Excursions

Cabarete, adventure capital of the Caribbean. So many things to do and see around Cabarete. A perfect place for a family vacation. Below please find some of the many excursion and activities our guests have chosen.

Waterfall Tours

Hereunder please find six (6) different tours to chose from. The tours are run by Iguana Mama the oldest Eco Adventure tour company of the region. Prices are quoted for Laser sailors, and their family or friends, and have to be booked by us.

27 Waterfalls

Tour Runs: Tue||Sat

Find your extreme side and go all the way with Iguana Mama. Hike, climb and scale up a series of spectacular waterfalls. With the rainforest canopy above you and the crystal clear water below, feel your senses come alive as you jump, slide and swim down natures own perfect water park. Iguana Mama is the ONLY tour company that will take you all the way up to No.27. Most companies turn back at No.5!

Rated: Intermediate. Although previous experience is not necessary. Swimmers only, please.

Tour Price (Adult) $94 (USD)

Tour Price (Youth) $94 (USD)

Tour Price (Child) Not suitable for this age group.

Ciguapa Falls Cascading

Tour Runs: Thur||Sun

Get away from the crowds with the ultimate “off the beaten track” excursion. Hike deep into the Septentrional Mountain Range and discover the cascading experience of Ciguapa Falls. Leap off a series of waterfalls as you immerse yourself in a Dominican wilderness undiscovered by most tourists. Iguana Mama is the only tour company that will take you there.

Help the community and your legs by hiring a donkey for the hike out (approx. 45 minutes uphill) They cost US$10.00 per donkey and all proceeds go directly to the donkey’s owner.

A delicious breakfast and Dominican Style lunch are included.

Rated: Intermediate. Although with good fitness previous experience is not necessary. min. age 14. Swimmers only

Tour Price (Adult) $94 (USD)

Tour Price (Youth) $94 (USD)

Tour Price (Child) Not suitable for this age group.

Magic Mushroom

Tour Runs: Mon||Wed||Fri

Try giving the river experience an extra twist by joining our weekly half day canyoning trip down the ‘Magic Mushroom’ section of the amazing Rio Blanco.

This slightly more technical trip will stimulate all your senses. It Includes abseils of up to 160 feet and exhilarating jumps of up to 30 feet into deep pools of crystal clear water.

A delicious breakfast and Dominican Style lunch are included

Rated: Intermediate – min. age 12

Duration: 8am – 2.30pm

Tour Price (Adult) $104 (USD)

Tour Price (Youth) $104 (USD)

Tour Price (Child) Not suitable for this age group.

Rappeller’s Delight

Tour Runs: Fri

It starts with 6 falls through which we abseil to reach the main river. Here we have some high jumps up to 12 meters or 40 feet. Fantastic waterfalls and gorgeous pools of crystal clear water – and it’s just us there, no other tourists around you!

The open Canyon catches the sun and swimming and jumping in the natural surroundings is simply epic. The hike out is quite a bit of work, so to anyone concerned about their fitness we would recommend paying an extra of $10 USD to hire a donkey. All this money goes directly to the owner of the donkeys.

Includes: Small breakfast and drinks during the tour, Fresh fruit and drinks after the tour. All the transfers and the equipment. (You have to bring sport shoes)

Rated: Intermediate, no prior knowledge is required besides swimming skills, no under 12’s

Duration: 7.30am – 2.30pm

Tour Price (Adult) $136 (USD)

Tour Price (Youth) $136 (USD)

Tour Price (Child) Not suitable for this age group.

Pleasure Dome

Tour Runs: Fri

This tour stimulates all your senses. A 150 feet rope assisted abseil brings you into the lost world. Challenging jumps up to 45 feet into deep pools of crystal clear water keeps your adrenaline rushing. Swimming through gorgeous lush tropical landscapes will satisfy the demands of the most ardent nature lovers. At the halfway point we stop for a small snack. An advanced walk brings us back to the Base.

