drink from the swim-up bar. Upon arrival, choose to spend your time on Saona however you like: relax on the sugar-white sand, dance the merengue with your friendly crew or join in a beach volleyball game. A buffet lunch, open bar and round-trip transportation from Punta Cana hotels are included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$90.00
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Full-Day Tour to Saona Island by Sailboat

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Full-Day Tour to Saona Island by Sailboat

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Get to know the famous Saona Island, located in the eastern of the Island and bathed by the waters of the Caribbean Sea, Saona has become the most popular excursion of this destination, in a combination of catamaran and speedboat we will take you along beautiful coasts surrounded by coconut trees, Lush white sand beaches and warm turquoise waters, plus an all-inclusive program with drinks, Dominican buffet lunch and the company of a professional staff that will make your day a unique and unforgettable experience. • Fun speedboat ride in the morning • Discover the natural pool, a sandbar with crystalline waters in the middle of the sea for a free Cuba libre toast and if you have luck, you can take pictures with the starfishes. • Approximate time of 2.5 hours on Saona Island to bathe in its beautiful beach, rest, enjoy the entertainment and for lunch time and open bar. • Return in a beautiful sailing catamaran with open bar and animation on board (2hrs, approx)
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$64.40
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Saona Island Day Trip with Private Ground Transportation

Saona Island Day Trip with Private Ground Transportation

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Save time on vacation! Saona Island is certainly one of the best places to visit in the Dominican Republic and due to its popularity many people every day go to Saona to spend one day in paradise. This tour is very popular but, because of that, customers have to face many pick ups and drop offs from the different hotels, spending several hours on the bus. With this tour we offer you the chance to avoid this problem. In fact you're gonna reach Bayahibe (where the boats leave to Saona) in a private van, just for your group helping you saving at least 2-3 hours compared with the regular tour with the advantage of a late pick up (8:00am) and a early drop off (around 5:00pm). You'll have also a private guide just for you!
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$200.00
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Santo Domingo City - Full Day All Inclusive Tour

Santo Domingo City - Full Day All Inclusive Tour

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Visit Dominican Republic's capital: Santo Domingo and be amazed with its historical structures and culture! Santo Domingo is the oldest eurpoean stablishment and the largest city on Dominican Republic and the whole Caribbean. The activity begins by visiting "Los Tres Ojos" (The Three Eyes cave); then you will visit the house that was built by Columbus, the Saint Mary Cathedral and the Columbus Beacon. Plunge in the atmosphere of the oldest street of the New World.: Las Damas Street (Calle Las Damas), and experience the dominican market where bargains are infinite and where barter is amusing. A fabulous mixture of old and new with a touch of history embedded.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.00
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Dominican Republic Countryside Safari Tour from Punta Cana

Dominican Republic Countryside Safari Tour from Punta Cana

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Experience the diversity of Dominican countryside in an open-air safari-style vehicle during this guided tour from Punta Cana. Venture into the Anamuya Mountains, explore an old sugar plantation, watch locals hand-roll cigars and relax on the white sands of Macao Beach. There’s even time to horseback ride and savor a typical buffet lunch before visiting a Dominican family on this tour that showcases some of Dominican Republic’s rural character. All activities, tastings, lunch and round-trip transportation from Punta Cana hotels are included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$90.00
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Catamaran Day Trip to Saona

Catamaran Day Trip to Saona

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Travel from the resorts of Punta Cana or Bayahibe to the stunning island of Saona on this day-long tour that includes a catamaran cruise, swimming, sandy beaches, boat rides and an epic island paradise. It's the perfect way to escape the hustle of the city and enjoy the stunning beauty of Dominican Republic.
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  • 9 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$79.50
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Day Trip To Saona Island and Altos de Chavon From La Romana

Day Trip To Saona Island and Altos de Chavon From La Romana

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Head to Altos de Chavón to see a replica of a 16th-century Mediterranean village perched above the Chavón River. Admire the work of artisans from the Dominican Republic who crafted the village in detail. Board a catamaran and cruise to Saona Island and get back to nature in the government-protected reserve. Relax on the beach and top up your tan, or go for a swim. Explore the tropical surroundings at leisure and discover one of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean. Marvel at the white sand and coconut palms before a BBQ buffet lunch of typical island fare. Make use of the open bar and sample local drinks before you return to Punta Cana.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00
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Saona Island Paradise Beach Trip from Punta Cana

