Samana Dominican Republic Los Haitises National Park Tour.

Los Haitises National Park Tour
+ Cayo Levantado island

More than a tour, this is an unforgetable adventure and a communion with nature. Los Haitises is a magical place that takes us back to the time of the dinosaurs, its also were important scenes from the movie Jurassic Park were filmed.

Los Haitises is one of the main ecological attractions of the Dominican Republic.
The park constitute a karst (relief in rocks), tropical limestones in mogotes characteristic of these climatic zones of the earth. Its morphology presents hills, corridors and valleys. This unique park has a dense coastal wet forest located in the southern part of Samana Bay, and its an immense reserve full of caves, taino pictographs, humid forests, and hundreds of bird species, many of them endemic.

We initiate our tour in "Cayo Los Pajaros" (Bird Cay) where we will observe the reproductive areas of the birds that inhabit the reserve. Depending of the time of year we may see many of the newborns being fed by their parents.

  • Los Haitises National Park Tour from Samana.
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We continue onto "Boca de Tiburon" (Mouth of the Shark) a Cay that is home to stalactite formations, formed over time in this humid region. We then navigate through the mangrove canals observing the different types of endangered mangroves and the natural flora found in the park.

We then enter the area known as the "Bosque Humedo" (Humid Forest), where you will experience the silence of nature firsthand, momentarily broken by the birds singing that make this area their home.

During our trip we will also visit various natural caves known as Saint Gabriel, "La Linea" (The Line), and "La Arena" (The Sand) where you will find indigenous art painted on the cave walls and let yourself imagine the many activities that were held in those caves over many centuries ago.

After exploring Los Haitises National Park we will head east to the island of Cayo Levantado (Also knowned as Bacardi island) where you will enjoy a delicious tipical dominican buffet lunch with a selection of regional cuisine. Options include fish, chicken, rice and beans, pasta, fruit selection, salad, bread and either a refreshment or natural water.

You may also purchase alcoholic drinks from local vendors such as Pina Colada, Fruit punch, Presidente beer, which are not included as part of the excursion cost.

Cayo Levantado island ( Bacardi island ) Tour from Samana Town.

After lunch, we will enjoy the turquoise waters and white sands of Cayo Levantado and relax in a long chair on the beach with the warm Samana sun or a nice breezy shade from the coconut trees that abounds on the island. At the end of the day around 4:00 PM we will return to Samana port aboard our catamaran.

Throughout the excursion you will be accompanied by one of our experienced guides fluent in multiple languages who will help to make your adventure an unforgettable one. Aboard our boat you will be offered a selection of natural water, refreshments and dominican rum as well as snacks of pieces of pineapple and coconut for your enjoyment.

We pick you up at any hotel in Samana, Las Galeras and Las Terrenas.

Adult : $74 USD
Children below 10 years old : Half price

Excursion available on : WEDNESDAY and SATURDAY

What to bring

Comfortable clothing, tennis shoes preferable to explore the caves, bathing suit, suntan lotion, camera, pocket money, and a willingness to enjoy the beauty that awaits you!

Los Haitises National Park Tour from Samana Port.

JV AgencySamana Dominican Republic Los Haitises National Park Excursion.