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Optional Tours in Puerto Plata via Santiago (STI)


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Please present tour voucher to ground operator upon arrival to reconfirm your tour day and to confirm tour departure time and other details. You will have an opportunity to select a preferred tour date at time of booking; however , tours pre-purchased online are not pre-reserved for a specific date. Child rates, where applicable, will display at time of booking and vary according to age.
*** Rates below are subject to change, are for general information and may vary slightly by season and/or hotel selected. Exact prices will be provided at time of booking. ***

Canopy N' Ride (min age 8)

 
Canopy N' Ride (min age 8)Zipline high above the tropical canopy and enjoy a horseback ride through the Barrabás jungle on this varied tour. Enjoy picturesque views of the mountains, rivers and sugarcane fields as you journey through the jungle. Rappel to the top of the tropical forest and enjoy an exhilarating zipline tour down a ten-circuit course through the canopy. Take in the exotic flora and fauna of the lush landscapes as you soar 100 feet above the ground. Afterwards, enjoy a scenic horseback ride through the beautiful jungle.

Departure Time/Location: From hotel lobby/may vary depending on hotel
Duration: Approx 5 hours
Operates: Tuesday & Friday (subject to change)
Tour Inclusions: Transportation, soft drinks, tour guide, equipment for the activities.
Not Included: Tips, photos, videos & souvenirs.
Activity Level: Moderate
Wheelchair Access: No
Recommendations/Notes: Wear comfortable clothing, swimsuit, closed-toed shoes, sunglasses and sunscreen. Don't forget to bring your camera and extra cash for souvenirs. Not suitable for pregnant women or those with back problems. Minimum age to participate in the canopy and horseback adventures is 8 years.

Cayo Paraiso Regular

 
Cayo Paraiso RegularJourney on a speedboat through the turquoise waters of the Dominican Republic to visit Isla Paraiso, a tiny desert island off the coast of Puerto Plata. Relax on the island’s pristine white-sand beaches and swim in the tranquil waters as you soak up the warm Caribbean sun. Snorkel through the coral reefs before taking a speedboat ride through the mangroves of the Dominican coastline and finish off the excursion with a delicious lunch at a seaside restaurant.

Departure Time/Location: Hotel lobby (times vary by hotel)
Duration: Approx 6 hours for activity (approx 8 hours total)
Operates: Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday
Tour Inclusions: Transportation, soft drinks and lunch, tour guide, boat adventure, snorkel equipment
Not Included: Tips, photos, souvenirs
Activity Level: Moderate
Wheelchair Access: No
Recommendations/Notes: Wear comfortable clothes, swimsuit, sandals, sunscreen, sunglasses and hat. Don't forget to bring your camera and extra money for souvenirs. Not suitable for pregnant women or those with back injuries due to the bumpy nature of the journey.

Dolphin Swim

 
Dolphin SwimSwim with dolphins at Ocean World Adventure Park! Enjoy a full session as you interact with these incredible mammals by playing and performing tricks with them. Next, enjoy some free time to explore Ocean World Adventure Park and take in its incredible attractions. Stroll through a forest preservation to observe iguanas and tropical birds in a nature sanctuary. Hop in the waters of a natural aquarium to snorkel and observe several species of exotic fish. Then, watch as the dolphins, sea lions and sharks perform tricks with their trainers.

Departure Time/Location: Hotel lobby (times vary by hotel)
Duration: Approx 5 hours for activity (approx 6 hours total duration)
Operates: Daily
Tour Inclusions: Drinks, lunch, snorkel equipment
Not Included: Tips, souvenirs
Activity Level: Moderate
Wheelchair Access: No
Recommendations/Notes: Wear comfortable clothes and swimsuit. Bring towel, biodegradable sunscreen, camera and cash for personal expenses. This tour is only for those who can swim.

TOP 5 - Damajagua Waterfalls Full Day (min age 4)

 
TOP 5 - Damajagua Waterfalls Full Day (min age 4)Explore the waterfalls of the Damajagua River on an exciting safari excursion. Journey into the jungles of Puerto Plata on a safari truck and admire the exotic flora and fauna of the Dominican Republic on your way to the base of the Damajagua River. You’ll hop in the crystal-clear waters to wade and swim through this amazing natural riverbed. Explore vast canyons, tranquil springs and stunning waterfalls as you hike through the jungle. Along the way, you can stop at amazing spots for diving and natural water slides. To end the tour, you’ll visit a local market in the town of Imbert to browse for handmade crafts and other local goods.

