are a sample of excursions offered by Tour Trips Treks & Travel. Actual
prices and departure times will vary according to your base-city. Please
contact us for details.
Swim by Ocean World
The Dolphin Swim is a 30-minute interactive session with two of our playful
dolphins and structured by one of our experienced trainers. The fun interactions
include petting, feeding, kissing, hugs, and maybe a foot push or a dorsal
fin tow. Each swim is limited to 10 guests. 3 hours. Rating: All levels.
Swimmers only. Every day.
Encounter by Ocean World
The Dolphin Encounter is not a swim program but gives you the unique opportunity
to meet these incredible mammals up close and personal in waist deep water.
Both fun and educational for all ages. Each encounter is limited to 30
guests. 3 hours. Rating: All levels. Every day.
Lion Encounter by Ocean World
Our Patagonian Sea Lions are known as the "Clowns of the Sea".
After a brief educational lecture, a training session and show will amaze
you with their acrobatic skills and antics. Then you can pet and feed
these playful mammals, even receive a kiss and hug!
Rating: All levels. Every day.
Aquapark by Tours Trips Treks & Travel
Come get wet with us at the biggest waterslide park in the Caribbean featuring
14 slides, the Lazy River, Pirate's Island, the Black Hole, and the 45
miles/hour Kamikaze! Great for families, groups, and rainy days!
Sosua Bay by Northern Coast Aquasports
Enjoy P.A.D.I. 5 Star quality in safety and service. This 3-hour journey
into the beautiful world of the ocean includes visits to two reefs by
boat, guide, equipment, and bistro lunch with drinks. Rating: All levels.
No prior snorkeling experience necessary. Swimmers only. Every day. 8:30
a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Full Day Snorkeling in Rio San Juan by Northern Coast Aquasports
Enjoy P.A.D.I. 5 Star quality in safety and service. Travel east on the
coastal highway to the lazy town of Rio San Juan known for its beautiful
beaches and mangrove lagoon. Boarding the "Alegrisima", we pass
through the mangrove lagoon, and out into the warm waters of the Atlantic
in search of sea-life. We will be on the lookout for Squirrelfish, Arlequin
Bass, Fairy Basslet, Groupers, Yellow Snappers, Spotted Drum, Stingrays,
and more. The coral formations are quite beautiful as well, and we can
expect to see at least six different types growing abundantly. After freshening
up, we eat at a small Dominican restaurant perched atop mangrove root
systems in the lagoon before heading back to the hotel. Day's adventure
includes roundtrip transport, equipment, instruction, guide, snacks, and
lunch. Rating: All levels hike. No prior snorkeling experience necessary.
Swimmers only. Every day. 7:50 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Diving, Introductory Scuba Diving Course & Dive in Sosua Bay by Northern
P.A.D.I. Discover Scuba Diving (D.S.D) course for beginners includes a
morning class in a pool and an afternoon shallow water (15 meters) dive
in Sosua Bay. The D.S.D. certifies participants for shallow-water dives
accompanied by a Dive Master for a period of 14 days. Two-hour instructional
class generally begins at 9:00 a.m. Open water dive at 2:45 p.m. In between
time is your to relax, eat lunch, and explore the town and beaches of
Sosua. Includes roundtrip ground transportation, boat to the reefs, Dive
Master, and all equipment. Every day. 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sea Fishing out of Puerto Plata Bay by Coconor
Bonefish, snapper, barracuda, and grouper are running in January. Join
Ramon aboard his professional 45' fishing cruiser to get where the fish
are biting faster. Includes roundtrip transportation, sandwiches and refreshments,
equipment, and guide. Rating: All levels. Every day. 8:00 a.m. to 1:00
p.m., and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Catamaran Downwind Sail and Snorkeling by Tip Top
Join us for a day of smooth downwind sailing exploring the remote coastal
areas between Maimon Bay and Luperon. "Peace and Tranquility Rule"
aboard the luxurious and spacious 24-meter Tip Top with 180m2 of roomy
deck space. Start the day off right with a refreshing welcome drink and
Caribbean rhythms soaking up the sun and magnificent landscapes on our
way to an amazing coral head for snorkeling. An authentic Dominican feast
awaits a little farther west on Cambiaso Beach. We'll have plenty of time
to explore the serene community living in isolated tropical paradise,
relax and swim before boarding the Tip Top for our final downwinder to
the Luperon Yacht Club nestled among the mangroves in the naturally-formed
harbor. Our 45-minute return to Maimon Bay is provide in comfortable air-conditioned
coach. The Tip Top and her crew proudly fly the Diva Dominicana Blue Flag
signifying their dedication to the highest standards of safety and comfort.
