Excursion to Samaná Peninsula: Los Haitises and Bacardi Island


Without prepayment
Free cancellation available

Adult    whole day 170
Child (4-12 y.o.) 0

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Excursion program

Start: 07:00     Duration: whole day

  • We offer the most eventful excursion program around the Samaná Peninsula – the most beautiful province of the Dominican Republic! The excursion around the Peninsula is very exciting and adventurous!
  • Departure from the hotel is at 7:00 a.m. You travel in a comfortable air-conditioned bus, accompanied by a professional guide.
  • A delicious breakfast on Cañita dock – sandwiches, coffee, juice and fresh fruit.
  • Boat trip to Samana Peninsula on a high-speed catamaran through the water area of Los Haitises nature reserve (hovering rocks, Taíno Indians cave, mangrove forest, populations of tropical birds).
  • Visit to the pirate island of Cayo Levantado (Bacardi). Shallow waters near its coast serve as home for starfish! A tasty traditional Dominican lunch
  • Return to the hotel at approximately 8:00 p.m. It is a marine excursion, and we recommend using waterproof cases for your devices. The company is not responsible for damages that may be caused to your devices by marine water during the excursion.
  • Return to the hotel at approximately 20:00

What to take

A camera in a bag
Socks for the boots – on the ranch, you will get the boots comfortable for horseback riding, and it is better to wear the boots with the socks:)
Money for extra expenses and tips (ATTENTION – a rancher guiding your horse expects to get about $5-$10 from you as a tip – it is their only source of income. Please, give them a tip only upon arriving back to the ranch!)
Good mood! Don’t worry – on the day before the excursion, our agent will remind you of this list:)

Our advantages

  • We boast the most complete excursion program around Samaná!
  • The excursion includes breakfast, delicious lunch and drinks
  • The bus features an air-conditioner, free water and WiFi
  • Deckchairs on the island are free!
  • The excursion is organized by expert guides – Mike and Pepe!
  • We do not waste time on shopping!

Nearest dates of excursion

The calendar is marked in red

on request

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The time of departure is stated in your ticket – it is the time of departure of the bus from the reception. You should come to the reception a bit earlier. If the tourists are coming late, the bus will be waiting for no more than 5 minutes after the time stated in the ticket.
As a rule, seawater is calm in the bay, where waves are a rare thing. On this excursion, a catamaran does not go to the open ocean, so there is nothing to worry about. However, if you have doubts, take some pills against seasickness.
Indeed, Samaná is characterized by unpredictable weather. So, take a raincoat with you just in case.
The self-service buffet ranch includes local dishes and soft drinks.
The island is quite small. A part of its territory is occupied by one of the best hotels of Samaná, while the rest of the territory is open for tourists. There, you will see gift-shops, a couple of bars and a beach.
You can try delicious tropical cocktails on the island, such as Piña Colada, Cuba Libre, Mojito and others. The price starts from US$5.
Yes, you can use deckchairs on the beach.
The island is located very close to the main Samaná dock, and they way to the island will take only 10-15 minutes.
As a rule, the situation depends on the weather – after rain and in general, with high humidity level, there are more insects, of course. So, take the repellent if it is possible.
Whale-watching excursion is organized only from January to March. It is possible to do whale watching in Samaná during a special excursion – book it now!
Near the port of Samaná, there is a beautiful pier with a picturesque view over the bay and a “bridge to nowhere”. Near the pier, there are all the restaurants where you can try local and European dishes and enjoy an ocean view.
The excursion starts from the region of Punta Cana, but there is also a similar program from Samaná.
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