Departure Time/Location: From hotel lobby/may vary depending on hotel
Duration: Approx 8 hours for activity and approx 8.50 hours total.
Operates: Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday (subject to change)
Tour Inclusions: Transportation, tour guide, equipment for the activity.
Not Included: Tips, photos, videos & souvenirs.
Activity Level: Active
Wheelchair Access: No
Recommendations/Notes: Wear comfortable clothes, swimsuit, water shoes or other closed toed shoes. Don't forget to bring a waterproof camera and extra cash. Not suitable for pregnant women or those with back issues due to the bumpy nature of the journey. Items that can't get wet or jewelry that comes off easily are not recommended.

MegaTruck Extreme (min. age 4)

 
MegaTruck Extreme (min. age 4)Enjoy an exciting safari excursion through the Barrabás jungle! Journey on a safari truck and admire the exotic flora and fauna of the Dominican Republic on your way to the visit the famous waterfalls of the Damajagua River. Next, enjoy picturesque views of the mountains, rivers and sugarcane fields as you continue your journey through the jungle. Rappel to the top of the tropical forest and enjoy an exhilarating zipline tour down a ten-circuit course through the canopy. Afterwards, enjoy a scenic horseback ride through the beautiful jungle.

Departure Time/Location: Hotel lobby (times vary by hotel)
Duration: Approx 6 hours for activity, approx 8 hours total.
Operates: Monday, Wednesday & Friday (subject to change)
Tour Inclusions: Transfers, tour guide, lunch, soft drinks. Horseback riding is included but is optional.
Not Included: Tips, photos, souvenirs.
Activity Level: Active
Wheelchair Access: No
Recommendations/Notes: Wear comfortable clothes, swimsuit, closed toed shoes or water shoes. Don't forget to bring your underwater camera and extra cash. Not recommended for people in wheelchairs, those who have difficulty walking or pregnant women. Not recommended for those who are not avid swimmers. It is recommended that those with long hair tie it back when zip lining.

TOP 5 - Buggy Double Puerto Plata (min age 7)

 
TOP 5 - Buggy Double Puerto Plata (min age 7)Hop into a dune buggy for a scenic drive through the jungle and sugarcane fields of the Dominican Republic. As you venture through the Puerto Plata countryside, you’ll be able to admire the island’s lush landscapes and pass by quaint local communities. Stop in the village of Munoz to learn about the Dominican Republic’s French and Creole communities. Then, continue towards the historic town of Montellano to drive through its sugar fields and plantations. Afterwards, visit Bergantin Beach to swim in the crystal-clear waters, before finishing off the journey at a restaurant nestled at the base of Isabel de Torres Mountain to sample authentic Creole coffee.

Departure Time/Location: From hotel lobby/may vary depending on hotel
Duration: Approx 4 hours
Operates: Daily
Tour Inclusions: Transportation, tour guide, soft drinks.
Not Included: Tips, photos & souvenirs.
Activity Level: Active
Wheelchair Access: No
Recommendations/Notes: Wear comfortable clothing, swimsuit, sunscreen, sunglasses and a hat or water shoes. Don't forget your camera and cash for souvenirs. This activity is not recommended for pregnant women, people in wheelchairs or those with back problems due to the movement during the journey. Minimum age to drive: 18 years. Minimum age to participate: 7 years. Double buggy requires 2 people to be booked.

TOP 5 - Buggy Single (min. age 18)

 
TOP 5 - Buggy Single (min. age 18)Hop into a dune buggy for a scenic drive through the jungle and sugarcane fields of the Dominican Republic. As you venture through the Puerto Plata countryside, you’ll be able to admire the island’s lush landscapes and pass by quaint local communities. Stop in the village of Munoz to learn about the Dominican Republic’s French and Creole communities. Then, continue towards the historic town of Montellano to drive through its sugar fields and plantations. Afterwards, visit Bergantin Beach to swim in the crystal-clear waters, before finishing off the journey at a restaurant nestled at the base of Isabel de Torres Mountain to sample authentic Creole coffee.

