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Amber Cove Shore Excursion: Waterfalls and Horseback Riding Tour
"The first stop Rancho Los Cacaos is just a 10 minute air conditioned bus ride from the pick up location at Amber Cove.  After a brief safety chat and gear up you'll be matched with a horse that's just right for you! Then when everyone is saddled ride along a lush trail through tropical vegetation and majestic trees up to one of the highest hilltops in the area and 2 panoramic viewing areas. The group will dismount near the top to enjoy some fresh fruit juice and hike to the first clearing where grab a piece of locally grown fruit
From $79.00
 
Citadelle Laferriere Sightseeing Tour from Cap-Haitian
"The historic tour starts when your tour guide picks you up in your Hotel in a 4x4 car to transport you to your first stop - the City of Milot. At this stop visit the ruins of the Sans Souci Palace the Residence of King Henry Christophe. Your guide will give you some history on the ruins before moving on to the next stop. You will be driven to the parking car of the Citadelle. The road is paved by limestone; the access to the fortress can b while your guide explains the story behind this majestic fort. You will also visit the artillery museum  with the unique concentration of 18th century cannon in the continent. Going down from la Citadelle enjoy a delicious Haitian-style lunch at a restaurant located in Milot. Listen to Haitian folklore and see a Tambour show while eating. After Lunch you will be drive back to Cap Haitian for a short visit before heading back to your hotel."""
From $180.00
 
Puerto Plata Shore Excursion: Damajagua Waterfalls Tour For Amber Cove Cruise Ship Passengers
"After meeting your guides outside the Amber Cove Cruise Terminal you will board an air-conditioned vehicle for the 25 minute ride to the falls. During the ride you will receive a safety briefing and some local information of interest. Water sodas snacks and iced towels will be on board.On arrival at the 27 Falls of Damajagua Park you will leave the transport where you can leave a bag with your valuables towel dry clothes and flip flops for after the tour. Your guide will introduce you to the local waterfall guides who will be looking after you and you’ll be issued with a life jacket helmet and a bottle of water for the hike up. If you want to take photos or video on the tour please only bring waterproof cameras. From this point on everything will get wet!If water levels are very good you will hike uphill for about 45 minutes crossing the main river over a suspension bridge and then along well maintained trails and steps. All the while you will enjoy the incredible landscape and entertainment by the guides and imagining the incredible adventure that lies in wait! Please note
From $69.00

Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Puerto Plata

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Puerto Plata Light

When we went to the fort, I knew I would not be able to get in with the scooter, so I stayed in the van. I did take photos of the Puerto Plata Light which was built in 1879. It is located on the...
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Playa Boca Nueva at Bergantin

During our visit to Puerto Plata in November 2012, we went on the "Outback Safari" excursion. The final stop of the day was a secluded beach where we could boogie board in the waves.Our offroad...
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Marysol Tours

I looked at the cruise ship excursions for Amber Cove and most of them appeared to be out of my comfort zone as to activity level. So I made an arrangement for a non-cruise excursion with Marysol...
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Brugal Rum Distillery

First we went to the Casa Brugal distillery. Being a poor speller, I associate a name like this with the painter Pieter Bruegel. But the rum people spell it differently. The Brugal Rum factory is...
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Victorian Architecture

Our guide tried to tell us about why there were so many wooden houses in central Puerto Plata. He said something about paying the governor (or government) if you had a house of the more usual...
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Fortaleza San Felipe

This was another place which I only looked at from the outside. I should have brought my cane and then I might have been able to go into the fort, but I did not, so Lynde went in without me. King...
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Statue of General Gregorio Luperon

There is an equestrian statue of General Gregorio Luperón at the Fort Gregorio Luperón is known as the 20th president of the Dominican Republic. He was born in Puerto Plata in 1839 and he...
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Independence Square

In front of the Cathedral of St Philip the Apostle, is a big square - the name of it is Independence Square or Restauracion Park (translation Park Restoration on Separation Street), but everyone just...
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"Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic"
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"La novia del Atlántico"
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"Visit from Amber Cove"
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