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Punta Cana: Samana Bay Full-Day Experience

1. Punta Cana: Samana Bay Full-Day Experience

Live the experience by sailing the bays of Miches and Samana by boat to reach a tourist destination full of splendor, nature and great tourist attractions which are unique to the region. Get to know Samana on one of the most complete tours offered in the Punta Cana area. Relax to the rhythm of the Dominican Republic on the island of Cayo Levantado or Bacardi, where its white sand will wind you down while you overlook a virgin beach on your approximately 2 hours stopover. Visit the Island of Cayo Levantado for the next 2 hours and enjoy a unique lunch with touches of local Samana cuisine. Visit the horse ranch in the middle of the jungle and ride a horse accompanied by a local guide. Continuing on to connect with the natural museum of the Limon Waterfall for the next hour and soak up the environment in the afternoon. Take in the panoramic view of the new tourist destination of Miches and the Bay of Samana. Cruise with a small group through the bay on a comfortable motorized catamaran with some tropical music in the background.

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Saona Island: Full-Day Boat Tour with Optional Upgrades

2. Saona Island: Full-Day Boat Tour with Optional Upgrades

Climb aboard and feel the breeze as you cross the Caribbean Sea by speed boat. Travel to the beautiful island of Saona and go for a swim in a natural pool and sandbank in the middle of the sea. Interact with starfish and other marine life as you frolic in the sea. Get some free time to laze on the beach and enjoy a delicious buffet lunch. Play a game of beach volleyball or just chill out on the sun loungers. Avail of the calm waters as you cruise by catamaran with an on-board open bar serving alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Benefit from the brilliant atmosphere suitable for all the family. Upgrade your tour to include a delicious lunch at the beach with lobster, seafood and white whine. The price also includes snorkeling equipment. Alternatively, choose the premium tour which includes a private lobster lunch with white wine, a visit to Altos de Chavon Stone City, snorkeling, 3 hours at Saona beach, and much more...

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Punta Cana: Full-Day Snorkeling Tour to Catalina Island

3. Punta Cana: Full-Day Snorkeling Tour to Catalina Island

After hotel pick-up from your Punta Cana or Bavaro hotel, arrive at the marina. Be welcomed aboard "Paradise" by the team with tropical refreshments. Your PADI-certified dive team will give health and safety procedures and a snorkeling briefing to ensure your experience is unforgettable but safe. Leave the marina and head for the east side of Catalina Island to the snorkel site "The Wall," catering to both novice and expert snorkelers. Life jackets are available here. During the journey, enjoy light refreshments and music. After approximately 30 minutes, arrive at the snorkel site and enjoy just under an hour of snorkeling. Expect clear turquoise waters, incredible visibility, and an amazing underwater ecosystem. After snorkeling, board the boat and head to the west side. On arrival, head to a private beach. There is a range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic refreshments available. Snorkeling equipment is available at the bar so you can enjoy the snorkel sites near the beach. Lunch will be served at around 13:00. The Dominican feast will be prepared by a renowned local chef. Enjoy fresh lobster caught that morning (VIP package only), pork, chicken, salads, pasta, and local fruits. After lunch, the rest of the afternoon is free. Relax while listening to the waves breaking on the shore, snorkel in the clear turquoise waters, or enjoy the open bar. Finally, board the boat and arrive back at the marina at 4:00 PM. From there, board a bus back to your Punta Cana or Bavaro hotel.

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Punta Cana: Catamaran Cruise and Snorkeling

4. Punta Cana: Catamaran Cruise and Snorkeling

Benefit from hotel pick-up in Punta Cana, and then climb aboard a catamaran exclusive to you. Take in the picturesque beauty of the popular tourist area, known for its sugar-white beaches and palm trees. Benefit from a service that can be fully customized to your needs, whether you are celebrating a wedding, anniversary or spring break! Cruise along the coast and jump into the Caribbean Sea to snorkel among tropical fish. Marvel at the marine life of the coral gardens, and stop at a natural pool to cool off in the sea. Enjoy a variety of non-alcoholic and alcoholic drinks from the open bar as you soak up the sun and sip on water, sodas, rum, beer or cocktails prepared by a friendly bartender. Dance to the rhythms of the Dominican Republic for some serious fun, Punta Cana style!

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Punta Cana: Marinarium Snorkeling Cruise

5. Punta Cana: Marinarium Snorkeling Cruise

Enjoy a welcome drink before boarding a double-deck catamaran for this 3.5-hour excursion. Observe marine life through the boat's glass bottom on the way to the marine park. Snorkel around the reef with nurse sharks and stingrays. Enjoy sandwiches and a variety of drinks from the open bar while cruising along the Cabeza de Toro natural reserve. Sip a Coco Loco as you arrive at a natural swimming pool surrounded by palm trees. Hop off and relax in the waist-deep waters while you enjoy a cocktail from the floating bar. On the way back, join the crew for popular dances and enjoy breathtaking scenery, or relax and sunbathe on the top deck.

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Punta Cana: Private VIP Catamaran Party Cruise and Snorkel

6. Punta Cana: Private VIP Catamaran Party Cruise and Snorkel

Embark on a private VIP party cruise aboard a catamaran and spend a day of fun on the water with family or friends. Snorkel amongst natural coral reefs, spot tropical fish and dolphins, and relax while enjoying snacks and drinks. Start your experience with pickup via private transportation and VIP check-in. Then, board the catamaran and set sail. Bring your own drinks or choose from the on-board drink bar featuring Sprite, Red Rock, Piña Colada, mojitos, Cuba Libre, rum, beer, Coca-Cola, Diet Coca-Cola, fresh natural juices, water, vodka with cranberry, and mamajuana. As you sightsee from the boat, listen to upbeat music and savor snacks including tropical fruits and nachos with salsa. Float past Dolphin Island and stop for 40-minutes of snorkeling for up-close views of marine life (gear included). Before the end of the cruise, stop at a natural pool or sand bar where the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean meet.