Departure Time/Location: From hotel lobby/may vary depending on hotel
Duration: Approx 4 hours
Operates: Daily
Tour Inclusions: Transportation, tour guide, soft drinks.
Not Included: Tips, photos & souvenirs.
Activity Level: Active
Wheelchair Access: No
Recommendations/Notes: Wear comfortable clothing, swimsuit, sunscreen, sunglasses and a hat or water shoes. Don't forget your camera and cash for souvenirs. This activity is not recommended for pregnant women, people in wheelchairs or those with back problems due to the movement during the journey. Minimum age to drive: 18 years.

TOP 5 - Freestyle Catamaran

 
TOP 5 - Freestyle CatamaranSail on a catamaran through the turquoise waters of the Dominican Republic. Relax on board the boat as you cruise past the amazing mountains and coastal landscapes on route to a beautiful coral reef at Sousa Cove. Dive into the water and snorkel through the coral reef to admire the exotic marine life of this incredible underwater ecosystem.

Departure Time/Location: Hotel lobby. (Hotel lobby at the Barcelo Puerto Plata Beach for guests within the Playa Dorada Complex.) Pick up time may vary depending on hotel, please confirm with local representative.
Duration: Approx 6 hours for activity (approx 7 hours total duration)
Operates: Monday - Saturday
Tour Inclusions: Transportation, lunch, drinks, tour guide, snorkeling equipment
Not Included: Tips, photos, souvenirs
Activity Level: Moderate
Recommendations/Notes: Wear swimsuit, biodegradable sunscreen, sandals or water shoes, sunglasses and hat or cap. Bring a towel, a change of clothes and camera (preferably waterproof) and extra money for souvenirs. Due to the bumpy nature of the journey, this tour is not suitable for pregnant women or those with back injuries.

Isla Cayo Paraiso by Penny Market Dolphin Swim

 
Isla Cayo Paraiso by Penny Market
Dolphin SwimTake a speedboat ride to the secluded beaches of Isla Paraiso for a relaxing day in the sun. Enjoy the ocean breeze as you cruise through the turquoise waters of the Dominican Republic on your way to this beautiful desert island. Sunbathe on the pristine white-sand shores or grab a pair of goggles to snorkel through the coral reefs. Then, climb back on board the speedboat to ride through the beautiful lush green mangroves of the Dominican coast before enjoying a tasty lunch by the sea.

Departure Time/Location: Hotel lobby (times vary by hotel)
Duration: Approx 7 hours for activity (approx 8 hours total duration)
Operates: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Tour Inclusions: Drinks, lunch, snorkel equipment
Not Included: Tips, souvenirs
Activity Level: Moderate
Wheelchair Access: No
Recommendations/Notes: Wear comfortable clothes and swimsuit. Bring towel, biodegradable sunscreen, camera and cash for personal expenses. This tour is only for those who can swim.

Outback Safari Puerto Plata

 
Outback Safari Puerto PlataEmbark on a safari through the Dominican countryside to learn about the history, cuisine and culture of the island. Ride in a safari truck through the idyllic jungle landscapes for an incredible day of cultural exploration. Start with a visit to serene countryside villa to explore one of the Dominican Republic’s famous cocoa bean and coffee bean plantations where you can learn all about the process of creating coffee and chocolate. Then, you’ll drive through a small Dominican town to experience the local culture and visit students at a school. Afterwards, you’ll head to a countryside ranch for an authentic Dominican lunch where you can also sample of the island’s amazing rum. The tour concludes at a workshop where you can learn how to roll one of the Dominican Republic’s legendary cigars.

Departure Time/Location: From hotel lobby/may vary depending on hotel
Duration: Approx. 8 hours
Operates: Monday - Friday (subject to change)
Tour Inclusions: Transportation, lunch, local drinks.
Not Included: Tips, photos & souvenirs.
Activity Level: Mild
Wheelchair Access: No
Recommendations/Notes: Wear comfortable clothing and shoes, wear sunscreen and keep hydrated. Don't forget to bring your camera and extra money for souvenirs. Due to the bumpy nature of the journey, this tour is not suitable for pregnant women or those suffering from back conditions. Additional cost for transfers may apply in certain hotels, please inquire with your representative.

Terracross Adventure Single (min age 18)

 
Terracross Adventure Single (min age 18)Drive a terracross dune buggy through the amazing landscapes of the Dominican Republic! Venture through the tropical forests and follow a guide to discover some of the best nature trails, scenic views and hidden treasures of the island. Enjoy picturesque jungle, mountain and ocean views as you drive off-road through the lush island terrain – you’ll even get to visit ancient hideouts that were once used by pirates.

