Top 41 Things to do in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

Also known as La Novia del Atlantico, Puerto Plata is a city in the Dominican Republic known for its various beach resorts. Besides beautiful beaches, warm people and great weather, there are a variety of attractions in Puerto Plata for outdoor enthusiasts.

2-Day Advanced Open Water PADI Course
Earn your PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certification during this 2-day course that lets you explore the coral reefs and white-sand beaches of Sosua. Take the plunge with 5 dives designed to advance your scuba knowledge, increase your maximum depth... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities

16 hours

Free cancellation

$372
per Traveler

Beach Adventure with Cultural Experiences, Horseback Riding & Lunch
Experience a culturally enriching journey into the real Puerto Plata with a guided tour that shows you both the picturesque sights and the day-to-day lives of locals. Your adventures take you up majestic mountains and down into the Bay of... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$75
per Adult

Bravissimo Show
Caribbean rhythms, elaborate costumes, and talented dancers take to the stage in the colorful Bravissimo Show at the Ocean World Casino. Sit back and relax with unlimited rum, beer, and wine during the show. Read More

$68
per Adult

Buggy Country Drive
Hop on a 4-wheel-drive dune buggy and get ready for an off-road adventure through the Dominican countryside. With your expert guide, splash through puddles, kick up some dirt, and leave a trail of dust in your wake. Read More

Categories: Adventures

4 hours

Free cancellation

$82
per Couple

City Highlights Tour
Experience the highlights of Puerto Plata's cityscape and its landmarks. Tour the Brugal Rum Factory, admire the local architecture, and take a smooth cable car ride up Mount Isabel de Torres, which offers sweeping views from atop the city and... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$59
per Adult

Damajagua Waterfalls Excursion with Lunch
Hike, slide, swim, and jump on this exciting adventure to the Damajagua Waterfalls. An expert guide takes you on a trek through vibrant forest for a chance to plunge into 12 of the 27 natural falls at Damajagua. Challenge thrilling... Read More

$79
per Adult

Damajagua Waterfalls Tour
Damajagua Falls is a rare treasure laboriously carved over the centuries by the always-working mallet of Mother Nature. Spend a day exploring these fascinating waterfalls bored in limestone and swim in their refreshing, crystal-clear water pools. Read More

$55
per Adult

Extreme Mega Safari
Your day is full of adventure as you hop aboard an enormous 6x6 all-terrain ex-military vehicle and rumble across the Dominican countryside. Slide into the rushing Damajaqua Cascades, ride horseback through a tropical forest, and zipline across a field of... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$128
per Adult

Full-Day Dominican Countryside Adventure with Lunch
Spend an action-packed day in the countryside exploring the heart and soul of the Dominican Republic. Away from the crowds, venture to several local spots to see how the people live and experience its stunning natural beauty. Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$79
per Adult

Full-Day Paradise Island Cruise with Lunch
Spend a day relaxing under the sun, enjoying postcard-perfect scenery, and treating yourself to sumptuous bites on this luxurious cruise to Paradise Island. This full-day getaway gives you access to crystal-clear waters, a vibrant coral reef, and hours of leisure... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$154
per Adult

Guided Countryside Excursion with Damajagua Waterfalls
Go on an enlightening adventure through the diverse Dominican countryside, visiting the amazing Damajagua Waterfalls and immersing yourself in rural life along the way. Visit a rural community to learn about local lifestyles before venturing to the falls and sliding... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$80
per Adult

Guided Damajagua Waterfall Adventure with Lunch
Take an exhilarating journey through the lush Dominican countryside, walking by the Atlantic and through mountain forests on your way to the Damajagua Waterfalls. Your guided hike is rewarded with the chance to leap into the waterfall pools, literally submerging... Read More

$68
per Adult

Guided Discover Scuba Tour for Beginners
Discover an incredible underwater world on a scuba adventure that's perfect for beginners, no certification required. After an introduction to the basics, head out with an expert instructor to explore in the amazingly clear waters. Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities

8 hours

Free cancellation

$103
per Traveler

Guided Snorkeling Tour
Explore pristine waters and discover abundant marine life on this guided snorkeling adventure. Accompanied by a professional instructor, embark on a half-day cruise to scope out beautiful reefs and vibrant tropical fish. Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities

4 hours

Free cancellation

$48
per Traveler

Half-Day Eco-Farm & Beach Adventure with Lunch
Explore the lush forests and white sandy beaches of the Dominican Republic on this half-day excursion to a 700-acre (283-ha) eco-farm with waterfront access. Marvel at the scenery and participate in adventures such as horseback riding and stand-up paddleboarding along... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$125
per Adult

Half-Day Gone Fishing Tour
Cruise out into the Caribbean waters along with some expert equipment, professional guidance, food, and drinks on this relaxing half-day excursion in Puerto Plata. Watch the water and cross your fingers for a giant marlin or sailfish that might take... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities

4 hours

Free cancellation

$50
per Adult

Horseback Riding Adventure
Mount a horse and spend your morning riding through the lustrous foothills of Mount Isabel de Torres. Pass through local villages and lush plantations as you follow your guide through the countryside. Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$55
per Adult

Jarabacoa Cultural Tour
Jarabacoa and its rugged, hilly surrounds beg to be explored by horseback. Set off on a scenic ride in the company of a knowledgeable guide and enjoy visits to local monuments, sights of towering mountains, and even a refreshing swim... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$90
per Adult

Jarabacoa Rafting
Raft down the rapids of the longest river in the Dominican Republic, the Yaque del Norte River. Before and after rafting, indulge in breakfast and lunch chock full of local Dominican dishes. Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

11 hours

Free cancellation

$85
per Traveler

Jasmine Spa Package
Feel the stress dissolve from every pore on your body at the Jasmine Spa. Start with a 1-hour massage, hop into a soothing mud bath, and then rinse in a relaxing pool. Read More

Categories: Spas & Beauty

5 hours

Free cancellation

$69
per Adult

Los Haitises & Isla Bacardi
Get picked up in the morning from your Punta Cana hotel and travel to the historic dock in Samana City. Along the way, admire the arresting views of the Atlantic Ocean. Once at the dock, board a speedboat and cruise... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$142
per Adult

Luxury Catamaran Cruise & Snorkeling
Spoil your senses on a luxury catamaran cruise and snorkel in water teeming with brightly colored fish. Savor a full buffet lunch against a backdrop of spectacular island views. Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

6 hours

Free cancellation

$84
per Adult

Merlin Open Water PADI Course
Discover the wonders of scuba diving with this chance to receive your PADI Open Water Diver Certification in a tropical paradise. In just 3 short days, learn the basics, and then complete your certification with a thrilling open-water dive in... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities

1 day

Free cancellation

$398
per Traveler

Montana Ranch Horseback Riding Excursion
Embark on a unique journey into nature on the back of a majestic horse during this western-style guided tour. Follow a horseback-riding trail once used by native Taino Indians centuries ago and discover the rainforests and sprawling natural landscapes that... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$63
per Adult

Ocean World Adventure Park Day Pass
In an entertainment complex full of marine life, immerse yourself in a world of aquatic family activities. Featuring tropical aquariums, birds, dolphins, stingrays, and sea lions, fill your day with interactive animal experiences, snorkeling, and feeding birds by hand. Read More

Categories: Adventures, Attractions, Day Cruises & Water Activities

8 hours

Free cancellation

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$69

$62
per Adult

Ocean World Day Pass & Dolphin Swim
Get face-to-face with a friendly dolphin and learn hand signals, experience the thrill of a dorsal fin tow, and end with a kiss. With your day pass, watch a sea lion show and feed birds in a rainforest setting. Read More

Categories: Adventures, Amusement Parks, Day Cruises & Water Activities

30 minutes

Free cancellation

$152
per Adult

Outback Safari
Spend the day roaming through the beautiful tropical terrain of the Dominican Republic aboard an open-air safari truck. With stops for bodyboarding and souvenir shopping, as well as an authentic Dominican lunch, your day is full of adventure and excitement.... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$79
per Adult

