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Puerto Plata Shore Excursion: Damajagua Waterfalls Tour For Amber Cove Cruise Ship Passengers

Highlights
  • Discover the secluded Damajagua Waterfalls on this full-day shore excursion
  • Explore Damajagua's twenty-seven pristine falls cascading over limestone with your local guide
  • Jump, swim and slide down natural waterslides
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Puerto Plata Shore Excursion: Damajagua Waterfalls Tour For Amber Cove Cruise Ship Passengers
From USD 79.00
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Midway 12 Falls of DamajaguaMost Popular
Book this tour for a moderate hike of about 40 minutes to the Midway 12 Falls then jump and slide your way down the waterfalls and sluices followed by an authentic Dominican Lunch.
From USD 79.00
Full 27 Falls of Damajagua
Book this tour to hike, jump and slide the Full 27 Waterfalls of Damajagua for the most thrilling excursion of your entire vacation ending with a delicious and authentic Dominican Lunch.
From USD 89.00
Overview

Once your cruise ship docks in Puerto Plata's Amber Cove, discover the secluded Damajagua Waterfalls on this full-day trip. Tucked in the hills of the Dominican Republic's Northern Corridor, explore twelve of twenty-seven pristine falls cascading over limestone with your local guide. Get a short safety briefing, then jump, swim and slide down natural waterslides. Lunch, beverages, safety equipment and round-trip transportation from the cruise terminal are included. Please read about the option to go all the way to the top in the exclusions section.

What to Expect
After meeting your guides outside the Amber Cove Cruise Terminal you will board an air-conditioned vehicle for the 25 minute ride to the falls. During the ride you will receive a safety briefing and some local information of interest. Water, sodas, snacks and iced towels will be on board.

On arrival at the 27 Falls of Damajagua Park you will leave the transport where you can leave a bag with your valuables, towel, dry clothes and flip flops for after the tour. Your guide will introduce you to the local waterfall guides who will be looking after you and you’ll be issued with a life jacket, helmet and a bottle of water for the hike up. If you want to take photos or video on the tour please only bring waterproof cameras. From this point on everything will get wet!

A moderate 40 minute uphill hike through a beautiful jungle landscape gets you to the 12th waterfall or, if you are in excellent physical shape, choose to hike all the way to the top of the 27 Waterfalls (approximately 70 minutes) and experience it all.  Either way, it's where your real fun begins as we head back down-river and you jump, slide and swim your way through a series of spectacular waterfalls, canyons and azure pools, emerging with a silly grin on your face and incredible memories to cherish! The tour includes jumps of up to 25 feet (8 meters), but don't worry, the big ones have another way down if you don't want to jump. Once back down at the first fall and after you have taken your time relaxing in the amazing azure waters there will be a 15-minute hike back to the visitor center for lunch and a well earned rum and coke!

After changing into your dry clothes enjoy a delicious and varied Dominican buffet lunch which includes barbecued chicken and pork, stews, rice, pasta and salads. Sodas and local rum are included (beer available but not included). After the meal you will say goodbye to the local guides and board the transport for the 25-minute transfer back to Amber Cove. We always aim to get you back at least one hour before the departure of your ship.

Please note: This tour is for cruise ship passengers only.
Reviews (61)
1 - 5 of 15 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Best Excursion Yet!

This was an amazing excursion, and I'm so glad we chose Iguana Mama over any other company (including Carnival). We went the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, so it was their dry season and we were only able to do half of the falls; however, they refunded...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kaylyn B
LidiaSophia, Owner at IGUANA MAMA ADVENTURE TOURS & AMBER COVE SHORE EXCURSIONS, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hola Kaylyn! Many thanks for choosing us for your shore excursion and this wonderful review and recommendation! Truly appreciated! I'm so pleased to read it was a memorable experience for you and I will be sure to let David and Bright know you thought they...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile
Experience of a Lifetime

The staff of Iguana Mama instantly made us feel welcome upon meeting them outside the cruise port. They placed us on an air conditioned bus and gave us water. We enjoyed seeing the countryside on the way to the excursion. We chose the shorter excursion...More

Thank crussell220
LidiaSophia, Owner at IGUANA MAMA ADVENTURE TOURS & AMBER COVE SHORE EXCURSIONS, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Hola Crystal B! Thanks so much for choosing us as your shore excursion and this wonderful review and recommendation! Stepping outside your comfort zone is never easy so we salute you! You jumped the highest waterfall at Damajagua and even though the execution wasn't optimal,...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018
Favorite excursion of our cruise!

Raul, Nelson and the other guides were funny, professional and very attentive. The tour bus was easy to find and best of all, it was a coach style bus with A/C and plenty of room. It is quite the hike up a bunch of steps...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mari N
LidiaSophia, Owner at IGUANA MAMA ADVENTURE TOURS & AMBER COVE SHORE EXCURSIONS, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Hola Mari N! Wow! What a great review of our excursion, the people and the island! Thanks so very much! I'll be sure to let the guides know you thought they did a great job and your descriptions are perfect! I do hope you decide...More

Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile
Amazing

We had the best time Raul and the rest of the crew were amazing. We went all the way to the top. It was all so beautiful. We got amazing pictures with our under water camera. The hike up was tiring but worth every step....More

Thank Donna B
LidiaSophia, Owner at IGUANA MAMA ADVENTURE TOURS & AMBER COVE SHORE EXCURSIONS, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2018

Hola Donna! Thanks so very much for choosing our Full 27 Waterfalls of Damajagua as your shore excursions and for this wonderful review and recommendation! Congrats and making it all the way!!!! I'm happy to share your comments with Raul and we hope you'll join...More

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Great Excursion

Had a great time. Winston Ramone best guide ever. I highly recommend this adventure. We booked it through the company itself and not through the cruise. I was very skeptical. Once we met Winston at the designated meeting place, which was on the side of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank Tony C
LidiaSophia, Owner at IGUANA MAMA ADVENTURE TOURS & AMBER COVE SHORE EXCURSIONS, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Hola TonyC! Many thanks for taking a chance with an independent tour operator and even more thanks for the strong recommendation! Much appreciated! Glad you had a great time! Please share the pics if you do bring an underwater camera! Those would be awesome photos!...More

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Response from violinhysteria | Reviewed this property |
I used Iguana Mama and I highly recommend this tour operator. I took this information off their website to answer your question. "Cruise Ship Shore Excursion Passengers: If for any reason the ship docks too late to run even... More
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