The hike out is quite a bit of work, so to anyone concerned about their fitness we recommend paying an extra $10 USD to hire a donkey. Your $10 goes directly to the owner of the donkeys.

Rated: Advanced, no prior knowledge is required but some fitness besides swimming skills

Age: from 16 years

Includes: Small breakfast, snacks and drinks during the tour. Dominican lunch and drinks after the tour. All transfers and the equipment. (You have to bring sport shoes)

Rated: Intermediate, no prior knowledge is required besides swimming skills, no under 12’s

Duration: 8am – 3pm

Tour Price (Adult) $157 (USD)

Tour Price (Youth) $157 (USD)

Tour Price (Child) Not suitable for this age group.

Canyoning Supremacy

Tour Runs: Fri

The Ultimate Canyoning Experience on the North Coast.

When it comes to the ultimate canyoneering experience in the Dominican Republic, all roads lead to Canyoning Supremacy.

This all-day tour will take you deep into the river valley to places few have seen and even fewer have experienced!  Steep rappels and exhilarating jumps challenge you as the tour winds its way down several miles of untouched river canyon, testing not only your nerves and determination, but also your endurance!

The challenging 25-minute hike out of the canyon will fade into a distant memory as you devour a very delicious, well-deserved Dominican-style lunch. Those who vie for canyoning supremacy have finally met their match.  You will return triumphantly to Cabarete as a hero and a conquerer.

Rated: Advanced: Some prior knowledge is required + reasonable fitness and swimming skills. Prior experience of a tour like ‘Magic Mushroom’ is required.

Minimum Age: 18 years old.

Duration: 8am – 4pm

Includes: Small breakfast, snacks and drinks during the tour. Dominican lunch and drinks after the tour. All transfers and equipment. (You need to bring sports shoes).

Tour Price (Adult) $188 (USD)

Tour Price (Youth) $188 (USD)

Tour Price (Child) Not suitable for this age group.

IMPORTANT TRANSPORT INFORMATION

Tours include transport costs from your Cabarete location.

Hiking

Hereunder please find two (2) different tours to chose from. The tours are run by Iguana Mama the oldest Eco Adventure tour company of the region. Prices are quoted for Laser sailors, and their family or friends, and have to be booked by us.

El Choco National Park

Tour Runs: Wed || Sun

Check out one of the newest national parks in the country. An incredible 77 square kilometers of jungle, lagoon, caves, forest and open backcountry to explore. Can there be a better way to learn the Spanish names of various plants, trees and fruits than through smelling, touching, climbing and tasting the real and natural thing?

Rated: All Levels

Duration: 8:30am – 11:30am

Tour Price (Adult) $37 (USD)

Tour Price (Youth) $32 (USD)

Tour Price (Child) $27 (USD)

Mt. Isabel de Torres

Tour Runs: Mon || Fri

One of the 4 protected scientific reserves in the country, Mount Isabel de Torres is also home to the highest manicured gardens in the Caribbean, in addition to 5 indigenous birds.

Hiking through rainforest, this tropical expedition starts at sea level and finishes at 2,700ft. at the top enjoy breathtaking views of the old Puerto Plata bay. Lunch included.

Rated: Intermediate / Advanced

Duration: 8:30am – 3:30pm

Tour Price (Adult) $79 (USD)

Tour Price (Youth) $79 (USD)

Tour Price (Child) Not suitable for this age group.

Biking

Hereunder please find seven (7) different tours to chose from. The tours are run by Iguana Mama the oldest Eco Adventure tour company of the region. Prices are quoted for Laser sailors, and their family or friends, and have to be booked by us.

Islabon Coast Cruise

Tour Runs:  Tue||Sat

Combine a boat trip down the Yasica river with an easy 10km bike ride along the coast. This is an extremely informative bike tour, where beginners, families and bird lovers will have a chance to learn about the Dominican coastal vegetation and daily fishing life. A must for all families.

