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Address: Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Activities: Group tours/day tour
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$50*
and up
Puerto Plata City Tour with Cable Car Ride

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A Must if You Like Rum!

We visited the factory while in Puerto Plata already, just asked cabbie to take us there. The store is in off the main road and you have to go through guard house. We didn't... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
streak64
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Peterborough, Canada
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Peterborough, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

We visited the factory while in Puerto Plata already, just asked cabbie to take us there. The store is in off the main road and you have to go through guard house. We didn't bother with the factory tour, pretty similar to other liquor and wine tours so we went straight to the store and tasting bar. You are offered... More 

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Liphook, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
4 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Not so much a tour but a chance to buy cheap rum! If you view it this way then you will be pleased as the rum is at a great low price. If you want to see rum being made / see historic rum production even rum being bottled you will be disappointed. We bought cheap rum - yay !... More 

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Cornwall, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Got to see the factory. Showed how they bottled the rum. In the store you can by excellent. For for 8.00 to 21.00 dollars, best price in the City.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Went here on my honeymoon with my wife and am glad I did. If you want cheap rum you can get it here. You can probably also haggle with people just about anywhere on the island and get it for the same price or maybe cheaper but I wasn't complaining about the prices here. You get to walk on an... More 

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Exton, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We did a little tour that showed us the bottling floor and the storage facilities. It's not a very in depth tour, but the tasting room was fun and the deals are great compared to duty free. We found the Siglo de Oro for $75 USD compared to $150 USD at the duty free nearest the gates.

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new york, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

open from 1-4pm, you get a short tour, a taste of all their rums, and the best thing about this is the price of the bottles there. very recommended.

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Went stopped here on a tour of Puerto Plata. Tour was very short but somehow it was free. Not sure if it always free or not but ours was free. Which was great! They gave us numerous free shots as many as we liked which was awesome! Also the prices were WAY cheaper than the supermarket if you want rum... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The tour was surprising in that Brugal uses old Jack Daniels oaken barrels. It wasn't overly long and worth the visit. What made this particularly special was that afterwards they gave our group a special tasting with cigar matching. I should mention that I was with a group of avid cigar smokers.

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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29 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Visited the Brugal bottling plant as part of an organised tour around Puerto Plata. There were around 5 or 6 busses arrive at one time so was very busy. First a little speech about rum ourside the factory, followed by a walk through the bottling plant which was surprisingly automated. Free tasters in shop afterwards which we didnt take up... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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55 reviews 55 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I enjoyed seeing the rum factory and was surprised how automated it was. I highly recommend this tour if you plan to buy rum to take home. We each purchased a couple of bottles to take home, it was so inexpensive! I also enjoyed trying the various types of rum in the tasting room.

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