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Runners Adventures

Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
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About Runners Adventures
Over 22 years providing amazing cultural and outdoor excursions in the Dominican Republic. We create experiences with the best of alternative tourism. Helping tourists become travelers.
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71 reviews
Explore the highlights of Puerto Plata in one day on this city tour, a great choice for first-time visitors with limited time. You’ll explore the historic Fortress of San Felipe, tour the Brugal Rum Distillery, visit the Amber Museum, taste hand-crafted chocolates at the Del Oro Chocolate Factory, and ride a cable car to the top of Mount Isabel. Plus, lunch and hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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from $70.00
6 reviews
Visit Cayo Arena (also called Cayo Paraiso), a coral island off the coast of the Dominican Republic, during a full-day trip from Puerto Plata. Journey northward in a comfortable coach to Punta Rusia, in La Isabela Bay, then board a modern speed boat bound for the tiny coral atoll. On the way, look out for manatees and enjoy the sunshine while your relax on the deck. On the island, relax in the soft sand, snorkel and swim in the azure waters or explore on foot. Lunch, beverages and round-trip transportation from Puerto Plata hotels are included.
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from $95.00
16 reviews
This Puerto Plata adventure tour combines three attractions in one so you can optimize your time on the north coast. Splash into some of the 27 Waterfalls of Damajagua, ride through a tropical landscape on horseback, and complete an exhilarating zipline course through the treetops. It’s a must-do for adrenaline seekers of all ages.
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from $120.00
14 reviews
Discover Guzmancito during this 4x4 off-roading adventure from Puerto Plata. In an off-road vehicle with your adventure guide, ascend the hills for spectacular views of Puerto Plata spread out below. Learn about different ecosystems, from majestic palms to exotic mango trees and a variety of spined cactus. Visit a typical Dominican house and then enjoy a buffet lunch on a stunning beach. Visit local rum and cigar factories to learn about some of the country's most important exports. This full-day excursion includes round-trip transportation from Puerto Plata hotels.
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from $75.00
1 review
Board a luxury catamaran and cruise to the tiny island of Cayo Arena on this full-day excursion from Puerto Plata. Explore extensive mangrove forests home to native wildlife, enjoy a floating bar and Champagne at a shallow sandbar in the middle of the sea, and snorkel at a coral reef with a guide. Then sit down beachside for a buffet-style Dominican lunch with lobster.
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from $160.00
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I did the Monkey/Plantation tour from Puerto Plata (Amber Cove). It surpassed our expectations. About a 25 minute bus ride through the countryside was no problem and Julio (tour guide) made it interesting with information about the local economy, people and sites....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank AlexA900
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our cruise ship was diverted to Amber Cove POP Dominican Republic and we selected this excursion offered through the cruise ship. Our tour guide was Dan Marino and our driver was Juan 2. We had a pleasant 25 minute ride to Monkeyland with Dan pointing...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very great service and super exciting locations! I would strongly recommend visiting and taking this tour with Dan Marino and his driver Roberto!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Meagan W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yes, bus commute is long but it's totally worth it! Beautiful island with crystal clear water.Good snorkeling.Glad we did Vip so we enjoyed food and drinks on our catamaran.Must see if you are in Puerto Plata area.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank irminads
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very well designed trip to explore culture of Puerto Plata! Started with a Horseback ride into a Village, visited a Local school, then Monkeys and an exhibit of the island's past, their crops and samples of their food. Another shout out to "King" and "queen"...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an awesome adventure. Raul and Bomba treated us very well. Everyone was extremely informative and very funny.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank WalterandRisa M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Monkeyland was super clean and the staff was friendly. The monkeys were adorable and was a great experience. Our tour guide Frank was very informative and knew the answers to all of our questions and was very accommodating. Overall great experience that I would do...More

Thank angluva
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Monkey World was a great adventure for me and my 7-year old daughter. This is a must when visiting Puerta Plata! The monkeys are so soft and a lot of fun! The company of Frank and Juan made it even more interesting. We will come...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank agnieszka_wiktoria
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

this was literally the best animal excursion I have been to. The staff were very friendly, professional, and just fun to be around. Frank was absolutely the best. He we lnt above and beyond to make our time very worthwhile. And really made our time...More

Thank Rodney R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This trip was really fun. My favourite part was the monkeys, getting to feed them and have them climb and jump on you was really neat. They are so light. The guide Frank and the driver Demetrio were so friendly it would be hard to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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It cost us $75 each for this tour. We purchased it at the resort through the Air Transat rep. I don't think you can purchase it ahead of time. I thought it was fairly expensive when I purchased it but in the end it was well... More
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