Saona Island Paradise Beach Trip from Punta Cana

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Spend the day swimming, and soaking up the sun on the beautiful Saona Island on this excursion from Punta Cana. After a 2 hours catamaran trip, arrive on the shores of Saona and spend the day how you would like. An open bar is available with unlimited drinks for guests and a delicious buffet lunch is set up to satisfy your hunger.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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Private Santo Domingo City Tour from Punta Cana
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Private Santo Domingo City Tour from Punta Cana

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Explore Santo Domingo, the oldest city in the Americas and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on a personalized day trip from Punta Cana. Wander the cobblestone streets of the historic Colonial Zone and visit Three Eyes National Park, the Columbus Lighthouse, and the National Presidential Palace, traveling between attractions with ease in an air-conditioned coach. Plus, lunch and hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 10 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$110.00
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Dune Buggie double with Cave & Beach from Punta Cana (Half Day)

Dune Buggie double with Cave & Beach from Punta Cana (Half Day)

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This half-day tour mixes several activities for an exciting day of sightseeing and riding all-terrain vehicles. On a two-seater quad bike, drive through local villages, visit Macao Beach, explore the countryside, and discover a natural cave where you can cool off with a quick swim. A local guide is on hand to answer questions about what you see.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00
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Saona Island Beach Day

Saona Island Beach Day

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Sail from Bayahibe to Saona Island aboard a catamaran for a leisurely day on the beach during this full-day tour. Go swimming, lounge on the beach, or take a dance class from the boat's crew. Return to Bayahibe via speedboat, stopping at the Natural Pool on the way back. Buffet lunch, unlimited drinks, and round-trip transportation from Punta Cana hotels included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.00
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Full-Day Catalina Island Snorkeling Tour from La Romana

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Full-Day Catalina Island Snorkeling Tour from La Romana

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Visit Catalina Island for swimming and snorkeling on a full-day boat tour from La Romana. After pickup from your hotel, board the 'Paradise' to meet your captain and staff of PADI-certified snorkel instructors. Make yourself comfortable during the 30-minute ride to 'the Wall', a snorkeling site that is home to a rich variety of marine plants and animals. Continue to a private beach on the west side of Catalina island for a delicious lunch prepared by an accomplished chef, and with an open bar on the boat. Spend the afternoon relaxing on the pristine beach or snorkeling off the shoreline. All snorkel equipment and round-trip transportation from La Romana hotels are included.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$72.00
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Half-Day Tour: Dominican Discovery Of a Culture

Half-Day Tour: Dominican Discovery Of a Culture

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If YOU want to go home with a more in depth understanding of the Dominican Republic then keep reading because our Cultural signature tour is a crash course in Dominican culture, wrapped up in an unforgettable Half-Day excursion in our private minivan with a/c.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.00
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Saona Island Private Small Group

Saona Island Private Small Group

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As times are evolving we are too. As social distancing is the best to protect yourself and protect others, small semi-private tours are the best option. This is a handpicked option for you, including all the protection ítems. The great thing about it is that only you and your people are coming to this option tour. Customize your own itinerary on this semi-private Saona Island tour from Punta Cana. Enjoy personalized attention from your guide and the ability to travel through Punta Cana. Travel from Punta Cana to Saona Island, a showstopper among the Dominican Republic’s off-shore islands. Get there with a quick and easy speedboat and return at a more leisurely pace aboard a spacious catamaran that includes music and an open bar. Start your all-inclusive, full-day outing with pickup at your hotel.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$680.44
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Small Groups Private Party Boat with Water Slide and Open Bar

Small Groups Private Party Boat with Water Slide and Open Bar

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Enjoy views of the Dominican Republic's east coast aboard a catamaran cruise from Punta Cana. Relax on board the boat and sip drinks from the open bar or take a turn on the water slide. Slip on provided snorkeling gear for a guided snorkeling tour of some of the area's best reefs at Cabeza de Toro. Snacks and fresh fruit provided.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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