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Monkeyland and Plantation Safari Tour from Punta Cana

Highlights
  • 5-hour guided trip to Monkeyland and a local plantation aboard an open-air safari-style vehicle
  • Observe squirrel monkeys in their natural habitat offering stunning mountain views
  • Get to know the island’s colorful native plants and flowers at the habitat's botanical garden
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Monkeyland and Plantation Safari Tour from Punta Cana
From US$75.00
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Hotel pickups are from 7am-8:10am.
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Hotel pickups are from 1pm-2:10pm.
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Overview

Observe squirrel monkeys on this trip to Monkeyland, deep in the Dominican Republic's jungle. Ride a safari truck on this 5-hour tour through local coffee and cacao plantations, then visit the monkey sanctuary and and its botanical gardens. You'll learn about the local farmers' organic farming methods, taste freshly picked tropical fruit, and see and feed 20 monkeys that have been raised to be comfortable around people. Round-trip transportation from Bavaro and Punta Cana hotels is included.

What to Expect

A brightly painted safari vehicle will pick you up in the early morning at your Bavaro or Punta Cana hotel. Get to know your local guide on the way to a typical Dominican country plantation. 

Meet the local famers and hear about their organic farming methods, used to cultivate cinnamon, cacao, coffee and vanilla. Taste tropical fruit plucked freshly from the tree, and take advantage of the opportunity to purchase some of these straight-from-the-source products to take home. 

Climb back in your jeep and ascend a mountain road deep into the jungle. Arrive at Monkeyland, a 5-acre (2-hectare) squirrel monkey habitat managed by a dedicated couple. Follow your guide on a 45-minute tour of the sanctuary, where you'll have the chance to watch and feed the monkeys. Visit the botanical garden, featuring native trees, plants and flowers, before boarding your jeep for transport back to your hotel at the end of your 5-hour tour.

Reviews (172)
1 - 5 of 103 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago
Fun morning

I would do this excursion again. As a teacher, I would recommend this for adults and children. Jose was a great guide. He told us a lot about the island and island life. You can tell the monkey land folks love their animals and they...More

Thank Maulelis
Reviewed 4 days ago
Paradise

Beautiful, garden like setting, to be introduced to spider monkeys. Lots of photo ops, as you are led around the park.very clean and well organized. Also included are samples of local beverages, cocoa, and coconut products.

Thank Truth_b_Told_OC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Loved it

I loved this excursion. The guide was great & knowledgeable. The monkeys are so cute! The monkeys do jump all over you & will jump on your head. We got to spend a good amount of time with the monkeys & then got a tour...More

Thank hedercat
Reviewed 1 week ago
Awesome experience!

We booked our excursion via Breathless Resort and we weren't disappointed. This excursion is very educational and fun. The monkeys are truly amazing and cute. You get to see how the locals live, see how coffee and cocoa are made and see the beautiful countryside.

Thank Naomi W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great excursion for couples or family with children

Great experience, beautiful Mountain View’s, plenty of monkeys to feed. Monkeys jump right out of the trees to interact with guests. So much fun.

Thank jrpaulin
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