Half Day Safari Tour Of Punta Cana

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This safari tour will leave you speechless in only half a day! We will take you out deep into to the tropical countryside and into the real Dominican Republic for a full morning of exploration and adventure. The most spectacular scenery on the entire island will take your breath away as you learn about Dominican culture, customs, history and plants. You’ll have a chance to visit a typical Dominican country home and meet the family, as well as the local schools and kids. Hotel pick up and drop off are included.
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Highlights

  • Instant Confirmation
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
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First, the tour will visit the Higuey town with an amazing view of the baseball park, public hospital, town market, and central park. You'll visit the Basilica Cathedral Monument and The San Dionisio Church, which is 500 years old. Then, the tour will go ahead through the forest and discover the culture and life in the countryside. Here you'll enjoy a drink of freshly made coffee and see how cocoa and coffee are processed, along with how to roll cigars. At this point, you will pass by the local schools and villages and see friendly Dominicans smiling and waving. See coffee and chocolate growing on trees as you walk through a plantation and shop for local products. This is a great shopping opportunity with so much to see, do and discover in just half a day.
Hotel pick up and drop off in an air conditioned vehicle is included in this tour, as well as a professional guide. Soft drinks and water will also be provided.
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Inclusions for Half Day Safari Tour Of Punta Cana

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

  • Transportation in an air-conditioned van

  • Purified water

  • Soft drinks

  • Professional guide

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Exclusions for Half Day Safari Tour Of Punta Cana

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

  • Lunch

  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

  • Gratuities (optional)

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Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

May be operated by a multi-lingual guide

Not wheelchair accessible

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Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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  • Very informative. My suggestions for travelers is to have plenty of one dollar bills because you will be making stops where children and people will be asking/expecting .

  • I booked this tour on line because I was uncertain what tours might be available at our hotel and I had booked with Viator before for a DC trip. The biggest problem was confirming our tour time with the assigned company. Neither I or the hotel concierge could reach the assigned company at the number listed on the voucher. The concierge and the Delta representative at our Cap Cana hotel said they had never even heard of the company. This of course caused me much anxiety. The next day, I found another number for the company, CheapShuttles, DR, at their online site. We did reach them and were told to call back in 30 minutes. An air conditioned van did arrive on time to pick us up and made another pick up at a Punta Cana hotel. We were taken to another non air-conditioned open air truck were guests from other hotels were waiting. The signage on the side of the truck said Compay EcoSafari. Our tour guide Alonzo was very knowledgeable and spoke several languages as our truck contained tourists from several countries. He started discussing the tour itinerary which included items that were not listed on our half day tour. He assured us that there would be someone at one of the stops to return us to the hotel. this did happen It poured down rain on the way to the tour and the plastic window coverings couldn't keep us completely dry. Eddie the driver did a good job handling the truck as we rode through sugar canes where some Haitian workers offered us tastes of the cane, crowded Hiquey city streets and up hills as we traveled deep into the country side. We spent a quick 15 minutes at the Basilica as we were ushered along an assigned tour path. We went to a Dominican house where we had a lesson on the making of coffee and cocoa. Personally, I believe the family was only at the location for the tour and to sell some coffee, vanilla, sugar, cocoa and coconut oil. We went to a mall in downtown Punta Cana later in the week were you could find all these goods cheap

  • Enjoyable trip, got to see some of the rural areas and how many of the people live. Interesting stops to see the coffee beans, cocoa beans, the schoolhouse, the church. You really go four wheeling part of the trip. A note if you go: you will see a lot of children by the schoolhouse, I wish I had some candy bars or some little packets of crackers for them.

  • Great Tour. Would highly recommend this to anyone. We had never been to the DR before and we saw quite a bit on this tour.

USD 47.17