Tour Price (Adult) $58 (USD)

Tour Price (Youth) $42 (USD)

Tour Price (Child) $32 (USD)

Downhill Cruise (Half Day)

Tour Runs: Mon||Wed||Fri

Get out of the heat and into the heart of the country. Enjoy a big breakfast overlooking the beautiful Cibao Valley, next jump on our bikes for an exhilarating downhill bike ride right through the heart of the Septentrional Mountain Range. Two off road sections, including some single track are available for those seeking a challenge. A swim and optional jump into the refreshing Jamao River awaits us at the end.

Tour Price (Adult) $69 (USD)

Tour Price (Youth) $58 (USD)

Tour Price (Child) Not suitable for this age group.

Downhill Cruise (Full Day)

Tour Runs: Mon

Get out of the heat and into the heart of the country. Enjoy a big breakfast overlooking the beautiful Cibao Valley. Next, jump on one of our a bikes for an exhilarating downhill ride through the heart of the Septentrional Mountain Range. Two off road sections, including some single track are available for those seeking a challenge and a swim with optional jump in the refreshing Jamao River awaits us at the end. If your’re still in the mood ride the last 5 kms that include some good climbs up to the secluded Blue Moon Inn (otherwise jump in the taxi for this section). We finish with an exquisite poolside East Indian lunch before heading back to Cabarete.

Tour Price (Adult) $95 (USD)

Tour Price (Youth) $74 (USD)

Tour Price (Child) Not suitable for this age group.

Old River Ride

Tour Runs: Mon

Begin with a gradual uphill climb on a dirt road that cuts deep into the countryside. The trail follows the old path of the Yasica River providing great mountain bike terrain including flat stretches, easy downhills and river crossings. Old River is a fairly easy intermediate ride that combines an exhilarating tour with spectacular views.

Tour Price (Adult) $63 (USD)

Tour Price (Youth) $58 (USD)

Tour Price (Child) $53 (USD)

Rocky MF (28.3 km)

Tour Runs: Mon||Tue||Wed|Thur||Fri||Sat||Sun

“Hardcore downhill and single track with expert guides.” – Mountain Bike, UK

Enter the newest National Park in the country. This ride has it all – technical sections, climbing, downhill’s, single track and outstanding scenery.
An unrelenting ride in an unforgettable surrounding. This technical single track ride will push your skills to their limit and leave you cursing through your laughter. This ride is strictly for the hard core bikers…you know who you are.
A hard-core mountain bikers dream.

Rated: Advanced / Expert

Duration: 8am – 11:30am

Tour Price (Adult) $53 (USD)

Tour Price (Youth) $53 (USD)

Tour Price (Child) Not suitable for this age group.

El Choco Loco (44km)

Tour Runs: Mon||Tue||Wed|Thur||Fri||Sat||Sun

Forty-four km of on/off road craziness. Blaze across El Choco National Park as you conquer one of the longest and most intense rides we offer. Although not too technical, this tour will test your stamina as well as your will power.

Rated: Intermediate/Advanced/Expert Riders

Duration: 8am – 12pm

Tour Price (Adult) $53 (USD)

Tour Price (Youth) $53 (USD)

Tour Price (Child) Not suitable for this age group.

Max Endurance (60km)

Tour Runs: Mon||Tue||Wed|Thur||Fri||Sat||Sun

EL Choco Loco and Rocky MF combine to give you an extreme mountain bike adventure you may survive to tell your grandchildren about. Uphill, downhill, off-road, and single track, this ride has everything you need and is like nothing you’ve ever experienced.

Rated: Advanced / Expert Riders

Duration: 8am – 2pm

Tour Price (Adult) $79 (USD)

Tour Price (Youth) $79 (USD)

Tour Price (Child) Not suitable for this age group.

IMPORTANT TRANSPORT INFORMATION

Tours include transport costs from your Cabarete location.