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Pirate Rum Factory & Taino Cave Tour

209 reviews
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
About Pirate Rum Factory & Taino Cave Tour
The Pirate Rum Factory & Taino Cave Museum tour is well received as something different and unique in Punta Cana, because it is interesting and informative of the rich history that goes back 500 years before Christopher Columbus named Hispaniola. On your private tour a professional tour guide will take you and your family through a 4 million year old cave with bats, a waterfall, Tainos & Taino gods and explain the rich history of the Dominican Republic since the days of the Tainos, Christopher Columbus, Spanish conquistadors, pirates, and the Dominican Republic. You will be surprised to learn the 500-year history that brings us to the Dominican Republic today. Naturally, this ties in with the pirate rum and the hand painting of the bottles, the taste of rum infused with natural fruits, indigenous to the Dominican Republic, and is shown to be a great educational experience. We believe it would be a highlight for any visitor to the Dominican Republic. Great for all ages! Let me know if you would like to visit the Pirate Rum Factory & Taino Cave Museum. Taste the Tradition!
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Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

Excellent mini tour - the combination of history of the island and the caves and then finishing off with delicious rum!! Hand painted bottles make excellent souvenirs- I have recommended this tour to anyone I know going over! This afternoon trip is a must! Collection...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank laurenkav112
Reviewed April 11, 2018

Booked through Viator from start to finish brilliant, first arrive you think OMG whats this as you go in to manmade entrance, then after a short history on the island you go through to the gorgeous caves. Batista was extremely knowledgeable and friendly, the trip...More

Date of experience: March 2018
4  Thank Joe-Anne C
Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

This was a $40US tour form our resort in Punta Cana. The place is in need of a little TLC to bring it back to what it looks like it once was. Having said that the price was reasonable compared to other excursions. The cave...More

3  Thank Keith R
Reviewed April 2, 2018

We had a great time on this tour. The cave and history of the island were very interested and our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable. Tasting rum afterwards was fabulous too and the hand-painted bottles made very nice souvenirs to bring home

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank K G
Reviewed April 1, 2018

This was a good little tour- not overly long (about 2hours including transportation to and from our hotel). We sent them an email to book as the people at our hotel were unable to help us. They were very quick to respond and the price...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Karri S
Reviewed March 21, 2018

My husband and I took this tour on our honeymoon to Punta Cana. We had such a great time. The tour guide gave us a fun, informational tour of the beautiful caves. The Pirate Rum Factory was an awesome place! We tried 8 different types...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank Jenny R
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

Overall this was a great excursion! The tour was about 2 hours in length, including travel time. Our tour guides name was Batista and he was very knowledgeable and passionate about the cave. He knew a lot of interesting history as well. The rum factory...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank nstarr2018
Reviewed March 9, 2018

The cave tour was pretty interesting, even though our guide's accent made it difficult to understand without intense concentration. We found out that Christopher Columbus was not a man to be venerated. The rum factory was really a room where painters decorated bottles, which were...More

Date of experience: December 2017
4  Thank Nancy W
Reviewed March 7, 2018

The Taino cave tour was very interesting. Batista spoke English and was very understandable. It was a nice history lesson on Columbus from a more local, impacted perspective. The cave was stunning but a little kitschy with some of the 'ruins' but interesting none-the-less. I...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Patrick H
Reviewed March 6, 2018

We greatly enjoyed the cave tour! There were a ton of bats hanging around and our tour guide was very knowledgeable. The rum was delicious (generous pours) and the painter added our names and date to the ones we purchased. Would highly recommend, particularly for...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Niki M
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May 13, 2018|
Response from HoustonTravlinDave | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. It’s a pretty small operation but I really enjoyed the tour. Try calling them directly and leaving a message.
April 2, 2018|
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Response from nstarr2018 | Reviewed this property |
I wore casual clothes and sandals. I would recommend wearing running shoes, due to the uneven ground in the cave.