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Indigenous Eyes Ecological Park & Reserve

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Address: Ave. Abraham Lincoln No. 960, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Phone Number: 18099599221
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The Indigenous Eyes Ecological Park and Reserve is a private protected area...

The Indigenous Eyes Ecological Park and Reserve is a private protected area owned and operated by the PUNTACANA Ecological Foundation. Consisting of lowland subtropical forest, the reserve covers 1,500 acres of land dedicated to conservation, scientific research, and recreation.The Ecological Reserve is a forest reserve with twelve freshwater lagoons, five of which visitors can swim in. Historians discovered that the Taíno Indians, the pre-Columbian inhabitants of the island, referred to the lagoons as “eyes” because of their distinctive shape. For this reason, the Ecological Park and Reserve was named “Ojos Indígenas” or “Indigenous Eyes.”The Ecological Park consists of numerous exhibits describing the cultural and natural history of the island. Visitors can visit a petting zoo with many domesticated animals common in the Dominican Republic since colonial times, a sugarcane exhibit, an iguana habitat and many other attractions.

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Went there with friends, great hike (don't wear flip-flops, not the best for this), once you get to the lagoon, is a sight to behold, its beautiful, the water is so fresh and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went there with friends, great hike (don't wear flip-flops, not the best for this), once you get to the lagoon, is a sight to behold, its beautiful, the water is so fresh and clear, trust you'll want to get in, because of how hot the hike is. There are other smaller lagoons, yet I would say the bigger one is... More 

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Puntacana Resor... a, Group Coordinator FGPC at Indigenous Eyes Ecological Park & Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We hope to have you here again soon in Puntacana! Cheers! More 

Bayamon, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful hike through a trail that takes you to a few fresh water holes. Hike trail is nicely kept and water is clear and cool. Water is so clear you can see the fish and turtles. Really nice experience if you enjoy unadulterated nature.

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Puntacana Resor... a, Group Coordinator FGPC at Indigenous Eyes Ecological Park & Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you so mucha for your kind review. We hope to have you soon again in Puntacana! Regards. More 

Powder Springs, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

They was a wonderful little place to go to. The water was crystal clear and a little cool. It felt great to jump in!

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Puntacana Resor... a, Group Coordinator FGPC at Indigenous Eyes Ecological Park & Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We hope to have again soon! Regards. More 

Arlington, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Take bread. I wish I had known this beforehand. The friendly turtles will come and eat out of your hand. This park is small enough to explore in a couple of hours. It is a jungle with the respite of the cool, natural lagoons. They natural pools all have stairs and platforms for easy entry. The guide will take you... More 

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Puntacana Resor... a, Group Coordinator FGPC at Indigenous Eyes Ecological Park & Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We expect to have you again soon! Cheers. More 

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very cool water. Beautiful place. Must visit i go and have fun with my family. You should bring googles to see under water its beautiful. Natural place. Bring repellent. Very well signpost.

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Thank you very much for your kind reviews. We hope to see you soon again! More 

Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the hidden gems of Punta Cana. Absolutely loved this excursion because there is soooo much to do and choose from here. First we took the buggies on an exciting and bumpy ride. That was soo much fun and literally the ride of our life. After the buggies we cooled off in one of the freshwater lagoons. The tour... More 

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Puntacana Resor... a, Group Coordinator FGPC at Indigenous Eyes Ecological Park & Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this wonderful review! We hope to have you again soon in Puntacana! Cheers. More 

New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's as a long walk from the entrance to the first natural pool. But boy was it worth it! The pictures don't do it justice. The water is refreshing and crystal clear. There are three pools fro swimming, by far the first one is the best. The others are smaller, more shallow and have very sliperry rocks. take some water... More 

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Puntacana Resor... a, Group Coordinator FGPC at Indigenous Eyes Ecological Park & Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review! We hope to see again soon! Thanks for choosing Puntacana as your vacation destination! Regards. More 

College Point
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park has the most amazing water to swim in. It is crystal clear and simply amazing.... I will definitely look to back. This palce makes for perfect photos

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Thank you so much for this review! We hope to have you here again soon! Regards. More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016

This place was awesome. Definitely something to see. Everyone at the park was very friendly. They also have a number of other tours at the park that look really good also.

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Puntacana Resor... a, Group Coordinator FGPC at Indigenous Eyes Ecological Park & Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review! We hope to see you soon in Puntacana again! Regards! More 

New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016

We went here twice in a week. Nice winding walk and our group had no trouble with flip flops, although I wore water shoes. The best part is the swim in fresh water and the relief from the heat and humidity so close to a beach resort. It would have benefitted from some signage to point out the species of... More 

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Thank you for your review. We invite you to try our other attractions on your next visit. Thank you for choosing Puntacana as your vacation destination. More 

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