Bavaro Runner Safary

Bavaro Runner Safary

What's the best way to experience the Dominican Republic's wild-side? By taking an adventure aboard a safari truck and on horseback, of course! Bavaro Runners near Punta Cana takes you on an immersive journey to get off the beaten track. Experience plantations, rural life, cigar and rum making, a homemade lunch, and even a swim in the waters of Macao Beach.

Explore the beating heart of the Dominican Republic

Adventure and culture await on this impressive Bavaro Runners trip near Punta Cana. Take yourself away from your resort with a transfer to the Dominican countryside. There, you’ll soon discover the most incredible sights, sounds and smells of the remote corners of the island.

A safari-style truck will take you to the backroads, where everything is laid out right before you. Take in the rich vastness of sugar cane fields, coffee trees and cocoa plantations.

Get on your high horse and ride!

From there, it’s onward to lush tropical forests and jungle-mountains for a slice of authentic life in the Dominican Republic. Visit a rural school, see a typical Dominican home, and eat fruit right off the trees!

And get ready to take a short horseback ride to really experience a different way of life Whether you’re a newbie or an advanced rider, you’ll enjoy going through the island’s countryside atop your friendly steed.

Find out how cigars and rum are made

Afterward, enjoy a traditional homemade lunch, followed by lessons about traditional Dominican culture and customs from local farmers. Learn everything from how the crops have been ploughed through the decades, to how tobacco leaves are harvested for the world-famous cigars that are made here, to the processes behind transforming cane juice into the warm notes and aromatic flavors of the region’s finest rum.

Wrap it up on the beach

As the sun lowers, your magical day draws to a close, but not before visiting the private club at the famous Macao Beach for a little swimming, bathing and R&R. A great way to conclude a perfect blend of culture and adventure in this Bavaro Runners experience before being transported back to your resort.


- Experience rural life in the Dominican Republic, including tobacco and coffee plantations
- Ride horses through the countryside – no experience necessary!
- Relax at a private Macao Beach club and take a dip in the sea
- Activity duration: 9 hours (not including transportation to and from activity)
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off included


- Transportation on a safari truck
- Horseback ride
- Lunch and drinks (bottled water, rum, beer, sodas)
- English-speaking guides

Tour language: English Location(s): Punta Cana
Season: All year long Duration 9 hours (approx.)
Hotel pick-up available: Yes Good physical condition required: No
Minimum age requirement: Suitable for all ages Suitable for children: YES
Suitable for the elderly: NO Pregnant women allowed: NO