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Punta Cana: Monkey Land Half-Day Safari

Activity provider: Runners Adventures

Punta Cana: Monkey Land Half-Day Safari

Activity provider: Runners Adventures

From US$ 89 per person

Take a guided tour that allows you to interact in close proximity with beautiful and friendly squirrel monkeys at Monkeyland, and visit a typical Dominican house where you will learn more about the country's culture and way of living.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures are in place. Check your activity voucher once you book for full details. Learn more
Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
German, Spanish, English, French
Pickup included
Pick-up is available at most hotels and accommodations in the Punta Cana, Bavaro, Uvero Alto, Macao and Cabeza de Toro area. Pick up time will always be anytime between 7:00 AM - 8:10 AM in the morning or 1:00 PM - 2:10 PM in the afternoon.

Experience

Highlights
  • Interact with and feed the squirrel monkeys of the Dominican Republic
  • Enjoy panoramic views of the Eastern mountains and local villages
  • See a typical island home and learn about the coffee and cacao production
  • Taste fresh and organic fruits and coffee
Full description

Visit the coconut house or “Casa del Coco” to learn how coconut oil is produced and taste exotic Caribbean fruits, roasted coffee, and cacao. Interact in close proximity with friendly squirrel monkeys for the next 45 minutes. These charming and intelligent monkeys have been trained by a Canadian couple with over 35 years of experience working with animals, including 12 years at the Toronto Zoo teaching monkeys how to interact with humans. The tour is based on 5 acres of beautiful land that monkeys have made their home. They will descend from the trees to sit on your shoulder and eat from your hands. They also love to pose for the cameras, especially for selfies.

Includes
  • Guides
  • Entrance to Monkeyland
  • Hotel pick up and drop off (morning between 7:00 AM - 8:10 AM, afternoon bewteen 1:00 PM - 2:10 PM)
  • Water
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users
  • People with respiratory issues
  • People with epilepsy
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Due to ongoing COVID-19 virus preventative measures, tastings will not be permitted until further notice
  • Guests suffering from heart conditions, disability and/or mobility problems, epilepsy, allergies, and upper respiratory infections are not permitted on this tour. The tour is also not available to pregnant women
  • Please do not wear sunscreen or insect repellent
  • Wear comfortable clothes, and bring your camera and extra cash for souvenirs and pictures
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 255 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.7/5
  • Transportation
    4.4/5
  • Value for money
    4.1/5
  • Safety
    4.5/5

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Following our reservation we received an email informing us of the meeting place and time for the excursion. This activity was supervised by our great Guide Jesus and his fellow driver Frandy! On the program: animation presenting the art of working coffee and cocoa + tasting. Tasting of Mama Juana, typical Dominican alcohol. Possibility to buy different products (ranging from 5$ to 30$) Visit of monkeyland, before starting you are offered to leave your personal belongings in collective lockers (free) or in lockers with padlocks (rental at 10$). Then the monkey tour starts and there are several stops where you feed the monkeys and have a photographer take your picture. You are also free to bring your smartphone and take your own photos. At the end of the visit you obviously have the possibility to buy the photos, credit card ok ($40 the pack of 15 photos in digital version / $10 the photo printed on site)

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October 17, 2022

Too bad the guide didn't speak more French during the trip. He spoke almost everything in English. Otherwise he was great, top welcome, top driver. Too bad they talk to us about something completely other than the monkeys at the start and that we only spent 30 minutes with the monkeys.

October 11, 2022

It was a great activity that was both fun and educational. The only negative point is the stops we had to make to pick up all the participants it took about 1h30 if not more to pick up everyone with the children it's a bit difficult because they are often impatient but overall the excursion was worth it.

August 17, 2022

Product ID: 45557