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Reef Explorer

Punta Cana / La Romana


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Unleash your inner explorer as you splash into the laid-back Punta Cana Reef Explorer excursion. It’s an adults-only aquatic adventure that provides a perfect combination of exploration and relaxation that includes snorkeling, ocean kayaking, swimming with stingrays, and even a massage. This half-day Punta Cana reef excursion has it all.
  • Snorkel with stingrays and nurse sharks in Punta Cana’s reef
  • Paddle board above the reef and take in the views
  • Try a Mama Juana (a Dominican local liqueur) and refreshing snacks at a health bar
  • Activity duration: 4 hours (not including transportation to and from activity)


No fuss, no rush, you’re on vacation

From power snorkeling, swimming with stingrays and nurse sharks; to paddle boarding, reef snorkeling or just splashing about in the Caribbean; what you do on this Reef Explorer excursion is completely up to you. Plan out your visit or just flow from activity to activity. However, it shakes out, exploring the Punta Cana reef at this fun marine platform will be an experience you won’t forget.

Reef Explorer Punta Cana - Shake hands with rays and sharks

Begin your day learning all about the abundant marine life off the shores of Punta Cana's beautiful Bavaro Beach coastline. Be a daredevil and jump straight into your first experience — hugging a stingray! You can play with these amazing creatures while learning all about their ecosystem.

Follow this experience with a friendly nurse shark encounter. This is a unique chance to come face to face with these docile sharks and other colorful marine life as you snorkel around the reef at your leisure.

Explore Punta Cana reef

Say goodbye to your new fishy friends because it’s now time to take a kayak through the waves, power snorkel beneath them, or sunbathe on floating mats. There’s truly no better way to unwind than to feel the ocean move beneath you as you relax and soak up the Caribbean sun.

Rejuvenate with a massage

This Reef Explorer excursion is all about relaxation, and what better way to do it than with a massage while a Caribbean sea breeze embraces you. Choose between a body massage with maderotherapy, a relaxing Tibetan massage to soothe your head, neck, and shoulders, a hand reflexology massage with acupressure, or, a foot reflexology massage with maderotherapy. Don’t be surprised if you feel years younger after the masseuse works that magic on you. And you’ll be pleased to know that the massage options are all environment-friendly with no creams or oils used that can harm the fragile ecosystem you are enjoying.

Refuel at the health bar

Whenever you choose, head on over to the health bar to chill out while sipping on refreshing fruit juices, snacking on crunchy vegetables with tasty dips, or simply unwinding on the bar’s lounge chairs. When your excursion wraps up, take a smooth ride back to your Punta Cana resort aboard comfortable round-trip transportation.


  • Round-trip, air-conditioned transportation
  • English-speaking guides
  • Health bar with snacks, fruit, shakes and non-alcoholic drinks
  • Kayaks and snorkeling equipment
  • Stingray encounter
  • Swim with nurse shark
  • 15-minute massage

Practical Information

  • Wear comfortable clothing and flip flops
  • Bring a bathing suit, towel, sunglasses, a hat, sunscreen, and money for tips and souvenirs (tipping is optional)
  • Pick-up and drop-off times will vary according to resort location
  • Please note that our partner will be providing transportation in their vehicle so that you can enjoy this exciting excursion.

Important Notice: Please note that there is an additional fee that must be paid directly to the driver when taking this tour from the following hotels:

  • $10 USD per adult and $5 USD per child: Casa de Campo Resort, Catalonia Gran Dominicus, Sunscape Dominicus, Dreams La Romana, Iberostar Hacienda Dominicus, Viva Wyndham Dominicus Beach, Viva Wyndham Dominicus Palace, and Hilton La Romana
  • $15 USD per adult and $8 USD per child: Grand Bahia Principe La Romana

Good To Know

  • Tour Language: English
  • Tour Location(s): Punta Cana
  • Season: All year long
  • Duration: 4 hours (approx.)
  • Minimum Age Requirement: 13 years old
  • Hotel Pick-up Available: Yes
  • Good Physical Condition Required: No
  • Suitable For Children : No
  • Suitable For Elderly: No
  • Pregnant Woman Allowed: No
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