Departure Time/Location: Hotel lobby (times vary by hotel)
Duration: Approx 3.5 hours for activity (approx 4 hours total duration)
Operates: Daily
Tour Inclusions: Transportation, helmets and goggles, professional guides, water, soft drinks, snack, showers and changing facilities, ice cold beer or rum cocktail.
Not Included: Tips, photos, souvenirs.
Activity Level: Moderate
Wheelchair Access: No
Recommendations/Notes: Wear comfortable clothes you don't mind getting dirty, swimsuit, sandals or water shoes. Bring towel, sunscreen, camera and extra cash. Drivers must be at least 18 years old and posess a full drivers license from their country of origin. Pregnant women are not permittedon this tour. Any person with back issues should seek professional advice before taking this tour.

Terracross Adventure Double (min age 4)

 
Terracross Adventure Double (min age 4)Drive a terracross dune buggy through the amazing landscapes of the Dominican Republic! Venture through the tropical forests and follow a guide to discover some of the best nature trails, scenic views and hidden treasures of the island. Enjoy picturesque jungle, mountain and ocean views as you drive off-road through the lush island terrain – you’ll even get to visit ancient hideouts that were once used by pirates.

Departure Time/Location: Hotel lobby (times vary by hotel)
Duration: Approx 3.5 hours for activity (approx 4 hours total duration)
Operates: Daily
Tour Inclusions: Transportation, helmets and goggles, professional guides, water, soft drinks, snack, showers and changing facilities, ice cold beer or rum cocktail.
Not Included: Tips, photos, souvenirs.
Activity Level: Moderate
Wheelchair Access: No
Recommendations/Notes: Wear comfortable clothes you don't mind getting dirty, swimsuit, sandals or water shoes. Bring towel, sunscreen, camera and extra cash. Drivers must be at least 18 years old and posess a full drivers license from their country of origin. Pregnant women are not permittedon this tour. Any person with back issues should seek professional advice before taking this tour. Minimum age for passengers is 4 years.

3 Flavor Shopping Tour Puerto Plata

 
3 Flavor Shopping Tour Puerto PlataSample some of the Dominican Republic’s finest exports on a tour of three factories in Puerto Plata. Visit the Del Oro Chocolate Factory to watch as the island’s organic cocoa beans are transformed into chocolate delicacies and even sample some of the factory’s delicious treats. Then you’ll tour Brugal Rum, a family-owned rum distillery where you can observe the barrel aging process that helps create some of the finest rum in the Caribbean. Lastly, browse the famous Vivonte Cigar Factory to watch expert craftspeople roll handmade cigars.

Departure Time/Location: Hotel lobby (times vary by hotel)
Duration: Approx 3.5 hours for activity (approx 4 hours total)
Operates: Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday
Tour Inclusions: Transportation, entrance fees, guide.
Not Included: Meals, drinks, gratuities, souvenirs.
Activity Level: Mild
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Recommendations/Notes: Wear comfortable clothing, sunglasses, sandals or tennis shoes and a hat. Bring your camera and extra cash for additional expenses/purchases.

Power Snorkel Adventure (please see restrictions)

 
Power Snorkel Adventure (please see restrictions)Let the Caribbean Sea wrap around you on this Power Snorkel cruising adventure, beginning with a scenic ride to beautiful Sosua Bay. Here, your well-trained guides will provide you with the motor-powered snorkel equipment and safety instructions. Afterward, take a short boat ride out to the reefs along the coast, and then you'll be ready to take charge of your underwater propulsion vehicle to soar through the magical aquamarine waters on an exploring session of the stunning, living coral reefs! You'll be amazed by the wide variety of fish life and the breathtaking coral views at Three Rocks, and the incredible sensation of clinging to a motorized vehicle that makes for greater and quicker propulsion underwater. At the end of the day, trek back to beautiful Sosua beach after a wonderful day at sea!

Departure Time/Location: Hotel lobby (times vary by hotel)
Duration: Approx 1.5 hours for activity (approx 4 hours total duration)
Operates: Monday to Friday
Tour Inclusions: Transporation, water, fruit punch, fruit, equipment
Not Included: Tips, souvenirs
Activity Level: Moderate
Wheelchair Access: No
Recommendations/Notes: Wear swimsuit, sunscreen, sunglasses. Bring a towel and extra money for additional expenses. Participants must know how to swim. Minimum age to participate in the Power Snorkel activity is 8 years old. Children ages 3-7 may attend as observers. Maximum weight 300 pounds / 136 kg. Not suitable for pregnant women. Guests under the influence of alcohol or drungs will not be allowed to participate. Release required.

