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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
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Eat Drink and Be Merry All Inclusive Puerto Plata City 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 15 minute ride to the first stop: Puerto Plata’s spectacular Teleferico (the only cable car in the Caribbean). It reveals incredibly panoramic ocean and city views as you ascend to the summit of Mount Isa extremely high above sea level. At the top of the mountain you’ll find beautiful tropical gardens and a statue of Christ (a smaller replica of the one in Rio de Janeiro Brazil) and of course the breathtaking views of Puerto Plata and the Atlantic ocean. Duration in this spot is approximately 90 minutes.After riding the cable car back down the mountain we board back on the bus and head to Fortaleza San Felipe! This is an authentic and also known as El Morro de San Felipe that was built in 1577 to protect the city of Puerto Plata from pirates and corsairs! The Dominican Republic was an integral stop on the Spanish Main and was terrorized by many notorious pirates for years
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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

More Transportation in Dominican Republic

Don't drive yourself

Do not try to drive around yourself. Streets here have different rules than you may be used too!Many potholes, crazy /fast driving. Little mopeds and motorcycles with up to 5 people on them whiz...
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jodssmile
Oct 16, 2004

yellow brick road

__________________________________________________being at Punta Cana, going to Isla saona, is the must do activity tip.a tourist bus travels from Bavaro beach, where i was, to Bahyahibe, and there, a...
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quartinb
Jan 08, 2005

to everywhere

to travel around DR yu have to use organised tours. several options are offered to yu when yu arrive at the resort, and everyday they take yu to visit a town or other points of interest.of course...
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quartinb
Oct 01, 2005

Airports

For being such a small country, we do have a lot of international airports that connect us with a lot of cities in Europe, North, Central and South America and the Caribbean either by regular flights...
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marielexoteria
Apr 14, 2008

To waterfall...

For those who want to see Las Cascadas del Limon: from the village El Limon you can get to the waterfall by walk, but I strongly recommend to take horses (they are rather small) with the native guide....
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Spinka
Sep 11, 2003

Guagua (bus)

Caribe Tours and Metro are the biggest bus lines that travel across the country. They both have air conditioned, comfortable buses. They used to serve wafers and coffee before but I don't know if they...
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marielexoteria
Sep 04, 2007
 
 
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Punta Caña International Airport

I traveled to Dominican Republic by plane. When we landed (at the Punta Caña International Airport), we walked through the airplanes to the main building. I must say that I was surprised at the sight...
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micas_pt
Sep 06, 2005

Sailing

One of the best ways to access some beaches, do some diving or visit some other spot is by boat. There are several kinds of boat in Dominican Republic, particularly on the organized tours. I made 3...
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micas_pt
Sep 06, 2005

Bus

Most resorts are far from the airport. And most travel packages already included the transfer from the airport to the resort, usually in a comfortable air-conditioned van or bus.For traveling around...
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micas_pt
Sep 06, 2005

Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ)

The Travel Slut's Top 10 tips about the Punta Cana International Airport:1. Upon arrival, you will have have to run a gauntlet or get your photo taken with 2 Dominican women in costume. The photo will...
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TheTravelSlut
Oct 02, 2006

Public Cars

if you're looking for a cultural trip, this is a good way to know dominicans, sit in a old and small car with 6 more people (amazing, isnt it) while you listen to their conversations. Costs 10 pesos...
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Adidi
Dec 15, 2004

Voladoras

ok.. i chose bus, but this is the Dominican style bus, full of people costs 15 pesos and if you want to stop in a place make sure you shout really loud so the driver listens to you. You will find...
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Adidi
Dec 15, 2004

Motoconchos

Yeah... dont be surprised if you find FOUR people in one of these... i really dont suggest you traveling around the city in one of these, unless you're with a Dominican person who's also taking the...
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Adidi
Dec 15, 2004

Caribair, S.A.

national airline, good one by the way, you can go to any airport in the country. They have regular flights from Herrera to Puerto Principe and from Santiago (DR) to Santiago de Cuba. Great service!!...
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Adidi
May 05, 2005

Popular Cities in Dominican Republic

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Punta Cana

Provincia de La Altagracia
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Santo Domingo

Distrito Nacional
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Puerto Plata

Provincia de Puerto Plata
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Sosúa

Provincia de Puerto Plata
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Cabarete

Provincia de Puerto Plata
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Bayahibe

Provincia de La Altagracia
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Top Hotels in Dominican Republic

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Paseo Vicini, Guayacanes, San Pedro de Marcori­s, Juan Dolio, Caribbean
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Playas Uvero Alto - Provincia La Altagracia (Formerly Sunscape) Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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Av. George Washington No. 365, , Santo Domingo, Di
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Playa Dorada, (formerly Occidental Grand Flamenco), Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, Caribbean
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Calle Dr Rosen 25, El Batey, Sosua, Dominican Republic, Caribbean
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Carretera Sosua-Cabarete, Cabarete, Dominican Republic, Caribbean
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Top Things to Do in Dominican Republic

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Snorkeling and Scuba

Dreams Palm Beach is a very beautiful cozy hotel, with an amazing beach and a tremendous customer service, we would highly recomend it. My wife and I had an remarkable vacation last year. The weather...
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Zona Colonial - Old Town

House of Bastidas was the residence of the Capt. Rodrigo de Bastidas, the Principal Royal Tax Collector and one of the many governors of Santo Domingo we've had throughout history. The House looks...
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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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Sosua Beach

Sosua beach felt great, got superb looking scenery, clear water and can snorkel without going too far. It has some vendors but they were good people, awesome. The restaurants serve sea food, cerveza,...
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Explore the Port

Although the Amber Cove website says it: " encompasses 30 acres of waterfront property and will feature a welcome center with myriad of retail and entertainment", there really isn't that much to do. ...
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Punta Cana

Punta Cana is located in the easternmost province of the Dominican Republic it is an area that has beaches and resorts facing both the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. As a Tourist hotspot there...
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"THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC"
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