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8 Best Tours In The Dominican Republic For Thrill Seekers

8 Best Tours In The Dominican Republic For Thrill Seekers
Karla
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Going on vacation is even more exciting when you push your limits and experience things you’ve never done before. Thrill seekers are willing to think outside of the box and jump into situations that give them an adrenaline rush. In the Dominican Republic, there are many of these kinds of activities available. Here is a list of the top 8 tours to fit the needs of adventurous thrill seekers.

1. Go for some all day snorkeling at Catalina Island (From 85 USD)

All day snorkeling

This tour begins with a catamaran ride to Catalina Island, a private paradise complete with a breathtaking beach as well snorkeling and diving opportunities. The unique marine life can easily be seen through the crystal-clear water while snorkeling. Guests can also enjoy an open bar with unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks on the beach. A Dominican style chicken and pork barbecue are also provided during the 9-hour beach day. Lobster is available in the VIP package.

All day snorkeling at Catalina Island

Duration: 9 hours

Departure: Any hotel in Punta Cana or Bavaro

Price: From 85 USD

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2. Drive an off-road buggy in Punta Cana (140 USD)

Off-road buggy tour in Punta Cana
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Explore Indigenous Eyes Ecological Park while driving your own 4x4 buggy. Tour guides will lead you through the bumpy nature trails, to the beautiful white sands of Playa Blanca, as well as a number of freshwater lagoons. Since the ecological park is a protected area, guests will find themselves in the thick of the action. With iguanas and over 80 species of birds inhabiting the area, there are many opportunities for wildlife sightings. Hotel pickup and drop-off, plus beverages, lunch, and snacks are all included in the ticket price. However, in order to drive the 4x4 buggy, you must be at least 18 years of age.

Drive an off-road buggy in Punta Cana

Duration: 8 hours

Departure: All Punta Cana hotels

Price: 140 USD

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3. Zip-line through the Dominican countryside (99 USD)

Zipline through the Dominican countryside
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There’s nothing more invigorating than flying through the treetops with only a harness and a rope holding you. This zip-lining adventure begins with a horseback ride along the Anamuya River. Stopping through villages along the way, you’ll have the opportunity to try locally made cigars, as well as freshly grown coffee, vanilla, and cocoa. The zip-line goes over the river and you can ride it more than once. The tour guide will be present at all times, in case you need help.

Zip-line through the Dominican countryside

Duration: 6 hours

Departure: Most Punta Cana hotels

Price: 99 USD

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4. Feel the ocean breeze on a speedboat tour (From 98 USD)

SNUBA diving
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This tour combines an exciting speedboat tour with SNUBA and snorkeling. SNUBA allows people to descend further into the ocean, while connected to a long tube which is used for oxygen supply. The tour begins with a speedboat ride along the Punta Cana coastline and then stops along the Bavaro Reef, where tour guides will explain how to use the snorkeling and SNUBA equipment. The tour ends with complimentary beverages and relaxation time on the boat.

Feel the ocean breeze on a speedboat tour

Duration: 3 hours

Departure: Any hotel in Punta Cana

Price: From 98 USD

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5. Enjoy parasailing above the ocean (From 69 USD)

Punta Cana Parasailing Adventure with Shark and Stingray Encounter More info @ www.caribbeanfuncenter.com

Posted by Caribbean Fun Center on Thursday, 7 July 2016

Fly high in the sky on this parasailing adventure. Take the round trip shuttle bus from your hotel to Cortesito Beach, where you will board a boat. After an onboard safety and information session, you will be ready to see beautiful aerial views of the ocean and landscape. This tour is perfect for single travelers or couples. When parasailing is finished, enjoy a shopping experience in the local town and buy souvenirs.

Enjoy parasailing above the ocean

Duration: 2 hours

Departure: All Punta Cana hotels

Price: From 69 USD

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6. Swim and dive with the sharks (From 104 USD)

Cabeza de Toro Natural Reserve Catamaran Cruise in Punta Cana More info @ www.caribbeanfuncenter.com

Posted by Caribbean Fun Center on Monday, 18 July 2016

Would you swim with sharks if you had the chance to? The Punta Cana Cabeza de Toro Nature Reserve gives guests that chance as well as the opportunity to interact with various other marine animals, including sea lions and manta rays. Children in attendance will be allotted 20 minutes for their marine life encounter. Transportation via catamaran, snorkel gear, drinks, and snacks are all provided in the tour price.

Swim and dive with the sharks

Duration: 4 hours

Departure: Hotel pickup

Price: From 104 USD

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7. Drive with the top down in a Mini Cooper convertible (From 159 USD)

Mini-Cooper Convertible Tour http://www.accessdr.com/2013/09/mini-coopers-are-now-available-for-rentals-in-the-dominican-republic/

Posted by AccessDR on Monday, 3 March 2014

Feel like a movie star in your Mini Cooper convertible, as you cruise down the country roads of Punta Cana. This full-day tour includes a visit to La Flor Dominicano cigar factory, a buffet lunch, the seaside village of Boca de Yuma, and the Regional Museum of Archaeology. The tour price includes fuel for your fancy convertible, entrance fees to all attractions, beverages, and lunch. You must have a valid driver’s license to operate the Mini Cooper and all children under 12 years of age must ride in the back seat.

Drive with the top down in a Mini Cooper convertible

Duration: 8 hours

Departure: All Punta Cana hotels

Price: From 159 USD

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8. Go on an outback safari adventure (From 75 USD)

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Posted by Outback Adventures Dominican Republic on Thursday, 16 March 2017

Explore Dominican coffee, coconut, and cacao farms in the countryside, then take a walk on the wild side at the Iguana Ranch, where you will see a variety of animals like iguanas and crocodiles. After mingling with the animals, you can enjoy some boogie boarding at the beach and happy hour drinks from the back of the safari truck. Local musicians will be there to provide dancing tunes and rhythms.

Go on an outback safari adventure

Duration: 8 hours

Departure: Most Punta Cana, Bavaro, and Bayahibe hotels

Price: From 75 USD

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Best for thrill seekers!

People who love adventure will enjoy exploring the beaches and countryside of the Dominican Republic. With activities that let you glide above the ocean or swim with sharks, there is something to fit any thrill seeker’s personality.

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