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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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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$169.00
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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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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$95.00
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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 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
  • Taking safety measures
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$63.00
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Outback Cultural Adventure Tour from Punta Cana

Outback Cultural Adventure Tour from Punta Cana

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Get off the beaten path in the Dominican Republic during this 8-hour adventure trip exploring the country’s idyllic farms. Experience life for Dominican locals during a family visit at a country home. Then stop by Dominican farms that produce coffee, coconuts and cacao, and observing local wildlife at a nearby ranch. Relax, swim, cool off in the refreshing waters of the Anamuya River, or float on one of the tubes available. A buffet lunch, an open bar, water and round-trip hotel transport are all covered.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.00
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$200.00
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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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$90.00
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Day Trip to Saona Island and Altos de Chavon

Day Trip to Saona Island and Altos de Chavon

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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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 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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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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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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Saona island

Saona island

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Because is the best tour to enjoy vacation in the dominican Repúblic.in that tour you will have animacion,guide,discovery of the beautiful island
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$71.76
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$99.00
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$69.17
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Samana Day Trip Eco-Tour

Samana Day Trip Eco-Tour

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Explore the Samana Peninsula in a single day from Miches on this comprehensive tour. With all transportation provided, this multi-stop tour is easy; you just sit back and relax, enjoying the scenery and your guide's commentary as you travel. Highlights include a stops at Bacardi Island and the Limon Waterfall, as well as a typical Dominican buffet lunch.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$133.00
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$80.00
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Saona Island Day Trip ( Full Day)

Saona Island Day Trip ( Full Day)

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We're taking YOU to the Super-Star of off-shore islands in the Dominican Republic. Think Sun, Sand, Booze, Boats and Bikinis! You can thank us later but for now let us tell you about the ridiculously beautiful Saona Island... The first tourist boat to dock at Saona was Christopher Columbus in 1494 and Saona has not ceased to amaze visitors for the last 500+ years!
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$80.00
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Half-Day Tour: Dominican Discovery Of a Culture

Half-Day Tour: Dominican Discovery Of a Culture

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Discover the history and culture of the Dominican Republic during this private tour. Visit the 500-year-old city of Higuey and visit the Basilica of Our Lady of Altagracia, the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese in the country. You also have the chance to swim at the beautiful Macao Beach and learn about Dominican traditions from your guide.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.41
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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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Santo Domingo Colonial Zone Private Day Tour

Santo Domingo Colonial Zone Private Day Tour

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Benefit from personalized attention and private round-trip transportation on this full-day private tour of Santo Domingo from Punta Cana. Skip the hassle of renting a car and figuring out directions on this day trip, accompanied by a private guide. See the highlights of Santo Domingo's 500-year-old Colonial Zone, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on a flexible tour accompanied by engaging commentary from your guide.
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  • 11 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$975.00
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Private Higuey Cultural Tour from Punta Cana (Half-day)

Private Higuey Cultural Tour from Punta Cana (Half-day)

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See one of the oldest churches in the Americas and tour the Basilica of Our Lady Altagracia on this popular tour of Higuey from Punta Cana. Experience the beauty of this colonial landscape and follow your expert guide through city streets, residential areas and key landmarks as you learn about the culture, people and history that make this town unique.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$275.00
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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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$73.60
$80.00
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$65.00
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