Diving and Excursions in Bayahibe, Dominican Republic

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Saona VIP tour

Saona “Canto de la Playa” (with stop in Canto de la playa and Mano Juan)

Price: 85 $ (lunch without lobster – 70 $)

Saona (without stop in Canto de la playa and Mano Juan)

Price: 60$ 

(children under 5 travel free, children 6–12 pay half price)

Start: 8:30 – End 17:00

With our motor catamaran we visit the beautiful beaches and scenery of this incredible island. We start this full day tour in Bayahibe. While we approach the caves of the Tainos, will your English-speaking guide provide information to the National Park. Seestars offers you the Piscina Natural. In this natural bath we enjoy our first swim with a glass of rum. On the way to Saona Island we pass the mangroves and if we are lucky, even a turtle swims past on our boat. On a small tour in the little fishing village called Mano Juan you can visit the school, church, a small supermarket several local souvenir shops and the turtle project.

On the beach under palm trees we serve you typical Dominican food like lobster and pork with rice and salad. On request, chicken or fish can be reserved in advance. Water, Sprite, Coca-Cola and rum are available throughout the day.

After 10 minutes drive we reach the beautiful beach Canto de la Playa. Here you can lie down in the sun, take a walk on the beach, enjoy a massage or explore the small reef with mask and snorkel. Tropical fruits and fresh coconut gives you the perfect the Caribbean-feeling.

Colorful Caribbean fish you see on our last stop when we stopp for snorkeling shortly before Bayahibe. Back an Bayahibe the taxi will wait for you, which takes you back to your hotel.
Pick up and return to the hotel, Snorkel equipment and meals are included in the price

This day trip we also offer in private groups with speedboats.

Catalina Island

Price: 47 $ (drinks)

Start 8:30 – End 14:00

This is a beautiful half-day trip by speed boat or a motor catamaran (min. 10 people) for those who like to dive or snorkel and love a rich coral reef.
Our first stop is called «The Wall». While the snorkelers observe the amazing reef from the surface, the divers explore a wall rich of different kind of corals. Our second dive is called «Aquarium» and is located just a few meters in front of «Catalina Beach», where our snorkelers lay on the beach already, enjoy a cool drink or explore the reef located just in front of the beach.
If you like you get the opportunity to visit some small souvenir shops on the beach or take a walk on the beach.
After a stay of 1.5 hour on the beach we start our journey back to Bayahibe and pass Casa de Campo where stars like Ricky Martin, Shakira, Julio Iglesias and other celebrities own a house. Anyone who has seen the movie Rambo 2 or King Kong will maybe recognize the Rio de Chavon.
The price includes drinks on board and on the beach like rum, Sprite, Coca-Cola, water, fresh fruit and snacks.

Santo Domingo

Price: 81 $

Start 8:30 – End 17:30

Are you ready for a beautiful walk through the capital? We are going to visit the historical centre, a typical supermarkets and the Hard Rock Cafe. Also part of the tour are the Cathedral, the house of Columbus, the lighthouse, the sundial and «la calle de las Damas» (the ladies street).
And don’t forget the “3 Ojos” – the three eyes. These are three partly underground freshwater lakes surrounded by stalactites. Be part of the enchanting beauty of nature. The third lake we reach by raft. We stop at the Cathedral of Alta Gracia in Higuey on our way back to Bayahibe.
Lunch in the restaurant is included in the price.

Speed boat tours

Rio de Chavon

Price: two-man boat: 128 $, single boat: 95 $
Start 8:30 – End 12:00

Piscina Natural and mangrove

Price: two man boat: 128 $, single boat: 95 $

Start 13:30 – End 17:00

Be your own captain! In Bayahibe we start the engines and head towards La Romana. Here we turn to the estuary of the Rio de Chavon and follow the river course. Enjoy the solitude and beauty of this nature and passing movie locations from classics like Rambo 2 and King Kong. On the way back you go past the village of Casa de Campo. Here you can find properties of stars and celebrities like Ricky Martin, Shakira and Julio Iglesias. On the boat dock you can see the private yachts and luxury boats.

Who wants to press on the gas in the afternoon, drives to the Piscina Natural with us. This natural bath is also famous for the big Seestars. From Bayahibe you will drive southeast direction Saona. You go first past the caves of the Tainos, drive very close to the mangrove forests and in the end you can toast in the Piscina Natural with a rum on your driving skills.

Horse riding

Price: 68 $ (duration 2.5 hours)

Start 9:00 – End 11:30

It offers you a beautiful horseback ride through the National Park West. Here you have the possibility to admire the protected flors and animals of the Dominican Republic. On the way back you can get wet when we ride along the beach through the water. Unforgettable photos are guaranteed

Price: 122 $ (duration 5 hours)

Start 9:00 – End 14:00

Would you spend more time with your horse, explore the National Park and also ride along the beach longer? Then we have just the right offer for you. Our 5 hours trip not only goes deeper into the national park, it also allows a stop at the caves to look at the cave paintings of the Tainos. With a fresh coconut you have the opportunity to relax in the ocean. Wet you’ll at least on the way back, when we ride through knee-deep water. A wonderful day, for animal and nature lovers.

Deep sea fishing

Price: 135 $

Start 7:30 – End 12:30

You’ll go out with a professional fishing boat in the sea. Sonar, fishing chairs and rods are available for you. Whit maximum 5 people you spend the morning with a drift- fishing. Meals are on board like coca cola, water, rum, beer and snacks. With a little luck you get a dorado, marlin or a swordfish home.
On request, we also offer full-day excursions or organize a private tour for you.
Some who likes just to see the spectacle can join for 102 $.

Whale excursion to Samana

Price: 162 $

Start 6:30 – End 19:30 (January to March)

This full day trip offers you an unforgettable experience and the possibility to get photos from the vicinity of these beautiful animals. After a two-hour bus ride to the north of the island, we drive with our excursion boat into the Atlantic. For two hours we admire the spectacle of nature and be impressed by the size and grace of these animals. Undisturbed by the spectators the whale present us their gigantic whales flippers and their somersaults.
Meals are included in the price and includes a delicious breakfast, lunch buffet and drinks.

Safari

Price: 75 $

Start 8:15 – End 17:15

With a typical Dominican, open van we drive into the interior of the Dominican Republic. We walk or ride, as desired, through the sugar cane plantations. Here you will see the cultivation of coffee, cacao, tobacco, pineapple, papaya, vanilla and various tropical fruits.
Our guides will inform you during a tasting fruit on the cultivation of plants and the lives of workers and their families. After visiting the Rum factory we serve you on a small hill a delicious lunch. After that provides you the opportunity to bathe in the river or you can visit the village of the sugar cane workers.
On the way back we visit the Cathedral of Higuey. Drinks are available at any time (Sprite, Coke water, rum, beer) and are included in the price.

Buggy tour

Price: 122 $ – pair, 81 $ – single

Start 8:00 – End 13:00 or Start 13:00 – End 18:00

With the buggy you drive 22 km through the jungle and you will see the beautiful caves and mines of the Cumaiaza Calice. Later we visit a fishing village and the school. Before we go back home you have the opportunity to swim in the sea.
Other option to exit the sugar additions and the Rio de Chavon are also offered.