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Excursion a la Isla Saona

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Address: La Romana 23000, Dominican Republic
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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USD 94.00*
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Catamaran Cruise to Saona Island from Punta Cana
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USD 79.98*
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Day Trip to Saona Island and Altos de Chavon
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USD 85.00*
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Saona Island Excursion by Catamaran or Speedboat

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Fun and Sun

A great day of fun and sun! The natural pool is awesome with starfish and all. The trip to and from the island is by two forms of water transportation.

Reviewed 5 days ago
Louisville, Kentucky
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We did the excursion to Soana Island through our Tui rep. We travelled 90 mins to get to the boat, then it took us a few hundred meters, before we were told we were stopping for snorkeling! Snorkeling lasted around 30 mins, then speedboat across to the natural pool. This was the best part of the excursion, 30 or so... More 

Thank 101HellyP
Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A great day of fun and sun! The natural pool is awesome with starfish and all. The trip to and from the island is by two forms of water transportation.

Thank lisaQ4208VK
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We did the full day tour, which began at 7:30 in the Morning. We were told we were going to go on a speed boat to Saona Island and a relaxing Catamaran back with open bar. We were also told the bus ride to the boat would be about 40 minutes. Well after a 3 hour bus ride we finally... More 

Thank Martin R
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35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took one of the tours to Isla Saona with a stop at La Piscina. The island Saona es beautiful, white sand, tall palm trees, blue clear water!!! Highly recommended to visit. On the other hand, la Piscina is nothing special, it was supposed to be an area for Sea stars, to me seem to be a place were bunch... More 

Thank Alejandra U
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked this VIP trip through Amstar, the travel agent on site at Dreams Dominicus. I was looking forward to some gorgeous snorkeling and a day on a beautiful beach for myself and my two sons (11 and 13). Instead, we got a half hour of some of the most boring snorkeling I've ever done, bobbing around among a whole... More 

Thank mominmaine2015
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was looking forward this this excursion the most. I purchased the excursion online when booking the trip with Vacation Express. When I got to our resort, I met with the tour contact from Nexus Travel. He booked the tour time/date and gave us instructions on when to meet the tour bus. The bus was 15 minutes late. We were... More 

Thank Jacquelinjames
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This excursion is a must do while in Punta Cana! We booked the Saona Island VIP excursion through Amstar and it was well worth the $153. Its an all day excursion that includes a speed boat ride out for snorkeling and then over to a sand bar area where you can get off the boat and see the starfish. They... More 

Thank Diana R
Vancouver, Canada
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

10 hours that included a bus ride to the motor boat, snorkeling, swim with star fish, buffet in island, swim, open bar - get on a catamaran and return to shore with dance and music. Perfect end to an awesome day. Tip- I bought the trip from a local agent (not on resort) 60 bucks for adults and 30 for... More 

Thank Vbhas
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Long bus ride from Punta Cana (with a stop over at an overpriced tourist trap). Upon arrival at Bayahibe vendors were at the door of the bus shoving their wares in your face and even following our group to the catamaran. There they take a picture of you for "identification" then on to an overcrowded catamaran with open bar. All... More 

Thank jmd19
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20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We did a VIP tour to the island with Thomson in Dec and loved every minute of it. The tour guide was really funny and we were looked after really well. We were transferred to the coast to get on a speed boat and as soon as we got on, we were offered olives, sandwiches, juice etc, all delicious. They... More 

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