Welcome to the Twenty Seven Waterfalls of Rio Damajagua and the best adventure tourism site in the Dominican Republic! Nestled in the rolling hills of the Northern Corridor mountain range and behind the long stalks of sugar cane lays a treasure you won’t find anywhere else in the world. Mother Nature has crafted twenty-seven awe-inspiring pools, etched out of limestone, for your enjoyment. Come discover the best kept secret of the Dominican Republic!!
The Brugal Rum Distillery is located less than a kilometer east of the town limits on the main Sosua-Playa Dorada highway. The distillery is open every day of the week except Saturday and Sunday, from 9am-12pm, then 2pm-5pm. There is no admission charge, and you will met in a reception area by a pleasant guide who will escort you inside the huge distillery which produces about a millon and a half liters of white and dark rum each year. Of course, you can buy slightly discounted rum by the liter, and really nice souveneirs.
The El Choco National Park is the starting point of this exciting tour to the Cabarete caves. The bilingual tour guide explains how the caves were formed and adds interesting facts about the history of the area. After that, expect to undertake an expedition through the sub-tropical woodland, where you will be able to explore the native flora and fauna. This tour is a must for nature lovers, and taking it contributes to the preservation of the park, since a portion of the entrance fee is donated to the National Parks for Conservation and Preservation.
Fun City Action Park is largest and finest GO-KARTS center in the Dominican Republic and all the Caribbean.
Located between Sosua and Cabarete, 9Km up El Choco, RD, Monkey Jungle offers something for every age. Open 7days a week, 365 days a year, this 280 acre working farm provides a 4,500 foot ACCT Certified Zip Line with 7 Stations and a free fall fan descender droppin almost 60 feet into an ancient cave. You will also tour a five acre botanical garden located in an old grotto, with 25 squirrel monkeys posing for pictures, sitting on heads and shoulders, without fear of humans. A large enclosure houses rescue cappochins who entertain and provide countless memories.
This is a tour that should not be missed during your stay in Puerto Plata. Located on the top of Mount Isabel (2555 feet or 855 meters above sea), this cable car offers you the beautiful panoramic ocean view and surrounding areas of Puerto Plata. It is one of the picturesque and most impressive excursions that can obtain a tourist upon visiting the Dominican Republic. On top of the mountain you will find botanical gardens, a statue of Christ (similar to the one in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), a restaurant and several souvenir shops. in addition, of course, to the breathtaking views of Puerto Plata and the surrounding ocean. Admission fee: RD$200 – $5US
Ocean World Adventure Park, Marina & Casino is the most complete entertainment complex of the Dominican Republic, located in Cofresi Beach, just 3 miles west from the town of Puerto Plata.
The Fuerte San Felipe (San Felipe Fort) is located on a small peninsula on the Bahia de Puerto Plata, the bay Columbus once had such high hopes for. The Fort is, in fact, the only vestige of Puerto Plata’s colonial past. For a little admission fee, you’ll be able to look in on a small historical museum, and the tiny cell in which the hero of the Independence movement, Juan Pablo Duarte, was briefly confined. You’ll find a number of guides hanging around the entrance to the fort, who for a small fee, will give you a tour. Admission is RD$100 – $2.50US and includes a headset and voice tour.
During January through early April, humpback whales return to the bay at Samana each year. The bay is about a 2 1/2 hour drive from Puerto Plata’s International Airport, but is well worth a day trip or an overnight stay. Scuba divers will enjoy the sounds of the humpback whales!Thousands of humpback whales from the North Atlantic migrate to the waters of the Dominican Republic each winter to mate and give birth. Their most popular winter rendezvous is Silver Bank, the 3,000-square-kilometer reef system approximately 70 miles north east of Puerto Plata. But from there many circulate to other popular areas like humans do at singles bars! One of these gathering places is Samana Bay. More than 1,500 humpbacks visit the bay, with as many as 300 present at any given time during mating season.The World Wildlife Fund considers Samana Bay one of the best places in the world to watch whales. It offers something for everyone-the outer bay is where you might find aggressive males competing for the favors of willing females, and the sheltered inner bay is one of the most important humpback nurseries in the world.