transportation in a/c coach, 5.5 hours of downwind sailing and exploring,
snorkeling equipment, savory lunch (with fresh lobster available for supplement),
open bar, and the dedication of the Tip Top crew to insure an unforgettable
day. Level: All levels. Flotation devices available for non-swimmers.
Departure at 9:00 a.m. Return at approximately 6:30 p.m.
Full Day Paradise
Island Luxury Yacht Tour
Get ready to be pampered!
Begin where Columbus settled the first town in the New World,
La Isabela. A relaxing coastal cruise with VIP service and champagne awaits
you. Swim in Mother Natures crystal clear waters at the most beautiful
beach of the North Coast. VIP lunch will be served on the beach at Punta
Rusia before heading out to the beauty of Paradise Island where the colorful
undersea world of tropical reefs awaits you. Both of our exclusive yachts,
Paradise and Minglewood, are equipped with flybridge, air-conditioned
state room, bar and bathroom. Exclusive tour includes roundtrip transportation
in modern coach with a/c; light breakfast, snacks and drinks on the yacht;
delicious hot lunch with fresh salad and fruit and drinks at Punta Rusia;
sandwiches, fruit and drinks on the island; and visits to El Castillo
beach, Ensenada beach, Punta Rusia beach, Paradise Island and mangroves
of National Park of Monti Cristi. Rating: Exclusive. (Pick-up times vary.
Depart from Punta Rusia for return at 6:30 p.m. Charters also available.
Water Rafting in Jarabacoa by Get Wet
A beautiful adventure in breath-taking surroundings. The Yaque del Norte
river is the longest in the DR, and offers fantastic rapids, demanding
technical stretches, a narrow canyon, and adrenalizing drops. Rapids are
soft and gentle in the beginning allowing enough time to learn skills
and commands. The second part offers rafting at its best with awesome
drops, like Mike Tyson and the Mother-in-Law. Includes roundtrip transportation,
boat, equipment, guides, instruction, light breakfast, and lunch. Rating:
Class III. Swimmers only. Every day. 7:15 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
at Playa Encuentro in Cabarete by No Work Team
Mini Surf includes 1 day board rental, 3 hours of surf lessons, roundtrip
transportation, and drinking water. Rating: All levels. Swimmers only.
Water Kayaking in Jarabacoa by Caribbean Adventures
An exhilarating day on the white water of the Yaque del Norte river in
Jarabacoa is waiting for you. Includes a light breakfast, equipment, guides,
lunch, a couple of drinks, and roundtrip transportation. Rating: Class
III. Swimmers only. Every day. 7:15 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
by Tours Trips Treks & Travel
Programs from half-day to 10 days. Let our Photo Host and Trip Leader
escort you around the island in search of "The Shot". From rich
to poor, city to backcountry, coastal beaches to high mountain ranges,
palm tree tops to ancient depths of subterranean caves, our aim is to
expose you to the widest range of perspectives and light conditions that
this tropical and vibrant country has to offer. All media and mediums
are welcomed and encouraged. You and your equipment are safely transported
in air-conditioned coach. Each guest receives a "STOP NOW. THAT'S
THE SHOT!" card which may be used to stop the bus for unplanned opportunities
regardless of our previous itinerary. Itineraries may also include transportation
via boat, helicopter, and airplane. Multi-day tours may include guest
speakers and workshops on techniques and equipment use.