Escape the city to immerse yourself in the ecotourism of the province of Hato Mayor, the first ecotourism province of the Dominican Republic. Come with us and enjoy the fresh waters of one of the unexplored beaches of Los Haitises, where San Lorenzo Bay is located. The place is accessible by boat, surrounded by rainforest and mangrove forest. While you are navigating you will get in contact with nature and the unforgettable landscape of this national park. This tour will be a mix of kayaking, boating, visiting one cave, and swimming in one of the most important national parks of the country, here is the majority of the Biodiversity of the island, and the second-largest mangrove forest with more than 98 km2.
Our local and expert staff will make sure you really get to know the Tainos culture, their history in Los Haitises, and their connection with nature. This tour is in ecotourism mode where the community gets to play a very important role, they are guides, captain boats, and drivers.
Booking Adventure’s priority is to make sure you get the best of the best, from the moment you buy the ticket until you finish your trip. Our tours are focused on environmental education, adventure, and local history and during this trip, you’ll get to see a little bit of everything.
Inclusions & Exclusions
- Boat and Captain
- Snacks, (water, fruits, Sandwiches, and soda)
- All taxes, fees, and handling charges
- Local taxes
- Officials Ecologist tour guides English/Spanish
- Swimming Natural Pools and unexplored Beach
- One Cave
Departure & Return
The tour, organized by “Booking Adventures” starts at the meeting point set with the Tour Guide or Staff member. The traveler will get a meeting point after the Reservation Process. Tours start and Finish at our meeting points.
Los Haitises Kayaking + Boat Trip + Caves and Swimming Beach ( All in One).
What To Expect?
Get your ticket for the Eco-Adventure Tour Los Haitises National Park All In One
This Excursion starts from a meeting point you must confirm with our travel Agents or your Tour Guide before heading to any location. Once you meet your guide you’ll have a debrief of the tour and everything related to your day.
When everyone is ready and we pick up the kayaks we will head to the first location which is Playita Las Almejas where natural pools are, while we navigate through the mangrove forest and coat of San Lorenzo Bay we will share with you stories about Los Haitises, Geology and go over the mangroves species with having around San Lorenzo Bay.
As we arrive at the first location you should get your swimsuit ready to go on your kayak and paddle to the Cave of the line with your tour guide, the rest of the staff will wait for you until you finish the first part of the activity.
During this part of your trip, you will be able to go around the Old Las Perlas Port which is one of the first structures built by Europeans in the area, about 1866, and this was connected with a train line that was the transportation for the coffee, bananas and everything this group of European was farming in what is today Los Haitises.
In the cave you will visit there are more than 1200 pictographs painted by the Tainos, this was a way to express themselves, and today these pieces of art tell us stories we never thought we would find nowadays. When you finish here we will head back to Playa de las Almejas for snacks and swimming time.
After swimming at the natural pool we are going to go back to the main port in Cano Hondo area, this is a 5 hours tour that gives you the opportunity to oversee most of Sabana de la Mar and Los Haitises National Park, this excursion ends in the same place as it started.
Note: These tours are with Officials Ecologist tour guides. Please Book with time because in the park there are not too many specialists.
What should you bring?
- Bug Spray
- Comfortable pants
- Running Shoes
- Rain Jacket
Hotel pick-up is not offered for this tour. Just if you are in Cano Hondo Hotel or Hotels in Sabana de la mar area.
Note: If you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/Excursion departure time, we can arrangements hotel pick-up with extra Charges from any place of The Dominican Republic. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local Tour guide to organize pick-up arrangements.
Additional Info Confirmation
- Tickets are the Receipt after paying this Tour. You can show the payment on your phone.
- Meeting Point Will be received After the Reservation Process.
- Children must be accompanied by an adult.
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Infants must sit on laps
- Not recommended for travelers with back problems
- Not recommended for pregnant travelers
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Most travelers can participate
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Funds will be lost if the reservation is canceled the same day of the trip.