Sosua Tip Top Catamaran

 
Sosua Tip Top CatamaranExplore the scenic coast of Puerto Plata on a catamaran tour of Sosua Bay. Relax on board a luxury catamaran and enjoy the tropical breeze as you sail through the turquoise waters. Take in panoramic views of the island’s white-sand beaches and coastal cliffs as you cruise through the bay. Then, hop in the water and snorkel through the calm and sheltered waters of Sousa Bay to snorkel above a protected coral reef formation full of aquatic life. Afterwards, enjoy a delicious lunch and open bar on the boat.

Departure Time/Location: Hotel lobby (times vary by hotel)
Duration: Approx 5 hours for activity (approx 6 hours total duration)
Operates: Daily
Tour Inclusions: Drinks, lunch, snorkel equipment
Not Included: Tips, souvenirs
Activity Level: Moderate
Wheelchair Access: No
Recommendations/Notes: Wear comfortable clothes and swimsuit. Bring towel, biodegradable sunscreen, camera and cash for personal expenses. This tour is only for those who can swim.

TOP 5 - Puerto Plata City Tour and Sosua

 
TOP 5 - Puerto Plata City Tour and SosuaVisit the incredible landmarks of Puerto Plata on an exciting guided tour! You’ll be guided through this historic city by bus, on foot and by cable car to discover the amazing history and culture of the town. Start by walking through the waterfront district to take in amazing colonial architecture. Then, you’ll head to Fort San Felipe, an ancient Spanish fortress dating back to the 16th century that was used to protect the city against pirates and which know houses fascinating artifacts of the island’s history. Next, pay a visit to the famous Puerto Plata Amber Museum, which contains one of the world’s largest collections of amber fossils housed inside a restored Victorian manor. Afterwards, enjoy a visit to Sousa to visit one of the island’s most beautiful white-sand beaches.

Departure Time/Location: From hotel lobby/may vary depending on hotel
Duration: Approx. 6 hours for activity (approx 7 hours total duration)
Operates: Fridays
Tour Inclusions: Transfers, tour guide, entrance to museums, lunch.
Not Included: Tips, souvenirs, photos.
Activity Level: Mild
Wheelchair Access: No
Recommendations/Notes: Comfortable clothing is recommended--shorts/Bermudas, t-shirt, sunglasses, swimsuit, tennis shoes. Bring a camera, sunblock, and cash for souvenirs and extras.

Santo Domingo City Tour

 
Santo Domingo City TourExplore the oldest city in the Americas on this tour of the Dominican capital city of Santo Domingo. Learn all about the fascinating history of the island’s Spanish colonization as you tour the Ciudad Colonial district, which is the oldest European-founded permanent settlement in the Americas. This fascinating UNESCO World Heritage Site contains over 300 historic buildings and monuments that date back as far as 1496. You’ll follow a guide through the continent’s oldest palace, Alcázar de Colón, that belonged to Diego Columbus, the former Viceroy of the Americas and son of famed explorer Christopher Columbus. Then, explore the administrative capital for the Spanish empire with a visit to the 16th century fortress of Las Casas Reales. Afterwards, admire Santo Domingo’s lush greenery with a walk through Mirador del Este Park to visit the ancient limestone cavern of Los Tres Ojos. Inside this 50-foot open-air cave, you can admire relics and cave drawings from the original Taino inhabitants.

Departure Time/Location: Hotel lobby/may vary depending on hotel
Return Time/Location: Hotel lobby/ may vary depending on hotel
Duration: Approx 4 hours for activity and approx 9 hous total
Operates: Sunday
Tour Inclusions: Transfers, Entrance fees, Tour Guide, and Lunch with +1 Drink.
Not Included: Tips, photos, souvenirs.
Activity Level: Moderate
Wheelchair Access: No
Recommendations: Wear comfortable clothing, sunscreen, sunglasses, sandals or tennis shoes. Don't forget to bring your camera and extra money. Shoulder and knees must be covered for some visits (Cathedral and National Monument), please dress accordingly.

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