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National Park of the East

Bayahibe, Dominican Republic
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La Romana Shore Excursion: Special Saona Tour
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Bayahibe, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed May 24, 2013

We took the Padre Nuestro route inside the national park. We paid for our entry bracelets and a guide in advance at the Medio Ambiente office near where the mass tourism buses park in bayahibe. They gave us a ride to the park entrance where...More

9  Thank Adam D
Reviewed May 8, 2013

A hidden gem in Bayahibe. Hire a motoconcho/guide ($10) and get a park pass ($2.50) and spend your afternoon looking at and swimming in some cool caves. We went there and had the caves to ourselves for most of an hour before another couple showed...More

12  Thank james v
Reviewed May 7, 2013

Isla Saona and the Star fish experience are Great ! The water is shallow and warm ... The all you can eat grilled on the beach lobster was also wonderful ..........

4  Thank rdy2go
Reviewed January 20, 2013

I loved to travel to isla saona that was like the best dream of my life, blue sea, white sand, travel on a little ship, (yolas). friendly people.

7  Thank FORTIZ0719
Reviewed January 13, 2013

We took the Pirate Ship tour to Saona Island. The kids (4 and 6) loved it. Everyone was dressed up as Pirates and the 13 people staff did a great job in animation. Saona island is as close as it gets to tropical paradise: beautiful...More

5  Thank Odin301
Reviewed January 10, 2013

you have to buy a ticket in Bayahibe to enter the park. Then you have to engage a guide or tour to access the park. fairly confusing system. You should book thru your hotel if you dont speak at least some spanish

8  Thank peterfenn1
Reviewed January 8, 2013

Went on catamaran excursion. Very nice except for the people who's selling stuff, they are very anoying

2  Thank jugin2010
Reviewed January 7, 2013

We visited Saona Island with a catamaran. On our way to the island we stopped to see the star fish. They were huge and amazing. Saona is one of the most beautiful places on Earth!

6  Thank Scandinavian_1986
Reviewed November 6, 2012

I loved everything about it, we had such a great time, we cried in the room saying good-bye to the hotel. I wanted to stay with the dolfines, only i wasn'e alowed to. Great, Great, adventure.

2  Thank rita151
Reviewed October 30, 2012

Huge area called natural pool, shallow all sand, party area!!! Many boats that return from the sauna island trip stop here for a short in the water party!!!

1  Thank 19Robert69
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Response from Rolf M | Reviewed this property |
There are marked trails that are pretty easy to follow but kind of rough. There is a Park Ranger who will come out and great you when you walk/drive up. He is plains clothes but really nice (does not speak english). The... More