Outback Terracross Adventure
Strap yourself into the driver's seat of a 4-wheel-drive Terracross buggy and prepare for a thrilling, off-the-beaten-track adventure in the outback. Get your motor running and explore the rugged terrain surrounding Puerto Plata in an exciting and unique way. Read More

Categories: Adventures

4 hours

Free cancellation

$90
per Adult

Outback Terracross ATV Adventure
Hop into the driver's seat of an ATV for a thrilling adventure in the Dominican Republic's beautiful back country. Led by an experienced guide, cruise to breathtaking vistas, visit a typical family home, and take a revitalizing dip in a... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$89
per Adult

Paradise Island Snorkeling & Beach Day
Come experience Paradise Island and admire colorful tropical fish and coral reefs. Spend the day on a boat, snorkel in crystal clear water, and relax on an unspoiled white sand beach. Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities

12 hours

Free cancellation

$89
per Adult

Premium Lounge with VIP Fast-Track Service
Avoid hauling heavy luggage and rushing to make it to your gate on time, thanks to exclusive access to the premium Lounge. This haven for travelers offers a private warm and welcoming environment amid the bustle of Gregorio Luperon International... Read More

Categories: Attractions

2 hours

$30
per Adult

Private Minivan: Puerto Plata Airport (POP)
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Gregorio Luperon Airport and your hotel in the comfort of a minivan. For transfers to and from Puerto Plata, the areas to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

30 minutes

Free cancellation

$61
per Vehicle

Puerto Plata City Tour with Teleferico & Fortaleza San Felipe
Discover all the reasons to fall in love with Puerto Plata on this charming tour of the paradisiacal city. Take in unsurpassable views from a cable car, dive into history at a centuries-old fortress, learn about the tobacco industry, and... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$69
per Adult

Puerto Plata Electric Trikke Coastal Ride
Ride along 3. 7 miles (6 km) of the beautiful seaside Malecón, enjoying the convenience of riding on an electric Trikke. Learn from a friendly local guide about the must-see sites in the historic town of Puerto Plata, and enjoy... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$50
per Traveler

Samaná VIP Tour with Horseback Riding & Lunch
Immerse yourself in the breathtaking landscapes of the Samaná province during a safari truck tour, with the opportunity to trot along a rainforest trail on horseback. Get introduced to the region's otherworldly natural scenery, and visit a secluded beach for... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$135
per Adult

Scuba Diving
The warm waters of the Caribbean Islands offer a wealth of beautiful reefs, amazing seascapes and ocean life just waiting to be discovered. Get the chance to dive in several breathtaking locations on this guided excursion for a range of... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities

8 hours

Free cancellation

$113
per Traveler

Shared Shuttle: Puerto Plata Airport (POP)
Enjoy convenient and cost-effective shared transportation between Puerto Plata Gregorio Luperon Airport and your hotel aboard a shuttle. For transfers to and from Puerto Plata, the areas to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

45 minutes

Free cancellation

$10
per Traveler

The 27 Waterfalls of Damajagua
Make your way to the top of a natural waterfall and jump, slide, and accelerate to the crystal blue water below. Appreciate an extremely entertaining day full of water, adventure, photo opportunities, and delicious food. Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities

7 hours 10 minutes

Free cancellation

$79
per Adult

Triple Adventure
Damajagua is known for its array of dramatic waterfalls pouring through jagged rocks and falling into sparkling pools of turquoise water below. Set off on a guided hike that takes you to a dozen of these serene, postcard-worthy waterfalls for... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$121
per Adult

Trolling Fishing Tour
Experience the joy of sport fishing over the beautiful Atlantic Ocean, with a helpful guide by your side helping you reel in the big ones. Enjoy views of the beautiful Puerto Plata coast as your captain steers you into the... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$67
per Adult

Zipline at Monkey Jungle
Fly through a pristine valley along a thrilling zipline, enjoying the cool ocean breeze and spectacular mountain views. Interact with adorable animals following your zipline adventure in a natural monkey habitat and botanical garden. Read More

Categories: Adventures

4 hours

Free cancellation

$85
per Adult

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