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Catalina Island Scuba Diving Tour from Punta Cana

7. Catalina Island Scuba Diving Tour from Punta Cana

After hotel pickup from your Punta Cana or Bavaro hotel you will arrive at the marina for your 09:30 am departure. You will be welcomed aboard 'Paradise' by the team. The PADI certified dive team will go through your health and safety procedures and dive briefing, to ensure your experience is an unforgettable one.  After the overview you will leave the marina, setting a course for the east side of 'Catalina Island' to the first dive site known as 'The Wall' which caters to novice and expert divers. This dive site has depths from 5 meters (16 feet) to 40+ meters (131+ feet). Life jackets will be available to anyone who requires one. The dive team will be available if you require any help to prepare for your first dive.  Enjoy just under an hour of diving to discover the true beauty of the 'Wall'. You can expect clear turquoise waters, incredible visibility and an amazing underwater ecosystem. Things to look out for during your dive include vase sponge, sea fan coral, octopus, porcupine fish, moray eel, scorpion fish, southern stingray, blue parrot fish, lion fish, sea horse and more. The dive team will be available to help guide you through the underwater paradise. After 'The Wall' you will head to the second dive site, 'The Aquarium'. Enjoy just under an hour of diving to discover the true beauty of the 'Aquarium', which has depths from 8 meters (26 feet) to 12+ meters (39+ feet). Things to look out for during your dive include; vase sponge, tube worm, spiny lobster, sand star, frog fish, trumpet fish, barracuda, mackerel, tiger moray eel and more.  After scuba diving you will head to a private beach on Catalina Island where you will enjoy an incredible Dominican feast prepared by renowned local chef nicknamed 'Bobby'. You can expect to taste fresh lobster caught that morning (VIP package only), pork, chicken, salads, pasta and local fruits all prepared in a hygienic kitchen. After lunch relax in paradise. A range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic refreshments will be available as you relax and enjoy yourself on the beach. Snorkeling equipment will be available at the bar, so you can enjoy the amazing snorkel sites off the beach. The rest of the afternoon will be yours to relax, to listen to the waves breaking on the shore, to snorkel in the clear turquoise waters or to enjoy the open bar and the cool breeze looking over the ocean. After your time on the beach is complete you will head back to the marina. During the return trip you can enjoy light refreshments at the bar and music prepared by the entertainment team. At 4 pm you will arrive at the marina where a bus will be waiting to take you back to your Punta Cana or Bavaro hotel.

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Punta Cana: Half-Day Whale Watching Tour

8. Punta Cana: Half-Day Whale Watching Tour

Experience the thrill of whale watching on this half-day tour from Punta Cana. Watch as the visiting humpback whales break the water's surface and wow visitors by slapping the water with their tails, jump out of the water, blow through their blowhole, and more. Learn all about these behaviors from the commentary on the tour. Snacks will be provided on the way to Miches, then at the private pier, you can enjoy a hot drink before sailing straight to Samana Bay to watch the whales for about 45 minutes. Next, sail to a natural pool filled with colorful sea creatures, including starfishes and other stunning sea life. Drinks will be served as you take a dip into the natural pool. Sail back to the private pier where the bus will be waiting to drop you off back to your meeting point.

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Punta Cana: Catamaran Tour with Hotel Pickup and Drop-Off

9. Punta Cana: Catamaran Tour with Hotel Pickup and Drop-Off

Sail in the pristine waters of Punta Cana on this 34x22 feet catamaran. Sail through Punta Cana and Cape Engaño for approximately 4-hours. Stop for a swim or snorkel at a nature reserve and anchor at a sand bar where you can chill in waist-deep water while having drinks from a floating bar. Relax on board with a range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages including, beer, rum, tequila, tropical juices, and soft drinks. While having cocktails from the open bar, you can lay on one of the 2 nets or in a shaded area of the catamaran.

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Punta Cana: Catamaran Tour with Taiguey Emotion Show

10. Punta Cana: Catamaran Tour with Taiguey Emotion Show

Delight in a half-day sailing trip along the stunning crystalline coast of Punta Cana, with a stop at the magnificent natural pool of Playa Blanca. Marvel at the dazzling coral reefs offered by the Caribbean Sea, where you can snorkel and learn about the colorful underwater world. Enjoy a hassle-free day with included hotel pickup and drop-off, as well as drinks, snacks, contests, and surprises. During your trip, get into the Caribbean spirit with the Taiguey Emotion Show, a unique and unforgettable experience that alludes to the first inhabitants of the Dominican Republic, Los Taínos. Learn a few traditional steps of Caribbean rhythms (salsa, merengue, bachata, dembow, mambo, perico ripiao, dembow, reggaeton, among others) with the onboard professional dancers. Taiguey Emotion Show includes a visit to the Taino Museum. Here, learn about culture and history to discover how the Dominicans' ancestors lived. Also, find out how to work pieces of clay and mold figures of indigenous rituals in an artisanal way.

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What people are saying about Punta Cana

Overall rating

3.7 / 5

based on 204 reviews

A brilliant experience with Happy Fish Catamarans!! We had a great afternoon. Would highly recommend! The guys onboard were great and made it a fun and safe experience altogether!

This was such a great half day excursion- super close to our resort and very organized. I would reuse this company over and over!

We had a wonderful day at Catalina Thanks to Marina, Nadine and the crew for a great snorkeling experience. To do absolutely !!!

Very successful trip. Competent staff everything went smoothly. Thank you very much and gladly again

Excellent excursion to discover the interior of the land, the flora of the island. Rich adventure!